Shire of Mundaring
The Shire of Mundaring is a local government area in eastern metropolitan Perth, the capital of Western Australia. The Shire covers an area of 645 square kilometres (249 sq mi) and had a population of approximately 38,000 as at the 2016 Census.
|Shire of Mundaring
|Population||38,157 (2016 census)|
|• Density||59.167/km2 (153.243/sq mi)|
|Area||644.9 km2 (249.0 sq mi)|
|Region||Eastern Metropolitan Perth Darling Scarp|
|State electorate(s)||Darling Range, Kalamunda, Midland, Swan Hills|
|Federal Division(s)||Hasluck, Pearce|
|Website||Shire of Mundaring|
The Greenmount Road District was created on 17 April 1903. On 29 March 1934, it was renamed Mundaring. On 1 July 1961, it became the Shire of Mundaring after enactment of the Local Government Act 1960.
Mundaring Shire has published the following statistics for the period 1994-2006:
- Population: 35,097
- Area: 643.32 km²
- Rateable area: 205.91 km²
- Rateable properties: 13,600
- Revenue: A$17.4M
- Vested reserves: 104.60 km²
- Forests and National Parks: 238.30 km²
The shire is divided into four wards.
- West Ward (three councillors)
- South Ward (three councillors)
- Central Ward (three councillors)
- East Ward (three councillors)
The Shire contains three national parks and numerous nature reserves:
The Shire is recognised for its natural environment and has numerous walk and ride trails:
Suburbs and localitiesEdit
Presidents and chairmenEdit
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mundaring (S)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
- WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 July 2007.
- Mundaring Shire Council. "Population & Area". Archived from the original on 2006-02-19. Retrieved 2006-04-01.