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COMMUNITY ASKED TO ASSIST WITH NAMING OF RESERVES IN JURIEN BAY
Posted June 12, 2018 COMMUNITY ASKED TO ASSIST WITH NAMING OF RESERVES IN JURIEN BAY

The Shire of Dandaragan would like to give the community an opportunity to name two (2) reserves in Beachridge, Jurien Bay, which are currently unnamed.

CAUTION REQUIRED ON LIMESTONE LEDGES AT SANDY CAPE
Posted June 11, 2018 CAUTION REQUIRED ON LIMESTONE LEDGES AT SANDY CAPE

Please be advised that due to coastal erosion of limestone ledges at Sandy Cape, a number of small sink holes have appeared at the northern end of the Sandy Cape campgrounds.

SHIRE RECEIVES LOTTERYWEST FUNDING TO CONTINUE HERITAGE WORK AT NORTH HEAD RADAR STATION
Posted June 8, 2018 SHIRE RECEIVES LOTTERYWEST FUNDING TO CONTINUE HERITAGE WORK AT NORTH HEAD RADAR STATION

The Shire are pleased to advise that we have received funding from Lotterywest to continue our work on North Head Radar Station site. Funding will allow us to undertake oral history recordings, creation of a dvd/video telling the story of the site, creation of a booklet about the site and it's stories, and development of a conservation management plan.

LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME NO.7 REVISED DRAFT LOCAL PLANNING POLICY 8.13 HOLIDAY HOMES
Posted May 25, 2018 LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME NO.7 REVISED DRAFT LOCAL PLANNING POLICY 8.13 HOLIDAY HOMES

Notice is hereby given that the Shire of Dandaragan is currently advertising a Revised Draft Local Planning Policy to provide direction and guidance on the use of single dwellings, grouped dwellings or multiple dwellings for commercial holiday homes in Residential zoned areas of Cervantes and Jurien Bay.

SCHEDULE OF COUNCIL MEETINGS 2018 / 2019
Posted May 24, 2018 SCHEDULE OF COUNCIL MEETINGS 2018 / 2019

Schedule of Council Meeting Dates and Venues for the 2018 / 2019 Financial Year

WASTE SERVICE ANNUAL CHARGE - JURIEN BAY HEIGHTS / ALTA MARE
Posted May 22, 2018 WASTE SERVICE ANNUAL CHARGE - JURIEN BAY HEIGHTS / ALTA MARE

Last month an item was brought to Council to discuss the illegal dumping of domestic waste in Jurien Bay - waste originating from vacant and shed-only properties in Jurien Bay Heights, where currently bin services and rural waste facility passes are not compulsory. During the budget adoption process, Council will decide on whether properties zoned Rural Residential / Special Use Rural Development and those with vacant blocks or blocks with non-habitable sheds in Jurien Bay Heights / Alta Mare and other Rural Residential / Special Use Rural Development estates should be provided with a waste service similar to rural properties and pay an annual charge.

WALKAWAY BURR - EXOTIC WEED CONTROL
Posted April 30, 2018 WALKAWAY BURR - EXOTIC WEED CONTROL

We have been advised about the spread of the exotic weed, Walkaway Burr (Burrgrass) around Jurien Bay. The Shire would like anyone who identifies the weed on their property or in public areas, to report it to the Shire of Dandaragan.

GRANT APPLICATION APPROVED FOR CRC TO PURCHASE ALL-TERRAIN WHEELCHAIR
Posted March 1, 2018 GRANT APPLICATION APPROVED FOR CRC TO PURCHASE ALL-TERRAIN WHEELCHAIR

Residents and visitors to the Shire of Dandaragan will soon have access to an all-terrain beach wheelchair after the Jurien Bay CRC received funding from National Disability Services (WA) and Lotterywest.

WESTERN POWER POLE REPLACEMENT SCHEDULE FOR DANDARAGAN 2017-2018
Posted June 28, 2017 WESTERN POWER POLE REPLACEMENT SCHEDULE FOR DANDARAGAN 2017-2018

We have been advised that as part of Western Power’s 2017-18 Maintenance Program they are making a substantial investment in the Dandaragan Community, replacing 160 power poles.

JURIEN ENTERS SUPERFAST BROADBAND ERA
Posted February 8, 2017 JURIEN ENTERS SUPERFAST BROADBAND ERA

Superfast broadband has arrived in Jurien Bay as the nbn makes services available to more than 2,000 homes and businesses.

Media Release - Jurien Bay Infill Sewer Stage 2 Expansion Project
Posted September 19, 2016 Media Release - Jurien Bay Infill Sewer Stage 2 Expansion Project

The Shire of Dandaragan is pleased to advise that following the savings made on the initial sewer project which came under budget in 2015/16 this expansion project is able to take place.

Telstra NBN Van in Cervantes over September and October
Posted September 14, 2016 Telstra NBN Van in Cervantes over September and October

The Telstra Store in Ocean Keys is coming to Cervantes to provide information to our customers in relation to the NBN, whilst at the same time, provide a fund raising opportunity for the local primary School. We are also sponsoring a visit to the school by Caitlyn Basset, who will run a session for the upper primary students on cyber safety. Our dates of our visit will be the 13th and 14th October, opposite the shops as well as September 19th at the school.

TENDER 01/2016 - JURIEN BAY INFILL SEWER STAGE 2
Posted September 7, 2016 TENDER 01/2016 - JURIEN BAY INFILL SEWER STAGE 2

The Shire of Dandaragan invites tenders for the construction of Jurien Bay Infill Sewer Stage 2.

Updated Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2016-2020 (DAIP)
Posted July 29, 2016 Updated Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2016-2020 (DAIP)

Last night Council adopted the Shire's updated Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2016 -2060. For more information and to review a copy of the Plan please click on the link below:

2016/17 Pensioner Rebate Capping
Posted July 28, 2016 2016/17 Pensioner Rebate Capping

In its 2016/17 Budget, the State Government announced that from 1 July 2016, the 50% concession on local government rates applicable to eligible pensioners would be restricted to a capped amount of a maximum of $750.

Roads Now Open
Posted July 22, 2016 Roads Now Open

The Shire of Dandaragan is pleased to advise that the following roads are now open to all traffic • Sandy Cape Road • Cantabilling Road Thank you.

Marina Harbour Update
Posted July 19, 2016 Marina Harbour Update

The Department of Transport have advised that the health of the harbour has improved significantly over the past two weeks....

The Breastscreen WA mobile service in Jurien Bay
Posted July 14, 2016 The Breastscreen WA mobile service in Jurien Bay

Free mammograms for women over 40 years of age

Meet the Minister (Moora)
Posted July 14, 2016 Meet the Minister (Moora)

This is an opportunity for people to raise issues with Ministers on Sunday 28th August in Moora.

Census Night
Posted July 13, 2016 Census Night

Will you be on the road, or away from home on Tue 9th August 2016? If so, be prepared for Census Night by requesting a form in advance.

Banners in the Terrace 2016 - Badgingarra Primary School
Posted July 11, 2016 Banners in the Terrace 2016 - Badgingarra Primary School

The Banners in the Terrace Competition is an annual exhibition of banners along St Georges and Adelaide Terraces in Perth, held alongside the WA Local Government Convention.

Firebreak Order 2016/17
Posted July 11, 2016 Firebreak Order 2016/17

Shire of Dandaragan Firebreak and Fuel Hazard Reduction Notice 2016/2017

Power outage at both the Cervantes jetty and land bowser pumps on Friday 8th July from 9am to 3pm
Posted July 7, 2016 Power outage at both the Cervantes jetty and land bowser pumps on Friday 8th July from 9am to 3pm

CERVANTES ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE WORK TO TAKE PLACE TOMORROW We have been advised that Western Power will be undertaking essential network maintenance in the area of Catalonia Road, Cervantes, tomorrow. Power will be turned off at both the jetty and land bowser pumps on Friday 8th July from 9am to 3pm.

UPDATE ON RECENT FISH KILL, JURIEN BAY MARINA
Posted July 5, 2016 UPDATE ON RECENT FISH KILL, JURIEN BAY MARINA

Update from the Department of Transport, contractor to Department of Fisheries Jurien Bay on recent Marina Fish Kill

Proposed Local Development Plan for Lot 62 Roberts Road, Jurien Bay
Posted July 5, 2016 Proposed Local Development Plan for Lot 62 Roberts Road, Jurien Bay

Local Development Plan for Lot 62 Roberts Street, Jurien Bay (Blue Waves Site). It is hereby notified for public information that Council at its meeting held on 23 June 2016 resolved to advertise the proposed Local Development Plan for lot 62 Roberts Street, Jurien Bay for comment.

National NAIDOC Week
Posted July 5, 2016 National NAIDOC Week

The Shire of Dandaragan would like to wish all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Happy NAIDOC Week.

REGIONAL TV CHANGE
Posted June 30, 2016 REGIONAL TV CHANGE

Residents are advised that from tomorrow night television channels across Regional Australia are changing

WALGA's Know Your Council website active
Posted June 21, 2016 WALGA's Know Your Council website active

WA Local Government Association (WALGA) have created a new website called Know Your Council. Type in the council name you are interested in and it provides information on local laws, rates, services, etc.,

Cervantes Network Maintenance - CANCELLED
Posted June 16, 2016 Cervantes Network Maintenance - CANCELLED

Please be advised that Western Power will be doing routine network maintenance in Cervantes on Saturday 25 June between 8.00am and 5.00pm or part thereof.

Tender RFT 033/13 - Panel of Suppliers of Road Building Material and Related Services
Posted June 15, 2016 Tender RFT 033/13 - Panel of Suppliers of Road Building Material and Related Services

Panel of Suppliers of Road Building Material and Related Services tender open

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