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Shire of Kojonup

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Population  2,022 (2013 est)
State electorate(s)  Wagin
Shire of Kojonup  Broomehill-Tambellup
Founded  1871
Mayor  Jane Trethowan
Federal division  Division of O'Connor
Established  1871
Website  Shire of Kojonup
Area  2,932 km²
Council seat  Kojonup
Region  Great Southern
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The Shire of Kojonup is a local government area in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, about 250 kilometres (155 mi) southeast of the state capital, Perth, along Albany Highway. The Shire covers an area of 2,932 square kilometres (1,132 sq mi) and its seat of government is the town of Kojonup.

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Map of Kojonup, WA, Australia

History

The Kojonup Road District was created in 1871. On 1 July 1961, it became the Shire of Kojonup under the Local Government Act 1960.

Wards

The shire has no wards, and all councillors serve 4-year terms. Previously, it was divided into 5 wards:

  • Kojonup Ward (3 councillors)
  • Balgarup Ward (2 councillors)
  • Muradup Ward (2 councillors)
  • Ongerup Ward (2 councillors)
  • Namarillup Ward (2 councillors)
  • (Note: The town of Ongerup, unrelated to the ward, is located within the Shire of Gnowangerup.)

    Towns and localities

  • Kojonup
  • Boscabel
  • Cherry Tree Pool
  • Jingalup
  • Lumeah
  • Muradup
  • Mobrup
  • Qualeup
  • References

    Shire of Kojonup Wikipedia


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