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2024 Northam Bilya Festival
Posted 21 May 2024 2024 Northam Bilya Festival

It’s that time of year again to get your thinking caps on and start brainstorming ideas for your float in the annual Bilya Festival and Street Parade! The yearly festival is the precursor to the Avon Descent and provides the perfect opportunity for the local community to showcase this vibrant, diverse region.

Native Tree Subsidy 2024
Posted 17 May 2024 Native Tree Subsidy 2024

Landowners within the Shire of Northam with a property size over 2000m2 have the opportunity to purchase trays of native trees for the discounted price of $25 (more than 50% OFF!!).

WA Day Footy - Perth FC vs West Coast Eagles
Posted 16 May 2024 WA Day Footy - Perth FC vs West Coast Eagles

Perth Demons are taking on the West Coast Eagles in this Rnd9 WAFL clash at Henry Street Oval on Sunday 2nd June from 8am. Get ready for an unmissable day of footy and family fun in Northam this WA Day long week.

Shire of Northam - Waterwise Gold
Posted 08 May 2024 Shire of Northam - Waterwise Gold

At the Water Corporation’s Waterwise Awards event this morning, the Shire of Northam received Gold status in two categories – Waterwise Council and Waterwise Aquatic Centre. The awarding of the Waterwise Council Gold status achieves one of the priority actions from Our Plan for the Future 2022-2032.

Killara Adult Day & Respite Centre's Biggest Morning Tea
Posted 08 May 2024 Killara Adult Day & Respite Centre's Biggest Morning Tea

Killara Adult Day & Respite centre are excited to announce that we will be hosting the Biggest Morning Tea event in support of Cancer Council on 23rd May 2024 from 10am -3pm.

2024 Northam Motorsport Festival Guide
Posted 26 April 2024 2024 Northam Motorsport Festival Guide

Bendigo Bank Flying 50 map, places to park, entertainment and race times.

Northam Motorsport Festival - Women In Motorsport
Posted 23 April 2024 Northam Motorsport Festival - Women In Motorsport

For the 2024 edition of the Northam Motorsport festival the Vintage Sports Car Club of WA (VSCC ) are paying homage to women in motorsport.

Complaints Report - January 2024 - March 2024
Posted 15 April 2024 Complaints Report - January 2024 - March 2024

Leading the Charge
Posted 22 March 2024 Leading the Charge

WALGA have announced a ground breaking project to transition 21 Local Governments in WA include the Shire of Northam to Electric Vehicles (EVs).

𝗙𝗨𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗦𝗘𝗖𝗨𝗥𝗘𝗗 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗕𝗘𝗥𝗧 𝗛𝗔𝗪𝗞𝗘 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗦
Posted 21 March 2024 𝗙𝗨𝗡𝗗𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗦𝗘𝗖𝗨𝗥𝗘𝗗 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗕𝗘𝗥𝗧 𝗛𝗔𝗪𝗞𝗘 𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗦 𝗥𝗘𝗦𝗘𝗥𝗩𝗘

The Shire of Northam is one of 11 successful projects in WA to secure funding in the Club Night Lights Program (CNLP) through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC), to upgrade lighting or install new floodlights.

Regional Development Assessment Panel Meeting
Posted 19 March 2024 Regional Development Assessment Panel Meeting

The Regional DAP Agenda for the meeting to be held on 26 March 2024 at 1.00 pm is now available on the DAP website at https://www.planning.wa.gov.au/development-assessment-panels/daps-agendas-and-minutes/regional-agenda-and-minutes. The meeting will consider the development application (ref: DAP/23/0535 - LG: P23011) for the proposed Hydrogen Plant at 131 Northam-York Road, Muluckine.

Autumn Restricted Burning Period
Posted 14 March 2024 Autumn Restricted Burning Period

Please be advised the restricted burning period for the Shire of Northam is now in effect from 15th March 2024. Permits are available to primary producers only and are strictly for pre-season stubble burn.

𝗖𝗔𝗟𝗟𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗔𝗟𝗟 𝗦𝗘𝗡𝗜𝗢𝗥𝗦 𝗔𝗚𝗘𝗗 𝟲𝟱 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗢𝗩𝗘𝗥!!
Posted 14 March 2024 𝗖𝗔𝗟𝗟𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗔𝗟𝗟 𝗦𝗘𝗡𝗜𝗢𝗥𝗦 𝗔𝗚𝗘𝗗 𝟲𝟱 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗢𝗩𝗘𝗥!!

During April 2024, Killara Adult Day & Respite Centre will be offering opportunities for all eligible seniors to join us and other members of the community to participate in these exciting adventures. Waste no time, numbers are limited.

Northam Motorsport Festival 2024
Posted 29 February 2024 Northam Motorsport Festival 2024

One of the most exciting weekends in Northam that never fails to impress even the largest petrolhead and motor sport enthusiasts. Heart-pounding classic car action, hill climbs, and flying fifties await! Celebrating Women in Motorsport. Don't miss out - it's all happening on the 27th and 28th of April!

