City of Broken Hill

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City of Broken Hill
New South Wales
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Coordinates 31°57′S 141°27′E / 31.950°S 141.450°E / -31.950; 141.450Coordinates: 31°57′S 141°27′E / 31.950°S 141.450°E / -31.950; 141.450
Population 18,517 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 109/km2 (280/sq mi)
Area 170 km2 (65.6 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+10:30)
Mayor Darriea Turley(Country Labor)
Council seat Broken Hill
Region Far West
State electorate(s) Barwon
Federal Division(s) Parkes[2]
Website City of Broken Hill
LGAs around City of Broken Hill:
Unincorporated Far West
Unincorporated Far West City of Broken Hill Unincorporated Far West
Unincorporated Far West

The City of Broken Hill is a local government area in the Far West region of New South Wales, Australia. The area contains an isolated mining city, Broken Hill, located in the outback of New South Wales and is surrounded by the Unincorporated Far West Region. The City is located adjacent to the Silver City and Barrier Highways and the Broken Hill railway line.

The Mayor of the City of Broken Hill Council is Cr. Darriea Turley, an Country Labor politician.

Council[edit]

Party Councillors
  Independents and Unaligned 5
  Australian Labor Party 5
Total 10

The current Council, elected in 2016 in order of election, is:[3]

Councillor Party Notes
  Darriea Turley Country Labor Mayor[4]
  Marion Browne Country Labor
  Dave Gallagher Independent
  Tom Kennedy Independent
  Jim Nolan Country Labor
  Christine Adams Independent
  Bob Algate Independent
  Branko Licul Country Labor
  Ron Page Independent
  Maureen Clark Country Labor

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Broken Hill (C)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Profile of the electoral division of Parkes (NSW)". Australian Electoral Commission. 25 February 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Broken Hill Council:Summary of Group and Candidate First Preference Votes". Local Government Election 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 19 September 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "Broken Hill City Council: Mayoral Election". Local Government Election 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 19 September 2016. Retrieved 28 October 2016. 

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