Welcome to the Shire of Kent

Rich in local history, tourist attractions, as well as fun & exciting events held throughout the year makes for a fascinating visit

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About our Shire

The Shire of Kent is located in the Great Southern of Western Australia approx 320Km from Perth, it is made up of two towns Nyabing & Pingrup. The Shire covers approximately 6,500 square Kms and is predominately an agricultural area with many Wheat & Sheep farmers.

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5 June 2019

Dry Season Upate

Dry Season Update Notice to Shire of Kent Farming Community The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has been working closely with the Shire of Kent to monitor areas affected …

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30 April 2019

Great Southern Regional Trails Master Plan

Great Southern Regional Trails Master Plan The Great Southern region aims to be Australia’s premier adventure-based tourism destination. In order to deliver on this vision, GSCORE are developing a Regional …

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23 May 2019

Current Employment Vacanices

The Shire of Kent currently have two positions available for truck driver/plant operator/general hand. For further information please click on the following link: https://www.kent.wa.gov.au/council/employment/ Alternatively please contact Michelle Bamess, Deputy …

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Shire of Kent

The Shire of Kent is located in the Great Southern of Western Australia approx 320Km from Perth.

It is made up of two towns, Nyabing (Approx Pop. 120) and Pingrup (Approx Pop. 80). It is predominately an agricultural area with many Wheat & Sheep farmers.

Both Nyabing & Pingrup are rich in local history, tourist attractions, as well as fun & exciting events held throughout the year it makes for a fascinating visit. Both communities are renowned as being close knit, friendly, crime free and family orientated. You’re almost guaranteed a friendly wave from one of the locals when visiting either of the towns.

Throughout this website you will find information of the History of the Shire of Kent, Council Information, Community Information, Meeting Agendas & Minutes, Community Directories and much more.

If there is further information you require on the Shire of Kent please call our office on (08) 9829 1051 and our friendly staff will assist.