Shire of Woodanilling

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This article is about a local government area. For the town, see Woodanilling, Western Australia.
Shire of Woodanilling
Western Australia
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Location in Western Australia
Population 429 (2013 est)[1]
 • Density 0.3800/km2 (0.9841/sq mi)
Area 1,129.0 km2 (435.9 sq mi)
Mayor H R (Russel) Thomson JP
Council seat Woodanilling
Region Great Southern
State electorate(s) Wagin
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
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Website Shire of Woodanilling
LGAs around Shire of Woodanilling:
West Arthur Wagin Dumbleyung
West Arthur Shire of Woodanilling Katanning
Kojonup Kojonup Katanning

The Shire of Woodanilling is a local government area in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Wagin and about 260 kilometres (162 mi) south-southeast of the state capital, Perth. The Shire covers an area of 1,129 square kilometres (436 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Woodanilling.

History[edit]

The Woodanilling Road District was created in 1906.[2] On 1 July 1961, it became a Shire under the Local Government Act 1960.[3]

Wards[edit]

The shire is divided into 3 wards:

  • Central Ward (2 councillors)
  • West Ward (3 councillors)
  • East Ward (2 councillors)

Towns and localities[edit]

Population[edit]

Year Population[4]
1911 614
1921 639
1933 671
1947 697
1954 718
1961 639
1966 580
1971 529
1976 447
1981 461
1986 435
1991 391
1996 354
2001 394
2006 418
2009 452

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. ^ Bird, John; Woodanilling (W.A. : Shire). Council (1986), Round Pool to Woodanilling : a history of Woodanilling, Woodanilling Shire Council, retrieved 4 January 2015 
  3. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 May 2007.
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 4 June 2010. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°33′50″S 117°25′55″E / 33.564°S 117.432°E / -33.564; 117.432