Welcome to the Shire of Lake Grace

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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

Job Opportunity - Final Trim Grader Operator

19/08/2019 9:14am

The Shire of Lake Grace is seeking an experienced and reliable Final Trim Grader Operator to join our Infrastructure Team. 


Energy Efficient Communities Program - Grant Funding Applications

16/08/2019 3:14pm

The Energy Efficient Communities Program will deliver $50 million of grants to assist business and community organisations to improve energy efficiency practices and technologies and better manage energy consumption to reduce their power bills. 

Funding will support activities to help community organisations to save energy through:

  • equipment upgrades that reduce energy consumption, including energy generation and storage projects
  • completion of energy systems assessments to investigate energy saving opportunities 

Grant applications to fund energy generation and storage projects for eligible community organisations will open in October 2019.

Grant applications for other equipment upgrades and energy audits will open by early 2020. 

For more information and to find out if your community organisation is eligible, please visit:


2019 Local Government Elections - Close of Enrolments

09/08/2019 8:28am

You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government elections on 19 October 2019, if you live or are an owner or occupier of rateable property in the Shire of Lake Grace. 

ROLL CLOSE: 5.00pm on Friday 30 August 2019 


Road Safety Council Community Forum - Narrogin

07/08/2019 2:56pm

The Road Safety Council is currently seeking community views on road safety, to help inform a new strategy for the State Government to consider. The Council is engaging with the community and stakeholders across WA to ensure the new strategy is based on improvements that are supported by the WA community. 

The Road Safety Council is consulting with community in facilitated forums across WA to share information and to understand what you would support in the State's next road safety strategy. 

A Community Forum will be held in Narrogin at the Narrogin Regional Leisure Centre


SAVE THE DATE - Erth's Dinosaur Zoo - Friday 30 August 2019

10/07/2019 4:28pm

On Friday 30 August 2019, Show’s on the Go Production of ‘erth’s Dinosaur Zoo’ will be held at the Lake Grace Shire Hall at 12.30pm.

This widely acclaimed show allows spectators to get up close and personal with an amazing array of creatures from bygone eras, connecting young audiences to the real science of palaeontology.

This is a fun, educational and unique performance that will delight all audiences from ages 5 years and up.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling:

Shire of Lake Grace on: 9890 2500 or the Lake Grace Post Office on: 9865 1047.


Newdegate Tip Now Operating at Usual Hours

10/07/2019 3:23pm

Newdegate Tip is now back to its original opening hours of:

  • Wednesdays: 9.00am until 1.00pm
  • Saturdays:     9.00am until 1.00pm 

Thank you to the Newdegate community for your patience and cooperation, whilst the tip operated at reduced hours. 

Fox Baiting Project

02/07/2019 9:13am

Calling for Rural Property Owners / Managers / Lessees in any one of these 12 Shires in the Upper Great Southern who may be interested in Fox Baiting (including existing RCP 1080 bait permit holders):

Kent, Lake Grace, Jerramungup, Gnowangerup, Plantagenet, Cranbrook, Broomehill-Tambellup, Katanning, Dumbleyung, Wagin, Woodanilling and Kojonup


Appointed Officer for the 2019/20 Bush Fire Season

27/06/2019 9:49am

It is notified that as per s38(2A) of the Bushfires Act 1954, Mr Mike Barnes (Community Emergency Services Manager) is appointed for the Shire of Lake Grace for the 2019/20 Bush Fire Season 



10/05/2019 12:38pm

An important message for the farmers of Lake Grace from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation, regarding Water Deficiency Declaration. 


Shire of Lake Grace 2017/2018 Annual Report is Now Available.

03/04/2019 4:31pm

The Shire of Lake Grace 2017/2018 Annual Report is now available to review. 

Hard copies are available from the Shire office. 


New Start Time for Ordinary Council Meetings - Effective 17 April 2019

26/03/2019 11:32am

All Ordinary Meetings of Council shall commence at 1.30 pm effective from Wednesday 17 April 2019.