Shire of Koorda

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This article is about a local government area. For the town, see Koorda, Western Australia.
Shire of Koorda
Western Australia
Koorda LGA WA.png
Location in Western Australia
Population 431 (2013 est)[1]
 • Density 0.15199/km2 (0.3937/sq mi)
Established 1927
Area 2,835.7 km2 (1,094.9 sq mi)
Mayor Janet Brooks
Council seat Koorda
Region Wheatbelt
State electorate(s) Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s) Durack
Website Shire of Koorda
LGAs around Shire of Koorda:
Dalwallinu Dalwallinu Mount Marshall
Wongan Ballidu Shire of Koorda Mount Marshall
Dowerin Wyalkatchem Trayning

The Shire of Koorda is a local government area in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, about 240 kilometres (150 mi) northeast of Perth, the state capital. The Shire covers an area of 2,836 square kilometres (1,095 sq mi) and its seat of government is the town of Koorda.

History[edit]

In 1927, the Koorda Road District was gazetted out of land previously administered by the Wyalkatchem and Mount Marshall Road Boards. On 1 July 1961, it became a Shire under the Local Government Act 1960.[2]

Wards[edit]

The shire has been divided into 4 wards, each with two councillors.

  • Town Ward
  • Central Ward
  • North Ward
  • South Ward

Towns and localities[edit]

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 May 2007.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°49′52″S 117°29′02″E / 30.831°S 117.484°E / -30.831; 117.484