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Shire of Wangaratta (Queensland)

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Shire of Wangaratta (Queensland)

The Shire of Wangaratta was a local government area in the North Queensland region of Queensland, Australia.

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History

On 11 November 1879, Wangaratta Division was created on 11 November 1879 as one of 74 divisions around Queensland under the Divisional Boards Act 1879 with a population of 789.

With the passage of the Local Authorities Act 1902, Wangaratta Division became the Shire of Wangaratta on 31 March 1903.

On 2 April 1960, the Shire of Wangaratta was amalgamated with the Town of Bowen creating the new Shire of Bowen.

Chairmen

  • 1927: Arthur Henry Wickham Cunningham
  • References

    Shire of Wangaratta (Queensland) Wikipedia


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