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EXMOUTH CELEBRATES ITS VOLUNTEERS
Posted 20 May 2022 EXMOUTH CELEBRATES ITS VOLUNTEERS

Awards Night acknowledges the ongoing support those local volunteers provide to the Exmouth community and its services More than 40 nominations across sports, non-for-profit and emergency services have been received

EXMOUTH NOMINATED AS GWN7 TOURISM TOWN FINALIST
Posted 03 May 2022 EXMOUTH NOMINATED AS GWN7 TOURISM TOWN FINALIST

For the third year in a row, Exmouth has made it to the finalist list of the GWN7 Tourism Awards. Two local filmmakers captured Exmouth’s Heart & Soul in this years submission Imagine. From 9am on May 3rd 2022 the public can vote online for their favourite town or city and go into the draw to win a $5,000 holiday in Western Australia or a $500 voucher to spend at any RAC Park or Resort

EXMOUTH BIKE PARK OFFICIALLY OPENED
Posted 29 April 2022 EXMOUTH BIKE PARK OFFICIALLY OPENED

• Shire of Exmouth, Woodside and Cape Range Riders officially open the long-awaited Exmouth Bike Park • More than 100 attended the Opening Event on Wednesday, 27/4/2022 • Exmouth Bike Park is an exceptional asset to the outdoor activities on offer within the Exmouth Recreational Precinct

ANZAC DAY DAWN SERVICE IN EXMOUTH
Posted 26 April 2022 ANZAC DAY DAWN SERVICE IN EXMOUTH

Residents and visitors reflect at Exmouth Anzac Day commemorative services More than 500 people attended the local dawn service

SHIRE OF EXMOUTH CONFIRMS UPGRADE TO THE EXMOUTH TOWN BEACH PRECINCT, A
Posted 22 April 2022 SHIRE OF EXMOUTH CONFIRMS UPGRADE TO THE EXMOUTH TOWN BEACH PRECINCT, A FIRST OF MANY NINGALOO ECLIPSE LEGACY PROJECTS

Shire of Exmouth is able to fund and deliver the long-planned upgrades in time for the Ningaloo Eclipse in 2023. Planned projects and infrastructure upgrades surrounding the Ningaloo Eclipse Event will enable the community to benefit long-term from this once-in-a-lifetime event

SHIRE OF EXMOUTH SUPPORTS LOCAL INITATIVES WITH COMMUNITY AND SPORTING
Posted 19 April 2022 SHIRE OF EXMOUTH SUPPORTS LOCAL INITATIVES WITH COMMUNITY AND SPORTING GRANTS

Shire of Exmouth Community and Sporting Grant (CSG) Recipients announced. The CSG offers up to $1,500 ex GST to eligible local organisations to support small-scale initiatives.

DIVE IN MOVIES BACK AT THE PALTRIDGE MEMORIAL SWIMMING POOL
Posted 18 February 2022 DIVE IN MOVIES BACK AT THE PALTRIDGE MEMORIAL SWIMMING POOL

The Paltridge Memorial Swimming Pool has two great outdoor cinema events planned for February and March. The “Dive In” Movie initiative offers families the chance to enjoy classic movies on the big screen.

CREATIVE RECYCLING AND REUSE SUPPORTED BY THE SHIRE OF EXMOUTH
Posted 21 December 2021 CREATIVE RECYCLING AND REUSE SUPPORTED BY THE SHIRE OF EXMOUTH

Destination banners get a chance of a second life, thanks to local artist Sabina Finnern If community members and the local government work together a circular economy model can work in a remote location like Exmouth

EXMAS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS COMPETITION WINNERS ARE IN
Posted 20 December 2021 EXMAS CHRISTMAS LIGHTS COMPETITION WINNERS ARE IN

EXMAS Christmas Lights Competition participants share $2,500 in prize vouchers, funded by the Shire of Exmouth and Horizon Power Council supports the “shop local” all-year around, and especially this Christmas to support Exmouth businesses

FREE PAPER CAR LITTER BAGS TO REDUCE ROADSIDE LITTER
Posted 30 November 2021 FREE PAPER CAR LITTER BAGS TO REDUCE ROADSIDE LITTER

Exmouth is one of the leading towns in Western Australia working to reduce plastics in the environment, yet it still has a problem with littering.

EXMOUTH REMEMBERS: 103 YEARS SINCE SIGNING OF ARMISTICE 
Posted 12 November 2021 EXMOUTH REMEMBERS: 103 YEARS SINCE SIGNING OF ARMISTICE 

NEW SHIRE OF EXMOUTH COUNCIL SWORN IN
Posted 22 October 2021 NEW SHIRE OF EXMOUTH COUNCIL SWORN IN

SPECTACULAR HMAS GASCOYNE FREEDOM OF ENTRY PARADE IN EXMOUTH MAKES FOR A
Posted 11 October 2021 SPECTACULAR HMAS GASCOYNE FREEDOM OF ENTRY PARADE IN EXMOUTH MAKES FOR A SCHOOL HOLIDAY HIGHLIGHT

For the first time in 19 years, visitors and residents alike have been able to witness the HMAS Gascoyne Freedom of Entry in Exmouth.

