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Under the Local Government Act 1995, the spokesperson for the Shire of Esperance is the Shire President. To arrange for comment or an interview with the Shire President contact the Media and Communications Officer on (08) 9071 0626 or the Executive Services Assistant on (08) 9071 0622.

2017

07 December - Success for the Edge

30 November - Proposed Nickle Sulphate Plant   AFC Community Fact Sheet - Proposed Nickel Sulphate plant

30 November - Extended Christmas Trading Hours

21 November - Illuminate Music Festival

15 November - Edge of the Bay

09 November - Festive Cheer in Esperance

07 November - Next Steps on Jetty

01 November - EPA Calls for Submissions

01 November - Pedestrian Crossings

23 October -  Welcome New Councillors

23 October - Partnership Good for the Heart

03 October - Community Plan Ready to Go

29 September - Heritage Council Visits Esperance

21 September - A Bit of Fun for All

15 September - Dempster Head Management Plan

15 September - Advice from Heritage Council

10 September - Tanker Jetty Damage

09 September - Partial Collapse of the Tanker Jetty

30 August - Draft Strategic Community Plan Open for Comment

23 August - A New Platform for Youth

23 August - Potential Closure of Vehicle Access to 10 Mile Beach

16 August - Garage Sale Trail Returns

15 August - Planting Around Esperance

26 July - Council Moves Forward with Jetty Design - Information Sheet

26 July - 2017/2018 Budget Adopted

21 July - Jetty Design Moves Forward

17 July - Proposed Jetty Design Blend Of Old And New - Concept Plan

13 July - A French Weekend in Esperance

28 June - Community Grants Allocation

28 June - NAIDOC WEEK

20 June - Tanker Jetty Walkway Removal

16 June -  Temporary Halt to activities on Dempster Head

14 June - Esperance is for Sale at $160m

07 June - Proposed Rates

03 June - Shark Receivers for Esperance - Survey on Potential Locations

30 May - Rex and Esperance 3 Year Partnership

11 May - Norfolk Pine Treatment

10 May - Skate Clinics Huge Success

3 May - Banners in the Terrace Winners

26 April - Norfolk Pines

20 April - Wylie Bay Reopened After Shark Incident

18 April - Shark Incident- Kelp Beds Wylie Bay

12 April - Council Purchase New Waste Facility Site

07 April - Scientific Data Release For Potential New Waste Site

06 Apr - Malicious Damage on Community Facilities

24 Mar - Esperance Tanker Jetty - Pile Group 66 has failed

22 Mar - Lotterywest Arts Grant

20 Mar - Preventative Maintenance on the Jetty

15 Mar - RoadWise Blow Zero Campaign

03 Mar - Esperance Town Centre Parking, Pedestrian and Traffic Strategy

01 Mar - Community Grants

17 Feb - The Listies are Coming to Esperance

16 Feb - Mosquito Warning 

13 Feb - Community Safety is Paramount

06 Feb - Removal of Old Skate Park

25 Jan - Replacement Jetty News

19 Jan - $4  Million Jetty Funding Promise

16 Jan - CSRFF Grant for Indoor Sports Stadium

09 Jan - Potential New Waste Facility Site

 

2016

22 Dec - Conservation Order on the Esperance Tanker Jetty
19 Dec - Funding Success for Esperance's Natural Assets
07 Dec - Jetty Replacement Working Group Announced
06 Dec - Funding Success for Indoor Sport Stadium
05 Dec - Edge of the Bay Success
01 Dec - Illuminating Esperance
28 Nov - Urgent Maintenance Work - Tanker Jetty
22 Nov - Weekend Hours at the Wylie Bay Waste Facility
21 Nov - Garage Sale Trail Awards - Outstanding Contribution Award
17 Nov - Slow Down and Enjoy the Ride this Harvest
16 Nov - The Lights are on - The Esperance Skate Park Lights are Connected
15 Nov - Jetty Replacement Working Group
Attachment: Nomination form - Jetty Replacement Working Group
08 Nov - Tanker Jetty Future
14 Oct - Jetty Replacement Concept Designs Released
Attachment: Jetty Replacement Concept Designs
13 Oct - New Esperance Skate Park Open
05 Oct - Parking Strategy Workshops
21 Sep - Local Planning Scheme open for comment
20 Sep - Mosquito Warning for Esperance
19 Sep - Civic Centre Receives Funds
12 Sep - Community Tree Planting Transforms
24 Aug - Jetty Demolition Delayed
22 Aug - Mosquito Surveillance
10 Aug - Shire Joins Garage Sale Trail
28 Jul - New Plan for Indoor Sports Stadium
28 Jul - Council Adopts 2016/17 Budget
28 Jul - Search for a potential waste site continues
Attachment: Talis Report - Site Investigation Site 11
04 Jul - Shire Launches New Website
01 Jul - Community Grants Program Allocation
Attachment: Community Grants Program Allocation 2016/17
01 Jul - New Era for Seafront Caravan Park
30 Jun - Lord Mayors relief Fund Wraps Up
20 Jun - BOILC Boiler - No heating for the pool
16 Jun - Trial Hours at Wylie Bay Waste Facility
30 May - New Christmas Decorations for Esperance
26 May - Proposed Rates for 2016 - Open for Submissions
24 May - Have Your Say! Town Centre Parking
23 May - Munglinup Campground Upgrades
13 May - Panel of Prequalified Suppliers
13 May - Free Waste Weekend 2016
29 Apr - Esperance Black Spots Receive Funding
27 Apr - Scaddan Restoration Reference Group Formed
11 Apr - Council Announces Successful Contract Managers for Seafront Caravan Park
11 Apr - Esperance Tanker Jetty - Heritage Council of Western Australia
11 Apr - James Street Design and Specification Report for Repairs
11 Apr - Shire Awards Tender for Skate Park Construction
05 Apr - Esperance Tanker Jetty Replacement Survey Results
22 Mar - Esperance Community Views on Jetty
18 Mar - Local Art for Road Safety
16 Mar - Esperance Blessing of the Roads
19 Feb - Tanker Jetty Replacement Survey Released Attachment: Tanker Jetty Replacement Survey Attachment: Tanker Jetty Fact Sheet 2 Attachment: Tanker Jetty Fact Sheet 1 12 Feb - Shire of Esperance Wins Road Safety Award
09 Feb - Fencelines Fire Recovery
09 Feb - Reward for Designated Drivers
03 Feb - Esperance Tanker Jetty Demolition Attachment: Tanker Jetty Fact Sheet 28 Jan - Esperance Tanker Jetty
27 Jan - Australia Day Active Citizenship Awards
15 Jan - Esperance Elections Deemed Accurate
15 Jan - Council Welcomes Tourism Boost

