General

Limestone Capping Works - Woodridge
Posted 11 May 2022 Limestone Capping Works - Woodridge

Limestone capping of part of the firebreak on the southern boundary of Woodridge has commenced. Please see here for more information.

Our Coast, Our Journey
Posted 01 March 2021 Our Coast, Our Journey

As a Shire and community we're planning our next step to tackle coastal erosion along our coastline.

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!

www.facebook.com/Lancelin.WesternAustralia/posts/3711391458913419
Posted 16 October 2020 www.facebook.com/Lancelin.WesternAustralia/posts/3711391458913419

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.

Resident Satisfaction Survey Results
Posted 06 October 2020 Resident Satisfaction Survey Results

The results of the 'Resident Satisfaction Survey' are in for 2020. Thank you to all who participated.

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.

#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.

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.

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