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Intrastate travel restrictions now in effect
Posted 01 April 2020 Intrastate travel restrictions now in effect

The WA intrastate travel restrictions apply from today.

Community assistance and support for everyone
Posted 31 March 2020 Community assistance and support for everyone

Local and national numbers and services to support you during COVID-19 and beyond.

Cashless options at Denmark Waste Facility
Posted 31 March 2020 Cashless options at Denmark Waste Facility

Eftpos machines have been installed at the Denmark tip to keep customers and staff safe.

Closure of playgrounds, Skate Park and sporting nets around the Shire
Posted 31 March 2020 Closure of playgrounds, Skate Park and sporting nets around the Shire

All playgrounds, the Skate Park and sporting nets around the Shire are now closed to adhere to the latest Government restrictions.

Changes to Facilities, Services & Access to Public Places
Posted 31 March 2020 Changes to Facilities, Services & Access to Public Places

We are changing the way we work and provide services to our community.

Stay informed with the new Coronavirus Australia App
Posted 30 March 2020 Stay informed with the new Coronavirus Australia App

Keep up to date with the latest official coronavirus news and advice with the Coronavirus Australia App

Permits to burn, camping and cooking fires revoked
Posted 28 March 2020 Permits to burn, camping and cooking fires revoked

The Local Emergency Management Committee has made the decision that no further burning permits will be issued within the Shire of Denmark at this time.

Road Works Within Denmark Shire
Posted 27 March 2020 Road Works Within Denmark Shire

Parry Beach Campground CLOSED
Posted 26 March 2020 Parry Beach Campground CLOSED

Parry Beach Campground is now closed. All existing campers will be required to vacate by Monday morning, 30th March.

Public Comment - Proposed Amendment to Wishart Place Structure Plan - No.
Posted 26 March 2020 Public Comment - Proposed Amendment to Wishart Place Structure Plan - No. 91 (Lot 371) Horsley Road Denmark

A proposed amendment to the Wishart Place Structure Plan regarding No. 91 (Lot 371) Horsley Road Denmark is now open for public comment - submissions close Friday 24th April 2020.

Tip Shop closed
Posted 26 March 2020 Tip Shop closed

The Tip Shop is now closed. The two waste transfer stations are business as usual with waste services considered essential.

Coronavirus update - What we are working on and what you can do
Posted 26 March 2020 Coronavirus update - What we are working on and what you can do

Read about what we are doing at the Shire to support our community, and what you can do to help.

Message from the Shire President - Tuesday 25 March
Posted 25 March 2020 Message from the Shire President - Tuesday 25 March

Shire President Ceinwen Gearon shares a video message to the Denmark community.

Please stay home where possible
Posted 25 March 2020 Please stay home where possible

The Prime Minister has asked that we all stay home. A list of activities that you can leave your home for are included below.

Bushfire Resilience in the Great Southern (BRIGS) community consultation
Posted 24 March 2020 Bushfire Resilience in the Great Southern (BRIGS) community consultation cancelled

The Bushfire Resilience in the Great Southern (BRIGS) community consultation scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday 25th March has been cancelled.

Denmark Recreation Centre Closure
Posted 23 March 2020 Denmark Recreation Centre Closure

The Recreation Centre values the commitment and loyalty our members and user groups have demonstrated over a long period of time. Following the closure of the Denmark Recreation Centre we have commenced planning for the delivery of services in a virtual format.

Denmark Library Closure
Posted 23 March 2020 Denmark Library Closure

The staff at the Denmark Library value our members, visitors and all users of the Library. Following advice from the Western Australian Government, the Library will be closed until further notice. Our goal during this time is to ensure that our community remains informed, healthy and continue to have access to the resources that they need.

A MESSAGE FROM THE SHIRE PRESIDENT
Posted 19 March 2020 A MESSAGE FROM THE SHIRE PRESIDENT

An important message from the Shire President in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Visit HealthyWA for up-to-date information regarding coronavirus
Posted 17 March 2020 Visit HealthyWA for up-to-date information regarding coronavirus

HealthyWA is updated daily and is a handy site to help keep you informed with accurate information regarding coronavirus.

Munda Biddi Trail CLOSED
Posted 16 March 2020 Munda Biddi Trail CLOSED

The Munda Biddi Trail is now closed for upgrades and maintenance. This will remain closed for approximately two weeks or until it is declared safe.

Prohibited Burning Period extended
Posted 13 March 2020 Prohibited Burning Period extended

The Prohibited Burning Period is being extended for a period of 7 days, from 14 March 2020 to 21 March 2020 inclusive.

Drink driving still an issue in Denmark
Posted 13 March 2020 Drink driving still an issue in Denmark

Drink driving incidents in Denmark higher now than they were in recent years.

WILDERNESS OCEAN WALK (WOW TRAIL) TEMPORARY CLOSURES FOR WORKS - UPDATED
Posted 10 March 2020 WILDERNESS OCEAN WALK (WOW TRAIL) TEMPORARY CLOSURES FOR WORKS - UPDATED

Have your say on health and wellbeing in Denmark
Posted 20 February 2020 Have your say on health and wellbeing in Denmark

We are asking the Denmark community what health and wellbeing issues matter most to them to help inform the Shire’s new Community Health and Wellbeing Plan.

Innovative training program paves the way for a more inclusive Denmark
Posted 20 February 2020 Innovative training program paves the way for a more inclusive Denmark

Three Great Southern residents took part in the Shire of Denmark’s innovative Train the Trainer program this month, sparking new career opportunities as accessibility and inclusion trainers.

Lifeguard patrols at Ocean Beach this Labour Day long weekend
Posted 20 February 2020 Lifeguard patrols at Ocean Beach this Labour Day long weekend

Shire lifeguards will be patrolling Ocean Beach on the Labour Day long weekend.

Restrictions to Ocean Beach parking and boat ramp - 29th Feb and 1st
Posted 13 February 2020 Restrictions to Ocean Beach parking and boat ramp - 29th Feb and 1st March 2020

Restrictions to Ocean Beach parking and boat ramp will be in place on Saturday, 29th February and Sunday 1st March 2020 for the SunSmart WA Country Championships.

Public Comment -  Proposed Telecommunications Tower - No. 940 (Lot 555)
Posted 12 February 2020 Public Comment - Proposed Telecommunications Tower - No. 940 (Lot 555) Ocean Beach Road, Ocean Beach

A Development Application in regards to a proposed Telecommunications Tower located at No. 940 (Lot 555) Ocean Beach Road, Ocean Beach is open for public comment - submissions close Friday 6th March 2020.

Make lasting connections this Neighbour Day
Posted 06 February 2020 Make lasting connections this Neighbour Day

The Shire of Denmark is offering up to ten $100 IGA vouchers to community members who host a Neighbour Day celebration on 29th March.

Proposed route for Albany-Denmark pipeline revealed
Posted 29 January 2020 Proposed route for Albany-Denmark pipeline revealed

Over 200 people attended the community water meeting in Denmark last night to discuss the Albany to Denmark pipeline, its proposed route and the future of Denmark’s water security.

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