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.

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Tourism

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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Forms

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

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Publications

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

CWA Drought Appeal Funds for WA Farmers

18/10/2019 2:59pm

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. 

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Job Opportunity - Waste Site Attendant - Newdegate

14/10/2019 9:04am

The Shire of Lake Grace has an excellent opportunity for a motivated self-starter in the role of Casual Waste Site Attendant for our Newdegate site. 

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Dry Season Survey for Livestock Water Supply

10/10/2019 2:00pm

In preparation for this year’s dry season, livestock farmers are encouraged to complete a short survey about your livestock water supplies by 31 October 2019. This will help the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) to manage emergency livestock water and community water supplies for the coming summer and autumn.

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Australia Day Citizen Awards NOMINATIONS OPEN

10/10/2019 12:49pm

The Shire of Lake Grace is seeking nominations for community members who have stepped up and performed admirably within our Shire. There are four award categories that you may nominate a community member or group/event within. 

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PUBLIC NOTICE - Nominations for Committees of Council Community Representatives

04/10/2019 9:04am

The Shire of Lake Grace is seeking nominations for Community Representatives for the below listed Committees of Council, in accordance with the Local Government Act 1995

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Job Opportunity - Building Maintenance Officer

04/10/2019 8:18am

The Shire of Lake Grace is seeking an experienced, organised and proactive Building Maintenance Officer to join our Infrastructure Services Team on a full time basis. 

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Seniors Day Trip to Kodja Place

02/10/2019 11:14am

Departing the Lake Village Hall at 8am Wednesday 13 November 2019 

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2019 Local Government Ordinary Postal Election - Election Notice

20/09/2019 1:39pm

The Shire of Lake Grace is holding an election by postal vote on Saturday 19 October 2019. 

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Citizen of the Year Nominations 2020

17/09/2019 11:13am

Do you know someone who makes your community a better place?

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.

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'Containers for Change' - Refund Point Operators Wanted

13/09/2019 10:29am

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. 

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Shire of Lake Grace Annual Budget 2019/2020 is Now Available

06/09/2019 4:18pm

The Shire of Lake Grace Annual Budget 2019/2020 is now available for review. 

Hard copies are available for review at the Shire office. 

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The 2019/20 Budget Payment

02/09/2019 12:03pm

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.

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Changes to Your Rates

27/08/2019 1:51pm

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.

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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:

https://www.energy.gov.au/sites/default/files/enr085b.0619_eec_community_v1.pdf 

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

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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 

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR FARMERS FROM THE DEPT OF WATER AND ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS

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. 

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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. 

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