Public Notices

Special Council Meeting - 18 October 2021
Posted October 14, 2021 Special Council Meeting - 18 October 2021

A Special Meeting of Council has been convened by the Shire President which will take place in the Shire of Northam Council Chambers.

Gairdner Street, Northam
Posted October 13, 2021 Wellington Street East and Gairdner Street – Road Closure

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise of works on Wellington Street East and Gairdner Street, Northam.

Southern Brook Road, Southern Brook - Harvey Road, Mokine, Leschenaultia
Posted October 8, 2021 Southern Brook Road, Southern Brook - Harvey Road, Mokine, Leschenaultia Road and Kuringal Road, Wundowie – Road Closure

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise of works on Southern Brook Road, Southern Brook - Harvey Road, Mokine, Leschenaultia Road and Kuringal Road, Wundowie.

Proposed Partial Closure – Bryant Street, Northam
Posted August 26, 2021 Proposed Partial Closure – Bryant Street, Northam

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Section 58 of the Land Administration Act 1997, of the proposed partial closure of Bryant Street, Northam between 54 Kennedy Street and 31 Bryant Street.

Northam's Suspension Bridge Shares the Limelight
Posted August 18, 2021 Northam's Suspension Bridge Shares the Limelight

The longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Australia that spans the Avon River in Northam has received a spectacular upgrade as part of a unique activation project.

Local Government Elections - Candidate Information Session
Posted August 11, 2021 Local Government Elections - Candidate Information Session

Are you passionate and eager for change? Do you care about your community and enjoy working with people who have a desire to make a difference? Have your say and stand for Council at the next Local Government Election?

Current Road Closures
Posted July 29, 2021 Current Road Closures

Road closures are in place due to rising river levels.

Avon Descent returns to Northam with a new look Festival
Posted July 28, 2021 Avon Descent returns to Northam with a new look Festival

The iconic white-water race returns to Northam this year on August 14th and is set to be a thriller with hundreds of participants setting off on the Avon River’s high waters.

Temporary Closure of Bernard Park Carpark - Avon Descent
Posted July 27, 2021 Temporary Closure of Bernard Park Carpark - Avon Descent

Please be advised that the Bernard Park Carpark will be closed from midnight on Thursday, 12th August until midnight on Friday, 13th August 2021 for the Avon Descent.

Road Closures - Avon Descent & Bilya Festival
Posted July 26, 2021 Road Closures - Avon Descent & Bilya Festival

Please be advised that there will be a number of road closures in place during the Avon Descent and Northam Bilya Festival.

Old Playgroup
Posted July 23, 2021 CBD Strategy Development Continues

The Northam CBD continues its transformation with the planned demolition of the former Child Care Centre in Bernard Park about to commence. This follows recent developments in the area including the streetscape works behind DOME, provision of caravan and RV parking in Bernard Park, development of parklet alfresco dining in the main street, the development of the Village Green, murals and streetscaping in Gordon Place and on the Northam Flour Mill. As well as the development of Bilya Koort Boodja and associated streetscaping, enhancement of the Swan enclosure in Bernard Park, the development of the Bernard Park Water playground and the recently developed park in Wellington Street on the former St John Ambulance Site.

Special Council Meeting - 14 July 2021
Posted July 10, 2021 Special Council Meeting - 14 July 2021

A Special Meeting of Council has been convened by the Shire President which will take place in the Southern Brook Hall located at 1715 Southern Brook Road, Southern Brook.

July Council Meeting Location
Posted July 5, 2021 July Council Meeting Location

The July Forum and Ordinary Council meetings will be held at the Southern Brook Hall.

Wellington Street
Posted July 2, 2021 Wellington Street - Road Works

Rehabilitation of Wellington Street

Markey Street
Posted July 2, 2021 Lyon Street, Markey Street, Springfield Road - Road Closure

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise of works on Lyon Street, Markey Street and Springfield Roads Northam.

Notice pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of the Local Government Act 1995
Posted June 25, 2021 Notice pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of the Local Government Act 1995 requiring payment of outstanding rates or service charges

Notice pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of the Local Government Act 1995 requiring payment of outstanding rates or service charges

Proposed Closure – Cowan Street off Spencers Brook Road, Spencers Brook
Posted June 23, 2021 Proposed Closure – Cowan Street off Spencers Brook Road, Spencers Brook

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Section 58 of the Land Administration Act 1997, of the proposed closure of Cowan Street, Spencers Brook.

