Welcome to Narrogin

Dear New Resident 

Firstly, let me welcome you to our Shire with a note of congratulations for making the excellent lifestyle choice of moving to the Shire of Narrogin. Narrogin and Highbury offers its residents the benefits of country-living yet close to other regional centres and the metropolitan area.

About Narrogin

Our progressive and thriving community is located in the Wheatbelt South region of Western Australia. The greater township of Narrogin is set on the traditional land of the Noongar people of the Gnaala Karla Booja region and sixteen kilometres to Narrogin's south is our other community hub - Highbury. 

Narrogin is very accessible through its high standard of transport infrastructure including rail, sealed highway access and a two-strip airport with the main strip sealed.

Residents are serviced with: excellent public utilities access; an abundant quality water supply; reliable power; a telecommunications connection to the optical cable network and connected to the NBN.

Narrogin offers extensive community services provided through the highly-regarded Narrogin Regional Hospital and pro-active aged care services. The sporting fraternity is well catered for by the Shire's fully-equipped recreation complex with heated indoor pool, well maintained sports grounds, numerous sports clubs, an active Library and Heritage Museum. The Narrogin arts community is strongly represented through ARtS Narrogin and the NEXIS Committee's facilitation of events, classes and community interaction.

Education is well provided for through the three Independent primary schools. a senior high school and agricultural college, a residential college, TAFE college and Lumen Wheatbelt Regional University Student Support Hub.

In addition to all the facilities and services that are provided by the Shire of Narrogin, there is also child care, kindergartens, various professional and medical services, all major banks, farm advisors, accountancy and legal firms, bakeries, butchers, fast food outlets, venues for hire, supermarkets, many specialty shops, cafes, hotels and restaurants and many service organisations, sporting groups and personal interest and hobby groups.

Who we are

The Shire of Narrogin is directed by a corporate body consisting of seven elected members including a publicly elected President. The President and the Elected members are elected by the local community to represent the interests and needs of the community as specified within the Local Government Act 1995. 

Find further information on your elected members here.

What we do

As your local government, the Shire of Narrogin is responsible for numerous services. The Shire employs over 100 full time, part time and casual staff to fill the needs of a community including but not limited to:

  • Road building and maintenance (Shire roads)
  • Planning and local economic development
  • Community support services, aged care and disability services
  • Library services
  • Maintaining heritage assets
  • Waste collection and disposal as well as recycling and waste management
  • Civic amenity provision
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Street cleaning
  • Cemetery and niche wall facilities
  • Public conveniences
  • Food and health safety
  • Environmental protection and improvement
  • Building control and inspection
  • Dog and Cat control
  • Licensing of entertainment venues
  • Parks and open spaces and playgrounds 
  • Community centres
  • Arts heritage and cultural facilities

Keeping you informed

The Shire of Narrogin communicates via a number of media. The Narrogin Observer carries printed advertising for informing the Community of important public notices. Our vibrant website is continually updated with news for the whole community and our Facebook Page is used daily for instant social media communication and engagement. The Narrogin & Districts Events Facebook page will show you lots of the events, that we are either undertaking, sponsoring or are aware of, in the District. I recommend you Like and Follow them when you find the time to do so to help stay in touch.

Some useful links

Here are some useful links to help you settle in:

You're invited to contact our friendly Shire staff on 9890 0900 or via email on enquiries@narrogin.wa.gov.au if the Shire can answer any questions for you while you are settling into our Community.

Meanwhile, enjoy Narrogin and...

Love the Life!

Dale Stewart
Chief Executive Officer