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



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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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.

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The Shire of Northam would like to inform the public that Road Resurfacing Works are about to commence in the following areas:

Southern Brook Road, Southern Brook - commenced

Oyston Road, Bakers Hill

Please avoid the area if possible as access will be limited.

The Shire of Northam apologises for any inconvenience this important work may cause.



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.

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

  • Guinness Book of Records Attempt
    Monday, July 04 2016 Guinness Book of Records Attempt Children between the ages of 6 - 17 years have the opportunity to break a Lego Guinness Book of Records here at Northam Library these July school holidays. Come in and pick up a registration form from the Circulation Desk and maybe you will be the lucky winner of a brand new bike from Northam Toy and Bike World. Read More...
  • Special Council Meeting
    Wednesday, June 22 2016 Special Council Meeting Shire CEO Jason Whiteaker has called a special council meeting 29th June. Read More...
  • Grant for Town Hall Repairs
    Tuesday, June 21 2016 Grant for Town Hall Repairs The Shire of Northam has secured funding of $95,000 through the LotteryWest Project Fund to repair the decorative masonry and render of the Northam Town Hall. Read More...

 ALERT responsible dog ownership

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Click here to Download Strategic Community Plan