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.Read More
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Every community has local heroes. The Community Citizen of the Year awards is your opportunity to acknowledge those making an outstanding contribution to your local community.
The Shire of Lake Grace is seeking expressions of interest from local community members who are proactive, committed to their community and have a strong interest in aquatics, to undertake pool management qualifications and training, as funded by the Shire of Lake Grace.
Please be aware that Department of Transport Licencing Services will be unavailable between the hours of
1.00pm and 2.00pm on
Wednesday 18 September 2019.
If you require Licencing Services during this time, please contact the Department of Transport directly on 13 11 56 or visit the Department of Transport website at:www.transport.wa.gov.au
We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause and thank you for your patience.
WA's Container Deposit Scheme 'Containers for Change' launches on 2 June 2020. Lake Grace has been identified as a location for a Flexible Refund Point.
Anyone can become a Refund Point Operator for our location, including local businesses or community groups.
The Shire of Lake Grace is seeking a hard working and proactive Waste Site Attendant to fulfil a casual position in Newdegate.
The Shire of Lake Grace Annual Budget 2019/2020 is now available for review.
Hard copies are available for review at the Shire office.
The Council of the Shire of Lake Grace resolved on 20 February 2019 to adopt Animals, Environment and Nuisance Amendment Local Law 2019.
The Shire of Lake Grace is currently seeking a personable, self motivated and proactive Customer Service officer to join our Corporate Services Team on a full time basis.
The Shire of Lake Grace is seeking an experienced, self motivated and efficient Infrastructure Administration Officer to join our Infrastructure Services Team on a full time basis.
The 2019/20 Budget provides for the on-going maintenance of our public buildings and facilities, parks and recreation facilities and our extensive road network. With Marketforce having been engaged to work with the community to rebrand the Shire.
With the adoption of the 2019/20 budget the Shire of Lake Grace is changing the way rates are levied in the district to improve fairness, equitability and efficiency.
The Shire of Lake Grace has received an application to use and/or develop land for the following purpose and public comments are invited.
An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday 19 October 2019 in the Shire of Lake Grace to fill the following vacancies:
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:
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:
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
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
An important message for the farmers of Lake Grace from the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation, regarding Water Deficiency Declaration.
The Shire of Lake Grace 2017/2018 Annual Report is now available to review.
Hard copies are available from the Shire office.
All Ordinary Meetings of Council shall commence at 1.30 pm effective from Wednesday 17 April 2019.
Please refer to the Shire of Lake Grace Harvest Ban Number 9487 7191 for up to date Harvesting & Vehicle Movement Bans, or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your mobile number if you would like to be placed on the SMS notification list for Harvesting & Vehicle Movement Bans.
|Burn Status||Date Period|
|Restricted Burning||19 September to 17 October (Permit Required)|
|Prohibited Burning||18 October to 31 January|
|Restricted Burning||1 February to 30 April (Permit Required)|
For all communities waste is collected every Monday.
Recycling collection is fortnightly and alternates between Newdegate & Lake Grace. Click here to view the recycling collection dates.
Please note: There is no recycling collection service for Lake King & Varley.
Monday & Wednesday 9am - 2pm
Saturday & Sunday 9am - 4pm
|Newdegate||Wednesday & Saturday 9am - 1pm|
|Lake King & Varley||Open every day|