Avon Regional Organisation of Councils (AROC)

AROC stands for "Avon Regional Organisation of Councils."   

Some basic facts are as follows:

Regional Population:   approx.23,671

Area:                              approx. 10,600 sq km

Year of Formation:       1999

AROC Member Councils

Toodyay, Goomalling, Northam, York and Victoria Plains

Shire CEO Shire President Deputies
Toodyay Ms Suzie  Haslehurst  Cr Rosemary Madacsi    Cr Beth Ruthven
Goomalling Mr Peter Bentley Cr Barry Haywood Cr Rolly Van Gelderen   
Northam Mr Jason Whiteaker Cr Chris Antonio Cr Julie Williams  
Victoria Plains     Ms Glenda Teede Cr Pauline Bantock Cr Stephanie Penn
York Mr Chris Linnell Cr Denese Smythe


AROC Vision
To work cooperatively for the benefit of the region and well-being of the community.

AROC Business
Strategic land use planning; Tourism management and promotion of the regional area; Socioeconomic, environmental and natural resource planning; waste management; Seniors accommodation solutions; centralised information technology and rating systems.

Agendas and Minutes
AROC Meetings are not open to the public however Agendas and Minutes are posted in the public arena.  

Links (to Member Councils)

Shire of Toodyay Council Website / Visitor Centre website

Shire of Goomalling Council Website Visitor Centre website

Shire of Northam Council Website Visitor Centre website

Shire of Victoria Plains Council Website / Visitor Centre website

Shire of York Council Website 

Memorandum of Understanding for the operation of the AROC Group Agreement 

Avon Regional Organisation of Councils (AROC)
C/- Shire of Toodyay
PO Box 96
TOODYAY WA 6566
Telephone: (08) 9574 9305
Email:  records@toodyay.wa.gov.au