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Expression of Interest - Capel Coastal Sub-Committee
Posted 27 May 2024 Expression of Interest - Capel Coastal Sub-Committee

The Shire of Capel are seeking community members to participate as representatives on the newly formed Capel Coastal Sub-Committee (CSCC).

Regional Economic Development (RED) Grant Program
Posted 07 May 2024 Regional Economic Development (RED) Grant Program

The Regional Economic Development Grants (RED Grants) program is a State Government initiative that is investing $55.85 million over nine years in locally-driven projects to stimulate economic growth and development in regional Western Australia.

PA64/2024 | Development Application
Posted 05 April 2024 PA64/2024 | Development Application

The Shire has received an application for Development Approval, seeking approval for the development of a three (3) storey Multiple Dwelling Development consisting of 50 apartments.

PA56/2024 | Development Application
Posted 05 April 2024 PA56/2024 | Development Application

Development application for an industry extractive and extractive industry licence.

Dalyellup and Broader Community - Post Fire ‘Check In’
Posted 15 March 2024 Dalyellup and Broader Community - Post Fire ‘Check In’

The Shire of Capel is inviting the Dalyellup and broader community to attend a Post Fire ‘Check In’ meeting to be provided with updates on the recent Harewoods Bush Fire.

Thank you for making the 2024 Captivate Capel a success!
Posted 12 March 2024 Thank you for making the 2024 Captivate Capel a success!

We would like to send our heartfelt gratitude to all those who attended, entertained, exhibited, joined the parade, hosted market stalls and those who kept us hydrated and nourished.

Update on the Harewoods (Dalyellup) Bushfire
Posted 11 March 2024 Update on the Harewoods (Dalyellup) Bushfire

The Shire of Capel community are advised that the weekend’s bushfire remains an active fire event in and around the Dalyellup area. The fire event is now being managed by The Shire of Capel.

Shire of Capel Recognized for Waterwise Excellence with re-endorsement.
Posted 23 February 2024 Shire of Capel Recognized for Waterwise Excellence with re-endorsement.

We’re thrilled to announce that The Shire of Capel has been re-endorsed as a Waterwise Council!

Registrations are now open for the General Meeting of Electors .
Posted 21 February 2024 Registrations are now open for the General Meeting of Electors .

Attendees wishing to vote on motions must be eligible ratepayers and are encouraged to register in advance

Proposed Offshore Wind Area - Indian Ocean - Off the Bunbury Geographe
Posted 20 February 2024 Proposed Offshore Wind Area - Indian Ocean - Off the Bunbury Geographe region, Western Australia.

The Australian Government is seeking your feedback on a proposed offshore wind area in the Indian Ocean off Bunbury through to Busselton, Western Australia.

Captivate Capel - A Festival for the Earth - thanks to our partners at
Posted 15 February 2024 Captivate Capel - A Festival for the Earth - thanks to our partners at Lotterywest

Thanks to our partners at Lotterywest Captivate Capel 2024 is going to be a vibrant event uniting communities and families from across the Southwest. Local school students are already creating masterpieces from litter and recycling to get everyone inspired to curate their own masterpieces to be worn or displayed on the day.

Have Your Say on Access & Inclusion
Posted 05 February 2024 Have Your Say on Access & Inclusion

Please come along and share your thoughts, ideas and experiences on access and inclusion in the Shire of Capel.

Exciting milestone reached for $11.4 million community project in Dalyellup
Posted 02 February 2024 Exciting milestone reached for $11.4 million community project in Dalyellup

The Shire is excited to announce the confirmation of the final funding for the highly-anticipated Dalyellup Multipurpose Community and Youth Centre (DMCYC).

Shire of Capel working with DWER to address Residential Water Bore Issues
Posted 01 February 2024 Shire of Capel working with DWER to address Residential Water Bore Issues in Gelorup

The Shire has been alerted to concerns raised by residents in the Gelorup area regarding issues with their residential water bores, with reports indicating a noticeable change, including the availability of water and water pressure.

2024 Community Awards Winners
Posted 30 January 2024 2024 Community Awards Winners

On January 26 we celebrated some of the hundreds of volunteers we are blessed to have in the Shire of Capel. This year the Community Awards were held at Hugh Kilpatrick Memorial Centre in Boyanup.

Australia Day Honours for Local Legend
Posted 30 January 2024 Australia Day Honours for Local Legend

Local Legend Chris Scott was among four Western Australians awarded the Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) in the 2024 Australia Day Honours List.

Captivate Capel- Expression of Interest
Posted 19 January 2024 Captivate Capel- Expression of Interest

The Shire of Capel is excited to announce that Captivate Capel is returning in March 2024. This year we will be focusing on Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Repurpose. We encourage community members, businesses, clubs or organisations from across the Southwest to get actively involved.

Water Bore Issues in Gelorup
Posted 10 January 2024 Water Bore Issues in Gelorup

The Shire has been made aware that a number of residents in the Gelorup area are having issues with their residential water bores

Calling for Community Budget Submissions
Posted 09 January 2024 Calling for Community Budget Submissions

Every year the Shire of Capel provides an opportunity for the community to put forward requests to be considered during the Draft Annual Budget process.

Hard & Green Waste Collection Update
Posted 20 December 2023 Hard & Green Waste Collection Update

Grand Opening of the new $1.75 million Gelorup Bush Fire Brigade Facility
Posted 15 December 2023 Grand Opening of the new $1.75 million Gelorup Bush Fire Brigade Facility

• The facility provides state-of-the-art headquarters for Gelorup Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade, with a regional Emergency Operation Centre and training facilities for Southwest Bush Fire Brigades.

Our Future Waste
Posted 07 December 2023 Our Future Waste

We are eager to understand how you use your bins and manage waste.

Upcoming Bussell Highway switch near Lillydale Road
Posted 01 December 2023 Upcoming Bussell Highway switch near Lillydale Road

Northbound traffic on Bussell Highway will be shifted onto temporary lanes on the southbound side of Bussell Highway from Tuesday, 5 December 2023 until April 2024.

2024 Community Award Nominations Are Now Open
Posted 01 December 2023 2024 Community Award Nominations Are Now Open

Do you know someone great in our community? The Shire of Capel is on the lookout for nominations for the 2024 Australia Day Community Awards.

Minor Community Grants Scheme
Posted 01 December 2023 Minor Community Grants Scheme

The Shire of Capel is excited to announce that the Minor Community Grants Scheme is NOW OPEN!

Minninup Bridge Closure
Posted 21 November 2023 Minninup Bridge Closure

Minninup Bridge has been immediately closed following a very recent inspection

Seniors' Local History Tour
Photo Credit: Shire of Capel
Posted 21 November 2023 Seniors' Local History Tour

WA Seniors' Week is a special time of celebration.

Development Application
Posted 17 November 2023 Development Application

PA229/2023 – Development Application- Forrest Beach Tourism Development & Tavern

CHRMAP Community Information Sessions
Posted 16 November 2023 CHRMAP Community Information Sessions

Coastal Hazard Risk Management and Adaptation Planning - Community Information Sessions

Pathways SouthWest Capel Clubhouse
Posted 03 November 2023 Pathways SouthWest Capel Clubhouse

The Pathways SouthWest Capel Clubhouse commences on 9 November and will run out of the Capel Community Centre every Thursday from 10.30am to 2.30pm.

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