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Onslow street numbering and kerb painting to commence
Posted 17 August 2022 Onslow street numbering and kerb painting to commence

The Shire of Ashburton will be commencing street numbering and kerb painting in Onslow as a result of a 2020 Council decision.

Pilbara Ports Authority Onslow annual oil spill exercise to take place 18
Posted 16 August 2022 Pilbara Ports Authority Onslow annual oil spill exercise to take place 18 August

Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) will be conducting their annual oil spill exercise from 7:30am

Channel 10/WIN issues Onslow
Posted 15 August 2022 Channel 10/WIN issues Onslow

Onslow residents are advised that due to unforeseen circumstances, Channel 10/WIN is unavailable due to difficulties.

Shire of Ashburton Youth Strategy engagement begins
Posted 12 August 2022 Shire of Ashburton Youth Strategy engagement begins

The Shire of Ashburton is developing a new Youth Strategy in partnership with the Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA).

Onslow Water Tank Mural Project commences
Posted 11 August 2022 Onslow Water Tank Mural Project commences

WA artist Jerome Davenport, who hails from regional WA, was selected by members of a community Art Selection Group and endorsed by Council to complete the project.

Residents encouraged to join new Connecting Clubs group
Posted 11 August 2022 Residents encouraged to join new Connecting Clubs group

Residents across all towns who are involved in local clubs are encouraged to join the new Connecting Clubs Facebook group.

Shire of Ashburton adopts 2022-23 Budget
Posted 10 August 2022 Shire of Ashburton adopts 2022-23 Budget

The Shire of Ashburton has adopted its budget for 2022/23 with $50 million allocated to capital works programs

Onslow Staircase to the Moon Markets road closure, 13 August
Posted 08 August 2022 Onslow Staircase to the Moon Markets road closure, 13 August

Road closures will be in place on Saturday 13 August 2022 to accommodate the Staircase to the Moon Twilights Markets in Onslow.

Multipurpose court upgrades in Tom Price and Paraburdoo commence August
Posted 08 August 2022 Multipurpose court upgrades in Tom Price and Paraburdoo commence August 2022

The delivery of the first major infrastructure project of the new financial year gets underway this week.

Onslow Radio Interference
Posted 08 August 2022 Onslow Radio Interference

Onslow residents are advised that radio stations 98.7 and 100.3 are experiencing interference.

Shire Swimming Pools to reopen in September
Posted 05 August 2022 Shire Swimming Pools to reopen in September

Pools will continue to open for an extended season in 2022/23

New boat ramp opens
Posted 05 August 2022 New boat ramp opens

The new boat ramp at the Onslow Community Boating Precinct (CBP) is in use from  Saturday, 30 July.

Fees and charges 2022/23
Posted 04 August 2022 Fees and charges 2022/23

The Shire of Ashburton has released its fees and charges for 2022/23.

What's On - August 2022
Posted 01 August 2022 What's On - August 2022

Check out all the great events happening across our four towns this month!

Tom Price Dog Park to open 1 August
Posted 29 July 2022 Tom Price Dog Park to open 1 August

The Dog Park and neighbouring Bike Park project have both been undertaken by Byblos Construction.

Onslow Boat Ramp Temporary Parking Layout and Traffic Direction
Posted 22 July 2022 Onslow Boat Ramp Temporary Parking Layout and Traffic Direction

Onslow residents are advised of changes to parking arrangements at the Onslow Community Boating Precinct until the end of the year.

Pannawonica Library closed due to building maintenance
Posted 20 July 2022 Pannawonica Library closed due to building maintenance

Pannawonica community members are advised the library will be closed for the remainder of the week due to ongoing building maintenance works.

Tom Price tree pruning works to commence 25 July
Posted 18 July 2022 Tom Price tree pruning works to commence 25 July

The Shire of Ashburton Town Maintenance Team will be conducting minor tree pruning works.

Tom Price residents advised to expect waste delays
Posted 18 July 2022 Tom Price residents advised to expect waste delays

Main roads will be conducting works near the Tom Price Waste Site this week.

Ashburton artists – we want you!
Posted 15 July 2022 Ashburton artists – we want you!

Community members across the Shire are asked to show what the Shire of Ashburton means to them for this year’s Showcase in Pixels Competition.

2022 WA Australians of the Year to take part in networking event in Onslow
Posted 11 July 2022 2022 WA Australians of the Year to take part in networking event in Onslow

WA Australian of the Year Paul Litherland, WA Senior Australian of the Year Janice Standen, WA Young Australian of the Year Kendall Whyte and WA Local Hero Craig Hollywood will visit Onslow on Wednesday 27 July.

Residents reminded to tie down before they take off
Posted 11 July 2022 Residents reminded to tie down before they take off

When transporting any materials including waste items, always tie down your load before you take off.

Shire Community Support Grant recipients announced with next round to
Posted 08 July 2022 Shire Community Support Grant recipients announced with next round to commence 15 July

Community organisations including sporting groups and community resource centres will share over $30,000 of funding awarded by the Shire of Ashburton.

Community encouraged to participate in follow up consultation on vision
Posted 08 July 2022 Community encouraged to participate in follow up consultation on vision for Tom Price and Paraburdoo

As the Shire of Ashburton continues to develop our future vision for Tom Price and Paraburdoo, community members are encouraged to participate in a follow up consultation based on feedback received earlier in the year on the Shire’s proposed Community Lifestyle and Infrastructure Plan (CLIP).

Tom Price Visitor Bay Dump Point Closure
Posted 07 July 2022 Tom Price Visitor Bay Dump Point Closure

Residents and visitors to Tom Price are advised that the dump point at the Visitors Bay will be closed on Sunday 10 July and Monday 11 July for maintenance.

Tom Price Dog Park to open 30 July
Posted 05 July 2022 Tom Price Dog Park to open 30 July

The Dog Park and neighbouring Bike Park project have both been undertaken by Byblos Construction.

Onslow Termite Mound Road Closure
Posted 05 July 2022 Onslow Termite Mound Road Closure

Residents of Onslow and visitors to the area are advised that the road leading to the Termite Mounds is currently closed.

NAIDOC Celebrations to take place in Tom Price and Paraburdoo
Posted 01 July 2022 NAIDOC Celebrations to take place in Tom Price and Paraburdoo

Both towns have been working with local community groups to deliver a series of events, centered around this year’s NAIDOC theme, Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!

More affordable airfares have landed for Shire of Ashburton residents
Posted 01 July 2022 More affordable airfares have landed for Shire of Ashburton residents

Shire of Ashburton residents can now take advantage of capped airfares travelling to and from Perth from July 1, 2022.

Dog Amendment (Stop Puppy Farming) Act 2021 legislative changes continue
Posted 30 June 2022 Dog Amendment (Stop Puppy Farming) Act 2021 legislative changes continue to take effect

Residents are advised to keep an eye out for key changes as they come into place across the year

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