Archive | Community RSS feed for this section

bindoon show

Bindoon and Districts Agricultural Show update

The Bindoon and Districts Agricultural Show will end with a bang this year on Saturday 14 October thanks to the significant financial assistance of Tronox as major sponsor of the fireworks. The fireworks are a highlight on the Show program and commence at 8pm. The Society extends its gratitude to Tronox for their continued support. […]

Continue Reading · Comments { 0 }

Gingin Wall of Remembrance unveiled by Hon Christian Porter

A beautiful autumn morning provided the perfect conditions for the unveiling of the Gingin Wall of Remembrance. Constructed to coincide with the ANZAC 100th Anniversary commemorations, the stone monument honouring those Shire of Gingin residents who gave their lives in both World Wars was officially unveiled by Hon Christian Porter MP, Federal Member for Pearce. […]

Continue Reading ·

Gingin’s Jim Gordon VC Trail Reopened

            The Shire of Gingin is pleased to announce that repair works to the Jim Gordon VC Trail have been completed and the boardwalk has reopened for public use. Approximately 130m2 of the historic timber boardwalk was destroyed by fire last year and has been reinstated using a combination of […]

Continue Reading ·

Gingin DHS to receive funds for chaplain

Gingin District High School has been granted funds to help the school access a chaplain this year. The school will receive $20,000 after the State Government stepped in to top up funding for chaplaincy services, following a cut in Federal funding for the new National Chaplaincy Program. Member for Moore Shane Love MLA welcomed the […]

Continue Reading ·
Metal Art donation for library

Metal art donation decorates Gingin library

The Shire of Gingin library has been made that extra bit special with the addition of a stunning work of art. Local artist Crystal Pascoe, who specialises in metal art, donated a beautiful rustic scene of Gingin town’s iconic water wheel to the Shire of Gingin which is now on display at reception of the […]

Continue Reading ·

Bindoon Primary School achieves IPS status

Bindoon Primary School will be amongst a record intake of 178 schools that will operate under the flexible Independent Public Schools model from next year. Announcing the schools last week, Education Minister Peter Collier said the new intake would mean around 70 per cent of all WA public school students would be learning in Independent […]

Continue Reading ·

Bindoon School 60th Anniversary Celebrations

Bindoon Primary School’s 60th Anniversary celebrations were held on Friday 8 August with an open school, assembly and afternoon tea celebrating the proud history of this small school. A number of former students, including some of the school’s first pupils from 1954, and staff attended and seemed delighted to examine the school’s memorabilia, including a […]

Continue Reading ·

Bindoon Show coming

This year’s Bindoon show is coming up fast, and will take place on Saturday 18 October 2014, with admission by gold coin donation. If you haven’t got your schedule yet, pick one up from one several locations around Bindoon town or go to the website, and start preparing your entries! There will be an […]

Continue Reading ·

Footy Fun to Aid Burns Victim Sunday 15th June

The Gingin Football Club has organised a fun charity match between the Gingin Eagles and Rockingham Rams masters’ teams on Sunday 15th June to help raise funds for a young man recovering from a tragic assault. Twenty year old Michael Gunton was minding his own business one night in January when he was attacked by […]

Continue Reading ·

Celebrating Christmas in the Northern Valley

One of the great things about Christmas is the opportunity to catch up with others in the community and join in the festive enthusiasm. This year will be no exception. Wherever you live there is an event near you from Bullsbrook Carols to a Mogumber Aussie cricket match. In Bindoon, Christmas in Clune Park on […]

Continue Reading ·