Caravan Park Enhancement
Posted 06 October 2023 Caravan Park Enhancement

After months of collaboration and planning, the Concept Plan for the enhancement of the Boddington Caravan Park has been adopted by Council. This marks a significant milestone in the project to revitalise the existing park, and establish new accommodation options in Boddington.

Vote for your Community Gym Name
Posted 05 October 2023 Vote for your Community Gym Name

It's time to influence the identity of the Community Gym by casting your vote for its name. After considering a number of excellent suggestions, we've narrowed it down to the top four options.

Connect at the Community Markets
Posted 05 October 2023 Connect at the Community Markets

Come and say hello to Councillors and Shire staff at the Community Markets on 15 October. This is a fantastic opportunity to stay informed about project updates, ask questions, and engage directly with your local representatives. Stay in the loop about the latest developments, projects, and initiatives happening in our Shire.

Club Drive Footpath
Posted 04 October 2023 Club Drive Footpath

The Shire is happy to announce that it has secured $50,000 funding through the WA Bicycle Network Grants program for the Club Drive Shared Path project. The 430m construction project will complete a critical link in the Shire’s path network, providing a connection between the current path on Club Drive and Hakea Road.

Adventure Storytime – Music & Movement
Posted 30 September 2023 Adventure Storytime – Music & Movement

A splendid day unfolded at Hotham Park, where musical instruments filled the air, and children danced on the grass. Don't forget to mark your calendar: Better Beginnings Storytime takes place every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 9 am in the Boddington Library.

Community Grant Program: Round 2 Applications Opening Soon!
Posted 29 September 2023 Community Grant Program: Round 2 Applications Opening Soon!

Applications for Round 2 of the Community Grant Program for 2023-24 open on 2 October 2023. The Application Form and Guidelines are available to download from the Grants page on the Shire’s website.

Photography Competition
Posted 29 September 2023 Photography Competition

Calling all amateur photographers! It’s time to pick up your camera. Wander, explore, and experience the moments that capture the beauty and spirit of our community.

Tennis Court Revitalisation
Posted 29 September 2023 Tennis Court Revitalisation

The revitalisation of the Boddington Tennis Courts has begun. This revitalisation includes an upgrade to the tennis court surfaces and the replacement of the tennis nets. It's expected that the project will be finished by Friday 6 October.

Niche Wall Installation at Quindanning Cemetery
Posted 29 September 2023 Niche Wall Installation at Quindanning Cemetery

The installation of the Niche Wall at Quindanning Cemetery, which has been eagerly awaited due to numerous requests, is scheduled for completion by the second week of October. This will offer families a dedicated location to inter the ashes of their loved ones at Quindanning Cemetery.

Nominate your 2024 Community Citizen of the Year
Posted 27 September 2023 Nominate your 2024 Community Citizen of the Year

It’s time to start thinking about who is doing amazing things in our local community! The Community Citizen of the Year Awards gives us the opportunity to celebrate the positive impact of individuals and groups who are engaged and committed to our local area. Whether they are a nominee or recipient, we can all celebrate their outstanding contribution, because we’re all part of the story.

Swimming Pool Opening Soon
Posted 26 September 2023 Swimming Pool Opening Soon

Time to dust off those bathers, it's nearly pool time! The Boddington Swimming Pool will reopen for the 2023-24 season at 1pm on Sunday, 15 October. Thankyou to Matt and Dylan from Contract Aquatic Services for undertaking pre-season preparation.

The Hunt is on! Will you find a Golden Feather?
Posted 22 September 2023 The Hunt is on! Will you find a Golden Feather?

Scribblers Festival celebrates storytelling in all its forms. Each year 15,000 feather shaped bookmarks are hidden in the children’s and young adult section of libraries across Western Australia. Boddington Library is one of 159 participating libraries, so head into the Library to borrow a book and see if you are a lucky winner. Feather finders have the opportunity to win a variety of prizes while fuelling a love of reading.

Extraordinary Election to be held
Posted 20 September 2023 Extraordinary Election to be held

At the close of the nomination period for the Local Government Elections, one nomination was received for four vacancies, being Eugene Smalberger. An extraordinary election will be held by the end of February 2024, to fill the remaining vacancies.

Scavenger Hunt at Hotham Parks New Playground
Posted 19 September 2023 Scavenger Hunt at Hotham Parks New Playground

The sun was out, and there were feathers and leaves to find! The new toddler playground was a big hit for the scavenger hunt. What better way to explore the new playground than with a treasure hunt?

Adventure Storytime – Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Posted 17 September 2023 Adventure Storytime – Teddy Bears’ Picnic

A beautiful sunny morning for teddy bear stories and songs, T-Rex’s and favourite toys.

