Somerset Regional Council
Somerset Regional Council was formed on 15 March 2008 following an amalgamation of Esk Shire and Kilcoy Shire Councils. It has a Mayor and six Councillors, each is elected by their constitutions and serve a four-year term.
The Somerset region is an hour west of Brisbane and is the fastest growing local government area in South East Queensland. It has a strong agricultural, environmental, heritage and tourism values.
It contains important vegetation and forest, areas of high scenic and landscape amenity and significantly, the key water catchments for South East Queensland.View the website