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Reception Closure

Council’s main reception in Leongatha will be closed this week for building works. Reception will reopen on Monday 22 August. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Spotlight on Poowong


  • There are 643 residents living in Poowong.
  • Poowong's population declined from 1921, however has remained steady since 2011 when the township experienced a rapid rise.
  • 77 residents were born overseas, with most overseas residents coming from the United Kingdom and Korea.
  • 160 people in Poowong attended an educational institution in 2016.
  • Mortgage repayments are highter in Poowong than South Gippsland.
  • There is a greater proportion of couples with children living in Poowong than in South Gippsland.
  • 37 percent of households have two motor vehicles.