|Shire of Rosedale|
Location in Victoria
|• Density||4.0543/km2 (10.501/sq mi)|
|Area||2,276.6 km2 (879.0 sq mi)|
|County||Buln Buln, Tanjil|
The Shire of Rosedale was a local government area stretching between the towns of Traralgon and Sale in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. The shire covered an area of 2,276.6 square kilometres (879.0 sq mi), and existed from 1869 until 1994.
On 2 December 1994, the Shire of Rosedale was abolished, and, along with the City of Sale, and parts of the Shires of Alberton and Avon, was merged into the newly created Shire of Wellington. The Boole Poole Peninsula south of Metung was transferred to the newly created Shire of East Gippsland, while the Glengarry and Toongabbie districts north of Traralgon were transferred to the newly created City of Latrobe.
The Shire of Rosedale was divided into three ridings, each of which elected three councillors:
- Central Riding
- North Riding
- East Riding
Towns and localities
- Golden Beach
- Loch Sport
- The Lakes National Park
- Willung South
* Estimate in the 1958 Victorian Year Book.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics, Victoria Office (1994). Victorian Year Book. pp. 49–52. ISSN 0067-1223.
- Victorian Municipal Directory. Brunswick: Arnall & Jackson. 1992. pp. 823–824. Accessed at State Library of Victoria, La Trobe Reading Room.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (1 August 1995). Victorian local government amalgamations 1994-1995: Changes to the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (PDF). Commonwealth of Australia. p. 6,8,12. ISBN 0-642-23117-6. Retrieved 5 January 2008.