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Bush Fire Brigade Water Tank Funding Initiative
Posted 18 August 2020 Bush Fire Brigade Water Tank Funding Initiative

Through the State Government’s WA Recovery Plan, DFES was provided $2.0 million over two years (2020/21 & 2021/22) for the provision of water tanks at existing bush fire facilities (not funded through Emergency Services Levy (ESL) collections). The additional funding is intended for bush fire brigades (BFB’s) located in high bushfire risk areas that do not already have a water tank.

Community Sport & Recreation Phase 4 COVID Facts
Posted 02 July 2020 Community Sport & Recreation Phase 4 COVID Facts

Sport and active recreation plays an important role in community development, connectiveness, physical and mental health.  On 22 June 2020, the WA State Government announced further cautious easing of restrictions, by removing existing gathering limits and permitting unstaffed gyms to op[en, following the encouraging response to COVID-19 in WA. What does this mean for community sport and active recreation in WA?

COVID-19 RELIEF FUND
Posted 05 May 2020 COVID-19 RELIEF FUND

The State Government, through Lotterywest, is committing $159 million into a COVID-19 Relief Fund to respond to the hardship being experienced by the Western Australian community, as a result, the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund will comprise the following programs: • Crisis and Emergency Relief • Event Cancellation Relief for Arts, Sports and Community Groups • Resilient Arts, Sports and Community Groups Applications will be open from Friday 24 April - midnight Wednesday 13 May. If you feel your community group or sporting club fits the criteria for relief funding please contact Community Development Officer on 9888 1005 or email cdo@wickepin.wa.gov.au for further assistance.

COVID-19 Government Support
Posted 04 May 2020 COVID-19 Government Support

Both State and Federal Governments are providing support for individuals and small businesses and not-for-profit groups.

Stories Commemorating Our Local War Hero's taken from Fallen but not
Posted 20 April 2020 Stories Commemorating Our Local War Hero's taken from Fallen but not Forgotten by Stefanie Green 2018

Sadly we cannot come together to remember on Anzac Day 2020. To commemorate the Shire of Wickepin will be featuring stories from Stefanie Greens book Fallen but not Forgotten this week - in their memory - they shall be remembered WW1 - Private George James FEATONBY WW2 - Sergeant Thomas Leonard JOHNSON – Military Medal WW1 - WW1 - Trooper William John McCALL WW2 - Sister Minnie Ivy HODGSON WW1 - Private John Thomas MESSENGER WW2 - Lance Corporal William Francis HEALEY WW1 - Lieutenant Thomas Balfour KEILLOR WW2 - Sergeant Keith Richard Theodore McCRACKAN

COVID-19 | Be Informed
Posted 03 April 2020 COVID-19 | Be Informed

COVID-19 | Be Informed Shire of Wickepin - Quick links to important updated information and Shire information

Media Release - A Fortunate Life
Posted 04 November 2019 Media Release - A Fortunate Life

MUCH LOVED STORY A FORTUNATE LIFE TO TOUR AS LIVE PERFORMANCE THEATRE IN WEST AUSTRALIAN CINEMAS

State Funding for Joint Independent Living Units
Posted 02 October 2019 State Funding for Joint Independent Living Units

Hon Alannah MacTiernan Visits Wickepin to announce funding for ILU.

PROPOSED WOGOLIN PARK PLAYGROUND
Posted 03 July 2019 PROPOSED WOGOLIN PARK PLAYGROUND

What are your ideas? Let us know!

YEALERING REGATTA
Posted 03 July 2019 YEALERING REGATTA

The Yealering Regatta will be held in October 2021.

SHIRE BUDGET 2019-2020 CLUBS & GROUPS PROJECT FUNDING
Posted 27 May 2019 SHIRE BUDGET 2019-2020 CLUBS & GROUPS PROJECT FUNDING

A reminder that the Shire Budget is now being formulated. Community Clubs and Groups are requested to provide written submissions for Council consideration.

Wickepin Winter Weekend
Posted 06 February 2019 Wickepin Winter Weekend

Wickepin Winter Weekend 21, 22 & 23 June 2019

Guest Speaker: Tanya Dupagne
Posted 29 January 2019 Guest Speaker: Tanya Dupagne

Be inspired by stories of Tanya's journey founding Camp Kulin establishing a local, national and international success.

Wickepin Art Prize 2018
Posted 31 July 2018 Wickepin Art Prize 2018

The Wickepin Art Prize was held over the weekend of the 12, 13, 14 October 2018.

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