Welcome to the Shire of Northam

Shire of Northam staff

About Shire of Northam

The Shire of Northam Administration Centre is located in the town of Northam, located 96km from Perth. Please contact our friendly staff for further information, by telephone on (08) 9622 6100, e-mail records@northam.wa.gov.au or visit the Council Offices at 395 Fitzgerald Street, Northam.

Council Services

Fire Ban Information

FIREBREAKS MUST BE COMPLETED BY 1st NOVEMBER EVERY YEAR AND MAINTAINED CLEAR OF ALL FLAMMABLE MATERIAL UP TO AND INCLUDING 30th APRIL  

Notification

Pavement Repairs 

Main Roads Western Australia ; Wheatbelt Region wishes to advise road users, residents and business that Pavement Repairs on Great Eastern Highway 69 SLK West of the Bakers Hill township will commence week of Monday 13 April 2015, weather permitting the other operational matters...Read more

Road Closure - Anzac Day Parade

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that the following streets will be closed between 5.45am and 2.00pm on 25 April 2015 to allow for the annual Anzac Day Parade

  • Grey Street between Minson Avenue and Fitzgerald Street
  • Fitzgerald Street between Grey Street and Newcastle Road 

Traffic control and signage will be in place and the shire apologises for any inconvenience this closure may cause.

Intersection Upgrade - Newcastle Road and Mitchell Avenue Northam

In accordance with the Shire of Northam 2014/2015 Capital Works Program, the intersection upgrade works for Newcastle Road and Mitchell Avenue, will commence the week of the 10 March 2015. 

Irrigation/ Sprinkler systems

Any irrigation or sprinkler systems affected by the works will be reinstated, upon the completion of works;

Traffic Management

During construction temporary traffic management will be implemented to safely manage traffic around the worksite.

Whilst it is inevitable that works of this nature will cause some inconvenience, every endeavour will be made to ensure that this is kept to a minimum.

Council considers that the works to be undertaken will be for the mutual benefit of all ratepayers and the community and your understanding and co-operation whilst the works are in progress will be greatly appreciated.

Should you have any queries in relation to the construction phase of this project please contact Tracey Pearce Operations Manager, Shire of Northam on 9621 2263 in the first instance.

George Nuich Park

George Nuich Park “Landscape Concept Plan” can be viewed by clicking here.

News / Events

  • View Pavement Repairs
    Thursday, April 09 2015, 9:01 AM Pavement Repairs Main Roads Western Australia ; Wheatbelt Region wishes to advise road users, residents and business that Pavement Repairs on Great Eastern Highway 69 SLK West of the Bakers Hill township will commence week of Monday 13 April 2015 Read More…
  • View Skip Bins
    Wednesday, April 08 2015, 11:15 AM Skip Bins For regional areas in the Shire of Northam skip bins are placed in specific communal locations for junk collection Read More…
  • View Colouring Competition
    Tuesday, April 07 2015, 10:24 AM Colouring Competition Drop your completed colouring-ins to the Northam Visitor Centre or post them to Northam Visitor Center, PO Box 613 Northam by Friday 24 July 2015 for your chance to win! Read More…

 ALERT responsible dog ownership

Click here for Interactive Food Safety Training

Click here to Download Strategic Community Plan

 Hot Air Ballooning Championship 2015