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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 COVID-19 Pandemic
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.

Special Council Meeting - 3pm 17 April 2020
Posted 03 April 2020 Special Council Meeting - 3pm 17 April 2020

A Special Council Meeting will be held by the Shire in relation to various issues resulting from the COVID-19 impact. Community members will not be able to attend however questions can be submitted prior to the meeting.

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

Flu vaccine stocks are running low.

Lancelin Revegetation Project
Posted 02 April 2020 Lancelin Revegetation Project

Funding was received by the Shire from the DFES Mitigation Activity Fund earlier this year. Works have been undertaken recently in Lancelin in relation to the utilisation of this funding.

COVID-19 - New Social Distancing Measures, Advice for Seniors & New Government Apps
Posted 01 April 2020 COVID-19 - New Social Distancing Measures, Advice for Seniors & New Government Apps

Further Information on WA Travel Restrictions
Posted 31 March 2020 Further Information on WA Travel Restrictions

To clarify, if you live in the Shire of Gingin, you are in the Wheatbelt Region. Also, further information on Food Shopping, Applying for an Exemption, Moving Home and Shared Child Custody.

#Caremongering - 'Vulnerable Persons' & 'Can You Help Registers'
Posted 31 March 2020 #Caremongering - 'Vulnerable Persons' & 'Can You Help Registers'

Sometimes those who are vulnerable in our community just need a bit of a helping hand. If you are someone who would be considered vulnerable in our community or you would like to help someone who is vulnerable then please REGISTER today.

New COVID-19 Community Newsletter Launched
Posted 30 March 2020 New COVID-19 Community Newsletter Launched

The Shire has commenced producing a newsletter which contains information relating to what activities the Shire of Gingin is undertaking to combat the spread of COVID-19, how it may affect our dealings with the community, useful links for further information, plus plenty more.

Gingin Medical Centre - Flu Vaccines and Video/Phone Consultations
Posted 30 March 2020 Gingin Medical Centre - Flu Vaccines and Video/Phone Consultations

Flu vaccines for over 65 now available in addition to video/phone consultations for all patients.

Council Briefing Session to be held to discuss Support for our Communities
Posted 28 March 2020 Council Briefing Session to be held to discuss Support for our Communities

The new travel restrictions and many other changes as a result of the COVID-19 situation are generating great community concern. Council will hold a Special Council Meeting (not open to the Public) to discuss these issues and how the Shire of Gingin may best support our community to address them.

New Travel Restrictions Announced for WA
Posted 27 March 2020 New Travel Restrictions Announced for WA

The State Government has announced new travel restrictions for WA with the public to only be allowed to travel within their own region unless an exemption applies.

An Open Letter from the Shire President to the Community
Posted 27 March 2020 An Open Letter from the Shire President to the Community

"We're all in this together." That's the message from the Shire President in relation to getting through the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) global pandemic.

Gingin Aquatic Centre - Closure
Posted 25 March 2020 Gingin Aquatic Centre - Closure

The Gingin Aquatic Centre will be the latest Shire facility to close in order to combat the spread of COVID-19. Thank you for a great swimming season.

Discontinuation of Community Bus Service
Posted 24 March 2020 Discontinuation of Community Bus Service

The Shire of Gingin has chosen to discontinue the availability of the hiring of the Community Bus Service indefinitely in order to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Closure of the Gingin & Lancelin Libraries
Posted 23 March 2020 Closure of the Gingin & Lancelin Libraries

New restrictions have again been introduced regarding combating the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) with all Libraries, Art Galleries, Theatres and Museums directed to close.

Coronavirus Response Plan for the Shire of Gingin
Posted 18 March 2020 Coronavirus Response Plan for the Shire of Gingin

The Shire of Gingin is committed to continuing to service the community whilst Australia deals with the Coronavirus pandemic. However, restrictions mean that we will have to change how we interact with the community.

Coronavirus - A Message from the Shire President
Posted 17 March 2020 Coronavirus - A Message from the Shire President

With very interesting (and in some cases sure to be testing) times ahead, the Shire President would like to impart a few words to the community regarding the State of Emergency declared for WA in order to slow down the spread of the Coronavirus.

Restricted Burning Period has Commenced
Posted 16 March 2020 Restricted Burning Period has Commenced

With the commencement of the Restricted Burning Period from 15 March 2020, you can now apply for a fire permit - note that permits are limited.

Media Statement - Gingin Triathlon Postponed to November 2020
Posted 16 March 2020 Media Statement - Gingin Triathlon Postponed to November 2020

With the declaration of a State of Emergency for WA, the Shire has made the difficult decision to postpone the Gingin Triathlon until November 2020.

Media Release - Hopkins St Proposed Road Closure
Posted 05 March 2020 Media Release - Hopkins St Proposed Road Closure

This media release provides clarification regarding the public letter from Cr Frank Peczka issued earlier this week.

Extension of the Prohibited Burning Period 🔥
Posted 28 February 2020 Extension of the Prohibited Burning Period 🔥

Despite the rain, conditions have still been deemed too dry after a long hot summer to end the Prohibited Burning Period which has now been extended a further two weeks to 14 March 2020.

Upgrade for Orange Springs Road, Gingin to Commence 🚧🌼
Posted 06 February 2020 Upgrade for Orange Springs Road, Gingin to Commence 🚧🌼

Working together with the Wildflower Society of Western Australia and Ecoedge Environmental Services, the Shire of Gingin will shortly be able to commence the planned upgrade works for Orange Springs Road.

Q & A - Funding for Bush Fire Mitigation Works 🔥
Posted 31 January 2020 Q & A - Funding for Bush Fire Mitigation Works 🔥

The Shire of Gingin recently received funding from DFES under the Mitigation Activity Fund. Having experienced two severe bush fires in the past 12 months, this has generated some discussion so we've put together some 'Questions & Answers' for the community.

$270,685 in Grant Funding received for Mitigation Works  😊💰🔥
Posted 29 January 2020 $270,685 in Grant Funding received for Mitigation Works 😊💰🔥

Mitigation works proved their worth during the Lancelin bush fire in 2019. The Shire of Gingin now has the funding to continue pursuing more mitigation works in 2020.

Reminder for Recreational Swimmers in Moore River
Posted 20 January 2020 Reminder for Recreational Swimmers in Moore River

Health alert - please take care when swimming in the Moore River due to potential health risks.

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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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