27 November 2020 Newsletter

Australia Day Award nominations are now open and close this Tuesday 1 December. See the flier below for more information. The nomination form can be found on Council's website.

Residents are reminded that the second rates installment is due this Monday 30 November 2020. Payment can be made at the Warracknabeal and Hopetoun Offices, at any Australia Post Office, via Australia POSTbillpay or by BPAY. Change of property ownership? To ensure that Council records remain accurate and comply with legislation, any change of ownership of a property through sale or transfer must be notified in writing to the Council’s Revenue Coordinator.  

Our youth program has been very busy with the lifting of restrictions. Youth Impact Officer Justin and 10 Yarriambiack young people have been participating in the six week Thoroughbred HERO pilot program with Jess Liston.  This program is designed to support 15-25 years old people and strengthen their psychological capital through the power of horses.  

Extreme heat can affect anybody. Those most at risk are older people, young children and people with a medical condition. Survive the heat this summer with these five simple tips: 

  • Drink plenty of water
  • Never leave anyone in a car
  • Stay somewhere cool
  • Plan ahead
  • Check in on others
Are you an Early Years Superstar?
Council is looking for 3 suitably qualified people to join the team in 2021. 
  • Early Years Educator (Hopetoun)
  • Early Years Teacher (Hopetoun & Beulah)
  • Playgroup Facilitator (Patchewollock / Tempy)
The Transfer Station Brochure has been updated and will come into affect on Tuesday 1 December 2020.  What's in the brochure? 
  • Transfer Station opening times
  • Charges and guidelines on what can be recycled
  • Information for Total Fire Ban Days
The new brochure can be found  at
Are you a young person in Yarriambiack looking at making a difference in your community? We have just the thing!
Applications for the Yarriambiack Youth Action Council (YYAC) are open and we're looking for some go-getters to join us. Contact Youth Impact Officer Justin Knorpp on or 0429 941 083 for more information and details on how to apply.

Don't forget your rates!

The second rates instalment is due on Monday 30 November.

Payment can be made at the Warracknabeal and Hopetoun Offices, at any Australia Post Office, via Australia POSTbillpay or by BPAY.

Rates can either be paid in full by 15th February each year or by 4 quarterly installments – 30 September, 30 November, 28 February, and 31 May.

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