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The Shire of Chapman Valley has a range of roles and responsibilities that it undertakes from maintaining and improving local infrastructure, to the provision of recreational facilities, building, planning, health and administration services, and community development. We are committed to continually improving our municipal operations for the benefit of our ratepayers and residents and welcome your feedback.

We hope you’ll find this site useful to access a range of information on services and resources available.

Community Development

The Shire's Community Development Officer, Nicole Batten, can assist community groups with funding requests and to research the availability of grants. To contact Nicole, email: community@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au

Heritage - Register of Buildings

Council has a register of heritage-listed buildings. Persons doing research or interested in inspecting the heritage register are invited to do so in the Shire library. cso@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au

Shire E-news

The Shire produces an e-newsletter to help keep residents and ratepayers informed of Shire news. The e-news is available on our Website's homepage. To register for our E-news please contact by email our Executive Assistant, Karen McKay, on  ea@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au

Newspaper - Valley Vibes

The Shire is fortunate in having a vibrant group of volunteers who keep the community and other interested people up to date with news, events and advertising. We regularly submit Shire news to this important local newspaper.

If you would like to participate in the production of the Valley Vibes, new volunteers are always welcome.

Advertisements, news, articles and upcoming events can be included by: -

    * Forwarding to PO Box 45, NABAWA WA 6532
    * Leaving at the Shire Office.
    * valleyvibes@westnet.com.au

 Subscription of the Valley Newspaper cost $25 for 11 issues - mailed to you.


The Shire of Chapman Valley welcomes your feedback. If you are not satisfied with the way the Shire has undertaken to provide a service or attempted to resolve an issue, you are entitled to make a formal complaint. Please download and complete the Shire’s complaint form. Either fax, e-mail or drop off your completed form to the Shire Office. E-mail: cso@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au Fax: 08 9920 5155.

Harvest Bans

The Shire of Chapman Valley offers a free SMS text message alert service advising residents when a harvest ban is imposed by the Chief Bushfire Control Officer and when the ban is lifted. Local residents who wish to utilise this free service should complete the form below to register their mobile phone. Please note that a maximum of four (4) mobile phones per farm may be registered to receive the SMS alerts. Completed forms must be returned to the Shire offices either by fax (9920 5155) or email (cso@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au).

Harvest Bans SMS Registration Form


Ambulance Call Out Procedure


RING 000

1. You need to give your name and contact number.

2. You need to give the location of the casualty/accident (location needs to include the road number, road, nearest cross street, town/area and nearest ambulance centre, i.e. Chapman Valley Ambulance Sub-centre)

3. Number of casualties and type of injuries/problems

4. Follow the prompts and answer additional information as asked by the operator

If you live on a farm then additional information will help (farm name, name of the owner of the property or name of who lives at the property, approximately how many km's the farm is from the main road) and if possible it will also help if someone is available to to the main road to guide the ambulance into the property, especially at night.

Remember: The operators are based in Perth so additional information may be required to assist them in locating the nearest sub centre and getting you the help you need as soon as possible.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Chapman Valley Ambulance Sub-Centre Chairperson, Gerard Williamson, 99311018.