Shire of Koorda

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Shire of Koorda
Western Australia
Koorda LGA WA.png
Location in Western Australia
Population480 (2011 est)[1]
 • Density0.1693/km2 (0.438/sq mi)
Established1927
Area2,835.7 km2 (1,094.9 sq mi)
MayorJanet Brooks
Council seatKoorda
RegionWheatbelt
State electorate(s)Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s)Durack
Websitewww.koorda.wa.gov.au
LGAs around Shire of Koorda:
DalwallinuDalwallinuMount Marshall
Wongan BalliduShire of KoordaMount Marshall
DowerinWyalkatchemTrayning
 
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This article is about a local government area. For the town, see Koorda, Western Australia.
Shire of Koorda
Western Australia
Koorda LGA WA.png
Location in Western Australia
Population480 (2011 est)[1]
 • Density0.1693/km2 (0.438/sq mi)
Established1927
Area2,835.7 km2 (1,094.9 sq mi)
MayorJanet Brooks
Council seatKoorda
RegionWheatbelt
State electorate(s)Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s)Durack
Websitewww.koorda.wa.gov.au
LGAs around Shire of Koorda:
DalwallinuDalwallinuMount Marshall
Wongan BalliduShire of KoordaMount Marshall
DowerinWyalkatchemTrayning

The Shire of Koorda is a local government area in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, about 240 kilometres (150 mi) northeast of Perth, the state capital. The Shire covers an area of 2,836 square kilometres (1,095 sq mi) and its seat of government is the town of Koorda.

History[edit]

In 1927, the Koorda Road District was gazetted out of land previously administered by the Wyalkatchem and Mount Marshall Road Boards. On 1 July 1961, it became a Shire under the Local Government Act 1960.[2]

Wards[edit]

The shire has been divided into 4 wards, each with two councillors.

Towns and localities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 30 March 2012. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  2. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 May 2007.

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Coordinates: 30°49′52″S 117°29′02″E / 30.831°S 117.484°E / -30.831; 117.484