|Shire of Kondinin|
Kondinin shire offices, 2014
Location in Western Australia
|Population||873 (2016 census)|
|• Density||0.11836/km2 (0.30654/sq mi)|
|Area||7,376 km2 (2,847.9 sq mi)|
|Website||Shire of Kondinin|
The Shire of Kondinin is a local government area in the Eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, about 300 kilometres (186 mi) east of the state capital, Perth. The Shire's land area of 7,376 square kilometres (2,848 sq mi) forms a narrow east-west band, located between the Shire of Narembeen to the north and the Shire of Kulin to the south. Its seat of government is the town of Kondinin.
The Kondinin Road District was gazetted on 15 May 1925, separating the district from the Roe Road District with effect from 1 July 1925. The first election was held on 5 September 1925, with the first meeting taking place on 12 September 1925.
It was declared a shire ith effect from 1 July 1961 following the passage of the Local Government Act 1960, which reformed all remaining road districts into shires.
The shire was previously divided into four wards, however these were abolished in 2004. All eight councillors sit at large.
Towns and localities
- Bill Young, Shire of Kondinin councillor 1954–1967, shire president 1959–1967; later a state MP
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Kondinin (S)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 28 October 2019.
- "Municipality Boundary Amendments Register" (PDF). Western Australian Electoral Distribution Commission. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
- "Friday, May 15, 1925" (PDF). Government Gazette of Western Australia. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
- "KONDININ ROAD BOARD ELECTION". The West Australian. Western Australia. 8 September 1925. p. 7. Retrieved 19 January 2020 – via Trove.
- "KONDININ ROAD BOARD". Great Southern Leader. Western Australia. 25 September 1925. p. 3. Retrieved 19 January 2020 – via Trove.
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