Shire of Waroona

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18 tables left. Come on Waroona, get behind our young LEOs!
Hi families,
Mandurah Performing Arts Centre are having a FREE fun family event next week - Tuesday 13th April. 🤡🎈
We are providing FREE bus transport to and from the event, this is a great reason to get out of the house these school holidays!
To book your seats please call 08 9581 0581
Thank you 😀
We would love to hear your feedback. If you are a volunteer in the Peel region please attend this event on Thursday 21st January @ 1.30pm - 3.00pm. Please register your attendance on 9581 1187 or [email protected]
Just wondering if you guys will be doing something about the mozzie in Lake Clifton they are beyond bad at the moment, we can’t leave the house without getting bitten.
great place to take the kids for school holidays
https://www.facebook.com/100251385066114/posts/121031686321417/
Dear Resident of Waroona,
Are you a holiday-home owner in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River or in the Shire of Denmark? This study will assist UWA researchers on 'The pursuit of sustainable countryside: Could holiday-home tourism complement multifunctional agriculture?' By completing this form you will help UWA to understand whether the holiday-home tourists’ demand for food products may contribute to the diversification of the local agricultural production in rural areas of Western Australia. The study is being undertaken by UWA Visiting Researcher, Associate Professor Adam Czarnecki and Professor Fiona Haslam McKenzie, Centre for Regional Development, UWA School of Agriculture and Environment. It takes only 15 minutes to fill the form in. Useful information along with details of the researchers involved in can be accessed by respondents via the survey. The survey is only for research purposes and all the data collected are kept anonymous. Click here to go to the online questionnaire.

Only one working BBQ at Drakesbrooke Weir for Australia Day was like this before Christmas and still not fixed.. Lots of families down there today 😑
Red Onion and Cheese
Fresh Herb
And Pumpkin Loaves still available today at #mcbakery! Come on down and get your fix.....

The Shire of Waroona stretches from Sea to Scarp and includes the localities of Waroona, Hamel, Lake Clifton & Preston Beach.

Operating as usual

[09/22/21]   Shire of Waroona
Health Local Law 2021
s3.12(6) Local Government Act 1995

Notice is hereby given that the above-mentioned local law was adopted by Council at it Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday, 27 July 2021.

The purpose of the local law is to generally carry into effect the provisions of the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 and Public Health Act 2016.

The effect of making the local law is to result in the implementation of health regulations and rules, and enforcement of penalties for non-compliance throughout the district.

The local law was published in the Government Gazette on Wednesday, 15 September 2021 and commences on Wednesday 29 September 2021.

The local law is published on the Shire of Waroona website at waroona.wa.gov.au. Alternatively copies of the local law may be inspected at or obtained from the Shire of Waroona office at 52 Hesse Street, Waroona.

Dean Unsworth
Chief Executive Officer

[09/22/21]   SHIRE OF WAROONA EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES x 2

PRESTON BEACH CLEANER – PERMANENT PART TIME

The Shire of Waroona is seeking to appoint a part time cleaner to assist in making a positive contribution to the Preston Beach community. The position involves undertaking a range of cleaning tasks contributing to the maintenance of Shire facilities within the Preston Beach locality.

Salary and wages are in accordance with the Municipal Employees Award Level 3. Work hours require a minimum of 15hrs per fortnight and the occasional call out. The position description for this position can be found by visiting the shires website www.waroona.wa.gov.au/employment.

To be considered for the position, applicants are required to email or deliver a covering letter and their resume to [email protected] or in person at the Shire of Waroona Administration Office, 52 Hesse Street, Waroona.

For further information regarding this position, please contact Kirsty Ferraro, Manager Corporate Services on 97337800.

Applications close 4.00pm Wednesday 29th September 2021.

WAROONA PUBLIC FACILITIES CLEANER – ONE MONTH CASUAL RELIEF

The Shire of Waroona is seeking to appoint a casual cleaner to assist with one months relief work for an immediate start. The position involves undertaking a range of cleaning tasks contributing to the maintenance of Shire public facilities within the Waroona townsite and may extend to further casual relief cleaning work in the future. The position description for this position can be found by visiting the shires website www.waroona.wa.gov.au/employment.

To be considered for the position, applicants are required to email or deliver a covering letter and their resume to [email protected] or in person at the Shire of Waroona Administration Office, 52 Hesse Street, Waroona,

For further information regarding this position, please contact Kirsty Ferraro, Manager Corporate Services on 97337800.

