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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.  

Community Networking Forum

Monday, 17 November 2014 - 9:59am

The next Community Networking Forum is set for 6:00pm Thursday 27 November 2014, and will have something for everyone. Don’t forget that the Forum is open to anyone in the community including general residents, community / sporting groups or businesses operating in the Shire of Murray.  

Telstra ADSL Services Unavailable in Pinjarra

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 5:18pm

Please be advised that some ADSL services may be unavailable in Pinjarra until Monday 17 November 2014.   Affected residents are welcome to make use of the free WiFi services at the Murray Library and Murray Leisure Centre.   For Murray Library office hours please click here.  

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.   

Recognition of Service to People with a Disability 2014

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 9:58am

The Shire of Murray is calling for members of the community to nominate individuals who demonstrate a passion for helping people with a disability.    In the spirit of "Count Me In" the Shire will recognise the winner at a presentation award during the 2014 Christmas Carnival.    Nominations are open right now and will close 5.00 pm on Friday 21 November 2014.

State announces that Murray and Armadale boundary will move to Mundijong Road

Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 1:12pm

The Minister’s recent announcement has confirmed that the boundary adjustment between the Shire of Murray, the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and the City of Armadale will take place on July 1 2015, at which time the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale will be disestablished.  

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.

Nominations for the 2015 Active Citizenship Awards now open

Monday, 6 October 2014 - 11:15am

Nominations for the 2015 Premier’s Australia Day Active Citizenship Awards are now open.     The Shire encourages the community to nominate an outstanding local individual, community group or event for the 2015 Premier’s Australia Day Active Citizenship Awards before nominations close on Friday 28 November, 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.  

Free UV Pens to Help Fight Crime and Theft in the Shire of Murray

Tuesday, 2 September 2014 - 3:15pm

UV maker pens are available free of charge to residents in Murray.   As part of a joint initiative between the Shire of Murray and South Metro community engagement unit, the Shire has purchased a quantity of UV marker pens to aid in the fight against crime and theft in our local community.   

Biodiversity Milestone Reached for Murray

Monday, 25 August 2014 - 11:03am

A milestone has been reached for the conservation of biodiversity in Murray.   The Shire of Murray recently received its third Biodiversity Award at the 2014 WALGA Local Government Convention. The Shire of Murray received the award for preparing and adopting a final local biodiversity strategy including an action plan.  

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.