Wakool Shire


Wakool Shire
Shire of Wakool
New South Wales
Wakool LGA NSW.png
Location in New South Wales
Population: 4,427(2009)[1]
Density: 1.55/km² (4.0/sq mi)
Area: 7520 km² (2,903.5 sq mi)
Mayor: Rod Chalmers
Council Seat: Moulamein (Tualka Terrace)
Region: Riverina
State District: Murray-Darling
Federal Division: Farrer
Website: http://www.wakool.local-e.nsw.gov.au/index.html
LGAs around Shire of Wakool:
Balranald Hay Conargo
Swan Hill (Vic) Shire of Wakool Conargo
Swan Hill (Vic) Gannawarra (Vic) Murray

Wakool Shire is a Local Government Area located between the Murray River and the Murrumbidgee River and on the Sturt Highway.

Towns in the Shire are: Barham (1233), Moulamein (465), Tooleybuc (approx 250), Wakool (approx 250) and Koraleigh.

Council

Wakool Shire Council is composed of six councillors elected proportionally. The area is divided into three wards, each electing two councillors. The mayor is not directly elected.[2] The current makeup of the council is as follows:[2]

Party Councillors
  Unaffiliated 6
Total 6

The current council, elected in 2008, is:[2]

Ward Councillor Party Notes
A Ward   Lois Lockhart Unaffiliated
  Andrew Douglas Unaffiliated
B Ward   Rod Chalmers Unaffiliated Mayor
  Vacant
C Ward   Phill O'Neill Unaffiliated
  Ken Trewin Unaffiliated
Council chambers at Moulamein

References

Coordinates: 35°05′S 144°02′E / 35.083°S 144.033°E / -35.083; 144.033


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