Media Releases

Guilderton Cafe Closing While New Operators Sought
Posted 30 January 2023 Guilderton Cafe Closing While New Operators Sought

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Elevated Bacterial Warning for Moore River in Guilderton
Posted 25 January 2023 Elevated Bacterial Warning for Moore River in Guilderton

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Congratulations to Our Early Rates Incentive Prize Winners!
Posted 05 December 2022 Congratulations to Our Early Rates Incentive Prize Winners!

Flavours of Gingin Festival Set to Launch in 2023
Posted 02 December 2022 Flavours of Gingin Festival Set to Launch in 2023

Gingin Shire UCL Identified for Transfer to SW Native Title Settlement
Posted 18 November 2022 Gingin Shire UCL Identified for Transfer to SW Native Title Settlement

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Upper Coastal Sporting Facilities Working Group Update
Posted 18 November 2022 Upper Coastal Sporting Facilities Working Group Update

Ministerial Media Statement - New Emergency Services Facility to Protect
Posted 29 October 2022 Ministerial Media Statement - New Emergency Services Facility to Protect Gingin Community

The Gingin Emergency Services Centre was officially opened by Hon Stephen Dawson MLC, Minister for Emergency Services. See here for full Ministerial media statement.

Gingin Emergency Service Centre Reaches Practical Completion
Posted 05 August 2022 Gingin Emergency Service Centre Reaches Practical Completion

It took just over 12 months to build and now the new Gingin Emergency Services Centre project is complete. See here for more information.

Three Bridges Reopened
Posted 25 November 2021 Three Bridges Reopened

Following the Gingin Brook Bush Fire on 3 May 2021, the Three Bridges were severely damaged but they have now been repaired and reopened to the public.

The Prohibited Burning Period - FAQs
Posted 18 November 2021 The Prohibited Burning Period - FAQs

Do you know the answers to these common queries the Shire receives every summer? When is okay to light your BBQ? What can't I do when a Total Fire Ban is on? And more...

Gingin, Chittering, Dandaragan - WA's Largest Foodbowl
Posted 10 November 2021 Gingin, Chittering, Dandaragan - WA's Largest Foodbowl

If you ever wondered where your fresh fruit and vegetables in the supermarket came from then there is a fair chance they were grown right here in the Shires of Gingin, Chittering and Dandaragan.

Vandalism of Shire Tractor - Woodridge
Posted 05 November 2021 Vandalism of Shire Tractor - Woodridge

The Shire and local police are seeking any information in relation to a vandalism incident which took place in Woodridge last weekend of a Shire tractor.

Road Works on Cheriton Rd from 9 - 19 November
Posted 05 November 2021 Road Works on Cheriton Rd from 9 - 19 November

Heavy vehicles will be travelling through the Gingin town site starting next week for approximately 10 days in order to undertake road works on Cheriton Road.

Are your Fire Breaks ready for inspection?
Posted 27 October 2021 Are your Fire Breaks ready for inspection?

From 1 November inspections of your fire breaks and your property for hazard compliance will commence in order for our Shire communities to be fully prepared prior to the upcoming bush fire season.

Dog & Cat Registration Renewals due from 1 November
Posted 26 October 2021 Dog & Cat Registration Renewals due from 1 November

If you have a 1 or 3 year registration or a new pet then now is the time to renew or apply for a registration for your cat or dog as per the Dog Act 1976 and Cat Act 2011.

2021 Council Sworn In - Shire President & Deputy Shire President Elected
Posted 20 October 2021 2021 Council Sworn In - Shire President & Deputy Shire President Elected

4 x new Councillors were sworn in yesterday at Council's Meeting and the Shire President and Deputy were elected.

Shire of Gingin 2021 Local Government Election Results
Posted 18 October 2021 Shire of Gingin 2021 Local Government Election Results

Congratulations to Kim Rule (re-elected), Frank Johnson (re-elected), Robert Kestel and Erik Sorensen who have been elected to Council following Saturday night's postal vote count.

Congratulations to Gingin on your 150th
Posted 14 October 2021 Congratulations to Gingin on your 150th

The township of Gingin recently held it's 150th. A very big congratulations from Council on the success of your event Gingin. It was an absolute credit to the event organisers, volunteers, sponsors and the community.

2021/22 Fire Control Officer Contact Updates
Posted 16 September 2021 2021/22 Fire Control Officer Contact Updates

There are a few typos in the contact list for the Shire's Fire Control Officers this year that went out in the Fire Break Orders. The list of these corrections can be found here.

Australia Day Awards 2022 - Nominations Open!
Posted 13 September 2021 Australia Day Awards 2022 - Nominations Open!

Know someone in our community who has been doing amazing things? Nominate them now for the Shire of Gingin Australia Day Awards 2022. Nominations close 31 October 2022.

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.

Dredge Removal in Lancelin - 20 June
Posted 09 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!

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