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Three Bridges Reopened
Posted 25 November 2021 Three Bridges Reopened

Following the Gingin Brook Bush Fire on 3 May 2021, the Three Bridges were severely damaged but they have now been repaired and reopened to the public.

The Prohibited Burning Period - FAQs
Posted 18 November 2021 The Prohibited Burning Period - FAQs

Do you know the answers to these common queries the Shire receives every summer? When is okay to light your BBQ? What can't I do when a Total Fire Ban is on? And more...

Gingin, Chittering, Dandaragan - WA's Largest Foodbowl
Posted 10 November 2021 Gingin, Chittering, Dandaragan - WA's Largest Foodbowl

If you ever wondered where your fresh fruit and vegetables in the supermarket came from then there is a fair chance they were grown right here in the Shires of Gingin, Chittering and Dandaragan.

Vandalism of Shire Tractor - Woodridge
Posted 05 November 2021 Vandalism of Shire Tractor - Woodridge

The Shire and local police are seeking any information in relation to a vandalism incident which took place in Woodridge last weekend of a Shire tractor.

Road Works on Cheriton Rd from 9 - 19 November
Posted 05 November 2021 Road Works on Cheriton Rd from 9 - 19 November

Heavy vehicles will be travelling through the Gingin town site starting next week for approximately 10 days in order to undertake road works on Cheriton Road.

Are your Fire Breaks ready for inspection?
Posted 27 October 2021 Are your Fire Breaks ready for inspection?

From 1 November inspections of your fire breaks and your property for hazard compliance will commence in order for our Shire communities to be fully prepared prior to the upcoming bush fire season.

Dog & Cat Registration Renewals due from 1 November
Posted 26 October 2021 Dog & Cat Registration Renewals due from 1 November

If you have a 1 or 3 year registration or a new pet then now is the time to renew or apply for a registration for your cat or dog as per the Dog Act 1976 and Cat Act 2011.

2021 Council Sworn In - Shire President & Deputy Shire President Elected
Posted 20 October 2021 2021 Council Sworn In - Shire President & Deputy Shire President Elected

4 x new Councillors were sworn in yesterday at Council's Meeting and the Shire President and Deputy were elected.

Shire of Gingin 2021 Local Government Election Results
Posted 18 October 2021 Shire of Gingin 2021 Local Government Election Results

Congratulations to the following candidates who have been elected to Council, following Saturday night's postal vote count: • Kim Rule (re-elected) • Frank Johnson (re-elected) • Robert Kestel • Eric Sorensen

Congratulations to Gingin on your 150th
Posted 14 October 2021 Congratulations to Gingin on your 150th

The township of Gingin recently held it's 150th. A very big congratulations from Council on the success of your event Gingin. It was an absolute credit to the event organisers, volunteers, sponsors and the community.

Extension of Unrestricted Burning Period to 14 October 2021
Posted 30 September 2021 Extension of Unrestricted Burning Period to 14 October 2021

Due to the predominantly wet conditions still, the Unrestricted Burning Period has been extended a further 2 x weeks.

Shire Employee awarded Red Cross International Service Medal
Posted 24 September 2021 Shire Employee awarded Red Cross International Service Medal

Council and staff would like to extend their congratulations to colleague Bob Kelly, on his tremendous achievement after over 30 years of service to the Australian Red Cross.

2021/22 Fire Control Officer Contact Updates
Posted 16 September 2021 2021/22 Fire Control Officer Contact Updates

There are a few typos in the contact list for the Shire's Fire Control Officers this year that went out in the Fire Break Orders. The list of these corrections can be found here.

Australia Day Awards 2022 - Nominations Open!
Posted 13 September 2021 Australia Day Awards 2022 - Nominations Open!

Know someone in our community who has been doing amazing things? Nominate them now for the Shire of Gingin Australia Day Awards 2022. Nominations close 31 October 2022.

Do you have any illegally built structures?
Posted 01 September 2021 Do you have any illegally built structures?

Council is allowing an amnesty period up until 31 January 2022 for anyone within the Shire to obtain any planning or building approvals for any structures on your property that you may never have approached Council for approval to construct.

Register your burn to avoid a false call out
Posted 26 August 2021 Register your burn to avoid a false call out

Volunteers across our Shire’s Bush Fire Brigades have been called out to attend several reported fires which have turned out to be false lately. Please remember to register your burn in advance with DFES to help us prevent this.

