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Shire Facility Christmas / New Year Opening Hours
Posted 16 December 2021 Shire Facility Christmas / New Year Opening Hours

Notice is hereby given for the closure of the Shire of Westonia Administration Office / Hood-Penn Museum during the Christmas/New Year holiday break.

REQUEST OF QUOTATION 5-2021/22
Posted 02 December 2021 REQUEST OF QUOTATION 5-2021/22

The Shire of Westonia invites quotations for the supply and installation of a suitable Wastewater Treatment System on site at the Westonia “Old School” Accommodation Precinct.

TENDER 04 – 21/22  2x2 or 3x2 Transportable Residences
Posted 01 December 2021 TENDER 04 – 21/22 2x2 or 3x2 Transportable Residences

The Shire of Westonia invites tenders for the supply of a two new 2x2 or 3x2 transportable residences in the Westonia townsite as per tender specifications

Draft Master Plan - Westonia Recreational Precinct
Posted 01 December 2021 Draft Master Plan - Westonia Recreational Precinct

Council would like to hear your thoughts on the Master Plan, and your ideas about what other uses could be incorporated within the Recreational Precinct. We value all feedback and suggestions on the elements of the Plan and the key spaces identified. In particular, what you like and / or dislike. The closing date for submissions regarding this proposal is Friday 15 January 2021.

PROPOSAL TO UPGRADE TELSTRA MOBILE PHONE BASE STATION
Posted 18 November 2021 PROPOSAL TO UPGRADE TELSTRA MOBILE PHONE BASE STATION

60 Wolfram Street Westonia WA 6423 (www.rfnsa.com.au/6423003)

Chief Executive Officer- Position Vacancy
Posted 03 November 2021 Chief Executive Officer- Position Vacancy

Westonia is a growing, progressive and community minded Shire situated 311km East of Perth. Friendly and family oriented, the Shire offers numerous sporting and recreation options as well as community services to its residents, miners and visitors. With a medical centre, Community Resource Centre and many tourist attractions, Westonia is also home to the Edna May Ramelius Resources Gold Mine which is situated just north of the town. Council is now seeking an experienced and visionary CEO with the enthusiasm and drive to take the Shire forward and inspire others to contribute and collaborate on the journey.

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL
Posted 25 October 2021 NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL

Notice is hereby given that the Shire President of the Shire of Westonia, in accordance with the provisions of Section 5.4 of the Local Government Act 1995 has exercised his power to call a Special Council Meeting

WE'RE HIRING! 💼 ROAD TRAIN OPERATOR
Posted 13 October 2021 WE'RE HIRING! 💼 ROAD TRAIN OPERATOR

An excellent opportunity exists for a person with road train side tipper operation experience to join Council’s outside work force.

PUBLIC NOTICE OF CHANGE OF MEETING DATE ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING OCTOBER
Posted 12 October 2021 PUBLIC NOTICE OF CHANGE OF MEETING DATE ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING OCTOBER 2021

It is hereby notified for public information that the ordinary meeting of Council scheduled for Thursday 21 October 2021 will now be held on Tuesday 19 October 2021, at the Westonia Council Chambers, Wolfram Street, Westonia, commencing at 3.30 pm. In accordance with Section 5.24 (1) of the Local Government Act 1995 and regulations, there will be a public question time at the re commencement of the meeting @ 3.30pm.

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL
Posted 20 September 2021 NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL

Notice is hereby given that the Shire President of the Shire of Westonia, in accordance with the provisions of Section 5.4 of the Local Government Act 1995 has exercised his power to call a Special Council Meeting via Zoom videoconferencing.

Invitation to Comment Road Dedication, Shire Reserve Excision and closed
Posted 30 July 2018 Invitation to Comment Road Dedication, Shire Reserve Excision and closed road disposal

Pursuant to Section 56, 57, 58 of the Land Administration Act 1997 (as amended) notice is hereby given to commence to process on the following:

New Campers Kitchen
Posted 08 March 2016 New Campers Kitchen

Westonia Campers Kitchen & Ablutions

VOLUNTEERS THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND OF SPORT
Posted 26 November 2015 VOLUNTEERS THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND OF SPORT

Department of Sport and Recreation we recently had the opportunity to film a video on sports volunteers

Hood-Penn Museum
Posted 15 July 2015 Hood-Penn Museum

The Hood-Penn Museum on Westonia's main street is now open. Entry is $3 for adults and $1 for anyone under the age of 18. The museum includes a variety of scenes showcasing early life in the shire including a pub scene, a shop/hardware store scene, a petrol station/garage scene, a kitchen scene, a bedroom scene and a blacksmith/farm workshop scene. A vibrating mine tunnel is also included within the museum that simulates life in an early Westonian gold mine.

