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Community Funding Program - October 2018

Published on Thursday, 26th July 2018

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

Firebreaks

New date for Firebreaks

Published on Tuesday, 18th September 2018

Land owners in the City of Wanneroo have been advised that firebreaks must be cleared by 1 November, noting the date has been brought forward by two weeks.

Children playing sport

Spring holiday fun in the City

Published on Wednesday, 12th September 2018

There’s no chance of boredom these school holidays, thanks to the City of Wanneroo’s spring school holiday program!

Mayor Tracey Roberts with TRYCAN chairwoman Pam Annesley (left) and vice-chairwoman Angie Beck (centre).

Mary Lindsay Homestead: from coastal home to community culture hub

Published on Tuesday, 11th September 2018

The transformation of Mary Lindsay Homestead into a community arts and culture hub will be celebrated with a community event on Friday 14 September.

Marangaroo Golf Course

City invites expressions of interest for golf course revamps

Published on Monday, 3rd September 2018

The City of Wanneroo’s golf courses at Carramar and Marangaroo have been earmarked for upgrades.

Jungle Giants band shot

City of Wanneroo Presents: The Jungle Giants

Published on Monday, 3rd September 2018

Wanneroo Showgrounds will come alive on 3 November with the electric energy and indie-rock sounds of Australian act, The Jungle Giants, headliners for this year’s City of Wanneroo Presents Concert.

Road works

Marmion Avenue Dualling set to begin

Published on Friday, 31st August 2018

Work is set to begin on the first stage of the Marmion Avenue Dualling Project next month.

It's All About Play logo

Together We Play celebrates City’s children

Published on Friday, 31st August 2018

The City of Wanneroo is launching a colourful community book celebrating local families who have embraced the It’s All About Play program.

People outside their garage sale

Garage Sale Trail returns to Wanneroo

Published on Wednesday, 29th August 2018

Registrations are now open for the 2018 Garage Sale Trail.

Two pet rabbits

Rabbit vaccination (RHDV)

Published on Thursday, 23rd August 2018

Residents are reminded to vaccinate their pet rabbits against Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) ahead of a targeted release this spring.

Beautiful shell

'Treasured' in Wanneroo

Published on Thursday, 23rd August 2018

Be swept away by the City of Wanneroo’s latest exhibition in the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre Gallery, celebrating the spirit of curiosity and the act of discovery.

City of Wanneroo Ranger

Children’s safety a key priority: Rangers take safety to schools

Published on Wednesday, 22nd August 2018

The City of Wanneroo is working with local schools to address traffic flow and parking issues.

Child reading book at a library

Wanneroo Library trials Sunday trading

Published on Wednesday, 22nd August 2018

The Wanneroo Library will open its doors to the public on Sundays during a six month trial starting in October.

Beach

Action plan endorsed to manage coastal erosion

Published on Wednesday, 22nd August 2018

A plan for the future erosion management of the City of Wanneroo’s 32 kilometres of coastline has been endorsed by Council.

Wanneroo Aquamotion

Aquamotion facilities to temporarily close for repairs

Published on Tuesday, 21st August 2018

Wanneroo Aquamotion’s lap pool, leisure pool, outdoor pool, sauna, spa and splash pad will close for tiling repair works from Monday 3 September 2018 to Sunday 30 December 2018.

City of Wanneroo Civic Centre

Public Notice: Report of Review of City of Wanneroo District Planning Scheme No. 2

Published on Tuesday, 21st August 2018

The following public notice is published pursuant to Regulation 67(2)(a) of the Planning and Development (Local Planning Schemes) Regulations 2015.

Model ship

Children’s Book Week 2018: Find Your Treasure

Published on Tuesday, 21st August 2018

Revel in the wonder of stories old and new, real and imagined, as the City of Wanneroo celebrates Children’s Book Week.

Spring Activities 2017

Spring into Nature and connect with your community

Published on Wednesday, 15th August 2018

While Perth is on track to record the wettest winter in recent years, spring is just a matter of weeks away, coinciding with the City of Wanneroo’s annual Spring Conservation Activities.