Applications close 4.00pm Wednesday 29th September 2021, however, an appropriately qualified applicant may be appointed prior to the closing date.

DEAN UNSWORTH
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

22/09/2021

MEDIA RELEASE

More than 20 years’ service as a councillor for the Shire of Waroona has seen Cr Noel Dew receive one of only 6 Eminent Service Awards from the Western Australia Local Government Association (WALGA). This award is for personal commitment, eminent service and contribution to the local government section or WALGA. Cr Dew was first elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 1999, and has retained this position since. Throughout these 22 years, Cr Dew has served on numerous committees, taskforces, advisory bodies and working groups. Cr Dew has also served as Shire President for 3 terms between 2007 and 2009, 2011 and 2013, and 2015 and 2017, and as Deputy Shire President for 1 term between 2003 and 2005.

Local recipients of the Long and Loyal Service Award were Mr John Salerian, Cr Larry Scott and Cr Mike Walmsley. This award is for long service of a high degree to local government, the local government sector or WALGA, spanning over 12 or more years. Mr Salerian was elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 2007, and retained this position until 2019. Cr Scott was elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 2007, and has retained this position since, and served as Deputy Shire President for 4 terms between 2009 and 2013, and 2015 and 2019. Cr Walmsley was first elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 2002, and retained this position until 2011. He then returned in 2017 and has retained this position since. Cr Walmsley has also served as Shire President for 3 terms between 2009 and 2011, and from 2017 until present, and as Deputy Shire President for 1 term between 2007 and 2009

Mr Craig Wright was awarded the Merit Award for distinguished service to the community through the local government of the Shire of Waroona for a minimum of 4 years. Mr Wright was elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 2007, and retained this position until 2019.

Councillors and ex-Councillors received their awards at WALGA’s Annual General Meeting alongside 17 other Local Government Elected Members and Officers from around the state as part of WALGA’s honours program.

WALGA President Mayor Tracey Roberts congratulated all award recipients, highlighting their role as dedicated community leaders.

“I am delighted to acknowledge the services of this group of exemplary leaders who have all played a significant part in creating the communities that we are all proud of across Western Australia,” she said.

“I am continually inspired by the quality of local leadership we have across all our WA communities, and I thank our award recipients for their vision, their service and their compassion for others.”

“These awards recognise the leaders who, through many years of hard work and personal commitment, created communities that thrive and prosper, even in the face of global adversity,” Mayor Roberts said.

For a full list of Local Government Honours Award recipients, visit www.walga.asn.au

MEDIA RELEASE

More than 20 years’ service as a councillor for the Shire of Waroona has seen Cr Noel Dew receive one of only 6 Eminent Service Awards from the Western Australia Local Government Association (WALGA). This award is for personal commitment, eminent service and contribution to the local government section or WALGA. Cr Dew was first elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 1999, and has retained this position since. Throughout these 22 years, Cr Dew has served on numerous committees, taskforces, advisory bodies and working groups. Cr Dew has also served as Shire President for 3 terms between 2007 and 2009, 2011 and 2013, and 2015 and 2017, and as Deputy Shire President for 1 term between 2003 and 2005.

Local recipients of the Long and Loyal Service Award were Mr John Salerian, Cr Larry Scott and Cr Mike Walmsley. This award is for long service of a high degree to local government, the local government sector or WALGA, spanning over 12 or more years. Mr Salerian was elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 2007, and retained this position until 2019. Cr Scott was elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 2007, and has retained this position since, and served as Deputy Shire President for 4 terms between 2009 and 2013, and 2015 and 2019. Cr Walmsley was first elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 2002, and retained this position until 2011. He then returned in 2017 and has retained this position since. Cr Walmsley has also served as Shire President for 3 terms between 2009 and 2011, and from 2017 until present, and as Deputy Shire President for 1 term between 2007 and 2009

Mr Craig Wright was awarded the Merit Award for distinguished service to the community through the local government of the Shire of Waroona for a minimum of 4 years. Mr Wright was elected to the Waroona Shire Council in 2007, and retained this position until 2019.

Councillors and ex-Councillors received their awards at WALGA’s Annual General Meeting alongside 17 other Local Government Elected Members and Officers from around the state as part of WALGA’s honours program.

WALGA President Mayor Tracey Roberts congratulated all award recipients, highlighting their role as dedicated community leaders.

“I am delighted to acknowledge the services of this group of exemplary leaders who have all played a significant part in creating the communities that we are all proud of across Western Australia,” she said.

