General

Christmas Light Competition
Posted 23 November 2022 Christmas Light Competition

Turn your lights on between Sunday 4 December & Saturday 10 December for the judges scoring!

Office Christmas Closure
Posted 22 November 2022 Office Christmas Closure

Please note the Shire Administration Office and Wongan Hills Community Resource Centre will be closed during the following period - Friday 23 December 12.00pm to Tuesday 3 January 9.00am

Major airport upgrades now complete!
Posted 21 November 2022 Major airport upgrades now complete!

On Thursday 5 August 2021, the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu announced its successful bid to secure $300,000 of funding through the Australian Government's Regional Airports Program. The program aimed to improve the safety of aircraft, operators and passengers using regional airports and aerodromes and the funding was used for upgrades to infrastructure at the Wongan Hills airport which are now complete.

Television Retransmission Tower Update
Posted 02 November 2022 Television Retransmission Tower Update

Please note the service provider for the TV Transmission Tower will be on site Tuesday 8 November next week to complete an annual service. During this period there will be intermittent interruptions to services throughout the day whilst the service is completed. We apologise in advance for the inconvenience this may cause.

Office Closure Notice
Posted 28 October 2022 Office Closure Notice

Please note the Shire Administration Office and Wongan Hills Community Resource Centre will be closed Tuesday 1 November - 11.30am to 1.00pm. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Office Closure Notice - Staff Development and Training
Posted 10 October 2022 Office Closure Notice - Staff Development and Training

The Shire Administration Office and Wongan Hills CRC will be closed during the following times for staff development and training: Wednesday 12 October - 9.00am - 10.30am Thursday 13 October - 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Fire Break Compliance Reminder
Posted 07 October 2022 Fire Break Compliance Reminder

FIREBREAK COMPLIANCE REMINDER - 13 OCOTBER 2022 Fire Break Notice Pursuant to the powers contained in section 33 of the Bush Fires Act 1954, you are hereby required on or before the 13th day of October, to plough, scarify, cultivate, spray or otherwise clear and thereafter maintain free of all inflammable material until the 31st day of March firebreaks in the following dimensions on the land owned or occupied by you.

2022/2023 Bulk Waste Verge Collection Dates Announced
Posted 29 September 2022 2022/2023 Bulk Waste Verge Collection Dates Announced

The 2022/2023 bulk waste verge collection dates have been released by the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu.

Temporary Gym Closure - Wednesday 28 September
Posted 27 September 2022 Temporary Gym Closure - Wednesday 28 September

Please note the Wongan Hills gym will be closed for routine maintenance between 7am and 5pm on Wednesday 28 September.

Council Visit Cadoux!
Posted 21 September 2022 Council Visit Cadoux!

Last week, the Shire President, Councillors and executive staff visited Cadoux to engage with local residents about changes they want to see in their town.

Office Closure Notice - National Day of Mourning
Posted 13 September 2022 Office Closure Notice - National Day of Mourning

Our offices will be closed on Thursday 22 September for a National Day of Mourning following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

Stargazing Spectacle!
Posted 08 September 2022 Stargazing Spectacle!

LOOK UP TONIGHT FOR A STARGAZING SPECTACLE!

Community Service Award 2023 Nominations NOW OPEN!
Posted 06 September 2022 Community Service Award 2023 Nominations NOW OPEN!

Nominations for 2023 Community Service Awards are now open. Please visit the Citizen Awards page for submissions and further information.

New Fire Danger Rating System in WA
Posted 06 September 2022 New Fire Danger Rating System in WA

As at 1st September 2022, the new Fire Danger Rating system has been launched by DFES.

Notice of Corella Cull - 12 and 13 March 2022
Posted 10 March 2022 Notice of Corella Cull - 12 and 13 March 2022

The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu wishes to advise residents of a Corella Cull taking place within the site of Wongan Hills. Weather permitting, this will take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March 2022

Current and Upcoming Roadworks
Posted 08 March 2022 Current and Upcoming Roadworks

Shire Launches Online Mapping
Posted 02 March 2022 Shire Launches Online Mapping

New Recreation Area at Lake Ninan
Posted 28 February 2022 New Recreation Area at Lake Ninan

Wongan Hills Airport Upgrades
Posted 17 February 2022 Wongan Hills Airport Upgrades

Work Begins at Wongan Hills Airport
Posted 07 February 2022 Work Begins at Wongan Hills Airport

2022 Council Meeting Dates
Posted 17 January 2022 2022 Council Meeting Dates

A schedule of meeting dates is now available to view.

Are you Bushfire Ready
Posted 15 December 2021 Are you Bushfire Ready

A Christmas Message from our Shire President
Posted 15 December 2021 A Christmas Message from our Shire President

Cadoux Tennis Courts - Official Opening
Posted 27 October 2021 Cadoux Tennis Courts - Official Opening

Shire Council Sworn In
Posted 25 October 2021 Shire Council Sworn In

Major Infrastructure Funding Awarded:  Wongan Hills Airport
Posted 05 August 2021 Major Infrastructure Funding Awarded: Wongan Hills Airport

The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu has been successful in its application for funding under the Regional Airports Program.

New Guidelines for Operating Private Fire Equipment
Posted 02 June 2021 New Guidelines for Operating Private Fire Equipment

On advice from the Shire's Bushfire Advisory Committee, fire-fighting equipped trailers will no longer be allowed on the active fire ground from October 2021.

Keep me Posted - SMS Messaging Service for Residents
Posted 20 May 2021 Keep me Posted - SMS Messaging Service for Residents

We are pleased to advise we are extending our Harvest Ban and Vehicle Movement Ban messaging service to include a wider range of services.

Shire Welcomes New President
Posted 29 April 2021 Shire Welcomes New President

Resignation Announcement - Shire President
Posted 13 April 2021 Resignation Announcement - Shire President

The Shire has reluctantly accepted Cr Jon Hasson's resignation from Council.

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