Young child on computer

Parenting Workshops

Published on Tuesday, 14th August 2018

The City of Wanneroo will deliver a series of free workshops for parents and carers, covering a range of practical and current topics.

Blink of an Eye logo

Blink of an eye; a community event

Published on Wednesday, 1st August 2018

Australia may be the lucky country, but there are currently more than 105,200 people who are homeless across the nation.

Community event

Community Funding Program opening soon

Published on Monday, 30th July 2018

Each year, the City of Wanneroo’s Community Funding Program offers community groups, organisations and clubs the chance to secure financial support for their projects, activities and events.

Pioneers Luncheon 2018

Celebrating our pioneering past

Published on Wednesday, 25th July 2018

People who have dedicated more than half a century of their lives to the progress of the Wanneroo community were honoured at the City of Wanneroo Pioneers Luncheon.

Stem Logo

STEM Club at Alkimos Pop-Up Library: Finding the fun in science

Published on Friday, 20th July 2018

Young budding scientists can try their hand at exciting experiments and building real robots by joining STEM Club at the City of Wanneroo’s Alkimos pop-up library.

City of Wanneroo Civic Centre

Register for convenient e-Rates

Published on Thursday, 19th July 2018

The City of Wanneroo is providing residents with the option to receive their rates notice by email.

Children playing football

City of Wanneroo seeks to benefit from campaign for Federal funds

Published on Thursday, 12th July 2018

A bold campaign to attract federal funding to develop and build major outer Metropolitan sporting precincts was officially launched on Wednesday 11 July.

Mayor Tracey Roberts and staff

City celebrates 10 year partnership with Act-Belong-Commit

Published on Thursday, 12th July 2018

The City of Wanneroo was recognised for its 10 year commitment to Act-Belong-Commit at a partnership celebration hosted by Mentally Healthy WA.

Civic Centre

City reveals key projects for coming year

Published on Tuesday, 10th July 2018

Highlights of the City of Wanneroo’s budget for 2018/2019.

Train at train station

City welcomes METRONET Yanchep rail announcement

Published on Tuesday, 10th July 2018

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts has welcomed METRONET’S announcement that the Yanchep Rail Extension project can progress to the next phase.

Emergency Services Volunteers 2018

City recognises emergency services volunteers

Published on Tuesday, 3rd July 2018

Local emergency services volunteers were recognised for their service to the community and their units at the 2018 City of Wanneroo Emergency Services Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on Friday, 29 June at the Wanneroo Civic Centre.

Young people

Hello from Hainsworth

Published on Tuesday, 3rd July 2018

The Hainsworth Centre in Girrawheen will open its doors for a Family Open Day during the July school holidays, where visitors can find out about the many activities and programs available at the centre.

Leesa Padget with artwork

The winner of the People’s Choice Award in the City of Wanneroo’s 2018 Community Art Awards and Exhibition is Leesa Padget.

Published on Friday, 29th June 2018

Leesa will take home a prize of $600 for her mixed media piece, titled Riches Beyond Your Wildest Dreams.

City of Wanneroo Building

Budget to deliver stronger community connections

Published on Wednesday, 27th June 2018

The City of Wanneroo has announced a $67 million allocation for capital works throughout 2018/19.

Homespun

Weave your way into Narrative Threads and Homespun

Published on Monday, 25th June 2018

Collectors, migrants and explorers of everyday life and domestic traditions are drawn together in the latest exhibition at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre.

Quinns Coastal Works

Quinns Beach Coastal Management Works on track

Published on Friday, 15th June 2018

Residents in Quinns Rocks and neighbouring coastal suburbs will soon benefit from an additional erosion buffer.

Kingsway CCTV

Safety boost for Kingsway

Published on Friday, 15th June 2018

Security has been stepped up at Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex, with the new CCTV system now switched on.

Students from Alinjarra Primary School.

Students get a glimpse behind the City scenes

Published on Thursday, 14th June 2018

Wanneroo Civic Centre recently welcomed 48 visitors from Alinjarra Primary School.

Presenters at Job Summit.

