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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18 March 2019

Community Scorecard – CLOSING SOON

In partnership with 10 councils in the Great Southern Region, we have commissioned CATALYSE® to administer the MARKYT® Community Scorecard in our area. This is a valuable opportunity to receive …

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2019/20 Budget Requests

Council is calling for submissions from community groups, clubs and associations for items that may require funding within the 2019/20 Budget. Items that may be considered in making a submission …

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7 December 2018

Christmas/New Year Closure

The Shire of Kent wish to advise the Administration Office will close: 4.30pm Friday 21st December 2018 and will not re-open until 8.30am Wednesday 2nd January 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.