WELCOME TO THE CITY OF WANNEROO

The centre for creative and sustainable growth, delivering strong, vibrant and connected communities.

The City of Wanneroo is WA's fastest growing local government authority spanning both urban and rural areas. Our estimated population is 172,896 as of June 2013; over the last year the City's population increased by 6,461 people (3.88% growth rate).

We respectfully acknowledge the traditional owners of the land encompassed by the City of Wanneroo and pay our respects to the Noongar Elders past, present and future, for they hold the history, the cultural practice and traditions of their people.

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LATEST CITY NEWS
17/04/2014
Coastal protection works at Quinns Beach are forging ahead, with construction of the sand bag and rock revetment designed to safeguard the area against severe erosion.
17/04/2014
City of Wanneroo residents have an opportunity to join in the fight for safer City roads through the RAC's Risky Roads campaign.
17/04/2014
Residents of Koondoola and its surrounding suburbs are set to benefit from a new multi-purpose community centre catering for people of all ages.
15/04/2014
Wanneroo Aquamotion is turning five and everyone is invited to the celebrations.
14/04/2014
The City of Wanneroo hosted its annual Blessing of the Roads ceremony on Thursday, to pray for the safety of road users during the Easter holiday period.
11/04/2014
Drivers are being urged to take care over the Easter Break and the Roadwise Driver Reviver volunteers will be on hand to help, offering motorists the chance to take a break.
09/04/2014
Over the next four months, the City of Wanneroo will be lowering the elevated section of the Yanchep Boardwalk, between Foreshore Vista and Compass Circle.
08/04/2014
More than 8,000 people descended on Liddell Park in Girrawheen for the City of Wanneroo's annual Global Beats & Eats festival, presented by LiveLighter.
08/04/2014
The City of Wanneroo wishes to advise there will be a full pool, spa and sauna closure at Wanneroo Aquamotion between Monday, 14 April and Thursday, 17 April.
01/04/2014
The City of Wanneroo's commitment to road safety will be displayed at this year's Blessing of the Roads ceremony.
25/03/2014
Hit the road and explore the City of Wanneroo behind your camera lens with photography workshops for young people aged 12 and over.
21/03/2014
The City of Wanneroo is temporarily closing Dewars track (known locally as "Durrs") at the end of Damepattie Drive in Two Rocks, amid concerns for safety.
18/03/2014
This month, the Yanchep/Two Rocks Library has plenty on offer for the whole family, with regular storytime sessions for children and family history workshops for anyone interested in researching their ancestry.
17/03/2014
A capacity crowd is expected at the City of Wanneroo's next free community event, Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter.
11/03/2014
More than 4000 people descended on Yanchep National Park on Saturday to step back in time for Retro Rewind.
10/03/2014
The City of Wanneroo, together with WALGA's RoadWise Program, is calling for nominations for the Human Spirit Awards.
05/03/2014
August 2014 marks 100 years since the outbreak of World War One, and the Wanneroo Regional Museum is running a series of projects, events and exhibitions to commemorate the centenary.
05/03/2014
Parents and their young children are encouraged to attend the Banksia Grove Community Centre for 'It's All About Play', which begins next Wednesday (12 March).
28/02/2014
Young people within the City of Wanneroo have an opportunity to help shape the City's future, by voicing their opinions as part of a youth engagement study.
25/02/2014
The Greens Recycling Facility has a mountain of mulch to give away, offering it free to City of Wanneroo and City of Joondalup ratepayers.
25/02/2014
Australian nurses have been going to war for well over 100 years, but their important contribution to Australia’s overseas military operations often goes unreported.
18/02/2014
Artists across the state are invited to enter the annual City of Wanneroo Art Awards, which this year boasts almost $17,000 in prize money.
17/02/2014
The City of Wanneroo will focus on the suburb of Tapping for this year's Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday, 2 March.
12/02/2014
Save money, energy and water this summer
12/02/2014
Hot on the heels of the City of Wanneroo's first Pop Culture Fest, the Wanneroo Library will host superstar graphic novelist Justin Randall in a special 'Meet the Author' evening.
