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Stay safe from swooping magpies this spring

Published on Thursday, 21st September 2017

Magpie swooping season might be in full swing, but there are plenty of things you can do to keep safe from the swoopers this spring.

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City grants funding for sporting groups

Published on Thursday, 21st September 2017

Six sporting groups will benefit from funding provided by the City of Wanneroo for events to be held throughout the second half of this year.

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City of Wanneroo applies for Black Spot funding

Published on Wednesday, 20th September 2017

Road safety will be improved in 14 locations around the City if the City of Wanneroo is successful in getting Black Spot funding.

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Tax Help for Free

Published on Wednesday, 20th September 2017

City of Wanneroo libraries are offering a free service to help residents complete their tax returns.

Dog's Breakfast 2017

Dog’s Breakfast fun for families and fur babies

Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017

Dog’s Breakfast is back in 2017 hosting exclusively dog-related exhibitors, activities and competitions to delight all dog lovers and their four-legged friends.

Speedway bike

City assists Speedway Motorcycle Club with funding application

Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017

The City of Wanneroo Council has voted to support Speedway Motorcycle Club’s application for State Government Community Sporting and Recreational Facilities Fund (CSRFF) grant money.

Water tap

City of Wanneroo commits to Waterwise Council Program

Published on Monday, 18th September 2017

The City of Wanneroo is to commit to the Waterwise Council Program, with an aim to improve its water use.

Tins of old paint

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day

Published on Monday, 18th September 2017

Dispose of unwanted chemicals that may be harmful to you, your family or the environment.

Yanchep Free Pass

Free Yanchep Park passes launched for City of Wanneroo residents

Published on Friday, 8th September 2017

Free annual park passes to Yanchep National Park were released on Friday by the City for residents under a joint partnership between us and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractiions

Birds of Tokyo

Birds of Tokyo set to soar at Wanneroo Presents

Published on Monday, 4th September 2017

Perth sensation Birds of Tokyo is set to rock Wanneroo Showgrounds as the headline act for this year’s City of Wanneroo Presents Concert.

Girl getting immunisation

Meningococcal W Immunisation

Published on Wednesday, 30th August 2017

The City of Wanneroo is holding a clinic to administer catch-ups for students who missed out on the Meningococcal W immunisation.

garage sale

Choose to reuse at the nation's biggest garage sale!

Published on Tuesday, 29th August 2017

Garage Sale Trail, the multi-award winning sustainability and community campaign powered by local councils is back in the City of Wanneroo as a weekend long event on Sat 21 and Sun 22 October 2017.

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Local Government Ordinary Election - Call for Nominations

Published on Monday, 28th August 2017

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 21 October 2017 in the City of Wanneroo.

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Yokayi Waarbiny Wer Malayin Djin-Djin - An exhibition of artwork by young women from Girrawheen Senior High School

Published on Friday, 25th August 2017

After the success of the inaugural 2016 exhibition, Yokayi Waarbiny Wer Malayin Djin-Djin is back again to the City of Wanneroo, with stunning new artworks.

Book Week 2017

Book Week comes to the City with exciting events

Published on Thursday, 24th August 2017

This year’s Book Week theme of Escape to Everywhere is being embraced by the City of Wanneroo with a series of events.

Spring Activities 2017

Guided Walks, Workshops and Bush-Care Events.

Published on Wednesday, 23rd August 2017

Wanneroo has an abundance of breathtaking natural areas. Welcome spring by getting involved in guided walks, workshops and bush-care events across the City.

Its all about play

City of Wanneroo leads the way with It’s All About Play

Published on Friday, 18th August 2017

Due to the success of the It’s All About Play program introduced by the City of Wanneroo, other councils and community groups are following the initiative and implementing the program.

Australia day

Nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards are now open

Published on Thursday, 17th August 2017

Do you know someone who works hard for the City of Wanneroo community? Say thank you by nominating them for an Australia Day Award.

Civic Centre

Local Government Ordinary Election Close of Enrolments

Published on Wednesday, 16th August 2017

You may be eligible to be enrolled to vote in the local government elections on 21 October 2017 if you live in or are an owner or occupier of rateable property in the City of Wanneroo.

Civic Centre

2017 Local Government Election Candidate Information Sessions

Published on Monday, 14th August 2017

Want to stand for Council? You can make a difference! Attend a Free Candidate Information Session.

Two young adults.

Scholarship a potential life changer for high school students

Published on Friday, 11th August 2017

Local high school students are being encouraged to apply now for a $3,000 City of Wanneroo and Young Australia League (YAL) Secondary Scholarship.

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Braille signage added to playground

Published on Wednesday, 9th August 2017

Braille signage has been installed at the ‘Dinosaur Park’ at Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex in a bid to educate playground visitors about vision impairment.

Community Information Session

Nominations invited - Community reference groups for Wanneroo projects

Published on Monday, 7th August 2017

Community reference groups for Wanneroo Road widening and Wanneroo Road/Joondalup Drive interchange projects.

Hands holding cardboard house

Homelessness Week 7 - 13 August 2017.

Published on Friday, 4th August 2017

The purpose of the week is to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness and the issues these people face.

Community event

The City of Wanneroo’s Community Funding Program October 2017 round opens on 4 September 2017.

Published on Friday, 4th August 2017

The City proudly provides opportunities for community groups and organisations to apply for funding support through the Community Funding Program.

Family in park

Yanchep National Park – Annual Pass Program

Published on Wednesday, 2nd August 2017

From 1 September residents of the City of Wanneroo are invited to apply for a FREE Yanchep National Park Annual Park pass.


SMS floodlight controls produce savings

Published on Tuesday, 1st August 2017

Mobile phone technology has led to saving power and money for the City of Wanneroo.

Mayor Tracey Roberts with Van Truong and Ainsley Brett-Matthewson

City of Wanneroo Curtin Ignition 2017 scholarship winners announced

Published on Monday, 31st July 2017

Two City of Wanneroo residents have been awarded scholarships to help get their business ideas up and running, under the guidance of the Curtin University Ignition program.

Pile of old computers and monitors

Electronic waste collection day in the City of Wanneroo

Published on Thursday, 27th July 2017

Electronic waste or e-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams in Australia.

We all sleep

‘We All Sleep’ artwork exhibition comes to Wanneroo

Published on Friday, 21st July 2017

The ‘We All Sleep’ original artworks will be exhibited at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre to the delight of the City of Wanneroo and Fremantle Press.

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