The Kulin Region offers every recreational and social opportunity you would expect to find in the city. The wide range of sports and activities on offer is complimented by our superior facilities and grounds, committed sporting clubs and social agenda.


Felix (Phil) & Kath Freebairn

The Freebairn Estate is a legacy in Kulin and has provided funding for excellent sporting facilities to be established in Kulin.

Felix (Phil) Freebairn was a Councillor with the Shire of Kulin (formerly the Kulin Road Board) from 1946-1961 and within this time he held the position of Chairman (1949-1951).

Phil and Kath Freebairn bequeathed funds to the Shire of Kulin with an absolute discretion “for or towards the improvement or maintenance of the Kulin Greater Sport Grounds and the Kulin Swimming Pool and the encouragement of assistance generally of public recreation and sport of all description with in and around the Kulin town site.”

The funds have enabled the Shire of Kulin to provide the Freebairn Sports Foundation. The purpose of the Foundation is to make scholarships available to Kulin residents who achieve a State or International level in their chosen sport or recreation activity. The funds have also contributed to the purchase of the 183m slide, which is located at the Kulin Aquatic Centre. Without the foresight and bequeathment of funds by the Freebairns, the Shire of Kulin would not have been able to provide these wonderful facilities.

The Freebairn Estate, has to date benefited residents of the Kulin community through the following projects:

Freebairn Recreation Centre 

 $600, 000
Waterslide  $335, 390
Synthetic Bowling Green          $200, 000
Synthetic Tennis Courts       $15, 256
Sports Ground Entrance Upgrade    $14, 458


Manager of Leisure Services
Simone Lockyer

PH: (08) 9880 1000
FAX: (08) 9880 2000

Election 2019


At the Close of Nominations at 4pm on 12 September 2019, for the Local Government Election planned for 19 October 2019, I can advise that 5 nominations had been received.

As the number of nominations equalled the 5 Councillor positions vacant – the result of the election is a follows;

WARD                         CANDIDATE                            RESULT                        TERM EXPIRY

WEST WARD               Barry West                             Elected Unopposed                 2023

EAST WARD                 Lucia Varone                           Elected Unopposed                 2023

TOWN WARD              Roberta Bowey                       Elected Unopposed                 2023

TOWN WARD              Jarron Noble                           Elected Unopposed                 2023

CENTRAL WARD          Bradley Taylor                         Elected Unopposed                 2023

 I congratulate the candidates elect on their election.

Garrick Yandle

Returning Officer

12 September 2019

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