Weddin Shire

Weddin Shire is a local government area in the Central West region of New South Wales, Australia. The shire's major town is Grenfell and it also includes the small towns of Caragabal, Greenethorpe and Quandialla.

Weddin Shire
New South Wales
Location in New South Wales
Coordinates33°54′S 148°09′E
 • Density1.0745/km2 (2.783/sq mi)
Area3,410 km2 (1,316.6 sq mi)
MayorMark Liebich (Unaligned)
Council seatGrenfell[3]
RegionCentral West
State electorate(s)Cootamundra
Federal Division(s)Hume
WebsiteWeddin Shire
LGAs around Weddin Shire:
Lachlan Forbes Cabonne
Bland Weddin Shire Cowra
Temora Hilltops Hilltops

The mayor of Weddin Shire Council is Cr Mark Liebich, who is unaligned with any political party.


Current composition and election method

Weddin 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 at the first meeting of the Council. The most recent election was held on 10 September 2016, and the makeup of the Council is as follows:[4]

  Independents and Unaligned 9
Total 9

The current Council, elected in 2016, in order of election, is:[4]

  Mark Liebich Unaligned Mayor[5]
  Paul Best Independent
  Craig Bembrick Unaligned
  Stephen O'Byrne Independent
  Stuart Mackellar Independent
  Carly Brown Independent
  Jan Parlett Independent
  Phillip Diprose Independent
  John Niven Unaligned

Heritage listings

Weddin Shire has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Weddin (A)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  2. "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019. Estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June 2018.
  3. "Weddin Shire Council". Division of Local Government. Retrieved 12 November 2006.
  4. "Weddin Shire Council: Summary of First Preference and Group Votes for each Candidate". Local Government Elections 2016. Electoral Commission of New South Wales. 17 September 2016. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  5. "Councillors". Council. Weddin Shire Council. 2016. Retrieved 5 November 2016.
  6. "Iandra Homestead Pastoral Estate". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H01723. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  7. "Grenfell Railway Station". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H01155. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
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