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PUBLIC ART STRATEGY - QUICK SURVEY
Posted November 15, 2018 PUBLIC ART STRATEGY - QUICK SURVEY

We are looking into doing a Public Art Strategy and we'd love to receive some feedback from community members on this topic through our short survey.

MOTZIE ‘CALLS IT TIME’ AFTER 40 YEARS
Posted October 9, 2018 MOTZIE ‘CALLS IT TIME’ AFTER 40 YEARS

We take a look back on an exemplary employee's long career with the Shire of Merredin. 40 years is no small achievement - congratulations Motzie.

AUSTRALIA DAY 2019 AWARDS
Posted September 26, 2018 AUSTRALIA DAY 2019 AWARDS

Celebrate local people / groups that have made a positive contribution to Merredin. Nominations are open now.

MINISTER MACTIERNAN OFFICIALLY OPENS WA’S ‘PUBLIC SILO TRAIL’
Posted September 6, 2018 MINISTER MACTIERNAN OFFICIALLY OPENS WA’S ‘PUBLIC SILO TRAIL’

CBH's 'PUBLIC Silo Trail' was officially launched on the 5 September. Merredin is lucky enough to be one of 7 towns featured on the trail with tourists from around Australia and internationally attracted by the trail to visit WA's spectacularly vivid and diverse Wheatbelt region.

SHIRE WINS AWARD FOR LENIHAN PARK
Posted August 7, 2018 SHIRE WINS AWARD FOR LENIHAN PARK

The Shire of Merredin beat out 20+ other WA local governments to take out the 'Nature Play' category at the recent '2018 Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Policy Awards'.

RATES IN MERREDIN
Posted May 31, 2018 RATES IN MERREDIN

With the 30th June rapidly approaching, the Shire felt it was timely to remind the community how our rates work in Merredin.

ANZAC DAY 2018
Posted May 8, 2018 ANZAC DAY 2018

Official proceedings for ANZAC Day 2018 commenced with people accumulating one by one in the darkness to await the dawn. As the sky lightened in the east the lilting tunes of bagpipes broke the air and the Australian Army Band Perth appeared.

MERREDIN CELEBRATES ‘CBD UPGRADES – STAGE 1’ IN STYLE
Posted April 20, 2018 MERREDIN CELEBRATES ‘CBD UPGRADES – STAGE 1’ IN STYLE

The Shire of Merredin, Merredin Museums & Historical Society and members of the public celebrated the CBD Upgrades – Stage 1 official opening in style on Saturday, 14 April.

SCP REVIEW – COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SUMMARY - FEEDBACK SOUGHT
Posted April 19, 2018 SCP REVIEW – COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SUMMARY - FEEDBACK SOUGHT

Comments are invited for submission for the summary of community responses for the Strategic Community Plan (SCP) which has recently been undergoing review.

RESIDENTS OF MERREDIN - YOUR FUTURE, YOUR SAY
Posted March 7, 2018 RESIDENTS OF MERREDIN - YOUR FUTURE, YOUR SAY

The 10 year Strategic Community Plan is due for it's 4 year major review and the Shire needs feedback from the residents of Merredin.

Funding Confirmed for CEACA Seniors Housing Project
Posted March 1, 2018 Funding Confirmed for CEACA Seniors Housing Project

Funding has been confirmed for the construction of 26 x independent living units in Merredin for aged care residents.

Corella Relocation Programme
Posted January 5, 2018 Corella Relocation Programme

The Shire of Merredin will begin a programme to control the Corellas in the Merredin town site

Harvest Bans and Total Fire Bans
Posted January 3, 2018 Harvest Bans and Total Fire Bans

What's the difference between a Harvest Ban and a Total Fire Ban? How do I find out more?

Christmas closures
Posted December 20, 2017 Christmas closures

Most Shire facilities will be operating with modified hours during the Christmas and New Year period.

Gala Night
Posted December 8, 2017 Gala Night

Gala Night is on again - come and join the celebrations on Thursday 14 December 2017 from 5pm. Don't miss it!

2017 Community Perceptions Survey - Results
Posted December 6, 2017 2017 Community Perceptions Survey - Results

Every 2 years we conduct a community perceptions survey. Here is the summary of your responses from the most recent one.

Managing alpaca welfare
Posted October 11, 2017 Managing alpaca welfare

The welfare of local alpacas is currently on our radar - make sure yours are in good shape

Annual Electors Meeting 2017
Posted September 21, 2017 Annual Electors Meeting 2017

Members of the public are invited to attend the Annual Electors Meeting for the Shire of Merredin for 2017

WEROC Tourism App
Posted August 24, 2017 WEROC Tourism App

A shiny new app bringing together all of the most useful information for visitors travelling through the region has gone live.

Management of MRCLC
Posted August 16, 2017 Management of MRCLC

What exactly is the arrangement with Belgravia Leisure and the management of the MRCLC?

Survey on improving access to Hunts Dam
Posted August 2, 2017 Survey on improving access to Hunts Dam

In response to the petition presented to Council's July meeting requesting the access to Hunts Dam be improved a quick 10 question survey has been developed.

2017 Community Perceptions Survey
Posted August 2, 2017 2017 Community Perceptions Survey

Every 2 years we conduct a community survey to help us gauge how well we're serving you.

Request for Tender - Design & Construction of CEACA Inc Housing
Posted July 3, 2017 Request for Tender - Design & Construction of CEACA Inc Housing

Tender T2017133 for the design and construction of 75 independent living units across 11 Shires for CEACA Inc is currently available

Change in Media & Communications
Posted June 28, 2017 Change in Media & Communications

There will be some changes to the way our social media platforms are monitored over the next few months.

Statement on Defamation
Posted June 2, 2017 Statement on Defamation

In recent weeks there have been a number of posts on social media and other correspondence calling into question the integrity and character of some or all Councillors and staff.

Senior's Housing Development
Posted May 23, 2017 Senior's Housing Development

Council recently approved the development application for CEACA Inc senior's housing development.

Feedback on 2017/18 Differential Rates
Posted May 19, 2017 Feedback on 2017/18 Differential Rates

In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995 the Shire of Merredin proposes to apply differential rates on Unimproved Values for the financial year 2017/18.

Aged Care Accommodation - Planning Proposal
Posted May 19, 2017 Aged Care Accommodation - Planning Proposal

Shire of Merredin has received an application to use and develop land for Aged Care Accommodation.

Tender - Seniors Housing Development
Posted May 15, 2017 Tender - Seniors Housing Development

Shire of Merredin invites tenders from suitably experienced project managers for the delivery of design and construction.

Skate Park Renovations
Posted May 12, 2017 Skate Park Renovations

Merredin Skate Park is undergoing renovations and you can be a part of it!

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  • View PUBLIC ART STRATEGY - QUICK SURVEY

    PUBLIC ART STRATEGY - QUICK SURVEY

    We are looking into doing a Public Art Strategy and we'd love to receive some feedback from community members on this topic through our short survey.

    Read More

  • View MOTZIE ‘CALLS IT TIME’ AFTER 40 YEARS

    MOTZIE ‘CALLS IT TIME’ AFTER 40 YEARS

    We take a look back on an exemplary employee's long career with the Shire of Merredin. 40 years is no small achievement - congratulations Motzie.

    Read More