Open main menu

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
Western Australia
Mundaring LGA WA.png
Population 38,157 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density 59.167/km2 (153.243/sq mi)
Established 1903
Area 644.9 km2 (249.0 sq mi)
Mayor John Daw
Council seat Mundaring
Region Eastern Metropolitan Perth Darling Scarp
State electorate(s) Darling Range, Kalamunda, Midland, Swan Hills
Federal Division(s) Hasluck, Pearce
Mundaring-logo.png
Website Shire of Mundaring
LGAs around Shire of Mundaring:
Swan Swan Northam
Swan Shire of Mundaring York
Kalamunda Kalamunda York

Contents

HistoryEdit

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.[2]

StatisticsEdit

Mundaring Shire has published the following statistics for the period 1994-2006:[3]

  • 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

WardsEdit

The shire is divided into four wards.

  • West Ward (three councillors)
  • South Ward (three councillors)
  • Central Ward (three councillors)
  • East Ward (three councillors)

National ParksEdit

TrailsEdit

 
The Volunteer, art piece on the Railway Reserves Heritage Trail, Parkerville

The Shire is recognised for its natural environment and has numerous walk and ride trails:

Suburbs and localitiesEdit

PopulationEdit

Year Population
1911 2,716
1921 3,296
1933 4,975
1947 6,072
1954 7,619
1961 8,104
1966 8,925
1971 12,018
1976 16,867
1981 20,786
1986 24,415
1991 29,184
1996 31,462
2001 33,281
2006 35,095
2011 36,529
2016 38,157

Presidents and chairmenEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mundaring (S)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 November 2017.  
  2. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 July 2007.
  3. ^ Mundaring Shire Council. "Population & Area". Archived from the original on 2006-02-19. Retrieved 2006-04-01.

External linksEdit