Warrumbungle Shire is a local government area in the central western region of New South Wales, Australia. The Shire is traversed by the Newell Highway.
Mayor of Warrumbungle Shire Council is Cr. Peter Shinton, who is unaligned with any political party.
Main towns and villages [ edit ]
The Shire incorporates the towns of
Binnaway, Coolah, Coonabarabran, Dunedoo, Baradine and Mendooran.
Council [ edit ]
The Shire was created in 2004 by the amalgamation of
Coolah and Coonabarabran Shire councils. Following amalgamation, the Shire was run by an administrator, until elections were held in March 2005.
Current composition and election method [ edit ]
Warrumbungle Shire Council is composed of nine
Councillors elected proportionally as a single ward. 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 held on 8 September 2012, and the makeup of the Council is as follows: [3 ]
The current Council, elected in 2012, in order of election, is:
[4 ] Deputy Mayor
Tourism [ edit ]
Large numbers of people
Warrumbungle mountain range and Warrumbungles National Park, which are fascinating geological areas of New South Wales.
References [ edit ]