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Red Gully & Yeal Bush Fires
Posted 12 January 2021 Red Gully & Yeal Bush Fires

The first week of 2021 brought some tough challenges to our communities with 2 bush fires - we'd just like to say 'thank you'.

A Message from the Shire President
Posted 23 December 2020 A Message from the Shire President

It's the end of what has been for many, a very tumultuous year so it seems apt to pause and look back over 2020: a year like no other in living memory.

Donation from Mindaroo Foundation for Bush Fire Cadetship Program
Posted 18 December 2020 Donation from Mindaroo Foundation for Bush Fire Cadetship Program

Last Friday (11 December) the Minderoo Foundation made a special donation to Gingin District High School as part of its Resilient Communities Mission. This donation totalled over $25,000 and was gladly received by the students and teachers involved in the Bush Fire Cadetship Program.

Rubbish Bin Collection over the Christmas Break
Posted 08 December 2020 Rubbish Bin Collection over the Christmas Break

Woodridge, Sovereign Hill, Redfield Park, Oceanfarm and Seaview Park will need to put their rubbish bins out one day early this year on the 24th as opposed to the 25th.

Shire Office Early Closure
Posted 03 December 2020 Shire Office Early Closure

The Shire's Administration Centre (Gingin) and Lancelin Office will close early on Friday, 4 December.

Proposed Change for Council Meeting Procedures
Posted 01 December 2020 Proposed Change for Council Meeting Procedures

Council is proposing to move deputations and presentations to happen before Council's monthly meeting rather than during. For more information about this change, click here to read on.

Ledge Point Lookout Burnt Down
Posted 27 November 2020 Ledge Point Lookout Burnt Down

Can you assist the Shire and Lancelin Police to discover the cause of a suspicious fire at Ledge Point Lookout?

Sediment to be Removed from Gingin Brook
Posted 26 November 2020 Sediment to be Removed from Gingin Brook

Along with the inspection of the Weir, the Shire will also be taking the opportunity to clean out the drained section whilst there is minimal water in it.

Review of Weir/Pool - Draining of Gingin Brook
Posted 24 November 2020 Review of Weir/Pool - Draining of Gingin Brook

If you've noticed that the Gingin Brook has been drained down to a trickle then the reason for this is because an assessment is currently been undertaken of the Granville Weir/Pool by the Shire.

Shire Facilities - Christmas/New Year Break Hours for 2020/21
Posted 24 November 2020 Shire Facilities - Christmas/New Year Break Hours for 2020/21

The following is a complete list of the Shire's services and facilities that will be available during the Christmas/New Year Break period for 2020/21.

Progress Update - Upgrades for Lancelin Off-road Vehicle Area
Posted 12 November 2020 Progress Update - Upgrades for Lancelin Off-road Vehicle Area

The entrance track has been upgraded and widened. More works still to come for the Off-road Vehicle Area in Lancelin.

Update - Granville Park Lily Pond
Posted 12 November 2020 Update - Granville Park Lily Pond

The Granville Park Lily Pond will be removed in early 2021. However, this means that there is an exciting opportunity to redevelop the area to be a more safe, inviting and user-friendly environment.

New Signage for Lancelin Off-road Vehicle Area
Posted 06 November 2020 New Signage for Lancelin Off-road Vehicle Area

Safety is the aim of the game with the snazzy new signs that have been installed in the Lancelin Off-road Vehicle Area this week.

Beach Emergency Numbers Signage Launch
Posted 30 October 2020 Beach Emergency Numbers Signage Launch

The official launch for the Beach Emergency Numbers (BEN) Signs occurred today in Guilderton. This signage system will save precious seconds in the event of an emergency by allowing triple 0 callers to provide an exact location for emergency services.

Welcome to Dr Dapo
Posted 28 October 2020 Welcome to Dr Dapo

The Shire of Gingin is pleased to announce to the community that it has successfully negotiated the services of Dr Oladapo (Dr Dapo) Alegbe to take on the Gingin Medical Practice.

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.

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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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