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 approxiamtely 6,500 suqare Kms and is predominately an agricultural area with many Wheat & Sheep farmers.

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1 June 2017

Harvest Ban

Harvest bans are only placed after particular measurements have reached a critical point. You will be notified of a Harvest Ban via Text Msg, Harvest Ban Hotline (08 9829 1247) and Radio West (Katanning, …

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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.