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Biodiversity Strategy - Community Engagement Event
Posted 21 May 2024 Biodiversity Strategy - Community Engagement Event

The Shire of West Arthur is currently undertaking a review of its local natural areas and the biodiversity assets of the Shire.

Local Government Extraordinary Election - Call for Nominations
Posted 15 May 2024 Local Government Extraordinary Election - Call for Nominations

An Extraordinary Postal Election will be held on Friday, 12 July 2024 in the Shire of West Arthur to fill the following vacancy.

Local Government Extraordinary Election - Close of Enrolments
Posted 01 May 2024 Local Government Extraordinary Election - Close of Enrolments

You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government extraordinary election on 12 July 2024 if you live in or are an owner or occupier of rateable property in the Shire of West Arthur.

Surveys identify Wheatbelt housing needs
Posted 29 April 2024 Surveys identify Wheatbelt housing needs

Farm Weekly article Thursday 25 April 2024

Notification of Wellington District Prescribed Burning Operations -
Posted 24 April 2024 Notification of Wellington District Prescribed Burning Operations - Autumn 2024

The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions’ Parks and Wildlife Service are taking responsibility for the ignition and management of prescribed burning on lands that are the responsibility of the Shire of West Arthur.

Aerial survey of groundwater resources in the Great Southern
Posted 24 April 2024 Aerial survey of groundwater resources in the Great Southern

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is working with national science agency CSIRO and local governments to map groundwater resources in the Great Southern.

Notice of Variation to the Restricted Burning Period
Posted 17 April 2024 Notice of Variation to the Restricted Burning Period

Section 18 of the Bushfires Act 1954 enables Local Government to vary the Restricted Burning Period due to seasonal conditions.

Inquiry into Regional Telecommunications in Western Australia
Posted 15 April 2024 Inquiry into Regional Telecommunications in Western Australia

The Shire has received advice that the Legislative Council Standing Committee on Public Administration has resolved to undertake an inquiry into regional telecommunications in Western Australia.

Development Application - Lots 5 & 6 Coalfields Rd, Darkan
Posted 15 April 2024 Development Application - Lots 5 & 6 Coalfields Rd, Darkan

The Shire of West Arthur has received an application to use and/or develop land for the following purposes and public comments are invited.

Date Extended for Restricted Burning Period
Posted 12 April 2024 Date Extended for Restricted Burning Period

The Restricted Burning Period has been extended.

Beaufort River Airborne Electromagnetic Groundwater Survey
Posted 05 April 2024 Beaufort River Airborne Electromagnetic Groundwater Survey

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) aerial electromagnetic (AEM) survey scheduled for April will now take place in May 2024.

West Arthur Public Hearing Notice
Posted 02 April 2024 West Arthur Public Hearing Notice

Notice of Public Hearing to be held at the Shire of West Arthur on Thursday 18 April 2024.

Local Planning Policy - Outbuildings
Posted 26 March 2024 Local Planning Policy - Outbuildings

Council at its Meeting of the 22nd February 2024 adopted Local Planning Policy No 6 Outbuildings for final approval.

Shire of West Arthur is now Telstra 4G ready
Posted 21 March 2024 Shire of West Arthur is now Telstra 4G ready

On 30th June 2024 Telstra will be closing our 3G network.

Business Bootcamp
Posted 20 March 2024 Business Bootcamp

This interactive session by Tash Teakle is focused on taking ideas through to reality.

Shire of West Arthur Non-Potable Strategic Community Water Supplies Report
Posted 14 March 2024 Shire of West Arthur Non-Potable Strategic Community Water Supplies Report

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation have released the Shire of West Arthur Non-Potable Strategic Community Water Supplies Report.

Beaufort River Airborne Electromagnetic Groundwater Survey
Posted 14 March 2024 Beaufort River Airborne Electromagnetic Groundwater Survey

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is using a helicopter to conduct an aerial electromagnetic (AEM) survey the area in April 2024.

Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law
Posted 08 March 2024 Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law

The Shire of West Arthur has adopted an Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law

Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law
Posted 08 March 2024 Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law

The Shire of West Arthur has adopted an Animals, Environment and Nuisance Local Law

Information Sessions for Collaborative Opportunities in Carbon Farming in
Posted 07 March 2024 Information Sessions for Collaborative Opportunities in Carbon Farming in the Shire of West Arthur Area

Alinta Energy is inviting landowners in the Shire of West Arthur to attend townhall meetings on Tuesday 12 March and Wednesday 13 March 2024 at Darkan Town Hall

Community Water Supplies available in the Shire of West Arthur
Posted 05 March 2024 Community Water Supplies available in the Shire of West Arthur

WA Plastics Ban Stage 2
Posted 29 February 2024 WA Plastics Ban Stage 2

To reduce plastic pollution, the Government of Western Australia (State Government) is implementing further bans on certain plastic items from 2024 to 2025.

Restricted Burning Period
Posted 26 February 2024 Restricted Burning Period

Please note that the Prohibited Burning Period expired on 21 February 2024.

Regional Tech Hub
Posted 21 February 2024 Regional Tech Hub

Free independent advice on phone, internet and tech issues

Ideation Workshop
Posted 16 February 2024 Ideation Workshop

Do you have a business idea? Not sure what to do next?

Business Networking Sundowner
Posted 16 February 2024 Business Networking Sundowner

Guest speaker, focus group discussion, light supper and drinks.

Western Power Update - Forecast Heatwave
Posted 08 February 2024 Western Power Update - Forecast Heatwave

With the Bureau of Meteorology’s severe heatwave warning for parts of WA from Wednesday 7 February to Saturday 10 February, Western Power would like to remind the community of the precautions it takes during heatwaves to ensure the safety of the community and crews.

PLANNING PROPOSAL RE STEWART RD COMPOSTING FACILITY
Posted 02 February 2024 PLANNING PROPOSAL RE STEWART RD COMPOSTING FACILITY

The local government has received an application to use and/or develop land for the following purpose and public comments are invited.

Changes to postal services in Duranillin
Posted 17 January 2024 Changes to postal services in Duranillin

The Duranillin Community Postal Agent (CPA) will close on Wednesday, 31 January 2024.

PUBLIC NOTICE - Annual Electors Meeting and Availability of Annual Report
Posted 15 January 2024 PUBLIC NOTICE - Annual Electors Meeting and Availability of Annual Report

In accordance with Section 5.29 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given of the Annual Electors Meeting: Monday 5 February 2024 7 pm Hawthorn Room, West Arthur Community Resource Centre

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