About the Shire of Waroona

Our Council

The Council for the Shire of Waroona is committed to providing a high quality service to its residents.

This can only be achieved through the cohesive contributions of the community, Elected Members and Staff of the Shire of Waroona.

Council welcomes your enquiries through its Administration Centre which is located at 52 Hesse Street.  Our office is staffed from 8.30am to 5pm daily. For payments to the Shire our till is in operation from 9.00am to 4.00pm daily.

Council Staff look forward to being of assistance to you between the office hours of 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

Shire personnel can provide you with a vast array of information and will assist with professional expertise whenever possible.

Continue to visit our Website regularly for latest information relating to Council's services.

Our friendly Staff are available to assist with your enquiries relating to service availability within the Shire. Visit our Administration Centre or telephone us on 9733 7800, and we will endeavour to assist with your queries.

Council Statistics 2014-2015

Waroona Shire Statistics
 Distance from Perth (km) 108
 Area (sq km)  835 
 Length of Sealed Roads (km) 258 
 Length of Unsealed Roads (km)    150 
 Population 4,001
 Number of Electors 2,682 
 Number of Dwellings 1,874
 Total Rates Levied $3,793,230
 Total Revenue $7,371,231
 Number of Employees 58

Suburbs and Localities:

Hamel; Lake Clifton; Nanga Brook; Preston Beach; Wagerup; Waroona.

Significant Local Events:

Australia Day; ANZAC Day, All Australian Car Day - April, Waroona Agricultural Show - October; Sea to ART exhibition - October; Vintage Machinery Show.

Ordinary Council Meetings

Meets fourth Tuesday of each month.

Tourist Attractions

Recreation dams - Waroona and Drakesbrook; Preston Beach; Lane Pool Reserve; Heritage Art Poles; Heritage Walk Trail; Waterous Loop - Munda Biddi Trail to tourist attractions; Hamel Wetlands Trail; Thrombolities; Drakesbrook Place (Local Artwork); Centennial Park (Memorial of the Old Drakesbrook School); Yalgorup National Park; Bush Poles and Postie Poles at Preston Beach. For further Information visit the Tourism tab.

Local Industries

Dairying; Whole Milk; Tourism; Timber; Vegetables; Forestry; Beef; Sheep; Engineering; Earthmoving; Mining; Mineral Sands; Wagerup Alumina Refinery.