Welcome to the Shire of Northam

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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.

Notification

RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD

Please be advised that as of Monday, 19 September 2016 the Shire of Northam will be entering the RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD and people wishing to burn will require a Burning Permit.

You can obtain a permit by contacting a Fire Control Officer from your area. A list of Fire Control Officers can be found on the Shire of Northam website www.northam.wa.gov.au.

If you have any questions, please contact the Shire of Northam's Community Emergency Services Manager Daniel Hendriksen on 9622 6100.

AVON MALL UPGRADE

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that the Avon Mall Upgrade works have commenced.

Contractors are excavating footings for new shade structures that are due to be installed shortly, please avoid the area if possable.

The project is aimed at providing a more appealing public open space with improved amenities for users.

The Shire of Northam apologises for any inconvenience during this period and appreciates your cooperation in avoiding the construction area. 

BERNARD PARK DRAINAGE BASIN IMPROVEMENTS

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that Bernard Park Drainage Basin Improvement works are in progress.

The project will run for several weeks which is located at the Peel Terrace end of Bernard Park.

The project is aimed at providing a more appealing public open space with improved amenities for park users and the local wild life. During this time the Swans will be monitored by the Shire Rangers until such time access will be made available again. The project concept plan can be found here.

The Shire of Northam apologises for any inconvenience during this period and appreciates your cooperation in avoiding the construction area.

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PRESCRIBED BURNS ON RESERVES

The Shire of Northam will be conducting a hazard reduction burn on reserves vested to the Shire of Northam for a full list of burns please click the link below.

Prescribed Burns

This Project is proudly funded as part of the National Bushfire Mitigation Program.

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WESTERN POWER NETWORK IMPROVEMENTS

To ensure the ongoing safety and reliability of your electricity network, Western Power crews will be carrying out essential network improvements in Northam and a number of surrounding localities.

Click here for further information 

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ROAD RESURFACING WORKS PROGRAM

The Shire of Northam would like to inform you of upcoming road works in the following areas:

O'Neill Road, Grass Valley

Wilson Stree,t Grass Valley

Spencers Brook Road, Spencers Brook

Thomas Street, Spencers Brook .

Southern Brook Road, Southern Brook - Commenced

Jennapullin Road, Southern Brook

Mitchell Avenue, Northam

Strickland Avenue, Northam

Perina Place, Norhtam

Mount Ommanney Road, Northam

Lawley Avenue, Northam

Old Quarry Road, Northam

Lance Street, Norhtam

Queen Street, Northam

Trimmer Road, Northam

Irishtown Road, Northam

Chidlow / Hawes / Burgoyne intersection, Northam

Coates Road, Wundowie.

 

Access will be limited during this time.  Please observe Traffic Management on site. Apologies for any inconvenience,

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CBD HERITAGE ENHANCEMENT FUND

The Shire of Northam is pleased to announce a new round of grant funding developed to assist property owners within the Northam CBD in order to enhance the appearance of their buildings.
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After Hours Emergency Contact

For Emergency events like fallen trees on roads and across driveways, call Engineering Works on 0419 910 319.

For emergencies involving animals, including stock posing threats on local government roads, call Ranger Services on 9622 7267.

News / Events

  • Northam Public Health & Wellbeing Plan 2016-2019
    Wednesday, September 21 2016 Northam Public Health & Wellbeing Plan 2016-2019 This is a new strategic document which identifies actions under 6 priority issues which were defined by community & community agencies in workshops earlier this year. The priority issues will help guide Shire services, activities and strategic planning with respect to public health and wellbeing. Read More...
  • Spring into Health
    Wednesday, September 14 2016 Spring into Health Come along and learn how to create simple, nutritious snacks and meals using fresh, seasonal foods straight from the garden. Bring your friends and children for a fun morning of cooking demonstrations and delicious, free samples at Northam Library , 10.00 am September 28th. Read More...
  • Notice to Shire Depot Standpipe Users
    Wednesday, September 07 2016 Notice to Shire Depot Standpipe Users A new standpipe will be operational in a few weeks in Clark St Northam. Once opened, water will no longer be available to the public from the Shire Depot. Read More...

 ALERT responsible dog ownership

Click here for Interactive Food Safety Training

Click here to Download Strategic Community Plan