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MEDIA RELEASE: Sports, recreation and events boost for Donnybrook
Posted 04 August 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Sports, recreation and events boost for Donnybrook

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup will receive a $6 million boost to sports, recreation and events.

MEDIA RELEASE: Local contractor announced for Donnybrook’s central
Posted 02 August 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Local contractor announced for Donnybrook’s central heritage project

South-west builders Perkins have been announced as the successful contractor for the DTCRP

Donnybrook and Balingup Library offer home delivery service
Posted 28 July 2020 Donnybrook and Balingup Library offer home delivery service

Free ‘Home Delivery Service’ of library materials to those who are unable to travel to the library due to illness, age or disability.

MEDIA RELEASE: Shires join forces to eradicate pasture pest
Posted 13 July 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Shires join forces to eradicate pasture pest

The Shires of Collie, Dardanup and Donnybrook Balingup have joined forces in a bold plan to eradicate blackberry in local catchments and waterways, due to its destructive impact on agricultural production.

MEDIA RELEASE: 2020 SCORECARD TO MAP LOCAL RESILIENCE
Posted 12 June 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: 2020 SCORECARD TO MAP LOCAL RESILIENCE

A MARKYT Community Resilience Scorecard has been launched to map community resilience, local government performance and community needs.

MEDIA RELEASE: Vinnies urges WA farmers to apply for new drought support
Posted 02 June 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Vinnies urges WA farmers to apply for new drought support

As part of the current Round 2 Drought Community Support Initiative, Vinnies is distributing nationally a total of $60 million of Federal government funding.

ADVICE OF SHIRE WORKS: June 2020
Posted 02 June 2020 ADVICE OF SHIRE WORKS: June 2020

The following works are in progress or programmed to commence in the near future.

Renewal of goods shed at the core of town revitalisation
Posted 31 May 2020 Renewal of goods shed at the core of town revitalisation

The Donnybrook Town Centre Revitalisation project is pressing ahead with an initiative that will enhance the townsite for locals and act as a drawcard for visitors.

Native Plant Initiative
Posted 25 May 2020 Native Plant Initiative

Register your interest now by downloading the registration form from the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup website

Tuia Lodge Community Survey: Outsourcing of Facility Operation and
Posted 15 May 2020 Tuia Lodge Community Survey: Outsourcing of Facility Operation and Management

Prior to commencing an Expressions of Interest process for suitably qualified and experienced residential aged care service providers, the Shire is seeking feedback from the local community to assist in its development of criteria for the Expression of Interest.

PUBLIC NOTICE: BIANNUAL ROAD-SIDE VEGETATION & WEED CONTROL
Posted 04 May 2020 PUBLIC NOTICE: BIANNUAL ROAD-SIDE VEGETATION & WEED CONTROL

MEDIA STATEMENT: Shire Tackles Nationwide Aged Care Funding Dilemma
Posted 24 April 2020 MEDIA STATEMENT: Shire Tackles Nationwide Aged Care Funding Dilemma

EXTENSION OF RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD
Posted 21 April 2020 EXTENSION OF RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD

Extended from 30 April 2020 until midnight 14 May 2020.

Economic Response Business Information Survey
Posted 18 April 2020 Economic Response Business Information Survey

This survey will help the Shire gain an understanding of the issues local businesses are facing now and in the future due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

COVID-19 SHIRE RECOVERY PLAN
Posted 15 April 2020 COVID-19 SHIRE RECOVERY PLAN

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup has released details of the COVID-19 Shire Recovery Plan.

MEDIA RELEASE: Honouring the ANZAC Spirit in 2020
Posted 14 April 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Honouring the ANZAC Spirit in 2020

The community is being encouraged to honour fallen and past servicemen and women this ANZAC Day despite the cancellation of traditional services.

DFES release COVID-19 Government Support Document
Posted 14 April 2020 DFES release COVID-19 Government Support Document

Support for individuals, small business and not for profits

Businesses encouraged to register interest in Bunbury Outer Ring Road -
Posted 06 April 2020 Businesses encouraged to register interest in Bunbury Outer Ring Road - SWDC

Local businesses are encouraged to register their interest in being part of the biggest transport infrastructure project ever planned for the South West.

UPDATE: Restricted Burning Period
Posted 01 April 2020 UPDATE: Restricted Burning Period

LIBRARY NEWS: Read, play and learn together online!
Posted 01 April 2020 LIBRARY NEWS: Read, play and learn together online!

Better Beginnings and the State Library of Western Australia provide access to a number of great online resources for kids. These are free with your local WA public library card or State Library card!

NOTICE: Closure of Donnybrook and Balingup Transit Park
Posted 31 March 2020 NOTICE: Closure of Donnybrook and Balingup Transit Park

NOTICE: Parks Closures
Posted 30 March 2020 NOTICE: Parks Closures

Public playgrounds, outside gyms and skate parks to close

MESSAGE FROM DONNYBROOK POST OFFICE
Posted 30 March 2020 MESSAGE FROM DONNYBROOK POST OFFICE

An update on behalf of the Donnybrook Post Office

NOTICE: Face to face customer service
Posted 25 March 2020 NOTICE: Face to face customer service

Customer Service will be closed for face to face enquiries but still available via phone and email.

NOTICE: Closure of Playgrounds
Posted 25 March 2020 NOTICE: Closure of Playgrounds

A number of playgrounds, toilet blocks, drinking fountains and BBQs will be closed until further notice.

NOTICE: Closure of Library Services
Posted 23 March 2020 NOTICE: Closure of Library Services

Effective immediately and until further notice, the Donnybrook and Balingup Community Libraries are closed along with the Homebound service.

NOTICE: Donnybrook Recreation Centre Closure
Posted 23 March 2020 NOTICE: Donnybrook Recreation Centre Closure

The Donnybrook Recreation Centre will close at 12pm, Monday 23 March, until further notice.

BUSH FIRE SERVICE
Posted 20 March 2020 BUSH FIRE SERVICE "RESPONSE ONLY" UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Brigades will still continue to respond to all ‘000’ calls as normal, but have been asked to refrain from holding meetings or conducting training.

MEDIA RELEASE: Shire prioritizes health and safety of staff and residents
Posted 18 March 2020 MEDIA RELEASE: Shire prioritizes health and safety of staff and residents

Shire President Brian Piesse has urged residents to follow guidelines placed by the Federal Health Department and to prioritise their health and safety as the Shire continues to deal with the issues faced by COVID-19.

NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
Posted 18 March 2020 NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup advises that a Special Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday 18 March 2020 commencing at 4.30pm

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