Review of Wards and Representation

Published on Tuesday, 26 July 2022 at 4:19:54 PM

The Shire of Carnarvon is conducting a review of its wards and representation and invites public participation in the review. 

Ward boundaries and the number of offices of councillor for each ward will be reviewed against the following five factors:

  • Community of interest
  • Physical and topographic features
  • Demographic trends
  • Economic factors
  • Ratio of councillors to electors in the various wards.

A discussion paper is available outlining the current situation and several alternative ward structures.  Please click here to review Wards and Representation discussion papers. 

Public submissions on the Wards and Representation are invited from interested members of the community and other stakeholders.

Details on how to make a submission are as follows.

Submissions can be made via:

  • Post: PO Box 459, Carnarvon  WA  6701 
  • Email:
  • In person: 3 Francis Street, Carnarvon  WA  6701

Submissions must be received no later than 12noon (WST) on Wednesday, 7 September 2022 and must be clearly marked Review of Wards and Representation – Submission

Public information sessions will be held in Carnarvon and Coral Bay as follows:

  • Carnarvon, Council Chambers, Stuart Street on Thursday 11 August 2022, at 5.00pm
  • Coral Bay, Venue TBC, Monday 1 August 2022, at 5.00pm

Both sessions will be live streamed via the Shire of Carnarvon Facebook page to allow for virtual participation.  Please contact the Shire via for more information about accessing the live stream.

For more information, please contact the Shire Chief Executive Officer, Andrea Selvey via email ( or phone 08 9941 0050.