Talk:Ku-ring-gai Council

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Ku-ring-gai has never been a "shire", it's always been a "council" (see the website, it says "ku-ring-gai council"). the "shire" term is not a generic term that is used consistently for all lga's. some are councils, some are municipalities, some are shires. i think it makes more sense to leave the article at ku-ring-gai as it's mostly likely to get the most hits that way, or at the very least move it to Ku-ring-gai Council, but not ku-ring-gai shire. clarkk 09:18, 9 Oct 2004 (UTC)

What's wrong with redirects? - Ta bu shi da yu 09:16, 10 Oct 2004 (UTC)
because it makes serendiptious links more difficult and makes it more likely that we'll have double redirects, and is breaks the naming conventions that articles should be at the most common name (see my post on the sydney wikiproject page). clarkk 13:36, 11 Oct 2004 (UTC)
Shires are for rural council areas.
Municipalities are for urban council area.
Thus Ku-ring-gai Municipal Council (KMC).
Syd1435 05:58, 2004 Oct 25 (UTC)

How did Warrimoo get into the Kuringai Shire? It used to live in the Blue Mountains. Thortful 13:26, 23 Oct 2004 (UTC)

perhaps there are two warrimoo's, according to the nsw department of local government (who should know), warrimoo is part of ku-ring-gai clarkk 13:35, 23 Oct 2004 (UTC)
the dlg SHOULD know better than to create two Warrimoos. Thortful 13:59, 23 Oct 2004 (UTC)
looks like they have: 2075 for the ku-ring-gai one and 2774 is the blue mountains one, bad dlg, bad. clarkk 14:05, 23 Oct 2004 (UTC)

2075 is post code for St. Ives[edit]

2075 is post code for St Ives, St. Ives Chase, etc.

There are no suburbs starting with the letter "W" with the post code 2075.

Warrimoo is a street within St Ives Chase, and therefore has the post code 2075.

The DLG must have a typographic error somewhere.

Warrimoo postcodes[edit]

The following postcodes can get easily confused

  • Warrimoo 2774
  • Warrawee 2074

Note: Warrimoo (Suburb)is not part of Ku-Ring-Gai. Warrimoo is a street situated within St Ives Chase (2075) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 144.136.64.100 (talk) 15:40, 20 June 2011 (UTC)

Syd1435 05:55, 2004 Oct 25 (UTC)

Back in the 60's and 70's, Warrimoo was actually an accepted name for the part of St Ives now known as 'St Ives Chase'. The name was discouraged, partly to avoid confusion with the suburb in the Blue Mountains.Eregli bob (talk) 07:34, 11 January 2013 (UTC)

Council vs LGA[edit]

The LGA is the geographical area; the Council is the administrative body for that area. As such Kur-ring-gai Council is not a LGA, rather Ku-ring-gai Council is the body administrating the Ku-ring-gai LGA.

Either the article should be moved to "Ku-ring-gai" or the content should be changed to reflect that fact that the council administers the area, but is not the name of the area itself.

Pedantic? Yes... but this is an encyclopaedia.

Cheers, --Daveb 03:14, 18 December 2005 (UTC)

Unfortunately, intellectually challenged idiots in the New South Wales government insist that large and inanimate tracts of land are actually called 'councils'. A 'council' is actually the elected committee in charge of the local government administrative organisation that administers some local functions for specific areas, and isn't really an appropriate name for the area itself.Eregli bob (talk) 07:32, 11 January 2013 (UTC)

East Turramurra[edit]

I have just created a page on East Turramurra and I was wondering should it be part of the lists of suburbs in Ku-ring-gai council? I put that reference box there but I wasn't sure if it was official enough to be part of it. Ziperingzap 23:58, 4 June 2006 (UTC)


Infobox Update[edit]

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statistical_local_area 4500

Suburbs and Localities[edit]

Various parts of Ku-ring-gai have always been known by descriptive designations such as 'east' and 'west' to indicate their location in relation to other places.

For some reason, some of these, such as 'East Lindfield' and 'West Pymble' are now classified as separate suburbs which are distinct from 'Lindfield' and 'Pymble', where as other places such as 'West Killara' and 'East Gordon', are not classified as separate suburbs, but as 'localities' within the suburbs of 'Killara' and 'Gordon' respectively.

Does anyone know why this is so ? It thought it might have something to do with postcodes, but Lindfield, East Lindfield, and West Lindfield all have the same postcode. I thought it might have something to do with having their own shopping centre, but West Lindfield has shops, but is not a 'separate' suburb from Lindfield, while East Killara has no shops, but it IS a separate suburb.

If anyone knows the reason for this, some explanation would be useful.Eregli bob (talk) 07:41, 11 January 2013 (UTC)