Welcome to the Shire of Northam
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Council Offices at 395 Fitzgerald Street, Northam.
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
The Shire of Northam advises that it is extending the PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD to Saturday 21st March 2015, subject to further review. Burning permits will be required after this date to 13th April 2015.
Restricted Burning Period info
Please refer to the Shire of Northam Harvest Ban Number 9621 1120 for up to date Harvest, Hot Works & Vehicle Movement Bans, or email email@example.com or phone 9622 6100 with your mobile number if you would like to be placed on the SMS notification list for Harvest Bans.
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;
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.
Community Perceptions Survey | making views count
You are invited to participate in the Shire of Northam’s 2015 Community Perceptions Survey. This information will assist the Shire in planning to meet current and future needs. The survey is open to all residents and ratepayers aged 18 years or older.
All completed surveys go into a draw to win an Apple iPad Air 2.
The survey will close on Friday 13 March 2015.
CLICK HERE TO TAKE PART IN THE ONLINE SURVEY
Main Street Benches
The benches have been removed from the main street (Fitzgerald St, Northam) for maintenance and have been sent to external and local contractors. When these are completed they will be installed back into the main street in their original positions. We apologise for the inconvenience.
Bauxite Mining Exploration
Bauxite Alumina Joint Ventures (BAJV)(The Felicitas resource development) is currently in its exploration stage which includes exploring bauxite resources within the Shires of Northam, Toodyay and Mundaring (the majority of the bauxite deposit is located in Toodyay). All mining exploration and extraction is exempt from Local Government approval through the Mining Act, therefore, the Shire is being consulted as an affected party but is not the approving body for the project.
For community members that are interested or concerned with this project, up-to-date information and FAQ sheets are available on the BAJV website at the following link www.bajv.com.au
Click here to view Felicitas Bauxite Mining Project locality map