General

Harvest Bans over Christmas and New Year
Posted 23 January 2020 Harvest Bans over Christmas and New Year

Please be advised that the Shire of Northam has imposed a Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot Works Bans for the following periods

Waste Local Law 2019
Posted 23 January 2020 Waste Local Law 2019

Date Set - Northam Aquatic Facility Opening
Posted 07 January 2020 Date Set - Northam Aquatic Facility Opening

The Northam Aquatic Facility is set to officially open on Saturday, 25th January 2020 at 1.00pm. The Hon. Christian Porter MP will officially open the Facility which will be open for swimming immediately following the official opening.

Expressions of Interest - Membership on Council Committee’s
Posted 11 December 2019 Expressions of Interest - Membership on Council Committee’s

The deadline for Expressions of Interest - Membership on Council Committee’s has now been extended to the 8th January. Council is seeking expressions of interest from community members to become community representatives on the Community Safety Committee and Nyoongar Advisory Committee.

Office and Service Closures - Christmas and New Year
Posted 27 November 2019 Office and Service Closures - Christmas and New Year

The Shire of Northam advises that some services will be closed over the Christmas period.

Prohibited Burning Period
Posted 12 November 2019 Prohibited Burning Period

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that in consultation with the Volunteer Bush Fire Control Officers, The PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD will be brought forward by one (1) week and will start on the 25th Nov 2019.

Adoption of Local Law
Posted 04 November 2019 Adoption of Local Law

At the Ordinary Council meeting 16 October 2019 the Shire of Northam adopted the following local laws pursuant to section 3.12 of the Local Government Act 1995 Cat Local Law 2019 Fencing Local Law 2019 Parking Local Law 2019

Pink Up Northam Fundraiser
Posted 31 October 2019 Pink Up Northam Fundraiser

Targeted Watsonia Spraying
Posted 31 October 2019 Targeted Watsonia Spraying

The Shire of Northam has undertaken a targeted spraying program to control the listed ‘pest plant’ Watsonia. Outbreaks were identified and sprayed within the Northam town site, Clackline, Bakers Hill and adjacent to El Cabello in an attempt to manage the plant throughout the Shire.

Wundowie to Northam Community Transport is back
Posted 29 October 2019 Wundowie to Northam Community Transport is back

The Shire has recommenced the Wundowie to Northam (via Bakers Hill & Clackline) Community Transport. Operating every Thursday. Bookings are essential. Call 6608 0234 to book your seat.

Hazard Reduction Burning
Posted 28 October 2019 Hazard Reduction Burning

The Shire of Northam would like to advise that hazard reduction burning will be taking place within the Northam Town site over the coming weeks as the local Volunteer Fire & Rescue Service and the Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades prepare the community for the upcoming bush fire season.

Council re-elects Shire President and welcomes new Deputy President
Posted 24 October 2019 Council re-elects Shire President and welcomes new Deputy President

The Shire of Northam is pleased to announce that Cr Chris Antonio has been re-elected to continue in his role as Shire President and Cr Julie William has been elected to the position of Deputy Shire President.

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