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.
RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD
Due to extensive recent rain fall, the Shire of Toodyay has varied the duration of the current Prohibited Burning Period to end on 22 February 2017 within the local government area of the Shire of Toodyay.
From and including 23 February 2017 the Shire of Toodyay will enter the Restricted Burning Period. A valid permit must be obtained from the Shire for any burning activity. Please view the Restrictions and Permits page for important information regarding permits and permit applications.
In issuing permits, priority will be given to the burning stubble for agricultural crop preparation purposes.
Residents are reminded that the Shire remains in the Prohibited Burning Period until midnight 22 February 2017.
EMERGENCY INFORMATION – ROAD SAFETY & EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS
Updated 10.00am Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Road Restrictions and Closures
The Shire of Toodyay advises that all roads are now open to all traffic with the exception of Leeder Street and Solomon Road.
If you require emergency assistance in respect to the recent rain event, call the SES on 132 500.
WA Volunteer of the Year Awards 2017
Nominations now open
Volunteers are the backbone of communities in cities and towns around our state. The WA Volunteer of the Year Awards is a wonderful opportunity for you to recognise the organisations/and or individuals you know who generously give their time and dedication to make our communities better places to live. There are award categories for individual volunteers, community volunteers organisations and businesses who give back to the community through employee volunteer programs.
Please follow the link for details and nomination forms: https://awards.volunteeringwa.org.au/
Toodyay Music Fest 2017
BEJOORDING ROAD NAMING
In 2014 the Shire of Toodyay undertook a project to improve the locating of properties on private access easements in the event of an emergency within the Bejoording area.
The private easements were given private road names using historical references relevant to the Bejoording area.
The process was in conjunction with land holders and approved by Landgate and in a few months time the process will be complete.
Please follow the link below to view the map of the newly named private easements.
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
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