Yarloop and Surrounding Areas Place Advisory Group

The Shire of Harvey’s Advisory Groups aim to improve community engagement and inform the Shire of needs and aspirations in the community.

Each Advisory Group has Council Representatives and Community Representatives. 

Advisory Group meetings are open to the public. For further information, please contact the Community Development team on 9729 0300 or email.

Role of the Group

To advise the Shire of Harvey on strategies and policies for the Yarloop and Cookernup communities.

Objectives of the Group

  • Assist the Shire of Harvey to engage the community about priority projects, services and facilities.
  • Assist the Shire of Harvey to prioritise the Strategic Community Plan strategies and projects.
  • Assist the Shire of Harvey to identify opportunities for community development through creative utilisation of existing resources and assets.
  • Assist the Shire of Harvey by collectively identifying, supporting and working towards projects that serve to build community pride and capacity.

Next Meeting

Wednesday, 15 May 2024 at 1pm at the Yarloop Community Resource Centre (23 Station Street, Yarloop).

Meeting Minutes

Yarloop and Surrounding Areas Place Advisory Group minutes - 13 December 2023

Yarloop and Surrounding Areas Place Advisory Group Terms of Reference. 


Council Representatives

ImageNameContact details


Cr  James Junio

Mobile: 0452 652 430

Email: james.junio@harvey.wa.gov.au

Cr Wendy Dickinson  

Mobile: 0428 564 490

Email: wendy.dickinson@harvey.wa.gov.au

Cr Robyn Coleman

Mobile: 0418 959 595

Email: robyn.coleman@harvey.wa.gov.au

Community Representatives


Kathryn Camisa 

An experienced Adminstrator with a wealth of local knowledge of  Yarloop community groups, schools and businesses

Helen Alexander

Life member of the Yarloop Bowling Club and Yarloop Community Resource Centre committee member
Frank Bellairs Passionate Yarloop community advocate with local community group experience 
Phillip Garside Owner of Yarloop Post Office and enthusiastic Yarloop community supporter