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Kangaroo

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.

Black and white photo

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.

Pile of old computers and monitors

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?

Skateboarder

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.

City of Wanneroo Civic Centre

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.

Pile of old computers and monitors

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?

Fire

City of Wanneroo Harvest, Movement of Vehicles in paddocks & Hot Works bans Wednesday 4 January 2017

Published on Wednesday, 4th January 2017

The City has declared a Harvest, Vehicle Movement, Hot Works and Combustion Engines Ban.

Girl in community garden

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.

Mindarie boat harbour

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.

Quinns beach

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.

Road works

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.

Fire

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

Skating with sunset

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.

Seal in the sea

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.

Horses on beach

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.

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Mitchell Freeway extension update week beginning 19 December 2016

Published on Tuesday, 20th December 2016

The latest update on the Mitchell Freeway extension and details on works scheduled for week beginning 19 December 2016 is available now.

Aboriginal children

Gold Award for Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 19th December 2016

The City was acknowledged for its work with children and young people, in the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA’s 2016 Children’s Environment & Health Local Government Report Card Project.

Swarm of midge

Treatment of Lake Goollelal and Lake Joondalup

Published on Monday, 19th December 2016

The Cities of Joondalup and Wanneroo and the Department of Parks & Wildlife treated Lakes Goollelal and Joondalup after residents living around both wetlands noticed a sudden increase of adult midge.

Kangaroo

Update: Yanchep kangaroos

Published on Friday, 16th December 2016

The City continues to consult with the Department of Parks and Wildlife and other stakeholders on kangaroo management in the area.

WA Police with City of Wanneroo Ranger

Blitz on beach drivers

Published on Thursday, 15th December 2016

The City of Wanneroo, with the assistance of WA Police, is taking firm action against anyone found driving or parked on the City's beaches.

Mayor Roberts with Santa Claus and waste driver

Feel good festive season at the City

Published on Thursday, 15th December 2016

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts has thanked the community for their very generous donations to the annual Christmas appeal.

Shark barrier

Shark barrier schedule confirmed for Quinns

Published on Tuesday, 13th December 2016

Beach loving City of Wanneroo residents will benefit from a shark barrier being installed at Quinns Beach next month.

House

Northern suburbs are viable

Published on Monday, 12th December 2016

Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts has hit back at criticism of continued growth in Perth’s northern suburbs.

Hot works ban

Hot works and Vehicle Movement Ban, City of Wanneroo 9 December 2016

Published on Friday, 9th December 2016

A ban on the use or operation of engines, vehicles, plant or machinery from 14:00 hours Friday 9 December 2016 until 20:00 hours Friday 9 December 2016 for the whole of the City of Wanneroo.

People watching an outdoor cinema

Sizzling outdoor cinema series returns

Published on Wednesday, 30th November 2016

Take advantage of warm summer nights by enjoying a free outdoor movie at the City of Wanneroo’s Live in the Amphitheatre, presented by Jindee.

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Mitchell Freeway extension night closures

Published on Monday, 28th November 2016

The Mitchell Freeway Extension: Burns Beach Road to Hester Avenue Project will be undertaking some evening road closures on Burns Beach Road in early December.

Civic Centre

Notice of Council Meetings 2017

Published on Thursday, 24th November 2016

Notice of Council Briefing Sessions and Ordinary Council Meetings for 2017

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Mitchell Freeway extension update week beginning 21 November 2016

Published on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

The latest update on the Mitchell Freeway extension and details on works scheduled for week beginning 21 November 2016 is available now.

Perth Wildcats Vice Captain Greg Hire with City of Wanneroo Ranger Mark White

Wildcats in Wanneroo

Published on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

Not everyone has what it takes to be a City of Wanneroo Ranger as Perth Wildcats​ Vice Captain Greg Hire found out the hard way!

Christmas

'Tis the season to be jolly!

Published on Tuesday, 22nd November 2016

The City is proud to support upcoming Christmas celebrations via its community funding program.

Civic Centre

Notice of Annual Report & Annual General Meeting of Electors

Published on Friday, 18th November 2016

The Annual Report was accepted by Council and will be available at the upcoming Annual General Meeting of Electors.

Road Ribbon for Road Safety

Make road safety a priority this Christmas

Published on Thursday, 17th November 2016

City of Wanneroo residents are urged to stay safe on the roads during the coming festive season.

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New exhibition reveals the truth of Australia’s past

Published on Tuesday, 15th November 2016

The City of Wanneroo Gallery will soon be home to a new exhibition which brings to light a previously hidden aspect of Australia’s past.

Civic Centre

Barbecues, nature tours and big breakfast win funding

Published on Tuesday, 15th November 2016

Street corner barbecues, exploring nature through the Aboriginal seasons and an Australia Day breakfast were among community events approved for funding at the Wanneroo Council’s November meeting.

Excavator digging turf

Rotary Park Turf Replacement

Published on Tuesday, 15th November 2016

The City advises that approximately 500m² of turf will be replaced within Rotary Park on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 November 2016.

Road works

Marmion Avenue Dualling Works - Public Display

Published on Tuesday, 15th November 2016

The City of Wanneroo is holding a Public Display on the proposed dualling of Marmion Avenue, between Lukin Drive and Butler Boulevard.

Seniors

WA Seniors Award for Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 14th November 2016

The City of Wanneroo enjoyed a successful start to National Seniors Week last week, recognised at the WA Seniors Awards for its important work in improving the lives of older West Australians.

Vote

Push for online Council voting

Published on Monday, 14th November 2016

Electronic voting should be considered for local government elections, says the City of Wanneroo.

Civic Centre

New clubrooms for Riverlinks Park, Clarkson

Published on Friday, 11th November 2016

A new sports amenities building for Riverlinks Park in Clarkson is a step closer, with the contract awarded at last night’s November Council meeting.

Disposing of waste

Rubbish Awareness Key to Better Waste Outcomes

Published on Friday, 11th November 2016

The City of Wanneroo will explore ways to increase public awareness of best practice in household rubbish collection and disposal as part of its new Strategic Waste Management Plan.

Cardboard box on road

Cities Tackling Regional Homelessness

Published on Friday, 11th November 2016

The Cities of Joondalup and Wanneroo have joined forces for a regional approach to target homelessness.

Concert image

Concert a sell-out success

Published on Wednesday, 9th November 2016

The City of Wanneroo Presents: British India was a roaring success with over 8,000 residents gathering at Wanneroo Showgrounds on Saturday to enjoy first class entertainment under the stars.

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Transport Minister on track recognising Wanneroo community’s dire need for northern rail extension

Published on Tuesday, 8th November 2016

The City of Wanneroo and the Connect Wanneroo campaign have welcomed news that the State Government will consider extending the rail line beyond Butler station.

Creating a sustainable Garden

Beyond Gardens Workshop

Published on Monday, 7th November 2016

Back by popular demand, the Beyond Gardens team are returning to the City of Wanneroo, this time with an informative workshop at the Carramar Community Centre.

Children playing football

Yanchep-Two Rocks work gathers pace

Published on Thursday, 3rd November 2016

Major projects and infrastructure initiatives by the City of Wanneroo at Yanchep-Two Rocks will continue over the coming months.

Warradale

Nature play area honouring toddler Sam Trott to officially open

Published on Thursday, 3rd November 2016

The City of Wanneroo, with the Trott family, will officially open a fantastic new nature play area built in Sam Trott’s honour at Warradale Park in Landsdale this Saturday.

Asbestos

Asbestos Awareness Month

Published on Thursday, 3rd November 2016

NOvember is national Asbestos Awareness Month.

Connect Wanneroo

Community urged to get on board Connect Wanneroo campaign for jobs, roads and rail

Published on Tuesday, 1st November 2016

People tired of traffic congestion are being encouraged to support a community campaign backed by the City of Wanneroo in the lead up to the March State Election.

Freedom of entry

Local cadets to be granted Freedom of Entry to the City

Published on Monday, 31st October 2016

The City of Wanneroo will become one of only a few local governments in Western Australia to grant the prestigious Freedom of Entry privilege to a military unit.

Race in Your Rates winners 2016

Wanneroo residents share in over $15,000 in prizes

Published on Friday, 28th October 2016

Eleven City of Wanneroo residents have received prizes for paying their rates on time in the City’s Race in Your Rates competition.

Kerb

City’s ‘verge bond’ scheme to start November 2016

Published on Wednesday, 26th October 2016

As part of the City of Wanneroo’s commitment to public safety and maintaining the community’s assets, a ‘street and verge bond’ scheme will begin from 1 November.

Garage Sale Trail

Wanneroo Garage Sale Trail a big success

Published on Wednesday, 26th October 2016

City of Wanneroo residents are celebrating decluttered homes after the City’s participation in Garage Sale Trail on Saturday 22 October.

Fisherman's hollow amenities

Fisherman’s Hollow amenities reopen

Published on Tuesday, 25th October 2016

The refurbishment of the toilet block at Fisherman’s Hollow, Yanchep is now complete and the building has reopened to the public.

Living & Leisure Expo ft. Dogs Breakfast 2016

City’s expo a huge hit with people and pooches

Published on Tuesday, 25th October 2016

Thousands of locals flocked to the City of Wanneroo’s annual Living & Leisure Expo ft. Dogs Breakfast to enjoy the home, pet and lifestyle extravaganza.

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Mitchell Freeway extension update week beginning 24 October 2016

Published on Monday, 24th October 2016

The latest update on the Mitchell Freeway extension and details on works scheduled for week beginning 24 October 2016 is available now.

Civic Centre

Support for pathway from Burns Beach to Mindarie

Published on Friday, 21st October 2016

The City of Wanneroo has given ‘in principle’ support to a proposition that the state government commit $2 million towards a dual use pathway from Burns Beach to Mindarie.

Civic Centre

Notice of change of date for Ordinary Council Meeting – 7 pm Monday 7 November 2016

Published on Thursday, 20th October 2016

Notice is given that the next Ordinary Council Meeting will be held at 7:00pm on Monday 7 November 2016.

Civic Centre

City shares MP’s focus on high growth outer suburbs

Published on Tuesday, 18th October 2016

The City of Wanneroo congratulates Dr Anne Aly, Federal Member for Cowan, for declaring her commitment to improving life for those in the nation’s high growth outer suburbs.

Constable care award

Wanneroo recognised by Constable Care Foundation

Published on Tuesday, 18th October 2016

Constable Care Child Safety Foundation has selected the City of Wanneroo for an enhanced partnership, as a result of the City’s long-time support.

Charity golf day 2016

Teeing off for charity

Published on Monday, 17th October 2016

City of Wanneroo staff and local businesses have gone head to head in the City’s 2016 Corporate Charity Golf Day, raising an incredible $26,850 for charity.

Girl playing netball

$5million funding bid for sporting facilities

Published on Thursday, 13th October 2016

The City of Wanneroo will seek almost $5million in state government funding for seven major sports facility projects from Alkimos to Banksia Grove and Kingsway.

Two Rocks Coast

City to press Minister on Two Rocks beach erosion

Published on Thursday, 13th October 2016

The City of Wanneroo will seek an urgent meeting with Transport Minister Bill Marmion to request the state government’s early implementation of measures to address ongoing erosion at Two Rocks Beach.

Football on a pitch

Activity report covers almost 200 projects

Published on Thursday, 13th October 2016

A master plan for activities at City of Wanneroo reserves has identified almost 200 individual projects with a value of more than $70 million.

Traffic congestion

‘City-centric’ plan needs focus on northern growth

Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016

The state government’s Draft Perth Transport Plan is too city-centric and needs to give clearer timeframes for a rail link to Yanchep and the Mitchell Freeway extension.

Hands shaking

Hardship – Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Published on Wednesday, 12th October 2016

The City of Wanneroo is teaming with The Spiers Centre to put on an informative event for local residents during Anti-Poverty Week.

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Mitchell Freeway extension update week beginning 10 October 2016

Published on Tuesday, 11th October 2016

The latest details on the Mitchell Freeway Extension for October, including night and Sunday works, traffic impacts and lane closures.

Book cover - Ros Worthington's The Power of Giving

Meet the author: Ros Worthington at Wanneroo Library

Published on Tuesday, 11th October 2016

Come along to a very special book launch to hear the stories and inspiration behind 'The Power of Giving'.

Yanchep beach

New operator proposed for Yanchep beach cafe

Published on Tuesday, 11th October 2016

The City of Wanneroo has proposed a new operator for the Yanchep Beach Café.

Indigenous art

Aboriginal Art Exhibition to benefit teenage girls

Published on Tuesday, 11th October 2016

The City of Wanneroo is supporting Aboriginal girls from Girrawheen Senior High school in an art program which will see their work exhibited at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre.

Sculpture of The Enlightened Bicycles

New sculpture encourages residents to get active

Published on Monday, 10th October 2016

The new Pearsall Hocking Community Centre has an eyecatching ‘flying bicycle’ artwork that also delivers an uplifting message about the benefits of active and healthy lifestyles.

Mayor's Christmas appeal

Mayor’s Appeal to show Christmas spirit

Published on Friday, 7th October 2016

With just over two months until Christmas, the Mayor’s Christmas Appeal begins next week (10 October).

Carer with elderly lady

Carers Connect for National Carers Week

Published on Thursday, 6th October 2016

To recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution carers make to our community, the City of Wanneroo is hosting a free event especially for these compassionate people.

Living and Leisure Expo ft Dogs Breakfast

A fun free day out for the whole family

Published on Wednesday, 5th October 2016

The City of Wanneroo is bringing you even more entertainment at this year’s Living & Leisure Expo Ft. Dogs Breakfast.

Children playing football

Yanchep Active Open Space a step closer

Published on Tuesday, 4th October 2016

Construction is underway on the eagerly-awaited Yanchep Active Open Space, with work starting on two full-sized sporting ovals.

Koondoola Community Centre

Koondoola Family Fun Day

Published on Monday, 3rd October 2016

The Koondoola Community Centre will be officially opened on Saturday, 8 October with the Koondoola Family Fun Day.

British India

Tickets Now Available - City of Wanneroo Presents: British India

Published on Monday, 3rd October 2016

Tickets are now available to City of Wanneroo residents for the City of Wanneroo Presents concert.

