Our Council

Our Councillors

Woodanilling Councillors
Shire President Russel Thomson Phone: 9823 1549
Mobile: 0419 950 217
Email: kunmallup@bigpond.com
Deputy Shire President Trevor Young Phone: 98231 536
Mobile: 0417 950 512
Email: trejay@bigpond.com
Councillor Peter Morrell Phone: 9862 5015
Mobile: 0429 625 054
Email: pjmorrell@bigpond.com
Councillor Dale Douglas

Ph: 9823 1586

Mobile: 0429 231 586

Email: adadalefarm@bigpond.com

Councillor Tim Brown

Phone: 9823 1115
Mobile: 0418 470 920

Email: timothy.brown@bigpond.com

Councillor Morris Trimming

Phone: 9821 1827

Mobile: 0407 774 624

Email: lesleytrimming@bigpond.com

All posted correspondence addressed to PO Box 99, Woodanilling WA 6316

Council Meetings

Council meets every third Tuesday of the month at 4.00pm except January with public question time at the beginning of each meeting.  For more information please visit the Council Meeting page.

Council Committees

Audit Committee

Meets: Annually

Members: All Elected Councillors

Local Government Regulation16: Audit committee, functions of
An audit committee —
(a) is to provide guidance and assistance to the local government —

(i) as to the carrying out of its functions in relation to audits carried out under Part 7 of the Act; and
(ii) as to the development of a process to be used to select and appoint a person to be an auditor;


(b) may provide guidance and assistance to the local government as to —

(i) matters to be audited; and
(ii) the scope of audits; and
(iii) its functions under Part 6 of the Act; and
(iv) the carrying out of its functions relating to other audits and other matters related to financial management; and

(c) is to review a report given to it by the CEO under regulation 17(3) (the CEO’s report) and is to —

(i) report to the council the results of that review; and
(ii) give a copy of the CEO’s report to the council.


Transport, Plant and Works Committee

2017 - 2019 Transport, Plant and Works 

Members: Crs Thomson, Morrell, Brown, Douglas and Trimming

Consider matters relative to transport issues, road works, plant replacement and repairs.

Community Development Committee

2017 - 2019 Community Development Committee 

Members: Crs Young, Douglas and Brown

Consider matters relevant to public halls, recreation and sport, library, heritage (other than natural heritage), other cultural issues, housing, town planning, protection of the environment (natural heritage), sanitation and refuse, public conveniences, cemetery, rural services, tourism, building control, other economic services, governance issues, financial matters, health services, education, fire protection, animal control, other law order and public safety issues including local

"Council and Community – Hand in Hand"

In dealing with individuals, landowners, the community and organisations the Council will:

  • Be fair;
  • Be honest, open and accountable;
  • Respect the views and rights of individuals and groups;
  • Be receptive as everyone in the community counts;
  • Will recognise the increased awareness that a small community brings.
  • Will provide an atmosphere of energy, excitement, optimism and positiveness.
  • Will facilitate group discussion and help to overcome stumbling blocks and conflict.

The Shire of Woodanilling aspires to:

  • Be the best Local Government for our community
  • Work hand in hand with our community
  • Be a leader of small local governments


  • Fostering community spirit and cohesion
  • Excellent customer service
  • Provision of high quality facilities and services
  • Representing community views at an influential level