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Australia Post Price Changes
Posted 28 November 2019 Australia Post Price Changes

Nabawa Postal Agency wishes to advise the wider Chapman Valley Community as of the 2nd of January 2020, there will be an increase to Australia Posts domestic letter prices. This includes the basic postage rate from $1.00 to $1.10 & business mail services.

Administration Office Close Down
Posted 26 November 2019 Administration Office Close Down

Please be advised the Shire administration office will be closed for business from 4.00pm Tuesday 24th December 2019 reopening 8.30am Monday 6th January 2020. Australia Post mail collection will not be available during this close down period. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have any urgent queries during this time, the Shire of Chapman Valley’s Manager of Works & Services, Mr Esky Kelly (0429 109 816) will be contactable during this closure. Maurice Battilana CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Amendment to Council Meeting Date - December 2019
Posted 21 November 2019 Amendment to Council Meeting Date - December 2019

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Local Government (Administration) Regulations of the Local Government Act 1996, s5.25(g) the Shire of Chapman Valley’s December 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday 18 December 2019 commencing at 9.00am in the Council Chambers, 3270 Chapman Valley Road, Nabawa.

Changes to Rubbish Collection Services Christmas/New Year
Posted 19 November 2019 Changes to Rubbish Collection Services Christmas/New Year

Please be aware of rubbish collection during the Christmas / New Year period.

Future Drought Fund Consultation
Posted 12 November 2019 Future Drought Fund Consultation

The Federal Government are seeking public feedback on the draft ‘Future Drought Fund’  plan. Key stakeholders are invited to view the plan in full & take part in an online survey at https://haveyoursay.agriculture.gov.au/future-drought-fund Feedback by 13 December 2019

Results of Election for President & Deputy President
Posted 30 October 2019 Results of Election for President & Deputy President

2020-21 Regional Events Scheme - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Posted 30 October 2019 2020-21 Regional Events Scheme - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

For more information, including the guidelines and application documents, visit www.tourism.wa.gov.au/res. • Please forward this email onto any appropriate contacts. • Please contact regionalevents@westernaustralia.com if you have any queries.

Mural Unveiling - CV Museum
Posted 04 September 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 28 August 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 16 July 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 09 July 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 27 June 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 24 June 2019 Chapman Valley Primary School Playgroup

Come along and join in every Wednesday during school term

Citizenship Ceremony
Posted 23 May 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 26 March 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 28 February 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 16 January 2019 #YourEverydayWA

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

Highspeed Fixed Wireless Internet Service
Posted 02 October 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 15 June 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 13 September 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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