Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is a local government area in the South West region of Western Australia, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Bunbury and about 260 kilometres (162 mi) south of the state capital, Perth. The Shire covers an area of 1,340 square kilometres (517 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Bridgetown.

Shire of Bridgetown Greenbushes
Western Australia
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Location in Western Australia
Population4,660 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density3.478/km2 (9.008/sq mi)
Established1970
Area1,339.8 km2 (517.3 sq mi)
MayorBrian Moore
Council seatBridgetown
RegionSouth West
State electorate(s)Blackwood-Stirling
Federal Division(s)O'Connor
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WebsiteShire of Bridgetown Greenbushes
LGAs around Shire of Bridgetown Greenbushes:
Donnybrook-Balingup
Nannup Shire of Bridgetown Greenbushes Boyup Brook
Manjimup

HistoryEdit

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes was established on 26 March 1970 with the amalgamation of the Shire of Bridgetown and the Shire of Greenbushes.[2]

WardsEdit

The shire is divided into four wards.

  • South Ward (seven councillors)
  • North Ward (two councillors)

TownsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 October 2019.  
  2. ^ "Municipality Boundary Amendments Register" (PDF). Western Australian Electoral Distribution Commission. Retrieved 11 January 2020.

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Coordinates: 33°57′29″S 116°08′28″E / 33.958°S 116.141°E / -33.958; 116.141