City of Wanneroo engages industry leaders to help bring 100,000 jobs to the table

Published on Thursday, 14th June 2018

The City of Wanneroo’s 2018 Job Summit put some of the country’s best decision makers and industry leaders in one room to define a clear vision for jobs growth in the region.

Curtin Ignition scholarships

Call-out to entrepreneurs for City of Wanneroo’s Curtin Ignition Scholarships

Published on Wednesday, 13th June 2018

Residents in the City of Wanneroo with an innovative business idea are encouraged to apply for a Curtin Ignition scholarship.

Kangaroos

Kangaroo population in residential area addressed

Published on Monday, 11th June 2018

The City has been working with concerned residents, the Dept of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions and the Northern Valley Wildlife Service to consider the relocation of kangaroos.

Chimney emitting smoke.

Wood smoke information

Published on Monday, 11th June 2018

Information for residents on smoke from wood heaters, and impacts it may have on health.

Trees planted

Green your neighbourhood with community planting

Published on Friday, 25th May 2018

Local residents can play their part in greening the City of Wanneroo with the upcoming winter community planting events.

People gardening

Libraries lead the way with Sustainability Series

Published on Monday, 21st May 2018

Conservation and environmental issues will be the focus of a Sustainability Series in City of Wanneroo libraries over the next two months.

scrap metal

Recycling Facility to take on scrap metal

Published on Monday, 21st May 2018

The City of Wanneroo is making it easier for residents to recycle their waste.

Group of volunteers

Let’s hear it for volunteers! National Volunteer Week 2018

Published on Friday, 18th May 2018

The generous contributions of volunteers across the City of Wanneroo, and across Australia, will be in the spotlight next week, as the City celebrates National Volunteer Week.

Carbon Monoxide Danger

Carbon monoxide safety

Published on Thursday, 17th May 2018

With the cold weather around the corner the City is reminding residents of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.

Mayor Roberts and Art Award winner

Winners of the 2018 City of Wanneroo Community Art Awards and Exhibition

Published on Tuesday, 15th May 2018

Christopher Canato has been named the overall winner of the 2018 City of Wanneroo Community Art Awards and Exhibition, taking home the grand prize of $7,500 for his untitled digital photograph.

Bushfire

Ready and aware: vital information now available in multiple languages

Published on Tuesday, 15th May 2018

Vital fire and burning information is now accessible for more people, with the City of Wanneroo translating an informative brochure into six different languages.

City of Wanneroo waste truck

Have your say on the City’s waste services

Published on Tuesday, 15th May 2018

The City of Wanneroo invites residents to take part in a community survey to help inform future Council decisions on waste services.

Civic Centre at night time

Proposed Differential Rates for 2018-2019

Published on Friday, 11th May 2018

The City of Wanneroo's proposed Differential Rates for 2018-2019 are now available for public comment.

Wanneroo Town Centre

Vibrant ‘main street’ for Wanneroo Town Centre

Published on Thursday, 10th May 2018

The revitalisation of the Wanneroo Town Centre is set to continue with Council approving the connection of Rocca Way and Conlan Avenue.

Wanneroo Aquamotion

Wanneroo Aquamotion - Temporary closure of indoor lap and leisure pools

Published on Thursday, 3rd May 2018

Temporary closure of indoor lap and leisure pools at Wanneroo Aquamotion.

Image of Cockman House

City’s oldest remaining residence, open for visitors

Published on Tuesday, 1st May 2018

The City of Wanneroo’s oldest remaining residence, Cockman House, opens its doors to heritage loving visitors every Sunday afternoon.

Koondoola Peace Park

Koondoola Peace Park offers a Place for Commemoration and Reflection

Published on Monday, 30th April 2018

The City of Wanneroo is now home to a lasting tribute to those who served in the Vietnam War, with the Peace Park at Koondoola Park, 90 Koondoola Avenue.

Road works

Closure of roundabout - Marmion Avenue/Hester Avenue for road resurfacing

Published on Thursday, 26th April 2018

Roads approaching the Marmion Ave/Hester Ave roundabout will be closed in the evenings from 9pm to 5am - Monday 30 April through to Thursday 3 May 2018.

