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

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS

New Fire Break orders are in effect as of the 1st November 2015. All properties of 5 hectares and less are now required to install a 3 meter wide and a 4 meter vertical clearance fire break and provide a building protection zone of 20 meters.  Please read the FIREBREAK ORDER 2015 / 2016.

Restricted Burning Period

Notification

Avon Mall Concept Plan

The Shire of Northam is seeking community feedback about a proposed Upgrade Concept Plan at Avon Central Mall, Northam.

ROAD CLOSURE – CHRISTMAS ROAD GRASS VALLEY

Please be advised that Christmas Road Grass Valley will be closed from 6am until 6pm on Thursday 3rd September 2015 to facilitate a rail crossing upgrade.

There will be no access for traffic during this period. 

The Shire of Northam apologises for any inconvenience or delays and appreciates your cooperation in this matter.

Click here to access route map.

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE – BRIDGE 5029 SPENCERS BROOK ROAD

The Shire of Northam advises that Bridge 5029 on Spencers Brook Road will be closed until further notice.

The bridge is currently being assessed and costed for repairs.  Once a determination has happened works will be programmed as soon as possible.

There will be no access for through traffic for this period.  The alternative access will be via Old Spencers Road. 

Drivers are encouraged to drive to the conditions of the road and maintain revised posted speeds.

The Shire of Northam apologises for any inconvenience or delays and appreciates your cooperation in this matter.

Click here to access route map

Community Survey

The Shire of Northam is really interested in promoting a healthy and happy community. We are currently developing a Public Health and Wellbeing Plan that will help us manage the health of our residents into the future. You can have your say about local health and wellbeing issues and directions by completing the survey.

Click Here to complete the Survey

News / Events

  • View LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY ELECTION CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - Shire of Northam
    Wednesday, August 26 2015, 11:29 AM LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY ELECTION CALL FOR NOMINATIONS - Shire of Northam An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on 17 October 2015 in the Shire of Northam to fill the following vacancies: Read More…
  • View Candidate Information Session
    Wednesday, August 26 2015, 1:21 PM Candidate Information Session Are you passionate about your community, enjoy working with people and have a desire to make a difference? Read More…
  • View Avon Mall Concept Plan
    Wednesday, August 19 2015, 9:02 AM Avon Mall Concept Plan The Shire of Northam is seeking community feedback about a proposed “Upgrade Concept Plan” at Avon Central Mall, Northam. Your feedback will help us to understand the needs of our community. 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