Shire of Lake Grace

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This article is about a local government area. For the town, see Lake Grace, Western Australia.
Shire of Lake Grace
Western Australia
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Location in Western Australia
Population 1,370 (2013 est)[1]
 • Density 0.1320/km2 (0.3419/sq mi)
Established 1922
Area 10,379.2 km2 (4,007.4 sq mi)
President Jeanette Frances De Landgrafft
Council seat Lake Grace
Region Wheatbelt
State electorate(s) Roe
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
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Website Shire of Lake Grace
LGAs around Shire of Lake Grace:
Wickepin Kulin Dundas
Dumbleyung Shire of Lake Grace Ravensthorpe
Kent Jerramungup Ravensthorpe

The Shire of Lake Grace is a local government area in the Eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, about 350 kilometres (217 mi) ESE of the state capital, Perth. The Shire has a land area of 10,379 square kilometres (4,007 sq mi) and its seat of government is the town of Lake Grace.

History[edit]

In 1922, the Lake Grace Road District was gazetted. On 1 July 1961, it became a Shire under the Local Government Act 1960.[2]

Wards[edit]

The shire has been divided into 3 wards.

  • Lake Grace Ward (4 councillors)
  • Newdegate Ward (3 councillors)
  • Lake King/Varley Ward (2 councillors)

Towns and localities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 3 April 2014. Retrieved 11 September 2014. 
  2. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 2.0), 31 May 2003.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°06′00″S 118°27′40″E / 33.100°S 118.461°E / -33.100; 118.461