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SHIRE OF MERREDIN NOMINATED FOR THE 'MAKING A DIFFERENCE AWARD'
Posted July 17, 2019 SHIRE OF MERREDIN NOMINATED FOR THE 'MAKING A DIFFERENCE AWARD'

The University of Notre Dame have nominated the Shire for the Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

UPDATE: CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY FOR THE MERREDIN SOLAR FARM
Posted July 10, 2019 UPDATE: CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY FOR THE MERREDIN SOLAR FARM

The largest solar farm committed to construction in Western Australia is expecting 36,000 solar panels and trackers delivered this month, installation of substation progressing.

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE DIFFERENTIAL RATES 2019/20
Posted June 12, 2019 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO ISSUE DIFFERENTIAL RATES 2019/20

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 2019/20 financial year.

MEDIA RELEASE – COMMUNITY GARDEN UPDATE
Posted May 2, 2019 MEDIA RELEASE – COMMUNITY GARDEN UPDATE

An update on the current situation for the Community Garden in Merredin.

YOUTH FEST MERREDIN
Posted April 19, 2019 YOUTH FEST MERREDIN

The April school holidays were kicked off with a bang with Merredin's first ever YOUTH FEST - a combination of fun activities, competitions, surveys, giveaways and career expo.

MERREDIN SHOW FUN & FESTIVITIES!
Posted April 2, 2019 MERREDIN SHOW FUN & FESTIVITIES!

The 100th Merredin Show was bigger and better than ever. The Shire of Merredin enjoyed being a part of this fantastic annual event with more than ever to see at do at this year's Merredin Show.

CAN YOU HELP WITH OUR YOUTH SURVEY?
Posted March 26, 2019 CAN YOU HELP WITH OUR YOUTH SURVEY?

The Shire of Merredin values our youth and the opportunities available to them in our town. To make sure they have these opportunities, we're conducting a short survey.

HOT SUCCESS! WA
Posted March 15, 2019 HOT SUCCESS! WA"S BIGGEST SOLAR FARM SET TO GET UNDERWAY IN MERREDIN

Warmer weather wasn't enough to stand in the way of Risen Energy's Ground Breaking Ceremony for what will soon be WA's biggest solar farm.

TENDER T2019177: Preferred Supplier Panel – Miscellaneous Building, Plant & Mechanical Services
Posted March 6, 2019 TENDER T2019177: Preferred Supplier Panel – Miscellaneous Building, Plant & Mechanical Services

The Shire is inviting tenders for suitably qualified contractors to be part of a Preferred Supplier Panel for a five (5) year period.

AUSTRALIA DAY 2019
Posted February 6, 2019 AUSTRALIA DAY 2019

Perfect weather, a free breakfast and a sausage sizzle for lunch? What more could you ask for on Australia Day 2019?

FUNDING TO FIGHT VEGETATION DECLINE GETS A BOOST
Posted January 21, 2019 FUNDING TO FIGHT VEGETATION DECLINE GETS A BOOST

The Shire has received funding to fight vegetation decline in the Merredin district. Expressions of Interest are still being sought if community members would like to participate in re-vegetating parts of their rural properties.

ERIC HIND MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP
Posted December 19, 2018 ERIC HIND MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP

Applications are now open for the 2018 'Eric Hind Music Scholarship'. If you are aged between 11 and 20, read on to find out how you can apply for this annual scholarship valued at $1,000.

GALA NIGHT FUN & FESTIVITIES
Posted December 18, 2018 GALA NIGHT FUN & FESTIVITIES

The 2018 Gala Night was one of the biggest Gala Nights ever held and the community is to be congratulated for turning out to support this terrific event which encourages shopping local to support local businesses.

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

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  • View SHIRE OF MERREDIN NOMINATED FOR THE 'MAKING A DIFFERENCE AWARD'

    SHIRE OF MERREDIN NOMINATED FOR THE 'MAKING A DIFFERENCE AWARD'

    The University of Notre Dame have nominated the Shire for the Western Australian Regional Achievement and Community Awards.

    Read More

  • View UPDATE: CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY FOR THE MERREDIN SOLAR FARM

    UPDATE: CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY FOR THE MERREDIN SOLAR FARM

    The largest solar farm committed to construction in Western Australia is expecting 36,000 solar panels and trackers delivered this month, installation of substation progressing.

    Read More