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MEDIA RELEASE: Shire of Merredin Successful for RAC Grant Funding
Posted 20 November 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Shire of Merredin Successful for RAC Grant Funding

The Shire of Merredin and RAC are partnering to deliver a Public Piazza Pilot Project as part of RAC's Reconnect WA initiative.

Play It Food Safe Campaign
Posted 12 November 2020 Play It Food Safe Campaign

Most people think they handle and prepare food safely, yet statistics show the majority of food poisoning occurs in the home.

Tourism WA 'Our Story' Deep Dive Session comes to Merredin
Posted 09 November 2020 Tourism WA 'Our Story' Deep Dive Session comes to Merredin

On Wednesday, 21 October 2020, the Shire of Merredin & Central Wheatbelt Visitor Centre hosted one of several Tourism WA 'Our Story' Deep Dive regional workshops.

An Update from the Water Corporation About Efforts to Improve Your Water
Posted 28 October 2020 An Update from the Water Corporation About Efforts to Improve Your Water Supply

Water Corporation will begin work in November 2020 and go through to the end of January, 2021 to improve the water supply in Merredin town.

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Posted 21 October 2020 CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The Shire of Merredin is seeking nominations for community members who have stepped up and performed admirably within our community.

John Curtin Weekend
Posted 12 October 2020 John Curtin Weekend

On Friday, 2 October 2020, 16 students from Curtin University departed from the Bentley Campus to make their way to Merredin.

Merredin Peak Cultural Tour a Huge Success!
Posted 09 October 2020 Merredin Peak Cultural Tour a Huge Success!

It was wonderful to see a large group attend the Merredin Peak Cultural Tour and Seed Collecting Education event on Tuesday, 29 September 2020.

Main Roads to Undertake Road and Bridge Works [UPDATE]
Posted 09 October 2020 Main Roads to Undertake Road and Bridge Works [UPDATE]

Main Roads will be undertaking a significant amount of road and bridge works on the Great Eastern Highway from August 2020 to improve road safety and freight efficiency.

Night Sports Conclude
Posted 16 September 2020 Night Sports Conclude

The first Shire of Merredin Night Sports program concluded on Friday, 28 August 2020.

MEDIA RELEASE - Merredin Water Tower
Posted 18 August 2020 MEDIA RELEASE - Merredin Water Tower

The strengthening of the water tank will proceed with PTA funding subject to the technical design work and engineering drawings being provided to them for approval.

Hydrant and Valve Upgrades in Merredin
Posted 17 August 2020 Hydrant and Valve Upgrades in Merredin

Water Corporation is conducting essential fire hydrant and valve upgrades across town to improve the reliability of the water network in Merredin and reduce leaks and breaks.

Night Sports Return to Merredin
Posted 06 August 2020 Night Sports Return to Merredin

The Shire of Merredin’s Night Sports returned to the community on Friday, 24 July 2020, at the Merredin Regional Community and Leisure Centre from 6pm – 9pm

CEACA Units opened in Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Posted 29 July 2020 CEACA Units opened in Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The 27 independent living unit Central East Aged Care Alliance (CEACA) development in Merredin has been officially opened.

Avon Youth Insect Hotels Delivered to Merredin Community Garden
Posted 14 July 2020 Avon Youth Insect Hotels Delivered to Merredin Community Garden

On Wednesday, 8 July 2020, the youth of Merredin delivered their insect hotel sculptures to a new home at the community garden.

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP)
Posted 03 July 2020 Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP)

The Shire of Merredin has adopted the Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) 2020 – 2025.

A Message from the Shire President
Posted 22 June 2020 A Message from the Shire President

Hear from Shire President Julie Flockart about the on-going Strategic Community Plan review.

Cummins Theatre Open For Business
Posted 16 June 2020 Cummins Theatre Open For Business

Cummins Theatre finally re-opened to the public last week!

Notice of Intention to Issue Differential Rates 2020/21
Posted 09 June 2020 Notice of Intention to Issue Differential Rates 2020/21

In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given of the intention of the Shire of Merredin to levy the following differential rates on Unimproved Values for each rating category for the 2020/21 financial year.

Barrack Street Re-Opening
Posted 26 May 2020 Barrack Street Re-Opening

The Shire is pleased to advise that Barrack Street will be re-opened on Thursday 28th May 2020, with a speed limit of 40kph in place.

Weather Update – 6 May 2020 🌩️
Posted 06 May 2020 Weather Update – 6 May 2020 🌩️

The rain over the last two days is a welcome relief for our farming community as the seeding season starts. Unfortunately, the storm has caused some damage around town.

ANZAC Day 2020
Posted 30 April 2020 ANZAC Day 2020

On the morning of the 25th April 2020, the community came together in front of their devices in their homes and on their driveways and tuned in to a special ANZAC Day service.

DIY Easter Bunny Competition
Posted 28 April 2020 DIY Easter Bunny Competition

As part of the Easter festivities in Merredin, the Shire ran a DIY Easter Bunny Competition until the 9th of April.

Medical Students Hit Merredin
Posted 24 March 2020 Medical Students Hit Merredin

On March 10 a group of students travelled to Merredin as part of the 2020 Wheatbelt Medical Students Immersion program.

MEDIA RELEASE: Merredin Water Tower Update
Posted 16 March 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Merredin Water Tower Update

I am pleased to announce that progress is being made regarding the future of the iconic Merredin Water Tower.

MEDIA RELEASE: Merredin Twilight International Food Festival
Posted 13 March 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Merredin Twilight International Food Festival

It is with regret that we announce the rescheduling of this event.

Australia Day in Merredin
Posted 10 February 2020 Australia Day in Merredin

Celebrations for Australia Day kicked off at the Merredin CRC front lawn for the annual Australia Day breakfast.

Merredin’s Power Boxes Receive Face Lift From Local Youth
Posted 20 January 2020 Merredin’s Power Boxes Receive Face Lift From Local Youth

The youth in Merredin have embarked on a three-day long project to paint Western Power Boxes around town.

Merredin Gala Night
Posted 23 December 2019 Merredin Gala Night

Community members flocked from all over the Wheatbelt for Merredin’s annual Gala Night on Thursday 12th of December 2019.

MEDIA RELEASE: Council Meeting Dates 2020
Posted 28 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Council Meeting Dates 2020

The Shire of Merredin welcomes ratepayers and members of the community to Council Meetings that are open to the public on the following dates for 2020.

MEDIA RELEASE: Roadside Conservation Grant
Posted 27 November 2019 MEDIA RELEASE: Roadside Conservation Grant

The Shire of Merredin has been successful with a funding application to the State NRM Office.

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