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A Brilliant Blend Bulletin - Issue 41

Created on: Wednesday, 6 November 2013 at 9:53:32 AM

The Shire Welcomes New Director Planning and Infrastructure

The Shire would like to welcome Ms Suzette van Aswegen, the new Director Planning and Infrastructure.

Ms van Aswegen brings with her a high level of experience and qualifications that suit this position and we look forward to working with her. 

We are also pleased to announce that we have a new Manager Planning Services starting early December that will see our organisation structure full in time for implementing the various outcomes from the SCP, Budget and CBP.

Community Perceptions Survey

The closing date for the Community Perceptions Survey is this Friday, 8 November 2013.

We would like to encourage all residents to complete the survey so we can measure perceptions, performance and service delivery in order to provide best practise and meet expectations.

Answers and feedback will not be linked to individuals nor will they be viewed by officers at the Shire of Irwin, an external company CATALYSE® is collating the information on our behalf and will provide a report on feedback received in general terms.

If you have any last minute queries or concerns please contact us on 9927 0000.

Business After Hours - 22 October 2013

The Shire of Irwin hosted a Business After Hours function for the local business community last Tuesday evening, following the Ordinary Council Meeting. The event was run by the Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MWCCI).

The Shire President and CEO  introduced the new Council and senior staff to those present and gave a short presentation. Miss Lauren Tunbridge, Research and Projects Officer also gave a presentation; with an introduction on local spending habits and then outlined upcoming projects for the Shire and how local businesses may get involved. The Shire also launched the formation of a Business Register, for local businesses to provide their contact details and information on what goods and services may be offered, as a way of promoting local buying for the Shire and improving communication.

If you would like to register your Business in our register please contact Lauren Tunbridge on 9927 0000 or email

Shire of Irwin Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) Halloween Party

Thanks to all the youths, parents and volunteers that participated and assisted with the Halloween Party last week. It was a great success, with an estimated 70 youths in attendance. The YAC raised $500 from this event which will go towards other upcoming events.

Irwin Rec Gym Membership

Now is a great time to join the gym and get fit for summer. Contact us to find out about rates, open times and the equipment available.

You can also purchase gift vouchers—this is a great idea for the fitness fanatics as well as beginners. Our staff can offer advice and even assist to help you work out a fitness program to suit your needs and goals.

Christmas Party Venue Hire

Christmas is nearly here so call us now to book the Irwin Rec Function Room for your Christmas party before we are booked out! Contact us for further information.

Visitor Centre and Library News

The Visitors Centre is now selling Christmas Puddings!

Don’t forget that you can access eBooks through the Library, just by being a member. This means you can access a great range of books while on holidays without having to worry about returning your books in time and ensuring they are kept safe. Ask our staff about how you can join or access eBooks.

Help Prevent POOlution

A reminder to all dog owners to pick up after your dog(s) when walking them in public areas. Please be considerate of the environment and people in our community by being a responsible pet owner and appropriately disposing of dog waste.

There are various locations around Dongara and Port Denison that have Poo Pouches to appropriately dispose of your dogs business. Sites include; the town oval, South Beach, Seaspray, Moreton Tce, and the foreshore.

There is also a great range of products available on the market for purchase, such as portable dog waste bags that can easily be attached to your lead or the dog’s collar.

There are heavy penalties for owners who are caught not picking up their dog’s waste.

If you have any enquiries please contact the Shire’s Ranger on 9927 0000.



5 November 2013


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