Welcome to Shark Bay! 

We are delighted you have chosen the Shire of Shark Bay to be your new home and hope you will enjoy being part of our unique community.

To help you settle in, please see below information and services you might find useful.

  • Looking for a local contact or business? Need to find a Tradesperson?  Check out the Shark Bay Directory
  • Join the gym
  • The Shire office can assist with all Department of Transport Licensing queries including change of address, vehicle registration and transfers, Driver Licence renewals, boat registration or learners permits
  • View information on rates including how to pay your rates
  • Health Facilities are available at the Silver Chain Nursing Post (Corner of Durlacher St and Hughes St).  The Centre is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm (closed from 12.30-1.30pm).  Doctors visit twice weekly however bookings are essential.  Contact Silver Chain for any health enquiries or to book - 9948 1400
  • The Dental Van visits Denham several times per year and is based at the school during their visit.  For bookings, call 0447 854 272
  • The Shark Bay Community Resource Centre (CRC) is located at 10 Denham Road.  The CRC offers a range of services including printing, photocopying, internet access, photo printing, toy library, book swap as well as government services including Centrelink and Medicare.  The CRC also provides a range of community activities and workshops.  
  • The Shark Bay School caters for Kindergarten to Year 12 Students. In 2007 the School moved to a new location (on Francis Rd) with state of the art facilities including early childhood rooms, manual arts, home economics, science and art rooms. 
  • Shark Bay Recreation Centre (Francis Rd) is an indoor centre offering a range of sport and recreation activities for both children and adults.  To see the latest program, visit the Shark Bay CRC or call 9948 1787.  The Centre also has a meeting room available for hire through the Shire.
  • There is a saline water (not suitable for drinking) and desalinated water service in Denham.   Desalinated water is subject to a quota and higher usage charges.  For information regarding the Denham water supply and charges, please visit the Water Corporation website 
  • Mobile phone coverage is available in Denham with Telstra and Optus only.  Other common service providers such as Vodafone are not yet available.  
  • Regional Express operates flights from Perth to Monkey Mia/Shark Bay Airport). The Airport is located approximated 10km from the town of Denham.
  • Click here for 2022-23 Cyclone Information from the Bureau of Meteorology. 
  • The Denham Boating Emergencies and Incident Alerts Cyclone Community Information Sheet can be found here.

 Should you require any further information, please search our website or alternatively contact the Shire office