Council Update June 2019

End of Financial Year is fast approaching, as we are reminded what rain looks like. It’s been another big month here at the Shire. Message from the Shire President After one of the driest possible starts to a year, finally we have had some rain! Whether you are growing grain or livestock, waiting for wildflowers or simply sick of watching… read more

Town Beautification

With the rain starting to fall and our plants starting to grow the Shire needs your help to ensure that our town blocks are tidy and not providing habitats for mosquitos or vermin. What is the Shire doing? Our Environmental Health Officer and Ranger will be conducting inspections to identify any locations which may harbour vermin or provide habitat for… read more

Review of Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP)

The Shire of Mingenew is in the process of reviewing its Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP). It is a requirement of the Disability Services Act 1993 (the Act) that public authorities develop and implement a DAIP that outlines the ways in which the organisation will ensure that people with disability, their carers and families have equal access to its information, services and… read more

Change to Standpipe Access from 1 July 2019

The Shire of Mingenew currently has two fixed water standpipes located within the Shire for use by the Shire, for firefighting purposes and the community. The Water Corporation recently contacted rural Western Australian Local Government Authorities (LGA) and advised them that as of 1 July 2019, new water charges will apply to fixed standpipes based on the category of the… read more

Notice of Local Government Extraordinary Election 7 June 2019

An Extraordinary Election is to be held on Friday 7 June 2019 to fill the following vacancy of the Mingenew Shire Council: Town Ward:  Councillor term to expire on 16/10/2021. The Election will be conducted as Voting in Person Election Nominees Anthony Smyth Carol Farr Polling Options On election day at the Shire of Mingenew Administration Office, 21 Victoria St Mingenew,… read more

Council Update May 2019

As the weather cools down and the seeders kick into action we are looking to finish our current financial year projects and plan for FY19/20. Message from the Shire President The past month has seen the Shire engaging with both our State and Federal counterparts, as we hosted the Hon. Melissa Price MP, Minister for the Environment and Federal Member… read more

Easter and Anzac Day Office Hours

The Shire of Mingenew Administration Office will be closed on the following public holidays: Good Friday (19 April) Easter Monday (22 April) Anzac Day (25 April) We will be during regular business hours (8.30 am to 4.30 pm) on all other weekdays during the Easter period. read more

Local Government Extraordinary Election – Close of Enrolments

The Shire of Mingenew is holding an extraordinary election on Friday 7 June 2019. The electoral roll for this election closes at 5.00pm on Thursday 18 April 2019. Enrolments You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government extraordinary election on Friday, 7th June 2019 if you live in or are an owner or occupier of… read more

Council Update April 2019

COUNCIL UPDATE 5 APRIL 2019 The months are flying by – can you believe we are almost a quarter of the way through 2019? Message from the Shire President It has been a typically busy month at Council. At our March meeting the Shire’s Deputy President Crispian Lucken resigned. I would like to sincerely thank Cris for all his contributions… read more

Special Meeting Notice

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE Wednesday 3rd April 2019 Pursuant to Regulation 12 (4) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of the Shire of Mingenew Council is to be held on Wednesday 3rd April 2019, commencing at 6pm in Council Chambers at the Shire Offices, Victoria St. The purpose of the meeting is… read more


BUSHFIRE BRIGADES’ ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Monday 25th March 2019 Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Shire of Mingenew Bushfire Brigades’ is to be held on Monday 25 March 2019, commencing at 6pm in Council Chambers at the Shire Offices, Victoria St. The agenda includes welcome and introduction, election of Brigade office bearers, review of the previous fire… read more

Council Update March 2019

While the town may have been quiet, it’s still been a busy start to the year at Council! Roads Our road program has been continuing, with WA National Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (WANDRRA) work taking place on 19 Shire Roads. This work has been jointly undertaken by the Shire and external contractors. At the same time, our own crew… read more

Road Work Update

For the latest information on road works being carried out within the Shire of Mingenew Click on the link below. For further information contact Shire of Mingenew CEO Nils Hay on 9928 1102 or Road Works Update read more