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Yanchep kangaroos update

Published on Friday, 9th December 2016

The City of Wanneroo continues to take action as a facilitator to address the issue of kangaroos gathering in increasingly high numbers in residential parts of Yanchep.

Hester Avenue and Connolly Drive Roundabout

Intersection upgrade made easy

Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017

The upgraded Hester Avenue/Connolly Drive intersection is one of the first in the state to have three lanes leading up to and through the roundabout on one approach.

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Mitchell Freeway Extension Project - Works Update & Notices - Week commencing 20 February 2017

Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017

The Mitchell Freeway Extension to Hester Avenue in Clarkson remains on schedule for completion mid-2017 with pavement and asphalting works now underway.

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Jamie’s Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen is coming!

Published on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

Want to learn Jamie Oliver’s hints, tips and shortcuts to cooking delicious, nutritious and affordable meals from scratch?


Drones aid beach blitz

Published on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

The City of Wanneroo’s blitz against driving on beaches was assisted by the use of drones over the summer school holidays when on average a vehicle a day was booked.

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Take your palette to paradise

Published on Tuesday, 21st February 2017

Come along and enjoy free entry to a foodies and music lovers’ fiesta at Paloma Park in Marangaroo on Saturday, 18 March.

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Retro Rewind – Free Family Event

Published on Monday, 20th February 2017

The Retro Rewind festival is a free family event to celebrate all things retro, from music to vintage hot rods.

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Retro Rewind headliner in full “Bloom”

Published on Friday, 17th February 2017

Retro Rewind festival headliner Amanda Canzurlo aka “BLOOM” brings her soulful vocals to Yanchep National Park on Saturday 4 March.

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City of Wanneroo leads the way online

Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017

The City of Wanneroo is implementing additional online services to enable customers to connect with the City at a time and place that suits them.

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Students art perspectives

Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017

Students from 14 schools across the cities of Wanneroo, Joondalup and Stirling will feature in the latest exhibition at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre Gallery.

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Get your groove on with San Cisco at Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter

Published on Tuesday, 14th February 2017

Excite your senses with sounds and tastes from all corners of the globe at the annual City of Wanneroo Global Beats & Eats Festival presented by LiveLighter on Saturday 18 March.

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Scholarship enables student to finish high school and pursue education and career dreams

Published on Monday, 6th February 2017

A widowed mother of three has tearfully welcomed news her son has been awarded a City of Wanneroo and Young Australia League (YAL) scholarship which will enable him to complete high school.

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City Backs Ingham's Exit Strategy

Published on Friday, 3rd February 2017

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed a public statement from Ingham Enterprises that it was committed to relocating its poultry farm operations from the Wanneroo Road town centre

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Quinns Beach swimming enclosure officially launched

Published on Tuesday, 31st January 2017

The City of Wanneroo’s $450,000 swimming enclosure at Quinns Beach was officially launched today by Mayor Tracey Roberts and Premier Colin Barnett.

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Wanneroo hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremony

Published on Monday, 30th January 2017

The City of Wanneroo welcomed 800 residents from 49 different countries, receiving their Australian citizenship at the biggest Australia Day ceremony in the nation.


City of Wanneroo Harvest, Movement of Vehicles in paddocks & Hot Works bans Thursday 26 January 2017

Published on Wednesday, 25th January 2017

The City has declared a ban on the use of engines, vehicles, plant or machinery likely to cause a bush fire. Commonly referred to as Harvest and Movement of Vehicles in paddocks ban).

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Wanneroo set to host biggest Australia Day citizenship ceremony in the country

Published on Wednesday, 25th January 2017

The City of Wanneroo is set to host Australia’s largest citizenship ceremony for the fourth year running, with 800 residents from 49 countries becoming Australian citizens on our national day.

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Exhibition showcases Wanneroo’s fascinating history

Published on Wednesday, 18th January 2017

The City is delighted to bring the successful Live, Work, Play book to life in an exhibition that celebrates Wanneroo’s past.

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Recycle unwanted electronics and cardboard

Published on Wednesday, 18th January 2017

Do you have unwanted electronic goods laying around the house? Or, do you need to get rid of leftover cardboard from Christmas?

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Hive Law is bees' knees, say farm lobby

Published on Tuesday, 17th January 2017

The WA Farmers Federation has lauded the City of Wanneroo’s new bee keeping law that allows people in residential zones to keep up to two hives in their backyard.


Get your skates on for FREE youth event

Published on Thursday, 12th January 2017

The City of Wanneroo and Satterley's Brighton Estate are proud to present the Butler Bonanza – a free community event celebrating youth culture.

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Calling for community representatives for Multicultural Advisory Group

Published on Wednesday, 11th January 2017

The City of Wanneroo is establishing a Multicultural Advisory Group to support anprovide advice on issues pertaining to the culturally and linguistically diverse community.

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E-waste and Cardboard drop-off day

Published on Friday, 6th January 2017

Why not recycle your unwanted electronic goods and left over cardboard from Christmas and Boxing day sales?

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The City's March 2017 round of Community Funding opens on 7 February 2017

Published on Wednesday, 4th January 2017

The March 2017 round of community funding will open at 9am on Tuesday 7 February 2017 and close on Tuesday 21 March 2017.

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Algal bloom warning for Mindarie Marina

Published on Tuesday, 3rd January 2017

The City reminds residents to avoid contact with red tide algae that has formed in the Mindarie marina. The following advice has been provided by the Department of Health WA.

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Changes to beach access during shark barrier installation

Published on Friday, 30th December 2016

Beachgoers at Quinns will benefit from a host of City of Wanneroo improvements headed by the installation of a 300 metre shark barrier during January.

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City welcomes Wanneroo Road funding announcement

Published on Wednesday, 28th December 2016

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts has welcomed the State Government’s announcement that Wanneroo Road will be widened to a dual carriageway between Joondalup Drive and Flynn Drive.


Hot Works, Harvest and Movement of Vehicles in paddocks ban - 25/26 Dec & 1 Jan

Published on Friday, 23rd December 2016

A ban on the use or operation of engines, vehicles, plant or machinery from 00:00 hours Sun 25 to 23:59 Mon 26 Dec and 00:00 to 23:59 Sun 1 Jan for the whole of the City of Wanneroo

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Get your skates on

Published on Thursday, 22nd December 2016

Make your way to the Wanneroo Youth Centre on Friday, 13 January for the official opening of the new Wanneroo Skate Park.

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Discover Wanneroo visitor website launches

Published on Wednesday, 21st December 2016

The City of Wanneroo has launched an exciting visitor website which promotes local businesses, events, attractions and activities.

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Wanneroo concerned at horse beach claims

Published on Wednesday, 21st December 2016

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts has expressed concern at the closure of the Hillarys Horse Beach which has been used for this purpose for decades.

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