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Cover up, Repel, Clean up to fight the bite
Posted 17 May 2021 Cover up, Repel, Clean up to fight the bite

Shire of Ashburton's mosquito management plan

Feedback sought on proposed improvement works to protect Onslow from
Posted 14 May 2021 Feedback sought on proposed improvement works to protect Onslow from storm surge

The Shire of Ashburton is inviting community members to provide feedback on a number of proposals to improve stormwater drainage and foreshore protection in Onslow.

Shire of Ashburton marks completion of Ocean View Caravan Park
Posted 12 May 2021 Shire of Ashburton marks completion of Ocean View Caravan Park redevelopment

The Shire of Ashburton welcomed the first guests at the completed stage two redevelopment at Onslow’s Ocean View Caravan Park this week.

4 Wheeling Australia LIVE SHOW on Ashburton!
Posted 07 May 2021 4 Wheeling Australia LIVE SHOW on Ashburton!

Watch Ronny Dahl and Torbs chatting about the release of their upcoming series through our beautiful Ashburton region.

Update on the Onslow Water Tank Mural Project
Posted 05 May 2021 Update on the Onslow Water Tank Mural Project

Update on the Onslow Water Tank Mural Project

Shire of Ashburton appoint operator for Pilbara Regional Waste Management
Posted 04 May 2021 Shire of Ashburton appoint operator for Pilbara Regional Waste Management Facility

Following an in-depth tender process, Pilbara Environmental Services Pty Ltd have been announced as the preferred tenderer for the operation and management of the Pilbara Regional Waste Management Facility.

Community warned of increased mosquito-borne disease risk
Posted 04 May 2021 Community warned of increased mosquito-borne disease risk

Residents and visitors to our region are being advised to take additional precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Notice of Annual Electors Meeting
Posted 27 April 2021 Notice of Annual Electors Meeting

In accordance with section 5.27 of the Local Government Act 1995 the Shire of Ashburton invites local residents, ratepayers and business owners to attend its Annual General Meeting of Electors.

Shire of Ashburton moves to expand astrotourism offering
Posted 27 April 2021 Shire of Ashburton moves to expand astrotourism offering

The Shire of Ashburton is continuing to develop its tourism offering with Council supporting the development of an astrotourism strategy at April Council Meeting.

Game, set and match as Tom Price Tennis Courts reopen to the community
Posted 22 April 2021 Game, set and match as Tom Price Tennis Courts reopen to the community

The Shire of Ashburton has officially opened the Tom Price Tennis Courts following completion of the $1.5M upgrade to the facility.

Safety for pets - upcoming fireworks events
Posted 21 April 2021 Safety for pets - upcoming fireworks events

Paraburdoo and Tom Price community members are advised that as part of the 2021 Rio Tinto Picnic Day events there will be a firework display in both towns.

Tom Price community projects break ground as construction begins
Posted 20 April 2021 Tom Price community projects break ground as construction begins

Construction of the new Tom Price Childcare Centre and new Emergency Services Precinct formally commenced this week with a ‘breaking ground’ ceremony on Monday 19 April.

ANZAC Day services across the Shire – Lest we forget
Posted 16 April 2021 ANZAC Day services across the Shire – Lest we forget

Shire of Ashburton community members and visitors to our region are invited to attend a number of ANZAC Day commemorative services on Sunday 25 April.

Community invited to attend session to discuss future Tom Price projects
Posted 14 April 2021 Community invited to attend session to discuss future Tom Price projects

Community members, local businesses and stakeholders are invited to attend a community information session at the Clem Thompson Pavilion on Monday 19 March.

Congratulations to Mr. Peter Foster, MLC-Elect
Posted 14 April 2021 Congratulations to Mr. Peter Foster, MLC-Elect

The Shire of Ashburton extends warmest congratulations to former Councillor Peter Foster on his recent election win.

Welcome to Ashburton and the Karijini Experience
Posted 06 April 2021 Welcome to Ashburton and the Karijini Experience

We would like to extend a warm welcome to visitors that are arriving in our region and attending Karijini Experience.

Easter 2021 operating hours
Posted 01 April 2021 Easter 2021 operating hours

Shire of Ashburton residents and community members are advised of the following changes to our operational hours this Easter long weekend.

Works at Tom Price Waste Site commence this week
Posted 29 March 2021 Works at Tom Price Waste Site commence this week

Take advantage of flights to and from Onslow this tourist season
Posted 25 March 2021 Take advantage of flights to and from Onslow this tourist season

The possibility of a long weekend to Perth is now on the cards for Pilbara residents with Qantas offering seats on flights in and out of Onslow airport for a limited time. From April to September, Onslow community members can take advantage of a Qantas Perth to Onslow service on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Upgrade approved for Tom Price Skate Park
Posted 18 March 2021 Upgrade approved for Tom Price Skate Park

Tom Price Skate Park is set to undergo a major upgrade following Council’s approval of a $950,000 concept at March Ordinary Meeting of Council.

Visit Ashburton at Perth Caravan and Camping Show
Posted 17 March 2021 Visit Ashburton at Perth Caravan and Camping Show

With our tourist season about to kick off, we are pleased to be participating at the Perth Caravan and Camping Show this weekend.

Community invited to attend session to discuss future Onslow projects
Posted 11 March 2021 Community invited to attend session to discuss future Onslow projects

Community members, local businesses and stakeholders are invited to attend a community information session at the Onslow Sports Club on Monday 15 March.

Shire of Ashburton celebrates Pilbara Regional Waste Management Facility
Posted 05 March 2021 Shire of Ashburton celebrates Pilbara Regional Waste Management Facility

The Shire of Ashburton celebrated the completion of the $13M Pilbara Regional Waste Management Facility yesterday.

Schedule of Fees and Charges updated for 2020/21 financial year
Posted 03 March 2021 Schedule of Fees and Charges updated for 2020/21 financial year

The Shire of Ashburton Council have endorsed amendments to the Schedule of Fees and Charges for the 2020/2021 financial year at the February Ordinary Meeting of Council.

New library building a fresh chapter for Pannawonica community
Posted 02 March 2021 New library building a fresh chapter for Pannawonica community

New library building a fresh chapter for Pannawonica community

Guido Can Helten to consult with community on mural for Onslow Water Tanks
Posted 28 February 2021 Guido Can Helten to consult with community on mural for Onslow Water Tanks

Join the Shire of Ashburton and world-renowned mural artist, Guido Van Helten, at the Onslow Community Garden next Friday 5 March from 6.30pm to share your stories and participate in the future design of a mural for Onslow's Water Tanks.

Shire of Ashburton pleased with $32.8M Tom Price Hospital Announcement
Posted 26 February 2021 Shire of Ashburton pleased with $32.8M Tom Price Hospital Announcement

The Shire of Ashburton is pleased to be part of today’s announcement of funding towards a new, modern hospital for Tom Price.

Shire of Ashburton continues to support tourism growth
Posted 24 February 2021 Shire of Ashburton continues to support tourism growth

The Shire of Ashburton is continuing to support tourism expansion in Onslow.

Community alerted to increased insect activity
Posted 23 February 2021 Community alerted to increased insect activity

Community alerted to increased insect activity

Shire of Ashburton prepare to officially open Pilbara Regional Waste
Posted 22 February 2021 Shire of Ashburton prepare to officially open Pilbara Regional Waste Management Facility

Shire of Ashburton prepare to officially open Pilbara Regional Waste Management Facility

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