Council's Manager Community Services provides a positive link between Council and community groups, whilst working proactively with residents, community groups and other interested individuals throughout the Shire of Irwin area.
The Manager Community Services prepares grant applications and acquittals for Council and will assist community organisations under the auspice of Council. Our aim is for the community and Council to work together to improve the range of community facilities, services and infrastructure which are necessary to deliver both quality of lifestyles and new opportunities for employment and growth.
Community development initiatives provide the community with:
The Shire's Community Development area, in simple terms, aims to assist the community to reach its potential through the use of community development principles and practice.
Some areas of involvement include: Community Networking, Events, Youth Development, Arts and Culture, Community Funding, Community Housing, Seniors and Volunteers.
Support projects, events and activities for youth.
Support projects and events for Seniors.
Coordinate and assist various community events.
Promote Dongara/Denison as a great place to live and visit through various events and media.
Promote, manage and administer the Community Assistance Scheme in accordance with operational guidelines. Maintain an up to date register of funding opportunities for the community and make applications for projects that are in line with the Shire's Strategic Plan and that will benefit the community. For the Community Assistance Scheme Application and Guidelines please click here.
Manage and administer the Port Denison Retirement Village and the associated budget in line with relevant policies and procedures.
For more information contact:Manager Community Capacity: Nicole Nelson Phone: (08) 9927 0000 Fax: (08) 9927 1453 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Shire Office PMB 21, 11-13 Waldeck Street Dongara WA 6525 | t 9927 0000 | f 9927 1453 | e email@example.com | www.irwin.wa.gov.au
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