Shire of Perry
|Shire of Perry
Location within Queensland
|Population||445 (2006 census)|
|• Density||0.18874/km2 (0.4888/sq mi)|
|Area||2,357.7 km2 (910.3 sq mi)|
|Council seat||Mount Perry|
|Website||Shire of Perry|
The Shire of Perry was a local government area in the northern catchment of the Burnett River, Queensland, Australia. The Shire covered an area of 2,357.7 square kilometres (910.3 sq mi), and existed as a local government area from 1880 until 2008, when it amalgamated with several other shires to form the North Burnett Region.
Its administrative centre was the town of Mount Perry.
With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, Perry Division became the Shire of Perry on 31 March 1903.
On 15 March 2008, under the Local Government (Reform Implementation) Act 2007 passed by the Parliament of Queensland on 10 August 2007, the Shire of Perry merged with the Shires of Biggenden, Eidsvold, Gayndah, Monto and Mundubbera to form the North Burnett Region.
Towns and localities
The Shire of Perry included the following settlement:
Chairmen and mayors
Joy Jensen was the last mayor of the Shire of Perry. Despite leading the smallest of the six North Burnett councils, she won the mayoralty of the new North Burnett Region at the elections on 15 March 2008.
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- "LOCAL GOVERNMENT.". The Brisbane Courier. National Library of Australia. 26 April 1933. p. 8. Retrieved 18 June 2014.