Homelessness Week 2019

Homelessness Week 2019

The City of Rockingham will proudly partner with a number of local organisations to support a range of community events as part of Homelessness Week 2019.
City of Rockingham 31 Jul 2019
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BE Very Involved

BE Very Involved

Jump on board with the BE very brand....
Shire of Beverley 31 Jul 2019
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Change in Licensing Hours

Change in Licensing Hours

Department of Transport Licensing Hours at the Shire of Beverley have changed...
Shire of Beverley 31 Jul 2019
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Local Government Elections - Are you enrolled to vote?

Local Government Elections - Are you enrolled to vote?

Local elections will be held Saturday 19 October 2019...
Shire of Beverley 31 Jul 2019
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Wildflowers Project Group

Wildflowers Project Group

The Shire is seeking interested who have knowledge or skills to document local native flora.
Shire of Beverley 31 Jul 2019
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Collaborative mural project revealed

Collaborative mural project revealed

Stratton has a bright new mural thanks to a great response from the local community who brought this project to life.
City of Swan 31 Jul 2019
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New Shire CEO welcomed aboard

New Shire CEO welcomed aboard

New Shire CEO welcomed aboard The Shire of Augusta Margaret River’s new Chief Executive Officer Stephanie Addison-Brown officially took over the leadership reins today, starting with a full schedule of project planning meetings, introductory meetings and briefings. Ms Addison-Brown, who succeeds retired CEO Gary Evershed, comes to the Shire from the City of Bunbury where she served as the Director of Corporate and Community Services for seven years and the Director of Planning and Development for one year. She brings with her a host of local government experience including managing ‘Smart Cities’ initiatives, Bunbury Wildlife Park, Bunbury City Library, Withers Library, Bunbury Museum and Heritage Centre, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury Visitor Centre, and the South West Sports Centre.
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Apply now for community development grants

Apply now for community development grants

Requests can be made for projects or initiatives in the categories of community development; youth development; and community inclusion, with funding to be prioritised for applications that enable the Shire to be more a welcoming, inclusive and healthy place. “This year the grant funding cap has been increased from $1000 to $2000, meaning successful applications have the ability to broaden their project scope to benefit more people.” Community groups and organisations are eligible to apply for funding, and are encouraged to contact the Shire for help or advice on the Shire’s application process. For further information, or to schedule a meeting to discuss your project ideas and application please contact the Shire on 97805255 or email [email protected] Grant information and application forms are available on the Shire's website.
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Local students to meet award-winning author in celebration of Children’s Book Week

Local students to meet award-winning author in celebration of Children’s Book Week

Nearly 200 local primary students will meet award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Frané Lessac on Wednesday 7 August 2019 as part of Children’s Book Week celebrations. The meetings will take place at the Shire libraries in  Margaret River and Augusta with Frané to present to the students on a range of topics including where ideas come from, how authors do research, and the process of creating picture books. The ‘Meet the Author/Illustrator’ event is grant-funded by the Children’s Book Council of Australia (WA branch), Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Lotterywest and Healthway and the Go for 2 & 5 message.
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