Group of people at workshop

Free workshops for community groups

Published on Tuesday, 24th April 2018

A series of free workshops and resources are available to help enhance the knowledge and skills of community groups and clubs in the City of Wanneroo.

Fire danger rating signs

Fire Warning Signs

Published on Monday, 23rd April 2018

Residents can be sure they are receiving the most up-to-date information during emergencies, with the replacement program of the City of Wanneroo’s eight fire danger rating signs now complete.

Buckingham House

Australian Heritage Festival celebrations

Published on Friday, 20th April 2018

Come and visit one of Wanneroo’s historic gems for an afternoon of hands-on heritage fun as part of the 2018 Australian Heritage Festival.

City of Wanneroo Ranger

City steps up community safety

Published on Tuesday, 17th April 2018

Technology is being used by the City of Wanneroo to increase community safety and security.

Girl playing netball

Parking Update - Kingsway Netball

Published on Monday, 16th April 2018

Works to control parking along Hartman Drive on the western verge adjacent to Kingsway Sporting Complex have been completed.

Labour at Freeway

City of Wanneroo welcomes Bill Shorten’s $108m Romeo Road pledge

Published on Wednesday, 11th April 2018

The City of Wanneroo has applauded today’s announcement by Federal Labor Leader Bill Shorten of a $108 million funding commitment for the extension of the Mitchell Freeway if Labor are successful at the next election.

Teenagers shopping

Youth Week celebrations in the City

Published on Wednesday, 11th April 2018

Come join in the Youth Week celebrations at the City of Wanneroo’s Youth Market and free community event at the Girrawheen Hub on Saturday 21 April.

School holidays

Jam-packed school holiday fun

Published on Tuesday, 10th April 2018

Keep the children entertained these holidays by signing up to the City of Wanneroo’s April School Holiday Program.

Swimming pool

Recall of non-compliant swimming pool gate latches

Published on Monday, 9th April 2018

A voluntary recall is underway of unsafe components of gate latches for swimming pool fences which can cause the gate to be locked in an open position, posing a potential drowning risk for children.

Cartoon of people enjoying a BBQ

Know Your Neighbour – create a friendlier and safer neighbourhood!

Published on Thursday, 5th April 2018

Turn strangers into neighbours and streets into neighbourhoods

An Easter blessing for road safety

Published on Wednesday, 4th April 2018

The City of Wanneroo’s annual Blessing of the Roads ceremony was held to highlight the importance of road safety during the Easter holiday period.

Web wise workshop

Get tech savvy at City Libraries

Published on Tuesday, 3rd April 2018

Would you like to learn how to use a computer? Have you recently purchased an iPad?

Teachers at education expo

Education on Show

Published on Thursday, 29th March 2018

Teachers and early educators from schools and day cares across the City of Wanneroo have discovered the many education programs and services the City offers.

Liam re-inventor

Seeking young re-inventors

Published on Tuesday, 27th March 2018

The City of Wanneroo is calling on all young people with a creative mind and a passion for sustainability to be a re-inventor!

Scribbler's Festival image

Calling all children to join the hunt for the Golden Feather

Published on Tuesday, 27th March 2018

The City of Wanneroo is proud to be part of the inaugural Scribblers Festival, a new Children's Literature Festival taking place from 9-13 May 2018.

Yanchep Active Open Space

Yanchep Active Open Space to officially open

Published on Tuesday, 20th March 2018

The sound of whistles can be heard, the smell of turf is in the air and the floodlights have been switched on - the eagerly awaited Yanchep Active Open Space is now ready to be enjoyed.

Woman on beach writing memoirs

Capturing the history of Alkimos through personal stories

Published on Tuesday, 20th March 2018

The City of Wanneroo along with Lendlease, the developers of Alkimos Beach and its new ‘sister community’ Alkimos Vista, are working together to capture the community history of Alkimos.

