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Start training and save the date for two 2022 triathlon events
Posted 16 December 2021 Start training and save the date for two 2022 triathlon events

The Shire of East Pilbara is excited to announce the dates for the 2022 Newman Triathlon and the return of the Marble Bar Reverse Triathlon.

Shire of East Pilbara supports police activities to reduce crime in Newman
Posted 08 December 2021 Shire of East Pilbara supports police activities to reduce crime in Newman

The Shire of East Pilbara would like to acknowledge the ongoing and outstanding efforts of East Pilbara police in reducing crime and urges the community to support policing activities.

Greater reach for waste education with translated videos
Posted 22 November 2021 Greater reach for waste education with translated videos

The Shire of East Pilbara is proud the announce the release of three waste and recycling videos with English and Martu Wangka translations, made possible as a result of a grant.

Community safety focus with upcoming install of Newman CCTV cameras
Posted 19 November 2021 Community safety focus with upcoming install of Newman CCTV cameras

The Shire of East Pilbara is putting community safety in sharp focus with the announcement of CCTV cameras’ installation beginning next month.

Newman a finalist for two Tidy Towns awards
Posted 04 November 2021 Newman a finalist for two Tidy Towns awards

The Shire of East Pilbara would like to thank the local community for taking waste sustainability education to heart, which has resulted in Newman being nominated in two Tidy Towns awards.

Newman A Finalist For Two Tidy Towns Awards
Posted 04 November 2021 Newman A Finalist For Two Tidy Towns Awards

The Shire of East Pilbara would like to thank the local community for taking waste sustainability education to heart, which has resulted in Newman being nominated in two Tidy Towns awards.

Call For Residents To Share Their Vision For The Future Of The Shire
Posted 02 November 2021 Call For Residents To Share Their Vision For The Future Of The Shire

The Shire of East Pilbara is encouraging all residents to share their vision for the region’s future as part of the Strategic Community Plan 2022-2031 development.

Call for residents to share their vision for the future of the Shire
Posted 02 November 2021 Call for residents to share their vision for the future of the Shire

The Shire of East Pilbara is encouraging all residents to share their vision for the region’s future as part of the Strategic Community Plan 2022-2031 development.

Councillor Anthony Middleton Re-Elected As Shire President
Posted 22 October 2021 Councillor Anthony Middleton Re-Elected As Shire President

Anthony Middleton has been re-elected as the President of the Shire of East Pilbara, with Councillor Wendy McWhirter-Brooks elected Deputy President at the first Council meeting since the Local Government Elections on October 16.

AFL Premiership West Coast Legend To Join Volunteer And Sport Award Night
Posted 15 October 2021 AFL Premiership West Coast Legend To Join Volunteer And Sport Award Night

The Shire of East Pilbara is proud to announce the AFL’s West Coast Eagles Premiership player legend Glen Jakovich will be attending this year’s Community and Sports Star Awards next month.

Not Too Late To Vote In Shire's Local Government Elections
Posted 08 October 2021 Not Too Late To Vote In Shire's Local Government Elections

With just over a week left before the end of the Local Government election, the Shire of East Pilbara is urging eligible residents to vote for their preferred South Ward Councillors.

Over 1.8 Million Containers Refunded In First Year Of Containers For Change
Posted 04 October 2021 Over 1.8 Million Containers Refunded In First Year Of Containers For Change

The Shire of East Pilbara would like to thank the community for their whole-hearted adoption of the Containers for Change program, which has resulted in more than $183,000 back to the community.

Community Citizen Of The Year Nominations Open
Posted 24 September 2021 Community Citizen Of The Year Nominations Open

Do you know an amazing person? Do you want to recognise a member of the community? Nominations for Citizen of the Year are now open!

Shire Of East Pilbara Welcomes Its Newest Australian Citizens
Posted 22 September 2021 Shire Of East Pilbara Welcomes Its Newest Australian Citizens

The Shire of East Pilbara celebrated Australian Citizenship Day on Friday September 17, with a citizenship ceremony for 28 of our community’s newest citizens in Newman and Nullagine.

Capricorn Complex - Gate Opening/Closing Times
Posted 21 September 2021 Capricorn Complex - Gate Opening/Closing Times

The Shire of East Pilbara has installed pedestrian access gates to Capricorn Complex on Welsh Drive, and between South Newman Primary School and Newman High School.

