Shire of Koorda

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.

Shire of Koorda
Western Australia
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Koorda Memorial Hall, 2018
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Location in Western Australia
Population414 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density0.14600/km2 (0.3781/sq mi)
Established1927
Area2,835.7 km2 (1,094.9 sq mi)
MayorRicky Storer
Council seatKoorda
RegionWheatbelt
State electorate(s)Central Wheatbelt
Federal Division(s)Durack
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WebsiteShire of Koorda
LGAs around Shire of Koorda:
Dalwallinu Dalwallinu Mount Marshall
Wongan Ballidu Shire of Koorda Mount Marshall
Dowerin Wyalkatchem Trayning

HistoryEdit

The Koorda Road District was gazetted out of land previously administered by the Wyalkatchem and Mount Marshall Road Boards on 18 November 1927. On 1 July 1961, it became a Shire under the Local Government Act 1960, which reformed all remaining road districts into shires.[2]

WardsEdit

The shire does not have wards but has seven councillors.

Towns and localitiesEdit

PopulationEdit

Year Population
1933 728
1947 593
1954 823
1961 953
1966 1,080
1971 1,016
1976 902
1981 746
1986 670
1991[3] 613
2001 431
2006 430
2011 437
2016[4] 414

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Koorda (S)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 October 2019.  
  2. ^ "Municipality Boundary Amendments Register" (PDF). Western Australian Electoral Distribution Commission. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  3. ^ ABS (25 June 2020). "Historical Censuses (Pre 1996)".
  4. ^ ABS (25 June 2020). "Quickstats".

External linksEdit

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