Civic Centre

City terminates Yanchep Surf Club Contract

Published on Monday, 3rd October 2016

The City of Wanneroo has terminated its contract with the contractor of the new Yanchep Surf Club, citing a substantial departure from the approved construction program without reasonable cause.

Civic Centre

Notice of Special Council Meeting - Tuesday 4 October 2016

Published on Friday, 30th September 2016

Notice is given that a Special Council Meeting will be held at 6:00pm on Tuesday 4 October 2016.

Heritage Volunteers

Wanneroo heritage volunteers celebrated

Published on Thursday, 29th September 2016

The valuable contributions of the City of Wanneroo heritage and library volunteers were recognised at an appreciation dinner on Friday.

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Mitchell Freeway extension update week beginning 26 September 2016

Published on Wednesday, 28th September 2016

The latest update on the Mitchell Freeway extension and details on works scheduled for week beginning 26 September 2016 is available now.

Volunteer firefighters award 2016

City’s young firefighters recognised

Published on Tuesday, 27th September 2016

A young City of Wanneroo volunteer firefighter has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to protecting the community at the 2016 Firefighter Awards.

Bee Keeping

Bee Keeping Local Law

Published on Tuesday, 27th September 2016

The City is in the process of updating its local laws. As part of this program it is intended to make the Bee Keeping Law.

Support Artists 2016

Five of Australia’s favourite bands to rock Wanneroo

Published on Thursday, 22nd September 2016

The City of Wanneroo is inviting families to experience an electrifying night of music at their annual concert on 5 November.

Civic Centre

Yanchep café decision to improve user experience

Published on Thursday, 22nd September 2016

The City’s decision to reject all submissions for a long-term lease of the Yanchep Café premises was focused on improving the long-term user experience for both local residents and visitors.

Little May

Support acts announced for British India

Published on Monday, 19th September 2016

Four of Australia’s favourite bands have been announced to support lead act British India at the FREE City of Wanneroo Presents concert this November.

Magpie

Stay safe from swooping magpies

Published on Wednesday, 14th September 2016

Swooping season is upon us again, and residents are being reminded to keep a look out for magpies that swoop to defend their nests.

Construction

Work set to begin on new community centre

Published on Monday, 12th September 2016

The Quinns Mindarie Community Centre is a step closer, with site works starting on the new facility this week.

Living and Leisure Expo ft Dogs Breakfast

Enjoy a fun day out with your four-legged furry friend

Published on Monday, 12th September 2016

Pamper your pooch with a FREE day out at the City of Wanneroo’s Living & Leisure Expo ft. Dogs Breakfast on 23 October.

Roadworks

Temporary Road Closure - Pederick Road, Neerabup

Published on Friday, 9th September 2016

The City, as part of its approved 2016/2017 Capital Works Program, is upgrading and realigning the intersection of Pederick Road with Old Yanchep Road.

Cockman House

Cockman House temporarily closed for maintenance

Published on Friday, 9th September 2016

The City of Wanneroo’s Cockman House, one of the most important heritage buildings in the district, will be closed between 19 September and 29 October for remedial work.

British India

Wanneroo Showgrounds set to rock

Published on Monday, 5th September 2016

Chart topping Melbourne-based indie rock band British India announced to headline annual City of Wanneroo Presents Concert on 5 November.

Wanneroo Youth Centre

City of Wanneroo to activate Youth Centre

Published on Thursday, 1st September 2016

The City is currently seeking expressions of interest from relevant youth and community organisations to deliver programs and services from Wanneroo Youth Centre.

Road Closures

Mitchell Freeway extension update week commencing 29 August 2016

Published on Wednesday, 31st August 2016

The latest update on the Mitchell Freeway extension and details on works scheduled for week beginning 29 August 2016.

Recycling logo

Council invites community to weigh in on waste

Published on Wednesday, 31st August 2016

The City of Wanneroo is seeking feedback from residents on their Draft Strategic Waste Management Plan which promotes recycling and minimises sending waste to landfill.

Mitchell Freeway extension

Hester Avenue / Hidden Valley Retreat Temporary Intersection Closure

Published on Tuesday, 30th August 2016

To facilitate the upgrade of Hester Avenue, the Hester Avenue/Hidden Valley Retreat intersection will be closed from 10 September to late October 2016, weather permitting.

BMX bike

Houghton Park BMX Jumps

Published on Friday, 26th August 2016

BMX enthusiasts in the Carramar community are eagerly awaiting the completion of the upgraded BMX track at Houghton Park, which is on track to be open to the public mid-September.

Curtin Ignition Program

City of Wanneroo business scholarships awarded

Published on Thursday, 25th August 2016

A high quality of applications received for City of Wanneroo funded business scholarships has resulted in the City awarding scholarships to three deserving recipients.

Department of Health water announcement

Department of Health announcement

Published on Wednesday, 24th August 2016

The Department of Health has announced an initiative to provide fluoridated drinking water to Yanchep in 2017.

Butcher Bird

Spring into nature in Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 23rd August 2016

Spring is just around the corner and is the ideal time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors.

Road Closures

Additional Night Closures - Mitchell Freeway and Burns Beach Road.

Published on Monday, 22nd August 2016

Due to inclement weather over the weekend, additional night closures are required to install a footbridge at Burns Beach Road. 22 to 25 August.

Anna and Jordan Bruno

MKR’s Anna and Jordan cooking up a storm

Published on Monday, 22nd August 2016

Wanneroo’s Anna and Jordan Bruno made their mark on hit television show My Kitchen Rules earlier this year, and now they are set to star at the upcoming Living and Leisure Expo ft Dogs Breakfast.

Beetle

Be on the lookout for destructive beetle

Published on Thursday, 18th August 2016

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia is asking industrial area businesses and nearby residents to be on the lookout for a serious wood-boring pest, called Asian longhorned beetle

A Crash of Rhinos

A Crash of Rhinos has landed

Published on Thursday, 18th August 2016

The City of Wanneroo in conjunction with the State Library of Western Australia is delighted to be exhibiting work from highly acclaimed children’s author/ illustrator, Patricia Mullins.

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Freeway & Road Closures - Weekend Friday 19 August.

Published on Monday, 15th August 2016

To upgrade Burns Beach Road as part of the Mitchell Freeway Extension the following roads will be closed to all traffic from 7pm, Friday 19 August to 5am, Monday 22 August 2016

Tyre marks on road

City urges “Report a hoon”

Published on Monday, 15th August 2016

Members of the Wanneroo community are being urged to play a part in making our roads safer by reporting all instances of hoon behaviour to WA Police.

Young Australia League

$3,000 student scholarship open for applications

Published on Thursday, 11th August 2016

Know a local City of Wanneroo student in Years 10, 11 or 12 (in 2017) who deserves some financial help?

Civic Centre

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ELECTORS MEETING - THURSDAY 25 AUGUST 2016

Published on Thursday, 11th August 2016

In accordance with Section 5.28 of the Local Government Act 1995, the electors of the City of Wanneroo have requested that a Special Meeting of Electors be held.

Mercycare logo

Merriwa to benefit from new community hub

Published on Thursday, 11th August 2016

The City of Wanneroo and not-for-profit organisation MercyCare are jointly launching a new hub that will offer high quality services and programs to cater for local needs.

garage sale

City of Wanneroo joins Australia’s biggest garage sale

Published on Wednesday, 10th August 2016

For the first time City households, schools, community groups and businesses will join hundreds of thousands of people across the country on Saturday 22 October as part of Garage Sale Trail.

Australia day

Nominations for Australia Day Awards now open

Published on Wednesday, 10th August 2016

Outstanding community members and groups can be recognised for their dedication and hard work through the City of Wanneroo Australia Day awards.

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Calling all volunteers

Published on Tuesday, 9th August 2016

The City of Wanneroo will be hosting a free information session for people interested in joining the growing number of residents who volunteer each week.

Girl in community garden

Community funding grants now open

Published on Monday, 8th August 2016

The City of Wanneroo’s Community Funding Program invites community organisations to apply for grants to support their events, activities and projects.

Wanneroo Traffic

State government out of touch with northern suburbs residents

Published on Thursday, 4th August 2016

The City of Wanneroo is disappointed with delivery timeframes for key transport infrastructure in the state government’s Perth transport plan announced by the Minister for Transport last week.

Library website

City of Wanneroo Libraries Website

Published on Thursday, 4th August 2016

The City of Wanneroo Libraries’ website will be unavailable on the 9th and 10th of August 2016.

Civic Centre

City working diligently to unlock job creation

Published on Wednesday, 3rd August 2016

Recent Department of Employment jobless figures highlight the dire need to look beyond the current electoral cycle when considering job creation strategies.

Mitchell Freeway extension

Mitchell Freeway extension update week beginning 1 August 2016

Published on Tuesday, 2nd August 2016

The latest update on the Mitchell Freeway extension and details on works scheduled for week beginning 1 August 2016 is available now.

Australian Rules Football

WAFL action in Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 1st August 2016

WAFL action will be live in Wanneroo next week, with the highly anticipated clash between Subiaco Lions and West Perth Falcons.

Group photo of pioneers 2016

Wanneroo welcomes new Pioneers to the City

Published on Friday, 29th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo proudly welcomed 15 long-term residents to the highly regarded Pioneering Family at the annual Pioneers Luncheon on 27 July.

Rooftops of houses

Race in Your Rates and win

Published on Thursday, 28th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo is once again giving ratepayers the chance to win as part of the annual Race in Your Rates incentive.

Homelessness

Wanneroo supports Homelessness Week

Published on Wednesday, 27th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo is encouraging residents to help support those experiencing homelessness by donating items in need during Homelessness Week.

Beach in Yanchep

Survey to help protect Wanneroo's coastline

Published on Wednesday, 27th July 2016

In an effort to find out why locals value their coastline, the City of Wanneroo has released a community survey that will help inform decisions on coastal hazard risk management.

Collecting stories and telling tales

Collecting Stories and Telling Tales: Exhibit highlights City’s rich history

Published on Friday, 22nd July 2016

A new exhibit to commemorate Wanneroo’s rich history will be on display in the Wanneroo Cultural Centre from Friday 22 July.

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Mitchell Freeway Extension Update - July works

Published on Friday, 22nd July 2016

The latest details on the Mitchell Freeway Extension for July, including night and Sunday works, traffic impacts and lane closures.

Fishermans hollow concept design

Works continue on Yanchep Foreshore Upgrade

Published on Wednesday, 20th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo is continuing to progress its upgrade of the Yanchep Foreshore area, including a refurbishment of the toilet block at Fisherman’s Hollow.

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Investigation into cruelty report

Published on Wednesday, 20th July 2016

A joint statement by the City of Wanneroo and RSPCA WA

Events 1516

Spectacular events season provides free family fun

Published on Tuesday, 19th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo promises its 2016-17 events program will be bigger and better than ever with exceptional experiences for everyone to enjoy.

Aquamotion Swim School

Wanneroo swim school Western Australia’s best

Published on Friday, 15th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo’s Aquamotion has been named the WA Recognised Swim Centre of the Year 2016 by AUSTSWIM.

Ryan Gibson Travel Smart Award

TravelSmart Champion

Published on Wednesday, 13th July 2016

A City of Wanneroo employee has been recognised for his efforts to change travel behaviours.

Funding forum

Wanneroo Funding Forum

Published on Tuesday, 12th July 2016

Learn how to fund your project at the Wanneroo Funding Forum for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Quinns Beach

Coastal protection priorities aligned

Published on Tuesday, 12th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed the announcement of $300,000 of State Government funding for coastal protection in Quinns Rocks in 2016/17.

Raising awareness for stroke victims

Raising awareness for stroke victims

Published on Tuesday, 12th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo invites people to attend the Northern Suburbs Stroke Support Group’s ‘have a go’ challenge where able-bodied people will perform daily tasks using their less dominant hand.

City welcome support

City welcomes support from all sides of government

Published on Friday, 8th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed support for the rail extension to Yanchep, from the Leader of the Opposition Mark McGowan MLA.

Wanneroo

City understands community’s concerns for cat and calls for calm

Published on Thursday, 7th July 2016

The City of Wanneroo has reviewed its investigations into an alleged dog attack on a cat in Carramar.

Bush babies

Noongar Elders will be celebrated in Wanneroo exhibition

Published on Thursday, 7th July 2016

The strength and resilience of Noongar Elders from across the wheatbelt will be celebrated in a portrait exhibition held at Wanneroo Library.

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City looks for skate park comp volunteers

Published on Wednesday, 6th July 2016

With the Wanneroo Skate Park construction now well underway, the City is seeking volunteers to join the planning crew for an event to showcase the completed park and the skills of local young people.

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The City Celebrating NAIDOC Week

Published on Monday, 4th July 2016

NAIDOC Week celebrates the culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders all across Australia in the first full week of July.

Riverlinks Park, Clarkson

City budget highlights huge investment

Published on Monday, 4th July 2016

Major new sporting, community and civic facilities are central to the largest capital works program ever undertaken by the City of Wanneroo, announced as part of Council’s 2016/17 budget.

Fund our future

Some wins for outer suburbs, but long-term solution missing

Published on Friday, 1st July 2016

There have been some significant wins for infrastructure in outer suburbs in this election campaign, but a more long-term strategic approach is still missing, according to a key advocacy group.

Fund our future

“Jobs and growth” focus should be in outer suburbs

Published on Friday, 1st July 2016

The Government should make the outer suburbs a key priority in its cities agenda, according to a leading urban researcher.

Volunteers Function

Cheers to Volunteers

Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016

The efforts of volunteers from the City of Wanneroo’s emergency services were gratefully acknowledged at an appreciation dinner on Friday night.

Neerabup

Capital works program one of City’s biggest ever

Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016

One of the largest capital works programs ever undertaken by the City of Wanneroo is a key highlight of Council’s 2016/17 budget and underpins an exciting new era for the City.

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Community planting continues in July

Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016

There is still time to be part of the City of Wanneroo’s annual winter Community Planting Events, with planting days continuing into July.

Wanneroo town centre

Wanneroo centre for economic development: City leading the way

Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016

An exciting, bold new direction for local economic development in the City of Wanneroo over the next five years has been set out via a new strategy and action plan.

