Shire of Wiluna
|Shire of Wiluna
Location in Western Australia
|• Density||0.0041448/km2 (0.010735/sq mi)|
|Area||182,155.8 km2 (70,330.7 sq mi)|
The Shire of Wiluna is a local government area in the Mid West region of Western Australia, about 950 kilometres (590 mi) northeast of the state capital, Perth. The Shire covers an area of 182,155 square kilometres (70,330 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Wiluna.
The Wiluna Road Board was gazetted in 1909. On 1 July 1961, it became a shire following changes to the Local Government Act. On 1 July 1993, the eastern half of the Shire abutting the State's border with the Northern Territory was incorporated as the Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku.
The Shire is no longer divided into wards and the seven councillors sit at large.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 4 June 2010.
- WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 2.0), 31 May 2003.