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Nominate Now - Australia Day Awards 2020 - Open
Posted October 9, 2019 Nominate Now - Australia Day Awards 2020 - Open

Categories - Citizen of the Year, Young Achiever of the Year & Community Group of the Year Nominations close 4.00pm on 15 November 2019

Extraordinary Election
Posted October 2, 2019 Extraordinary Election

A local government extraordinary election will be held on Saturday 30 November 2019 to fill one vacancy within the Shire of Chapman Valley. Nominations open on Thursday 17 October and Close and Thursday 24 October at 4.00pm.

Proposed (Second-Hand) Ancillary Dwelling – 166 (Lot 191) Wittenoom Circle, White Peak
Posted September 17, 2019 Proposed (Second-Hand) Ancillary Dwelling – 166 (Lot 191) Wittenoom Circle, White Peak

The Shire of Chapman Valley is in receipt of an application proposing to site a 40m² second-hand transportable building upon 166 (Lot 191) Wittenoom Circle, and construct a 24m² enclosed extension to the building on-site and a 36m² deck area, to serve as an ancillary dwelling (‘granny flat’).

Mural Unveiling - CV Museum
Posted September 4, 2019 Mural Unveiling - CV Museum

Congratulations to Jane Barndon & Cam Fitzgerald who created a fantastic shearing mural for the CV Museum with the assistance of a grant from Bendigo Bank. The mural was unveiled this morning at a morning tea. If you are heading to the Chapman Valley Show on Saturday be sure to call in to the Museum it is well worth a visit.

Citizenship Ceremony
Posted August 28, 2019 Citizenship Ceremony

Congratulations to Jean Canaveera who celebrated his Citizenship with his wife at a ceremony held on 27 August at the Council Chambers.

Freeman Award - Mr John Collingwood
Posted July 16, 2019 Freeman Award - Mr John Collingwood

Congratulations to John Collingwood who became the latest Freeman of the Shire at an event held at Nukara on Saturday night.

Drone (remotely piloted aircraft) inspection trial
Posted July 9, 2019 Drone (remotely piloted aircraft) inspection trial

Western Power is trialling a new way of inspecting their network using Remotely Piloted Aircraft – commonly known as drones - to more quickly locate faults and reduce the duration of outages

St John Ambulance Sub Centre - Volunteers Needed
Posted June 27, 2019 St John Ambulance Sub Centre - Volunteers Needed

The Chapman Valley Ambulance Sub Centre is currently on the look out for volunteers.

Chapman Valley Primary School Playgroup
Posted June 24, 2019 Chapman Valley Primary School Playgroup

Come along and join in every Wednesday during school term

Citizenship Ceremony
Posted May 23, 2019 Citizenship Ceremony

Congratulations to Marinella and Sophie Canaveera who today became Australian Citizens at a ceremony held in Council Chambers.

Freeman Award - Mr Peter Batten
Posted March 26, 2019 Freeman Award - Mr Peter Batten

Congratulations to Peter Batten who was bestowed the title of Honorary Freeman of the Shire at a function held in his honour.

2019 Western Australian Heritage Awards
Posted February 28, 2019 2019 Western Australian Heritage Awards

Congratulations to the Chapman Valley Historical Society on their commendation as a finalist in the 2019 WA Heritage Awards in the category ‘Contribution by a Community-based Organisation’.

#YourEverydayWA
Posted January 16, 2019 #YourEverydayWA

Check out the link below and see why Cr Anthony Farrell enjoys being on Council

Highspeed Fixed Wireless Internet Service
Posted October 2, 2018 Highspeed Fixed Wireless Internet Service

The Shire has been successful in its attempts over the past two (or more) years to establish a highspeed fixed wireless internet service to our district. The Premier recently announced Logic IT as the successful business to establish the highspeed fixed wireless internet service across the Shire’s of Chapman Valley and Northampton. If you are interested in finding out more you are encouraged to contact Logic IT direct.

Dongara to Northampton Corridor Alignment Selection Study
Posted June 15, 2018 Dongara to Northampton Corridor Alignment Selection Study

Main Roads WA and the Mid West Development Commission have been undertaking a study that is considering a realignment of the North West Coastal Highway to enable triple road-trains to travel south from their current termination point at Carnarvon to continue through to north of Perth. This will require several realignments to bypass Northampton, Geraldton and Dongara and the study is tasked with identifying the final corridor.

Maslen / McDonald Award
Posted September 13, 2017 Maslen / McDonald Award

Earl O’Donnell was awarded the Maslen/McDonald Award by the DFES Midwest District Operations Advisory Committee.

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