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Transpacific Gradually Resumes Services

Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 10:50am

Waste vehicles are back on the road today with limited capacity, residents are encouraged to leave their waste bins on the verge area or designated collection point to enable the waste vehicles to clear the backlog.    We are waiting further advice from Cleanaway to fully understand the timeline they will follow to clear the backlog. We are assured every effort is being made to minimise this time.

Transpacific Cleanaway Grounds Entire Fleet

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 1:22pm

Due to a tragic accident in South Australia, Transpacific Cleanaway have voluntarily grounded their entire fleet nationwide. As a result there will be a delay to the rubbish collection and residents are requested to leave their bins on the verge until they have been emptied. It is estimated that the delay will be approximately 24 hours.   Official statement from Transpacific -   Transpacific grounds entire fleet  

Rates Incentive Scheme

Monday, 18 August 2014 - 1:44pm

Pay your rates in full before 22 September, 2014 to be automatically entered into the draw for a chance to win these great prizes:   1st Prize:

CLAN Workshops - Expression of Interest Shire of Murray

Monday, 18 August 2014 - 10:39am

Expressions of Interest are sought to plan and deliver free workshops in the Shire of Murray.   Clan WA Inc and the Shire of Murray invite you to attend free workshops that cover a range of topics to build strong and healthy families.  

Murray Delivers 2014/15 Budget to Build Sustainable Future

Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:38am

The Shire of Murray continues to power forward as a hyper-growth district, after Council recently resolved its 2014/15 budget to undertake its largest capital works programme to date.   Murray is growing at a rapid pace of 5% per annum and its current population is estimated to increase from 16,000 to approximately 40,000 over the next 15 years.  

Road Safety Message Rolled out on Shire Verges

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 10:48am

In a bid to promote road safety, the Shire of Murray has embarked on a campaign to encourage drivers to slow down in local streets.   Safety stickers are currently being rolled out on general waste bins throughout the Shire to ask drivers to ‘Please slow down. Consider our kids’.  

NBN rollout advances in Western Australia

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 10:34am

NBN Co has announced construction is underway to build the National Broadband Network (NBN) for an additional 12,400 homes and businesses across five regions in Western Australia.   NBN will be rolled out using fixed line technologies across the Peel region.   This continues the momentum of the NBN rollout across the state, with over 15,600 residents and business owners already connected to the network.*  

Extended tourism services for Pinjarra

Monday, 23 June 2014 - 2:54pm

Visitors to the Shire of Murray will now have access to a seven day tourist information service at Edenvale Heritage Precinct.   The transformation of the Pinjarra Visitor Centre to a tourist information service in the Murray Arts and Craft retail shop at the Edenvale Heritage Precinct has enabled an increase from the former five day service to a seven day service.  

Peel Regional Leaders Forum seeks funding for Peel future

Monday, 23 June 2014 - 1:32pm

The Peel Regional Leaders Forum (PRLF) will lobby the State Government to ensure Peel receives a fair portion of funding for key strategic projects from the latest Royalties for Regions and Regional Blueprints funding announced in the 2014-15 State Budget.  

Sport and Recreation Clubs Receive a Helping Hand

Monday, 16 June 2014 - 10:18am

Local sport and recreation clubs in the Shires of Murray and Waroona will soon receive much needed support and training as part of the State Government’s 2014-16 Club Development Officer Scheme.   Thanks to funding from the Department of Sport and Recreation, the services of a Club Development Officer (CDO) have been secured for a two year period for Sporting and Recreation Clubs within Murray and Waroona.

LiveLighter Pinjarra Festival a crowd pleaser

Monday, 9 June 2014 - 11:42am

LiveLighter Pinjarra Festival a crowd pleaser                  Thousands of people flocked to Pinjarra over the WA Day long weekend to take part in the excitement of the 2014 LiveLighter Pinjarra Festival and coinciding community events.   Locals and visitors immersed themselves in the sights and delights of Murray’s largest free community festival.

Dog and Cat Registration Checks

Monday, 26 May 2014 - 1:45pm

Shire Rangers are currently undertaking cat and dog registration door knocks across the Shire of Murray.   Dog and cat owners are urged to comply with both the Dog Act 1976 and Cat Act 2011 to avoid being issued infringements of up to $200.  

Local Government Reform

Monday, 12 May 2014 - 10:18am

Local Government reform has been on the State Government’s agenda since early 2009.   Recently there has been a particular focus on the Perth metropolitan area. Whilst the Shire was not involved initially, there is now a proposal presented by the Minister for LocalGovernment and Communities that could affect the size of our district boundary.

Storm Safe Week

Monday, 12 May 2014 - 10:00am

Are you Storm Safe?   As we head into the wet and windy winter season the Shire of Murray encourages the community to adopt a proactive, storm-ready strategy.  

Murray Voulunteer Sundowner

Monday, 12 May 2014 - 9:54am

Celebrating our Volunteers   The selfless contributions of Australia’s volunteers will be celebrated across the nation as part of National Volunteer Week from 12 – 18 May.  

Regional Boating Facility

Friday, 14 February 2014 - 3:24pm

A feasibility study into a regional boating facility within South Yunderup is well underway. The study will explore the potential of building a boat ramp and launching area that can service the growing population in South Yunderup and the wider region. The Shire has successfully applied for State Government funding from the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme, managed by the Department of Transport and supported by Royalties for Regions.  

Banners in the Terrace 2014

Friday, 14 February 2014 - 12:02pm

Would you like to represent the Shire of Murray in WA’s biggest community arts project?   The Shire is calling all local artists, schools and community groups to register their interest to participate in the 2014 Banners in the Terrace Competition.   The winning banner will receive $200 and be displayed at the WA Local Government Convention and Trade Exhibition 2014 in Perth.