City of Albany
The City of Albany is the seat of local government presiding over Albany, located in the heart of the 39,000 sq km Great Southern region, 409km south of Perth.
Shire of Esperance
The Shire of Esperance is located on WA’s south-east coast, 725km from Perth and covers an area of 44,336 sq km, giving the region one of the lowest population densities on earth.
Shire of Plantagenet
The Shire of Plantagenet is located in the Great Southern region of WA, 360km south of Perth and 50km north of Albany. It covers an area of 4,792 sq km and iincludes the communities of Narrikup, Rocky Gully, Kendenup and Porongurup. Its seat of government is the town of Mt Barker.
Shire of Ravensthorpe
The Shire of Ravensthorpe is located in the southern Goldfields-Esperance region of WA, halfway between Albany and Esperance, 530km south-east of Perth. The shire covers an area of 13,551 sq km and its seat of government is the town of Ravensthorpe.
The Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup
The Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup is located in the Great Southern and is predominantly a sheep and grain producing area with a growing interest in aquaculture, viticulture, horticulture and tourism. It has a population of approximately 1,184 and covers an area of 2,813sq km.
The Shire of Cranbrook
The Shire of Cranbrook is nestled in the Great Southern and offers a blend of productive farmlands, picturesque scenery and an ideal lifestyle, the shire is as diverse in its businesses and activities as it is in its landscapes.
The Shire of Jerramungup
The Shire of Jerramungup comprises 645,110ha and incorporates the towns of Jerramungup and Bremer Bay and the districts of Needilup, Jacup, Gairdner and Boxwood Hill. It is also the western gateway to the Fitzgerald River National Park, one of Australia’s largest, covering an area of 329,039ha. The Fitzgerald is one of the most diverse botanical regions in the world, featuring more than 1,800 plant species, of which 20 per cent belong to the State's described flora.
The Shire of Kent
The Shire of Kent covers an area in excess of 6,500 sq km and is predominantly agricultural. Features include numerous salt lakes, abundant wildlife, several nature reserves, Lake Bryde the historical Holland Track and parts of the infamous rabbit proof fence.