Welcome to the Shire of Northam

      Shire of Northam Executive Management Team

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.

Just moved to the Shire of Northam? Head over to our 'New to Northam' page for more information on the many services and activities available, which may be of interest to you and your family.

Regional Capitals Alliance Western Australia 

The Shire of Northam is a proud member of Regional Capitals Alliance Western Australia (RCAWA). RCAWA members are home to over 250,000 people – half the population of regional WA.

Combining strong economies and relaxed lifestyles, our regional centres are growth leaders for our state, building outcomes that benefit not just our immediate communities, but also provide growth to the whole of regional Western Australia. For more information head to: https://www.waregionalcapitals.com.au/ 

Notifications

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR SERVICE CLOSURES

The Shire of Northam advises that some services will be closed over the Christmas period. Please refer to the timetable below:

Office and Service Closures Timetable

Please note rubbish collection for all residents normally receiving service on Christmas Day will be one day prior on Monday 24 December 2018.

ROAD CLOSURE - GORDON PLACE, NORTHAM

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that Gordon Place between Fitzgerald Street and Minson Avenue in Northam will be closed during the following times

4pm Thursday 13th - 4pm Friday 14th December 2018.

Access to all traffic will be prohibited during this time. Click here for a location map.

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

PROHIBITED BURNING

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise all residents that pursuant to S17 of the Bush Fires Act 1954, as of December 1st 2018 we will enter the "Prohibited Burning Period". No burning is permitted within the Shire of Northam during this period. Please report all signs of fire to 000.
To find out more information please click the link below or contact our Community Emergency Services Manager on 0458 08 08 18

ANNUAL ELECTORS GENERAL MEETING & ANNUAL REPORT

The Annual Electors General Meeting will be held at the Shire of Northam Council Chambers, at 395 Fitzgerald Street Northam, on Wednesday, 12th December 2018 at 5.00pm.

BUSINESS

  1. Attendance and apologies;
  2. Confirmation of minutes - Annual Electors General meeting held 13th December 2017 for the Shire of Northam;
  3. Receive and adopt the 2017/18 Annual Financial Statements for the Shire of Northam;
  4. Receive and adopt the Auditor's report for the Shire of Northam;
  5. Receive and adopt the President's report for the Shire of Northam;
  6. Receive and adopt the Chief Executive Officer’s report for the Shire of Northam; and
  7. General business or other business at the discretion of the President or as approved by the electors present.

Copies of the 2017/18 Annual Report are now available at the Shire of Northam Administration Office.

2017/18 Annual Report

Note - Any person having a question or agenda item, please advise the Chief Executive Officer, to enable information relating to the subject matter to be obtained and available at the meeting.

JASON WHITEAKER

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

ROAD RESURFACING WORKS PROGRAM

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

Katrine Road, Northam - Completed

Spencers Brook Road, Muresk  - Scheduled for Late November

Spencers Brook Road, Clackline - In Progress

East Street, Northam

Byfield Street, Northam

Gregory Street, Northam - In Progress

Wellington Street, Northam

Glass Avenue, Northam

Charles Street, Northam

Balga Tce, Wundowie

Jennapulin Road, Southern Brook - In Progress

Coates Road, Wundowie

Mervyn Street, Northam - In Progress

Cody Street, Northam - In Progress

Foreman Street, Northam - In Progress

Cook Street, Northam - In progress

Fitzgerald Street, Northam

Gordon Street, Northam

Selby Street, Northam

Mudalla Way, Northam

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

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.

Out for Comment

News / Events

  • Christmas and New Year Office and Service Closures
    Wednesday, December 19 2018 Christmas and New Year Office and Service Closures The Shire of Northam advises that some services will be closed over the Christmas period. Please refer to our Office and Service Closures timetable for more information. Read More...
  • Teach Learn Grow Week
    Monday, October 22 2018 Teach Learn Grow Week From the 2nd of December to the 8th of December, a small group of volunteers from Perth will be coming to Avonvale Primary school to tutor selected students across Years 1 to 6 and be their mentor for one week, on behalf of Teach Learn Grow’s Rural Program. Read More...
  • Proposed Avon Logistics Hub moves step closer to reality
    Friday, October 19 2018 Proposed Avon Logistics Hub moves step closer to reality The Shire of Northam (Council) has agreed to terms for the sale of Lot 881 Yilgarn Avenue to Procon Developments PTY LTD for the development of a significant regional freight and logistics hub in the Shire of Northam. Read More...