Welcome to the Shire of Lake Grace


Lake Grace Shire is situated in the South-East of Western Australia and is one of the largest agricultural Shires in the State. It incorporates the communities of Lake Grace, Newdegate, Lake King, Varley and part of Pingaring, and has 1,361 people inhabiting its 11,890 km2.



With beautiful landscapes, great produce and welcoming communities, the Shire of Lake Grace is a must to visit.

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Recreation & Halls

The Shire has a range of facilities available to hire for meetings, functions and events.

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Ranger Services

A range of Information on responsible dog and cat ownership and registration information

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See the range of forms that can now be downloaded or completed online.

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Annual Reports & Budgets, Agendas, Minutes....and more. Our publications can now be viewed online.

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Community News

Our Community News provides the latest Shire information, stories and notices. View the latest edition here.

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Latest News

Urgent Media Release - Seal Works

10/03/2017 5:01pm

As part of the approved work program, the Shire will be progressing sealing works over the coming weeks.


Holt Rock South Road is programmed for today (Friday) 10 March 2017, with reseals commencing in the following towns:

  • Varley starting on Saturday 11 March 2017;

  • Lake King starting on Sunday 12 March 2017;

  • Newdegate starting on Monday 13 March 2017; and,

  • Lake Grace starting on Monday 20 March 2017,

however, this is subject to weather conditions.


For further information please click here.


Media Release - Mosquito-borne Disease Risk Increase across WA

10/03/2017 4:48pm

There has been increased publicity recently in regard to mosquito-borne diseases due to flooding throughout Western Australia.

People living or travelling throughout Western Australia do not need to change their travel plans, but should take extra precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes


Poster 2017 children kicking ball

Neighbour Day

09/03/2017 2:59pm

Neighbour Day - Sunday 26 March 2017.

Everyone is invited to Newdegate to share a sausage sizzle lunch and get to know all the neighbours in our towns.  Come along and join in the activities.


Media Release - Vehicle Concession Cut Campaign

09/03/2017 11:09am

Vehicle Concession Campaign

The State Government’s decision to cut vehicle licence concessions for Local Governments will cost the sector up to an additional $10 million per annum. These cuts will affect all WA Local Governments, not just on their vehicle registrations each year but also on State stamp duty charges as vehicles are replaced over time.

Please see link below to the Campaign Commercial


Refer to link below for the WALGA Campaign Page





08/03/2017 5:19pm


Blazeaid in Lake King March 2017

For further information please click here.

To check out the Blazeaid website click here www.blazeaid.com.au

Annual Meeting of Electors

08/03/2017 3:36pm

The Annual Meeting of Electors of the Shire of Lake Grace will be held on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at 7.00 pm in Council Chambers, 1 Bishop Street, Lake Grace.

Notice of Meeting

Shire of Lake Grace Annual Report


Media Release - Materials Needed for Road Repair

03/03/2017 4:12pm

The shire is currently seeking information on locations and availability of road building materials throughout our locality.

The Shire will require the following materials:


Media Release - Land Holders Affected by Storm Damage

03/03/2017 4:11pm

Local land owners recently affected by erosion or storm damage to fencing may be applicable for funding relief.


Media Release - Shire of Lake Grace Road Network

03/03/2017 4:09pm

Shire of Lake Grace has now completed the initial inspection of our road network.  Users of our roads are asked to exercise caution on our road network as debris and water are still laying on many roads, and some useable roads have been subject to wash out on shoulders.  Areas to the South of Newdegate are still subject to rising water. 

Roads Currently Closed:


Mosquito Fogging

24/02/2017 10:51am

Mosquito Fogging 24 Feb

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Strategic Community Plan Review

15/02/2017 10:07am

The Shire of Lake Grace is currently undertaking a review of its Strategic Community Plan 2013-2023.

The Strategic Community Plan provides a long term (10+ years) plan for the Shire, expressing the vision, aspirations and priorities of the community and is the Shire’s principal strategy document, influencing all other planning and decision making at the Shire. As an essential part of this review, we are seeking to maximise community input and invite members of the community to participate.


Preparing for a power outage during bushfires

21/12/2016 9:42am

To help prepare your organisation and local residents for a power outage during bushfire season Western Power have developed a brochure and short checklist.


2017 Council Meeting Dates

24/11/2016 11:48am

The 2017 Ordinary Council Meetings dates are now available.