Global Beats and Eats 2018

Crowd wowed by Beats & Eats 2018

Published on Tuesday, 20th March 2018

More than 8,000 poured into Paloma Park in Marangaroo on Saturday to join in the cultural festivities at the City of Wanneroo’s annual Global Beats & Eats event.

RAP Group 2017

Connecting communities and restoring relationships

Published on Thursday, 15th March 2018

The City of Wanneroo has a newly elected Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Working Group to support the reconciliation process.

Cars in traffic

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange - Information Displays March 2018

Published on Tuesday, 13th March 2018

Design and development activities are well underway for the Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Interchange, one of three congestion-busting projects planned for Perth’s northern corridor.

Harmony Week poster

City celebrations during Harmony Week

Published on Monday, 12th March 2018

The City of Wanneroo is celebrating Harmony Week with exciting events designed to promote multiculturalism and encourage inclusiveness and respect within the community.

Blessing of the roads

City calls for Human Spirit Award nominations and appeals to all road users for road safety

Published on Monday, 12th March 2018

The City of Wanneroo will host a special ceremony to highlight the importance of safety for all road users.

Caravan checks

Caravan and Trailer Safety Checks

Published on Wednesday, 7th March 2018

The City of Wanneroo will once again be hosting free caravan and trailer checks.

Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club

Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club set to officially open

Published on Wednesday, 7th March 2018

Surf life savers and beachgoers are gearing up to celebrate the opening of the Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club this weekend.

E waste collected

30T of waste diverted from landfill thanks to drop-off event

Published on Tuesday, 27th February 2018

Residents from almost all suburbs across the City of Wanneroo de-stashed their trash at the City’s recent community drop-off event.

Queen's Baton Relay

Queen’s Baton Relay

Published on Thursday, 22nd February 2018

It’s just a matter of days until the Queen’s Baton Relay arrives in the City of Wanneroo!

Global Beats and Eats 2018

Feel the Beat, Feed the Soul with Global Beats & Eats 2018

Published on Friday, 16th February 2018

Music and foodie lovers will be treated to sounds and tastes from around the world, at the City of Wanneroo’s Global Beats & Eats event on Saturday 17 March 2018 at Paloma Park in Marangaroo.

Beach access restored at Two Rocks

Beach access restored at Two Rocks

Published on Wednesday, 14th February 2018

Two Rocks residents will welcome restored beach access from Sovereign Drive with the completion of a new staircase.

Queen's Baton Relay

Countdown to Queen’s Baton Relay

Published on Tuesday, 13th February 2018

There are less than two weeks until the Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay comes to the City of Wanneroo.

Health and Wellness

Wellness in Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 13th February 2018

Local libraries are helping residents take positive steps towards improving health and wellbeing with an upcoming Wellness Series.

Civic Centre at night time

City of Wanneroo Annual Report 2016/17

Published on Friday, 9th February 2018

The City's Annual Report 2016/17 was presented at the Annual General Meeting held on 30 January 2018.

Wanneroo Aquamotion

Stage 1 Expressions of Interest: Kiosk/Complimentary Tenancy within Wanneroo Aquamotion

Published on Friday, 9th February 2018

The City of Wanneroo is seeking initial Expressions of Interest from parties interested in operating a space which is currently used as a kiosk.

Northern Perspectives

Young artists set to shine in Northern Perspectives

Published on Wednesday, 7th February 2018

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

Yanchep Two Rocks signs

New local tourist drive showcases the best of Yanchep and Two Rocks

Published on Tuesday, 6th February 2018

A new tourist drive has been launched in Yanchep and Two Rocks to highlight the tourist attractions and points of interest in the region and draw motorists into the area from Wanneroo Road and Marmion Avenue.

Child getting vaccine

Meningococcal Vaccine now available at City of Wanneroo Immunisation Clinics

Published on Monday, 5th February 2018

Residents with children aged one to four years will now be able to access the meningococcal ACWY vaccine for free at City of Wanneroo immunisation clinics.

Warning sign

Residents urged to exercise caution during feral animal control program

Published on Monday, 5th February 2018

Residents are being urged to obey signage and use formalised access tracks while feral animal control programs take place in various reserves throughout the City of Wanneroo.

