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Pool Party makes a Splash!
Posted 02 February 2023 Pool Party makes a Splash!

The sun was shining and the BBQ was sizzling as families and friends flocked through the gates of the Merredin District Olympic Swimming Pool for the annual Australia Day Pool Party held on Thursday, 26 January 2023.

Gala Night 2022
Posted 17 January 2023 Gala Night 2022

The Merredin CBD came alive on Thursday, 15 December for the towns annual Gala Night with boot scooting, late night shopping and a visit from Santa!

Shire Facility Christmas / New Years Opening Hours
Posted 09 December 2022 Shire Facility Christmas / New Years Opening Hours

CBD REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT UPDATES
Posted 28 October 2022 CBD REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT UPDATES

Click here for the latest information about the Merredin CBD Redevelopment Project.

PIONEER PARK REDEVELOPMENT TO PROVIDE TOURISM BOOST TO WHEATBELT HUB
Posted 28 October 2022 PIONEER PARK REDEVELOPMENT TO PROVIDE TOURISM BOOST TO WHEATBELT HUB

Merredin Landfill Fees & Charges
Posted 27 October 2022 Merredin Landfill Fees & Charges

This information is to provide clarification on the minor changes to the Merredin Landfill Fees & Charges this year, why these changes have occurred, and how they are being implemented.

Who makes a difference in our community?
Posted 11 October 2022 Who makes a difference in our community?

Nominations are open for the Auspire Community Citizen of the Year award 2023. Community Citizen of the Year awards is your opportunity to acknowledge those making an outstanding contribution to our local community. We want you to tell us all about them, so next January we can all celebrate and acknowledge their commitment to our community.

Applications Open for the annual Eric Hind Scolarship 2023
Posted 05 October 2022 Applications Open for the annual Eric Hind Scolarship 2023

Encouraging all music students in the Merredin Shire to apply for the prestigious annual Eric Hind Scholarship.

Merredin Sucessfully Secures Desalination Project
Posted 30 September 2022 Merredin Sucessfully Secures Desalination Project

Merredin has been selected as one of only four locations throughout WA, to take part in a desalination technology trial. This project will be completed in partnership with Water Corporation, Murdoch University and Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development as part of the Water Smart Farms initiative.

Eric Hind Scholarship Awarded for 2022
Posted 26 July 2022 Eric Hind Scholarship Awarded for 2022

Merredin Shire President Mark McKenzie was proud to present this year’s winners of the annual Eric Hind scholarship to four lucky music students.

Mama Stitch: Stories About Merredin Mums
Posted 04 April 2022 Mama Stitch: Stories About Merredin Mums

Talented storytellers and musicians, Georgia King, Mark Storen, Holly Garvey and Tom Garvey farewelled the Cummins Theatre last Friday, with their season finale of Mama Stitch.

WA Plastics Ban
Posted 03 April 2022 WA Plastics Ban

To reduce plastic pollution, the Western Australian Government is implementing a state-wide ban on the supply of certain plastic items, enforceable from 1 July 2022.

MERREDIN WATER PIPELINE UPGRADE
Posted 18 March 2022 MERREDIN WATER PIPELINE UPGRADE

Water Corporation will soon commence work to upgrade a section of water pipeline along Hughes Road in Merredin.

Japanese Encephalitis Virus
Posted 14 March 2022 Japanese Encephalitis Virus

Western Australian pig producers and horse owners are urged to monitor for signs of the Japanese Encephalitis Virus.

From the Rangers Desk
Posted 14 March 2022 From the Rangers Desk

Hi there, for those that don’t know me my name is Sarah and I have been the Ranger at the Shire of Merredin since August 2021.

INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL CANCELLED
Posted 14 February 2022 INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL CANCELLED

The Shire of Merredin regretfully announces the cancellation of the 2022 Merredin Twilight International Food Festival, due to be held in March this year.

Auspire Citizen of the Year Awards
Posted 07 February 2022 Auspire Citizen of the Year Awards

On the morning of Wednesday, 26 January 2022, the community gathered at the Merredin Community Resource Centre (CRC) for the Australia Day Breakfast, where the Shire awarded the 2022 Auspire Community Citizen of the Year awards.

Merredin’s Christmas Gala Night
Posted 11 January 2022 Merredin’s Christmas Gala Night

Hundreds of Merredin and Wheatbelt locals made their way down to the main streets for one of Merredin’s biggest events of the year, Gala Night, held on Thursday, 16 December 2021.

MAIN ROADS NOTICE - SOUTH AVE
Posted 05 January 2022 MAIN ROADS NOTICE - SOUTH AVE

On Monday 17 January, Main Roads will commence roadworks on South Avenue between the Great Eastern Highway and O’Connor Street.

Remembrance Day 2021
Posted 01 December 2021 Remembrance Day 2021

On the morning of Thursday, 11 November 2021 at 10.30, the flags located on the Visitor Centre lawn were lowered to half-mast.

Eric Hind Scholarship - Applications Open
Posted 23 November 2021 Eric Hind Scholarship - Applications Open

This annual music scholarship is awarded to a young talented music student to the value of $1,000.

MEDIA STATETMENT: SECONDARY PLATFORM AT MERREDIN STATION
Posted 04 November 2021 MEDIA STATETMENT: SECONDARY PLATFORM AT MERREDIN STATION

The WA State Government has announced that the Public Transport Authority regional safety improvement program will be extended to include the construction of the secondary platform at the Merredin Railway Station.

Fight the Bite this Mosquito Season
Posted 02 November 2021 Fight the Bite this Mosquito Season

Learn how to fight the bite this mosquito season!

Shire of Merredin Welcome New Councillors
Posted 01 November 2021 Shire of Merredin Welcome New Councillors

The Shire would like to congratulate and welcome the newly elected and re-elected Councillors for 2021.

Shire Facility Christmas / New Year Opening Hours
Posted 28 October 2021 Shire Facility Christmas / New Year Opening Hours

At the October Ordinary Council Meeting, Council approved the following Opening Hours for the Shire of Merredin Facilities.

MEDIA RELEASE: MERREDIN SUCCESSFUL FOR BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUNDING
Posted 08 October 2021 MEDIA RELEASE: MERREDIN SUCCESSFUL FOR BUILDING BETTER REGIONS FUNDING

The Shire of Merredin has secured $2,139,309 dollars in grant funding through the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) Round 5.

Local VFRS Lieutenant makes WA Headlines
Posted 07 October 2021 Local VFRS Lieutenant makes WA Headlines

Merredin volunteer firefighter Sheree Lowe has been making headlines all around the state this month after winning the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Award at the 2021 WA Fire and Emergency Service Awards on Saturday, 11 September 2021.

Inaugural Gateway Merredin Draws Travellers from all over WA!
Posted 04 October 2021 Inaugural Gateway Merredin Draws Travellers from all over WA!

Hundreds of travellers from all around the state set their maps destination to Merredin for the inaugural Gateway Merredin Festival, held during the September long weekend from September 24 – 26.

Tree Planting Day
Posted 07 September 2021 Tree Planting Day

On Thursday, 5 August, three Shire staff along with five community volunteers completed a tree planting day along the Burracoppin—Campion Road in the Shire of Merredin.

Nominations Now Open for Community Citizen Awards
Posted 02 September 2021 Nominations Now Open for Community Citizen Awards

Do you know someone who makes our community a better place?

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