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150th Celebration Event for Gingin
Posted 23 October 2020 150th Celebration Event for Gingin

It's not every date a town turns 150! Council is looking forward to celebrating Gingin's Sesquicentenary in 2021 and we need the community's help!

Council Votes on New Direction for Edward Island Point
Posted 21 October 2020 Council Votes on New Direction for Edward Island Point

Council voted yesterday to allow the Edward Island Point Track to remain open seasonally from September through to late April. Council is committed to ensuring the environmental protection of Lancelin but it is also committed to a healthy tourism industry. Read on to learn more...

North Link Extension between Gingin & Chittering
Posted 19 October 2020 North Link Extension between Gingin & Chittering

The new North Link (Tonkin Hwy) may have just opened in April earlier this year but it is set to get another extension which pass along the boundary between the Shire of Gingin and the Shire of Chittering.

New Summer Suite Line Up for 2021!
Posted 19 October 2020 New Summer Suite Line Up for 2021!

If you love your summer events then get ready for the Shire's Summer Suite of Events coming in 2021 with a brand new lineup of events!

Council Meeting - 20 October 2020
Posted 16 October 2020 Council Meeting - 20 October 2020

Next Tuesday Council's Agenda for their meeting will contain several items of great interest to the community. If you are interested in attending the meeting, please make sure to register in advance as COVID-19 restrictions still remain in place.

Lancelin Foreshore Redevelopment Funding
Posted 14 October 2020 Lancelin Foreshore Redevelopment Funding

The Shire would like to provide comment in relation to an article on the Lancelin Facebook page ("$250K GRANT STILL IN LIMBO") to clarify the questions raised regarding this project and its progression.

The Central Coast Wheatbelt Food & Beverage Guide
Posted 08 October 2020 The Central Coast Wheatbelt Food & Beverage Guide

Calling all food and beverage producers in the Shires of Gingin, Chittering and Dandaragan! Help us connect you to your ideal customers by participating in this food and beverage guide for our region for FREE.

Bushfire Cadets Program
Posted 01 October 2020 Bushfire Cadets Program

Year 10 students at Gingin DHS are participating this year in a Bushfire Cadetship program led by the Shire of Gingin with support from the Gingin Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service and DFES. This program was born from a desire to raise awareness and build capacity within the community to handle bushfire and other fire related emergencies.

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.

Notice of Special Council Meeting - 28 July
Posted 23 July 2020 Notice of Special Council Meeting - 28 July

A Special Council Meeting will be held next Tuesday, 28 July in order to adopt the Annual Budget for 2020/21.

Dredge Removal in Lancelin - 20 June
Posted 19 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 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.

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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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