City of Bayswater

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This article is about a local government area. For the suburb, see Bayswater, Western Australia.
City of Bayswater
Western Australia
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Population 67,316 (2012 est)[1]
 • Density 2,052.3/km2 (5,315/sq mi)
Established 1897
Area 32.8 km2 (12.7 sq mi)
Mayor Terence Kenyon
Council seat Morley
Region NE Metropolitan Perth
State electorate(s) Maylands, Bassendean, Morley
Federal Division(s) Division of Perth
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Website www.bayswater.wa.gov.au
LGAs around City of Bayswater:
Stirling Swan Swan
Stirling City of Bayswater Bassendean
Vincent Victoria Park Belmont

The City of Bayswater is a local government area in the inner northeastern suburbs of the Western Australian capital city of Perth, about 9 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Perth's central business district. The City covers an area of 32.8 square kilometres (12.7 sq mi) and has an estimated population of 61,262 (2011).

History[edit]

The Bayswater Road District was created on 5 March 1897. On 1 July 1961, it became a shire following the enactment of the Local Government Act 1960. On 29 October 1983 it attained city status.[2][3]

Wards[edit]

The City is divided into 4 wards. The mayor is elected from among the councillors.

  • Central Ward (3 councillors)
  • North Ward (3 councillors)
  • South Ward (2 councillors)
  • West Ward (3 councillors)

Suburbs[edit]

* indicates suburb partially located within City

Population[edit]

Year Population
1911 1,790
1921 2,392
1933 4,138
1947 6,453
1954 14,555
1961 19,296
1966 26,112
1971 34,261
1976 38,302
1981 38,526
1986 41,331
1991 43,810
1996 43,573
2001 54,008
2006 55,801
2011 61,262

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 30 August 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  2. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 2.0), 31 May 2003.
  3. ^ "Local Government Act 1960–1982. City of Bayswater (City Status) Order 1983". Western Australia Government Gazette. 3 June 1983. p. 1983:1704. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°53′13″S 115°54′25″E / 31.887°S 115.907°E / -31.887; 115.907