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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.

Decision made on future of John Clark Memorial Bandstand
Posted June 21, 2019 Decision made on future of John Clark Memorial Bandstand

Shire of Denmark Council made the difficult decision this week to remove the John Clark Memorial Bandstand due to unaffordable costs associated with reinstating the structure.

Connecting with confidence at Denmark Library
Posted June 13, 2019 Connecting with confidence at Denmark Library

The Denmark Library is running a series of workshops for older residents on how to use digital technology with confidence and staying safe online.

Denmark Library Legends
Posted June 13, 2019 Denmark Library Legends

The library team shone in the latest community survey results, with 98 per cent of respondents giving library services a whole lot of love! Manager of Library Services Robyn shares her story.

Hopes for a July debut for McLean Oval
Posted June 10, 2019 Hopes for a July debut for McLean Oval

The McLean Oval redevelopment is essentially complete and the hope is that clubs can return to the new playing field in July.

Volunteer fire brigades praised for bushfire response
Posted June 10, 2019 Volunteer fire brigades praised for bushfire response

Denmark volunteer fire brigades were tested last Thursday as eight separate fires burned out of control across the shire.

Shire leads the way in latest community survey
Posted June 7, 2019 Shire leads the way in latest community survey

The Shire of Denmark is the second-highest performing local government in the Great Southern, ranking well above the average for councils across WA according to the latest community survey results.

Planning Development Application 2019/35 - Proposed Classroom, Vehicular Access & Carparking
Posted June 5, 2019 Planning Development Application 2019/35 - Proposed Classroom, Vehicular Access & Carparking

In summary the proposed development relates to construction of a new classroom for the Spirit of Play Community School, two new carparking areas and associated driveway access, at No. 2 (Lot 952) Inlet Drive Denmark.

Burning prohibited for Tuesday 4th June until Saturday 8th June
Posted June 4, 2019 Burning prohibited for Tuesday 4th June until Saturday 8th June

The Chief Bushfire Control Officer with the Shire of Denmark will be prohibiting the lighting of fires from Tuesday 4th June until Saturday 8th June inclusive.

Shire welcomes new Manager Sustainable Development to the team
Posted May 30, 2019 Shire welcomes new Manager Sustainable Development to the team

The Shire of Denmark looks forward to welcoming Mr Craig Pursey as its Manager Sustainable Development next month.

South Coast Recycling Education Gets Tagged
Posted May 27, 2019 South Coast Recycling Education Gets Tagged

Starting this week the South Coast Waste Alliance – comprising of the City of Albany, Shire of Denmark and Shire of Plantagenet – is working with the WA Local Government Association and Cleanaway to roll out a bin tagging system to help residents use their kerbside bins correctly.

Gym refurbishment offers more for fitness lovers
Posted May 23, 2019 Gym refurbishment offers more for fitness lovers

Gym lovers can look forward to a modern and more diverse experience with the Denmark Recreation Centre currently undergoing a total refurbishment and rollout of new services.

Funding to improve safety at Denmark Airstrip
Posted May 16, 2019 Funding to improve safety at Denmark Airstrip

Patients needing transport from Denmark for critical medical care will benefit most with the Shire of Denmark receiving $26,435 for upgrades to the Denmark Airport.

Upgrades to iconic national park to go ahead
Posted May 9, 2019 Upgrades to iconic national park to go ahead

Visitors to Greens Pool and surrounds can enjoy improved facilities and infrastructure with $2.5 million being put toward upgrades as part of the State Budget, announced today.

Site clean-up underway for new aged care facility
Posted May 9, 2019 Site clean-up underway for new aged care facility

The Shire of Denmark is working hard to remediate the old Shire Depot site on Hardy Street to ensure development of Amaroo’s 40-bed aged care facility can begin by early 2020.

New fire trucks boast improved safety features
Posted May 8, 2019 New fire trucks boast improved safety features

The new vehicles, with their improved safety features including a comprehensive crew protection system will be well received by volunteer brigades.

Proposed Change of Use from Shop/Office to Holiday Accommodation
Posted May 8, 2019 Proposed Change of Use from Shop/Office to Holiday Accommodation

The public are invited to comment on this proposed development.

Talking turf at McLean Oval
Posted May 8, 2019 Talking turf at McLean Oval

Shire president Ceinwen Gearon and lead contractor on the McLean Oval upgrade Matt Candy catch up to chat about the development to date.

Kwoorabup Park Event- pathways closure
Posted May 1, 2019 Kwoorabup Park Event- pathways closure

Drive So Others Survive
Posted May 1, 2019 Drive So Others Survive

Commencement of unrestricted burning period - May 1st 2019
Posted April 30, 2019 Commencement of unrestricted burning period - May 1st 2019

On Wednesday 1st May 2019 permits to burn will no longer be required as the Shire enters the unrestricted burning period.

4 Youth Fest 2019 wrap up
Posted April 17, 2019 4 Youth Fest 2019 wrap up

Denmark’s youth kick-started their end of term celebrations over the weekend at 4Youth Fest 2019 – a two day festival of live music, skateboarding workshops, art and community as part of National Youth Week.

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