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Wyalkatchem has many of the advantages of the city, while retaining its special small town feel - a caring community who work with Council to make our town that beaut place with the strange name.Wide spaces, magnificent night skies, no pollution, relaxed atmosphere - come and share with us the joys of living in or visiting Wyalkatchem.

Keep an eye on our new Public Notices page, under the Council tab for important Shire notices and calls for Expressions of Interest.



Fire Permits/Burning Information
estricted Burning Period: 19 September 2015 to 31 October 2015
Between these dates permits may be required to burn
, please contact the Shire if you are unsure about the regulations.
Prohibited Burning Period: 1 November 2015 to 7 February 2016
During this time all burning, including that of garden refuse, is prohibited.
estricted Burning Period: 8 February 2016 to 22 March 2016
Between these dates permits may be required to burn
, please contact the Shire if you are unsure about the regulations.

The Water Corporation is prepared for bushfire season however we cannot guarantee that water pressure or water supply will be maintained in the event of a bushfire.

  • The Water Corporation will always do all that they can to maintain supply however fire damaged infrastructure or a cut to power can result in a total loss of water.
  • If scheme water is available during a bushfire it is a bonus for property protection efforts, but it is not something that can be relied upon.
  • People who plan to stay and defend their property during a bushfire need to have their own independent water supply and pumping capability, and must not rely on the public water supply.
  • Full details about how to prepare for the bushfire season can be found on the DFES website.


Wyalkatchem Fire and Weather 

Fire Rating

Weather Situation

A ridge of high pressure will lie near the south coast. By Tuesday a trough will deepen through central parts of the State as a high pressure system moves to the south.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a light shower in the west during the morning and afternoon. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures around 16.

UV Alert from 10:50 am to 1:40 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]