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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.

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.

Health Alert for Swimmers
Posted 12 December 2019 Health Alert for Swimmers

Swimming, particularly in the Moore River, is a favourite past time for many visitors to Guilderton and other areas of the Shire of Gingin. During the warm summer months however, there are some things swimmers should be aware of.

Media Release - Potential New Doctor to Observe Gingin Medical Practice
Posted 29 November 2019 Media Release - Potential New Doctor to Observe Gingin Medical Practice

Dr Nawal Soleman will be undertaking an Observership at the Gingin Medical Centre and will potentially join the team.

Amendment to Workshop Dates for Upper Coastal Sporting Facilities Master Plan
Posted 21 November 2019 Amendment to Workshop Dates for Upper Coastal Sporting Facilities Master Plan

3 x workshops have been scheduled to now take place with this weekend's workshop in Lancelin cancelled. Next weekend's workshop will still take place in Ledge Point with 2 x new workshops scheduled for early 2020.

Prohibited Burning Period Commences from Midnight, 19 November 2019 🔥
Posted 19 November 2019 Prohibited Burning Period Commences from Midnight, 19 November 2019 🔥

The Prohibited Burning Period for the Shire of Gingin district will commence from midnight tonight, 2 days prior to the previously advertised schedule.

Council Election Results
Posted 21 October 2019 Council Election Results

The results are in and the Shire of Gingin now has 2 new Councillors and 3 re-elected Councillors to see us through to 2023.

State Government advice sees new direction for Coastal Erosion Mitigation Plans at Lancelin
Posted 17 October 2019 State Government advice sees new direction for Coastal Erosion Mitigation Plans at Lancelin

The WA State Government has advised that with the Shire’s current conducted research it will not fund any infrastructure works to save a government owned reserve, park or infrastructure. Consequently Council has rescinded its decision to install the geo-textile wall at Grace Darling Park and has made a new decision to continue to investigate other avenues with advice from the WA State Government including the requested inundation study and subsequent updates to the CHRMAP document.

Mitigation Burn Saves Lancelin
Posted 17 October 2019 Mitigation Burn Saves Lancelin

No homes were lost with mitigation burning in June 2019 immensely reducing the fire risk to homes on Casserley Way. The blaze is suspicious with 6 ignition points reported.

Lancelin Office closed today
Posted 14 October 2019 Lancelin Office closed today

LANCELIN OFFICE CLOSED TODAY, 14 OCTOBER Unfortunately due to staff illness the Lancelin Shire Office will not be open today. The Shire apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. The Gingin Administration Centre will operate as per usual today.

Aquatic Centre Swimming Pool (Gingin) open from 16 October 🏊‍♀️
Posted 08 October 2019 Aquatic Centre Swimming Pool (Gingin) open from 16 October 🏊‍♀️

The warmer weather is here which means that it won't be long now before the Swimming Pool in Gingin is open for the 2019/20 season!

Can you spare 5 minutes to complete our Health Survey?
Posted 04 October 2019 Can you spare 5 minutes to complete our Health Survey?

We want your feedback on what you think about the health services on offer in the Shire of Gingin district.

Special Meeting of Council - 1 October 2019
Posted 26 September 2019 Special Meeting of Council - 1 October 2019

Next Tuesday Council will be holding a Special Council Meeting.

Planning to spread Raw Poultry Manure on your pasture?
Posted 25 September 2019 Planning to spread Raw Poultry Manure on your pasture?

If so then you will need to let the Shire of Gingin know. Read on to find out how.

Mid-Year Small Community Grants - To be Discontinued After Final Round
Posted 18 September 2019 Mid-Year Small Community Grants - To be Discontinued After Final Round

The Shire currently offers two different types of community grants. Our final round for the Mid-Year Small Community Grants will start shortly and from 2020 it will be combined with our annual Community Grants Program.

Orange Springs Road Upgrades
Posted 15 August 2019 Orange Springs Road Upgrades

The Shire of Gingin is excited to report that significant upgrades for Orange Springs Road will soon be underway.

Local Government Ordinary Elections
Posted 09 August 2019 Local Government Ordinary Elections

You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government elections on 19 October 2019 if you live in or are an owner or occupier of rateable property in the Shire of Gingin.

Interested in Becoming a Councillor?
Posted 23 July 2019 Interested in Becoming a Councillor?

If you've ever wanted to represent your community then this could be your opportunity. Information sessions are being held for prospective Elected Members and WALGA is also offering a FREE Webinar with further information about what's involved to be a Councillor.

Emergency Works for Grace Darling Park
Posted 19 June 2019 Emergency Works for Grace Darling Park

Emergency remedial works are set to be carried out to shore up Grace Darling Park after recent coastal erosion.

MEDIA RELEASE - Loose Vessel in Lancelin Bay
Posted 06 June 2019 MEDIA RELEASE - Loose Vessel in Lancelin Bay

Please take note of this 'ALERT' if you are in the Lancelin Bay area today, 6 June 2019.

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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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