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Shire of Murray Celebrates Australia Day 2015

Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 4:35pm

Crowds of locals gathered at Edenvale for the Shire of Murray and Pinjarra Lions Club Australia Day celebrations.   Participants enjoyed a delicious Aussie BBQ breakfast served by the Pinjarra Lions Club and live entertainment from Lionel.  

Murray’s Youth Strategy

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 1:48pm

Community feedback is being sought for the Shire’s future Youth Strategy.   Commencing in the first week of February, the Shire will conduct a number of one-on-one meetings and workshops with local youth, community members and service providers to assess the achievements and opportunities from its Youth Strategy 2010 – 2015.  

Save the date for this year’s Pinjarra Festival

Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 3:33pm

  Murray’s largest community event, the Pinjarra Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday 30 and 31 May, 2015.   This year’s festival will be held at the iconic Edenvale Homestead in Pinjarra on the Western Australia Day long weekend. The festival will showcase the vibrant and culturally rich elements of the Shire of Murray.    

Governor's Orders for Local Government Reform

Friday, 9 January 2015 - 8:56am

The Governor's Orders confirming local government reform changes for Western Australia were published by the Department of Local Government and Communities in the WA Government Gazette (No.208) on 24 December, 2014.  

Murray Community Christmas Celebration 2014

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 11:39am

Edenvale Homestead was alight with carols, laughter and joy, as thousands gathered for the 2014 Murray Community Christmas Celebration.  

First Sod turned for Murray Regional Equestrian Centre

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 11:34am

The first sod was recently turned for Stage One of the $17.5M Murray Regional Equestrian Centre in Coolup.   The Hon. Don Randall MHR Member for Canning, Mr. Murray Cowper MLA Member for Murray-Wellington and Shire President Cr. Wally Barrett officiated the first sod turning.     

Summer Fun in Murray!

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 - 11:27am

Not sure how to entertain the family during the Summer holidays?    There are plenty of fun things for all ages in the Shire of Murray during the 2014-15 summer months.   Check out the Summer Fun Calendar in the downloads panel on the right for some great events and activities near you!

Seniors’ Health and Lifestyle Expo 2014

Friday, 21 November 2014 - 4:44pm

The Murray Leisure Centre was abuzz with activity as seniors flocked through the doors for the Shire’s Seniors’ Health and Lifestyle Expo on Monday 10 November, 2014.   The Expo was a crowd pleaser, drawing people from across Murray and the greater Peel region to the annual event.  

Shire of Murray Community Guide: Out Now

Friday, 7 November 2014 - 4:45pm

The redeveloped Shire of Murray Community Guide is now available online.   The guide provides the contact details of local community and government groups/organisations responsible for the provision of community services, sport and recreation, arts and culture, youth education and training and health services in Murray.   

Local Government Minister Announces Reform for WA

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:06pm

The State Government today announced its decision on reform for Perth’s metropolitan local governments.   It has foreshadowed a City of Perth Act to recognise the State capital and its intention to cut the number of local governments from 30 to 16.  

Murray Regional Equestrian Centre Stage One Construction

Friday, 17 October 2014 - 4:54pm

Construction on the Murray Regional Equestrian Centre will commence shortly following Council’s endorsement of the Masterplan and Stage One works at its September meeting.   “The Centre will eventually be a state of the art regional facility that will boost the regional economy, creating additional jobs and increased visitor numbers and spending in the region.  

Murray Rates Incentive Scheme 2014/15

Friday, 17 October 2014 - 4:23pm

Seven lucky Murray rate payers have shared in a prize pool worth more than $2,500, after paying their 2014/15 rates in full and on time.   The winners were randomly drawn by the Shire’s Councillors following their latest Council meeting.  

Shire of Murray Community Profile

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - 8:52am

Shire of Murray community profile enables you to analyse the population characteristics of your community, understand how they have changed over time and how they compare to other areas.  

I'M ALERT Food Safety Training Program

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 10:38am

In March 2014 the Shire commenced providing a FREE online food safety training program to all food businesses within the Shire. The Shire’s CEO is pleased to received confirmation that 200 users have now taken up the free offer.

Peel Mosquito Management Update

Tuesday, 14 October 2014 - 10:28am

The Peel Mosquito Management Groups aerial mosquito management program has continued over the winter months with the first aerial treatment for the 2014/15 season taking place in early July.  Since this time a further five (5) aerial treatments have been completed with the most recent treatment undertaken on October 1 2014.

Local Government Reform - LIC Updates

Thursday, 2 October 2014 - 12:41pm

Local Implementation Committee The LIC group consisting of the CEO's, Shire President (SoM) and Mayor (CoA) of the Shire of Murray and City of Armadale was established to ensure planning measures are in place come the announcement of the Governor's orders for the new local governments.  Below are minutes from the latest LIC meetings.  

Safety No Longer a Woe

Monday, 8 September 2014 - 11:04am

Parking restrictions in the immediate vicinity of Austin Cove Baptist College will soon be in place to improve safety for staff, students, parents and residents.   At its recent Council meeting, the Shire of Murray Council moved the recommendation to approve the installation of parking restriction signs in Inlet Boulevard, Weewar and Purcell Gardens in South Yunderup.  

2014 Shire of Murray Community Christmas Celebration Save the Date

Monday, 8 September 2014 - 11:02am

The count down to the 2014 Murray Community Christmas Celebration and Carols at Edenvale Homestead has begun.   Save the date for this year’s Christmas event which will be held from 5:00pm - 9:00pm on Wednesday 10 December, 2014 at Edenvale Homestead, Pinjarra.