Houses

City of Wanneroo reaches new milestone

Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016

As of today, 30 June 2016, the City of Wanneroo population has reached 195,000

Yanchep stairs

Stairs closed to facilitate construction in Yanchep

Published on Thursday, 30th June 2016

Stair access outside the kiosk at Yanchep Lagoon will be closed for approximately two weeks from Tuesday 5 July to assist with the construction of the Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club.

Fund our Future

The time is now: Mayors warn of looming crisis in outer suburbs

Published on Wednesday, 29th June 2016

Mayors from outer suburbs around the country have gathered in Canberra to vent their frustration at the piecemeal approach to infrastructure in our great outer suburbs.

Salitage Park Plan

Nod to market garden history with new Pearsall park

Published on Wednesday, 29th June 2016

The Pearsall community will benefit from a new open space, with the development of Salitage Park.

Picnic Cove

Design approved for Picnic Cove

Published on Wednesday, 29th June 2016

Improvements to the Yanchep Lagoon foreshore are continuing, with the concept design of the Picnic Cove redevelopment endorsed by Council last night.

Wanneroo

Play area to commemorate toddler Sam Trott

Published on Monday, 27th June 2016

The City of Wanneroo community were devastated after the tragic death of Landsdale toddler Sam Trott. Council resolved to construct a nature play area in his honour.

Picasso Cows

Students show off their creative flair

Published on Monday, 27th June 2016

Local students from four City of Wanneroo primary schools have shown off their artistic flair recently at the Picasso Cows award presentation ceremony held at Wanneroo Golf Club.

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Free sessions to kickstart community projects

Published on Friday, 24th June 2016

The City of Wanneroo is inviting residents to attend workshops to create projects within their local community.

Butler Falcons with Mayor Tracey Roberts

Butler Falcons ambassadors for Refugee Week 2016

Published on Friday, 24th June 2016

The Butler Falcons football team, including winner of the Most Courageous Player of 2015 award Aker Athoi, have been chosen to be ambassadors for Refugee Week 2016.

Parks and Leisure Award

Your Move scoops Parks and Leisure award

Published on Thursday, 23rd June 2016

The City is delighted that its popular ‘Your Move’ program took out the award for Inclusive and Connected Communities at the Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) 2016 Awards of Excellence.

Financial counsellors

Changes to services won’t affect City clients

Published on Thursday, 23rd June 2016

As a result of a recent Council decision, State and Federal government funding changes will have a minimal impact on City of Wanneroo financial counselling services says Mayor Tracey Roberts.

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City facilitates a positive outcome for kangaroos in Yanchep

Published on Thursday, 23rd June 2016

Steps are being taken to address the ongoing kangaroo population issue in Yanchep thanks to intervention by the City of Wanneroo, with a two-pronged approach agreed to by involved parties.

Mitchell Freeway extension

Mitchell Freeway extension update week beginning 20 June 2016

Published on Tuesday, 21st June 2016

The latest information on the Mitchell Freeway extension for June 2016.

Wanneroo

Notice of change of time - Council meeting

Published on Tuesday, 21st June 2016

Please note that the next Council Meeting will be held at 6.00pm on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 at the Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo.

Fund our future

City of Wanneroo has most Fund Our Future supporters

Published on Monday, 20th June 2016

An overwhelming demonstration of support from the community has put the City of Wanneroo first in the nation for the number of residents signing the Fund Our Future campaign petition.

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Cap on Local Government Rates for Pensioners from 2016-17

Published on Wednesday, 15th June 2016

The State Government has approved a $750 cap for local government rates applying to pensioner households as of 1 July 2016.

Janey Emery people's choice winner

People have their say

Published on Wednesday, 15th June 2016

Clarkson resident Janey Emery has been given the nod as the people’s choice in the City of Wanneroo’s 2016 Community Art Awards and Exhibition.

Enterprise Park

It’s official - Enterprise Park is nation’s best!

Published on Tuesday, 14th June 2016

The City of Wanneroo is delighted that Enterprise Park in Wangara has been nationally recognised as Australia’s best industrial park.

Wanneroo

City takes action on Moorpark Ave access issues

Published on Friday, 10th June 2016

The City of Wanneroo is taking action to address access issues for residents of Moorpark Avenue, Yanchep.

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The City of Wanneroo is funding two local businesses to undertake the Curtin Ignition program

Published on Friday, 10th June 2016

Curtin Ignition is an intensive, one week entrepreneurial education program.

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Wanneroo Business Expo

Published on Wednesday, 8th June 2016

Local businesses can get a step ahead of the competition by attending the two-day Wanneroo Business Expo next week.

Civic Centre

Public Display for Proposed Neerabup Rd Dualling Works

Published on Wednesday, 8th June 2016

The City of Wanneroo is holding a Public Display on the proposed dualling of Neerabup Road, between Connolly Drive and Bunnings Access.

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Mitchell Freeway Extension update week beginning 6 June 2016

Published on Wednesday, 8th June 2016

The latest update on the Mitchell Freeway extension and details on works scheduled for week beginning 6 June is available now.

Communications Survey

Have your say on communications

Published on Thursday, 2nd June 2016

The City of Wanneroo is conducting a community survey to find out the best ways to communicate with residents.

Wanneroo

Notice of Special Council Meeting 6.00pm, Tuesday 7 June 2016

Published on Wednesday, 1st June 2016

A special council meeting will be held at 6pm on Tuesday, 7 June 2016 at the Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Road , Wanneroo.

Fund our future

Take a selfie on your commute on ‘National Suburbs to City Day’

Published on Monday, 30th May 2016

Residents of outer suburbs are being encouraged to take a selfie on Tuesday 7 June to ensure politicians are fully aware of the need for vital improvements to transport infrastructure in their areas.

My Post

Ratepayers given electronic bill delivery option

Published on Monday, 30th May 2016

For the first time, the City of Wanneroo is introducing an electronic delivery option to residents for annual rates bills.

Aboriginal art workshop for kids

National Reconciliation Week in the City of Wanneroo

Published on Friday, 27th May 2016

To celebrate Reconciliation and National Reconciliation Week the City of Wanneroo has been holding art workshops at local schools throughout the City.

Lets go

Let's Go Green Project 2016

Published on Thursday, 26th May 2016

Yanchep Community Centre’s ‘2016 Let’s Go Green’ project is a series of local initiatives and City of Wanneroo activities promoting simple and positive environmental actions in Yanchep & surrounds.

Healthy food preparation

City of Wanneroo supports Aboriginal students to take part in Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen

Published on Thursday, 26th May 2016

Students from Girrawheen Senior High School’s Clontarf Academy will be some of the first in the state to take part in Jamie’s Ministry of Food cooking classes.

Yanchep Town Centre

Unique partnership aims to fast-track rail to Yanchep

Published on Wednesday, 25th May 2016

The City of Wanneroo is advocating for a ground-breaking campaign to fast-track the extension of the northern railway line to Yanchep.

Mitchell Freeway extension

Mitchell Freeway extension update week beginning May 23

Published on Tuesday, 24th May 2016

The latest update on the Mitchell Freeway extension and details on works scheduled for week beginning 23 May is available now.

Pearsall community centre

New Pearsall Hocking Community Centre available for community groups

Published on Monday, 23rd May 2016

City of Wanneroo will be seeking expressions of interest from the local community for regular bookings of the new Pearsall Hocking Community Centre.

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City of Wanneroo leads way in connecting local business

Published on Friday, 20th May 2016

The City of Wanneroo is excited to be one of the first local councils in the State to develop a free smartphone ‘app’ specifically tailored to connecting with its business community.

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Winter Planting Events

Published on Friday, 20th May 2016

Natural areas in the City of Wanneroo will be boosted with almost 8,000 new plants over the coming months.

Fund our Future

North residents encouraged to back transport push

Published on Thursday, 19th May 2016

Residents in Yanchep, Two Rocks, Alkimos and Eglington are being encouraged to ‘rail’ against a lack of transport connections and join the bid for a better deal in the lead up to the Federal election.

Wanneroo

Notice of change of date and time - Ordinary Council Meeting

Published on Wednesday, 18th May 2016

The Ordinary Council Meeting previously scheduled to be held at 7.00pm, 21 June 2016 will now be held at 6.00pm, 28 June 2016.

Andy Quilty Winner Art Awards

2016 Wanneroo Community Art Awards & Exhibition winners announced

Published on Monday, 16th May 2016

Nine talented artists shared $16,800 in prize money in the City of Wanneroo Community Art Awards & Exhibition.

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Wanneroo home to Australia’s best swim school for staff development

Published on Monday, 16th May 2016

The City of Wanneroo’s Aquamotion has been recognised for their high quality professional development at a national swimming convention.

Fund our future

State and Federal funding essential to connect Wanneroo residents and business

Published on Monday, 16th May 2016

Latest figures from the Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) have highlighted the importance of the City of Wanneroo’s efforts to secure a better life for its residents.

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Mitchell Freeway extension update - May 2016

Published on Friday, 13th May 2016

The latest updates on the Mitchell Freeway extension for May 2016

Fire

Large prescribed burn near Breakwater Drive in Two Rocks

Published on Wednesday, 11th May 2016

The City’s Fire Services will be conducting a large prescribed burn off Breakwater Drive in Two Rocks.

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Have your say on waste services

Published on Wednesday, 11th May 2016

There is only two weeks left to have your say on community waste services.

Shark barrier

The City of Wanneroo welcomes funding for Quinns Rocks shark barrier

Published on Wednesday, 11th May 2016

The City of Wanneroo welcomed yesterday’s announcement by the State Government to provide $200,000 funding for a shark barrier at Quinns Rocks beach.

V8 Traffic Information

Perth Supersprint brings tourism to the City of Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 10th May 2016

The City of Wanneroo is buzzing after its biggest tourism event which attracted over 50,000 spectators to the area.

Fund our future

A missed opportunity for fairer cities

Published on Tuesday, 10th May 2016

The Federal Budget is a missed opportunity to provide fairness for five million residents of fastgrowing outer suburbs, according to a key advocacy group.

eSmart accreditation

Library acknowledged as cybersafety leader in WA

Published on Tuesday, 10th May 2016

The City of Wanneroo Library Service has become the first in Western Australia to be acknowledged as a cybersafety leader as part of a nationwide program.

Fund our Future

How to address Australia’s ‘90 minute cities’

Published on Friday, 6th May 2016

Australia’s fast-growing outer suburbs deserve the urgent focus of politicians and policy-makers at the Smart Cities Summit, according to a key advocacy group.

Wanneroo

Notice of Special Council Meeting - Tuesday 10 May 2016

Published on Friday, 6th May 2016

A Special Council Meeting will be held at 5:45pm on Tuesday, 10 May 2016 at the Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo

Age Friendly

Have your say

Published on Thursday, 5th May 2016

The City of Wanneroo is calling on residents aged over 55 to complete an online survey regarding age friendliness.

Civic Centre

City of Wanneroo embraces Commonwealth’s Smart Cities Plan

Published on Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s new Commonwealth Smart Cities Plan.

Come and Play

Wanneroo children involved in 'Come and Play!' book

Published on Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

The City of Wanneroo is to release a special picture book, titled Come and Play!, featuring local residents and their children playing in the Wanneroo Library.

Inspire Locals

Inspire locals to do something amazing

Published on Monday, 2nd May 2016

Locals are invited to a free event to get exciting, creative projects happening in their community.

Kangaroo

Solutions identified to manage kangaroos in Yanchep

Published on Monday, 2nd May 2016

The City of Wanneroo is confident that the issue of displaced kangaroos in Yanchep is closer to being resolved, following a meeting with key stakeholders.

Building a house

Good news for City residents as Local Housing Strategy amendment approved

Published on Monday, 2nd May 2016

Residents in the City of Wanneroo will have greater housing choices following the Minister for Planning’s approval to implement part of the City’s Local Housing Strategy, announced Mayor Tracey Robert

Houses

Good news for City residents as Local Housing Strategy amendment approved

Published on Friday, 29th April 2016

Residents in City of Wanneroo will have greater housing choices following the Minister for Planning’s approval to implement part of the City’s Local Housing Strategy, announced Mayor Tracey Roberts

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Solutions identified to manage kangaroos in Yanchep

Published on Friday, 29th April 2016

The City of Wanneroo is confident that the issue of displaced kangaroos in Yanchep is closer to being resolved, following a meeting with key stakeholders.

V8 Traffic Information

V8 Supercars Event @ Barbagallo Raceway 6-8 May 2016 – Traffic Alert

Published on Friday, 29th April 2016

Please be aware that the 2016 V8 Supercars event is on 6-8 May @ Barbagallo Raceway in Neerabup. The event will run over 3-days Friday to Sunday (inclusive).

Civic Centre

City says more information and consultation on Green Growth Plan is needed

Published on Wednesday, 27th April 2016

City of Wanneroo residents deserve further consultation on the State Government’s Green Growth Plan, according to Mayor Tracey Roberts.

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Mitchell Freeway extension update - April and May 2016

Published on Wednesday, 27th April 2016

Works continue throughout April and May with night works taking place in various suburbs.

Wanneroo

City to launch new Access and Inclusion Plan

Published on Tuesday, 26th April 2016

The launch event for the City of Wanneroo’s Access and Inclusion Plan will take place on Friday 29 April at 10.30am.

Quinns Rocks Mosaic

Quinns Beach mosaic makeover

Published on Friday, 22nd April 2016

Quinns Beach gets fresh new look with the installation of some brightly coloured mosaic art.

Wanneroo

Local Heritage Survey 2016

Published on Thursday, 21st April 2016

The City of Wanneroo is inviting local residents to comment on the Draft City of Wanneroo Local Heritage Survey 2016.

Museum in a box

Celebrate Wanneroo’s history with free events at the Heritage Festival

Published on Monday, 18th April 2016

The Heritage Festival has a number of enjoyable events happening in the City of Wanneroo as part of the National Trust Heritage Festival 2016.

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Baseball and softball clubrooms opening at Kingsway

Published on Friday, 15th April 2016

An official opening event for the new baseball and softball clubrooms at Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex will take place today, Friday 15 April, at 6.30pm.

