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.
Last modified: 03/08/2016 12:46 PM
MEDIA RELEASE - Shire paves the way to protect Turquoise Way Path users from unauthorised vehicles
The Shire of Dandaragan will now have the capacity to issue infringement notices for people who drive on the newly opened Turquoise Way bicycle and walking path.
Driving a vehicle on the path will constitute an offence under the Road Traffic Code and drivers risk having an infringement imposed by local police. In addition, Rangers may be able to issue a $100 infringement under Local Laws.
MR RICK ALLEN AWARDED NATIONAL MEDAL FOR FIFTY YEARS SERVICE TO VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTING
The National Medal recognises long and diligent service by members of recognised government and voluntary organisations that risk their lives or safety to protect or assist the community in times of emergency or natural disaster. Dandaragan volunteer firefighter, Mr Rick Allen was awarded the Award at Shire of Dandaragan's April Council Meeting.
JDAP MINUTES - PIGGERY
JDAP Minutes from meeting held on 1 May 2017.
SHIRES TAKE STEPS TO PLAN FOR COASTAL EROSION
The Shires of Dandaragan and Gingin will release coastal erosion hazard maps and host community workshops in May, as part of an ongoing project to plan for risks associated with coastal erosion
COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM OPEN
Applications are now open for the Shire of Dandaragan Community Grants Program and will close 30 June 2017.
Funding opportunities include:
- Shire of Dandaragan Community Grant
- Tronox Management & Shire of Dandaragan Recreational and Facilities Fund
LEEUWIN OCEAN ADVENTURE SCHOLARSHIP 2017/18 NOW OPEN
The Shire of Dandaragan Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Scholarship is now open.
The scholarship will fund the entire cost of a voyage for one person who meets the criteria.