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Guilderton Cafe & General Store Renovation Update
Posted 01 June 2022 Guilderton Cafe & General Store Renovation Update

Exciting development for local community as site prepares to open for the June long weekend.

2021 Rates Incentive Prize Night
Posted 26 November 2021 2021 Rates Incentive Prize Night

Congratulations to this year's winners and thank you also to our sponsors for this year's Rates Incentive Prize Night.

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 Kim Rule (re-elected), Frank Johnson (re-elected), Robert Kestel and Erik Sorensen who have been elected to Council following Saturday night's postal vote count.

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.

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.

Free Mulch Collection Points
Posted 22 September 2020 Free Mulch Collection Points

From October 2020 mulch will be available for free from various locations around Gingin to all Shire of Gingin residents.

Shire Libraries now on Facebook
Posted 21 September 2020 Shire Libraries now on Facebook

The Gingin and Lancelin Libraries have stepped it up a gear and now you can chat with them online via their new Facebook page!

Q & A for Dr Conradie’s departure from the Gingin Medical Centre
Posted 04 September 2020 Q & A for Dr Conradie’s departure from the Gingin Medical Centre

The Shire has received a large number of enquiries in relation to the resignation of Dr Conradie from the Gingin Medical Centre. This article provides answers for the common questions that the Shire has received.

Coastal Erosion Funding Success
Posted 31 August 2020 Coastal Erosion Funding Success

The Shire has been successful in obtaining $154,576 in grant funding to go towards tackling the coastal erosion issues within the Shire.

Mutual Respect & Social Media
Posted 28 August 2020 Mutual Respect & Social Media

Do you interact with us online via social media? If so then the information in this article is relevant to you.

Rates Mail Out Delay
Posted 26 August 2020 Rates Mail Out Delay

If you're wondering why your Rates are taking a little while to get to you this year then please read on.

Continuing mitigation burns in Lancelin
Posted 05 August 2020 Continuing mitigation burns in Lancelin

Continuing mitigation burns in Lancelin: The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) in collaboration with the Shire of Gingin are continuing with mitigation works being carried out south of the Lancelin townsite to reduce bush fire risk adjoining the town and subsequent fire impacts to the community.

Dredge Removal in Lancelin - 20 June
Posted 09 June 2020 Dredge Removal in Lancelin - 20 June

The Department of Transport will remove the dredging equipment from Lancelin this Saturday, 20 June. Unfortunately this is the only safe day to carry out this operation with rougher beach activity for the next week forecast and the dredge overdue to go to other beaches.

Donation to Volunteer Fire Brigades
Posted 28 May 2020 Donation to Volunteer Fire Brigades

The Lions Club of Whitford have kindly made a donation to the Shire's Volunteer Fire Brigades in recognition of their work during the Yanchep Bush Fire emergency which occurred in December 2019.

Shire Front Desk to Reopen
Posted 07 May 2020 Shire Front Desk to Reopen

With the spread of COVID-19 effectively slowed, we'll be reopening our front desks in Lancelin and Gingin from Monday, 11 May. We can't wait to interact face to face with our community again!

The Message is Clear - Stay Home this Easter
Posted 09 April 2020 The Message is Clear - Stay Home this Easter

The WA Premier has a message for WA Citizens: please don't travel this Easter.

Council to enact Rates Relief & More for the Community in Response to the
Posted 09 April 2020 Council to enact Rates Relief & More for the Community in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Special Council Meeting has been held to address the COVID-19 Pandemic and measures that will need to be implemented for the benefit of our Shire and it’s residents.

Queries about Regional Travel Restrictions
Posted 07 April 2020 Queries about Regional Travel Restrictions

Did you know that you don't need to apply for a travel exemption? You just need to have appropriate documentation. Read on for answer to further FAQs the Shire has received regarding regional travel.

A Message from the CEO - Front Desk Closure until further notice
Posted 03 April 2020 A Message from the CEO - Front Desk Closure until further notice

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the front desk at the Shire's Gingin and Lancelin Offices will be closed until further notice. However, you can still interact with us as staff will continue to work from behind closed doors. Read on to find out how.

An Update from the Department of Transport WA
Posted 03 April 2020 An Update from the Department of Transport WA

The ability to undertake Practical Driving Assessments online has been suspended.

Gingin Medical Centre - Flu Vaccine Stocks
Posted 02 April 2020 Gingin Medical Centre - Flu Vaccine Stocks

Flu vaccine stocks are running low.

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