Boorowa Shire

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This article is about the local government area. For the regional town, see Boorowa, New South Wales.
Boorowa Shire
New South Wales
Boorowa LGA NSW.png
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates 34°26′S 148°43′E / 34.433°S 148.717°E / -34.433; 148.717Coordinates: 34°26′S 148°43′E / 34.433°S 148.717°E / -34.433; 148.717
Population 2,558 (2013 est)[1]
 • Density 0.9919/km2 (2.5689/sq mi)
Area 2,579 km2 (995.8 sq mi)
Mayor Wendy Tuckerman
Council seat Boorowa[2]
Region South West Slopes
State electorate(s) Goulburn
Federal Division(s) Hume
Website Boorowa Shire
LGAs around Boorowa Shire:
Weddin Cowra Bathurst
Young Boorowa Shire Upper Lachlan
Harden Yass Valley Upper Lachlan

Boorowa Shire is a local government area in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia. The shire is located adjacent to the Lachlan Valley Way and includes Boorowa and the small towns of Rye Park, Rugby, Frogmore and Reids Flat.

The Mayor of Boorowa Shire Council is Cr. Wendy Tuckerman, an independent politician.


Current composition and election method[edit]

Boorowa Council is composed of nine Councillors elected proportionally as one entire 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]

Party Councillors
  Independents and Unaligned 9
Total 9

The current Council, elected in 2012, in order of election, is:[3]

Councillor Party Notes
  Wendy Tuckerman Independent Mayor
  Peter Sykes Unaligned
  Christopher Corcoran Unaligned Deputy Mayor
  Jack Ryan Unaligned
  Tim McGrath Unaligned
  Robert Gledhill Unaligned
  David Evans Independent
  Andrew Southwell Unaligned
  Gus Clements Unaligned


  1. ^ "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 1. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, New South Wales". 3 April 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Boorowa Council". New South Wales Division of Local Government. Retrieved 1 December 2006. 
  3. ^ a b "Boorowa Council: Summary of First Preference Votes for each Candidate". Local Government Elections 2012. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 13 September 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2012.