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Welcome to the Shire of Nannup

The Shire of Nannup was founded in 1834. It covers an area of 2,953 square km and embraces the town and localities of Nannup, Donnelly River, Biddelia, Carlotta, Cundinup, Scott River East, Lake Jasper, Darradup, Barrabup, Peerabeelup, Jalbarragup and East Nannup.

The Shire of Nannup is the second largest Shire in the South West Region with 250 kilometres of sealed and 220 kilometres of unsealed roads.

In general the population of 1574 (2021 census) is spread throughout the Shire district with about half of the population residing in the Nannup townsite. The word “Nannup” comes from the Noongar people and interprets as “stopping place”. The Shire of Nannup is bounded by the Shires of Augusta-Margaret River to the west, Manjimup to the south-east, Bridgetown-Greenbushes to the north-east, Donnybrook-Balingup to the north and the City of Busselton to the north-west. The Southern Ocean defines the southern boundary.

nbn Fixed Wireless Upgrades

nbn is undertaking upgrade work across the Shire of Nannup as part of the Regional Upgrade Program. The Regional Upgrade Program will benefit local households and businesses by providing access to fast speeds and extending the coverage of the nbn Fixed Wireless Network.

To enable these upgrades you may experience planned outages or service interruptions over the next few weeks.

Impacted homes and businesses will be notified of these outages via their retail service provider. Information will also be available via the nbn network status part on the nbn website

What to do in an Emergency

If you see smoke:

  • DIAL 000 to report all Fires or Life Threatening Emergencies.

If the fire has already been reported, stay informed via:

  • 13 DFES (13 33 37)
  • Facebook: Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA
  • Local ABC Radio

Prohibited Burning Period

The Shire of Nannup is now in a prohibited burning period until 29 February 2024. During this time, lighting a fire is STRICTLY PROHIBITED and is an offence under the Bushfire Act 1954. This includes campfire and fire pits for camping and cooking. Pizza ovens and solid fuel BBQs are only allowed when fire danger rating is moderate or below. Check Emergency WA for the current fire danger rating (

During bushfire season, the responsible thing to do is to monitor the daily fire danger rating and tune in to your local ABC radio to stay up-to-date with any emergency warnings. If you see smoke during the Prohibited Burning Period, check Emergency WA ( for prescribed burning activities which may be undertaken by DBCA. 

If you are interested in joining your local bushfire brigade, please contact the relevant Fire Control Officer (FCO). Contact details for your FCO can be found HERE.

Firebreak Compliance 

The 2023-24 Bushfire Risk Compliance Notice is now in effect. Your firebreaks need to be compliant from the 3 November 2023 to 30 April 2024. 

For more information, please visit HERE.

Department of Transport

Bookings are now required for Department of Transport Tests

For more information regarding the Shire of Nannup Department of Transport Services visit the Licensing Centre page

Nannup Tank 7 MTB Park 

If you would like a copy of the Nannup Tank 7 MTB Park Map, click here.

Image Credit: Daniela Tommasi

MTB Park Trail Report

If you see any trees down or come across any maintenance issues while riding the trails out at the Nannup Tank 7 MTB Park, please report them to the Shire of Nannup by emailing, telephone 08 9756 1018 or direct message on Instagram @nannuptrails or Facebook @ShireofNannup.

Nannup Tank 7 MTB Park is now on Trails WA

The Nannup Tank 7 Mountain Bike Park is now live on Trails WA: Nannup Tank 7 Mountain Bike Park

This is a fantastic resource for anyone interested in learning more about the 29 trails that form the Mountain Bike Park.

There is something for everyone, from beginners through to experienced riders with cross country, all mountain, downhill and flow trails.

Pest and Disease Reporting and Identification

Pests, diseases and weeds can post significant threats to Western Australia's production systems. The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) encourages the reporting of pests, diseases and weeds to enable early detection.

For further information visit our Ranger Services page.


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