Nestling in the rural heartland of the Great Southern region, historic Kojonup is more than just a gateway to the beautiful South.

Welcome to the Shire of Kojonup – One Community, Many Choices.

Community Strategic Plan & Corporate Business Plan

So where is the town of Kojonup headed for the next ten years? Check out the Shire’s “Community Strategic Plan – Kojonup 2027+ ‘Smart Possibilities'” developed with community members of Kojonup for Kojonup. Further to this, how the Shire plans to carry out the strategic goals in it’s plan is outlined into the “Corporate Business Plan – Kojonup 2021+ ‘Smart Implementation'” which covers the next four years to 2021.

Click here to view the Community Strategic Plan or here for the Corporate Business Plan.

2019 Local Government Elections

Get involved and make a difference! Influence your community’s long term vision and direction by becoming a  Councillor.

The Role of an Elected Member is outlined in the Local Government Act 1995, which includes;

  1. represents the interests of electors, ratepayers and residents of the district; and
  2. provides leadership and guidance to the community in the district; and
  3. facilitates communication between the community and the council; and
  4. participates in the local government’s decision-making processes at council and committee meetings; and
  5. performs such other functions as are given to a Councillor by this Act or any other written law.

Local government ordinary elections will be held on the 19 October 2019. four Councillor positions will become vacant.

For more information, click here and stay informed throughout the process.


The prohibited burning period commenced on 4 November 2019 and will continue to 14 February 2019. That means, no fires may be lit without the express permission of the Chief Bush Fire Control Officer. The Shire Council has authority to extend this date and you should consult with your local Fire Control Officer or ring the hotline on 9831 0145.

Please consult the 2019-2020 Fire Break Order for more information. If you don’t have a copy of the order, call into the Shire Administration office and collect a copy.


The Shire of Kojonup produces a fortnightly newsletter publication called ENews. This publication includes news from the Shire President, Library and Springhaven Frail Aged Lodge, a list of Upcoming Road Works plus we let you know about services coming to Kojonup, give notice of upcoming Council Meetings and events and a wide range of other news about the Shire’s services. If you would like to view this, click here.

Alternatively, sign up to receive a copy of the news fortnightly by registering at the Shire Officer or emailing


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We respect the past and are planning and promoting today as well as tomorrow.