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Boddington Library JUNE Timetable
Posted 08 June 2024 Boddington Library JUNE Timetable

National Simultaneous Storytime
Posted 07 June 2024 National Simultaneous Storytime

This year, Bowerbird Blues was the chosen story for National Simultaneous Storytime, which took place on Wednesday, 22 May 2024.

Local Planning Policy 1: Sea Containers
Posted 05 June 2024 Local Planning Policy 1: Sea Containers

The Shire of Boddington advises that the following draft Local Planning Policy has been reviewed and amended and is now open for public comment.

Funding Success: Boddington Town Centre Revitalisation
Posted 04 June 2024 Funding Success: Boddington Town Centre Revitalisation

The Shire is thrilled to announce that the Shire of Boddington has secured funding through the Growing Regions Program for the Town Centre Revitalisation Project!

Mural Installations
Posted 02 June 2024 Mural Installations

Boddington's mural installations are set to begin soon, starting with the Fire Shed mural. The selected artist, Jacob Butler, has created a design that will feature Henry Boddington, highlighting historical significance, as well as local flora and fauna.

National Volunteer Awards
Posted 01 June 2024 National Volunteer Awards

Congratulations to Wayne English, Anthony Littleton and Wayne Littleton, who were awarded long service medals by the Acting Assistant Commissioner of Country Operations and Superintendent of the Upper Great Southern Region from DFES at the National Volunteer Week event on Sunday, 26 May.

Tree Planting: Town Centre Revitalisation
Posted 31 May 2024 Tree Planting: Town Centre Revitalisation

Tree planting has commenced this week as part of Boddington’s Town Centre Upgrade. Beautiful Crepe Myrtle trees can be seen along Bannister Road.

$959,947 Funding Awarded for New Mountain Bike Trails in Boddington
Posted 24 May 2024 $959,947 Funding Awarded for New Mountain Bike Trails in Boddington

The Williams Reserve in Boddington is poised to become a premier destination for mountain biking enthusiasts, thanks to a substantial grant of $959,947 under the Australian Government’s Priority Community Infrastructure Program.

Council Decisions - April 2024
Posted 02 May 2024 Council Decisions - April 2024

Connecting with the Community
Posted 02 May 2024 Connecting with the Community

Thank you to all community members who stopped by to chat with Councillors and staff at the recent Shire Engagement stand in front of IGA. This stall serves as a fresh avenue for the community to ask questions and stay informed about what's happening in the Shire of Boddington.

Boddington Tourism Talent Opportunity - Expressions of Interest Extended!
Posted 02 May 2024 Boddington Tourism Talent Opportunity - Expressions of Interest Extended!

The Shire of Boddington is still seeking volunteers to take part in a photoshoot aimed at showcasing Boddington’s beauty as a tourism destination.

Boddington set to Welcome Tiny Homes: Draft Local Planning Policy 21 -
Posted 02 May 2024 Boddington set to Welcome Tiny Homes: Draft Local Planning Policy 21 - Tiny Houses on Wheels

At the Ordinary Council Meeting on 23 April 2024 Council resolved to endorse for advertising draft Local Planning Policy 21 - Tiny House on Wheels. Recognising the growing interest in alternative and compact housing solutions, the Policy provides a framework for the establishment and regulation of tiny houses within the Shire of Boddington. Feedback on the Draft Planning Policy can be submitted via the Shire's website https://www.boddington.wa.gov.au/communityconsultation or in-person at the Shire Administration office. The comment period ends on Tuesday, 28 May, 2024, at 4:00 pm.

Upcoming Mural Workshops
Posted 02 May 2024 Upcoming Mural Workshops

Are you interested in having input into the design of murals that will soon be installed in the town?

Boddington Town Centre Upgrade: A Community Priority Takes Shape
Posted 02 May 2024 Boddington Town Centre Upgrade: A Community Priority Takes Shape

Through Community Consultation for the development of the 2022-2032 Council Plan, it became evident that upgrading the Boddington Town Centre was a top priority.

Boddington Tourism Talent Opportunity
Posted 19 April 2024 Boddington Tourism Talent Opportunity

Are you passionate about adventure and exploring new places?