2015

21 Dec - Environmental Recovery Subcommittee - Stay off dunes "Let it Grow"
17 Dec Lord Mayor Releases Funds
16 Dec - WA Governor Visits Esperance
10 Dec - Funding Boost for Civic Centre

09 Dec - Prime Minister Visits Esperance

01 Dec - Tanker Jetty Closed

Tanker Jetty FAQs

20 Nov - Accessing Assistance

20 Nov - Esperance Thanks Supporters

19 Nov - Official Bushfire Appeal Launched

18 Nov - Caution Urged During Bushfires

17 Nov - Bushfire Update

13 Nov - New Air Service Provider for Esperance Announced

12 Nov - Condition Assessments Underway for Three Jetties in Esperance

04 Nov - Chinese Consul General Visits Esperance

23 Oct - Bush Poem Road Safety Reminder

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20 Oct - Students Get Creative For Road Safety

19 Oct - New Shire President and Deputy President Elected

19 Oct - Local Government Election Results

12 Oct - Malicious Damage a Community Cost

01 Oct - Campground Upgrades for Esperance

01 Oct - Waiver of Pre-sale Property Report Fees for Seniors

24 Sep - Changes to Air Services in Esperance

22 Sep - Community Perception Survey Released

18 Sep - Temporary Closure of Aquatic Area

14 Sep - Esperance Named a Tidy Town

01 Sep - Enjoy The Ride

31 Aug - Another Award For Esperance Waterfront

20 Aug - Council Adopts Budget

27 Jul - National Tree Day at Castletown Foreshore

24 Jul - Skate Park Concept Design Plan Workshops Held

15 Jul - Proposed Differential Rates Reduced

15 Jul - Extra Funding for Esperance Roads

07 Jul - Lake Monjingup Caretaker Retires

06 Jul - Condingup Primary School Fire

29 Jun - Your Story Competition

26 Jun - Esperance Roadwise Secures Funding

26 Jun - Esperance Foreshore Wins PLA Award

26 Jun - Esperance Brand Launched

23 Jun - Shire Builds Networks

16 Jun - Community Grants Program funding allocated

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11 Jun - Proposed Differential Rates

Additional Attachment

29 May - New Esperance Skate Park Site Endorsed

15 May - Roadwise Committee Belt Up Campaign

13 May - Esperance Town Centre Revitalisation Master Plan Fully Endorsed

11 May - Books Byte The Dust

01 May - Temporary Change to Wylie Bay Waste Facility Hours

29 Apr - Parvovirus in Esperance

16 Apr - Esperance Town Centre Revitalisation Plan Update

16 Apr - Esperance Foreshore Commended in State Heritage Awards

14 Apr - Feedback Closing For Waste Management Facility Site Selection

30 Mar - Algal Bloom at Port Beach

16 Mar - Blessing of the Roads

27 Feb - Smith Street Temporary Closure

26 Feb - Bushfire Season - Prohibited and Restricted Burning

06 Feb - Esperance Fire Fighters Volunteer to head to Boddington

05 Feb - Lake Monjingup Recovery Process

27 Jan - Fire Damage at Lake Monjingup Reserve

23 Jan - Esperance Overflow Camping Grounds Opened

13 Jan - Private fire fighters urged to be prepared

2014

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