Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council is a local government area located in the Southern Tablelands region of New South Wales, Australia. The council was formed on 12 May 2016 through a merger of the City of Queanbeyan and Palerang Council. The council has an area of 5,319 square kilometres (2,054 sq. mi) and lies between the eastern boundary of the Australian Capital Territory and the Great Dividing Range. At the time of its establishment, the council had an estimated population of 56,368.Following the election on 9 September 2017, Tim Overall was elected Mayor of Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council. Overall was the last Mayor of the Queanbeyan City Council, as an independent, prior to the merger with Palerang.