Welcome to the Shire of Nannup

The Shire of Nannup encompasses the beautiful town of Nannup in the South West’s Blackwood Valley.

Nannup forms part of the renowned tourist drive throughout Balingup, Nannup and Bridgetown – one of the state’s best. 

Our Community Statement

We are a unique town that role models sustainability, friendliness, taking the time to celebrate our heritage and festivals.

We are surrounded by amazing nature, with charming historic and built fabric.

Our leaders provide for and listen to all of us.

Department of Agriculture and Food Call for Local Residents to Support Response to New Vegetable Pest

The Department of Agriculture and Food is appealing to local residents to help protect WA’s horticultural industry by supporting surveillance efforts for the exotic pest, tomato potato psyllid.

The Department's Manjimup manager Ian Guthridge has encouraged residents in Manjimup, Pemberton, Walpole and surrounding areas to host a surveillance trap known as a 'sticky trap'.

Tomato potato psyllid is a destructive insect pest which feeds on a range of plants, including potato, tomato, eggplant, capsicum, chilli, tamarillo and sweet potato.

The psyllid was confirmed in Perth last month (February). The majority of detections have been in the metropolitan area, but there have been a small number of detections in regional areas including Busselton, Margaret River, Gingin and Yarloop.

Mr Guthridge said there was extensive surveillance underway by the Department on commercial horticultural properties but residents were also urged to get involved.

“The support of residents is vital in helping to protect and support local vegetable growers,” Mr Guthridge said.

“By placing a sticky trap on their property, local residents can help the department to identify whether the psyllid is present within the region.

“We are asking people to collect a trap and host it on their property, then return the trap seven days later in sealed plastic bags provided.”  

On properties where the psyllid is detected, treatment is required to control the pest and movement restrictions may apply to host plant and fruit material during treatment.  

Sticky Trap Packs with set up instructions can be collected and returned to:

  • Manjimup Shire Office
  • Bridgetown Shire Office
  • Nannup Shire Office
  • Walpole Community Resource Centre
  • Northcliffe Community Resource Centre
  • Pemberton Community Resource Centre

Mr Guthridge acknowledged local commercial growers for their support of the Department’s tomato potato psyllid surveillance and control activities.

He also commended local shires and resource centres who were making sticky traps available at their offices.

Local residents interested in hosting a sticky trap can call the Department’s Manjimup office on 9777 0000.

More than 1500 sticky traps have been installed on properties across regional and metropolitan areas of WA as part of the department’s response to this pest.

More information on the tomato potato psyllid response in Western Australia is available on the department’s website agric.wa.gov.au/tpp.

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Shire Contact Details

Opening Hours: 8am to 4.30pm Monday - FridaySmall Business Friendly
Address: Adam Street, Nannup WA 6275
Postal: PO Box 11, Nannup WA 6275
Phone: (08) 9756 1018 Fax: (08) 9756 1275
Email: nannup@nannup.wa.gov.au