Pilbara Wild Dog Aerial & Ground Baiting Program
Posted 05 September 2021 Pilbara Wild Dog Aerial & Ground Baiting Program

The Pilbara Regional Biosecurity Group Inc. (Pilbara RBG) advises residents and travellers that during September 2018 a community aerial and ground baiting program (using 1080 meat baits) to control wild dogs will be carried out.

Resident Notice - Crack Sealing Works
Posted 21 July 2021 Resident Notice - Crack Sealing Works

Please be advised that commencing on Thursday 22 July to Friday 6 August 2021, SuperSealing (on behalf of Shire of East Pilbara) will be carrying out crack sealing works on various streets within Newman.

Yurlu Caravan Park Update
Posted 09 July 2021 Yurlu Caravan Park Update

Yurlu Caravan Park Newman is reaching maximum capacity almost every day as we see all of our wonderful tourists in the region.

Newman Recreation Centre Update
Posted 29 June 2021 Newman Recreation Centre Update

Please note the Perth and Peel regions have entered a minimum 4-day lockdown from 12.01am, Tuesday 29 June 2021 until 12.01am, Saturday 3 July, 2021.

Yurlu Caravan Park Newman
Posted 25 June 2021 Yurlu Caravan Park Newman

The Shire of East Pilbara is proud to showcase the region’s Aboriginal cultural heritage through the naming of the Yurlu Caravan Park, Newman.

Have Your Voice Heard - Newman Town Centre Development Strategy Listening
Posted 22 June 2021 Have Your Voice Heard - Newman Town Centre Development Strategy Listening Post

The Shire of East Pilbara, with funding from BHP, is preparing a Development Strategy for the improvement of the Newman Town Centre.

Nullagine Playground A Win For The Community
Posted 10 June 2021 Nullagine Playground A Win For The Community

Children in the Shire of East Pilbara are already taking full advantage of a brand new playground installed at Gallop Park in Nullagine.

New Shire Of East Pilbara Brand Incorporating Aboriginal Artwork Launched
Posted 09 June 2021 New Shire Of East Pilbara Brand Incorporating Aboriginal Artwork Launched During Reconciliation Week

The Shire of East Pilbara is proud to announce its Brand Evolution, launched during Reconciliation Week on May 27th to June 3rd.

Meaningful Conversation And Celebrations At The Fourth Annual
Posted 04 June 2021 Meaningful Conversation And Celebrations At The Fourth Annual Reconciliation Ball

The Reconciliation Ball made a triumphant return to Newman on the weekend, with more than 250 people turning out to recognise the reconciliation movement in the region.

Community Notice - Recycling Bin Tagging Program Update
Posted 03 June 2021 Community Notice - Recycling Bin Tagging Program Update

The Bin Tagging auditing program undertaken by the Shire of East Pilbara in Newman during April and May 2021 will continue into June 2021 and whenever it is felt necessary thereafter.

East Pilbara History Appeal
Posted 30 May 2021 East Pilbara History Appeal

Do you have a piece of East Pilbara history that could be part of a local history collection of our region? You’re encouraged to look for items and other records that together will form part of the history of the area.

Community Notice - Recycling Bin Tagging Program
Posted 21 May 2021 Community Notice - Recycling Bin Tagging Program

The Shire of East Pilbara has been undertaking a ‘bin tagging’ auditing program in Newman during April and May 2021.

Shire President Lynne Craigie OAM Retires After Almost 18 Years
Posted 18 May 2021 Shire President Lynne Craigie OAM Retires After Almost 18 Years Dedication To The East Pilbara

The Shire of East Pilbara would like to recognise and celebrate the incredible career and outstanding devotion of Shire President Lynne Craigie OAM for her past 18 years in Local Government, after she retired from her position on May 15.

Containers For Change Hits 1 Million Milestone In Newman
Posted 08 May 2021 Containers For Change Hits 1 Million Milestone In Newman

The Shire of East Pilbara would like to congratulate the community for reaching 1 million items deposited at the Containers for Change refund point in Newman, showcasing their dedication to improving the environment.

April Council Meeting Update
Posted 03 May 2021 April Council Meeting Update

The April Council meeting was held on Friday 30th in Newman. Councillors and Shire staff thanked Shire President Lynne Craigie OAM for her 17 years of service at the Shire of East Pilbara as an Elected Member and said their farewells.

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