Solar power

Energy storage trial to begin at Alkimos Beach

Published on Friday, 15th April 2016

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed the start of a four-year energy storage trial for residents at Alkimos Beach.

Mayors choice - photography competiton

Photography competition captures local talent and spectacular scenery

Published on Friday, 15th April 2016

Nine talented photographers took out $3000 in prize money in the City of Wanneroo’s ‘Capture Your Wanneroo Experience’ photography competition.

WA Coat of Arms

Community Forum: Draft Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 million

Published on Wednesday, 13th April 2016

The Department of the Premier and Cabinet is inviting community members in the City of Wanneroo to come along and be informed of the proposed changes under the draft Green Growth Plan.

Fund our future

Analysis shows almost one million Perth residents disadvantaged

Published on Wednesday, 13th April 2016

Almost one million residents living in Perth’s outer suburbs lack access to adequate roads, public transport and health facilities, according to research commissioned by the NGAA.

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Beats and eats flood Girrawheen

Published on Tuesday, 12th April 2016

Driving rain didn’t dampen the spirits of thousands of people who braved the elements to attend the City’s annual Global Beats and Eats presented by LiveLighter at Liddell Park, Girrawheen on Saturday

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Mitchell Freeway Update - April 11 2016

Published on Tuesday, 12th April 2016

Works continue in April but close for the ANZAC Day long weekend.

Quinns Beach

Community information sessions: future coastal management of Quinns Beach

Published on Tuesday, 12th April 2016

The City of Wanneroo is considering coastal engineering options for the long term management of the Quinns Rocks coastline.

Civic Centre

Mayor welcomes more open space for the City

Published on Monday, 11th April 2016

City of Wanneroo residents will benefit from more public open space thanks to a new agreement between the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) and LandCorp.

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Makeover for Fisherman’s Hollow

Published on Thursday, 7th April 2016

Public facilities at Fisherman’s Hollow in Yanchep will receive a makeover this year.

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Ramp upgrade completed at Two Rocks marina

Published on Thursday, 7th April 2016

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed the completion of upgrades at the Two Rocks Marina which are set to double boat launching capacity in the area.

Thinking Ahead

Thinking Ahead: Have your say on the City’s future

Published on Thursday, 7th April 2016

The City of Wanneroo is calling on residents to help shape its future by getting involved and reviewing the City’s Strategic Community Plan.

Return books

New after-hours chutes coming to Wanneroo and Clarkson Libraries soon

Published on Wednesday, 6th April 2016

The after-hours returns chutes at Wanneroo and Clarkson Libraries will be unavailable for a short time whilst a new system is introduced.

Dry landscape

City calls for more consultation on Green Growth Plan

Published on Wednesday, 6th April 2016

The City of Wanneroo is pleased the comment period on a draft State Government document has been extended, giving landowners more time to investigate how it may affect any future land use.

School holidays

Wanneroo is the place to be this school holidays

Published on Tuesday, 5th April 2016

Urban art workshops, dance classes and a skate competition are just some of the many activities on offer this school holidays through the City of Wanneroo’s Youth Services

Kangaroo

City of Wanneroo helps move Yanchep kangaroos to safety

Published on Monday, 4th April 2016

City of Wanneroo staff are working in collaboration with volunteers from the Northern Valley Wildlife Support Group to move displaced kangaroos in Yanchep.

Studmaster Park

Maintenance for Studmaster Park Walkway

Published on Monday, 4th April 2016

Parts of the wooden walkway/bridge in Studmaster Park, Wanneroo have been closed to the public to allow for maintenance work.

Global beats and eats

Tantalise your taste buds at Global Beats & Eats

Published on Wednesday, 30th March 2016

On Saturday, 9 April 2016, Liddell Park in Girrawheen will turn into a mecca for foodies and music lovers with beats and eats from all over the world on offer.

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Mitchell Freeway Extension March Update

Published on Wednesday, 30th March 2016

The latest update on the Mitchell Freeway Extension from Burns Beach Road to Hester Avenue. Works continue on the on and off-ramps at Burns Beach Road.

Mosaic

Hainsworth Centre to get mosaic makeover

Published on Tuesday, 29th March 2016

The Hainsworth Centre will get a new look this month with the installation of some brilliantly coloured mosaic panels.

Cybercheckme

Cyber security for Wanneroo residents

Published on Tuesday, 29th March 2016

Do you use a mobile device to carry out business transactions? Do you know how to protect yourself or your business from cyber security threats on mobile phones and tablets?

Closed for Easter

Easter museum and library opening hours

Published on Thursday, 24th March 2016

Over the Easter long weekend, City of Wanneroo libraries and museums will be observing altered opening hours.

Mambo chic

Support acts announced for Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter

Published on Thursday, 24th March 2016

Great new artists and entertainment have been added to the City of Wanneroo’s Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter on Saturday, 9 April.

Volunteers

Local community rallies to donate funds to Waroona and Districts Bushfire Appeal

Published on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016

The City of Wanneroo community has donated more than $40,000 towards the victims of the Waroona and Yarloop bushfires, following a number of fundraising events.

Wanneroo

Next Council Meeting - 5 April 2016

Published on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016

Next Council Meeting will be held at 7pm, Tuesday 5 April 2016.

Dry landscape

Green Growth Plan – have your say

Published on Tuesday, 22nd March 2016

The City of Wanneroo is encouraging landowners particularly in East Wanneroo to familiarise themselves with a draft State Government document that has the potential to impact future land development.

Wanneroo Community Men's Shed

Wanneroo Community Men's Shed - What's Happening Correction

Published on Tuesday, 22nd March 2016

The Wanneroo Community Men's Shed refurbishes and sells discounted computers to local pensioners and Centrelink card holders.

Civic Centre

State Government awards funds for facilities

Published on Monday, 21st March 2016

The City of Wanneroo has received almost $600,000 in State government grants to help upgrade sporting and recreation facilities in the area.

Coastal Rangers

Residents urged to obey signs during feral animal control program

Published on Monday, 21st March 2016

Residents and visitors to the City's coastal foreshore reserves are asked to obey signage and stick to formalised access tracks – while feral animal control programs are undertaken.

Disability services

Consolidated disability services now available in Jindalee

Published on Monday, 21st March 2016

Disability services will be locally provided for the first time for north coastal residents with the opening of new premises in Jindalee this month.

What i love about my community

Residents reveal what they love about their community

Published on Thursday, 17th March 2016

A recent consultation with residents of the City of Wanneroo revealed they love the friendly, welcoming, safe and diverse community in which they live, work and play.

Civic Centre

Notice of Proposal to Make a Local Law

Published on Thursday, 17th March 2016

The City is in the process of updating its local laws.

Wanneroo

City of Wanneroo to install new welcome signage

Published on Wednesday, 16th March 2016

Elected members unanimously voted at the Council Meeting on 1 March to install new welcome signage at the entry points within the City of Wanneroo.

Close the gap

Close the Gap Day

Published on Wednesday, 16th March 2016

Close the Gap Day is on 17 March and brings attention to the life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous people and what we can do to improve it.

Retro Rewind

Retro Rewind a big hit with residents

Published on Tuesday, 15th March 2016

More than 5,000 people descended on Yanchep National Park on Saturday, toe tapping and swing dancing as live acts entertained the crowd.

Blessing of the roads

Blessing of the Roads

Published on Monday, 14th March 2016

The City of Wanneroo will once again highlight its commitment to road safety at this year’s Blessing of the Roads ceremony.

Civic Centre

Notice of Adoption of Public Places and Local Government Property Local Law 2015

Published on Monday, 14th March 2016

The City of Wanneroo Public Places and Local Government Property Local Law 2015 will come into effect on 14 March 2016.

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Last call for nominations for the Human Spirit Awards

Published on Thursday, 10th March 2016

The City of Wanneroo, together with WALGA’s RoadWise Program, is calling for nominations for the Human Spirit Awards.

Wanneroo

Notice of Special Council Meeting - 15 March 2016

Published on Wednesday, 9th March 2016

A Special Council Meeting will be held at 5:30pm on Tuesday, 15 March 2016 at the Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo.

Kangaroo

City of Wanneroo takes kangaroo plight to DPaW

Published on Wednesday, 9th March 2016

The City of Wanneroo has sought Ministerial intervention on behalf of residents seeking an immediate and effective response to concerns about the welfare of kangaroos at Yanchep.

Dan Sultan

Dan Sultan to headline popular Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter

Published on Tuesday, 8th March 2016

Experience eclectic music and taste food from around the world at the annual City of Wanneroo Global Beats & Eats Festival presented by LiveLighter on Saturday 9 April.

Kangaroo

Care for Kangaroos

Published on Friday, 4th March 2016

The City is aware of and understands residents’ concerns about the safety of kangaroos at Yanchep and is continuing to take what action we can to ensure they are safe.

Mayor Tracey Roberts

City of Wanneroo Mayor re-elected Deputy President of the “voice” of WA

Published on Friday, 4th March 2016

Mayor Tracey Roberts has retained her position as Deputy President of WALGA, Western Australia’s peak industry body for local government.

Live in the Amphitheatre

Live in the Amphitheatre movies a huge success

Published on Thursday, 3rd March 2016

Live in the Amphitheatre, the free outdoor cinema event hosted by the City throughout February, was a huge success with twelve films shown.

Master builders award

Wanneroo celebrates best practice award

Published on Wednesday, 2nd March 2016

The City of Wanneroo was awarded the inaugural Local Government Best Practice Award at the annual Master Builders Housing Excellence Awards held on the weekend.

Community funding

Community funding grants now open

Published on Tuesday, 1st March 2016

The City of Wanneroo's Community Funding Program for March 2016 has now opened and the City is calling on community groups and organisations to apply for grant funding.

Volunteers function 2016

Hard work of volunteers celebrated

Published on Monday, 29th February 2016

The continued efforts of City of Wanneroo Community Services and Conservation volunteers were recognised with a dinner at Bridgeleigh Reception Centre on Friday.

Caravan checks

Free caravan and trailer safety checks

Published on Monday, 29th February 2016

Ensure the safety of yourself and your loved ones on our roads this Easter with the City of Wanneroo’s caravan and trailer checks.

Kangaroo

Watch out for kangaroos

Published on Friday, 26th February 2016

Road signs will be installed along St Andrews Drive, Yanchep to warn drivers about kangaroos in the area, in response to residents’ concerns about kangaroos being hit by cars.

Mayor Roberts at the Tri Cities alliance in Canberra

Tri-Cities Alliance showcases region’s enormous tourism and jobs growth potential

Published on Friday, 26th February 2016

Mayors and CEOs from the Cities of Joondalup, Stirling and Wanneroo have again united at Parliament House in Canberra to highlight the massive economic potential of the three Cities.

Yanchep Surf Life Saving

Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club construction underway

Published on Thursday, 25th February 2016

The Wanneroo Council recently awarded a tender for the construction of the Yanchep Surf Life Club at a total project cost of $6.78M.

Cockman house with award

Cockman House a finalist in State Heritage Awards

Published on Monday, 22nd February 2016

The City of Wanneroo’s Cockman House has been recognised as a finalist in the 2016 Western Australian Heritage Awards.

Road Safety Award 2016

City of Wanneroo proud to accept three Road Safety Awards

Published on Monday, 22nd February 2016

The City of Wanneroo was recognised for its contribution to road safety at the Local Government Road Safety Awards held on 12 February 2016.

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Mitchell Freeway Update - February 15 2016

Published on Friday, 19th February 2016

Latest update on current works for the Mitchell Freeway Extension

Butler art mural

Street art adds a splash of colour to community centre

Published on Thursday, 18th February 2016

Perth artist Hayley Welsh has worked with Butler Primary School students to create an eye-catching mural at the Butler Community Centre to establish a sense of place.

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Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hotworks Ban - Wed 17 February 2016

Published on Wednesday, 17th February 2016

A ban has been placed on the use or operation of engines, vehicles, plant, machinery or any “Hot Works” from 11:00am until 10:00pm, Wednesday 17 February 2016 for the City of Wanneroo.

Retro Rewind

Retro Rewind announces stellar artist line up

Published on Tuesday, 16th February 2016

Retro Rewind featuring the Vintage Collective Markets has announced three feel good bands to play at the free community event in Yanchep on 12 March 2016.

Art Awards

Community Art Awards & Exhibition - Entries opening soon

Published on Tuesday, 16th February 2016

The City of Wanneroo is calling all local and Western Australian artists to enter their best artwork for the chance to win their share of $16,800 in this year’s Community Art Awards and Exhibition.

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Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hotworks Ban

Published on Monday, 15th February 2016

A ban has been placed on the use or operation of engines, vehicles, plant, machinery or any “Hot Works” from 11:30am until 7pm, Monday 15 February 2016 for the City of Wanneroo.

Boy meeting garbage drivers

Boy meets his local heroes

Published on Thursday, 11th February 2016

Wanneroo resident Harrison Higgs, 4, met his local heroes at the Ashby Operations Centre on 3 February as he was given a tour around the garbage trucks.

Translate

Translation tool now available on City website

Published on Wednesday, 10th February 2016

As part of the City of Wanneroo’s Access and Inclusion Plan, the City has introduced a translation tool on its website to ensure online information is available in multiple languages.

Myzone

City offers MYZONE heart monitors at Aquamotion

Published on Wednesday, 10th February 2016

In a first for local governments in the Perth metro area, the City of Wanneroo has installed MYZONE heart monitor systems on its gym equipment at Aquamotion.

Fire

Hotworks and Vehicle Movement Ban for City of Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 9th February 2016

A ban has been placed on the use or operation of engines, vehicles, plant, machinery or any “Hot Works” from 2pm until 9pm, Wednesday 10 February 2016 for the City of Wanneroo.

Wanneroo

City’s 2014/2015 Annual Report presented at Electors’ AGM

Published on Monday, 8th February 2016

The City of Wanneroo’s 2014/2015 Annual Report has been presented to the Electors’ Annual General Meeting.

Water Association Awards

City’s water saving measures a win for environment

Published on Monday, 8th February 2016

The City of Wanneroo’s ongoing commitment to reducing water used for irrigation is providing important returns for the community and environment.

