Shire of Mundaring

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This article is about a local government area. For the suburb, see Mundaring, Western Australia.
Shire of Mundaring
Western Australia
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Population 39,129 (2012 est)[1]
 • Density 60.675/km2 (157.146/sq mi)
Established 1903
Area 644.9 km2 (249.0 sq mi)
Mayor Helen Dullard
Council seat Mundaring
Region Darling Scarp
State electorate(s) Darling Range, Kalamunda, Midland, Swan Hills
Federal Division(s) Hasluck, Pearce
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Website www.mundaring.wa.gov.au
LGAs around Shire of Mundaring:
Swan Swan Northam
Swan Shire of Mundaring York
Kalamunda Kalamunda York

The Shire of Mundaring is a local government area on the eastern fringe of metropolitan Perth, the capital of Western Australia. The Shire covers an area of 645 square kilometres (249 sq mi) and has a population of 36,529 (2011).

History[edit]

The Greenmount Road District was created on 17 April 1903. On 29 March 1934, it was renamed Mundaring. On 1 July 1961, it became the Shire of Mundaring after enactment of the Local Government Act 1960.[2]

Statistics[edit]

Mundaring Shire has published the following statistics for the period 1994-2006:[3]

  • Population: 35,097
  • Area: 643.32 km²
  • Rateable area: 205.91 km²
  • Rateable properties: 13,600
  • Revenue: A$17.4M
  • Vested reserves: 104.60 km²
  • Forests and National Parks: 238.30 km²

Wards[edit]

The shire is divided into four wards.

  • West Ward (three councillors)
  • South Ward (three councillors)
  • Central Ward (three councillors)
  • East Ward (three councillors)

Suburbs and localities[edit]

Population[edit]

Year Population
1911 2,716
1921 3,296
1933 4,975
1947 6,072
1954 7,619
1961 8,104
1966 8,925
1971 12,018
1976 16,867
1981 20,786
1986 24,415
1991 29,184
1996 31,462
2001 33,281
2006 35,095
2011 36,529

Presidents and chairmen[edit]

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 3.0), 31 July 2007.
  3. ^ Mundaring Shire Council. "Population & Area". Archived from the original on 2006-02-19. Retrieved 2006-04-01. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°53′49″S 116°10′16″E / 31.897°S 116.171°E / -31.897; 116.171