|District Council of Karoonda East Murray|
Location of the District Council of Karoonda East Murray
|Population||1,090 (2016 census)|
|o Density||0.2469/km2 (0.6394/sq mi)|
|Area||4,415 km2 (1,704.6 sq mi)|
|Mayor||Kevin Burdett |
|Region||Murray and Mallee|
|State electorate(s)||Chaffey |
|Federal Division(s)||Barker |
|Website||District Council of Karoonda East Murray|
The council area covers 4,415 square kilometres and had a population of approximately 1,100 at the 2016 Census. The annual average rainfall is 350 mm.
The township of Karoonda was established in 1913 when the mallee railway lines were put in place to open the area to grain growing, as previous pastoral runs had failed.
|Mayor ||Kevin Burdett|
|Unsubdivided ||Caroline Phillips|
|W. John Wooldridge|
The District Council of Karoonda East Murray has a directly-elected mayor.