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Heatwave Watch and Act for Upper Gascoyne
Posted 19 January 2024 Heatwave Watch and Act for Upper Gascoyne

A severe heatwave is anticipated across parts of the Inland Gascoyne and Murchison this weekend including Meekatharra and Upper Gascoyne communities.

Annual General Meeting of Electors 2022/2023
Posted 29 November 2023 Annual General Meeting of Electors 2022/2023

Notice of Ordinary Council Meetings 2024
Posted 17 November 2023 Notice of Ordinary Council Meetings 2024

Notice of Audit Committee Meeting to be held Wednesday 22nd November 2023
Posted 16 November 2023 Notice of Audit Committee Meeting to be held Wednesday 22nd November 2023

Election of Shire President and Deputy Shire President
Posted 25 October 2023 Election of Shire President and Deputy Shire President

An election was held at the Ordinary Council Meeting on October 25, 2023 to elect a new Shire President and Deputy Shire President as a result of the recent Local Government Elections.

Results of the 2023 Shire of Upper Gascoyne Local Election
Posted 22 October 2023 Results of the 2023 Shire of Upper Gascoyne Local Election

King's Birthday Public Holiday Office Closures
Posted 22 September 2023 King's Birthday Public Holiday Office Closures

Notice of Closure of Shire of Upper Gascoyne Offices and the Gascoyne Junction Community Resource & Visitor Information Centre for King's Birthday Public Holiday

Referendum Vote - Voting Teams in Gascoyne Junction Fri 29 Sep
Posted 22 September 2023 Referendum Vote - Voting Teams in Gascoyne Junction Fri 29 Sep

Early voting 2023 Referendum Voting

Notice of Local Government Postal Election 2023
Posted 22 September 2023 Notice of Local Government Postal Election 2023

Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor Nomination - Will Baston Profile
Posted 07 September 2023 Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor Nomination - Will Baston Profile

Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor Nomination - Krystie Bremer Profile
Posted 05 September 2023 Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor Nomination - Krystie Bremer Profile

Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor  Nomination - Ray Hoseason-Smith,
Posted 01 September 2023 Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor Nomination - Ray Hoseason-Smith, Profile

Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor  Nomination - Jim Caunt,  Profile
Posted 01 September 2023 Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor Nomination - Jim Caunt, Profile

Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor Nomination - Peter Windie - Profile
Posted 31 August 2023 Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor Nomination - Peter Windie - Profile

Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor  Nomination- Greg WATTERS,  Profile
Posted 31 August 2023 Shire of Upper Gascoyne, Councillor Nomination- Greg WATTERS, Profile

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY ELECTION CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Shire of Upper
Posted 23 August 2023 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY ELECTION CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Shire of Upper Gascoyne

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 21 October 2023 in the Shire of Upper Gascoyne to fill the following vacancies: District 4 Councillors 4 year terms Nominations Open on Thursday, 31 August 2023 Nominations Close at 4:00pm Thursday, 7 September 2023 Nominations must be lodged with the Returning Officer: • at any time during the above period by arrangement; or • between 2:00pm and 4:00pm Thursday, 7 September 2023 (close of nominations) at the Shire of Upper Gascoyne, 4 Scott St, GASCOYNE JUNCTION.

SHIRE OFFICE AND COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE CLOSED MONDAY JULY 10
Posted 07 July 2023 SHIRE OFFICE AND COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE CLOSED MONDAY JULY 10

Due to the funeral of Shire President Cr Don Hammarquist the Shire Office and Community Resource Centre will be closed on Monday July 10

VALE DONALD 'DON' HAMMARQUIST OAM JP
Posted 21 June 2023 VALE DONALD 'DON' HAMMARQUIST OAM JP

The Shire of Upper Gascoyne Councillors and Staff with deep sorrow announce the passing of Shire President Donald Hammarquist OAM JP

Take a Wander Outback
Posted 12 June 2023 Take a Wander Outback

Visit the Upper Gascoyne - Gascoyne Junction, Kennedy Range & Mt Augustus National Parks

GASCOYNE JUNCTION - WINNER AUSTRALIAN TIDY TOWN SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY
Posted 20 May 2023 GASCOYNE JUNCTION - WINNER AUSTRALIAN TIDY TOWN SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY

Gascoyne Junction has been awarded the Australian National Tidy Town Sustainable Community in 2023.

Manager of Finance & Corporate Services
Posted 04 May 2023 Manager of Finance & Corporate Services

The Shire of Upper Gascoyne is home to the magnificent Kennedy Range and Mount Augustus – “The World’s Biggest Rock!” and we are seeking a suitably qualified candidate to fill the role of “Manager of Finance & Corporate Services”.

Differential Rates for 2023/2024
Posted 03 May 2023 Differential Rates for 2023/2024

Construction of New Shared Path in Gascoyne Junction Townsite
Posted 06 April 2023 Construction of New Shared Path in Gascoyne Junction Townsite

The Shire of Upper Gascoyne has been successful in securing a WA Bicycle Network Grant for the construction of the Hatch Street Shared Path.

2023 7NEWS TINY TOWN TOURISM AWARD FINALIST GASCOYNE JUNCTION
Posted 05 April 2023 2023 7NEWS TINY TOWN TOURISM AWARD FINALIST GASCOYNE JUNCTION

GASCOYNE JUNCTION FINALIST IN THE 2023 7NEWS TOP TOURISM TOWNS AWARDS Gascoyne Junction today was announced as a finalist in the 2023 7News Top Tourism Towns Awards.

RECONSIDER TRAVEL PLANS OVER EASTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
Posted 04 April 2023 RECONSIDER TRAVEL PLANS OVER EASTER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Due to recent rainfall the Shire is urging travellers to reconsider their travel plans for the upcoming Easter School Holidays.

Next Dose of hte COVID-19 Vaccine
Posted 07 March 2023 Next Dose of hte COVID-19 Vaccine

All Adults are now eligible for their next COVID vaccination.

Gascoyne Junction part of Eclipse Discovery Tour
Posted 22 February 2023 Gascoyne Junction part of Eclipse Discovery Tour

Astrotourism WA has launched a Stargazing Discovery Tour

Visit Upper Gascoyne to Feature on Caravan and Camping WA
Photo Credit: @mediajunction
Posted 10 February 2023 Visit Upper Gascoyne to Feature on Caravan and Camping WA

Tune in to watch Caravan and Camping WA this Sunday February 12 on Channel 7 at 5.30pm

Public Consultation Gascoyne Junction Street Lighting
Posted 07 February 2023 Public Consultation Gascoyne Junction Street Lighting

Dark Sky Friendly Street Lighting for Gascoyne Junction

Where is your favourite place in the Upper Gascoyne?
Posted 30 January 2023 Where is your favourite place in the Upper Gascoyne?

Share your favourite place in the Upper Gascoyne and you could WIN

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