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.
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The Shire of Lake Grace is currently seeking a customer focused, well organised and hard working Library Officer to join the Lake King Library to provide relief cover, on a casual basis.
Due to an active fire in the region the following road closure is now in place:
Carstairs Road through to the Mulcahy Road intersection is – CLOSED TO ALL VEHICLES
The status of the road closure will be reviewed as required and updates will be provided as and when they become available.
We advise all motorists to avoid the area and source alternative routes.
We also have Shire staff and machinery attending to this fire.
We thank you for your patience.
The Shire of Lake Grace is seeking an experienced, efficient and hardworking Development Services Administration Officer to join our Development Services Department on a full time basis.
The Shire of Lake Grace is currently seeking an experienced, self motivated and efficient Executive Assistant to join our Executive Services Team on a full time basis.
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Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of Electors of the Shire of Lake Grace is to be held on:
Wednesday 5 February 2020 at 7.30pm
at Varley Sports Pavilion, Varley WA.
Please be advised that the Annual Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2019 is now available.
Click here for the latest update on the Lake Hope Bush Fire as of 2.00pm on 19 December 2019
The latest updated Strategic Community Water Supplies Maps provided by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) are now available for the Shire of Lake Grace and Kulin.
Download your copy here.
If you plan to stay and defend your home, you must have an independent water supply and pumping capability. Scheme water may not be available due to damaged infrastructure and cuts to electricity. Experience shows that when there is an extreme demand water supply and pressure are at risk.
In accordance with section 5.25(g) of the Local Government Act 1995, residents of the Shire of Lake Grace are advised of the following Council Meeting Arrangements for 2020.
Livestock farmers are encouraged to complete a short survey about your livestock water supplies ASAP. This will help the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) to manage emergency livestock water and community water supplies during the dry summer/autumn season. The survey will remain open over the summer period, however DWER are keen to hear from as many farmers as soon as possible.
To complete the survey, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Stock_Water_Dry_Season_Survey.
Alternatively, a hard copy can be picked up at either the Shire Office, or from the Lake Grace and Newdegate CRC offices. A downloadable PDF version can be accessed here
If you would like more information, please contact DWER, Rural Planning on 08 9841 0100 or email: email@example.com
As of 1 November 2019 the Shire of Lake Grace entered its Prohibited Burning Period which will be in effect until 31 January 2020.
Please note that firebreaks must also be maintained from 1 November 2019 until 30 April 2020.
For more information please refer to the Shire’s Fire Management Notice 2019-20, link below.
The Country Women's Association of WA Drought Relief Program has over $450,000 in funding to assist drought-affected farmers with household expenses and maintenance a basic standard of living.
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:
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.
19 September - 31 October
1 November - 31 January
1 February - 30 April
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|