Public Notices

Upcoming Water Corporation Smoke testing
Posted February 2, 2023 Upcoming Water Corporation Smoke testing

The Water Corporation have advised that they will conducting smoke testing in the wastewater system in Northam as part of a project to see how it can be better protected from storm water intrusion during heavy rainfall events. 

Imposition of Fees and Charges – Old Quarry Road Liquid Waste Facility
Posted February 1, 2023 Imposition of Fees and Charges – Old Quarry Road Liquid Waste Facility

The Shire of Northam gives notice of its intention to impose fees and charges

Northam Aquatic Centre change to normal operating hours
Posted January 29, 2023 Northam Aquatic Centre change to normal operating hours

Northam Aquatic Centre closed to the public for a Swimming Carnival Sunday 29 January until 5pm

Call for Nominations - Extraordinary Election
Posted January 24, 2023 Call for Nominations - Extraordinary Election

A local government extraordinary election will be held on Thursday, 16 March 2023 in the Shire of Northam to fill the West Ward vacancy.

Northam RV Development works
Posted January 19, 2023 Northam RV Development works

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that the RV park and dump point installation, to be located behind the Old Northam Pool site, will be commencing in February 2023, pending contractors’ availability and weather permitting.

We Want to Hear From You!
Posted January 18, 2023 We Want to Hear From You!

Share your thoughts on the Shire of Northam Waste Management Facilities with this QR code.

Peel Street closed from 13th - 15th January
Posted January 12, 2023 Peel Street closed from 13th - 15th January

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise residents and visitors to the Northam Recreation and Aquatic Centre for the 2023 WA Country Championships that Peel Street will be closed to vehicles from the 13th -15th January.

Local Government Extraordinary Election - Close of Enrolments Notice
Posted January 11, 2023 Local Government Extraordinary Election - Close of Enrolments Notice

You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government extraordinary election on 16 March 2023 if you live in or are an owner or occupier of rateable property in the West Ward of the Shire of Northam.

Proposed Disposal of Hangar 34 - Northam Airport, 105 Withers Street,
Posted January 10, 2023 Proposed Disposal of Hangar 34 - Northam Airport, 105 Withers Street, Northam

The Shire of Northam gives notice of its intent to dispose of the following land by lease in accordance with section 3.58(3) of the Local Government Act 1995:

Annual Meeting of Electors & 2021/2022 Annual Report
Posted December 22, 2022 Annual Meeting of Electors & 2021/2022 Annual Report

Fire Mitigation Works
Posted December 14, 2022 Fire Mitigation Works

Fire Mitigation Services on behalf of Shire of Northam will be starting Fire Mitigation Works in the listed areas from Tuesday 3rd of January.

Road closure - Grass Valley North Road, Southern Brook
Posted December 13, 2022 Road closure - Grass Valley North Road, Southern Brook

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that road rehabilitation works on Grass Valley North Road, Southern Brook are programmed to commence the week of 13 December 2022, subject to weather permitting.

Temporary Closure - Portion of Wellington Street, Northam
Posted December 6, 2022 Temporary Closure - Portion of Wellington Street, Northam

A portion of Wellington Street between Glass Avenue and Hatton Street will be temporarily closed due to unforeseen circumstances surrounding the road improvement works along this area.

Shire of Northam - Christmas & New Year Closure 2022/2023
Posted December 5, 2022 Shire of Northam - Christmas & New Year Closure 2022/2023

Footpath Closure – Portion of Footpath in front of 190 Fitzgerald Street,
Posted December 1, 2022 Footpath Closure – Portion of Footpath in front of 190 Fitzgerald Street, Northam

Please be advised that a portion of the footpath immediately in front of 190 Fitzgerald Street, Northam will be closed to pedestrians on the dates/times listed.

Total Fire Ban (TFB)
Posted November 29, 2022 Total Fire Ban (TFB)

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Shire of Northam for Wednesday 30th November 2022. For more information and to stay up to date visit the DFES website at https://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/hazard-information/bushfire/total-fire-ban

2023 Council Meeting Dates
Posted November 29, 2022 2023 Council Meeting Dates

Please be advised that at the Ordinary Council meeting held on 16 November 2022, Council endorsed the following dates for its 2023 Council meetings;

Book Your Pool Inspection Today
Posted November 29, 2022 Book Your Pool Inspection Today

The Shire of Northam now has a pool inspection booking form within the website.

Liquid Waste Facility Closure
Posted November 28, 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.

Media Release - Council Wards
Posted November 17, 2022 Media Release - Council Wards

Council wards and numbers to change at 2023 local government elections

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

Notification of Roadworks - Wellington Street, Northam
Posted November 16, 2022 Notification of Roadworks - Wellington Street, Northam

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that road rehabilitation works on Wellington Street, Northam have been delayed due to the forecast weather. The works will be rescheduled for a later date. 

Proposed Disposal of Property - Northam Airport
Posted November 15, 2022 Proposed Disposal of Property - Northam Airport

The Shire of Northam gives notice of its intent to dispose of the following land by lease in accordance with section 3.58(3) of the Local Government Act 1995:

Fire Permits
Posted November 9, 2022 Fire Permits

Do you need a Fire Permit? If you are wanting to burn garden refuse, you can do so without the need for a permit providing your meet the following criteria.

Notification of Roadworks - Wellington Street, Northam
Posted November 8, 2022 Notification of Roadworks - Wellington Street, Northam

The Shire of Northam wishes to advise that road rehabilitation works on Wellington Street, Northam are programmed to commence the week of 14 November 2022, subject to weather permitting.

Fire Danger Rating HIGH
Posted November 4, 2022 Fire Danger Rating HIGH

The Fire Danger Rating for the "Avon" Fire weather district for Friday Nov 4th 2022, is "High", all permits are hereby suspended and no fires including 1m3 refuse burns are permitted for the entirety of today.

Swimming Pool Fence Compliance
Posted November 2, 2022 Swimming Pool Fence Compliance

DOES YOUR SWIMMING POOL FENCE COMPLY? Shire of Northam Officers conduct swimming pool inspections all year round

Recycling Update
Posted October 28, 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.

The Inkpen Waste Management Facility is going cashless
Posted October 28, 2022 The Inkpen Waste Management Facility is going cashless

The Inkpen Waste Management Facility is going cashless from Thursday 1st December 2022 This means that ONLY EFTPOS services will be available.

Update: Peel Street Bridge
Posted October 26, 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.

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