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.
The Shire's Health Team continues to monitor mosquito larvae activity and mosquito breeding sites in the region.
Due to high tides in January, the Shire's Health Team has been treating mosquitoes three times a week and will continue to manage through to the end of the season.
Aerial treatment for the season was conducted in January, in addition to several ground treatments.
Another aerial treatment is scheduled for this week, and further treatments will be conducted as required.
The Shire’s Health Team reminds residents to remain vigilant about mosquitoes and continue managing their properties. Helpful tips include:
Please visit the Fight the Bite website for some tips about how you can help keep mosquito breeding low around your home.
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.