Mitchell Freeway Path closures clarkson train station

Mitchell Freeway Extension update - Early morning works and path closures

Published on Friday, 5th February 2016

Early morning works will take place near Clarkson Train Station and shared paths on Burns Beach Rd will be closed.

Mitchell Freeway update February

Mitchell Freeway Extension February Update

Published on Thursday, 4th February 2016

February sees works continue on the freeway alignment, Burns Beach Road, Neerabup Road, Hester Avenue and Wanneroo Road.

Welcome to Wanneroo

City launches online welcome resource for residents

Published on Monday, 1st February 2016

To help new residents feel more at home, the City of Wanneroo has launched a detailed online resource to help people moving to the City settle in.

Wanneroo

Electors endorse motion to advocate to the State Government for school facilities

Published on Monday, 1st February 2016

Electors at the City of Wanneroo’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 27 January have endorsed a motion put by resident Kim Garbutt requesting that the City urgently advocate for new school facilities.

Retro Rewind

Step back in time in your dancing shoes at Retro Rewind

Published on Monday, 1st February 2016

Retro Rewind is back in 2016 due to overwhelming demand and the success of last year’s event.

Wanneroo

City of Wanneroo responds to residents regarding Lakelands development

Published on Wednesday, 27th January 2016

The City advises that the planning application for the proposed Estate Retirement Village Lakelands development will not be considered by council.

Australia Day 2016

Wanneroo holds biggest citizenship ceremony in Australia

Published on Wednesday, 27th January 2016

816 residents from 67 different countries have received their Australian citizenship at the City of Wanneroo's annual Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony.

Wanneroo

Reports of trapped dog in Yanchep

Published on Thursday, 21st January 2016

The City of Wanneroo received a report from a resident of a dog barking in a drain in the vicinity of Ravensbourne Street, Yanchep on Tuesday evening.

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Mitchell Freeway Extension Update - Big Year Ahead

Published on Thursday, 21st January 2016

The project is ramping up for a busy year ahead with works to extend Mitchell Freeway to Hester Avenue in Clarkson well underway.

Wanneroo

Notice of Annual Report

Published on Wednesday, 20th January 2016

Notice is given that the Annual Report was adopted by Council on 8 December 2015 and is now available to the public.

Photography Competition 2015 winner

City calls on residents to capture Wanneroo experiences in photography competition

Published on Wednesday, 20th January 2016

The City of Wanneroo is calling all budding photographers to enter their best photographs for the chance to win up to $500 in this year’s Capture Your Wanneroo Experience Photography Competition.

Australia Day 2016

City to host nation’s biggest Australia Day citizenship ceremony once again

Published on Wednesday, 20th January 2016

For the third year running, the City of Wanneroo will host the largest Australia Day citizenship ceremony in the nation.

Live in the Amphitheatre

Outdoor cinema back for 2016

Published on Tuesday, 19th January 2016

Live in the Amphitheatre, the free outdoor cinema series hosted by the City, is set to return this February thanks to the overwhelming success of last year’s event.

Beachsafe

Free BeachSAFE program for City’s multicultural youth

Published on Tuesday, 19th January 2016

The City of Wanneroo is partnering with Surf Life Saving WA to deliver a free, fun interactive land and water based beach safety education program for the City’s multicultural youth.

Photo comp

Capture Your Wanneroo Experience

Published on Monday, 18th January 2016

Discover all that the City of Wanneroo has to offer this summer and capture your favourite place in a photo.

Northern perspectives

Local art to shine at Northern Perspectives

Published on Friday, 15th January 2016

Following the successful inaugural exhibition in 2015, the City of Wanneroo is pleased to be holding the student art exhibition Northern Perspectives for the second year running.

Wanneroo

Dewars Track Closed

Published on Friday, 15th January 2016

The City of Wanneroo would like to remind residents that Dewars Track at Two Rocks will be closed to vehicle access permanently from today.

Books

Girrawheen Library Closure Postponed

Published on Thursday, 14th January 2016

Planned maintenance work at Girrawheen library has been postponed

Wanneroo

Notice of Annual General Meeting - 27 January 2016

Published on Tuesday, 12th January 2016

Electors of the City of Wanneroo are invited to attend the City of Wanneroo’s Annual General Meeting.

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Free diabetes prevention program for women

Published on Monday, 11th January 2016

Women in the City of Wanneroo can benefit from a new free diabetes prevention program ‘Walking Away from Diabetes’.

Fire ban

Hot Works, Harvest and Movement of Vehicles in paddocks ban

Published on Friday, 8th January 2016

A ban on the use/operation of engines, vehicles, plant, machinery or any “Hot Works” from 00:00 hours Fri 8 Jan 2016 until 05:00 hours Sun 10 Jan for the whole of the City of Wanneroo.

Christmas Closure

City’s Christmas closures

Published on Tuesday, 29th December 2015

The City of Wanneroo would like to advise residents of its hours of operation and business and closures at facilities over the coming festive season.

Healthy living

Public Health Plan creates healthier communities

Published on Tuesday, 22nd December 2015

The work under the Public Health Plan was acknowledged by the City and its partners recently at the Public Health Plan in Action event.

senior residents

Ageing well in Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 22nd December 2015

The City of Wanneroo is asking residents aged 60 years or older to take part in a survey to help improve senior services across the City.

Civic Centre

Gnangara Road/Marathon Loop Accessibility Community Information Session - 7 Dec 2015

Published on Friday, 18th December 2015

Notes from the community information session on 7 December 2015.

young achievers

Nominate a young achiever from the City of Wanneroo

Published on Friday, 18th December 2015

Nominations for the Western Australian Young Achiever Awards are now open and we want our local young achievers to be recognised.

Tennis

Survey following trial of free tennis court use

Published on Thursday, 17th December 2015

The City of Wanneroo is calling for local residents to participate in a survey to determine whether the tennis courts in the City should remain free to use.

Coastal Rangers

City to welcome new coastal ranger patrols this weekend

Published on Thursday, 17th December 2015

The City of Wanneroo will start new coastal ranger patrols over summer to increase ranger presence and community liaison in the northern growth corridor.

Mulch

City offers free mulch to residents

Published on Thursday, 17th December 2015

The City of Wanneroo is again offering free mulch to the community to help conserve water and keep local gardens looking good.

Mayors appeal

Generous community spirit behind Mayor’s Christmas Appeal success

Published on Wednesday, 16th December 2015

The City of Wanneroo’s Mayor Tracey Roberts has sincerely thanked everyone who donated to her Christmas appeal this year.

Dewars Track

Council votes to close Dewars Track

Published on Wednesday, 16th December 2015

Long term illegal and severe abuse of Dewars Track in Two Rocks and extreme safety risks of keeping it open, have resulted in Council voting to close the track to vehicles from Friday 15 January 2016

Sand drift

City extends sand drift service

Published on Tuesday, 15th December 2015

The City of Wanneroo has extended its sand drift service to include weekends over summer, as part of its commitment to reduce the impact of sand and dust on residents.

Low cost fitness

New Year - new health, new look - same low cost

Published on Tuesday, 15th December 2015

The City of Wanneroo’s low cost fitness classes in Two Rocks and Girrawheen will relaunch in 2016 with a fresh face and new name to kick-start the year.

I slow down in wanneroo

Campaign encourages drivers to slow down

Published on Thursday, 10th December 2015

Motorists in the City of Wanneroo are being asked to take part in a campaign that promotes slower and safer driving in local streets.

Murals

New public murals to shine in Banksia Grove

Published on Thursday, 10th December 2015

Students from Neerabup Primary School have created five murals for the Banksia Grove Community Centre to showcase the role public art has in forming a sense of place and community.

Christmas in wanneroo

Celebrate Christmas in Wanneroo

Published on Wednesday, 9th December 2015

Celebrate Christmas in the City of Wanneroo with these events taking place in December.

Dewars Track

Council consideration of Dewars Track – recommended closure

Published on Friday, 4th December 2015

The City of Wanneroo Council has made a decision to review a report at its Special Council meeting on 15 December 2015 which recommends the closure of Dewars Track.

Christmas Closure

City’s Christmas closures

Published on Friday, 4th December 2015

The City of Wanneroo would like to advise residents of its hours of operation and business and closures at facilities over the coming festive season.

Mitchell freeway extension project works

Mitchell Freeway Extension Update - December 2015/January 2016

Published on Thursday, 3rd December 2015

Works will continue across the project area throughout December and January with earthworks and the installation of noise walls scheduled to commence.

Wanneroo

Notice of change of start time - Ordinary Council Meeting 8 December 2015

Published on Wednesday, 2nd December 2015

Notice is hereby given of the change of starting time from 7.00pm to 6.00pm for the Tuesday, 8 December 2015 Ordinary Council Meeting

Christmas

Christmas Operating Hours

Published on Tuesday, 1st December 2015

Amended operating hours for the City of Wanneroo during the Christmas period.

live work play

Stunning book recalls yesteryear in the City of Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 1st December 2015

The City of Wanneroo is proud to announce the release of Live, Work, Play: Wanneroo Recollections a book detailing the intriguing history of the City’s people.

Dancing people

Step up to step back in time

Published on Monday, 23rd November 2015

The City of Wanneroo is pleased to announce that it will partner with The Vintage Collective Markets to deliver exciting new vendors and vintage stalls for the 2016 Retro Rewind.

Mitchell Freeway extension

Mitchell Freeway Extension Update - Night Works

Published on Friday, 20th November 2015

Night works to establish the project site along Hester Avenue will continue to be undertaken intermittently between 7pm to 5am, Monday to Friday until December 18, 2015.

Quinns Beach

Temporary beach access closure

Published on Friday, 20th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo advises residents that the beach access stairs at Queenscliff Park, Quinns Rocks will be temporarily closed for an upgrade.

Shark barrier

Have your say in shark barrier survey

Published on Friday, 20th November 2015

City of Wanneroo residents are urged to contribute to a survey on a potential shark barrier at Quinns Beach.

Road Ribbon for Road Safety

Make road safety a priority

Published on Wednesday, 18th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo is urging road users to be vigilant and make safety a priority during the coming festive season.

Australian flag being waved

Australia Day award nominations reminder

Published on Monday, 16th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo is reminding residents to nominate someone worthy of an Australia Day award by 20 November.

Burbridge school sensory garden

City funds sensory garden for students with disabilities

Published on Friday, 13th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo has provided more than $2,000 funding for a sensory garden at the Burbridge School in Koondoola.

Civic Centre

Adoption of City of Wanneroo Parking Local Law

Published on Friday, 13th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo Parking Local Law 2015 will come into effect on 25 November 2015.

Crafternoon teas

Get crafty at City of Wanneroo’s ‘Crafternoon Teas’

Published on Monday, 9th November 2015

Residents are encouraged to reveal their arty side at craft sessions in November and December.

Concert stage

Concert enjoyed by thousands

Published on Monday, 9th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo Presents: Music from the movies performed by WAYJO was a huge success with 7,500 people of all ages enjoying the family friendly event at Wanneroo Showgrounds on Saturday night.

Fire

Burning permits to be cancelled

Published on Monday, 9th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo advises that all burning permits will be cancelled as of midnight this Wednesday 11 November for the entire City area.

Preparing food

Australian Food Safety Week - 8 to 15 November 2015

Published on Monday, 9th November 2015

There are 4.1 million cases of food poisoning in Australia each year.

Yanchep outdoor play area

Fun for all at Yanchep outdoor music and water zone launch

Published on Friday, 6th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo will celebrate Yanchep Community Centre’s new children’s outdoor music and water zone at a special launch function this month.

Race in your rates

Rates race a winner for City of Wanneroo residents

Published on Friday, 6th November 2015

Six lucky City of Wanneroo residents are celebrating their winnings in the Race in Your Rates competition.

Post natal depression

Push a pram for postnatal depression

Published on Thursday, 5th November 2015

City of Wanneroo families are invited to take part in a ‘pram push’ event to raise awareness about postnatal depression.

Wanneroo

New Deputy Mayor elected to Council

Published on Wednesday, 4th November 2015

Councillor Dianne Guise, Central Ward, has been elected as the City’s new Deputy Mayor for 2015.

Wanneroo

Notice of adoption of Penalties Units Local Law 2015

Published on Wednesday, 4th November 2015

The City of Wanneroo Penalty Units Local Law 2015 will come into effect on 13 November 2015.

Mitchell Freeway Extension November 2105

Mitchell Freeway Extension update - November 2015

Published on Monday, 2nd November 2015

A breakdown of upcoming works scheduled for November.

Rezoning information

November is Asbestos Awareness Month

Published on Monday, 2nd November 2015

If you are thinking about renovating, you must be aware of asbestos.

Wanneroo

Local Government Election results

Published on Friday, 30th October 2015

Results of the ordinary elections conducted as a postal vote on Saturday 17 October 2015

Civic Centre

Gnangara Road/Marathon Loop Accessibility Community Information Session

Published on Friday, 30th October 2015

Notes from the community information session held on 22 October 2015.

Wayjo

City of Wanneroo Presents concert sure to delight

Published on Thursday, 29th October 2015

The City of Wanneroo Presents: Music from the movies performed by WAYJO on Saturday 7 November promises to be a memorable evening at the Wanneroo Showgrounds.

Mitchell freeway works update

Mitchell Freeway Extension Update - late October 2015

Published on Tuesday, 27th October 2015

Major construction works are underway to extend Mitchell Freeway six kilometres north to Hester Avenue in Clarkson.

Living and Leisure Expo ft Dogs Breakfast

Big crowds loved living it up at City’s expo

Published on Tuesday, 27th October 2015

The City of Wanneroo’s inaugural Living & Leisure Expo featuring Dogs Breakfast was a huge success with thousands enjoying the wide range of home, pet and lifestyle exhibitors and activities on offer.

Youth celebrating

Youth activities set to rock Two Rocks and Yanchep

Published on Thursday, 22nd October 2015

The City of Wanneroo’s youth services are connecting with youth in the north through a range of inspiring, educational and fun activities.

Mitchell Freeway extension

Public Notice - Information Session Connolly Drive Dualling Works

Published on Thursday, 22nd October 2015

The City of Wanneroo is holding an Information Session on the proposed dualling of Connolly Drive.

