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Town of Port Hedland
13-15 McGregor St, Port Hedland6721
9158 9399

Council statistics 2015/2016

Distanceto Perth (km)
1800
Area(sq km)
11844
Sealed RoadsLength (km)
224.3
Unsealed RoadsLength (km)
284.4
Population
18K
No. of Electors
6K
No. of Dwellings
6K
Rates LeviedTotal ($)
26m
RevenueTotal ($)
59m
No. of Employees
206

Suburbs & Localities

Cooke Point 6721; Port Hedland 6721; Pretty Pool 6721; Redbank 6721;South Hedland 6722; Wedgefield 6722; Yandeyarra 6722.

Significant Local Events

Facilities

Local Industries

Iron ore; manganese; copper, salt and cattle export; tourism.

Council Representatives

Mayor

C (Camilo) Blanco (2017)

Deputy Mayor

T (Troy) Melville (2017)

Councillors

J (Jan) Gillingham (2017)
D (David) Hooper (2017)
T (Troy) Melville (2017)
J (Julie) Arif (nee Hunt) (2019)
C (Camilo) Blanco (2017)
L (Louise) Newbery (2019)
R (Richard) Whitwell (2019)
L (Lincoln) Tavo (2017)
*Year in bracket denotes expiry of elected term

Chief Executive Officer

D (David) Pentz

Director, Corporate and Performance
K (Kathryn) Crothers

Acting Director, Development, Sustainability and Lifestyle
R (Ray) Davy

Acting Director, Infrastructure and Works
P (Peter) Keane