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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4 December 2019

Shire of Kent Christmas Hours – Emergency Contacts

The Shire of Kent Administration Office will be closing for the Christmas break Tuesday 24 December 2019, 12:00PM and reopening Thursday 2 January 2019, 8:30AM Christmas break Emergency Contacts Works …

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POSITION VACANT – Customer Service / Administration Officer

Customer Service / Administration Officer   An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and dedicated candidate to join the Shire of Kent in the role of Customer Service / Administration …

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17 October 2019

Current Works at Pingrup Caravan Park

Installation of 2 Accommodation units at Pingrup Caravan Park plus camper’s kitchen modifications has commenced. Please note access to the camp kitchen will not be available until 26 October 2019. …

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Come & visit the
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.