Shire of Goomalling

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Its Wild Flower Season!  Orchid

The Red Blood Spider Orchid has come out to enjoy the sunshine.  

The Red Blood Spider Orchid is distinguished by its flowers, which are always completely red. In a good season, it will often be found in clumps.

These orchids live in bush land behind the caravan park, as well as several other locations around Goomalling. 

For more information please call the Shire 

Photo Credit: Indigo Storm Photography

Quarterly Newsletter is out now

Read the Winter 2016 edition of the Goomalling Shire Newsletter including topics such as: 

  • Works operations updates: footpaths, roads
  • Community development projects updates: Water Harvesting, BMX Pocket Park, Community Garden, Age Friendly Community Grant projects, Gym upgrade, nbn broadband service
  • State Government Rates Rebates
  • Cat and Dog microchipping and registration requirements
  • National and international community awareness campaigns

Are you currently receiving a paper copy but wish to contribute to saving paper and ratepayers' money? Or you're not receiving one but are interested in what's happening in Goomalling, thensubscribe to receive our quarterly newletter via email.

Notice of Meeting : Bush Fire Brigades Advisory Committee Meeting

This years combined Bush Fire Brigades Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Thursday 8th September 2016 at the Goomalling Sport and Community Centre @ 6.30pm

All Bush Fire Brigade members and Fire Control Officers are invited to attend. 

All enquires to Robert Koch, CESM 0458 042 104

ActiveSmart is a free program to help Wheatbelt residents enjoy a more active, healthy and connected lifestyle in their local community.

ActiveSmartIt doesn’t matter if you are already fit! Get involved! What do you have to lose! You get freebies!

By joining you will receive one-on-one telephone coaching with the ActiveSmart team providing tips and support to help you achieve your goals; a comprehensive sport and recreation guide; and resources that are tailored to your interests and your local area.

ActiveSmart is available to residents in the local government areas of: Beverley, Dowerin, Goomalling, Koorda, Merredin, Moora, Narrogin (town and shire), Northam, Toodyay, Wyalkatchem and York.

To get started today:

  • Register your interest online at www.activesmart.com.au
  • SMS your name and address to 0429 905 795 or
  • Call the team on 9670 3405

Goomalling Vintage Car Sprint & Spring Festival

Vintage Car Rally Goomalling 15 October 2016

Calling for expressions of interest from:

  • Market stall holders
  • Volunteers to form an Event Coordinating Committee
  • Community group participation

Businesses, Community Groups and Residents are invited to assist in developing the days program, participating, providing entertainment or refreshments.

We are looking at diversifying the event to incorporate a "Spring Festival" to showcase Goomalling and inspire community spirit.

Please contact Tahnee on (08) 9629 1101 or cdo@goomalling.wa.gov.au 

Save the date: 15 October 2016

NBN rollout for Goomalling

What is the nbn™ network?

The nbn™ network is an exciting upgrade to Australia’s existing phone and internet network. It is being rolled out across Australia by nbn. The rollout is done as quickly as possible to bring fast broadband to every home and business.

How do I connect to the nbn™ network?

The switch to the network isn’t automatic.

1. Check if the nbn™ network is available at your address at nbn.com.au, or by using the Address Checker Tool below

2. If the nbn™ network is available, call a telephone or internet company and choose the plan that suits you. Your telephone or internet company will do the rest

3. If the nbn™ network is not yet available at your address, register your details at nbn.com.au to be notified when you can connect.

Enquiries 

For general enquiries or complaints relating to nbn™ please call 1800 687 626 or visit nbn.com.au.

Meet & Greet 17 AugustCuppa with a Councillor

Councillors Julie Chester and Dallas Phillips will be available for an informal chat at the Goomalling Community Resource Centre (CRC) from 10-11am on Wednesdays 7 September and 2 November of 2016.

Please come in for a cuppa to discuss any matter – questions, suggestions, issues or concerns.

Bi-monthly Public Forums

Public forums will be held at the Goomaling Sport & Community Club between 6pm-8pm after every second Council Meeting for residents, ratepayers and Councillors to exchanges ideas and issues that impact the community.

This will be on the following Wednesdays to come in 2016: 17 August, 19 October and 21 December.

On 17 August this will be in the form of a Meet & Greet to welcome new residents to Goomalling, with free nibbles, drinks and a chance to get to know your fellow community members. New and old residents welcome!

Permits required for vehicles over 19m long, traversing on our local roads

Even if you hold a Main Roads WA permit you are still required to obtain a permit from Council to traverse on local roads.

To renew your permit or apply for a new permit, please apply in writing advising of all Prime Mover and Trailer Registrations, along with $11.00 per configuration. Permits are valid for one year from the date of the application.


Shire of Goomalling
Clem Kerp, Chief Executive Officer

32 Quinlan St  |  PO Box 118
GOOMALLING WA 6460

Ph: (08) 9629 1101  |  Fax: (08) 9629 1017
Email: goshire@goomalling.wa.gov.au

Latest News

To find out what is currently happening in the Shire of Goomalling, check out the
latest news feed.

  • Events and opportunities for farmers

    Several interesting workshops are coming up during the months of July and August, on topics including sheep management, lamb survival, deep ripping machinery, soil management and more. Read on for dates, locations and info.

  • Avongro trials nitrogen-fixing bacteria in saline land agroforestry

    Avongro Inc is trialing the effect on native timber crops on saline land, when pre-treated with Frankia, a nitrogen-fixing bacteria that lives in symbiosis with some plants letting them grow in soils that are saline, low in nutrients, have extreme pH or even heavy metal pollution.

  • Council adopts Age Friendly Community Plan

    The Shire of Goomalling's Age Friendly Community Plan (AFCP) has been finalised and was adopted by Council on 15 June 2016. Our AFCP was funded by Department of Local Government and Communities Age-Friendly Community Local Government Grant Program.