“I am continually inspired by the quality of local leadership we have across all our WA communities, and I thank our award recipients for their vision, their service and their compassion for others.”

“These awards recognise the leaders who, through many years of hard work and personal commitment, created communities that thrive and prosper, even in the face of global adversity,” Mayor Roberts said.

For a full list of Local Government Honours Award recipients, visit www.walga.asn.au

Council Elections » Shire of Waroona 09/09/2021

Council Elections » Shire of Waroona

There will be two new faces on Waroona Council from 16 October.
At the close of Councillor nominations today, the following candidates were elected unopposed:
Dion Pisconeri
Naomi Purcell
Mike Walmsley
Ryan Woodbury

Congratulations to all nominees, and also thank you to long-serving retiring Councillors Noel Dew and Larry Scott.

Council Elections » Shire of Waroona The 2021 election will be conducted as a postal election with a Returning Officer appointed by the Western Australian Electoral Commission.

06/09/2021

Sound Healing Workshop

Sound healing synchronises the brain waves to achieve profound states of relaxation, helping to restore the normal frequencies of the cells in our bodies.

Facilitated by Jan Bebbington from Jan’s Nurture by Nature 9.45am-11am Monday 11 October, the Sound Healing Workshop is an opportunity for older residents to rejuvenate, heal and relax as part of the Shire’s Seniors EngAGE Program, supported by Department of Communities, Shire of Waroona and Alcoa of Australia.

Places are limited. Email [email protected] or phone 08 9733 7810 to secure your place.

Sound Healing Workshop

Sound healing synchronises the brain waves to achieve profound states of relaxation, helping to restore the normal frequencies of the cells in our bodies.

Facilitated by Jan Bebbington from Jan’s Nurture by Nature 9.45am-11am Monday 11 October, the Sound Healing Workshop is an opportunity for older residents to rejuvenate, heal and relax as part of the Shire’s Seniors EngAGE Program, supported by Department of Communities, Shire of Waroona and Alcoa of Australia.

Places are limited. Email [email protected] or phone 08 9733 7810 to secure your place.

02/09/2021

Alcoa Waroona Micro Grant Fund

Thank you to all eligible groups and organisations who applied for funding through round 1 of the 2021/2022 Alcoa Waroona Micro Grant Fund (AWMGF).

The fund was oversubscribed attracting 16 applications requesting a total sum of $26,875. The Alcoa Waroona Sustainability Fund Committee were given the difficult task of assessing funding applications and reducing the round allocation to 50% of the total grant pool.

Congratulations to the successful recipients:
• Fishability ($1,500) for a monthly accessible fishing program at the Weir
• Waroona Playgroup ($1,749) to purchase and install a lifespan jungle gym
• Anglican Parish Op Shop ($1,500) towards upgrades to access ramp and load bay entrance
• Lake Clifton Playgroup ($1,500) towards storage at the Middle Shed
• Lake Clifton Action Group ($1,200) in support of their pop-up community Café series
• Waroona Volunteer Fire & Emergency Services ($1,000) towards club laptop
• Preston Beach Progress Association ($1,077) to purchase and install a community noticeboard
• CWA Yarloop ($638) for the Traditional Christmas Pudding Workshop at Preston Beach
• Waroona Historical Society ($1,100) to run a mystery bus tour of historical sites
• Waroona Artist & Makers (1,027) towards the Waroona Artisan Expo
• Waroona Senior Citizens ($960) to purchase lightweight trestle tables
• Eddie on the Road Program ($1,000) towards a youth holiday program in Waroona

The next Alcoa Waroona Micro Grant Funding round opens December 2021.

Alcoa Waroona Micro Grant Fund

Thank you to all eligible groups and organisations who applied for funding through round 1 of the 2021/2022 Alcoa Waroona Micro Grant Fund (AWMGF).

The fund was oversubscribed attracting 16 applications requesting a total sum of $26,875. The Alcoa Waroona Sustainability Fund Committee were given the difficult task of assessing funding applications and reducing the round allocation to 50% of the total grant pool.

