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.
Every year several scholarships are offered to Shire residents aged 15 to 25 years to participate in a Youth Explorer Voyage onboard the sailing ship STS Leeuwin II.
Every year several scholarships are offered to Shire residents aged 15 to 25 years via the Leeuwin Sail Training Program, to participate in a Youth Explorer Voyage onboard the sailing ship STS Leeuwin II.
In December 2021 four young Shire residents sailed from Fremantle and in January 2022, another six young participants set sail in Bunbury.
The Leeuwin Sail Training Program began in 1989 with Shire residents sponsored by the Shire of Harvey, the Rotary Club of Harvey and the Lions Clubs of Harvey, Brunswick and Australind.
Find out about the Leeuwin scholarships.
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.