news - february 2015

Fire Brigades · Black Saturday Survival Lessons


This article is based on official reports, including forensic material not yet publicly available. Those who have taken on the responsibility of Bush Fire Ready education have been asked to disseminate the lessons, if not the gritty detail, from these reports. Hopefully this will trigger discussion and debate, improve effective involvement by the community.

Article: Black Saturday Survival Lessons..

West Gidge Fire Brigade page..

East Gidge Fire Brigade page..

Progress Association · Newsletter January 2015


Newsletter January 2015..

Progress Association page..

Experience Gidgegannup · Newsletter January 2015


Newsletter January 2015..

Experience Gidgegannup page..

Netball Club · Registration Day 2015 Winter Season


Registration day at Percey Cullen Oval (Recreation Centre) on (Thursday) 19th February 2015, 3.30 to 5.30 pm.



Children born in 2009 and before are eligible to play. All past and new players welcome.

For more information contact Lisa on 9572 9201.

- Information Sheet..
- Registration Form..

Netball Club page..

Experience Gidgegannup · Exhibitors Info Small Farm Field Day


The next "Countryman Gidgegannup Small Farm Field Day" will be held at the Gidgegannup Showgrounds on Sunday 24 May 2015. A great day full of information and fun for everyone. Come along and enjoy the day in the fabulous setting of Gidgegannup just 15 minutes from Midland.

Being an Exhibitor at the Countryman Gidgegannup Small Farm Field Day brings many benefits.

We look forward to welcoming back previous exhibitors and to meeting those who will be contributing for the first time.

This year we have provided two versions of the Exhibitor Application form.

The full version gives all the conditions, contacts, dates for application, maps and advertising material, and we hope you like our Discovery Trail set out on the covers.

The short version is a Word version for completion and attaching as an email to return to us at experiencegidge@gidgegannup.info.

Of course if you would prefer to have a hard copy of the full version we are more than happy to post one out to you.

- Download Exhibitor Application form (Full)..
- Download Exhibitor Application form (Short)..

Gidgegannup Field Day 2014 Click to view Sitemap

Small Farm Field Day page..

City of Swan · Waste Service for Gidgegannup


In accordance with Governorís Orders it is proposed that the City of Swan boundary will be adjusted to incorporate the current Shire of Mundaring effective from 1 July 2015. There will also be adjustments to the boundary with the City of Bayswater.

As part of the proposed local government reform, City staff have been investigating options to align waste and recycling services across the City of Swan, areas of the City of Bayswater and the Shire of Mundaring.

At the time of writing this report, it appears unlikely that the boundary adjustment will go ahead on 1 July 2015. Given this uncertainty and the limited amount of time to implement changes, it is proposed that no further work will be undertaken on aligning waste and recycling services for implementation on 1 July 2015.

As part of the investigations, staff were proposing to address the current anomaly in Gidgegannup where the properties receive a differing level of service but donít pay waste rates. This matter can still be considered by Council irrespective of whether or not the proposed boundary adjustment occurs.

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