Northam’s Architecture and Heritage Honoured
Posted June 22, 2021 Northam’s Architecture and Heritage Honoured

Two of the most interesting buildings that bookend Fitzgerald Street have been awarded at the Australian Institute of Architects 2021 WA Architecture Awards.

Expression of Interest to Conduct Auction
Posted June 16, 2021 Expression of Interest to Conduct Auction

The Shire of Northam require four properties to go to auction for non-payment of rates. We are seeking expressions of interest from real-estate agents to conduct the auction

Proposal to dispose of property by private treaty sale
Posted June 15, 2021 Proposal to dispose of property by private treaty sale

The Shire of Northam intends to dispose of 65A Kingia Road Wundowie.

Notice Pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of Local Government Act 1995 requiring
Posted June 10, 2021 Notice Pursuant to Schedule 6.3 of Local Government Act 1995 requiring payment of outstanding rates or services charges

March storm event declared natural disaster
Posted June 9, 2021 March storm event declared natural disaster

Financial assistance will be given to the Shire of Northam following severe flash flooding in the region in March. This is being provided through the Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding and will assist with clean-up operations from fallen trees and restore damaged road infrastructure

Community Grants Assessment Committee Meeting
Posted May 26, 2021 Community Grants Assessment Committee Meeting

A Community Grants Assessment Committee Meeting has been convened by the Shire President.

Unrestricted Burning Period
Posted April 15, 2021 Unrestricted Burning Period

The Shire of Northam advises that the un-restricted burning period will commence on Monday 19th April 2021. The Shire would like to remind residents that despite the greenness of the vegetation in some areas, there is still a risk of your fire escaping and becoming a danger to our community. Read More..

Community Grants Assessment Committee Meeting
Posted April 9, 2021 Community Grants Assessment Committee Meeting

A Community Grants Assessment Committee Meeting has been convened by the Shire President which will take place in the Council Chambers at 395 Fitzgerald Street, Northam.

Minson Avenue – Partial Road Closure
Posted March 31, 2021 Minson Avenue – Partial Road Closure

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that works within the Bernard Park main carpark (Minson Avenue) will commence on the 13 April 2021. The completed project will see the facilitation of dedicated recreation vehicle parking spaces for day use purposes. During this time the carpark will not be accessible to vehicles. Additionally, Minson Avenue, adjacent to Bernard Park will be partially closed from 21 April 2021 for a short period to allow for the construction of a informal pedestrian passageway The Shire of Northam apologises for any inconvenience cause during this time and appreciates your cooperation with this project.

Temporary Closure of Bernard Park Carpark – Northam Motor Sport Festival
Posted March 24, 2021 Temporary Closure of Bernard Park Carpark – Northam Motor Sport Festival

Please be advised that the Bernard Park Carpark will be closed from midnight on Friday, 9th April until midnight on Sunday, 11th April 2021 for the Northam Motor Sport Festival.

NEW VISITOR CENTRE HOURS
Posted March 23, 2021 NEW VISITOR CENTRE HOURS

The Shire of Northam would like to advise that the Northam Visitor Centre will be trialing new opening hours. From 01 April 2021 the Visitor Centre will be OPEN: 10am-3pm Thursday - Monday and closed to the public Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Outside of these hours visitors will be directed to Bilya Koort Boodja.

NORTHAM MOTORSPORT FESTIVAL 2021
Posted March 22, 2021 NORTHAM MOTORSPORT FESTIVAL 2021

The Northam Motor Sport Festival is a two-day spectacle that will bring the streets of Northam alive, with a weekend of unique historic motor sport themed experiences.

ROAD CLOSURE – NORTHAM MOTOR SPORT FESTIVAL
Posted March 22, 2021 ROAD CLOSURE – NORTHAM MOTOR SPORT FESTIVAL

Public Notification ROAD CLOSURE – NORTHAM MOTOR SPORT FESTIVAL Please be advised that the following road closures will be in place during the Northam Motor Sport Festival

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