𝗥𝗘𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗜𝗖𝗧𝗘𝗗 𝗕𝗨𝗥𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗜𝗢𝗗 𝗗𝗘𝗟𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗗 
Posted 21 February 2024 𝗥𝗘𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗜𝗖𝗧𝗘𝗗 𝗕𝗨𝗥𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗜𝗢𝗗 𝗗𝗘𝗟𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗗 

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that due to weather conditions, the Restricted Burning Period initially scheduled to commence 1 March 2024 has been 𝗗𝗘𝗟𝗔𝗬𝗘𝗗 until 15 March 2024.

Australia Day Across the Shire of Northam
Posted 23 January 2024 Australia Day Across the Shire of Northam

There is something for everyone this Australia Day in the Shire of Northam as we come together as a community to reflect and respect what it means to be Australian.

2024 Citizen of the Year Nominees
Posted 22 January 2024 2024 Citizen of the Year Nominees

It is a fantastic opportunity to acknowledge the contribution of so many dedicated individuals within the Shire of Northam and highlight the importance of the work they do to better our community. In recognition of this great work we would like to give you a snap shot of the work they do within the community as described by the people who nominated. Have a look at the great nominees for the 2024 awards.

Proposed Partial Closure of Clackline-Toodyay Road, Clackline
Posted 17 January 2024 Proposed Partial Closure of Clackline-Toodyay Road, Clackline

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Section 58 of the Land Administration Act 1997, of the proposed closure of a portion of Clackline-Toodyay Road, Clackline adjoining 190 Clackline-Toodyay Road. The proposed partial road closure is to rectify old historic encroachments of improvements associated with 190 Clackline-Toodyay Road

2024 Australia Day Celebrations
Posted 12 January 2024 2024 Australia Day Celebrations

Join us on Friday 26 January at various locations across the Shire of Northam as we reflect on what it means to be Australian. It's the perfect time to celebrate our rich cultural heritage and acknowledge our Aboriginal history.

Shire of Northam E-News Signup
Posted 11 January 2024 Shire of Northam E-News Signup

By signing up, you will receive monthly emails with information about upcoming community events, local news and important announcements from the Shire. It's a great way to stay connected with your community and ensure that you don't miss out on any exciting opportunities.

Road Upgrade Contract Awarded
Posted 05 January 2024 Road Upgrade Contract Awarded

Local Business GDR Civil Contracting Awarded Road Upgrade Contract

Complaints Report - October 2023 - December 2023
Posted 02 January 2024 Complaints Report - October 2023 - December 2023

Festive Season Harvest, Vehicle, Movement and Hot Works Ban
Posted 20 December 2023 Festive Season Harvest, Vehicle, Movement and Hot Works Ban

The Shire of Northam would like to advise the community of upcoming Harvest, Vehicle, Movement (HVM), and Hot Works (HW) bans will be in place this upcoming festive season.

Incorrect Disposal of E-Waste
Posted 30 November 2023 Incorrect Disposal of E-Waste

A timely reminder for residents to dispose of lithium batteries correctly after a rubbish truck fire in a neighbouring Shire this morning. Lithium batteries are found within e-waste components such as vapes, phones, laptops, electric toothbrushes, power tools and solar power back-up storage devices. The disposal of these devices in general waste, including bulk bins, can spark fires within the rubbish trucks. For more information about how you can dispose of E-Waste correctly, please click HERE

Corella Management Survey
Posted 30 November 2023 Corella Management Survey

Wheatbelt NRM, in partnership with CBH, WEROC, and AROC, are undertaking a corella management project in the central Wheatbelt.   To create a comprehensive plan for managing corellas in the Wheatbelt, NRM need to collect all available information in order to understand how the issue affects your area.

Swim For Fruit Program - Northam Aquatic Facility
Posted 28 November 2023 Swim For Fruit Program - Northam Aquatic Facility

The Royal Life Saving Society WA (RLSSWA) has developed a unique program aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle for children in remote and regional communities. The program encourages aquatic centers to increase participation in swimming and consumption of the recommended daily standard serving of fruit. Take advantage of this FREE program every Tuesday and Thursday from 4pm to 5pm for kids aged 5-17. Enjoy free fruit and a chance to win some exciting prizes.

Sunday Shopday and Christmas Markets
Posted 23 November 2023 Sunday Shopday and Christmas Markets

Northam will be a buzz this weekend with the Sunday Shopday and Christmas markets along Fitzgerald Street to supplement our excellent offering of boutique stores and restaurants in the lead up to Christmas.

Expression of Interest - Vacant Parklet
Posted 21 November 2023 Expression of Interest - Vacant Parklet

The Shire of Northam is inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from local businesses who may be interested in acquiring the parklet currently located outside 122 Fitzgerald Street.

Prohibited Burning Period
Posted 17 November 2023 Prohibited Burning Period

Due to seasonal conditions the Shire of Northam advises it will be entering the PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD at 0001hrs 18th of November 2023.

Bush Fire Information SMS notification
Posted 17 November 2023 Bush Fire Information SMS notification

The Shire of Northam provides a Bush Fire Information SMS notification service to registered users.

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