Narromine Shire

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Narromine Shire
New South Wales
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Location in New South Wales
Coordinates 32°14′S148°14′E / 32.233°S 148.233°E / -32.233; 148.233 Coordinates: 32°14′S148°14′E / 32.233°S 148.233°E / -32.233; 148.233
Population
 • Density1.22416/km2 (3.1706/sq mi)
Established1 January 1981 (1981-01-01) [3]
Area5,264 km2 (2,032.4 sq mi)
MayorCraig Davies (Independent)
Council seat Narromine
Region Orana
State electorate(s) Dubbo
Federal Division(s) Parkes
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Website Narromine Shire
LGAs around Narromine Shire:
Warren Warren Gilgandra
Lachlan Narromine Shire Dubbo
Lachlan Parkes Cabonne

Narromine Shire is a local government area in the Orana region of New South Wales, Australia. The Shire is located adjacent to the Mitchell Highway and the Main Western railway line. It was formed on 1 January 1981 from the amalgamation of the Municipality of Narromine and Timbrebongie Shire resulting from the Local Government Areas Amalgamation Act 1980 . [3]

Contents

Narromine Shire includes the towns of Narromine, Trangie and Tomingley.

The Mayor of Narromine Shire Council is Cr. Craig Davies, an independent politician.

Demographics

Selected historical census data for Narromine Shire local government area
Census year2011 [4] 2016 [1]
PopulationEstimated residents on census night 6,585Decrease2.svg 6,444
LGA rank in terms of size within New South Wales 105thIncrease2.svg 103rd
% of New South Wales population
% of Australian population
Cultural and language diversity
Ancestry,
top responses
English
Australian
Italian
Chinese
Irish
Language,
top responses
(other than English)
Italian
Mandarin
Cantonese
Korean
Greek
Religious affiliation
Religious affiliation,
top responses
Catholic
No religion
Anglican
Eastern Orthodox
Buddhism
Median weekly incomes
Personal income Median weekly personal incomeA$
% of Australian median income
Family incomeMedian weekly family income
% of Australian median income
Household incomeMedian weekly household income
% of Australian median income

Council

Current composition and election method

Narromine Shire Council is composed of nine Councillors elected proportionally as a single ward. All Councillors are elected for a fixed four-year term of office. The Mayor is elected by the Councillors at the first meeting of the Council. The most recent election was held on 10 September 2016, and the makeup of the Council is as follows: [5]

PartyCouncillors
  Independents 9
Total9

The current Council, elected in 2016, in order of election, is: [5]

CouncillorPartyNotes
Rob McCutcheon  Independent
Craig Davies IndependentMayor [6]
James Craft Independent
Dawn Collins IndependentDeputy Mayor [6]
Les Lambert Independent
Mark Munro Independent
Colin Hamilton Independent
Lyn Jablonski Independent
Peter Drew Independent

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References

  1. 1 2 Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Narromine (A)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 7 July 2017. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. Estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June 2018.
  3. 1 2 Local Government Areas Amalgamation Act 1980 (NSW) Schedule 1.
  4. Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Narromine (A)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 October 2012. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  5. 1 2 "Narromine Shire Council: Summary of First Preference Votes for each Candidate". Local Government Elections 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  6. 1 2 Ryan, Grace (27 September 2016). "New council meets for the first time". Narromine News. Retrieved 17 October 2016.