Congratulations to the successful recipients:
• Fishability ($1,500) for a monthly accessible fishing program at the Weir
• Waroona Playgroup ($1,749) to purchase and install a lifespan jungle gym
• Anglican Parish Op Shop ($1,500) towards upgrades to access ramp and load bay entrance
• Lake Clifton Playgroup ($1,500) towards storage at the Middle Shed
• Lake Clifton Action Group ($1,200) in support of their pop-up community Café series
• Waroona Volunteer Fire & Emergency Services ($1,000) towards club laptop
• Preston Beach Progress Association ($1,077) to purchase and install a community noticeboard
• CWA Yarloop ($638) for the Traditional Christmas Pudding Workshop at Preston Beach
• Waroona Historical Society ($1,100) to run a mystery bus tour of historical sites
• Waroona Artist & Makers (1,027) towards the Waroona Artisan Expo
• Waroona Senior Citizens ($960) to purchase lightweight trestle tables
• Eddie on the Road Program ($1,000) towards a youth holiday program in Waroona

The next Alcoa Waroona Micro Grant Funding round opens December 2021.

01/09/2021

The Shire has reviewed the Free Recreational Vehicle (RV) Short Stay areas and will be expanding the initiative to all year round!

Three sites will have dedicated areas for RVs to stay for free – Preston Beach, Drakesbrook Weir and Waroona Showgrounds (conditions apply).

With more people choosing to #wanderoutyonder these free RV short stay areas will encourage visitors to Waroona and boost local tourism and economy.

For conditions of stay and further information, please visit https://www.waroona.wa.gov.au/visit-waroona/where-to-stay/caravan-rv-clubs.aspx

#visitwaroona #visitpeel @caravanandcampingwa @WAnowandthen

The Shire has reviewed the Free Recreational Vehicle (RV) Short Stay areas and will be expanding the initiative to all year round!

Three sites will have dedicated areas for RVs to stay for free – Preston Beach, Drakesbrook Weir and Waroona Showgrounds (conditions apply).

With more people choosing to #wanderoutyonder these free RV short stay areas will encourage visitors to Waroona and boost local tourism and economy.

For conditions of stay and further information, please visit https://www.waroona.wa.gov.au/visit-waroona/where-to-stay/caravan-rv-clubs.aspx

#visitwaroona #visitpeel @caravanandcampingwa @WAnowandthen

[08/27/21]   Change of September Council Meeting Location

Local Government Act 1995
Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996
Shire of Waroona
Change of Location of September Ordinary Council Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the September Ordinary Council Meeting will no longer be held at Lake Clifton Community Centre as previously advertised.

The September Ordinary Council Meeting will now be held at Council Chambers on Tuesday, 28 September 2021 commencing at 4pm.

DEAN UNSWORTH
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

26/08/2021

Shire of Waroona Proposed Extractive Industries Local Law 2021

Local Government Act 1995
Shire of Waroona
Proposed Extractive Industries Local Law

Notice is hereby given that Council at its Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 24 August 2021 resolved to make the abovementioned local law.

The purpose of this local law is to prohibit the carrying on of an extractive industry in the district, unless by authority of a licence issued by the local government, regulate the carrying out of the extractive industry in order to minimise damage to the environment, roads and other peoples' health and property, provide for the restoration and reinstatement of any excavation site and to provide penalties for contraventions of the local law.

The effect of this local law will be that any person wanting to carry on an extractive industry will need to be licensed and will need to comply with the provisions of the local law.

A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at or obtained from the Shire’s office at 52 Hesse Street, Waroona, between 8.30am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday. A copy is also on the Shire’s website www.waroona.wa.gov.au

Submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Waroona, PO Box 20, Waroona WA 6215 by 4pm Friday, 22 October 2021.

DEAN UNSWORTH
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Shire of Waroona Proposed Extractive Industries Local Law 2021

Local Government Act 1995
Shire of Waroona
Proposed Extractive Industries Local Law

Notice is hereby given that Council at its Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 24 August 2021 resolved to make the abovementioned local law.

The purpose of this local law is to prohibit the carrying on of an extractive industry in the district, unless by authority of a licence issued by the local government, regulate the carrying out of the extractive industry in order to minimise damage to the environment, roads and other peoples' health and property, provide for the restoration and reinstatement of any excavation site and to provide penalties for contraventions of the local law.

The effect of this local law will be that any person wanting to carry on an extractive industry will need to be licensed and will need to comply with the provisions of the local law.

A copy of the proposed local law may be inspected at or obtained from the Shire’s office at 52 Hesse Street, Waroona, between 8.30am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday. A copy is also on the Shire’s website www.waroona.wa.gov.au

Submissions about the proposed local law may be made to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Waroona, PO Box 20, Waroona WA 6215 by 4pm Friday, 22 October 2021.

DEAN UNSWORTH
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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