Tropical Cyclone Seroja

Updated 3.15pm 14 April 201 The Shire of Mingenew is ALL CLEAR. We are in the process of disaster response and clean-up. Communications in the Shire Office (as with the rest of the Mingenew townsite) are still offline. We have had significant SES and Defence Force resources mobilise into town this afternoon and they will be working through damaged properties… read more

Council Update March 2021

Message from the Shire President With March behind us, I want to recognise the efforts of the Mingenew Turf Club in delivering another fantastic race event this year. In addition to a great crowd on the ground, I believe this year also saw the event broadcast to an international audience on the Sky Racing Channel. Speaking of television, you may… read more

We Want Your Ideas For Samuel Phillips Park

Playground Equipment Removed A recent independent safety inspection of the playground equipment in Samuel Phillips Park revealed a wide range of compliance issues. Some were due to age and deterioration, others because playground safety standards have become stricter since the equipment was originally installed. Given Council’s awareness of the potential safety risks the playground represented, action needed to be taken.… read more

Waste Management Changes

**Updated 9 April 2021** Following initial works in 2018 and public consultation through late 2019, you may have noticed some further changes at the Mingenew Tip over the past months. To improve its environmental management, control dumping of dangerous waste, and waste from outside the Shire, and better meet its legislative duties, the Shire will shortly be transitioning from the… read more

Council Update February 2021

Message from the Shire President It’s hard to believe we are already through the first two months of 2021. I hope everyone has managed to take a break, recharge and has started the new year on the right foot – our recent rains certainly haven’t hurt. As we move into March we also have the Mingenew Races on the calendar;… read more


Updated 12/02/2021 - 3.15pm As with many of us, Council is keeping a close eye on developments as the COVID-19 situation evolves. In order to protect our community and our staff we are making some changes to the way we do things - and asking you to do the same. With recent changes as a result of confirmed community transmission… read more

Council Update December 2020

Message from the Shire President As 2020 draws to a close, we can reflect on what an extraordinary year it has been. Whilst COVID-19 caused all kinds of disruptions to the way we live and how our Shire operates, we’ve still managed to accomplish quite a lot: land sales, significant funding windfalls which are resulting in some great new projects… read more

Council Meeting Dates 2021

Council meetings will be held in the Council Chambers at 21 Victoria Street, Mingenew, commencing at 4:30pm, as per the following schedule: January – No Meeting 17 February 17 March 21 April 19 May 16 June 21 July 18 August 15 September 13 October 17 November 15 December   Please visit the Shire’s website at to access Council Minutes,… read more

Annual Report 2019/20 and Electors Meeting

An Annual General Meeting of Electors is scheduled to be held on Monday, 8 February 2021 in the Council Chambers, 21 Victoria Street, Mingenew, commencing at 5:30pm. The purpose of the meeting and order of business for matters to be discussed at the meeting are firstly, the contents of the 2019/20 Annual Report and then any other general business. A… read more

Council Update November 2020

Message from the Shire President For the first time in some years, the Shire is in the process of selling off a number of blocks of land in Mingenew for development. At its November meeting, Council signed off on the recent submissions to our $1 block campaign – and I’m happy to say that the initiative was oversubscribed. I want… read more

COVID-19 Contact Registers

From 5 December 2020, some businesses and public facilities must maintain contact registers for WA Health Department COVID-19 contact tracing, if required. You can learn more here. Businesses or venues required to keep a contact register, include: Food and licenced venues (restaurants, cafés, bars, pubs, taverns, nightclubs) Gyms, indoor sporting centres and pools Places of worship and funeral parlours Beauty… read more

Notice of Executive Management Committee Meeting – 18 November 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE: EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE MEETING Wednesday, 18 November 2020 Pursuant to Regulation 12 (3) of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is hereby given that an Executive Management Committee Meeting is to be held on Wednesday, 18 November 2020, commencing at 1:30pm in Council Chambers at the Shire Offices, Victoria St. The purpose of the meeting is to… read more

Council Update October 2020

Message from the Shire President As harvest starts to ramp up, I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone a safe and productive season. I also want to remind everyone – particularly those of us who drive heavy vehicles – to take it easy on the roads. In addition to the obvious safety risks of travelling at high speeds,… read more

Council Update September 2020

Message from the Shire President As a busy wildflower season slowly draws to a close, many in the community are looking ahead to harvest – and we are all optimistic that this year will be a bountiful one for our community. I wanted to acknowledge the work of the Mingenew Midwest Expo team in their recent delivery of the Midwest… read more