31/01/2014
City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts welcomes a new $140,000 Light Tanker fast response fire appliance, to replace an existing appliance that well utilised and fought many fires over the years.
15/01/2014
Drilling works will be conducted at Fred Stubbs Park this week as part of the investigations into future coastal protection works at Quinns Beach.
15/01/2014
City of Wanneroo's older residents, young people with a disability and their carers are invited to a community consultation regarding Home and Community Care (HACC) services.
13/01/2014
Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in the fun of Retro Rewind, a brand new event on Saturday, 8 March with entertainment flashbacks for the whole family to enjoy.
10/01/2014
Get your creative juices flowing, show off your camera skills and join in the fun with the City of Wanneroo's annual photography competition.
09/01/2014
The City of Wanneroo will host Western Australia's largest citizenship ceremony on Australia Day, with almost 700 people from around the world becoming citizens.
16/12/2013
The City of Wanneroo is proud to release the latest Visitor Guide and Business Listing, an informative guide to local attractions and activities for both residents and tourists alike.
12/12/2013
City of Wanneroo councillors have endorsed the recommendation to construct a revetment over a 280m section of Quinns Beach between the southern groyne and the artificial headland to the south.
11/12/2013
Volunteers from a variety of community service and conservation groups were honoured at a function held by the City of Wanneroo on Friday, 6 December.
06/12/2013
Selected residents of the City of Wanneroo will be receiving a special Christmas card in their mailboxes, designed by Alkimos Baptist College student, Harpreet Kaur.
27/11/2013
Spend time viewing Within These Walls, a free combined exhibition collated by the Wanneroo Museum and Art Collections, on display at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre's Gallery from 14 December 2013 to 2 February 2014.
25/11/2013
Get active and learn everything you need to know about nutrition with a free healthier lifestyle workshop by the City of Wanneroo.
25/11/2013
Get active and learn everything you need to know about nutrition with a free healthier lifestyle workshop by the City of Wanneroo.
21/11/2013
The City of Wanneroo has reopened Fred Stubbs Park, Quinns Rocks for public use following its closure due to beach erosion.
20/11/2013
Christmas is just around the corner, so get your family into the spirit of the festive season with fun, interactive Christmas events at all four City of Wanneroo libraries.
20/11/2013
Come down to the Hainsworth Community Centre on Wednesday, 27 November for a free community fun day.
20/11/2013
The City of Wanneroo is urging road users to take care this festive season, joining forces with WALGA's RoadWise program in the White Ribbons for Road Safety campaign.
12/11/2013
Over 10,000 people enjoyed the sounds of the City of Wanneroo Presents: Lisa Mitchell and Josh Pyke concert at Wanneroo Showgrounds on Saturday.
08/11/2013
The City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts is imploring the State Government to reconsider pushing back the start of the rail extension from Butler to Yanchep and said the recent announcement is nothing short of outrageous.
08/11/2013
The City of Wanneroo is urging residents to join its campaign calling on the State government to immediately fund medium and long-term solutions for the problem of erosion at Quinns Beach.
31/10/2013
Over 4000 people and their four-legged best friends enjoyed a cloudless sky at Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex on Sunday for the City of Wanneroo’s Dogs Breakfast.
31/10/2013
The allocation of tickets has now been exhausted for the City of Wanneroo Presents: Lisa Mitchell and Josh Pyke concert on Saturday, 9 November at Wanneroo Showgrounds.
30/10/2013
Family history research is fun and addictive but knowing where to start can be difficult.
30/10/2013
Central Ward Councillor Dot Newton JP has been elected by her peers as Deputy Mayor of the City of Wanneroo.
30/10/2013
$8000 worth of prizes were given out to ratepayers at the annual Race in Your Rates function on Thursday night.
29/10/2013
The City of Wanneroo has assisted more than 2000 children to participate in sport and recreation through its KidSport program.
29/10/2013
There is only one month left of the City of Wanneroo's Spring Activities, so make sure you come along to one of the many events planned for November.
