Recreation Centre – Indoor Pool Reopens – Sun 24th Sept, 2017

Donnybrook Recreation Centre
Indoor Pool reopens on Sunday 24th September, 2017.

Thankyou all for your support while we have worked to improve the Centre!

For more information contact the Centre on 9731 1822!


Local Government Elections – 21 October 2017

Nominations for local government elections have now closed.  Details of candidates and general information about the elections can be found on the WA Electoral Commission website.

Enrolled Nurse – Permanent Part-Time

An opportunity is available for an experienced Enrolled Nurse to provide daily support to residents at Tuia Lodge Residential Aged Care Facility.

You will support our residents to improve their quality of life by assisting with day to day activities, ensure safety and well-being is maintained and build positive professional relationships with residents and team members.

The position is Permanent Part Time. Candidates will need to be able to work across a range of days (including weekends) and shifts as per roster requirements.

Conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Nurses Award 2010 – Level and over award payment according to experience.

To be considered for this role you MUST be able to practically demonstrate the following:

  • Certificate IV – Diploma of Nursing
  • A focus on continuous improvement.
  • An in-depth understanding of the Aged Care Accreditation Standards.
  • The ability to successfully manage others or willingness to learn
  • A commitment to contribute to the ACFI process
  • Medication administration experience
  • Wound care experience
  • Computer skills and experience with iCare would be highly regarded.

To apply please forward you resume to Questions regarding this role can be directed to Ann Clifford (Facility Manager) on 08 97311602.

Applicants should review the position description below and information for candidates on our website

Shortlisting will commence immediately and we reserve the right to withdraw the advertisement at any time. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. We do not sponsor overseas candidates.

Applications Close: 4pm, 27th October 2017.




Position Description – Enrolled Nurse


Election Notice

Local Government Ordinary Postal Election (Local Government Act 1995, S4.64)

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is holding an election by postal vote on Saturday, 21 October 2017 to fill vacancies in the office of Councillors as listed below:

District 5  Councillors





WRINGE, Leanne





Election Packages will be sent to all electors on the local government electoral roll where there is an election in their electorate.

Replacement Packages can be obtained from the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup prior to election day and from 8.00am to 6.00pm on election day if the package is not received or should any papers be missing.

Post your vote early. Completed postal voting packages must reach the Returning Officer by 6.00pm on election day, Saturday, 21 October 2017.

You may hand deliver your package to an electoral officer at the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup during business hours before election day or at the polling place / any polling place in the district between 8.00am and 6.00pm on election day.

Chief Polling Place:

Cnr Collins & Bentley Streets, DONNYBROOK

The count of votes will commence at 6.00pm at the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup, Cnr Bentley and Collins Streets, DONNYBROOK.




0428 976 129

Special Meeting of Electors

When: 6pm Monday, 25 September 2017

Where: Seniors Room, Donnybrook Community Library

Sections 5.28 to 5.33 of the Local Government Act and Regulations 16 to18 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations set out how a Special Meeting of Electors may be called, run and followed-up. The Presiding Member of the Meeting (the Shire President) has responsibility to set and maintain the procedure for the Meeting.

The information in this notice is provided to inform Electors of the district of the Shire President’s chosen procedure for the Meeting.

The procedure for the Meeting is to consider questions, statements and motions, on the topics of:

    1. The future of Tuia Lodge;
    2. The 2017/18 Adopted Council Budget;
    3. Council’s 10 Year Workforce Plan; and
    4. Council’s Long Term Financial Plan.

In order for proper consideration of matters raised by Electors for the Meeting, all questions, statements and motions are required to relate to the topics of the Meeting (as above) and be provided in writing no later than 48 hours prior to the Meeting commencing, as follows:

  • By email to; or
  • By post, marked to the attention of the Shire President – Special Meeting of Electors; or
  • By hand delivery to the Shire Administration Office, corner Collins and Bentley Streets, Donnybrook, marked to the attention of the Shire President – Special Meeting of Electors

Questions, statements, debate and motions from the floor during the meeting will not be accepted.

Minutes of the Meeting, including any decisions made by the Electors, are required to be considered by the Council at its next Ordinary Meeting.

Whilst the start time for the meeting is nominated at 6pm, Electors are encouraged to attend from 5.30pm in order to register for voting purposes. When registering, Electors of the district will be provided with voting cards, with which to cast their vote on any motions presented. Whilst voting is not compulsory for Electors, voting is not permitted (under the Local Government (Administration) Regulations) to be kept ‘secret’. Non-Electors of the district are encouraged to attend the Meeting to observe, however, will not be permitted to take part in proceedings.

Shire staff will be in attendance at the Meeting to assist with minute taking and venue arrangements.

I encourage all Electors to be involved in the Meeting and provide questions, statements and motions on the topics.

Angelo Logiudice

Shire President, Shire of Donnybrook Balingup