Welcome to the Shire of Narembeen

Narembeen is located in the heart of the Wheatbelt, 286km east of Perth. The town has evolved from its traditional rural history and today plays an important role within the Wheatbelt in cereal cropping, cattle and sheep production, agricultural innovation as well as support from industry such as engineering, auto works and tourism.

Narembeen is a vibrant community offering high quality infrastructure, fantastic services and endless opportunities.

We hope you enjoy your Narembeen experience!

Narembeen – Discover, Explore, Stay

 

SHIRE OF NAREMBEEN – ROADS UPDATE – 14TH FEBRUARY 2017

As the clean-up continues after record rainfalls, motorists are urged to exercise extreme caution and obey ALL road signs when encountering flood affected roads. Any necessary travel should be carefully planned.

If you need to drive please consider the following:

  • Travel plans may need to be reconsidered due to unfavourable road conditions.
  • Obey ALL road signs and do not attempt to negotiate a ‘closed’ road sign.
  • Be alert and watch for hazards on the road including stray cattle and debris.
  • Take care at crossings and floodways as river levels may rise rapidly.
  • Do not drive into water of unknown depth or velocity.
  • Exercise caution in flooded areas and take care when driving on gravel roads. Surfaces may be slippery or muddy and vehicles could become bogged.

Some roads within the Shire of Narembeen have sustained significant flood damage, please understand that the Shire of Narembeen are out fixing the roads and that this is a massive process, but all roads will be fixed in due course.

Please take extreme care on the Corrigin Narembeen Road, Kondinin Narembeen Road and Soldiers Road.

In the meantime, please proceed with caution on all roads within the Shire of Narembeen.

The State Government has advised that WANDRRA (WA Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements) has been activated for the recent rain event. Council are currently assessing roads with a view to a possible claim for funding.

Reports of damage or any concerns on the Shire’s road network should continue to be reported to the Shire Office on 9064 7308 or in an emergency only to Arthur 0429 647 330 or Chris 0428 647 312, thankyou.

VARIATION OF RESTRICTED BURNING PERIOD

Please be advised that the Shire of Narembeen has approved the variation of its restricted burning period.

As of Thursday 16th February 2017, permits may be applied for to burn header windrows, chaff dumps and stubble fires.