The State of Western Australia occupies approximately one third of the Australian continent.
Settlement of Western Australia
Local Government Areas
The <ref>Western Australian Electoral Commission website</ref> states that there are currently 138 Local Government areas in Western Australia, under three classifications:
<references> See: Western Australian Electoral Commission (as at Aug 2012, accessed Apr 2013)</references>
See maps at: Govt. of Western Australia, Dept. of Regional Development and Lands </references>
For general information see: Wikipedia - Western Australia. See also: Wikipedia - Local Government areas of Western Australia.
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