Shire of Tammin

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This article is about a local government area. For the town, see Tammin, Western Australia.
Shire of Tammin
Western Australia
Tammin LGA WA.png
Location in Western Australia
Population 446 (2011 est)[1]
 • Density 0.4043/km2 (1.0471/sq mi)
Area 1,103.2 km2 (425.9 sq mi)
Mayor Rodney Stokes
Council seat Tammin
Region Wheatbelt
State electorate(s) Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s) Durack
Website www.tammin.wa.gov.au
LGAs around Shire of Tammin:
Dowerin Wyalkatchem Trayning
Cunderdin Shire of Tammin Kellerberrin
Quairading

The Shire of Tammin is a local government area in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. Its seat of government is the town of Tammin, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of Merredin and about 180 kilometres (112 mi) east of Perth, the state capital.

History[edit]

Originally the area was governed by the Meckering Road Board (now the neighbouring Shire of Cunderdin). In 1948, the Tammin Road District was gazetted, and on 1 July 1961, it became a shire under the Local Government Act 1960.[2]

Wards[edit]

The Shire has never had wards, and all six councillors sit at large. The Shire President is elected from amongst the councillors.

Towns and localities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 30 March 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  2. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 May 2007.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°38′28″S 117°29′28″E / 31.641°S 117.491°E / -31.641; 117.491