Restricted Burning Period until 14 December 2023

Permits to burn are required for the restricted burning period and must be obtained from the Bush Fire Control Officer.

For up to date information regarding Total Fire Bans and community warnings about emergencies visit Emergency WA

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Community Support Grant

Grant applications for the Community Support Grant up to $5,000 are now closed and currently being assessed for the May Ordinary Council.

This grant category provides funding to community groups for projects that build community resilience and support a safe, accessible, and connected community where everyone has the opportunity to contribute and belong.

You will need to discuss your project with Shire Officer's prior to submitting an application.


  • Contribute to capacity of community groups and organisations.
  • Contribute to life-long learning.
  • Celebrate and encourage cultural diversity and social inclusion.
  • Contribute to capacity and support wellbeing of young people.
  • Enhance community identity and sense of belonging.
  • Promote an active and healthy lifestyle.
  • Grow and develop an age-friendly community.
  • Facilitate the emotional and social development of children.
  • Contribute the Shire’s ongoing aspiration to become the most accessible and inclusive community in regional Western Australia.
  • Encourage conservation and appreciation of our natural resources.
  • Contribute to community resilience.
  • Improve the health and mental wellbeing of the community.
  • Support for housing and homelessness.

Funding available

Applications for up to $1,000 are open all year until the total funding pool of $10,000 has been exhausted. 100% of the total project cost is available to be funded.

Applications for up to $5,000 are now closed.

The total funding pool is $50,000.

Webinars and Workshops have now concluded. If you would like a copy of the presentation or view the recording, please contact Community Development. 

How to apply

  1. Read the application guidelines.
  2. Discuss your project with a member of the Community Development Team
  3. Apply online for projects up to $1,000
  4. Apply online for projects up to $5,000

For any grant submission queries please contact the Community Development Team