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.
Magpie breeding season is here, and residents are urged to take extra precautions when outdoors.
The arrival of spring heralds the start of the nesting season, and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions – Parks and Wildlife Service is urging Western Australians to look out for swooping birds, such as magpies.
From August to November, it is the nesting season for magpies. Occasionally, male magpies become territorial to protect their young and may swoop if they believe the nest or offspring are in danger.
The following steps can be followed to avoid or reduce the impact of a swooping magpie:
The Shire has been notified about magpies swooping in the following locations:
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.