Shire of Kellerberrin

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This article is about a local government area. For the town, see Kellerberrin, Western Australia.
Shire of Kellerberrin
Western Australia
Kellerberrin LGA WA.png
Location in Western Australia
Population 1,227 (2013 est)[1]
 • Density 0.64013/km2 (1.6579/sq mi)
Established 1908
Area 1,916.8 km2 (740.1 sq mi)
Mayor Rodney Giles
Council seat Kellerberrin
Region Wheatbelt
State electorate(s) Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s) Durack
Website www.kellerberrin.wa.gov.au
LGAs around Shire of Kellerberrin:
Wyalkatchem Trayning Nungarin
Tammin Shire of Kellerberrin Merredin
Quairading Bruce Rock Bruce Rock

The Shire of Kellerberrin is a local government area in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, about 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of Merredin and about 200 kilometres (124 mi) east of Perth, the state capital. The Shire covers an area of 1,917 square kilometres (740 sq mi) and its seat of government is the town of Kellerberrin.

History[edit]

On 24 July 1908, the Kellerberrin Road District was created, and included large parts of what is now Tammin, Wyalkatchem and Trayning. On 1 July 1961, it became the Shire of Kellerberrin after the Local Government Act 1960 was enacted.[2]

Wards[edit]

The Shire has seven councillors and no wards. Prior to the elections in May 2003, there were eight councillors representing three wards - East Ward (2), Kellerberrin Ward (4) and West Ward (2).

Towns and localities[edit]

Population[edit]

Year Population
1921 1,804
1933 2,412
1947 2,076
1954 2,347
1961 2,420
1966 2,367
1971 2,132
1976 1,794
1981 1,663
1986 1,436
1991 1,326
1996 1,210
2001 1,162
2006 1,183

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 3 April 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  2. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 July 2007.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°37′55″S 117°42′29″E / 31.632°S 117.708°E / -31.632; 117.708