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO LEVY DIFFERENTIAL RATES 2015/2016
Posted 22 May 2015 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO LEVY DIFFERENTIAL RATES 2015/2016

Pursuant to Section 6.33 and 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given to ratepayers of the intention of the Shire of Westonia to impose the following differential and minimum rates for the 2015/2016 rating year:

Annual Report & General Meeting of Electors 2013/14
Posted 01 April 2015 Annual Report & General Meeting of Electors 2013/14

The Annual Report of the Shire of Westonia for 2013/14 is available for inspection at the Shire Office, Wolfram Street Westonia during office hours. The Annual General Meeting of Electors will be held on Thursday 21st May 2015 at the Old Miners Hall, Wolfram Street, Westonia commencing at 7.00pm.

Notice of Intention to Lay 1080 Poison in the Westonia Common.
Posted 11 March 2015 Notice of Intention to Lay 1080 Poison in the Westonia Common.

Notice of Intention to Lay 1080 Poison in the Westonia Common. I hereby provide notice that I, Dylan Copeland, authorised by and on behalf of the Shire of Westonia intend to lay 1080 poison baits in the Westonia Common for the control of foxes and rabbits. I intend to commence baiting on Monday, 16 March 2015 and complete the baiting program on Tuesday, 21 April 2015. Please be advised that 1080 is highly toxic.

Community Support Services
Posted 22 August 2013 Community Support Services

Anyone requiring a community support service can utilise the below list of organisations. Our appreciation is extended to One Life WA for assisting with the provision of this resource.

Link To Disability Services Commission Website & Disability Access &
Posted 26 July 2012 Link To Disability Services Commission Website & Disability Access & Inclusion Plan 2012-16

For a direct route to the Disability Services Commission of W.A. website or to check out Council's new Disability Access & Inclusion Plan for 2012-2016 please click on the following links.

Recycle Your Old Mobile At The Shire Of Westonia's Offices
Posted 08 June 2012 Recycle Your Old Mobile At The Shire Of Westonia's Offices

Community members can pick up a MobileMuster reply paid recycling satchel anytime from the reception area of the Shire of Westonia's offices.

Final Summary Business Plan
Posted 01 September 2011 Final Summary Business Plan

LGAB Information Paper
Posted 01 September 2011 LGAB Information Paper

Final Detailed Business Plan
Posted 01 September 2011 Final Detailed Business Plan

2010 Tidy Towns State Award Win For Westonia
Posted 22 November 2010 2010 Tidy Towns State Award Win For Westonia

On Friday the 19th of November at the Tidy Towns State Awards Ceremony held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre the Governor of Western Australia and Patron of Keep Australia Beautiful WA, His Excellency Dr Ken Michael, AC, announced that Westonia had won the 2010 State Tidy Towns - Sustainable Communities Award.

Westonia Picks Up 2010 Tidy Towns Regional Award
Posted 28 September 2010 Westonia Picks Up 2010 Tidy Towns Regional Award

On Friday the 24th of September at a Tidy Towns award ceremony in Quairading it was announced that Westonia had won the overall award for the Central Wheatbelt area for the second year in a row, earning the town the right to compete at the State Tidy Towns Award level

Old Club Hotel Museum Taking Shape
Posted 09 September 2010 Old Club Hotel Museum Taking Shape

The external signage on the Old Club Hotel Museum is now up and includes the roof signage that adorned the original Club Hotel.

Westonia Cemetery Upgrade
Posted 09 August 2010 Westonia Cemetery Upgrade

The headstones at the Westonia Cemetery have recently been given a fresh coat of paint and many un-named graves have been given a name plaque.

Keep Australia Beautiful Media Release 2010
Posted 01 January 2010 Keep Australia Beautiful Media Release 2010

Westonia Picks Up Regional Tidy Town Title
Posted 19 October 2009 Westonia Picks Up Regional Tidy Town Title

Westonia has claimed the title of Central Wheatbelt Regional Winner for the 2009 Tidy Towns - Sustainable Communities Awards at the regional ceremony held in Trayning today.

Honorary Freemanship Awarded To John Della Bosca
Posted 01 June 2007 Honorary Freemanship Awarded To John Della Bosca

The Shire of Westonia recently held a function during Local Government Week in Perth taking the opportunity to award John Della Bosca an Honorary Freemanship of the shire.

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