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Memorial Avenue upgrades
Posted 10 June 2024 Memorial Avenue upgrades

Work on Memorial Avenue in Mount Barker is well underway with base work preparation and kerbing completed and cement stabilisation due to be completed the second week of June.

Approved Local Planning Scheme Amendment
Posted 06 June 2024 Approved Local Planning Scheme Amendment

Local Planning Scheme No. 5 Amendment No. 1 approved by Minister for Planning.

Shire of Plantagenet Opposes Live Sheep Export Ban
Posted 30 May 2024 Shire of Plantagenet Opposes Live Sheep Export Ban

The Shire of Plantagenet Council has called on the Federal Government to reconsider its plan to end live sheep exports by 1 May 2028.

Pwakkenbak Mountain Bike Trail construction begins
Posted 15 May 2024 Pwakkenbak Mountain Bike Trail construction begins

Construction on Pwakkenbak Mountain Bike Trail begins 20 May.

Temporary road closure - Memorial Road
Posted 15 May 2024 Temporary road closure - Memorial Road

Memorial Road will be closed for upgrades from 21 May through to 18 June.

Disability Access and Inclusion Plan survey
Posted 01 May 2024 Disability Access and Inclusion Plan survey

The Shire of Plantagenet is currently reviewing its Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP) and is inviting members of the community to complete a survey.

Proposed Policy on Mining and Exploration
Posted 29 April 2024 Proposed Policy on Mining and Exploration

The Shire of Plantagenet invites submissions on the draft policy relating to Mining and Exploration in the Shire of Plantagenet.

Facelift for Mount Barker Memorial Swimming Pool
Posted 15 April 2024 Facelift for Mount Barker Memorial Swimming Pool

Although swimming season has finished, the pool has been a hive of activity with engineering tests being carried out.

Mead Street Parking Restrictions
Posted 27 March 2024 Mead Street Parking Restrictions

From 27 March parking restrictions are assigned to the Mead Street pull-in parking bay, with signs indicating the bay is a drop-off and pick-up parking zone only.

Wilson Park Recreational Masterplan gets green light
Posted 13 March 2024 Wilson Park Recreational Masterplan gets green light

Mount Barker will over time be the home of a new destination playground and shared community space, with a proposed $6.5m redevelopment of Wilson Park.

Pool redevelopment makes a splash 
Posted 18 January 2024 Pool redevelopment makes a splash 

Mount Barker Memorial Swimming Pool development got the green light at the December Council meeting, with plans approved for two new pool areas, extra shade and in-built water play equipment. 

Stage 2 of WA Plan for Plastics continues
Posted 08 January 2024 Stage 2 of WA Plan for Plastics continues

Information for businesses on the 1 March changes to the WA Plan for Plastics.

Budget responds to community priorities
Posted 28 July 2023 Budget responds to community priorities

The Shire of Plantagenet 2023-2024 budget balances responsible financial management with catering for the immediate and future needs of the community.

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