Volunteer Week 2024
Posted 19 April 2024 Volunteer Week 2024

If you are a volunteer for a community group, sporting club or emergency service in Boddington, this ones for you! Please RSVP with your name, organisation you represent and any dietary requirements by Friday 17 May 2024 via, (08) 9883 4999 or shire@boddington.wa.gov.au

Swimming Pool Future Options Project Reference Group
Posted 19 April 2024 Swimming Pool Future Options Project Reference Group

The Shire is forming a Reference Group to assess the immediate and future requirements of the Boddington Swimming Pool. This initiative will allow ideas and input from regular pool users, to shape recommendations for upcoming Council discussions.

Recapping Boddington's Council Plan Review Workshops
Posted 19 April 2024 Recapping Boddington's Council Plan Review Workshops

Last week, Boddington hosted three workshops focusing on reviewing the current Council Plan. Two sessions welcomed community members to provide feedback on the draft plan and discuss priority issues. The insights gathered will shape the draft, which will be open for further community input in June.

Town Hall Painting
Posted 19 April 2024 Town Hall Painting

A new coat of paint has been applied to the exterior of Town Hall.

Connect with  Us
Posted 19 April 2024 Connect with Us

Come and say hello to Councillors and Shire staff on Tuesday 23 April from 2-5pm in front of the IGA. A fantastic opportunity to stay informed about project updates, ask questions, and engage directly with your local representatives.

Town Centre Revitalisation - Bin Upgrades
Posted 19 April 2024 Town Centre Revitalisation - Bin Upgrades

The Shire of Boddington is excited to announce that the bins along Bannister Road are being replaced during April and May.

Boddington Murals - Design Workshops
Posted 19 April 2024 Boddington Murals - Design Workshops

As the Shire embarks on the next phase of Mural installations, the community is invited to participate in shaping the vibrant murals that will brighten the town! Three design workshops aim to capture the spirit of the community in the murals.

Council Decisions: March 2024
Posted 04 April 2024 Council Decisions: March 2024

Youth Centre School Holiday Buzz
Posted 04 April 2024 Youth Centre School Holiday Buzz

The Shire of Boddington Youth Centre's school holiday program is in full swing, featuring a Pool and Table Tennis competition, an Easter Egg Hunt, and a Taste of Japan session with Sushi making and Origami!

Are you interested in business growth and development? Have your say in
Posted 04 April 2024 Are you interested in business growth and development? Have your say in shaping the priorities for the future

Join Us in Shaping Tomorrow: Community Workshops for Shire's Vision and
Posted 04 April 2024 Join Us in Shaping Tomorrow: Community Workshops for Shire's Vision and Priorities

Amended and Revoked Local Planning Policies
Posted 04 April 2024 Amended and Revoked Local Planning Policies

On Thursday, 28 March, 2024, Council approved the amended Local Planning Policy 7, Outbuildings. The Policy can be accessed on the Shire's website here. Additionally, the Council revoked several Local Planning Policies as they have been superseded by State Planning Policies and/or Local Planning Scheme No.3. These policies are; Local Planning Policy No. 4 Rural Residential Lots and Water Supplies Local Planning Policy No. 8 Fire Protection Local Planning Policy No. 12 Multiple Dwellings on Rural Land

Progress on Harvey Quindanning Road
Posted 04 April 2024 Progress on Harvey Quindanning Road

The completion of a 2km segment of Harvey Quindanning Road marks a significant milestone in connecting Boddington to the Southwest. This project aligns with a long-term plan to enhance road safety by sealing the route and was made possible through funding from both the Regional Road Group and the Shire of Boddington.

Proposed Gold Mining Heritage Spotlight
Posted 04 April 2024 Proposed Gold Mining Heritage Spotlight

Newmont Boddington Gold have generously offered to donate a dump truck for display in Boddington. This is an opportunity to create a unique tourism attraction for the town, while also highlighting the significant role of gold mining in our community's history and economy.

Easter Operating Hours
Posted 28 March 2024 Easter Operating Hours

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