28/10/2013
The City of Wanneroo is looking to contract a fitness instructor to take on the popular MOVE Fitness in 2014.
23/10/2013
The City of Wanneroo welcomed five new and three returning Councillors in a traditional swearing in and smoking ceremony on Monday night.
21/10/2013
Remember to head along to Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex this Sunday for the City of Wanneroo's annual Dog's Breakfast presented by ADVANCE.
15/10/2013
Time is running out to get your nomination in for the City of Wanneroo's Student Scholarship.
11/10/2013
The City of Wanneroo is inviting local residents to a community information session to discuss the future of Quinns Beach and outline what is being done to protect it.
07/10/2013
Perth musicians Rainy Day Women, Riley Pearce and Room For Reason will rock Wanneroo, supporting at the City of Wanneroo Presents: Lisa Mitchell and Josh Pyke concert on 9 November.
01/10/2013
Do you hate seeing litter in your local streets and parks? Help 'keep Tapping tidy' by joining your neighbours to clean up your community.
27/09/2013
For more than a century Ngala have been providing support and guidance to WA families.
26/09/2013
The October school holidays are just around the corner, why not fill yours with some fun activities from the City of Wanneroo?
25/09/2013
While it may seem more like winter outside, the City of Wanneroo's annual Spring Activities are in full swing.
24/09/2013
Just three years since the launch of its Healthy Communities program, the City of Wanneroo has been recognised as the State winner of the 2013 Heart Foundation Healthy Community Awards.
19/09/2013
Iconic author and recognisable Australian, Judy Nunn will be visiting Wanneroo on Friday, 22 November to showcase her forthcoming novel Ellaine.
19/09/2013
Are you interested in making a difference to your community? Consider joining one of the City’s committees or working groups.
18/09/2013
Tickets will be available to the general public from Monday for the City of Wanneroo's free family concert on Saturday, 9 November.
16/09/2013
If you are still chasing your political fix now that the Federal election is behind us, you will enjoy a new exhibition coming to the Gallery at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre.
11/09/2013
They are man's best friend, so why not have a day celebrating everything we love about dogs?
09/09/2013
Lock heads with Lockie Leonard, sing a tune with Singenpoo, bump shoulders with Bugalugs Bum Thief and hear from the man who has brought them all to life.
03/09/2013
The City of Wanneroo is thrilled to be recognised for its contribution to tackling heart disease, announced as the State winner of the 2013 Heart Foundation Healthy Community Awards.
27/08/2013
Australian music will again take centre stage at Wanneroo Showgrounds with the City of Wanneroo's free concert on Saturday, November 9.
27/08/2013
The City of Wanneroo is inviting the local community to have their say on a potential extension of the Yanchep Dog Beach.
26/08/2013
Are you from an incorporated, not for profit community organisation? The October round of Community Funding is now open and you may be eligible!
23/08/2013
The City of Wanneroo annual Race in Your Rates is on again with opportunities for local residents to win some fantastic prizes.
22/08/2013
An exhibition of impressively large scale portraits will be on display in the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre from Saturday, 7 September.
21/08/2013
The City of Wanneroo Fire Service and Department of Fire and Emergency Services carried out a State Bushfire exercise today, involving a simulated Level 2 bushfire.
20/08/2013
Do you know an individual or group who goes above and beyond in the local community?
19/08/2013
Local elections are just around the corner and to have your say, you need to make sure you are enrolled to vote by 5pm Friday, 30 August.
19/08/2013
Have you received your rates notice for 2013/14?
13/08/2013
A new Australian War Memorial Travelling Exhibition was launched on the weekend at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre's exhibition gallery.
12/08/2013
While the rainy days and cold nights are still upon us, spring is just weeks away, as are the City of Wanneroo's annual Spring Activities.
08/08/2013
Book lovers will dine amongst the millions of pages of the thousands of books in the Wanneroo Library at a special Literary Dinner on 23 August.
08/08/2013
