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Water restrictions from 1st October
Posted September 10, 2019 Water restrictions from 1st October

In order to help save water, Water Corporation has advised Stage 5 water restrictions will begin on 1 October, which means you can only use garden sprinklers one day a week.

Public Comment - Development Application 2019/84 - Proposed Outbuilding (Denmark Machinery Restoration Group Inc)
Posted September 4, 2019 Public Comment - Development Application 2019/84 - Proposed Outbuilding (Denmark Machinery Restoration Group Inc)

An application has been lodged for an Outbuilding (Denmark Machinery Restoration Group Inc). This proposal is available for inspection in order to provide an opportunity for public comment.

Public Tender- Disposal of Scrap Metal
Posted September 4, 2019 Public Tender- Disposal of Scrap Metal

The Shire of Denmark is seeking tenders from suitably qualified businesses to purchase and remove all scrap metal from the Denmark Waste Management & Reuse Facility and the Peaceful Bay Transfer Station.

Agricultural College Scholarship - Applications now open
Posted August 30, 2019 Agricultural College Scholarship - Applications now open

Take advantage of this opportunity and apply for the Shire of Denmark $1500 Agricultural College Scholarship to assist with study costs

Denmark students celebrate Book Week at the Library
Posted August 30, 2019 Denmark students celebrate Book Week at the Library

Denmark Public Library put on a colourful week of literary fun as part of Book Week 2019, with special guest Rebecca Blaxel from the Fremantle Literature Centre sharing with students the secrets to a great book.

Dog & Cat Registration Renewals
Posted August 29, 2019 Dog & Cat Registration Renewals

A reminder to all dog and cat owners to check your pets registration, when does it expire ?

Public Comment - Development Application 2019/92 - Proposed Extractive Industry (Sand)
Posted August 29, 2019 Public Comment - Development Application 2019/92 - Proposed Extractive Industry (Sand)

An application has been lodged for a licence as per the Shire of Denmark's Extractive Industries Local Law 2001. This proposal is available for inspection in order to provide an opportunity for public comment.

Call for Nominations - Local Government Election
Posted August 23, 2019 Call for Nominations - Local Government Election

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 19 October 2019 in the Shire of Denmark to fill six vacancies. Nominations open 5 September 2019.

Community groups receive $35k in funding
Posted August 22, 2019 Community groups receive $35k in funding

11 local community, sporting and cultural groups have received a total of $35k towards community projects as part of the Shire of Denmark’s 2019/2020 Community Financial Assistance Program.

Garage Sale Trail 2019 launches in Denmark
Posted August 22, 2019 Garage Sale Trail 2019 launches in Denmark

Denmark households, schools and community groups are set to join over 400,000 people across the country on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October as a part of the ninth annual Garage Sale Trail.

Shire appoints Acting CEO for a September start
Posted August 21, 2019 Shire appoints Acting CEO for a September start

Shire of Denmark Council announced Mr David Schober to the position of Acting Chief Executive Officer this week, with Mr Schober commencing the role at the end of September.

$10,000 to support dementia-friendly initiatives in the Shire of Denmark
Posted August 16, 2019 $10,000 to support dementia-friendly initiatives in the Shire of Denmark

Imminent Opening of Parry Inlet
Posted August 15, 2019 Imminent Opening of Parry Inlet

Proposed Gazebo, Shade House and Greenhouse in association with the Community Garden
Posted August 14, 2019 Proposed Gazebo, Shade House and Greenhouse in association with the Community Garden

The proposed development relates to construction of a gazebo, shade house and greenhouse in association with the Community Garden forming part of the Morgan Richards Community Centre (formerly the Denmark District Hospital).

Local Government Ordinary Election - Close of Enrolments
Posted August 14, 2019 Local Government Ordinary Election - Close of Enrolments

You are automatically enrolled to vote if you are on the State Electoral Roll as at 5:00 PM Friday, 30 August 2019. If you are not already on the State Electoral Roll and meet the eligibility criteria, or if you have changed address recently, you must complete an enrolment form.

Longevity the focus in 2019/2020 budget
Posted August 6, 2019 Longevity the focus in 2019/2020 budget

Maintaining Shire assets to ensure their longevity is the key focus in the 2019/2020 annual budget, adopted by Council on 30th July.

Youth Leadership Award
Posted July 31, 2019 Youth Leadership Award

Are you a Year 12 student attending Denmark Senior High School? Apply now for the Shire of Denmark's $1000 Leadership Award

Proposed Subsequent Outbuilding Additions/Alterations, Changes Of Use (Outbuilding to Reception Centre) And Ablution Block
Posted July 25, 2019 Proposed Subsequent Outbuilding Additions/Alterations, Changes Of Use (Outbuilding to Reception Centre) And Ablution Block

Are you Eligible to Vote in October's Local Elections?
Posted July 23, 2019 Are you Eligible to Vote in October's Local Elections?

With local elections coming up on 19th October, now is the time to check you are on the Owners and Occupiers Roll.

Free Webinar for Prospective Elected Members
Posted July 23, 2019 Free Webinar for Prospective Elected Members

Ever thought about nominating to become a Councillor, but you aren't sure if the role is for you? Then be sure to register for this free webinar to have all your questions answered.

Shared services boost senior wellness
Posted July 18, 2019 Shared services boost senior wellness

From August 5, residents over 60 from Denmark, Mt Barker and Albany can be a part of Long Live You - an innovative new program aimed at helping them remain active, independent and healthy.

Shire farewells key leaders in exciting career moves
Posted July 17, 2019 Shire farewells key leaders in exciting career moves

The Shire of Denmark’s Chief Executive Officer Mr Bill Parker and Deputy Shire President Cr Peter Caron have both resigned over the weekend to pursue career advancement opportunities in Perth and abroad.

Imagine Zero (Road Safety Commission) Community Forum
Posted July 15, 2019 Imagine Zero (Road Safety Commission) Community Forum

Irwin Inlet Opening
Posted July 11, 2019 Irwin Inlet Opening

Road verge herbicide spraying 2019 - Applications for No Spray Register due by 4pm 30th August.
Posted July 11, 2019 Road verge herbicide spraying 2019 - Applications for No Spray Register due by 4pm 30th August.

The Shire will be spraying herbicide on road verges commencing 1st September 2019. Property owners can apply to not have the verges adjoining their properties sprayed via the No Spray Register.

Special Meeting of Council
Posted July 3, 2019 Special Meeting of Council

For the purpose of adopting the 2019/20 Annual Budget.

Dying to Know Day - Share your story
Posted July 1, 2019 Dying to Know Day - Share your story

In Memory of Ordinary Things - Do you have an every day object that reminds you or someone special who has died?

Denmark students' art skills on show at Pixels exhibition
Posted June 27, 2019 Denmark students' art skills on show at Pixels exhibition

Two Denmark Senior High School students will have their artwork on show next month as part of the WALGA art exhibition #shoWcAse in Pixels in Perth.

Shire gets funding for a more bushfire-resilient Denmark
Posted June 27, 2019 Shire gets funding for a more bushfire-resilient Denmark

The Shire of Denmark has received $320 thousand for two projects that will strengthen Denmark’s bushfire resilience.

Behind the scenes - Shire seedbank and nursery
Posted June 21, 2019 Behind the scenes - Shire seedbank and nursery

Revegetation Officer Mark shares his environmental successes running the Shire's seedbank and nursery.

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