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Imposition of Fees and Charges – Old Quarry Road Liquid Waste Facility
Posted 01 February 2023 Imposition of Fees and Charges – Old Quarry Road Liquid Waste Facility

The Shire of Northam caters for everyone this Australia Day
Posted 23 January 2023 The Shire of Northam caters for everyone this Australia Day

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.

Community Citizen of the Year Award Nominee Profiles Part 2
Posted 19 January 2023 Community Citizen of the Year Award Nominee Profiles Part 2

We take a look at the next of our Shire of Northam nominees and the great work they do within the community ahead of the 2023 Auspire Community Citizen Awards on the Thursday 26th January.

Shire of Northam Extraordinary Election
Posted 11 January 2023 Shire of Northam Extraordinary Election

Complaints Report - October to December 2022
Posted 06 January 2023 Complaints Report - October to December 2022

In accordance with the adopted Council Plan 2022 – 2032, the Shire of Northam is committed to providing the community with regular updates on the number of complaints received and the timeframe for dealing with them. For the period from October 2022 to December 2022, the Shire of Northam received 12 complaints with an average timeframe of 6 days to deal with these complaints. The complaints were matters relating to services provided, facilities and staff. Complaints which are received by the Shire will receive an acknowledgement within 2 business days. Where justified, a thorough investigation will be undertaken to understand the facts. The Shire of Northam endeavours to provide an outcome to the complainant within 10 business days however when this is not possible, we will advise the complainant of the delay.

LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION – STANDARD
Posted 03 January 2023 LOCAL PLANNING SCHEME AMENDMENT AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION – STANDARD AMENDMENT

Liquid Waste Facility Closure
Posted 28 November 2022 Liquid Waste Facility Closure

Due to urgent maintenance works, the Shire of Northam will be closing the Liquid Waste Facility at the Old Quarry Waste Management Site from Monday 28 November 2022 – 9 December 2022 inclusive, subject to further notice.

Arrival of Four New Baby Cygnets (Swans)
Posted 17 November 2022 Arrival of Four New Baby Cygnets (Swans)

Shire of Northam is excited to announce the new arrival of four new baby swans (cygnets) born 5 November 2022. Sadly, we have reports of deplorable behaviour towards the wildlife.

Community Safety Forum
Posted 09 November 2022 Community Safety Forum

Come & hear what is being done to help keep your community safe at the Shire of Northam Community Safety Forum & Morning Tea.

Recycling Update
Posted 31 October 2022 Recycling Update

The Shire of Northam will soon be accepting dish & air care, dental care, toys and writing instruments for recycling at the RE-Store.

Complaints Report
Posted 28 October 2022 Complaints Report

In accordance with the recently adopted Council Plan 2022 - 2032, the Shire of Northam is committed to providing the community with regular updates on the number of complaints received and the timeframe for dealing with them. For the period from July 2022 to September 2022, the Shire of Northam received 2 complaints with an average timeframe of 15 days to deal with these complaints. Both complaints were matters relating to staff. Complaints which are received by the Shire will receive an acknowledgement within 2 business days. Where justified, a thorough investigation will be undertaken to understand the facts. The Shire of Northam endeavours to provide an outcome to the complainant within 10 business days however when this is not possible, we will advise the complainant of the delay.

Update: Peel Street Bridge
Posted 26 October 2022 Update: Peel Street Bridge

Works on the West bound lane on Peel St Bridge at Broome Terrace were completed yesterday. Repairs to the footpath are now taking place and are expected to be completed today.

Fire Response Vehicle Identifier Stickers
Posted 24 October 2022 Fire Response Vehicle Identifier Stickers

Bilya Koort Boodja School Holiday Programs
Posted 28 September 2022 Bilya Koort Boodja School Holiday Programs

September 2022

Solid Futures Aboriginal Trainee Program
Posted 28 September 2022 Solid Futures Aboriginal Trainee Program

Applications Close October 3

Local Heritage Survey
Posted 22 September 2022 Local Heritage Survey

Application forms within

2022/23 Swim Season
Posted 16 September 2022 2022/23 Swim Season

Opening date announced

Pet Sterilisation Program
Posted 16 September 2022 Pet Sterilisation Program

Details below

Shire of Northam Plan for the Future 2022-2032
Posted 09 September 2022 Shire of Northam Plan for the Future 2022-2032

The Shire of Northam Plan for the Future 2022-2032 is now available in full for public viewing.

Changes to Fire Danger Rating System
Posted 01 September 2022 Changes to Fire Danger Rating System

Changes implemented September 1, 2022.

Photographer's easy photoshoot.
Posted 17 August 2022 Photographer's easy photoshoot.

Photographers are on the continuous hunt for new locations and stunning wildlife. The town of Northam has everything any inspiring photographer. Just standing on the swinging bridge for ten minutes, will astound you with what water birds will fly above you.

Hockey WA Indoor Hockey Classic
Posted 16 August 2022 Hockey WA Indoor Hockey Classic

Proudly supported by the Shire of Northam, ready to rock in 2022

Strategic Community Plan Launch
Posted 11 August 2022 Strategic Community Plan Launch

Community Sundowner

Youth Survey
Posted 01 August 2022 Youth Survey

We'd love to hear from you!

Mattress Recycling
Posted 20 July 2022 Mattress Recycling

Information regarding recycling your old mattresses

Exciting Development Opportunity
Posted 01 July 2022 Exciting Development Opportunity

Under 90 minutes from Perth situated in a thriving regional centre which has attracted new developments in the last three years including Bunnings, KFC, DOME, ALDI, Best & Less & Spud Shed, this parcel of land zoned mixed use on the periphery of a thriving Central Business District. Identified community needs which could be accommodated on this land include, residential (significant current demand), aged care, service industry, showrooms.

Desexing Your Pet
Posted 23 June 2022 Desexing Your Pet

July 2022 is National Desexing Month

‘Kicking Goals’ - Northam Springfield Soccer
Posted 22 June 2022 ‘Kicking Goals’ - Northam Springfield Soccer

New goals for the Shire of Northam

END OF 2021/22 SWIM SEASON
Posted 25 May 2022 END OF 2021/22 SWIM SEASON

Updates on the 2021/22 swim season

2023 COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS SET FOR NORTHAM
Posted 24 May 2022 2023 COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS SET FOR NORTHAM

Athletics West is pleased to announce the 2023 Country Athletics Championships are set for the Northam Recreation Centre from the 13 to 15 January 2023.

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