Local support in Gidgegannup

Bushfire Community Recovery Centre

The Bushfire Community Recovery Centre is currently open at Gidgegannup Place Office (Unit 4, 2125 Toodyay Road – next to the Gidgegannup Bakery and Cafe).

This centre has been set up to provide a range of support services for local residents. It is open Wednesday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday from 9am - 12 noon. 

All are welcome to drop in and ask questions.

Bushfire Community Connect Space at Percy Cullen Oval

Fire affected residents can visit the Gidgegannup Recreation Club volunteers at Percy Cullen Oval and Pavilion, who are there to support you with fencing supplies and tools, pod and temporary housing, outfitting, health and wellness services and general requests, As the community’s needs evolve, so will the various ways the volunteers will offer support.

Opening hours are:
  • Tuesday and Thursday - 10am to 2pm
  • Saturday - 10 am to 4pm
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday - by appointment

No general donations are being accepted at the moment. Please contact Sharon on 0466 430 979 or sharon@sharonpegrum.com.au if you have a specific item to donate prior to visiting. 

The team are looking for volunteers to assist with tasks from packing and sorting donations, helping with events, admin work and creating flyers to promote the service. Please contact Sharon if you are interested in volunteering, either on-site or helping with remote tasks like admin and flyers.

Free supplies from CWA

The CWA have moved from the Bushfire Recovery Centre to the CWA Hall at Gidgegannup Showgrounds. Fire affected residents can drop in and get what they need for free - they are stocked with everything from workwear and work boots, clothing for adults and children, stationary and school supplies, food and meals, tools and fencing supplies. Stock feed will also continue to be available here.

All are welcome to drop in, have a cup of tea, and chat about what you might need. CWA are not accepting general donations at the moment, such as clothing and toys. 

  • Location: CWA Hall at Gidgegannup Showgrounds, 2171 Toodyay road.
  • Opening hours: Wednesday 10am – 2pm and Friday 9.30am – 11.30am

Get in touch

If you have a query about the bushfire recovery, please email us at bushfirerecoverygroup@swan.wa.gov.au or call 0438 242 356 during business hours.