Around 350 parents, carers and children attended the Big Play Date at the Banksia Grove Community Centre on Wednesday, 7 August.
02/08/2013
The City of Wanneroo Pioneering family has extended with 12 new Pioneers honoured at the annual Pioneers lunch on Wednesday, 31 July.
02/08/2013
Around 1,200 visitors enjoyed the brand new free community art expo insideART at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre on Sunday, 28 July.
31/07/2013
The recent announcement of the local government amalgamations has seen no changes to the Cities of Wanneroo, Joondalup and Rockingham.
29/07/2013
The City of Wanneroo is about to embark on the redesign of Wanneroo Skate Park at the Wanneroo Showgrounds and we want your help!
24/07/2013
The Brighton Seahawks Junior Football Club were the lucky recipients of two bootcamp training sessions run by the professional trainers at Wanneroo Aquamotion on Wednesday, 17 and Thursday, 18 July.
15/07/2013
Everyone's favourite pet-filled fun day – Dogs Breakfast is back for another year, this time celebrating not just your furry K9 pals but pets of all shapes and sizes!
10/07/2013
The July school holidays are in full swing, why not beat the boredom and take part in some of the great activities available around the City of Wanneroo?
05/07/2013
The Wanneroo Regional Museum celebrated its 50,000th visitor on Friday, 28 July – since opening its doors in September 2009.
04/07/2013
Over 200 adults, children and young people attended the City of Wanneroo's fourth annual NAIDOC Celebration at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre on Wednesday, 3 July.
02/07/2013
Join the City of Wanneroo for a brand new free community art expo showcasing a broad range of local arts and crafts organisations and artists in the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre (WLCC) on Sunday, 28 July.
27/06/2013
The City of Wanneroo's Global Beats & Eats Festival is proud to sponsor the World category of the Western Australian Music Industry Association's WAM Song of the Year competition.
20/06/2013
Join the City of Wanneroo and community members in celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders during NAIDOC week on Wednesday, 3 July.
20/06/2013
Interested in local history? Enjoy working with primary school age children? Become a part of Wanneroo's most popular educational heritage programme and volunteer at the historic Buckingham House.
11/06/2013
Brazier Road, Yanchep between Wilkie Ave and Yanchep Kiosk will be closed to all traffic from Monday, 24 June 2013 to late December 2013
29/05/2013
Following the highly successful Shift ATTITUDES parent workshop at Somerly Primary School, the City of Wanneroo will be hosting another free workshop at Tapping Primary School on Wednesday, 12 June.
28/05/2013
Roseworth Primary School students will be replanting at Ferrara Park, Girrawheen on Wednesday, 5 June to celebrate World Environment Day and the completion of the City of Wanneroo's revitalisation works to the park.
27/05/2013
To coincide with Volunteers Week, 131 fire volunteers from Quinns Rocks, Two Rocks, Wanneroo, Wanneroo Fire Support, City of Wanneroo Fire Brigade and DFES were honoured at a function held by the City of Wanneroo on Friday, 17 May.
25/05/2013
The City of Wanneroo hosted the opening night of the annual Art Awards Exhibition on Friday, with Mayor Tracey Roberts announcing Rowena Keall Walsh as the winner for her 'Pinnaroo' painting.
23/05/2013
The City of Wanneroo's Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) Australasian Management Challenge team has been rated in the top three in Australiasia.
21/05/2013
Celebrate National Reconciliation Week with players from the West Perth Football Club at the Reconciliation Week Community Gathering on Wednesday, 29 May in Merriwa.
20/05/2013
The Peter Moyes Anglican Community School won their second round of mock trials against Morley Senior High School at the Supreme Court on Tuesday, 14 May.
17/05/2013
Load up your trailer and help reduce water consumption with discounted mulch until Sunday, 30 June thanks to the City of Wanneroo.
17/05/2013
The cold weather is setting in and it's time for the City of Wanneroo's annual winter planting events, where volunteers are needed to help plant thousands of new trees and shrubs.
15/05/2013
Join us at the Butler Community Centre each Wednesday for a range of exciting and fun vintage workshops discovering a new aspect of an old era.
29/04/2013
Do you have broken TVs, monitors or computers that you no longer want or need?
CITY EVENTS
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PUBLIC NOTICE

