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The Belfast Road District was established 29 June 1853. The Road District was proclaimed a Shire on 8 December 1863.
Local Government Reform 1993-1995
This council was abolished in 1994 as part of a statewide program of local government reform enacted between 1993 and 1995. The reform process reduced the number of councils from 210 to 78. The Shire of Moyne has been appointed as the successor in law of the Belfast Shire and has assumed its rights, assets and liabilities.