Inclusive Clubs Series Launched
Posted 15 September 2023 Inclusive Clubs Series Launched

With a number of sporting clubs and community groups indicating desire to create the most welcoming environments for their members, the Shire is set to launch the Inclusive Clubs Series to equip community groups and sporting clubs with a range of e-resources. Following a number of recent AGMs, this is an ideal time to check your community group and sporting club details are current with the Shire. To remain updated, email your groups’ contact details (email and phone number) for the President, Secretary and Treasurer roles to

Community Gym Update
Posted 15 September 2023 Community Gym Update

The transformation of the old pavilion into a community gym is underway. - Ceiling installation completed - Preparation for bathroom facilities commenced - Gym equipment ordered - Flooring ordered

Community Champion | Jemma Vance
Posted 05 September 2023 Community Champion | Jemma Vance

Jemma has been nominated as a Community Champion for her dedication to the Boddington District High School P & C. Jemma is currently the President of the P & C and has been instrumental in the fundraising efforts of the P & C along with her committee.

Candidate Profile Elections 2023 - E Smalberger
Posted 05 September 2023 Candidate Profile Elections 2023 - E Smalberger

Hotham Park Toddler Playground: Now Open!
Posted 05 September 2023 Hotham Park Toddler Playground: Now Open!

We're excited to announce the Toddler Playground at Hotham Park is NOW OPEN! A safe play zone for your little ones, complete with soft play zones, cooling shade sails, and endless fun. Bring your busy toddlers and let them explore this wonderful space.

Boddington Recognised as Top Performer
Posted 03 September 2023 Boddington Recognised as Top Performer

The Shire of Boddington has been recognised as one of the top 20 best practice Local Governments in Western Australia for financial reporting and controls. This achievement acknowledges the performance of Shire across a number of criteria including the timely preparation for audit, high quality financial reporting, and maintenance of good financial management controls.

High School Donates 6 Revitalised Bikes to Boddington Youth Centre
Posted 02 September 2023 High School Donates 6 Revitalised Bikes to Boddington Youth Centre

Boddington District High School students have enthusiastically revitalised six bicycles, which they have now generously presented to the Shire of Boddington. These bikes will find a new home at the Boddington Youth Centre.

Book Week 2023
Posted 01 September 2023 Book Week 2023

Dress Up day for Book Week 2023 ‘Read, Grow and Inspire’. The children at Better Beginnings enjoyed a Dress up Day on Thursday. Book Week encourages young children to develop a lifelong love of books, with dressing up helping to bring the books to life.

Aged Accommodation Care Project
Posted 31 August 2023 Aged Accommodation Care Project

The Shire of Boddington is pleased to announce significant progress in its Aged Care Accommodation project. Following a careful review of three potential sites for a new Residential Aged Care facility, the Shire, in collaboration with specialists in the industry, has identified and secured the necessary land to progress the project within the Hospital precinct and adjacent to the Independent Living Units (ILV’s).

Lighting of the Boddington Sign
Posted 18 August 2023 Lighting of the Boddington Sign

The Boddington sign on the Albany Highway will soon light up, with a stunning light installation scheduled for early September.

Electric Vehicle Chargers
Posted 18 August 2023 Electric Vehicle Chargers

Boddington is set to benefit from new rapid EV (electric vehicle) chargers, after being awarded $17,513 by the WA State Government as a contribution to install two EV charging stations in the town centre.

Winter Grading
Posted 18 August 2023 Winter Grading

Winter grading, a crucial aspect of road maintenance and preparation, is currently in full swing and is showing good progress. The efforts of the road maintenance teams have yielded positive outcomes. The wet weather continues to provide challenging conditions, with a significant amount of grading scheduled.

Name your Community Gym
Posted 18 August 2023 Name your Community Gym

Shire of Boddington residents are invited to submit suggestions for the official name of the Boddington Community Gym. During planning ‘Boddington Community Gym’ has been a working title and a permanent name is needed ahead of the facility opening later in 2023-24.

Boddington Community Wellbeing Plan Survey
Posted 18 August 2023 Boddington Community Wellbeing Plan Survey

Boddington Community Wellbeing Plan Survey What is in this survey? The Boddington Health & Wellbeing Survey covers three main areas of interest to the Boddington Community Wellbeing Plan committee: • Community perceptions of local alcohol, other drug, mental health and suicide related issues. • Understanding of what alcohol and other drug [AOD], mental health [MH] related services would be/are accessed by community • Strategies to address these issues that would be supported by the community. .

Town Centre Revitalisation Masterplan
Posted 14 August 2023 Town Centre Revitalisation Masterplan

The planning for increased vibrancy and functionality of key components of the Boddington Townsite is now complete.

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