Welcome to the Shire of Toodyay website
Welcome to the Shire of Toodyay website. This site has been designed to assist you with your enquiries regarding all aspects of the Shire's services, operations and procedures. If you cannot find the information that you are seeking you may find it useful to use the search tool located at the top of the page.
If you need any further assistance please do not hesitate to Contact Us.
PROTECTING YOUR LIVESTOCK
Each year several thousand sheep and other animals die in Perth after being attacked by wandering dogs. Livestock owners within all local authorities have lost animals and this continues to be an unfortunate fact of life, livestock needs to be protected. The number of attacks can be reduced by livestock owners taking precautions and notifying others after an attack.Click here to read the full article.
Mobile Black Spot Program
The Government has announced the locations to receive funding under round 2 of the Mobile Black Spot Program.
Round 2 will deliver 266 new or upgraded mobile base stations around Australia. Further information about the outcomes of round 2 is available on the Department of Communications and the Arts’ website at www.communications.gov.au/mobile_coverage
Under rounds 1 and 2 of the program, 765 new or upgraded mobile base stations will be deployed across regional and remote Australia. A map of locations which will receive new or upgraded coverage under rounds 1 and 2 of the program can be viewed on the National Map at http://nationalmap.gov.au
PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD
Shire of Toodyay is in the Prohibited Burning Period. No fires or burning are permitted.
Please be aware of further restrictions which may be imposed over the bush fire season, including Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot works Bans or Total Fire Bans.
The requirements for firebreaks must be maintained until 30 April 2017.
The Shire will continue to conduct compliance inspections of firebreaks. Land owners may be liable for infringement and costs related to making their property compliant.
STRATEGIC REVIEW OF BUSHFIRE POLICY
The Shire of Toodyay recently commissioned a comprehensive review of its activities relating to the provision of bushfire related infrastructure and related policy.
The resulting report ‘Strategic Review of Bushfire Policy’ was conducted by external consultants with the intention of providing an independent assessment.
At the request of Council this document is now being made public to assist resident’s understanding of the review and its outcomes.
Recommendations of the report are currently being assessed by relevant Officers and Council.
Enquires relating to the report can be made to the Community Emergency Services Manager on 9574 9367.
Link: Strategic Review of Bushfire Policy