Annual Meeting of Electors to take place during January 2019

The Annual General Meeting of Electors will take place during January 2019, date and time to be confirmed. The venue for the meeting will be the Council Chambers, Collins Street, Donnybrook.

Advice of Shire Works – November 2018

The Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup advises that the following works are in progress or programmed to commence in the near future.  Please note all works are subject to weather conditions, therefore dates may change.

BROOKHAMPTON ROAD, BROOKHAMPTON – Shoulder renewal. Works are near the Thomson Brook Road Intersection, and are scheduled to be completed early November 2018.

UPPER CAPEL ROAD, KIRUP – Road reconstruct, widen and seal SLK 24.5 to SLK 26.5. Works scheduled to take place early November 2018.

DONNYBROOK TOWNSITE – Installation of Christmas lights. Works scheduled to take place early November 2018.

TREVENA ROAD, QUEENWOOD – Bridge construction works. Works scheduled to take commence late November 2018

RSL SUB BRANCH, DONNYBROOK – Installation of flagpole. Works have commenced and will be completed early November 2018.

Hours of operation are normally between 7.00 am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.  Works will be clearly signed and you are requested to exercise due care when travelling near or through these areas.  Delays are expected to be minimal. 

Should you have any further enquiries, please contact Council’s Works & Services Department on 9780 4209.

Benjamin (Ben) Rose
Chief Executive Officer

Main Roads WA – South Western Highway Balingup

Main Roads WA have developed the following newsletter to outline the project background, need, scope and upcoming construction for the community.

WALGA RoadWise Initiatives

The following documents have been provided by Main Roads WA (MRWA) and the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA), providing an update on RoadWise initiatives within the region.

Vision Zero – 

Safe System Approach –




A position exists for a full time Recreation Centre Manager in Donnybrook.  The successful applicant needs to enjoy working with the community, be physically fit, possess relevant tertiary qualifications and have considerable experience in a similar role.

The role of this person is to:

  • Effectively manage the safe operations of the Donnybrook Recreation Centre
  • Liaise with other departments in the provision of recreation services to the community
  • Effectively manage maintenance of the building, plant and equipment
  • Manage and develop staff
  • Achieve financial performance objectives and reporting requirements
  • Program and market the centre’s events and activities

Conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Local Government Industry Award 2010, Level 8. Salary to be negotiated up to $59,280pa plus 12.5% Superannuation and free membership to our Recreation Centre are also on offer.

To apply, applicants should review the position description and information for candidates on our website .

Please forward your resume and response to the selection criteria to Questions regarding this role can be directed to Loren Clifford, Human Resource Officer, on 97804210.

Applications Close 4 pm, Friday 16 November 2018

Ben Rose

Chief Executive Officer

Please click on the link to view the Position Description – Recreation Centre Manager -Position Description