New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
|• Density||3.018/km2 (7.817/sq mi)|
|Area||2,030 km2 (783.8 sq mi)|
|Mayor||Cr. Neil Smith (Unaligned)|
The Junee Shire is a local government area in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. The Shire comprises an area of 2,030 square kilometres (780 sq mi) and is located adjacent to the Olympic Way and the Main South railway line. The Shire includes the town of Junee and the small towns of Bethungra, Illabo, Wantabagery, Harefield, Old Junee, Junee Reefs, Dirnaseer and Eurongilly.
Current composition and election method
Junee 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 each September. The most recent council election was held in September 2014, and the makeup of the Council is as follows:
|Independents and Unaligned||9|
The current Council, elected in 2012, in order of election, is:
|Andrew Clinton||Unaligned||Deputy Mayor|
At the 2013 mayroal elections Lola Cummins beat Neil Smith 6 - 3 for mayor and Andrew Clinton beat Neil Smith 5-4 for Deputy Mayor
At the 2014 mayroal elections Neil Smith beat Lola Cummins 5 - 4 for mayor and Pam Halliburton beat Bob Callow 6-3 for Deputy Mayor
- "3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2012". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 30 August 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2014. Estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June 2012.
- "Your Councillors & Your Staff". Your council. Junee Shire Council. September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
- "Junee Shire Council". Department of Local Government. Retrieved 7 November 2006.
- "Junee Shire Council: Summary of First Preference and Group Votes for each Candidate". Local Government Elections 2012. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2012.
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