Microchipping

New State Government microchipping laws in force from 1 November

Published on Tuesday, 20th October 2015

The City of Wanneroo is reminding dog owners that new State Government laws on microchipping and registration come into force on Sunday 1 November 2015.

Golf

City and businesses tee off to champion the cause for charity

Published on Tuesday, 20th October 2015

The City of Wanneroo is proud to announce its 2015 Corporate Charity Golf Day has raised nearly $40,000 for chaplaincy services at public secondary schools.

Concert

City of Wanneroo Presents: Music from the movies performed by WAYJO

Published on Monday, 19th October 2015

Tickets become available to the general public from 9am Monday 19 October for the City’s free family concert on Saturday 7 November.

Eden beach 4wd tracks

City rangers to patrol Eden Beach

Published on Monday, 19th October 2015

The City of Wanneroo will step up ranger patrols on Eden Beach to ensure drivers are aware of and comply with laws which ban vehicles on beaches and sand dunes.

Wanneroo

City of Wanneroo election events

Published on Monday, 19th October 2015

The City of Wanneroo would like to advise that a Swearing in Ceremony of newly elected members will be conducted on 19 October and a Special Council Meeting will be held on 27 October.

Civic Centre

City of Wanneroo election results

Published on Sunday, 18th October 2015

The Western Australian Electoral Commission (WAEC) has announced the results of the 2015 Local Government election for the City of Wanneroo.

Fire

People in WA underprepared for the threat of bushfire

Published on Friday, 16th October 2015

Startling new research has found three quarters of Western Australians believe they are not at risk of bushfire and are likely to be underprepared.

Wanneroo

Ward change reminder

Published on Thursday, 15th October 2015

Residents are encouraged to be aware of changes to ward boundaries before voting in local government elections on October 17.

Wanneroo

Notice of Swearing in Ceremony - 19 October 2015

Published on Thursday, 15th October 2015

The City invites you to attend a “Swearing In” Ceremony of its newly Elected Members at the Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo.

Wanneroo

Notice of Special Council Meeting - 27 October 2015

Published on Thursday, 15th October 2015

A Special Council Meeting will be held at 6:00pm on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 at the Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Rd, Wanneroo

Mitchell freeway update

Night works Hester Avenue, Clarkson 13 October - 14 November 2015

Published on Tuesday, 13th October 2015

Night works will be undertaken intermittently between 7pm to 5am, Monday to Friday to establish the project site along Hester Avenue from today until 14 November.

Matt and Kim image

Matt and Kim to star at Living & Leisure Expo featuring Dogs Breakfast

Published on Tuesday, 13th October 2015

The City of Wanneroo is thrilled to announce popular reality TV stars Matt and Kim DiCosta as special guests at the inaugural Living & Leisure Expo featuring Dogs Breakfast on Sunday 25 October.

Seniors awards

Volunteer charity workshop leader a champion for seniors

Published on Thursday, 8th October 2015

Charity worker Brother Olly Pickett has been honoured at the 2015 Seniors Awards for his work at the Wangara workshop 'Wheelchairs for Kids'.

Mitchell freeway update

Hester Avenue Night Works

Published on Thursday, 8th October 2015

Night works will be undertaken intermittently between 7pm and 5am, Monday to Friday to establish the project site along Hester Avenue from Tuesday 13 October to Saturday 14 November 2015.

Business workshops

Local businesses to benefit from free expert advice

Published on Wednesday, 7th October 2015

The City of Wanneroo has teamed up with Business Station to offer free quality advice to business operators.

Committee groups

Contribute to your community by nominating for committee and working groups

Published on Wednesday, 7th October 2015

The City of Wanneroo is calling for community members to nominate for one of its committees and working groups. The nomination period runs until Friday 9 October 2015.

WAYJO Concert

Be quick to snap up tickets to City’s free super concert

Published on Wednesday, 7th October 2015

Residents are being urged to be among the first to secure their free tickets to the City of Wanneroo Presents: Music from the movies performed by WAYJO in November.

Camping

First time campers can give it a go at Yanchep

Published on Tuesday, 6th October 2015

If you have always wanted to try camping but never had the opportunity, beginners can register for the Yanchep National Park Great Aussie Camp Out to be held this month.

Mitchell freeway works update

Mitchell Freeway Extension Update - October 2015

Published on Friday, 2nd October 2015

Updates on current works and works scheduled for October.

Bullsbrook fire

Take action now for bushfires

Published on Thursday, 1st October 2015

People in the Perth metropolitan area are being urged to prepare themselves, their families and property, with ‘Are You Ready?’ Bushfire Action Month beginning today.

Ll expo

Living & Leisure Expo bigger and better

Published on Wednesday, 30th September 2015

Visitors to the free City of Wanneroo Living & Leisure Expo featuring Dogs Breakfast will be spoilt for choice with more than 70 exhibitors delivering a variety of products for the house, garden, pets

Microchipping

100 reasons to microchip your dog

Published on Wednesday, 30th September 2015

The City of Wanneroo, in partnership with Kingsway Veterinary Centre, is offering 100 free microchips exclusively for visitors to the Living & Leisure Expo featuring Dogs Breakfast on 25 October.

The Brow

High energy brass n’ beats band blows City’s trumpet

Published on Wednesday, 30th September 2015

The City of Wanneroo is proud to announce Western Australian band The Brow as the support act for the free City of Wanneroo Presents: Music from the movies performed by WAYJO in November.

Vote

Residents urged to lodge postal votes

Published on Friday, 25th September 2015

The City of Wanneroo is encouraging eligible voters to submit their postal votes as early as possible to have a say in the 17 October local government election.

Two fire trucks

Community fun day to heat up bushfire awareness

Published on Friday, 25th September 2015

The Quinns Rocks Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade is gearing up for a day of family fun to promote bushfire safety and awareness at the Bushfire Awareness Community Fun Day.

Seniors forum

Seniors sought to guide City of Wanneroo’s age-friendly community

Published on Thursday, 24th September 2015

The City of Wanneroo is encouraging senior residents to attend one of a series of coffee mornings to provide input for a new age-friendly strategy.

The drop

Youth program big bubbles of fun for school holidays

Published on Tuesday, 22nd September 2015

City of Wanneroo youth will be treated to a free bubble sports session at The Drop Carramar next month.

Wanneroo

Call for Community Representatives

Published on Tuesday, 22nd September 2015

Contribute to your community by joining one of the City of Wanneroo Committees and Working Groups

Volunteers Function

Heritage and library volunteer champions

Published on Friday, 18th September 2015

The City of Wanneroo hosted an appreciation dinner last Friday to recognise the contributions of more than 70 heritage and libraries volunteers.

Mary lindsay homestead

Comment on heritage open space redevelopment

Published on Monday, 14th September 2015

The City is seeking public comment from the Yanchep and wider community on the redevelopment of public open space adjoining the Mary Lindsay Homestead.

Community funding

Funding for communities

Published on Monday, 14th September 2015

Applications for the second round of 2015 community funding grants are now open.

Wayjo

Music from the movies to star at City concert

Published on Friday, 11th September 2015

The WA Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) has been announced as the headline act for the popular City of Wanneroo Presents Concert.

Volunteers function

Volunteers heart of Wanneroo heritage

Published on Friday, 11th September 2015

Volunteers who give their time to deliver programs at the City’s heritage sites and libraries will be celebrated at an appreciation function tonight.

Magpie

Swooping Magpies Warning

Published on Thursday, 10th September 2015

Residents should be aware that it is magpie nesting season and the chance of being swooped by a protective magpie when visiting our parks and natural areas has increased.

Community Cabinet

Grant to build lifesaving facility

Published on Wednesday, 9th September 2015

Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts joined Premier Colin Barnett in Yanchep on Monday to accept a $500,000 Lotterywest grant for the new Surf Life Saving Club at Yanchep Beach Lagoon.

Community Cabinet

City makes the most of State Government meeting

Published on Wednesday, 9th September 2015

The City of Wanneroo has taken full advantage of a visit by the Western Australian Premier and his Cabinet ministers, using the opportunity to advocate for important infrastructure projects

Access and inclusion

Equal opportunities for all

Published on Wednesday, 9th September 2015

Help make the City of Wanneroo a more inclusive and accessible place to live for people of all abilities by completing a survey.

Railway lines

Metronet would be welcomed by Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 7th September 2015

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts has welcomed the State opposition’s pledge to start building Perth’s expanded rail system if elected in 2017.

Youth survey

The City’s youth have spoken

Published on Monday, 7th September 2015

Family relationships and friendships top the list of important issues facing City of Wanneroo youth – Western Australia’s largest local government youth survey has found.

Mitchell Freeway extension

Mitchell Freeway Extension Update - September 2015

Published on Thursday, 3rd September 2015

The September update on the Mitchell Freeway extension.

Youth in Wanneroo

Reaching youth in the City of Wanneroo

Published on Thursday, 3rd September 2015

The City of Wanneroo has partnered with national mental health foundation headspace to provide invaluable services to youth from the Hainsworth Community Centre in Girrawheen.

Children playing

Creative minds unite in Yanchep to design a captivating children’s play area

Published on Thursday, 3rd September 2015

Playgroup children are immersing themselves in a fun, interactive playground made from recycled materials.

Mayor Tracey Roberts

City of Wanneroo Mayor elected Deputy President of the “voice” of WA

Published on Thursday, 3rd September 2015

New role begins for City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts with WALGA - Western Australia’s peak industry body for local government.

Kids school holiday

Spring into fun

Published on Thursday, 27th August 2015

The City of Wanneroo Youth Services team have prepared a jam packed schedule of activities these October school holidays.

Parking area on Wanneroo Road at 10th Light Horse Trail

Temporary closure of 10th Light Horse Heritage Trail & parking area

Published on Thursday, 27th August 2015

From Wednesday, 2 September 2015 until mid-2017 the 10th Light Horse Heritage Trail and adjacent parking area on Wanneroo Road will be closed while works to widen Wanneroo Road are undertaken.

Water coming from a tap

Water for growth

Published on Monday, 24th August 2015

Work on the new 1.4km water distribution main to Alkimos and Eglington will help accommodate development in the coastal suburbs.

Mmrc

City of Wanneroo puts out the welcome mat for new migrants

Published on Tuesday, 18th August 2015

The City of Wanneroo is proud to announce a partnership with the Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre (MMRC) to help new migrants settle in.

Dog

No excuse to leave dog waste behind

Published on Thursday, 13th August 2015

The City of Wanneroo will install dog poo bag dispensers at 32 parks over the coming months in response to community requests for the facilities.

Girl in community garden

Community Funding Program - October 2015

Published on Thursday, 13th August 2015

The City of Wanneroo Community Funding Program provides community groups, organisations and clubs with a funding opportunity to support projects, activities and events.

Living and Leisure Expo

New Living & Leisure Expo – featuring Dogs Breakfast unveiled

Published on Thursday, 13th August 2015

The City of Wanneroo is launching a reinvigorated events season that kicks off with the Living & Leisure Expo – featuring Dogs Breakfast in October.

Reading

Light up your child’s world for Children’s Book Week

Published on Wednesday, 12th August 2015

Join the Children’s Book Week celebrations during August in the City of Wanneroo.

Mitchell Freeway extension

Mitchell Freeway Extension Update

Published on Tuesday, 11th August 2015

The latest August update on the Mitchell Freeway extension.

Fishermans hollow mural

Community icon preserved

Published on Monday, 10th August 2015

The iconic mosaic mural at Fishermans Hollow will be removed and restored during the Yanchep Lagoon development works.

Child dressed as pirate

Ahoy me hearties! - Dress like a pirate, read with a pirate

Published on Thursday, 6th August 2015

The City of Wanneroo invites children to dress like a pirate to celebrate Children’s Book Week during August.

Living and leisure expo

New Living & Leisure Expo – featuring Dogs Breakfast unveiled

Published on Thursday, 6th August 2015

The City of Wanneroo is launching a reinvigorated events season that kicks off with the Living & Leisure Expo – featuring Dogs Breakfast in October.

Lego event

LEGO® extravaganza stacks up

Published on Wednesday, 5th August 2015

The world’s most famous icons made an appearance in miniature version at the City of Wanneroo’s biggest LEGO display and play space this month.

Mayor Roberts with vintage truck.

Second life for pioneering truck

Published on Tuesday, 28th July 2015

The City is currently in possession of a precious piece of Wanneroo history – a fully restored truck used on one of the area’s old market gardens.

Lego Clarkson

Blocks of fun

Published on Monday, 27th July 2015

Children and the young at heart are welcome at the City of Wanneroo's biggest LEGO® display and play space on 2 August.

2015 Pioneers City of Wanneroo

City recognises 12 new pioneers

Published on Monday, 27th July 2015

More than 160 Wanneroo identities and their families, Elected Members and City staff celebrated the Pioneers Luncheon by honouring 12 long term residents with Pioneer status of the City of Wanneroo.

Wanneroo

Notice of Special Council Meeting - 28 July 2015

Published on Friday, 24th July 2015

Notice is hereby given that a Special Council Meeting will be held on 28 July 2015 at the Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Rd, Wanneroo.

Bicycle

Cycling safety and facilities a priority for City

Published on Tuesday, 21st July 2015

The City of Wanneroo is committed to improving facilities for local cyclists.

Caravan

Working Group to focus on creating a modern Caravan Park at Quinns Rocks

Published on Friday, 17th July 2015

City of Wanneroo Mayor and Councillors set to drive the future redevelopment of the old Quinns Rocks Caravan Park.

Dog microchipping

State Government law changes to affect dog owners from 1 November 2015

Published on Friday, 17th July 2015

The City of Wanneroo is seeking the cooperation of local dog owners to comply with new State laws on microchipping and registration.

Mitchell Freeway update

Mitchell Freeway Extension update

Published on Friday, 17th July 2015

The latest information on the Mitchell Freeway extension from Burns Beach Road to Hester Avenue.

Child

Top marks for children’s health

Published on Thursday, 16th July 2015

Last year the City of Wanneroo was commended for its efforts towards the health and wellbeing of children after being named the winner in two categories.

