Lockyer Valley Regional Council
Lockyer Valley Regional Council formed in March 2008 following the amalgamation of the former Gatton and Laidley Shire Councils. With a total workforce of approximately 400 people, in a variety of tenure, Council is one of the major employers in the region.
Nestled at the foot of the Great Dividing Range, the Lockyer Valley is little more than an hours drive from Brisbane and the Gold Coast and approximately 30 minutes from Ipswich and Toowoomba.
Covering an area of 2272 square kilometres, there are seven towns in the Lockyer Valley including the major centres of Gatton, Laidley and Plainland and a number of smaller townships including Withcott, Forest Hill, Helidon, Murphys Creek and Grantham.View the website