Local Government Elections

Local government ordinary elections are held on the third Saturday in October every two years.

The next local government ordinary election is scheduled to be held in October 2019 with Councillors elected for a four year term. Five Councillor positions will become vacant.

If you are considering nominating to become a Councillor for the Shire of Merredin, there are a number of excellent resources available online to assist in informing you. See as follows: 

WA Electoral Commission - https://www.elections.wa.gov.au/elections/local

Department of Local Government - https://www.dlgsc.wa.gov.au/localgovernment/forcommunity/Pages/Council-Elections.aspx 

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    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.

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  • View MEDIA RELEASE – COMMUNITY GARDEN UPDATE

    MEDIA RELEASE – COMMUNITY GARDEN UPDATE

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

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