Unincorporated Far West Region

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Unincorporated Far West Region
New South Wales
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Location in New South Wales
Population 698 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 0.01/km2 (0.026/sq mi)
Area 93,300.3 km2 (36,023.4 sq mi)
Region Far West
State electorate(s) Barwon
Federal Division(s) Parkes[2]
LGAs around Unincorporated Far West Region:
South Australia Bulloo (Qld) Paroo (Qld)
Broken Hill Unincorporated Far West Region Bourke
South Australia Wentworth Central Darling

The Unincorporated Far West Region is an unincorporated area in the Far West region of New South Wales, Australia. The area is one of only two areas in New South Wales that are not part of any local government area (the other is Lord Howe Island). The region includes several small towns including Tibooburra, Milparinka and Silverton. Silverton and Tibooburra have village councils. The region surrounds Broken Hill, but does not include it, which is in the separate City of Broken Hill local government area.

The region has an area of 93,299 square kilometres (36,023 sq mi) which is slightly larger than Hungary. As at the 2011 census, the region had a population of 698.[1] It has the highest gender ratio in New South Wales, estimated at 125.2 males per 100 females in 2011.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Unincorp. Far West". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Profile of the electoral division of Parkes (NSW)". Australian Electoral Commission. 25 February 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2016. 

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Coordinates: 29°43′S 142°00′E / 29.717°S 142.000°E / -29.717; 142.000