Water corp

Public Notice - Water Corporation - Bluewater Drive

Published on Tuesday, 14th July 2015

Water Corporation is constructing a 1.4 kilometre water main on Marmion Avenue between Cinnabar Drive and Shorehaven Boulevard in Alkimos.

Kidsport

Sport opportunities for all

Published on Monday, 13th July 2015

The City of Wanneroo is the first local government to claim more than $1million worth of sporting vouchers to help local children take part in sport.

Lego

LEGO Look, Play, Workshop

Published on Thursday, 9th July 2015

Wanneroo's biggest LEGO display is coming soon to Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre.

Aquamotion

Aquamotion: temporary closure of aquatic facilities

Published on Tuesday, 7th July 2015

Visitors to Wanneroo Aquamotion are advised the pools, spa, sauna, splash pad and outside grassed areas will be closed for maintenance and routine cleaning between Sunday 5 and Sunday 19 of July.

NAIDOC logo

Get into NAIDOC Week with the City of Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 6th July 2015

The City of Wanneroo is celebrating NAIDOC Week with a variety of activities available for all.

Mitchell freeway update

Mitchell Freeway Extension update

Published on Friday, 3rd July 2015

A July update for the Burns Beach Road to Hester Avenue Mitchell Freeway extension.

School holidays

School holiday programs filling fast

Published on Friday, 3rd July 2015

The City of Wanneroo Youth Services team have put together a range of action packed activities for 10 to 18-year-olds over the school holidays from 7 to 16 July.

Noongar pop group

Noongar students’ creativity shines at Reconciliation Action Plan celebration

Published on Friday, 3rd July 2015

The City of Wanneroo is proud to host the Noongar Pop Culture 2 fashion exhibition to celebrate its new Reconciliation Action Plan.

Tapping sticks

Celebrate history and culture

Published on Wednesday, 1st July 2015

The City of Wanneroo has plenty of child-friendly resources and activities to encourage children to take part in NAIDOC Week these school holidays.

Recognising community members

Recognising outstanding community members

Published on Wednesday, 1st July 2015

Help acknowledge our dedicated and hardworking community members by nominating them for a City of Wanneroo Australia Day award.

Road safety

Driver alert – expect minor delays on Wanneroo Road for freeway extension tree works

Published on Friday, 26th June 2015

Tree works on the Mitchell Freeway Extension Project will create short, intermittent traffic delays on Wanneroo Road tomorrow, Saturday 27 June.

Youth survey

Youth needed to drive health survey

Published on Wednesday, 24th June 2015

The City of Wanneroo Youth Service are working to improve access to local sexual health services and are encouraging people aged 15 to 24 to take part in a survey.

Recoding

Comment to recode

Published on Wednesday, 24th June 2015

The public is invited to comment on the proposed residential recoding of Wanneroo, Girrawheen–Koondoola housing precincts.

Volunteers function

Local volunteers personify emergency services excellence

Published on Wednesday, 24th June 2015

Local emergency services volunteers have been recognised for service to the community and their units at the 2015 City of Wanneroo Emergency Services Volunteer Appreciation Function held on 19 June

Zen aesthetic

Labour of love a winner for local artist

Published on Monday, 22nd June 2015

City of Wanneroo resident wins People’s Choice Award at 2015 Art Awards.

Civic Centre

Rates remain low despite State budget financial impacts

Published on Monday, 22nd June 2015

The City of Wanneroo has balanced its 2015/16 Budget to progress much-needed capital projects, maintain vital services and plan for the future – despite increasing costs in the recent State budget.

Little free library

Little library brings big benefits

Published on Thursday, 18th June 2015

All welcome at launch of Little Free Library at Yanchep Community Centre.

Financial stress

Mayor warns: City’s vulnerable will suffer in wake of State Government funding cuts

Published on Wednesday, 17th June 2015

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts says the State Government’s decision to cut millions from financial crisis services will have a detrimental effect on vulnerable families and does not make sense.

Ashdale primary

Little steps to green thumbs

Published on Wednesday, 17th June 2015

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts delivered plants to kindergarten students at Ashdale Primary School last week.

Kingsway marangaroo

Community key to budget

Published on Thursday, 11th June 2015

Community safety, infrastructure, parks, sporting amenities and active open space top the list of key projects in the City of Wanneroo’s 2015-16 Budget adopted at last night’s special council meeting.

Roads being built

City makes significant investment in roads

Published on Thursday, 11th June 2015

The City of Wanneroo has allocated more than $16million to transport infrastructure in the 2015-16 Budget.

Woman in wheelchair playing basketball

Try wheeling - instead of walking - in someone else’s shoes

Published on Tuesday, 9th June 2015

The City of Wanneroo is hosting a youth sports workshop to increase awareness and understanding of wheelchair sports.

Wanneroo

Call for Community Representatives

Published on Thursday, 4th June 2015

Are you interested in making a difference to your community?

Community history award

Local memoirs shape community history collection

Published on Tuesday, 2nd June 2015

The City of Wanneroo’s community history collection has received a boost following the recent Community History Awards.

Old electronics

Recycle unwanted electronics

Published on Friday, 29th May 2015

Residents can dispose of computers, TV’s and other electronic items for free at the Ashby Operations Centre on Saturday 13 June and 14 Sunday.

Wanneroo

Flynn Drive update

Published on Friday, 29th May 2015

Main Roads WA will complete the Flynn Drive connection with Neerabup Road concurrently with the Mitchell Freeway extension project.

National Reconciliation Week

The City of Wanneroo celebrates National Reconciliation Week

Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2015

The City will be celebrating National Reconciliation Week and its new Reconciliation Action Plan by offering eight weeks of free Aboriginal cultural workshops to local schools.

Wanneroo Regional Museum

Museum: open hours change

Published on Wednesday, 20th May 2015

The Wanneroo Regional Museum and Community History Centre will now open on Saturdays and close on Sundays.

Art Awards

2015 Art Awards winners announced

Published on Wednesday, 20th May 2015

Jamie Worsley was named the overall winner of the 2015 City of Wanneroo Art Awards, which saw him take home the grand prize of $7,500 for his piece titled 'Astuera'.

Oldham Reserve

State sports facility funding not enough

Published on Thursday, 14th May 2015

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts will write to the Minister for Sport and Recreation seeking an increase in funding from the next round of State Government facilities grants.

Civic Centre

Change of council meeting venue

Published on Thursday, 14th May 2015

The next City of Wanneroo ordinary Council meeting on 26 May will be held in Quinns Rocks as part of the 2015 Council Meetings on Tour.

New school in Yanchep

Education funding commitment a win

Published on Thursday, 14th May 2015

Communities in the City of Wanneroo’s north are set to benefit from a brand new secondary school due to open in Yanchep in 2019.

Your Say

Have your say on Community Centre design

Published on Tuesday, 12th May 2015

The City of Wanneroo would like to seek public comment on the proposed design of the Quinns Mindarie Community Centre.

Tree planting

Help transform Wanneroo into a winter wonderland

Published on Monday, 11th May 2015

Residents from across the City are invited to join staff in tree planting events during June and July to beautify the City and add greenery to its parks and reserves.

Mitchell Freeway

No excuse not to extend

Published on Friday, 8th May 2015

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts says State Government must commit to further extend planned Mitchell Freeway to Hester Avenue project after recent announcement of Australian Government funding.

Yanchep

City of Wanneroo crucial to Western Australia’s future

Published on Monday, 4th May 2015

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts has welcomed the State Government’s draft sub-regional planning framework which identifies the City as a major supplier of land and employment.

Mindarie boat harbour

Funding to benefit local sea rescue

Published on Friday, 1st May 2015

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed funding to upgrade the Two Rocks marina boat launching area that will include parking and the installation of a new floating jetty.

Last post ceremony

Remembering at sunset

Published on Thursday, 30th April 2015

More than 600 people attended the City of Wanneroo’s first sunset Last Post ceremony on 24 April.

Photography competition

Capture Your Wanneroo Experience competition winners announced

Published on Tuesday, 28th April 2015

Eleven talented photographers have been rewarded for their talent with the camera in the City of Wanneroo’s Capture Your Wanneroo Experience photography competition.

Dust

A new plan for dust management

Published on Tuesday, 28th April 2015

The City of Wanneroo will review its dust policy to manage sand drift from large scale development in the rapidly expanding northern corridor.

Scores on Doors photoe

City launches Scores on Doors food hygiene program

Published on Friday, 24th April 2015

City of Wanneroo residents and diners can now see how well local cafes and restaurants are complying with food hygiene and safety requirements following the launch of a new rating program.

Books

Contribute to the free book movement

Published on Friday, 24th April 2015

The Yanchep Community Centre is calling on bookworms and artistic community members to help build and design a miniature sized library for free book exchange.

Racetrack

V8 Supercars Event at Barbagallo Raceway this weekend – Traffic Alert

Published on Thursday, 23rd April 2015

Please be aware that the 2015 V8 Supercars event is on this weekend @ Barbagallo Raceway in Neerabup. The event will run over the course of the weekend from Friday 1 May – Sunday 3 May (inclusive)

Dedication Wall

A time to reflect

Published on Thursday, 23rd April 2015

Residents are encouraged to commemorate the centenary of Anzac and contribute personal messages at Dedication Walls around the City of Wanneroo.

Last Post image

Come to the City of Wanneroo Anzac Last Post Ceremony

Published on Wednesday, 22nd April 2015

Commemorate the Anzac Centenary with a sunset Last Post Ceremony.

ANZAC Image

ANZAC Centenary - Wanneroo Remembers

Published on Friday, 17th April 2015

The City of Wanneroo has created an ANZAC Centenary webpage. Bringing together our range of programs, exhibitions and events.

Freeway extension needs a more northern exit

Published on Friday, 17th April 2015

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts has welcomed the early commencement of the Mitchell Freeway Extension Project but says a more northern exit would alleviate congestion concerns at Hester Avenue.

Jimmy Cliff with guitar

Festival success rain or shine

Published on Friday, 17th April 2015

Rain could not keep away reggae fans on Saturday night as more than 5000 people made their way to Liddell Park for the City of Wanneroo’s Global Beats and Eats festival, presented by LiveLighter

ANZAC soldier

Series of events to commemorate Anzac sacrifices

Published on Tuesday, 14th April 2015

The City of Wanneroo will host a moving tribute to the Anzacs at two events on Friday 24 April, to commemorate 100 years since the landing in Gallipoli.

ANZAC Day image

Local students to plant grevilleas ahead of Anzac Day

Published on Tuesday, 14th April 2015

City of Wanneroo students will plant 50 special edition RSL Spirit of Anzac grevilleas, supplied by the City, in Memorial Park on 21 April.

Jimmy Cliff

Reggae superstar Jimmy Cliff set to headline

Published on Thursday, 2nd April 2015

Grammy award winning reggae artist Jimmy Cliff will headline the City of Wanneroo’s family friendly event, Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter on Sat 11 April at Liddell Park, Girrawheen.

Mayor Tracey Roberts at Blessing of the Roads

An Easter blessing for road safety

Published on Wednesday, 1st April 2015

The City of Wanneroo hosted its annual Blessing of the Roads ceremony yesterday, praying for the safety of road users during the Easter holiday period.

Jimmy Cliff

Reggae superstar Jimmy Cliff to headline Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter

Published on Monday, 30th March 2015

The City of Wanneroo is pleased to announce that internationally acclaimed reggae artist Jimmy Cliff will headline Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter on 11 April at Liddell Park, Girrawheen.

Wanneroo Recreation Centre

Community hub celebrates milestone anniversary

Published on Monday, 30th March 2015

The Wanneroo Community Recreation Centre will celebrate 40 years of supporting the local community with a plaque unveiling this month.

Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre

Easter facility opening hours

Published on Friday, 27th March 2015

Residents reminded that that City of Wanneroo libraries and museums will have altered opening hours over the upcoming Easter public holiday period.

Bicycle wheels

New bicycle plan to make City more bicycle-friendly

Published on Wednesday, 25th March 2015

The City of Wanneroo is pleased to announce the development of a new bicycle plan that will better cater for cyclists of all types and resident input at community workshops is being sought.

Global Beats and Eats

Treat your taste buds at Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter

Published on Monday, 23rd March 2015

Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter attendees are in for a real treat at this year’s event which features even more new and delicious food vendors.

Remember When

City residents journey back to “Remember When”

Published on Friday, 20th March 2015

Residents and community members with a connection to the City were recently asked to take part in a photography exhibit, which will provide the broader community with an insight into yesteryear.

Your Move logo

City moves one step closer to active lifestyle program

Published on Friday, 20th March 2015

The innovative Your Move program was officially launched in the City of Wanneroo on Thursday 5 March.

Close the Gap logo

Close the Gap Day 19 March

Published on Wednesday, 18th March 2015

Close the Gap Day is an Oxfam initiative that brings attention to the issues of the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Civic Centre

Notice of change of venue - Ordinary Council Meeting on tour

Published on Wednesday, 18th March 2015

Change of venue for Ordinary Council Meeting on 31 March 2015.

Global Beats and Eats

Global Beats and Eats

Published on Monday, 16th March 2015

The City of Wanneroo is pleased to announce the support acts who will bring sounds from around the world alive at Global Beats & Eats on Saturday 11 April Liddell Park, Girrawheen.

Justice of the Peace

Free JP signing service available at locations across City

Published on Monday, 16th March 2015

Convenient Justice of the Peace (JP) signing services are offered at the City of Wanneroo Civic Centre, Clarkson Library and Yanchep/Two Rocks Library on selected days each week.

Free Mulch

Free mulch program to help residents save water

Published on Monday, 16th March 2015

The City of Wanneroo Council has unanimously agreed to provide residents with free mulch (while stock lasts) to reduce household water use, as part of a community water saving initiative.

Retro rewind

Retro Rewind wows the crowd

Published on Friday, 13th March 2015

More than 3,000 people attended the City of Wanneroo's wholesome Retro Rewind celebration at Yanchep National Park last weekend.

Wanneroo Aquamotion

Aquamotion Aquatic Shutdown

Published on Friday, 13th March 2015

Wanneroo Aquamotion’s pool facilities will be closed from 9.00am to 9.00pm this Friday 13 March 2015.