ENDORSED SCHEME AMENDMENT NO.4 ENABLES WORKERS ACCOMMODATION
Posted 29 September 2021 ENDORSED SCHEME AMENDMENT NO.4 ENABLES WORKERS ACCOMMODATION

• Changes will enable the development of temporary workers accommodation within Service Commercial zoned land • Council keeps progressing other options and proposals to relieve the town's accommodation shortage

SHIRE OF EXMOUTH WELCOMES FIVE NEW AUSTRALIANS
Posted 23 September 2021 SHIRE OF EXMOUTH WELCOMES FIVE NEW AUSTRALIANS

• Five conferees from five countries welcomed as Australian citizens, including long-time residents and business owners. • 20th anniversary of Australian Citizenship Day this months increases community awareness of Australian citizenship.

COUNCIL INVESTS IN MULTI-FACETED APPROACH TO DEAL WITH ILLEGAL CAMPING
Posted 07 September 2021 COUNCIL INVESTS IN MULTI-FACETED APPROACH TO DEAL WITH ILLEGAL CAMPING ACTIVITIES

Illegal camping undermines efforts to protect the area’s unique environment and will not be tolerated any longer. The Council doesn’t provide free or low-cost overnight parking and camping, but it operates an Emergency Overflow Caravan Park in addition to the four commercial operators who fill that need. Early morning patrols and afternoon educational approaches will be increased immediately with three additional Rangers.

EXMOUTH'S COUNCIL SHARES COMMUNITY SURVEY RESULTS
Posted 26 August 2021 EXMOUTH'S COUNCIL SHARES COMMUNITY SURVEY RESULTS

The long-awaited results of the Exmouth Community Survey 2021 have been presented to the public at today's August Ordinary Council Meeting Councillors made a public stand on their commitment towards good governance and transparent leadership in collaboration with the Exmouth community

PUBLICATION OF THE EPA ENVIRONMENTAL CUMULATIVE STUDY
Posted 20 August 2021 PUBLICATION OF THE EPA ENVIRONMENTAL CUMULATIVE STUDY

Proposed Scheme Amendment No.5 to Local Planning Scheme No.4
Posted 13 August 2021 Proposed Scheme Amendment No.5 to Local Planning Scheme No.4

NEW CEO APPOINTED AT SHIRE OF EXMOUTH
Posted 30 July 2021 NEW CEO APPOINTED AT SHIRE OF EXMOUTH

SIX NEW AUSTRALIANS MAKING THE PLEDGE
Posted 22 July 2021 SIX NEW AUSTRALIANS MAKING THE PLEDGE

The conferees from 5 countries, including UK, New Zealand, Italy, Czech Republic and Switzerland, received their citizenship during a ceremony at the Ningaloo Centre.

KEEP EXMOUTH CLEAN AND BEAUTIFUL WHEN TRAVELLING THE CAPE AND THE REGION
Posted 21 July 2021 KEEP EXMOUTH CLEAN AND BEAUTIFUL WHEN TRAVELLING THE CAPE AND THE REGION

• Community Litter Grants is a great opportunity to support new initiatives and promote a cleaner, safer environment. • Litter management included within Council's engagement to reduce waste and encourage recycling

BUDGET FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Posted 17 July 2021 BUDGET FOCUS ON ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AND INFRASTRUCTURE

The 2021/22 budget was endorsed by Council at the Ordinary Council Meeting on June 24. The 2021/22 budget allows for increased spending on waste and recycling, community engagement and infrastructure projects, including an $11.098m capital expenditure program.

UNSUNG LOCAL HEROES HONOURED AT EXMOUTH AWARDS NIGHT
Posted 21 May 2021 UNSUNG LOCAL HEROES HONOURED AT EXMOUTH AWARDS NIGHT

Last night, the Shire of Exmouth recognised the outstanding efforts of the town's volunteers and sports stars at an awards presentation evening at the Ningaloo Centre.

EXMOUTH AMONGST 2021 TOP TOURISM TOWN AWARDEES
Posted 05 May 2021 EXMOUTH AMONGST 2021 TOP TOURISM TOWN AWARDEES

DAUGHTER OF PALTRIDGE MEMORIAL POOL’S NAMESAKE REVISITS EXMOUTH
Posted 30 April 2021 DAUGHTER OF PALTRIDGE MEMORIAL POOL’S NAMESAKE REVISITS EXMOUTH

DOUBLE-WIN FOR EXMOUTH’S AVID YOUNG READERS
Posted 29 April 2021 DOUBLE-WIN FOR EXMOUTH’S AVID YOUNG READERS

• After a two-year hiatus, Scribblers Festival's Golden Feather Hunt returned with five Golden Feathers hidden between the pages of books at local libraries across Western Australia, Spanning all the way from the Great Southern to the Kimberley. • Exmouth Public Library participated again and had the first two lucky feather finders in the library last week

NINE NEW CITIZENS WELCOMED LOCALLY IN EXMOUTH
Posted 27 April 2021 NINE NEW CITIZENS WELCOMED LOCALLY IN EXMOUTH

COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTING HOW CREATIVITY CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE ON A LOCAL LEVEL
Posted 08 April 2021 COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTING HOW CREATIVITY CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE ON A LOCAL LEVEL

• Award-winning photographer Gary Meredith involved in a workshop with 15 Exmouth locals, upskilling their photography levels • Solo exhibition "The Desert collection" on display at the Tantabiddi Travelling Gallery until 25 May 2021

CONTAINER'S FOR CHANGE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO LOCAL CLUBS AND
Posted 31 March 2021 CONTAINER'S FOR CHANGE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO LOCAL CLUBS AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS

The success story of Containers for Change in Exmouth began on 1 October. Record numbers of 30,000 to 50,000 containers that are recycled on a Saturday morning are well above the average of neighbouring towns of Carnarvon and Meekatharra.

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