2018 Shire of Donnybrook Balingup Photographic Competition – NOW OPEN

Enter the 2018 Shire of Donnybrook Balingup Photographic Competition.

Entries are open now and this year’s theme is ‘Hidden Beauty’!

2018 Photo Competition poster

Photo Competition Conditions of Entry and Entry Form 2018

111 entries were received last year with a wide range of images showcasing the beauty and diversity of the region in which we live, work and play.

The Shire is very pleased to welcome the Bendigo Community Bank back on board as a sponsor for this year’s Photographic Competition. Three overall winners will be selected from the 12 winning entries, and each will receive a Donnybrook Bendigo Bank account;
• 1st place – $500 (plus a framed photo enlargement of the winning photo)
• 2nd place – $250
• 3rd place – $100

As in previous years, the winning entries will be featured in the Shire’s 2019 Community Calendar.

The Competition is open now and entries close on 15th October 2018.

Full competition details and the application form are attached . . . and are also available from the Shire, Donnybrook and Balingup Libraries or on the website www.donnybrook-balingup.wa.gov.au.

Please spread the word, and if you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact Community Development on Ph : 9680 4234 or email communitydevelopment@donnybrook.wa.gov.au

Minor Community Grants – Open all year

Community groups and non-profit organisations operating within the Shire are encouraged to apply for assistance through the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup 2018/2019 Community Grants Scheme.

Your group/organisation may be eligible for funding under a series of minor grant categories which include:
Minor – up to $500
Minor – up to $500
Up to $200
Up to $500
Up to $150

Minor Grants are open year round. A copy of the 2018/2019 Community Grants Scheme Information Kit is attached for information. Community Grants Guidelines – 2018 – 2019

Application Forms are available for download from the Shire’s website, for collection from the Shire Administration Office, or can be emailed to you on request.
More information is also available on the Shire’s website – http://www.donnybrook-balingup.wa.gov.au/our-community/community-grants/
The 2018/2019 Major Grant round closed at the end of April and applicants will be advised of the outcome in early September, 2018.

For further information, contact Community Development on 9780 4200 or email: communitydevelopment@donnybrook.wa.gov.au

5 Minute Fire Chat

In a bushfire every five minutes counts.  Do you know the bushfire warning systems and how to use & respond to them?

Familiarise yourselves with these Simple Steps to Prepare for Bushfires.



Request for Quote 198 – Aged Care Services Review

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is seeking written quotes for the delivery of a review of the Shire’s Aged Care Services. Further information is provided in the Request for Quote – Aged Care Services Review

The deadline for submission of quotes is at 8.00am Monday, 24 September 2018. Quotes are to be submitted electronically via email to records@donnybrook.wa.gov.au



Donnybrook Recreation Centre 2018 Stadium Shutdown

Donnybrook Recreation Centre 2018 Stadium Shutdown 

To enable upgrades to Donnybrook Recreation Centre’s stadium we are required to close the stadium/indoor courts.

The stadium will be closed from Monday 24th September and will re open on Saturday 13th October, 2018.

The remainder of the Centre will be ‘open for business’.

The upgrades will involve:

  • Sand timber floor removing all previous coatings and court line markings
  • Repair/ fill holes, damaged timber as required.
    Remark line courts for 2 x Basketball, 2 x Netball, 4 x Volleyball and 4 x Badminton as per original court markings as per SAA HB49.2 ─ 1993: Sporting Facilities Manual Part 2: Sporting Surfaces
  • Apply 3 coats of oil modified polyurethane sports floor finish

For more information – Notice of Shutdown – Stadium Resurfacing – Sept 2018

Thanks for your support while we work to improve the Centre! If you have any queries please contact the Centre on 9731 1822.