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An extraordinary election will be held on November 23rd in Meekatharra to fill one vacancy.  Four candidates have submitted their nominations for this election.  Early voting has been opened at the Shire Office between 8am and 4.30pm, and will close at 4.00pm Friday 22 November.  Below are the candidate profiles of the nominees.


Phil Moses

Murray Pens

Anna Johnson

Helen Clancy


The Shire of Meekatharra is seeking community input into a number of strategies and plans that form the workflow for the Council for the next five years.  A community Consultation was held Thursday October 24th at 4pm, and well attended by a cross section of community members.  This is your chance to have your ideas heard.

To book a one-on-one consultation, contact Tralee Cable, Community & Development Services Manager, on 089800600 today.

Alternately, please access our Survey Monkey to provide feedback.

"A place of opportunities, a place of prosperity."

Meekatharra is a town with golden prospects. 

Situated on the Great Northern Highway, Meekatharra is the largest centre in the Murchison, easily accessible with excellent sealed roads from Perth in the south, Geraldton in the west and further north into the Pilbara.

If you haven't been to Meekatharra for a while, you are sure to notice the changes. The town has had a major facelift with the opening of the Meeka Rangelands Discovery Trail. Taking advantage of the town's historical, tourism and cultural assets, the Discovery Trail has provided a new recreation facility for locals and a new attraction for visitors.

The town has a wide range of sporting facilities including a fabulous oval, basketball courts, tennis courts and a new squash court. There is also a gym and indoor soccer & cricket facility and the sparkling Meekatharra town pool is open from October to April.

It's all moving forward at Meekatharra. It really is a town of golden prospects.

The Shire of Meekatharra is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applications.

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