Skate park Workshops and Urban Art

We have limited spaces available for 2 x 3 hour workshops for children 10 years and older to assist in the painting of designs on our refurbished skate park.  See here for details.  Public Notice read more

Council Update August 2021

Message from the Shire President The tourist season is in full swing, with visitors once again flocking to our town – and the region – to enjoy what is one of the best wildflower seasons in years. Council, this month, awarded the lease of the Mingenew Tourist Centre to the Mingenew CRC and I commend the CRC team and their… read more

Community Assistance Grants

The Community Assistance Grants Round 1 for 2021-2022 has now been extended to Wednesday 30th September 2021.  Funding up to $5,000 is available cash/in kind or a combination  of both for projects. Community Assistance Scheme Application Round 1. You can find more information here. read more

10 Year Shared Path Plan

The Shire is in the process of preparing a 10 year cycle-walking path plan. You can view a draft layout for the plan here. As part of this process, we'd love to get your feedback on how you currently use - or would use - our path network. Please complete this survey to provide your feedback. If you'd prefer hard… read more

Local Recovery Coordination Group

As the Shire's recovery process following Tropical Cyclone Seroja continues, we will be establishing a Local Recovery Coordination Group (LRCG). The LRCG will operate instead of the Shire's Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC). It is not a decision-making body, but will provide advice back to Council and help to inform regional recovery strategies as part of a community-led recovery process.… read more

LG Elections 2021 – Enrolments close 27 August

You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government ordinary election on Saturday 16 October 2021 if you are an owner and/or occupier of rateable property in the Shire of Mingenew. Residents You are automatically enrolled to vote if you are on the State Electoral Roll as at 5.00 pm on Friday, 27 August 2021 (close… read more

Dog Sitter

Wanting to go exploring the wildflowers at Coalseam.  What to do with the dog?  Call Jo Hawksley for dog sitting 0427 416 066. read more

Council Update July 2021

Message from the Shire President At its July Ordinary Meeting, Council adopted its budget for 2021/22. It’s a balanced, but big, budget this year with over $10m of, largely funded, road and bridge works. The budget has also been increased by some significant road and building repair items because of TC Seroja. Thankfully, many of these costs will be covered… read more

Drum Muster

2021 Drum Muster is on Tuesday 24th August 2021 between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm at Shire Depot #2 (on Mingenew-Morawa Road). Book NOW to reserve your time:  Phone the Shire Office 9928 1102 or email More information available on read more

Community Assistance Grants 2021-2022 Round 1

Applications for round 1 for the Community Assistance Scheme have now opened. Community Groups are invited to apply for these CAS grants for up to $5,000.00, either in cash, in-kind or both. If your group has a project in mind that requires some funding this could be the answer for you. Applications close 5.00pm 27th August 2021. For any further… read more

Coalseam Bridge Replacement – Info for Residents

  Main Roads Western Australia and it’s contractor Fortec Australia will soon commence the replacement of the bridge on Coalseam Road over the Lockier River on behalf of the Shire of Mingenew. Works are scheduled to commence in late July 2021 and conclude in April 2022 weather dependent. The works will involve intermittent single lane closures and speed restrictions while… read more

Share your vision for the Mingenew Spring Reserve

The Shire is seeking comments and suggestions from the community regarding the future use of the Mingenew Spring. With the windmill refurbished and placed back in the Spring, Council is looking at further improvements to this area. Please follow the survey link here to complete the online survey or you can download, print and complete a hard copy here -… read more

Council Update June 2021

Message from the Shire President As we roll through the end of financial year, Council has been spending time putting together its budget for 2021/22. The process is, as always, a lengthy one – taking place over a couple of months – as we also review our Corporate Business Plan and 5-year Roads Plan and allocate resources for their delivery.… read more

Call For Expressions of Interest: Mingenew Tourist Centre Lease – Round 2

Following an initial round of Expressions of Interest for leasing the Mingenew Tourist Centre to provide tourist information services for 2021, Council have determined to offer a second round, encouraging local applicants to apply and consider developing partnerships that may enhance service delivery and community benefits. Applications that include a request for Council contribution will be considered but as with… read more