New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
|• Density||3.101/km2 (8.032/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 Highway 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 on 10 September 2016, and the makeup of the Council is as follows:
|Independents and Unaligned||9|
The current Council, elected in 2016, in order of election, is:
|Matt Austin||Unaligned||Deputy Mayor|
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Junee (A) (Local Government Area)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 27 June 2017.
- "Your Councillors & Your Staff". Your council. Junee Shire Council. Archived from the original on 10 June 2014. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
- "Junee Shire Council". Department of Local Government. Archived from the original on 7 September 2006. Retrieved 7 November 2006.
- "Junee Shire Council: Summary of First Preference and Group Votes for each Candidate". Local Government Elections 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
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