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