Warren Shire

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This article is about the local government area. For the regional town, see Warren, New South Wales.
Warren Shire
New South Wales
Warren LGA NSW.png
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates 31°42′S 147°50′E / 31.700°S 147.833°E / -31.700; 147.833Coordinates: 31°42′S 147°50′E / 31.700°S 147.833°E / -31.700; 147.833
Population 2,758 (2011)[1]
 • Density 0.26/km2 (0.67/sq mi)
Area 10,760 km2 (4,154.5 sq mi)
Mayor Rex Wilson (Unaligned)
Council seat Warren
Region Orana
State electorate(s) Barwon
Federal Division(s) Parkes
Website Warren Shire
LGAs around Warren Shire:
Brewarrina Walgett Coonamble
Bogan Warren Shire Gilgandra
Bogan Lachlan Narromine

Warren Shire is a local government area in the Orana region of New South Wales, Australia. The Shire is located adjacent to the Macquarie River and the Mitchell and Oxley Highways. The use of the area is mainly for wool and cotton growing.

Warren Shire includes the regional towns of Warren and Nevertire.

The Mayor of Warren Shire Council is Cr. Rex Wilson, who is unaligned with any political party.

Council[edit]

Current composition and election method[edit]

Warren Shire Council is composed of twelve Councillors elected proportionally as four separate wards, each electing three Councillors. All Councillors are elected for a fixed four-year term of office. The Mayor is elected by the Councillors at the first meeting of the Council. The most recent election was due to be held on 8 September 2012. However, in all four Wards only three candidates per Ward, being those below, nominated for election. There being no additional candidates, the election for all four Wards was uncontested. The makeup of the Council is as follows:[2][3][4][5]

Party Councillors
  Independents and Unaligned 12
Total 12

The current Council, elected in 2012, in alphabetical order by Ward, is:

Ward Councillor Party Notes
A Ward[2]   Julian Campbell Unaligned
  Noel Kinsey Independent
  Pauline Serdity Unaligned Deputy Mayor[6]
B Ward[3]   Mark Beach Unaligned
  Nick Brennan Unaligned
  Rex Wilson Unaligned Mayor[6]
C Ward[4]   Richard Azar Unaligned
  Kevin Taylor Unaligned
  Tony Van Lubeck Unaligned
D Ward[5]   Jim McCalman Unaligned
  Milton Quigley Unaligned
  Brett Williamson Unaligned

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Warren (A)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Warren Shire Council - A Ward". Local Government Elections 2012. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 8 September 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Warren Shire Council - B Ward". Local Government Elections 2012. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 8 September 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Warren Shire Council - C Ward". Local Government Elections 2012. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 8 September 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Warren Shire Council - D Ward". Local Government Elections 2012. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 8 September 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Leadership team returns unopposed". Warren Advocate. 3 October 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2012.