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Junee Shire

Junee Shire
New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Population 6,127 (2012)[1]
 • Density 3.018/km2 (7.817/sq mi)
Area 2,030 km2 (783.8 sq mi)
Mayor Cr. Lola Cummins (Unaligned)[2]
Council seat Junee[3]
Region Riverina
State electorate(s) Cootamundra
Federal Division(s) Riverina
Website Junee Shire
LGAs around Junee Shire:
Temora Temora Cootamundra
Coolamon Junee Shire Gundagai
Wagga Wagga Wagga Wagga Gundagai

Junee Shire is a local government area in the Riverina region of New South Wales, Australia. The Shire is located adjacent to the Olympic Way and the Main South railway line. The Shire includes the town of Junee and the small towns of Bethungra, Illabo, Wantabagery, Harefield, Old Junee, Junee Reefs, Dirnaseer and Eurongilly.

The mayor of Junee Shire is Cr. Lola Cummins, an unaligned politician.[2]


  • Council 1
    • Current composition and election method 1.1
  • Gallery 2
  • References 3


Council Chambers, in Junee

Current composition and election method

Junee 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 each September. The most recent council election was held in September 2014, and the makeup of the Council is as follows:[4]

Party Councillors
  Independents and Unaligned 9
Total 9

The current Council, elected in 2012, in order of election, is:[4]

Councillor Party Notes
  Lola Cummins Unaligned Mayor[2]
  Matt Austin Unaligned
  Martin Holmes Independent
  Neil Smith Unaligned
  Pam Halliburton Independent
  Bob Callow Independent
  Colin Randall Independent
  Andrew Clinton Unaligned Deputy Mayor[2]
  Jo Sommerville Unaligned

At the 2013 mayroal elections Lola Cummins beat Neil Smith 6 - 3 for mayor and Andrew Clinton beat Neil Smith 5-4 for Deputy Mayor

At the 2014 mayroal elections Neil Smith beat Lola Cummins 5 - 4 for mayor and Pam Halliburton beat Bob Callow 6-3 for Deputy Mayor



  1. ^ "3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2012". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 30 August 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2014.  Estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d "Your Councillors & Your Staff". Your council. Junee Shire Council. September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Junee Shire Council".  
  4. ^ a b "Junee Shire Council: Summary of First Preference and Group Votes for each Candidate". Local Government Elections 2012. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 14 September 2012. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 

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