Warren Shire

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Warren Shire
New South Wales
Warren LGA NSW.png
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates31°42′S 147°50′E / 31.700°S 147.833°E / -31.700; 147.833Coordinates: 31°42′S 147°50′E / 31.700°S 147.833°E / -31.700; 147.833
Population
 • Density0.26/km2 (0.67/sq mi)
Established24 April 1895 (1895-04-24)[3]
Area10,760 km2 (4,154.5 sq mi)
MayorRex Wilson (Unaligned)
Council seatWarren
RegionOrana
State electorate(s)Barwon
Federal Division(s)Parkes
Warren Shire Council Logo.jpg
WebsiteWarren Shire
LGAs around Warren Shire:
Brewarrina Walgett Coonamble
Bogan Warren Shire Gilgandra
Bogan Lachlan Narromine

Warren Shire is a local government area in the Orana region of New South Wales, Australia. The Shire is located adjacent to the Macquarie River and the Mitchell and Oxley Highways. The use of the area is mainly for wool and cotton growing.

Warren Shire includes the regional towns of Warren and Nevertire.

The Mayor of Warren Shire Council is Cr. Rex Wilson, who is unaligned with any political party.

Demographics[edit]

Selected historical census data for Warren Shire local government area
Census year 2011[4] 2016[1]
Population Estimated residents on census night 2,758 Decrease 2,732
LGA rank in terms of size within New South Wales 125th Increase 122th
% of New South Wales population
% of Australian population
Cultural and language diversity
Ancestry,
top responses
English
Australian
Italian
Chinese
Irish
Language,
top responses
(other than English)
Italian
Mandarin
Cantonese
Korean
Greek
Religious affiliation
Religious affiliation,
top responses
Catholic
No religion
Anglican
Eastern Orthodox
Buddhism
Median weekly incomes
Personal income Median weekly personal income A$
% of Australian median income
Family income Median weekly family income
% of Australian median income
Household income Median weekly household income
% of Australian median income

Council[edit]

Current composition and election method[edit]

Warren Shire Council is composed of twelve Councillors elected proportionally as four separate wards, each electing three Councillors. All Councillors are elected for a fixed four-year term of office. The Mayor is elected by the Councillors at the first meeting of the Council. The most recent election was due to be held on 10 September 2016. However, in all four Wards only three candidates per Ward, being those below, nominated for election. There being no additional candidates, the election for all four Wards was uncontested. The makeup of the Council is as follows:[5][6][7][8]

Party Councillors
  Independents and Unaligned 12
Total 12

The current Council, elected in 2016, in alphabetical order by Ward, is:

Ward Councillor Party Notes
A Ward   Heather Druce Unaligned [5]
  Sarah Derrett Independent
  Pauline Serdity Unaligned
B Ward   Mark Beach Unaligned [6]
  Milton Quigley Unaligned
  Rex Wilson OAM Independent Mayor[9]
C Ward   Kevin Taylor Independent [7]
  Ron Higgins Independent
  Katrina Walker Unaligned
D Ward   Brett Williamson Independent [8]
  Karlene Irving Unaligned
  Andrew Brewer Independent

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Warren (A)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 July 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. Estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Government Gazette Proclamations and Legislation - New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900) - 24 Apr 1895". nla.gov.au. Retrieved 3 March 2017.
  4. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Warren (A)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2012. Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ a b "Warren Shire Council - A Ward". Local Government Elections 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Warren Shire Council - B Ward". Local Government Elections 2062. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Warren Shire Council - C Ward". Local Government Elections 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  8. ^ a b "Warren Shire Council - D Ward". Local Government Elections 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Mayor - Councillor NRF (Rex) Wilson OAM". Warren Shire Council. 22 September 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016.