Shire of Goomalling

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Public Toilets out of order 24 - 27 June

To our valued visitors and residents:
Unfortunately our Public Conveniences are out of order at the moment and will be unavailable until Monday 27 June at least.
Our apologies for any inconvenience.

Federal Elections

Federal elections will be held on Saturday 2 July 2016.

You can vote at the Goomalling Community Resource Centre, 53 Railway Terrace.

Notice of intention to levy differential rates

The proposed differential rates to be applied in the 2016-2017 Budget of the Shire of Goomalling is available for public perusal; comments and submissions are to be received by 12noon on 13 July 2016, addressed to CEO Clem Kerp, PO Box 118, Goomalling WA 6460.

The differential rating as proposed is expected to deliver an overall rates increase of 4%. Details, objectives and reasons for the imposition of the rates are described in the above mentioned document.

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

"There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about."
-- Margaret J. Wheatley

Community Garden  Youth Forum

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. 
-- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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 Andrea or Tahnee on (08) 9629 1101 or eaceo@goomalling.wa.gov.au 

Save the date: 15 October 2016

Cuppa with a Councillor 6 JulyCuppa 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 Wednesday 6 July, 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.

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

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