Council News

Update: Yolla Public Toilets

Council has been exploring sites to construct a public toilet in Yolla. Two places were identified as preferable sites for a public toilet given their proximity to the town and local business.

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Waratah-Wynyard Council delivers a balanced, responsible and community-focused Annual Plan and Budget for 2022-23

Waratah-Wynyard Council will consider a budget that reflects a strong and sustainable financial position and delivers a number of major projects for the community at their meeting on Monday 20 June.
Council will vote to endorse a recommended general rate increase of 3.81%, which is below the Council Cost Index of 4.06% and follows increases of just 1.9% and 0% over the last two years.

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General Manager Appointed for Further 5 Years

Waratah-Wynyard Council has appointed General Manager Shane Crawford for a further five year term.

In announcing the reappointment, Mayor Robby Walsh said “It gives me a great deal of pleasure to confirm the reappointment of our General Manager for a further five year term. Shane’s performance, management skills and personal strengths are there for us to see every day and he is well respected within the Local Government sector. By any measure we are doing well in delivering what we promised the community and are in a sound financial position. The General Manager is very valuable to us, to the staff and to the community and we look forward to working with him to drive further improvements and deliver outcomes in future years”

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Weed Spraying

The road verge weed spraying program will soon commence in Waratah-Wynyard. Council will be targeting woody weeds like blackberries, gorse, montbretia and thistles for the next three months, weather permitting.

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Easter Closures

The Waratah-Wynyard Council Office will be closed Friday, 15 April and will re-open Wednesday, 20 April, at 8.30am.

Warawyn Early Learning will be closed Friday, 15 April and will re-open Tuesday, 26 April, at 7.00am.

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ANZAC Day Services

On 25 April there will be ANZAC DAY services held across the Waratah-Wynyard municipality.

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