Clarkson Open Day

Join in and celebrate at Clarkson Library's open day

Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2015

To celebrate 10 years of operating in the Clarkson community, Clarkson Library will hold an open day on Saturday 21 March 2015.

Kingway sports

New community and sporting building projects commence

Published on Tuesday, 10th March 2015

Work has officially commenced on the Koondoola Community Centre and Kingsway baseball/softball club rooms, as the City continues to upgrade and improve community and sporting facilities for residents.

Seniors Forum 2015

Wanneroo Seniors Forum

Published on Tuesday, 10th March 2015

What does living longer offer?

Blessing of the Roads image

City committed to road safety: Blessing of the Roads

Published on Friday, 6th March 2015

The City of Wanneroo will host a special ceremony to pray for the safety of road users this Easter long weekend.

Global Beats and Eats

Feel the beat, feed the soul

Published on Wednesday, 4th March 2015

The City of Wanneroo's ever popular Global Beats & Eats will be bringing sounds and tastes from around the world alive when it returns to Liddell Park, Girrawheen on Saturday 11 April.

Warning sign

Residents urged to obey signs during feral animal control program

Published on Wednesday, 4th March 2015

Residents and visitors to the City's coastal foreshore reserves and Kinsale Park are asked to obey signage and stick to formalised access tracks – while feral animal control programs are undertaken.

Roadwise

Nominate now for Human Spirit Awards

Published on Tuesday, 3rd March 2015

The City of Wanneroo, together with WALGA's RoadWise Program, is calling for nominations for the Human Spirit Awards.

Two Rocks Coast

Two Rocks Coastal Management Community Information Session

Published on Tuesday, 3rd March 2015

An information session will be held to discuss the study on coastal processes and recommended coastal management of the area north of Two Rocks Marina undertaken by M P Rogers and Associates.

Koondoola community centre concept plan

New community and sporting building projects commence

Published on Tuesday, 3rd March 2015

Work has officially commenced on the Koondoola Community Centre and Kingsway baseball/softball club rooms, as the City continues to upgrade and improve community and sporting facilities for residents.

Civic Centre

City welcomes report findings

Published on Friday, 27th February 2015

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed recommendations tabled in state parliament by the Honourable Tony Simpson MLA, Minister for Local Government which examined procurement practices.

Recoding

Significant step forward in recoding process

Published on Tuesday, 24th February 2015

On Tuesday 3 February, the City of Wanneroo Council adopted a draft scheme amendment for the Wanneroo and Girrawheen-Koondoola housing precincts.

Fire ban

Hot Works Ban City of Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 24th February 2015

A Hot Works ban has been declared for the City of Wanneroo from 9am Tuesday 24th of February 2015 until 6pm 24th of February 2015 for the whole of the City of Wanneroo.

Kingsway playground

Kingsway playground gets a facelift

Published on Monday, 23rd February 2015

New playground equipment is being installed at Kingsway regional sporting complex as part of the City of Wanneroo's 2014/2015 park asset renewal program.

Rezoning information

East Wanneroo rezoning requires State Government clarification

Published on Friday, 20th February 2015

The City of Wanneroo is awaiting clarification on the timing of key physical infrastructure including water supply, sewerage, power, gas, communications and transport from State Government agencies.

Resource lounge

New Yanchep Resource Lounge provides local benefits

Published on Monday, 16th February 2015

The opening of the new Yanchep Business and Community Resource Lounge will provide Yanchep businesses & community groups with access to local support services, facilities and networking opportunities

Writing your Memoirs Books

Record your history with a personal memoir

Published on Friday, 13th February 2015

The City of Wanneroo is again offering budding authors and those with stories to tell the opportunity to attend a specially designed writing workshop.

Art Awards

Entries now open for City's 2015 Art Awards

Published on Wednesday, 11th February 2015

Artists from across Western Australia are invited to enter the City of Wanneroo Art Awards and be in the running for a share in $16,800 in prize money.

Lita logo

Hollywood comes to Wanneroo

Published on Wednesday, 11th February 2015

Hundreds of attendees enjoyed the best of summer with outdoor movies and picnic dinners during the first week of the Live in the Amphitheatre presented by Telstra Store Wanneroo.

City of Wanneroo Building

Notice of change of venue for Ordinary Council meetings

Published on Wednesday, 11th February 2015

Notice of change of venue - ordinary council meetings on tour

Retro Rewind image.

It's time to unwind at Retro Rewind

Published on Monday, 9th February 2015

Back by popular demand, Retro Rewind returns to Yanchep National Park on Saturday, 7 March 2015 to celebrate all things retro from music to vintage hot rods.

Bushfire image

Mayor thanks fire services and community for support

Published on Thursday, 5th February 2015

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts extended her thanks to emergency service personnel and volunteers for their efforts in fighting the latest fire which threatened homes in the north of the City.

Fire crews

Total Fire Ban 4th Feb - end of 8th Feb 2015

Published on Thursday, 5th February 2015

There is currently a total fire ban from 5pm, 4th February to 11:59pm, 8th February 2015.

Hot works ban

Hot Works Ban City of Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 27th January 2015

A Harvest, Vehicle Movement and Hot Works Ban has been issued for the City of Wanneroo.

Australian Citizenship

City Australia Day citizenship ceremony nation's biggest

Published on Friday, 23rd January 2015

For the second year in a row, the City of Wanneroo will host Australia's largest citizenship ceremony, with more than 600 residents from 55 countries set to become new citizens on the iconic day.

Community meeting

Recovery information for residents in bushfire-affected areas

Published on Wednesday, 14th January 2015

The City of Wanneroo will host a community bushfire forum for its residents who have been affected by the bushfire that started in Bullsbrook on Saturday, 10 January.

Fire crews

City thanks fire services and community for support

Published on Tuesday, 13th January 2015

City of Wanneroo Acting Mayor Dot Newton thanked the many volunteers who worked tirelessly over the last few days.

Health direct logo

Advice for residents in bushfire affected areas

Published on Monday, 12th January 2015

Residents in bushfire affected areas are urged to contact Healthdirect if they have any heat related medical concerns.

Live in the Amphitheatre logo

Summer outdoor cinema series returns in 2015

Published on Friday, 9th January 2015

Nothing says Australian summer like a trip to the outdoor cinema. You can enjoy the experience for free thanks to the City of Wanneroo's Live in the Amphitheatre presented by Telstra Store Wanneroo.

Fire ban

Hot works and machinery ban in the City of Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 29th December 2014

A hot works and machinery ban will be in place from 09:00hrs Tuesday the 30 of December 2014 until 18:00hrs Tuesday the 30 of December 2014 for the whole of the City of Wanneroo.

Drawing Rooms image

Experience art in a brand new way

Published on Tuesday, 23rd December 2014

Residents have the opportunity to actively engage with exhibits at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre thanks to an exciting new initiative called Drawing Rooms.

Dewars Track

Off-road users reminded to keep safe this festive season

Published on Friday, 19th December 2014

With anticipated increased holiday use, motorists using Dewars Track in Two Rocks are urged to respect the area's residents and use the track responsibly so they can return home safely.

Ward Boundary Review

Public feedback sought for ward boundary review

Published on Wednesday, 17th December 2014

Residents are urged to provide feedback and input into the recently advertised Ward Boundary and Elected Member Representation Review discussion paper.

ecu health centre opening

ECU Health Centre – a win for the Wanneroo community

Published on Thursday, 11th December 2014

This week marked the official opening of the ECU Health Centre in Wanneroo.

Survey picture

Residents satisfied with City service

Published on Wednesday, 10th December 2014

Growing satisfaction with community safety and security is helping make City of Wanneroo residents happy with where they live.

Festival of the trees

Festival of the Trees

Published on Wednesday, 10th December 2014

Schools from throughout the City of Wanneroo have been getting into the Christmas spirit by participating in the City's Festival of the Trees.

Coir matting

Residents asked to report suspicious behaviour

Published on Tuesday, 9th December 2014

Following recent acts of vandalism at the newly opened Brazier Road, Yanchep, residents are being asked to be vigilant and inform police if they witness any suspicious behaviour.

your move

City to become home to innovative physical activity program

Published on Tuesday, 9th December 2014

The ground-breaking Your Move program, which aims to decrease traffic congestion and promote physical activity, will be delivered in the City of Wanneroo next year.

Surf Life Saving WA logo

Be BeachSAFE with Surf Life Saving WA

Published on Monday, 8th December 2014

A suite of BeachSAFE programs are being offered to all schools within the City, teaching students the safest places to swim this summer and how to be BeachSAFE.

Image of Wanneroo school 1933

Community History Awards

Published on Wednesday, 3rd December 2014

Applications are now open for the 2015 Community History Awards, a competition run by the Wanneroo Regional Museum to encourage research into the history and heritage of the City of Wanneroo.

Carol Strauss with Ashdale Secondary College students

Mayor congratulates top educators

Published on Tuesday, 2nd December 2014

Ashdale Secondary College principal Carol Strauss and science teacher Mia Lennox have been named WA Secondary School Leader of the Year and WA Beginning Teacher of the Year respectively at the WA Education Awards 2014.

Bushfire image

Prohibited Burning Period

Published on Monday, 1st December 2014

All open fires are now prohibited between 1 December 2014 to 31 March 2015.

Image of books.

Change of opening hours at Yanchep/Two Rocks Library

Published on Friday, 28th November 2014

In response to how the community use library facilities, Yanchep/Two Rocks Library will extend its Saturday opening hours until 1pm.

Mayor's Christmas appeal

2014 Mayor's Christmas Appeal

Published on Wednesday, 26th November 2014

The City of Wanneroo Mayor's Christmas Appeal is in full swing, with Mayor Tracey Roberts collecting donations from Marangaroo Primary School last week.

Road safety

Mayor calls on government to make City road safe

Published on Tuesday, 25th November 2014

A dangerous section of Wanneroo Road in Nowergup can no longer be ignored by the State government, thanks to City residents who took part in the RAC's Risky Roads campaign.

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Barrows of books

Published on Thursday, 20th November 2014

Something is happening in the Wanneroo Town Centre – barrows of books and herbs. If the rumours on the street are right, it is something we are going to see more frequently.

Water Association Awards

Wanneroo recognised for conservation of water

Published on Tuesday, 18th November 2014

The City of Wanneroo is one of only two local governments announced as a finalist in the 2014 State Australian Water Association Awards.

City of Wanneroo presents concert

Wanneroo concert biggest ever

Published on Thursday, 13th November 2014

The largest turnout of the City of Wanneroo Presents concert series – 13,000 residents and their guests – enjoyed City of Wanneroo Presents: Eskimo Joe at Wanneroo Showgrounds on Saturday night.

Brazier Road open

Road works boost to benefit residents ahead of schedule

Published on Wednesday, 12th November 2014

The second stage of realignment works at Brazier Road, next to Yanchep Lagoon are now complete, a month ahead of schedule.

Australia Day Award

Time running out to nominate for Australia Day Award

Published on Tuesday, 11th November 2014

The deadline to nominate hard working and dedicated members of the City of Wanneroo community for an Australia Day Award is approaching.

Mayor Tracey Roberts at Quinns Beach

Quinns Beach open for summer

Published on Thursday, 6th November 2014

The Quinns Beach immediate coastal protection works are now complete and beach areas north and south of the groyne have reopened to the public.

Early childhood policy launch

Inaugural early childhood policy and strategy launched

Published on Wednesday, 5th November 2014

With the support of specialist early childhood agencies, the City of Wanneroo has developed its first Early Childhood Policy and Strategy to support children in their first eight years of life.

Wanneroo councillor in the running for national accolade

Wanneroo councillor in the running for national accolade

Published on Monday, 3rd November 2014

Councillor Anh Truong's radio program, Lac Viet Radio, on 89.7 Twin Cities FM has been named as a finalist in the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) Awards.

Firebreaks

Firebreak reminder

Published on Monday, 3rd November 2014

Summer is just around the corner and with it comes an increased risk of bushfires. Firebreaks are a simple way to help protect your family and property from fire.

Race in Your Rates 2014

$4000 holiday for racing in rates

Published on Monday, 3rd November 2014

Christopher and Alison Perkins from Hocking have won a dream holiday for paying their rates on time in the City of Wanneroo's annual Race in Your Rates incentive.

Hocking school poppies

Poppies galore

Published on Friday, 31st October 2014

Visitors to the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre will notice a magnificent display of poppies, which were handmade by members of the community and students from Hocking Primary School.

Dogs Breakfast 2014

Dogs' day out no dog's breakfast

Published on Thursday, 30th October 2014

Not even rain could stop thousands of Western Australians attending Sunday's Dogs Breakfast presented by ADVANCE at Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex.

Dog and cat registration

Registration reminder

Published on Monday, 27th October 2014

Dog and cat owners should make sure their pet's annual registration is renewed by 1 November.

Charity golf day 2014

Schools share in $41,000

Published on Friday, 24th October 2014

A generous $41,000 was raised for YouthCARE Chaplaincy Services at the City of Wanneroo's annual Charity Golf Day.

Civic Centre

Notice of Council Meetings for 2015

Published on Friday, 24th October 2014

Notice is given of the following Elected Members’ Briefing Sessions and Ordinary Council Meetings for the City of Wanneroo.

Mayor Roberts new website

Online customer service centre makes life easier for residents

Published on Wednesday, 22nd October 2014

The City of Wanneroo launched its brand new online customer service centre boasting a range of new and improved features to help residents when accessing services and information.

5000 Poppies

5000 Poppies

Published on Wednesday, 22nd October 2014

The Wanneroo Regional Museum will be blooming with poppies from mid-next week, as part of a nationwide Anzac commemorative project.

Yanchep clubs

Good news for Yanchep Clubs

Published on Wednesday, 15th October 2014

Yanchep sporting clubs will not be asked to contribute funds for the extension of the Oldham Park change rooms following a decision by Wanneroo Council.

Civic Centre

Shining the spotlight on City concerns

Published on Wednesday, 15th October 2014

New transport links and employment opportunities will be some of the issues discussed when Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts and other City of Wanneroo attend an event in Adelaide.

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