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.
A number of snakes have been reported basking in the sun throughout the Shire this week. This is a reminder to remain vigilant in public spaces.
This is a reminder that in spring and summer, many reptiles emerge into public spaces that we occupy and this comes as a warning to take precautions to minimise the chance of encountering snakes.
See below advice from The Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions on how to deal with snakes.
If you see a snake on your property or a public place, please contact one of the following experienced wildlife relocators.
0437 739 796
9725 3377 or 0428 193 252
0448 990 699
0438 907 981
Charges for petrol
Important note: For your safety, do not try to remove the snake yourself or aggravate it. Many snake bites occur due to people attempting to remove the snake themselves. If bitten please seek medical advice immediately by calling 000.
Acknowledgement of Country
The Shire of Harvey acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.