Services To The Community

The Shire of Wandering provides a number of services to its community.

Australia Post Agency

Hours 9.00am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday (excluding Public Holidays) daily, mail can be collected from the Shire Office between these hours.

Customers can purchase both Domestic and International stamps, prepaid envelopes, tough bags etc. You can also pay your utility Accounts ie: Telstra, Synergy

Department Of Transport (D.O.T)

  • Payment of Vehicle Licenses, Drivers Licenses renewals, Transfers of Vehicles, Boat License Renewals. For more information regarding licensing please refer to DOT website:

Licensing services are undertaken at the Wandering Community Resource Centre.

Shire of Wandering also offers “District Special Series Plate” purchases. If you are looking for a specific number plate please complete the attached form and return to the Shire Office.

Bureau Of Meteorology

Weather readings are now carried out hourly by a new automatic weather station to the west of Wandering. Readings are available from the Bureau's WEB site -

Household Rubbish Collection

  • Collected weekly on Tuesdays for the Wandering Townsite.
  • Recycling is collected every SECOND Tuesday. 

Should you have any queries in relation to Rubbish collection please contact the Shire Office or visit Avon Waste Solutions information page

Fire Control

The issue of wild fire is taken very seriously in the Shire of Wandering. Detailed obligations and requirements are placed on all land owners to minimise the risk of fires. A brochure titled Bush Fire Notice, which sets out these requirements and contact details for the Fire Officers, is available.

To review the current Fire Control Notice please click here.

Shire Notes

Produced by the Shire Staff approximately once per month through the year. The Notes are displayed on the Shire Office window, given to the Wandering Community Resource Centre for reproduction in the Wandering Echo, provided to the local media for news stories on Wandering and faxed directly to those residents who have requested this service. 

Telephone And Address Book

Produced every second year. The information in the book is dependant on the provision of the information by locals. Please advise the Wandering Community Resource Centre of telephone, facsimile and mobile numbers for inclusion. All Wandering Telephone Book enquires can be directed to the CRC Coordinator - Wandering Community Resource Centre, Phone/Fax 9884 1561 or by email:

We Need Gravel Or Mowing Done?

The Shire of Wandering is able to provide residents with gravel, blue metal, and general lawn mowing throughout the year when time permits. However during the construction months December - June residences are advised to seek the services of a private contractor.

These requests can be made by downloading a “private works request form” including the estimated time required to complete the job, or by contacting Works Supervisor Barry Gibbs on 9884 1056 or 0429 684 217 or email