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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

Summary

  • 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.