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Join the conversation on tourism in Denmark
Posted 07 August 2020 Join the conversation on tourism in Denmark

The Shire of Denmark invites the public to a community conversation on tourism in August, to discuss the Shire’s role in tourism and the future of the Visitor Centre building.

Bushfire Resilience In The Great Southern
Posted 07 August 2020 Bushfire Resilience In The Great Southern

The data is in from Weedon Hill, Ocean Beach and Peaceful bay! Join us to find out more.

Irwin Inlet to open Wednesday 29 July
Posted 28 July 2020 Irwin Inlet to open Wednesday 29 July

The Irwin Inlet will be opened on Wednesday 29th July, timed with the ebbing tide.

New tourism model for Denmark gets Council's support
Posted 23 July 2020 New tourism model for Denmark gets Council's support

The Shire of Denmark has given its in-principle support to the Denmark Chamber of Commerce to develop a new tourism model ahead of the Amazing South Coast Tourism Inc’s closure of the Denmark Visitor Centre on July 31.

William Bay National Park update.
Posted 21 July 2020 William Bay National Park update.

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions have revised the re-opening date of William Bay National Park to late August.

Annual Verge Spraying and applying for the No Spray Register
Posted 16 July 2020 Annual Verge Spraying and applying for the No Spray Register

The Shire will be spraying herbicide in rural and urban road verges in Denmark after 1st September 2020. Applications are invited for properties to be placed on the No Spray Register.

Denmark in your hands - have your say on future development in Denmark
Posted 15 July 2020 Denmark in your hands - have your say on future development in Denmark

Our Local Planning Strategy guides the vision for the size, look and feel of our town centre, rural villages, farmland and natural areas. It's being reviewed, and we want to know your ideas.

An update from the Amazing South Coast on the Denmark Visitor Centre
Posted 07 July 2020 An update from the Amazing South Coast on the Denmark Visitor Centre

Read the latest statement from the Amazing South Coast Inc on visitor servicing for Denmark.

Have your say on a new plan to protect the Wilson Inlet
Posted 07 July 2020 Have your say on a new plan to protect the Wilson Inlet

Read about the Water Quality Improvement Plan and take the survey - led by the Dpt of Water and Environmental Regulation and Wilson Inlet Catchment Committee.

Notice of Intention to Levy Differential Rates
Posted 03 July 2020 Notice of Intention to Levy Differential Rates

The Shire hereby gives notice to ratepayers of its intention to impose differential rates for each category in the 2020/21 financial year.

Special meeting of Council to adopt the 2020/21 Municipal Budget
Posted 02 July 2020 Special meeting of Council to adopt the 2020/21 Municipal Budget

Council will meet on Tuesday 4 August to adopt the 2020/21 Municipal Budget. The public are welcome to attend.

Parry Inlet sandbar opening Friday 3 July
Posted 02 July 2020 Parry Inlet sandbar opening Friday 3 July

The sandbar will be opened on Friday morning, 3rd July 2020.

Denmark airstrip receives lighting upgrade
Posted 01 July 2020 Denmark airstrip receives lighting upgrade

The Denmark airstrip has received a lighting upgrade that will draw less power and increase reliability, thanks to the efforts of the Denmark Airport Association.

Gym set to re-open
Posted 26 June 2020 Gym set to re-open

Denmark Recreation Centre staff look forward to welcoming back customers with the gym reopening on Monday 29th June.

Road safety message from the Shire of Denmark these July school holidays
Posted 24 June 2020 Road safety message from the Shire of Denmark these July school holidays

After a unique and challenging school term, students and teachers are looking forward to the school holidays beginning Friday 3rd July 2020. The Shire of Denmark is asking all drivers to take extra care during this period.

Upgrades to Lights Beach for better visitor experience
Posted 23 June 2020 Upgrades to Lights Beach for better visitor experience

Lights Beach is closer to receiving a much-needed upgrade, with Council adopting a concept plan that will make the site more sustainable and accessible for visitors.

Favourite community program wraps up as pandemic restrictions ease.
Posted 19 June 2020 Favourite community program wraps up as pandemic restrictions ease.

After twelve weeks of offerings, the Shire of Denmark's Connected Community program will wrap up this month as venues and facilities reopen under easing restrictions.

Shire of Denmark on the national stage
Posted 12 June 2020 Shire of Denmark on the national stage

The Shire of Denmark has been selected as one of six Local Governments in Australia to share its response to COVID-19, after being recognised for its work during the Pandemic.

Denmark Recreation Centre update
Posted 12 June 2020 Denmark Recreation Centre update

Fitness classes, including the crèche, will be available from Monday 22nd June, with the gym remaining closed until restrictions ease further.

Community Resilience Scorecard
Posted 10 June 2020 Community Resilience Scorecard

Please help us, to help you. What do communities need from Local Government? Where should we prioritise our efforts to help with the response and recovery to COVID-19 impacts? Please take the time to tell us.

Water Corporation works - replacement of fire hydrants in Denmark
Posted 04 June 2020 Water Corporation works - replacement of fire hydrants in Denmark

This month Water Corporation are replacing fire hydrants in Denmark, to improve reliability of water supply.

Leadership opportunity for Denmark youth
Posted 04 June 2020 Leadership opportunity for Denmark youth

An exciting opportunity exists for young people of Denmark to complete a Certificate II in Leadership and take part in an innovative community project.

Further easing of restrictions for WA - Saturday 6th June
Posted 04 June 2020 Further easing of restrictions for WA - Saturday 6th June

Phase 3 of the easing of COVID-19 restrictions for WA starts Saturday 6th June 2020. Find out what this means for you.

Vale Eileen Lunan
Posted 01 June 2020 Vale Eileen Lunan

Shire of Denmark staff and Councillors farewell Honorary Freeman of the Municipality Mrs Eileen Lunan, as we celebrate and reflect on her life and contribution to the Denmark community.

Emma steps up as new Ranger for Denmark
Posted 28 May 2020 Emma steps up as new Ranger for Denmark

The Shire of Denmark welcomes Emma Holliday to the Ranger Service team this week, who stepped up from her administrative support role to help safeguard the community.

Vinnies Drought Relief
Posted 26 May 2020 Vinnies Drought Relief

If you are a farmer, farm worker or farm supplier/contractor who is doing it tough because of the drought, you may be entitled to receive a one-off payment of up to $3,000.

Greenskills Tip Shop reopening 12pm Monday 25th May
Posted 21 May 2020 Greenskills Tip Shop reopening 12pm Monday 25th May

The Greenskills Tip Shop will reopen from 12pm, Monday 25th May 2020. Please respect signage and staff directions.

Denmark Recreation Centre plans its return
Posted 21 May 2020 Denmark Recreation Centre plans its return

The Denmark Recreation Centre is working on a plan to re-open, following the release of the State Government’s COVID-19 Roadmap.

Sober Super Hero Cody takes home the $400 ultimate prize
Posted 21 May 2020 Sober Super Hero Cody takes home the $400 ultimate prize

19 year old Cody was announced this year's Sober Super Hero - an initiative by the Denmark Roadwise Committee that rewards young drivers and their passengers who do the right thing.

Proposed Partial Road Closure (to become One-Way) Bent Street
Posted 21 May 2020 Proposed Partial Road Closure (to become One-Way) Bent Street

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