Hand holding a pen signing document.

Change of location for JP Signing service

Published on Friday, 2nd February 2018

JP signing will now take place at the Wanneroo Library on Rocca Way, Wanneroo.

works commence on road widening

Proposed temporary road closure – Wanneroo Road / Carramar Road intersection

Published on Friday, 2nd February 2018

Information on proposed temporary closure of Carramar Road intersection with Wanneroo Road from early March to early April 2018.

Wanneroo Regional Museum

100,000 visitors and counting

Published on Tuesday, 30th January 2018

Wanneroo Regional Museum has notched up an impressive milestone, welcoming more than 100,000 visitors through its doors.

Community funding

Find out how funding can help your community group today

Published on Tuesday, 30th January 2018

Does your community group or organisation qualify for the City of Wanneroo’s Community Funding Program?

Australia day 2018

City of Wanneroo hosts the state’s largest citizenship ceremony

Published on Monday, 29th January 2018

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed 600 residents from 44 different countries, at WA’s largest Australia Day citizenship ceremony.

Cockman house veggie growers

Fine pickings at Cockman House

Published on Thursday, 25th January 2018

The hard work of the Cockman House Veggie Growers has paid off after taking out multiple placings at the 2017 Wanneroo Show.

Art Awards

Community Art Awards 2018

Published on Wednesday, 24th January 2018

It is almost time for art enthusiasts to get their entries in for the City of Wanneroo’s 2018 Community Art Awards.

Civic Centre

Wanneroo City Centre premises available for businesses

Published on Tuesday, 23rd January 2018

The City of Wanneroo is seeking expressions of interest from organisations wishing to secure one of three available premises in the heart of Wanneroo.

Lake Goollelal

Midge treatment – Lake Goollelal

Published on Tuesday, 16th January 2018

Treatment will be carried out at Lake Goollelal on Wednesday and Thursday (17 and 18 January 2018), weather permitting.

Tyres

De-stash your trash

Published on Thursday, 11th January 2018

Still inundated with cardboard boxes and polystyrene packaging from Christmas? Is it time to clean out your wardrobe or linen cupboard? Are you ready to cull your collection of obsolete technology?

Community event

Community Funding Program - March 2018

Published on Friday, 5th January 2018

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

Start up business

Expression of Interest (EOI) for Business Incubator at Girrawheen Hub

Published on Wednesday, 20th December 2017

The City is seeking Expressions of Interest submissions from start-up or early stage businesses (0-1 years in operation) that are looking for a commercial tenancy opportunity at the Girrawheen Hub.

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Expression of Interest for lease of office space at Wanneroo Civic Centre

Published on Tuesday, 19th December 2017

The City of Wanneroo is seeking initial Expressions of Interest (EOI) from parties interested in occupying vacant areas within the Wanneroo Civic Centre, located at 23 Dundebar Road, Wanneroo.

Christmas in wanneroo

Festive season opening hours - 2017

Published on Friday, 15th December 2017

The City of Wanneroo will be maintaining core services during the Christmas and New Year period.

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Information from Dept of Health - Shellfish and fishing warning for Mindarie Marina

Published on Friday, 15th December 2017

The Department of Health is advising people not to eat fish, crabs or shellfish collected from Mindarie Marina after recent testing confirmed potentially toxic microscopic algae at elevated levels.

works commence on road widening

Wanneroo Road Widening - Joondalup Drive to Flynn Drive. December 2017 Newsletter.

Published on Thursday, 14th December 2017

Site establishment and preliminary construction activity is underway for the Wanneroo Road Widening project between Joondalup Drive and Flynn Drive.

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Beach driving blitz to continue

Published on Wednesday, 13th December 2017

The City of Wanneroo’s blitz against driving on beaches will be stepped up over summer to help protect families enjoying our coastline.

PHIAA Awards 2017

City wins Best in WA for kids’ support

Published on Tuesday, 12th December 2017

The City of Wanneroo was recently announced as the best local government in Western Australia for creating environments that protect and support the health of children.

