Shire of Manjimup

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Shire of Manjimup
Western Australia
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Location in Western Australia
Population9,250 (2016 census) [1]
 • Density1.3163/km2 (3.4092/sq mi)
Established1908
Area7,027.3 km2 (2,713.3 sq mi)
PresidentThe Hon. Paul Omodei
Council seat Manjimup
Region South West
State electorate(s) Warren-Blackwood
Federal Division(s) O'Connor
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Website Shire of Manjimup
LGAs around Shire of Manjimup:
Nannup Bridgetown- Greenbushes Boyup Brook
Nannup Shire of Manjimup Cranbrook
Plantagenet
Denmark

The Shire of Manjimup is a local government area in the South West region of Western Australia, about 320 kilometres (200 mi) south of the state capital, Perth. The Shire covers an area of 7,027 square kilometres (2,713 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Manjimup.

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History

The Shire area was first included in the Plantagenet, Wellington and Sussex Road Districts in 1871. Later the area was included in the Nelson Road District.

The Shire of Manjimup originated as the Warren Road District, which was gazetted on 3 July 1908, initially consisting of seven elected members. It was renamed the Manjimup Road District on 23 January 1925. On 1 July 1961, it became the Shire of Manjimup following the passage of the Local Government Act 1960, which reformed all remaining road districts into shires. [2]

Wards

The Shire is divided into six wards, most of which were renamed at the 2003 election. The shire president is elected from amongst the councillors.

Localities

The Shire of Manjimup is divided into 36 localities: [3]

ManjimupCoastalEastNorthSouthWest
  • Beedelup
  • Callcup
  • Channybearup
  • Collins
  • Diamond Tree
  • Eastbrook
  • Jardee
  • Pemberton
  • Yeagarup

Heritage-listed places

As of 2021, 270 places are heritage-listed in the Shire of Manjimup, [4] of which 16 are on the State Register of Heritage Places. [5]

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Manjimup (S)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 November 2017. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. "Municipality Boundary Amendments Register" (PDF). Western Australian Electoral Distribution Commission. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  3. "Ward and localities". Shire of Manjimup. Retrieved 27 February 2019.
  4. "Shire of Manjimup Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  5. "Shire of Manjimup State Register of Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 21 March 2021.

Coordinates: 34°14′28″S116°08′46″E / 34.241°S 116.146°E / -34.241; 116.146