City of Bayswater
|City of Bayswater|
|Population||66,050 (2016 census)|
|• Density||1,909.0/km2 ( 4,944/sq mi)|
|Area||34.6 km2 (13.4 sq mi)|
|Region||Eastern Metropolitan Perth|
|State electorate(s)||Maylands, Bassendean, Morley|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Perth|
|Website||City of Bayswater|
The City of Bayswater is a local government area in the heart of the inner east of the Western Australian capital city of Perth, about 7 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Perth's central business district. The City covers an area of 34.6 square kilometres (13.4 sq mi) and has a population of 65,050 as at the 2016 Census. The City of Bayswater is a member of the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council.
The Bayswater Road District was created on 5 March 1897. On 1 July 1961, it became a shire following the enactment of the Local Government Act 1960. On 29 October 1983 it attained city status. In 1998 the suburb of Maylands was transferred into the City of Bayswater from the City of Stirling. The portion of the suburb of Noranda north of Widgee Road was transferred to the City of Bayswater from the City of Swan on 1 July 2016.
Past Mayors Albert, Sylvan (2013-2015). Kenyon, Terry (2005-2007, 2009-2013). Magro, Lou (2007-2009) D'Orazio, John (1984-2001).
Past Deputy Mayors Sabatino, Michael (2013-2015). McKenna, Barry (2009-2013). McClelland, Ian (1992-2001, 2005-2007). D'Orazio, John (1982-1984). Adele Farina (1989-1990)
Past Councillors Albert, Sylvan (1999-2001, 2007-2015). Anderton, Mike ( -2015). Cooke, Veronica. D'Orazio, John (1981-2001). Gaunt, Terry ( - 2007). Magro, Lou (-2011). McClelland, Ian (1986-2007). Pittaway, Graham( -2013). Robinson, Marlene (1992-2013). Sabatino, Michael ( -2015). Toldo, Martin (2011-2015). Turkington, Sonia ( -2013).
The City is divided into 4 wards. The Mayor and Deputy Mayor is each elected from among the councillors.
- Central Ward (3 councillors)
Cr Barry McKenna (1991–present), Cr Chris Cornish (2011–present), Cr Sally Palmer (2015–present)
- North Ward (3 councillors) Cr Brent Fleeton (2015–present), Cr Stephanie Gray (2017-present), Cr Filomena Piffaretti (2017-present)
- South Ward (2 councillors)
Cr Catherine Ehkrhardt (2015–present), Cr Elli Petersen-Pik (2017-present)
- West Ward (3 councillors) Cr Dan Bull (2015-present), Cr Lorna Clarke (2017-present), Cr Giorgia Johnson (2017-present)
Current Mayor: Cr Dan Bull (23 Oct 2017–present). Current Deputy Mayor: Cr Chris Cornish (23 Oct 2017–present)
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bayswater (C)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
- WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 2.0), 31 May 2003.
- "Local Government Act 1960–1982. City of Bayswater (City Status) Order 1983". Western Australia Government Gazette. 3 June 1983. p. 1983:1704.
- Pascual Juanola, Marta (31 March 2016). "Noranda joins Baysy". The Perth Voice. Retrieved 9 April 2016.