Narromine Shire

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Narromine
New South Wales
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Location in New South Wales
Coordinates 32°14′S 148°14′E / 32.233°S 148.233°E / -32.233; 148.233Coordinates: 32°14′S 148°14′E / 32.233°S 148.233°E / -32.233; 148.233
Population 6,822 (2015 est)[1]
 • Density 1.3/km2 (3.4/sq mi)
Area 5,264 km2 (2,032.4 sq mi)
Mayor Craig Davies (Independent)
Council seat Narromine
Region Orana
State electorate(s) Dubbo
Federal Division(s) Parkes
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Website Narromine
LGAs around Narromine:
Warren Warren Gilgandra
Lachlan Narromine Dubbo
Lachlan Parkes Cabonne

Narromine Shire is a local government area in the Orana region of New South Wales, Australia. The Shire is located adjacent to the Mitchell Highway and the Main Western railway line.

Narromine Shire includes the towns of Narromine, Trangie and Tomingley.

The Mayor of Narromine Shire Council is Cr. Craig Davies, an independent politician.

Council[edit]

Current composition and election method[edit]

Narromine 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 at the first meeting of the Council. The most recent election was held on 10 September 2016, and the makeup of the Council is as follows:[2]

Party Councillors
  Independents 9
Total 9

The current Council, elected in 2016, in order of election, is:[2]

Councillor Party Notes
  Rob McCutcheon Independent
  Craig Davies Independent Mayor[3]
  James Craft Independent
  Dawn Collins Independent Deputy Mayor[3]
  Les Lambert Independent
  Mark Munro Independent
  Colin Hamilton Independent
  Lyn Jablonski Independent
  Peter Drew Independent

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014–15". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Narromine Shire Council: Summary of First Preference Votes for each Candidate". Local Government Elections 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016. 
  3. ^ a b Ryan, Grace (27 September 2016). "New council meets for the first time". Narromine News. Retrieved 17 October 2016.