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SJ celebrates with the community to thank our Volunteers
Posted 21 May 2024 SJ celebrates with the community to thank our Volunteers

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale is excited to announce a series of events celebrating Volunteer Week from 20 – 26 May. This week-long celebration highlights the invaluable contributions of volunteers and encourages residents to join the volunteer community that plays a pivotal role in shaping our Shire.

Serpentine Jarrahdale – the premier choice for living in Perth
Posted 20 May 2024 Serpentine Jarrahdale – the premier choice for living in Perth

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale emerges as the quintessential destination for young families and first-time homebuyers, boasting remarkable growth and resilience in the face of evolving societal landscapes.

Bushfire Mitigation works are underway
Posted 14 May 2024 Bushfire Mitigation works are underway

Our volunteer bush fire brigades are keeping us safe on the fire front, while work in bush fire mitigation aims to protect the environment and reduce fire threats.

Restricted Burning Period to come into effect Monday, 13 May
Posted 10 May 2024 Restricted Burning Period to come into effect Monday, 13 May

The Restricted Burning Period will come into effect across the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale on Monday, 13 May 2024.

Shire to name award in honour of local legend
Posted 09 May 2024 Shire to name award in honour of local legend

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale’s inaugural SJ Remembers Community History Awards will pay tribute to beloved local legend Jan Skillington.

Graffiti? Who are you going to call?
Posted 07 May 2024 Graffiti? Who are you going to call?

A new campaign will encourage SJ Shire residents and ratepayers to help put an end to graffiti, and report it on the spot.

Trial to open Q&A sessions to public
Posted 06 May 2024 Trial to open Q&A sessions to public

Council will trial opening Question & Answer sessions to the public over the next three months.

Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale initiates collaboration with local schools
Posted 24 April 2024 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale initiates collaboration with local schools to empower youth

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale convened its inaugural School Principals Forum from primary and high schools this week, paving a pathway of collaboration, community engagement and youth empowerment.

Update: Prohibited Burning Period extended to 12 May
Posted 24 April 2024 Update: Prohibited Burning Period extended to 12 May

The Prohibited Burning Period for the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale has been extended and will now end on Sunday, 12 May.

Not horsing around: Equine road safety on the agenda in SJ
Posted 22 April 2024 Not horsing around: Equine road safety on the agenda in SJ

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale will once again shine the light on road safety in busy horse-riding areas with the return of a popular campaign to educate local motorists.

Roundabout upgrades to increase safety on Soldiers Road
Posted 18 April 2024 Roundabout upgrades to increase safety on Soldiers Road

The next stage of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale’s Hypergrowth Roads Program is set to kick off soon.

Shire Launches Inaugural SJ Remembers Community History Awards
Posted 16 April 2024 Shire Launches Inaugural SJ Remembers Community History Awards

We are celebrating the rich history and heritage that defines our community.

Youth Week in SJ: Shining the light on our young people
Posted 09 April 2024 Youth Week in SJ: Shining the light on our young people

Empowering young people will be in focus as the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale celebrates Youth Week with a jam-packed schedule of events and programs kicking off Thursday, 4 April 2024. Headlined by a hotly anticipated Youth Fest, the week will also include workshops from the popular Skill-Up Program as well as gaming and basketball competitions.

Green Waste Collections kick off next Week
Posted 05 April 2024 Green Waste Collections kick off next Week

The Shire's Council has given the green light to green waste verge collections while the Waste Transfer Station remains closed.

Mundijong to host SJ Anzac Day commemorations
Posted 05 April 2024 Mundijong to host SJ Anzac Day commemorations

Join us as we pay our respects to those who have served our country at the Mundijong War Memorial this Anzac Day.

Easter Closure Dates
Posted 25 March 2024 Easter Closure Dates

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Administration Centre and other Shire facilities will be closed during the Easter holiday break.

Family Fun Day 2024
Posted 21 March 2024 Family Fun Day 2024

Get ready for a day of laughter and fun as the SJ Family Fun Day heads to Byford Library on Wednesday, 10 April.

Green Waste Collection Dates announced for April
Posted 20 March 2024 Green Waste Collection Dates announced for April

The Shire's Council has given the green light to green waste verge collections while the Waste Transfer Station remains closed.

SJ Green Spaces - Join the Community Conversation!
Posted 11 March 2024 SJ Green Spaces - Join the Community Conversation!

The Shire is asking for your opinions on its green spaces - that's local neighbourhood parks, playground areas, dog parks, verges, bridle paths, bushland and everything in between! Fill out the survey today!

Join the Council Plan 2023-2033 Launch Event THIS Saturday
Posted 11 March 2024 Join the Council Plan 2023-2033 Launch Event THIS Saturday

After months of community engagement during 2023 and Council endorsement in December, the Shire is excited to launch its 10-year Council Plan to the community next month.

Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale recognised once again as Gold Waterwise
Posted 11 March 2024 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale recognised once again as Gold Waterwise Council

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale has regained is status as a Waterwise Council, recognising its commitment to adopting sustainable water management practices.

Harmony Night Festival to celebrate culture in SJ
Posted 05 March 2024 Harmony Night Festival to celebrate culture in SJ

Enjoy delicious delicacies from all over the globe and cultural dance performances at our Harmony Night Fesitval.

Contact Centre Launch
Posted 01 March 2024 Contact Centre Launch

Improving customer service is a priority for us at the Shire. Next Tuesday 5th March we’ll be launching the Shire’s Customer Contact Centre – a new cloud based system designed to improve the customer journey experience.

Project Update: Oakford Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Station
Posted 01 March 2024 Project Update: Oakford Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Station

Progress has continued at the site of the future Oakford Volunteer Bushfire Brigade Station, with several important markers reached over recent weeks.

Project Update: Keirnan Park Recreation and Sporting Precinct
Posted 01 March 2024 Project Update: Keirnan Park Recreation and Sporting Precinct

Development of the Keirnan Park Recreation and Sporting Precinct has taken a step forward.

Exciting projects on the horizon for our community in 2024
Posted 21 February 2024 Exciting projects on the horizon for our community in 2024

It was a big year in 2023 and we’ve got even more great projects and initiatives in store for our community throughout 2024.

Waste Services Update 
Posted 16 February 2024 Waste Services Update 

We’re working to implement our new green waste and pre-booked bulk waste collection services.

Byford Skate Park – Stage 2: Progress Update
Posted 15 February 2024 Byford Skate Park – Stage 2: Progress Update

Check out the latest update on the Byford Skate Park - Stage 2 upgrades.

Shire and DDRA team up to enhance community spaces
Posted 12 February 2024 Shire and DDRA team up to enhance community spaces

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and the Darling Downs Residents Association (DDRA) have teamed up to upgrade a series of community spaces across the Shire’s northern suburbs.

Heatwave warning in place across Serpentine Jarrahdale
Posted 08 February 2024 Heatwave warning in place across Serpentine Jarrahdale

The Bureau of Meteorology has declared a severe heatwave warning for Serpentine Jarrahdale.

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