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Waste Sorting - Items starting with J/j
Posted 19 July 2024 Waste Sorting - Items starting with J/j

Our recycling bins are being collected next week, so let’s sort things beginning with the letter I / i!

A Message from the President about the Long Term Financial Plan
Posted 18 July 2024 A Message from the President about the Long Term Financial Plan

This message was announced by Shire President Vivienne MacCarthy at the Agenda Briefing Session held 17 July 2024, ahead of the July Ordinary Council Meeting.

Safety Advice from DFES: Lithium-Ion Batteries
Posted 18 July 2024 Safety Advice from DFES: Lithium-Ion Batteries

Most homes have something that uses a lithium-ion battery, but do you know the best ways to keep your home safe from hazards these batteries might bring?

Climate Change Youth Survey
Posted 17 July 2024 Climate Change Youth Survey

As a young person aged 13-18, have you thought about how climate change is affecting you, your friends, and your family? Here's an opportunity to get your thoughts out there!

Opportunity for Landowners: Saving native species in Wellington National
Posted 16 July 2024 Opportunity for Landowners: Saving native species in Wellington National Park

Do you want to help protect our native wildlife? Take a look at this project from South West Natural Resource Management (NRM) on properties near the southern boundary of the Wellington National Park.

Upcoming Telstra Mobile Network Disruptions (Donnybrook)
Posted 15 July 2024 Upcoming Telstra Mobile Network Disruptions (Donnybrook)

The Shire has been advised that Telstra is conducting upgrades and maintenance in Donnybrook on 17 July 2024, between 7:00am and 4:00pm.

Waste Sorting - Items starting with I/i
Posted 12 July 2024 Waste Sorting - Items starting with I/i

Our recycling bins are being collected next week, so let’s sort things beginning with the letter I / i!

Enrol for Free Cyber Safety Training with Cyber Wardens
Posted 11 July 2024 Enrol for Free Cyber Safety Training with Cyber Wardens

An opportunity for small businesses to receive free Cyber Safety Training is available through Cyber Wardens.

Battery Safety Advice
Posted 09 July 2024 Battery Safety Advice

This information comes from the Australian Council of Recycling (ACOR).

Firewood Collection Advice
Posted 08 July 2024 Firewood Collection Advice

This advice comes from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA).

Media Release: New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) appointed
Posted 04 July 2024 Media Release: New Chief Executive Officer (CEO) appointed

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is pleased to announce Mr Nicholas (Nick) O'Connor has been formally appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and will commence in the role from Monday 8 October, 2024.

NBN Fixed Wireless Upgrades in the Shire (Donnybrook Townsite)
Posted 04 July 2024 NBN Fixed Wireless Upgrades in the Shire (Donnybrook Townsite)

NBN Australia is upgrading the Fixed Wireless Network in the Shire as part of the Regional Upgrade Program. Works are occuring in Donnybrook between 6-16 July, 2024.

Notice of Special Council Meeting (3 July 2024)
Posted 02 July 2024 Notice of Special Council Meeting (3 July 2024)

A Special Council Meeting has been called for Wednesday 3 July, 2024.

Council Meeting Recaps - OCM (26 June 2024)
Posted 01 July 2024 Council Meeting Recaps - OCM (26 June 2024)

Shire President Vivienne MacCarthy is providing Council Meeting Recaps, which summarises key points from the previous Meeting for the community.

Road Closure on Marmion Street (Donnybrook)
Posted 01 July 2024 Road Closure on Marmion Street (Donnybrook)

A road closure is taking place on Marmion Street in Donnybrook on Tuesday 2 July, 2024.

Waste Sorting - Items starting with
Posted 28 June 2024 Waste Sorting - Items starting with "H"

Let's keep the conversation going about waste sorting - next we're looking with things that begin with the letter H!

VCMP Community Club Project Milestone: 50% construction
Posted 28 June 2024 VCMP Community Club Project Milestone: 50% construction

The VCMP Community Club Project has reached 50% construction completed.

Public Notice: Appointment of new Temporary CEO
Posted 28 June 2024 Public Notice: Appointment of new Temporary CEO

Read more about the appoinment of Mr Tim Clynch as our Temporary CEO, commencing 1 July 2024.

Safe Driving during stormy weather - resources
Posted 25 June 2024 Safe Driving during stormy weather - resources

The following advice is from DFES WA and RAC.

DRC Creche: Timetable (24 June - 4 July, 2024)
Posted 24 June 2024 DRC Creche: Timetable (24 June - 4 July, 2024)

We'll keep your kids entertained while you have a gym or swim sesh!

Waste Sorting - Items starting with
Posted 20 June 2024 Waste Sorting - Items starting with "G"

Let's talk more about waste sorting - this time looking at things beginning with the letter G.

PUBLIC NOTICE - maintenance on suspension bridge in Donnybrook (updated)
Posted 17 June 2024 PUBLIC NOTICE - maintenance on suspension bridge in Donnybrook (updated)

Please be aware that this notice has been updated since it was first published on Friday 14 June, 2024.

Themes & Topics in June
Posted 17 June 2024 Themes & Topics in June

June is a special month for many people, for many reasons. Here’s just a few you might like to know about!

Advice of Works - July 2024
Posted 14 June 2024 Advice of Works - July 2024

View the latest advice of Shire Works for June 2024.

Shire E-Connect - May 2024
Posted 13 June 2024 Shire E-Connect - May 2024

Let's get caught up on what's been happening in the last month.

Langley Villas - Project Update
Posted 04 June 2024 Langley Villas - Project Update

There have been a lot of works happening at the Langley Villas in Donnybrook, and the residents are extremely happy with the progress.

Expressions of Interest for Multi-sport after-school sessions with
Posted 04 June 2024 Expressions of Interest for Multi-sport after-school sessions with Geckoskills!

Learn more about this fantastic opportunity!

Waste Sorting - Items starting with
Posted 30 May 2024 Waste Sorting - Items starting with "F"

Let's keep the conversation going about waste sorting - next we're looking with things that begin with the letter F!

Advice of Works - June 2024
Posted 29 May 2024 Advice of Works - June 2024

View the latest advice of Shire Works for June 2024.

GeoCatch and the Catio Rebates
Posted 28 May 2024 GeoCatch and the Catio Rebates

Calling all responsible cat owners, this one's for you!

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