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Closure of Wyndham and Kununurra Shire Office Administration Buildings
Posted 03 April 2020 Closure of Wyndham and Kununurra Shire Office Administration Buildings

As a local government, we are responsible for taking precautionary measures to minimise risks to community health at Shire facilities in the face of this pandemic:

Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley Council agrees to defer Melbourne –
Posted 02 April 2020 Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley Council agrees to defer Melbourne – Kununurra direct flights trial to 2021 due to the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic

At the Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley’s Ordinary Council Meeting, held 24 March 2020, Council agreed that the 2020 direct flights trial between Melbourne and Kununurra be deferred to 2021.

Kimberley Shires United in COVID-19 Fight
Posted 02 April 2020 Kimberley Shires United in COVID-19 Fight

The four Kimberley Shires are united in their support for medical teams that are at the coal face of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘We recognise and appreciate the service of the medical professionals in our region and the contribution that they continue to make,’ said Cr Chris Mitchell, Chair of the Kimberley Regional Group.

Pilbara and Kimberley warned of increased Murray Valley Encephalitis
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Posted 01 April 2020 Pilbara and Kimberley warned of increased Murray Valley Encephalitis

The Department of Health is warning Pilbara and Kimberley residents to take additional precautions to avoid mosquito bites following continued detections of Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) virus. While no human cases of MVE have been reported this year, evidence of the virus has now been detected from the sentinel chicken surveillance program coordinated by the Department of Health, PathWest and local governments, to provide early warning of virus activity.

Public playgrounds, outside gyms and skate parks to close 12pm midday today
Posted 30 March 2020 Public playgrounds, outside gyms and skate parks to close 12pm midday today

Closure of Certain Places of Business, Worship and Entertainment
Posted 27 March 2020 Closure of Certain Places of Business, Worship and Entertainment Directions (No2)

Shire urges the community to take the advice of the Federal Government
Posted 26 March 2020 Shire urges the community to take the advice of the Federal Government and not gather in groups, if it is not necessary

Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley Council make a number of resolutions at
Posted 25 March 2020 Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley Council make a number of resolutions at Council meeting in recognition of the COVID-19 pandemic

CANCELLED - Free Waste Weekend
Posted 25 March 2020 CANCELLED - Free Waste Weekend

Local Government supports the Government actions to protect the Kimberley
Posted 24 March 2020 Local Government supports the Government actions to protect the Kimberley

Ordinary Council Meeting - Social Distancing
Posted 23 March 2020 Ordinary Council Meeting - Social Distancing

SWEK Public Facilities to close today
Posted 23 March 2020 SWEK Public Facilities to close today

Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley works closely with government agencies
Posted 21 March 2020 Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley works closely with government agencies and Kimberley Councils in relation to travel restrictions, service delivery and social distancing

CANCELLED- Wyndham Town Second Consultation
Posted 20 March 2020 CANCELLED- Wyndham Town Second Consultation

Coronavirus Event Cancellation Media Release
Posted 19 March 2020 Coronavirus Event Cancellation Media Release

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Posted 17 March 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Kelly's knob access restricted
Posted 11 March 2020 Kelly's knob access restricted

Wyndham Town Second Consultation
Posted 06 March 2020 Wyndham Town Second Consultation

Stay safe after Cyclone Esther
Posted 03 March 2020 Stay safe after Cyclone Esther

Lake Argyle Road Closed
Posted 02 March 2020 Lake Argyle Road Closed

Lake Argyle Road Open
Posted 01 March 2020 Lake Argyle Road Open

Footpath Hazard - Weaber Plain Road
Posted 29 February 2020 Footpath Hazard - Weaber Plain Road

Swimming Pools Closed
Posted 28 February 2020 Swimming Pools Closed

No Eftpos at Kununurra Landfill
Posted 28 February 2020 No Eftpos at Kununurra Landfill

Strong weather warning and road closures
Posted 28 February 2020 Strong weather warning and road closures

Wyndham Town Centre Consultation
Posted 28 February 2020 Wyndham Town Centre Consultation

Wyndham Pontoon Jetty will be closed until further notice
Posted 26 February 2020 Wyndham Pontoon Jetty will be closed until further notice

Murray Valley encephalitis confirmation in Kununurra
Posted 19 February 2020 Murray Valley encephalitis confirmation in Kununurra

Shire successful in $315,000 bike grant to connect community
Posted 13 February 2020 Shire successful in $315,000 bike grant to connect community

Shire successful in $200,000 grant application for Wyndham floating jetty
Posted 07 February 2020 Shire successful in $200,000 grant application for Wyndham floating jetty

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