Restricted Burning Period from 2 November to 14 December 2022

The restricted burning period dates are subject to change due to variable weather conditions. 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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Youth Events

The Shire of Harvey provides a variety of creative, sport and recreational events for young people that are fun and inclusive.

The Shire hosts two main annual events and we are proud to support various youth school holidays events and activities throughout the year. 

If you have any questions about these events, please call our Community Development Officer on 9729 0330 or email.

Youth Photo Exhibition

About the event

Entries are now open for the Voices of Youth Photo Exhibition.

Photographers aged 10-18 can submit up to 5 photos each that reflects the theme "What's important to YOUth."

Entry is free. Please email your photo/s to along with a
description of the image/s. 

Or drop in copies to Shire of Harvey libraries with your name, contact details and description of image/s. 

Submissions close on 10 December.

Read more about prizes here.


About the event

The Shire's annual iconic Youth Festival, Youthchella is set to be held at the Australind Foreshore on Saturday, 21 January 2023.

Planning for the 2023 event is currently underway with more details to come.


Young Leaders Conference

About the event

The goal of the conference is to empower and inspire emerging leaders and provide the necessary tools to identify and understand community issues around them.

The Young Leaders Conference welcomes young people aged 10 to 18 who are motivated to expand their leadership skills and engage in important discussions with a focus on leadership opportunities and inclusion solutions.

The Young Leaders Conference is supported by the Department of Communities.

Planning for the 2023 Young Leaders Conference is currently underway.


School Holiday Activities

About these events

School holidays begin on December 14, 2022.

If you have some great suggestions for the next round of school holiday events, please email them to our Youth Trainee.


Voices of Our Youth - Annual Survey

Young people in the Shire of Harvey can now have their say through the Voices of our Youth Annual Survey.

The Survey gives youth an opportunity to share their needs, experiences and aspirations.

This feedback will help the Shire develop an increasingly fun, safe and welcoming community for young people.

The Survey is for residents aged 10 to 18. Participants will go in a draw to win a $100 voucher.

Have your say here.