SHIRE OF IRWIN - A BRILLIANT BLEND

Aged Services

Aged Services
The Village

THE VILLAGE

The Shire of Irwin has combined with the Department of Housing in a Joint Venture to provide a form of Community Housing for seniors. The Village complex is a mix of one and two bedroom self-contained units, totalling 39 units altogether.

The Village is managed by the Irwin Shire, which is responsible for collecting the tenants' rent, undertaking maintenance (both short and long-term), and the re-letting of units as they become vacant.

Eligibility

Applicants must comply with the Department of Communities strict eligibility criteria which includes:

  • Must be Australian citizens or have permanent residency status, and live in WA.
  • An applicant(s) must not exceed the Housing Authorities income limits.
  • Seniors under 60 years – not to have cash assets in excess of $38,400 (singles) or $63,800 (couples)
  • Seniors over 60 years - not to have cash assets in excess of $80,000 (singles or couples);
  • Must not own property or land;
  • Be able to prove your identity;
  • Must be 55 years or over.
Shire of Irwin’s Rental Housing Policy

Rental Housing Procedure

Application forms may be obtained from the Shire of Irwin on request. All applications will require verification of income and proof of identity.

Contact

For further information regarding The Village contact:

Deborah Molgaard - Housing Officer
 08 9927 0000 (Monday to Thursday)   dmolgaard@irwin.wa.gov.au

two henry road

 

TWO HENRY ROAD

Two Henry Road is an independent living community, designed to meet the needs of seniors with an emphasis on dementia friendly design to support ageing in place. The development is located opposite the Dongara Health Service, Accident and Emergency Department and visiting allied health rooms.

The Shire of Irwin was awarded the Livable Housing Australia’s highest award of Platinum Certification for the Two Henry Road design. This represents a trusted quality mark that attests to the enhanced liveability.

The first six Two Henry Road independent living units were officially opened by Shire President, Mike Smith on Wednesday 2 September 2020.  

Floor Plan

Two Henry Road will comprise of twelve, two-bedroom units with modern contemporary kitchens, spacious bathrooms and secure attached garages. Each unit has open plan living areas with a private alfresco to the rear and walking distance to an outdoor communal area.

Floor Plan

Rental Applications

Application GuidelineRental Application Form

Further information regarding Two Henry Road can be obtained by contacting:

Stacey Pratt-King - Coordinator Infrastructure & Asset Services

 08 9927 0000  sking@irwin.wa.gov.au

Two Henry Road Official Opening

Two Henry Road Official Opening

  • Stage 1 - six units

    Stage 1 - six units

  • Two Henry Road - Units 1 - 6

    Two Henry Road - Units 1 - 6

  • Kitchen & living area

    Kitchen & living area

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Official opening

    Official opening

  • Nordic Builders

    Nordic Builders

  • DPIRD, Shire of Irwin & MWDC

    DPIRD, Shire of Irwin & MWDC

  • Unit reveal

    Unit reveal

  • New tenants Howard Lapham and Joyce Gibblett enjoying the sunshine with Shane Love MLA

    New tenants Howard Lapham and Joyce Gibblett enjoying the sunshine with Shane Love MLA

  • Shire of Irwin CEO Shane Ivers, WACHS Regional Director Jeffery Calver & Shire President Mike Smith

    Shire of Irwin CEO Shane Ivers, WACHS Regional Director Jeffery Calver & Shire President Mike Smith

  • Refreshments

    Refreshments

  • Morning tea courtesy of Poppies Cafe

    Morning tea courtesy of Poppies Cafe

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  • Stage 1 - six units
  • Two Henry Road - Units 1 - 6
  • Kitchen & living area
  • Bathroom
  • Official opening
  • Nordic Builders
  • DPIRD, Shire of Irwin & MWDC
  • Unit reveal
  • New tenants Howard Lapham and Joyce Gibblett enjoying the sunshine with Shane Love MLA
  • Shire of Irwin CEO Shane Ivers, WACHS Regional Director Jeffery Calver & Shire President Mike Smith
  • Refreshments
  • Morning tea courtesy of Poppies Cafe

Age friendly communities

Age friendly communities

Age Friendly Communities Plan