Inspire Locals

City Helps Fund Community Activities

Published on Tuesday, 12th December 2017

More than $50,000 has been allocated to community groups for events as diverse as an anniversary fun day at Two Rocks, to a brass band concert at Wanneroo.

Civic Centre

Notice of Annual Report & Annual General Meeting of Electors - 2017

Published on Monday, 11th December 2017

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

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Expansion of the Wanneroo Central Shopping Centre

Published on Friday, 1st December 2017

Construction has commenced on the expansion of the Wanneroo Central Shopping Centre.

Christmas

Christmas in Wanneroo 2017

Published on Wednesday, 29th November 2017

Christmas cheer will be abundant across the City of Wanneroo throughout December, with several community Christmas celebration events.

football

Oval extension for Edgar Griffiths Park

Published on Tuesday, 28th November 2017

Work will begin this week on the extension of the AFL oval at Edgar Griffiths Park, Wanneroo.

Crowd of people with arms in air

Access and Inclusion Survey 2017/2018

Published on Tuesday, 28th November 2017

The City is conducting a survey to gather your views on how we can be more accessible and inclusive for those living with a disability and the multicultural community. Win a $150 grocery hamper!

Civic Centre

Expression of Interest for development & tenancy of vacant sites.

Published on Wednesday, 22nd November 2017

The City is seeking Expressions of Interest from community groups and not-for-profit organisations interested in developing and occupying all or part of community purpose sites.

Living Books

Disability Awareness Week in Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 21st November 2017

The City of Wanneroo will recognise Disability Awareness Week through a special story sharing session at the Wanneroo Library on Tuesday, 5 December.

waves crashing

Have your say on your coastline

Published on Monday, 20th November 2017

The City of Wanneroo is running a survey to capture how the community would like to see our changing coastline managed now and in the future, in response to sea-level rise and coastal erosion.

Family watching Queen's Baton Relay

Explore the City of Wanneroo street-level detail for the Gold Coast 2018 Queen's Baton Relay

Published on Friday, 17th November 2017

City of Wanneroo residents can begin planning their Queen’s Baton Relay experience with the street-level detail and community celebrations now available to explore.

Firebreaks

Prohibited Burning Period to begin 20 November

Published on Wednesday, 15th November 2017

The City of Wanneroo has varied its Prohibited Burning Period to start on Monday, 20 November 2017.

Lake Joondalup

Smart Cities funding awarded for key projects

Published on Tuesday, 14th November 2017

The City of Wanneroo has been successful in receiving valuable funding from the Federal Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program for two key projects.

City of Wanneroo Civic Centre

Election of Deputy Mayor - Notice of Results

Published on Monday, 13th November 2017

Notice of result of the Election of Deputy Mayor.

Anne Frank exhibition

The story of Anne Frank comes to Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 13th November 2017

The City of Wanneroo’s Gallery is set to host an exhibition that tells the fascinating story of Anne Frank; a Jewish girl who went into hiding during WWII to escape from the Nazi movement.

Birds of Tokyo

Concert a soaring success as Birds fly into the City

Published on Thursday, 9th November 2017

The City of Wanneroo Presents Concert saw Birds of Tokyo playing to a ‘sell-out’ crowd at the Wanneroo Showgrounds on Saturday night.

Road works

Public Information Session - Mirrabooka Avenue Dualling Works

Published on Wednesday, 8th November 2017

The City of Wanneroo is holding a Public Information Session on the proposed dualling of Mirrabooka Avenue, between Hepburn Avenue and Gnangara Road.

Wanneroo Community Centre

Expression of Interest for tenancy of Wanneroo Community Centre.

Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2017

The City is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from community groups/not-for-profit organisations interested in occupying a portion of the ground floor of the existing Wanneroo Community Centre.

Asbestos warning

Don't Play Renovation Roulette! Get to Know Asbestos This November

Published on Friday, 3rd November 2017

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

Access and Inclusion group of people

Community Workshop - Review of the Local Government Act 1995 City of Wanneroo

Published on Thursday, 2nd November 2017

The Dept of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is inviting residents/ratepayers to hear about the Local Government Act review & contribute ideas to help modernise local governments in WA.

