Shire of Wagin CEO Ian McCabe has tendered his resignation after nine months in the role. Councillors voted to promote Mr McCabe to acting chief executive on June 28 last year following the resignation of public service veteran Bill Atkinson. Mr McCabe officially stepped into the position on October 1, 2022. Prior to his arrival in Wagin, Mr McCabe was CEO for the Shire of Capel from July 2018 until resigning in November 2020. He has also previously served as CEO for the Shire of Wyalkatchem in the Central Wheatbelt.