Welcome to the Shire of Dandaragan
The Shire of Dandaragan comprises of four townships; Jurien Bay, Cervantes, Badgingarra and Dandaragan. Situated approximately 200 kilometres north of Perth and covering an area of 6,716 square kilometres, the Shire of Dandaragan has a lot to offer both residents and visitors.
The Shire is the pinnacle of the Turquoise Coast, with pristine beaches ideal for swimming, snorkelling, diving, fishing and windsurfing within Jurien Bay and Cervantes whilst the towns of Badgingarra and Dandaragan offer beautiful national parks with native flora and fauna, bush walks, unique Australian wildflowers and farming land.
With its Mediterranean climate, the area offers a relaxed lifestyle capturing the best of both the beach and inland landscapes. The summer months (December, January and February) are hot and maximum temperatures can reach 40c. Rainfall in the district ranges from 600mm in the coastal areas to 350mm in the inland area in the winter months (June, July and August) when the temperatures drop considerably.
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The Boxtrolls will be airing Saturday 4 April at the Jurien Bay Amphitheatre at 6pm.
This is a free Community Event proudly presented by Jurien Bay Community Resource Centre.
Ice-cream, snacks and drinks will be available on the night and there will be a dress up competition held for the best Boxtroll costume!!
Dandaragan Playgroup Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The Dandaragan Playgroup invites you to join their annual Easter Egg Hunt. The event will be held on Wednesday 1 April 2015 form 9am -11am at Pioneer Park in Dandaragan.
Arrive at 9am to decorate your Easter Basket, Easter hunt will commence at 9.30am and will be followed by a yummy morning tea.
Bring your sunscreen, water and soft fruit for the children to share.
RSVP to Clare Jurczyk by 25 March on 0415 682 528 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Sporting Club Equipment Subsidy Scheme
The Community Sporting Club Equipment Subsidy Scheme provides valuable assistance to local sporting clubs in Western Australia to help increase and upgrade shared sporting equipment for club members.
Eligible sporting clubs have the opportunity to apply for a one-off $500 subsidy towards shared sporting equipment accessible to all members.
ATTENTION BEACHRIDGE ESTATE OWNERS / RESIDENTS
The Shire of Dandaragan is aware of a number of issues associated with the swale drainage system within the Beachridge Estate development that have been identified by residents and owners. They have been communicated to the Council on an ad hoc basis, as well as to the developer (The Ardross Group) via a recent survey.
Media Release - Love urges submissions for coastal grants
Coastal managers between Lancelin and Kalbarri are encouraged to apply for a share in a new pool of Coastal Adaption and Protection grants.
The $1 million program makes grants for up to 50 per cent of total project cost available to organisations looking to better understand and tackle the risks posed by coastal hazards.
Submissions for grants are open now until April 6, 2015.
JURIEN BAY HARBOUR - BEACH CLOSURES
JURIEN BAY HARBOUR - BEACH CLOSURES
The Department of Transport has advised the dredging contractors have been pumping the return water into the Harbour and there is significant discoloration of the water within the Harbour as a result. Pumping of the return water will continue until the end of the dredging program (late March).
Department of Transport advises that (as a precautionary measure) the southern harbour basin beach and the southern beach in the entrance channel is likely to be closed to the public until turbidity and water quality improve.
Notice of Council Meeting 2014 / 2015
Please be advised that the Ordinary Meeting of Council for 2014 / 2015 will be held on the following dates, times and venues: