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Shire-Wide Path Network Plan Adopted by Council
Posted 05 January 2023 Shire-Wide Path Network Plan Adopted by Council

A new Path Network Plan was recently adopted by Council to plan for future projects and costs based on the needs of our community. 

Notice of Annual Meeting of Electors
Posted 19 December 2022 Notice of Annual Meeting of Electors

The Annual Meeting of Electors will be held on Wednesday 25 January 2023 in the Council Chambers, Jurien Bay at 5.00pm

Nesting Fair Tern Sightings at Hill River
Posted 19 December 2022 Nesting Fair Tern Sightings at Hill River

Recently the Shire posted information relating to Australian Fairy Terns (Sternula nereis nereis), who often frequent the Hill River mouth for nesting between the months of October and January.

Take Precaution against Pest Rabbit Virus RHDV
Posted 12 December 2022 Take Precaution against Pest Rabbit Virus RHDV

Rabbit owners should contact their local vets to vaccinate their pet rabbits and seek advice on how to keep them safe from the biological control Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (or calicivirus).

Serious pest found in Shire of Dandaragan and surrounding Shires
Photo Credit: Government of Western Australia
Posted 09 December 2022 Serious pest found in Shire of Dandaragan and surrounding Shires

Serious pest, European House Borer (EHB) has been found in the Shires of Gingin, Dandaragan, Carnamah and Coorow.

New Subdivision Approvals
Posted 06 December 2022 New Subdivision Approvals

Over recent months the Western Australian Planning Commission, in consultation with the Shire, has approved local subdivisions in Jurien Bay, Marine Fields and Cervantes.

Cervantes Primary School Grounds Closed for School Holidays due to Pest
Posted 11 November 2022 Cervantes Primary School Grounds Closed for School Holidays due to Pest Control Program

A pest control program is scheduled to be undertaken at Cervantes Primary School and there will be no access to the school grounds for the duration of the December/January school holidays.  Entry will be restricted to authorised personnel only.

Change to Campfire and Cooking Fire Conditions
Posted 12 October 2022 Change to Campfire and Cooking Fire Conditions

Camping and cooking fires will no longer be permitted in the Sandy Cape Reserve and Campground for the duration of the fire season, until 31 March 2023.

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