News & Events – Page 2

Organic Certification for BHRC Compost!

In early 2017 Bunbury Harvey Regional Council successfully achieved Organic Certification of the compost produced at the Banksia Road Compost Facility. This is a huge achievement for BHRC, its staff and the general public who have embraced the use of their third organics bin. Well done to all!

To view the media release click here

Public Notice – Proposed Standing Orders Local Law 2017

Proposed Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Standing Orders Local Law 2017

The Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council has resolved to advertise its intention to make the Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Standing Orders Local Law 2017.

The purpose and affect of this local law are:

Purpose:         This local law provides rules which apply to the conduct of meetings of the Council and its committees and all meetings are to be conducted in accordance with the Act, the Regulations and this local law.

The effect of this local law is to manage:

  • Better decision-making by the Council;
  • Orderly and efficient conduct of meeting dealing with Council business;
  • Greater community participation and understanding of the business of the Council; and
  • More open and accountable local government.

Copies of the proposed Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Standing Orders Local Law 2017 may be inspected at the Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Administration Office located at Lot 5 Carmody Place, Next to the City of Bunbury Visitor Centre, Bunbury WA 6230, during office hours; or by downloading and viewing the document from our website.Submissions in relation to the proposed Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Standing Orders Local Law 2017 may be made prior to Thursday, 13 April 2017 to:

The Chief Executive Officer

Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council

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Queries regarding the proposed Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Standing Orders Local Law 2017 can be made to Miss Martinette Pieterse, on 08 9792 7312 or by email


Request for Tender – Used Bulldozer

Request for Tender: Supply and Delivery of Track Type Tractor (Bulldozer) – Tender No: RFT1617-0003

The Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council is currently seeking tenders from suitably qualified and experienced Suppliers to supply and deliver of one (1) Used Track Type Tractor (Bulldozer) for the Stanley Road Waste Management Facility in Wellesley (Australind).

Tender responses may be lodged by hand to the Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Administration Office, Old Railway Station Complex (Next to the City of Bunbury Visitor Centre), Lot 5 Carmody Place, Bunbury WA 6230, and must be lodged in time to allow delivery to the tender box by the allotted time or email submission to

Tenders close at: 4:00pm Wednesday 15 March 2017.

Documents may be obtained by contacting Martinette Pieterse on (08) 9792 7312 or email

For technical and contractual information please contact Chief Executive Officer, Tony Battersby of the Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council on (08) 9792 7311 or by email

Tenders submitted by facsimile will NOT be accepted for evaluation, the lowest or any response will not necessary be accepted.

Canvassing of Bunbury-Harvey Regional Council Councillors or staff will disqualify tenderers from the evaluation process.

Tony Battersby

Chief Executive Officer


2017 WastED Survey

The South West are community leaders in recycling and waste recovery. Many of our Councils, such as Bunbury and Capel have already exceeded the Waste Authority’s 2020 targets for waste diversion from landfill. Well done! It is our community residents that make this possible. We want to keep improving our recycling rates and you can tell us how! Our 2017 WastED Survey is now online: HERE

Have your say and help create a sustainable future for the South West.

Survey closes 17th Feb 2017

New Waste Education Staff

This January BHRC has welcomed a new Waste Education Team, Emma and Kate.

Some of the services our Waste Education team provide are tours of our facilities, information sessions, event stalls, Loose Parts Play and business waste audits. To find out more, give Emma or Kate a call on 08 9792 7350