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Comments Sought on Draft Drakesbrook Weir Development Plan
Posted 02 July 2020 Comments Sought on Draft Drakesbrook Weir Development Plan

he Shire of Waroona is seeking public comment on a draft plan to further develop the Drakesbrook Weir.

Long-Term Master Plan to Upgrade Drakesbrook Cemetery
Posted 29 June 2020 Long-Term Master Plan to Upgrade Drakesbrook Cemetery

A long-term master plan to upgrade the Drakesbrook Cemetery was endorsed by the Waroona Shire Council last week.

Alcoa supported Foodbank hampers
Posted 26 June 2020 Alcoa supported Foodbank hampers

The Shire of Waroona is working in partnership with local service agencies to provide foodbank hampers to community members experiencing financial hardship.

Waroona’s Creative Workshops: ‘It’s a Wrap’
Posted 26 June 2020 Waroona’s Creative Workshops: ‘It’s a Wrap’

The Shire of Waroona held its final WAPHA funded creative workshop in Waroona this morning with a number of lucky ladies learning how to make bees wax wraps.

Swimming Pool Safety Barrier Inspections
Posted 25 June 2020 Swimming Pool Safety Barrier Inspections

It is time again for swimming pool safety barrier inspections. The Shire began inspection at the end of April but had to stop due to Covid-19. The letters will be sent out shortly, with inspections commencing the end of July 2020, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Waroona Community Targets Hoon Drivers
Posted 23 June 2020 Waroona Community Targets Hoon Drivers

Alcoa Speed Reduction Program

Covid-19 Safety Plan requirements for your community group
Posted 16 June 2020 Covid-19 Safety Plan requirements for your community group

For Information and advice on COVID-19 safety plan requirements for your community group...

Preston Beach car park CCTV
Posted 11 June 2020 Preston Beach car park CCTV

Residents and visitors to Preston Beach car park can enjoy increased security, following the installation of 3 fixed CCTV cameras to monitor the area.

Waroona Visitor Centre Reopens!
Posted 10 June 2020 Waroona Visitor Centre Reopens!

Waroona Visitor Centre reopens Monday June 15 from 9:30am – 3:30pm daily.

Connect to Protect Your Bike
Posted 03 June 2020 Connect to Protect Your Bike

Don’t let bike thieves stop you in your tracks, join Bikelinc today!

OLD LAKE CLIFTON FIRE SHED GETS NEW LEASE ON LIFE
Posted 02 June 2020 OLD LAKE CLIFTON FIRE SHED GETS NEW LEASE ON LIFE

Funding approved to update the Old Lake Clifton Fire Shed

Murray-Waroona Alliance Strategy Endorsed for Next Five Years
Posted 29 May 2020 Murray-Waroona Alliance Strategy Endorsed for Next Five Years

VIBRANCY AND COLOUR COMING TO LIFT OUR SPIRITS
Posted 28 May 2020 VIBRANCY AND COLOUR COMING TO LIFT OUR SPIRITS

VIBRANCY AND COLOUR COMING TO LIFT OUR SPIRITS

WA Tourism Recovery Program
Posted 20 May 2020 WA Tourism Recovery Program

To support the WA Tourism Businesses to reactivate and adapt to a gradual reopening of the travel market, the WA Government, through Tourism WA, has committed $10.4 million to the Western Australian Tourism Recovery Fund, under the WA Tourism Recovery Program.

The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in
Posted 20 May 2020 The RED Grants program is a State Government initiative that invests in community-driven projects that support efforts to create long-term economic growth and job sustainability in our regions.

The State Government's Royalties for Regions program will invest $28.8 million towards the RED Grants program over five years for projects that will directly benefit regional communities.

Nominations have been EXTENDED for the 2020 Alcoa Peel Business
Posted 20 May 2020 Nominations have been EXTENDED for the 2020 Alcoa Peel Business Excellence Awards!

The Peel Chamber is very excited to announce some changes to the 2020 Alcoa Peel Business Excellence Awards categories and the selection criteria, including video submissions!

24 Hour RV Free Stay Areas
Posted 13 May 2020 24 Hour RV Free Stay Areas

The Shire of Waroona now has three sites available for 24 Hour Free Stay Areas during the period 1 May to 31 October.

Notice of Amendment to the Place of Council Meetings
Posted 27 March 2020 Notice of Amendment to the Place of Council Meetings

AMENDMENT TO THE PLACE OF COUNCIL MEETINGS

Wellness Check-in Program
Posted 24 March 2020 Wellness Check-in Program

The Shire of Waroona has developed the ‘Wellness Check-in Program’ to assist those in the community who may need help in these challenging times.

Shire of Waroona Response to COVID-19
Posted 23 March 2020 Shire of Waroona Response to COVID-19

Shire of Waroona Response to COVID-19

COVID-19
Posted 17 March 2020 COVID-19

Useful Links to Stay Informed

Drakesbrook Weir BBQ's
Posted 10 March 2020 Drakesbrook Weir BBQ's

Please be advised that currently only one of the three barbecues at the Drakesbrook Weir Park is currently in working order. Due to the age of the units it is no longer possible to source parts to repair them. If you intend cooking while at the site it may be worth bringing along your own cooking appliance as the working barbecue may be in use by other patrons. The Shire of Waroona apologises for the inconvenience and is investigating providing mains electricity to the site which will enable the current barbecues to be upgraded.

Origami Hearts Workshop Held
Posted 21 February 2020 Origami Hearts Workshop Held

Recycling Waste News
Posted 19 February 2020 Recycling Waste News

Cleanaway Signed New Recycling Agreement

WAROONA TOWN CENTRE TASK FORCE FORMED
Posted 05 February 2020 WAROONA TOWN CENTRE TASK FORCE FORMED

After wide consultation, the Waroona Town Centre Task Force has been formed and will be meeting soon to discuss how best to activate, beautify and promote the town of Waroona.

Movies in the Park
Posted 29 January 2020 Movies in the Park

The ‘Movies in the Park’ summer series were held in three magic locations across the Shire from the 22 – 24 January 2020.

Media Release - Town Centre Task Force
Posted 23 December 2019 Media Release - Town Centre Task Force

SHIRE SEEKS INTERESTED RESIDENTS TO JOIN WAROONA TOWN CENTRE TASK FORCE

Mentally Healthy Waroona – Act, Belong, Commit
Posted 20 December 2019 Mentally Healthy Waroona – Act, Belong, Commit

Residents living in the region are set to benefit from a series of place activation and wellness initiatives with the Shire of Waroona recently partnering with Mentally Healthy WA to promote the Act, Belong-Commit message.

MEDIA RELEASE
Posted 05 December 2019 MEDIA RELEASE

Waroona council to hold council meetings in other towns in our shire in 2020

2018/19 Annual Report & Financial Statements
Posted 28 November 2019 2018/19 Annual Report & Financial Statements

At its November Ordinary Council Meeting, Council accepted the Shire of Waroona Annual Report & Financial Statements for the financial year commencing 1 July 2018 and concluding 30 June 2019.

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