Quinns Beach Erosion Information Update - 22 April 2014

Click here to view an information update regarding the Quinns Beach Coastal Protection Works


Road Closure Notice. Brazier Road, Yanchep

The City of Wanneroo hereby gives notice that it intends to temporarily close Brazier Road at Yanchep Beach Road to through traffic to accommodate the proposed second stage of the realignment of Brazier Road commencing 10 May 2014 until 8 April 2015.

For more information go to the Brazier Road Closure page.


NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING

There will be a special Council Meeting held at 7pm on Monday, 14 April 2014. The meeting will discuss Dewars Track. Question time will occur at the start of the meeting with deputations from 6pm.


Revised Copy of Council Agenda

A revised copy of the Agenda for the Council Meeting tomorrow night, Tuesday 1 April is now available on the Council Agendas and Minutes Page.


Restricted Burning Period

Please be advised that the Restricted Burning Season that was scheduled to commence on the 1st of April 2014, has been postponed until further notice.

NO "Permits to Burn" will be issued for any location in the entire City of Wanneroo until further notice.

The lack of any significant recent rainfall has the current Soil Dryness Index (SDI) being over 200 and the Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI) being at around 190.

Due to the current weather conditions whilst the temperatures are cooler, the subsequent continued Significant Bushfire Risk to the wider community requires the ban on any permits being issued to be put in place until further notice.

The members of the City of Wanneroo Fire Services reminds residents to remain vigilant and ensure your Bushfire Action Plan remains tested, understood and effective.

Fires can occur at any time, the coastal plains of the City are still a bushfire risk area and we ask that the community remain alert and ensure no accidental fires occur.

Thankyou for your cooperation.

Phillip Hay
Chief Bushfire Control Officer, City of Wanneroo


Proposed Extended Closure of Key Largo Drive, Between Ocean Keys Boulevard and Caribbean Circuit, Clarkson WA

In order to facilitate further development of the Ocean Keys Shopping Centre WA, notice is hereby given that Built Environs WA Pty Ltd intends to maintain the temporary closure of Key Largo Drive in both directions and between Ocean Keys Boulevard and Caribbean Circuit for and extended period;

Sunday 12th January 2014 to Friday 31st October 2014

Submissions addressing this proposed road closure can be submitted by mail to the City of Wanneroo,, Locked Bag 1, Wanneroo WA 6946 or by email to David Munrowd-Harris, Manager Asset Management on david.munrowd-harris@wanneroo.wa.gov.au by 5.00pm on Thursday, 9 January 2014.

A plan showing the details of the closure is available below, or at the City of Wanneroo's community centre at 23 Civic Drive, Wanneroo between 9am and 4:30pm Monday to Friday, and Clarkson Library, 27 Ocean Keys Boulevard, Clarkson between 9am and 5:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am and 8pm on Thursday, and 9am and 5pm on Saturday.


Notice of Council Meetings 2014

In accordance with Section 5.4 of the Local Government Act 1995 and Regulation 12 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is given of the following Elected Members’ Briefing Sessions and Ordinary Council Meetings for the City of Wanneroo.

Click here for more information


Road Closure - Yagan Place, Wanneroo

PINDAN Pty Ltd wishes to advise road users that it is proposing to extend the current temporary closure of section of Yagan Place from Dundebar Road until 30 April 2014 pursuant to Section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995

23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo WA 6065 | Locked Bag 1, Wanneroo WA 6946
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