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Residents encouraged to have their say on phone and internet issues
Posted 04 June 2020 Residents encouraged to have their say on phone and internet issues

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale is seeking feedback from residents about issues they are experiencing with their phone and internet connection and coverage.

Council Policy – Permissible Verge Treatments – Rural
Posted 28 May 2020 Council Policy – Permissible Verge Treatments – Rural

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale draft Council Policy – Permissible Verge Treatments – Rural is now open for public comment.

Roving musician entertains Shire’s older residents
Posted 20 May 2020 Roving musician entertains Shire’s older residents

Residents at Serpentine Over 45 Lifestyle Village and Baptistcare Graceford were treated to live entertainment in the comfort of their own homes when musician Nikki Dagostino performed her roving solo-piano accordion act “Little Miss Squeezebox”.

Shire celebrates community spirit for National Volunteer Week
Posted 18 May 2020 Shire celebrates community spirit for National Volunteer Week

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale is recognising the contribution of local community groups for their efforts in response to COVID-19 as part of National Volunteer Week celebrations.

Development application for proposed factory expansion
Posted 18 May 2020 Development application for proposed factory expansion

A Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP) application has been received by the Shire for a factory expansion in Cardup.

Prescribed Burning at Webb Reserve
Posted 12 May 2020 Prescribed Burning at Webb Reserve

Prescribed burning will be carried out at Webb Reserve in Mardella from Tuesday 12 May to Friday 15 May.

Changes to Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations
Posted 11 May 2020 Changes to Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 during COVID-19

The State Government have made amendments to the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015 which provide the Minister for Planning with authority to temporarily override requirements and conditions set out in a local planning scheme, and existing conditions in planning approvals.

Road widening works on Cardup Siding Road
Posted 04 May 2020 Road widening works on Cardup Siding Road

Road Widening Works on Cardup Siding Road, between Macleod Close and Culham Vista.

Road widening works on Wright Road
Posted 04 May 2020 Road widening works on Wright Road

Road Widening Works on Wright Road, between Randell Road and Summerfield Road.

Commemorate Anzac Day at home
Posted 24 April 2020 Commemorate Anzac Day at home

While we are unable to come together for our normal Anzac Day service, there are still a number of ways you can pay your respects.

April Ordinary Council Meeting adjourned
Posted 20 April 2020 April Ordinary Council Meeting adjourned

In accordance 15.9 of the Shire’s Standing Orders Local Law, the Shire President adjourned tonight’s April Ordinary Council Meeting at 8.17pm because of technical issues experienced during the meeting.

Colourful design brightens Abernethy Road bus stop
Posted 16 April 2020 Colourful design brightens Abernethy Road bus stop

Western Australian artist Sioux Tempestt has had her colourful design installed on a new bus shelter on Abernethy Road, Byford last month.

Prohibited Burning Period Extended for a Further 14 Days
Posted 09 April 2020 Prohibited Burning Period Extended for a Further 14 Days

The prohibited burning period had been extended until 11.59pm on Tuesday, 28 April 2020.

0% rate increase endorsed for preparation of 2020/21 Shire Budget
Posted 06 April 2020 0% rate increase endorsed for preparation of 2020/21 Shire Budget

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Council has approved its 2020/21 Budget be developed with a 0% rate increase following a Special Council Meeting tonight.

COVID-19 and Council Meetings
Posted 03 April 2020 COVID-19 and Council Meetings

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in changes to the way Council Meetings can be conducted.

Prohibited Burning Period Extended
Posted 24 March 2020 Prohibited Burning Period Extended

The prohibited burning period has been extended until 11.59pm, Tuesday 14 April 2020.

Road widening works on Hopkinson Road
Posted 20 March 2020 Road widening works on Hopkinson Road

Road widening works on Hopkinson Road between Gloaming Way, Darling Downs and Abernethy Road, Oakford.

Baptistcare aging in place hub planned for Byford
Posted 18 March 2020 Baptistcare aging in place hub planned for Byford

Shire welcomes Baptistcare’s commitment to provide state-of-the-art aged care and independent living facilities in Byford.

Road Rehabilitation Works on Park Road, between John Crescent and Helen
Posted 17 March 2020 Road Rehabilitation Works on Park Road, between John Crescent and Helen Crescent

As part of its budgeted road construction works program, the Shire has appointed a construction contractor, BOS Civil Pty Ltd, to undertake road rehabilitation works on Park Road, between John Crescent and Helen Crescent.

Community update: Shire’s response to COVID-19
Posted 16 March 2020 Community update: Shire’s response to COVID-19

Shire President Cr Michelle Rich outlines the Shire's response to COVID-19.

Tonkin Highway extension - community update
Posted 12 March 2020 Tonkin Highway extension - community update

This week Main Roads has written to property owners about the Tonkin Highway extension from Thomas Road to South Western Highway, as well as the future freight rail realignment study.

Hopkinson Road widening
Posted 10 March 2020 Hopkinson Road widening

At its February meeting, the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Council approved the upgrade of a 2.7km section of Hopkinson Road between Gloaming Way and Abernethy Road.

Local Structure Plan in Byford for inspection
Posted 06 March 2020 Local Structure Plan in Byford for inspection

Have your say on a Structure Plan for the corner of Briggs and Larsen Road.

Shire launches one-stop online resource for local equine community
Posted 28 February 2020 Shire launches one-stop online resource for local equine community

A one-stop online resource has been developed to assist the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale’s local equine community gain further knowledge and information in respect to the keeping of horses.

Shire recognised as 2020 Gold Waterwise Council
Posted 26 February 2020 Shire recognised as 2020 Gold Waterwise Council

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale has been recognised as a 2020 Gold Waterwise Council for its commitment to water conservation and supporting water wise communities.

Road Widening Works on Kingsbury Drive, starting from Jarrahdale Road.
Posted 17 February 2020 Road Widening Works on Kingsbury Drive, starting from Jarrahdale Road.

As part of its budgeted road construction works program, the Shire has appointed a construction contractor, RCA Civil Group, to undertake road widening works on Kingsbury Drive, for approximately 1.5 kilometres starting from Jarrahdale Road.

Shire hosts Singapore Civil Defence Force officers
Posted 14 February 2020 Shire hosts Singapore Civil Defence Force officers

The Shire was pleased to host two officers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force on Thursday, 13 February, who are on a two-week exchange program with the Department of Fire and Emergency Service (DFES) to observe emergency management arrangements in WA.

Bush fire mitigation works made possible by State Government grant
Posted 12 February 2020 Bush fire mitigation works made possible by State Government grant

Fire mitigation works to improve the Shire’s preparedness for bush fires will be carried out after the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Council awarded three tenders at a Special Council Meeting last week.

Young people to paint mural in commemoration of local youth
Posted 29 January 2020 Young people to paint mural in commemoration of local youth

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale is calling on young people to help design and paint a mural at Byford Skate Park on February 8 as part of the Ride4Ash Urban Art Project.

Shire welcomes 110 new citizens as part of Australia Day celebrations
Posted 26 January 2020 Shire welcomes 110 new citizens as part of Australia Day celebrations

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale was proud to welcome 110 new Australian citizens at its biggest citizenship ceremony of the year as part of its Australia Day celebrations today.

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