2021 Green Waste Kerbside Collection
Posted 26 August 2021 2021 Green Waste Kerbside Collection

The annual green waste kerbside collection will take place once again this year following the September long weekend for eligible rate payers.

Call for Nominations - 2021 Local Government Ordinary Elections
Posted 24 August 2021 Call for Nominations - 2021 Local Government Ordinary Elections

If you've ever thought about becoming a Councillor for the Shire of Gingin then now is your chance. The nomination period will open from Thursday, 2 September 2021 for this year's Local Government Elections.

Close of Enrolments - 27 August 2021 by 5pm
Posted 12 August 2021 Close of Enrolments - 27 August 2021 by 5pm

Local government elections will be held this year on Saturday, 16 October. Your Council is elected to represent you so if you would like to cast your vote, please make sure you are enrolled to vote before the close off enrolment date of 27 August.

CHRMAP Workshops in Guilderton & Lancelin
Posted 11 August 2021 CHRMAP Workshops in Guilderton & Lancelin

The Shire would like to extend our thanks to those community members who participated in the recent CHRMAP Workshops. There is still a little time left to get in your feedback if you weren't able to make it!

Are you interested in becoming a Councillor?
Posted 23 July 2021 Are you interested in becoming a Councillor?

If you are then please register to attend a Candidate Information Session by 13 August 2021. There will be two sessions to choose from - one held in Gingin on 23 August and the other in Lancelin on 24 August.

To Our Community - Stay Safe
Posted 29 June 2021 To Our Community - Stay Safe

It's extremely important that we don't get complacent during the Pandemic. Community members are urged to continue to do the COVID-19 Contact Register and the Shire recommends wearing masks to all community members given we are a peri-urban Council and there are many people moving to and from our Shire from the metro area.

$2.2 Million Emergency Centre gets underway officially in Gingin
Posted 24 June 2021 $2.2 Million Emergency Centre gets underway officially in Gingin

The Hon Reece Whitby MLA, Minister for Emergency Services and DFES Commissioner, Darren Klemm, officially turned the sod for the construction of the new Gingin Emergency Services Centre in a short ceremony on Wednesday, 23 June.

Local Fire Fighters recognised at Volunteer's 'Thank You' Evening
Posted 31 May 2021 Local Fire Fighters recognised at Volunteer's 'Thank You' Evening

Many of our local fire fighters received long overdue medals and medallions at the community's recent Volunteers 'Thank You' Evening.

Community says 'Thank You' to our Volunteers in style
Posted 31 May 2021 Community says 'Thank You' to our Volunteers in style

Our volunteers do so much for us in our communities. Several community groups and the Shire took the opportunity to put on an event together to thank all our many volunteers across our various communities.

Construction of Gingin Emergency Services Centre Underway
Posted 20 May 2021 Construction of Gingin Emergency Services Centre Underway

The Gingin Emergency Services Centre is a brand new facility that once completed, will not only be an asset to the Shire of Gingin but also to the Central Coast Sub-Region of the Wheatbelt and further afield.

How Do You Imagine Our Community’s Future?
Posted 20 May 2021 How Do You Imagine Our Community’s Future?

The second and third Fact Sheets are out to help you prepare for the upcoming June workshops to discuss our community's 'Strategic Community Plan 2021 Major Review'. Learn about what an Asset Management Plan and a Long Term Financial Plan are and what bearing they have on how you, the community, and Council's plans for our future.

Congratulations to British Car Day Organisers
Posted 19 May 2021 Congratulations to British Car Day Organisers

Council and staff would like to congratulate the organising committee for the Gingin British Car Day on their excellent event held last Sunday, 16 May in Gingin.

Gingin Outdoor Activity Space Ready for Action
Posted 14 May 2021 Gingin Outdoor Activity Space Ready for Action

It's finally ready! Just in time for British Car Day, all residents and visitors to Gingin can now enjoy the Outdoor Activity Space area.

How Do You Imagine Our Community’s Future?
Posted 21 April 2021 How Do You Imagine Our Community’s Future?

Our first video is out! Learn more about the Shire's Strategic Community Plan and why you should get involved in its major review coming up in June.

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Shire of Gingin Offices

Gingin

7 Brockman Street
Gingin WA 6503

T: (08) 9575 5100

F: (08) 9575 2121

E: mail@gingin.wa.gov.au

Lancelin

255 Vins Way
Lancelin WA 6044

T: (08) 9575 5155

F: (08) 9575 2121

E: mail@gingin.wa.gov.au

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