Mingenew Bank Building Expression of Interest Campaign

Overview       The bank building is located at 50 Midlands Road, Mingenew directly in front of the Post Office and Community Resource Centre. The space is ground floor level and consists of main area with one built-in office space, kitchenette and toilet.  The area is approximately 45m2.  It is intended the building will be leased as is.  The building was originally… read more

CBH/Townsite Heavy Vehicle Access

At this year's Expo we commenced consultation around some proposed changes to heavy vehicle access to CBH and surrounds. We are seeking community feedback on this matter to help to inform next steps. What is proposed? Together with CBH and Main Roads WA (MRWA) we are looking at ways that we can improve heavy vehicle access to the CBH site. This may require… read more

Expressions of Interest Sought: Mingenew Railway Station

The Shire of Mingenew is in the process of commencing the restoration of the Railway Station with the aim of utilizing the building for community groups or interested persons throughout the region. It is envisaged that it could become a cultural centre for the wider community holding small events there, such as workshops as well as making space available for… read more

Rubbish Collection Changes

The Shire of Mingenew recently called tenders for its refuse collection and disposal service.  The successful contractor was Cleanaway of Geraldton, which will provide the service from Monday 23 September 2019.  Avon Waste will continue to provide its regular service until the week ending 20 September. There will be several changes as a result of the new contract: Collection days… read more

Council Update August 2019

Message from the Shire President It’s been another busy month both at the Council and in the region more broadly. Mingenew hosted the recent Victoria District Ladies Golf Championship, which saw participants from across the region converge on our town for three days of competition and enjoyment. It was both well-fought and well-attended; another quality event which is testament to… read more

Notice of Executive Management Committee Meeting

The Shire of Mingenew advises that a Shire of Mingenew Executive Management Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, 30 July 2019 commencing at 4:30pm to review and make recommendations to Council on the Chief Executive Officer’s performance review. The meeting will be closed to members of the public in accordance with s.5.27(2)(a) of the Local Government Act 1995 which… read more

Landfill Transition to Transfer Station

To better manage our natural environment, reduce unauthorised dumping of waste and improve our regulatory compliance, the Shire of Mingenew is moving from its current Landfill approach towards a Transfer Station model. This will likely mean some changes in the way our tip operates; this could include: Reducing the hours that the tip is open Restricting (and controlling) the type… read more

BPay Now Available at the Shire

The Shire is pleased to report that we now have BPay facilities available for payments of between $1 and $99,999. You will notice that BPay details will appear on this year’s upcoming Rates Notices, as well as other invoices and payment documents. We hope that this new facility provides another option for people to easily make payments, online, at any time.… read more

Council Update July 2019

Happy New Financial Year!   Message from the Shire President Our June Council Meeting featured two welcomes: Lily Doran made her pledge to become an Australia Citizen and Anthony Smyth took his to become the Shire’s newest Councillor. I would like to congratulate both of them: Lily for affirming her commitment to this great country of ours and Cr Smyth… read more

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