New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
|• Density||4.8875/km2 (12.659/sq mi)|
|Area||2,329 km2 (899.2 sq mi)|
|Federal Division(s)||Division of Farrer|
A 2015 review of local government boundaries by the NSW Government Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal recommended that the Corowa Shire merge with the Lockhart and Urana shires to form a new council with an area of 8,581 square kilometres (3,313 sq mi) and support a population of approximately 16,000. The Council was dissolved on 12 May 2016 and along with Urana Shire the area became part of the new Federation Council 
Composition and election method
At the time of dissolution, Corowa Shire Council was composed of nine councillors elected proportionally as a single ward. All councillors were elected for a fixed four-year term of office. The last election was due to be held on 8 September 2012. However, only nine candidates, being the below, nominated for election. There being no additional candidates, the election was uncontested.
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- "Corowa Shire Council". Department of Local Government. Retrieved 2006-11-08.
- "Merger proposal: Corowa Shire Council, Lockhart Shire Council, Urana Shire Council" (PDF). Government of New South Wales. January 2016. p. 8. Retrieved 13 March 2016.
- "Federation Council". Stronger Councils. Government of New South Wales. 12 May 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2016.
- "No council vote in some Riverina shires". ABC News. Australia. 10 August 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012.
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