City of Canada Bay

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City of Canada Bay
New South Wales
Canada Bay sydney.png
Coordinates33°51′S 151°09′E / 33.850°S 151.150°E / -33.850; 151.150Coordinates: 33°51′S 151°09′E / 33.850°S 151.150°E / -33.850; 151.150
Population75,763 (2011)[1]
 • Density3,822.55/km2 (9,900.4/sq mi)
EstablishedDecember 2000
Area19.82 km2 (7.7 sq mi)[2]
MayorAngelo Tsirekas (Labor)
Council seatDrummoyne
RegionMetropolitan Sydney
State electorate(s)Drummoyne
Federal Division(s)Reid
Websitewww.canadabay.nsw.gov.au
LGAs around City of Canada Bay:
RydeRydeHunter's Hill
AuburnCity of Canada BayLeichhardt
StrathfieldBurwoodAshfield
 
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This article is about the local government area. For the suburb, see Canada Bay, New South Wales. For the bay, see Canada Bay.
City of Canada Bay
New South Wales
Canada Bay sydney.png
Coordinates33°51′S 151°09′E / 33.850°S 151.150°E / -33.850; 151.150Coordinates: 33°51′S 151°09′E / 33.850°S 151.150°E / -33.850; 151.150
Population75,763 (2011)[1]
 • Density3,822.55/km2 (9,900.4/sq mi)
EstablishedDecember 2000
Area19.82 km2 (7.7 sq mi)[2]
MayorAngelo Tsirekas (Labor)
Council seatDrummoyne
RegionMetropolitan Sydney
State electorate(s)Drummoyne
Federal Division(s)Reid
Websitewww.canadabay.nsw.gov.au
LGAs around City of Canada Bay:
RydeRydeHunter's Hill
AuburnCity of Canada BayLeichhardt
StrathfieldBurwoodAshfield
City of Canada Bay sign, Concord Road, North Strathfield

The City of Canada Bay is a local government area in the Inner West of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The city was formed in December 2000, following the merger of Concord and Drummoyne councils. Today, the city has a resident population of 75,763 and covers 19.82 square kilometres (7.65 sq mi). The city is ultimately named after Canada Bay, a bay on the Parramatta River.

The Mayor of the City of Canada Bay Council is Cr. Angelo Tsirekas, a member of the Labor Party.

Postcode and localities in the local government area[edit]

Suburbs in the City of Canada Bay are:

Some of the localities in the City of Canada Bay are:

Demographics[edit]

At the 2011 Census, there were 75,763 people in the Canada Bay local government area, of these 48.6% were male and 51.4% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.4% of the population. The median age of people in the City of Canada Bay was 37 years. Children aged 0 – 14 years made up 16.8% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 13.8% of the population. Of people in the area aged 15 years and over, 51.5% were married and 9.4% were either divorced or separated.[1]

Population growth in the City of Canada Bay between the 2001 Census and the 2006 Census was 10.73%; and in the subsequent five years to the 2011 Census, population growth was 15.24%. When compared with total population growth of Australia for the same periods, being 5.78% and 8.32% respectively, population growth in Canada Bay local government area was significantly higher than the national average.[1][3] The median weekly income for residents within the City of Canada Bay is significantly higher than the national average.[4][5]

Selected historical census data for Canada Bay local government area
Census year2001[3][4]2006[5]2011[1]
PopulationEstimated residents on Census night59,37165,74275,763
LGA rank in terms of size within New South Wales
% of New South Wales population1.10%
% of Australian population0.32%Increase 0.33%Increase 0.35%
Cultural and language diversity
Ancestry,
top responses
English16.5%
Australian16.3%
Italian12.8%
Chinese9.1%
Irish7.5%
Language,
top responses
(other than English)
Italian12.2%Decrease 10.1%Decrease 8.8%
Mandarin1.7%Increase 2.7%Increase 5.1%
Cantonese2.7%Increase 3.3%Increase 3.7%
Koreann/cIncrease 2.2%Increase 3.1%
Greek3.3%Decrease 2.9%Decrease 2.8%
Religious affiliation
Religious affiliation,
top responses
Catholic43.4%Decrease 41.7%Decrease 39.2%
No religion11.1%Increase 13.4%Increase 18.6%
Anglican15.8%Decrease 13.4%Decrease 11.2%
Eastern Orthodox5.1%Steady 5.1%Increase 7.2%
Buddhismn/cn/cIncrease 3.2%
Median weekly incomes
Personal incomeMedian weekly personal incomeA$664A$782
% of Australian median income142.5%135.5%
Family incomeMedian weekly family incomeA$1,510A$2,152
% of Australian median income147.0%145.3%
Household incomeMedian weekly household incomeA$1,773A$1,817
% of Australian median income151.4%147.2%

Council[edit]

Current composition and election method[edit]

Canada Bay City Council is composed of nine Councillors, including the Mayor, for a fixed four-year term of office. The Mayor is directly elected while the eight other Councillors are elected proportionally as one ward. The most recent election was held on 8 September 2012, and the makeup of the Council, including the Mayor, is as follows:[6][7]

PartyCouncillors
 Australian Labor Party4
 Liberal Party of Australia4
 The Greens1
Total9

The current Council, elected in 2012, in order of election, is:[7]

CouncillorPartyNotes
 Angelo TsirekasLaborMayor[6]
 Michael MegnaLiberal
 Marian O'ConnellLabor
 Helen McCaffreyLiberal
 Neil KenzlerLabor
 Mirjana CestarLiberal
 Tony FasanellaLabor
 Pauline TyrrellThe Greens
 Tanveer AhmedLiberal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Canada Bay (A)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Where is the City of Canada Bay?". City of Canada Bay Council. Retrieved 19 March 2008. 
  3. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "Concord (A)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "Drummoyne (A)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Canada Bay (A)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 November 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "City of Canada Bay Council - Mayoral Election". Local Government Elections 2012. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Candidates in Sequence of Election Report: Canada Bay Council" (PDF). Local Government Elections 2012. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 13 September 2012. Retrieved 15 September 2012. 

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