Crowd of people with arms in air

Seeking volunteers to share their story during Disability Awareness Week.

Published on Monday, 30th October 2017

The City is calling out for volunteers who are interested in telling their personal story as either a person living with a disability or a carer of someone living with a disability.

Civic Centre

Notice of Change of Start Time - Ordinary Council Meeting Tue 5 Dec 2017

Published on Friday, 27th October 2017

Originally scheduled to commence at 7:00pm, will now commence at 5:30pm.

Civic Centre

Notice of Change of Date Electors Annual Meeting

Published on Friday, 27th October 2017

Scheduled to be held at 6:00pm, Tuesday 28 November 2017, now held at 5:30pm, Tuesday 30 January 2018.

Yanchep Lagoon

City seeks commercial developer to transform Yanchep Lagoon into tourist destination

Published on Thursday, 26th October 2017

The City of Wanneroo is seeking expressions of interest from commercial organisations, individuals or joint venture partners interested in developing the current site of the Old Yanchep Surf Club.

Children with a dog

Thousands of residents dig Dog’s Breakfast

Published on Wednesday, 25th October 2017

Once again, Dog’s Breakfast has proved to be very popular with thousands of locals turning out at Kingsway Sporting Complex to experience the doggy extravaganza.

Civic Centre at night time

City welcomes new and returning councillors

Published on Monday, 23rd October 2017

The City of Wanneroo will tonight welcome three new councillors and four re-elected councillors during a swearing in ceremony in the City’s Council Chambers.

Floodlights

City to revamp Edgar Griffiths Park

Published on Friday, 20th October 2017

The City of Wanneroo is to spend $2.6 million on a new sport amenities building, floodlighting and oval extension at Edgar Griffiths Park in Wanneroo.

Hands raised in the air

Call for Community Representatives

Published on Tuesday, 17th October 2017

The City of Wanneroo is calling for community members to nominate for one of its committees and working groups. Nominations must be received at the City of Wanneroo by 4pm Friday, 27 October 2017.

New pathways - Marangaroo Drive

Published on Wednesday, 11th October 2017

The City is upgrading the footpath on Marangaroo Drive between Templeton Crescent to Girrawheen Avenue.

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Mental Health Week WA 7-14 October

Published on Tuesday, 10th October 2017

This year’s theme for mental health week is; connect with nature, connect with community and connect with self for mental wellbeing.

Civic Centre

City puts cycle safety stickers on trucks

Published on Monday, 9th October 2017

In a WA local government first, the City of Wanneroo has fitted stickers on its trucks to educate drivers about cycle safety.

Playing cricket

City applies for community sporting and recreation funding

Published on Friday, 6th October 2017

Six sporting projects have been submitted by the City of Wanneroo for funding from the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

Cockman house

History conference hits Wanneroo

Published on Friday, 6th October 2017

History buffs from throughout Western Australia recently gathered at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre (WLCC) for the Royal Western Australian Historical Society’s annual conference.

Man using phone

Notice of IT Systems Outage - Saturday 7 to Sunday 8 October 2017

Published on Wednesday, 4th October 2017

As The City of Wanneroo prepares to open the new Civic Centre Extension in November there will be a final phase of IT systems relocation to enable the move.

Sunset over marina

Revamp for Two Rocks Marina

Published on Wednesday, 4th October 2017

Two Rocks Marina is set to receive a $6 million revamp to improve ageing infrastructure and prepare the facility for future needs of the City of Wanneroo community.

Civic Centre

City wins funding for Wanjoo Festival

Published on Wednesday, 4th October 2017

The City of Wanneroo has been awarded $19,500 towards its first ever Wanjoo Festival, to be held in Yanchep National Park in 2018.

Food Trucks

City extends food truck trial due to success

Published on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017

The City of Wanneroo Council has voted to extend the City’s food truck trial following the successful launch at the beginning of this year.

Civic Centre

City grants funding for community groups

Published on Tuesday, 3rd October 2017

Six community groups have received City of Wanneroo funding, including a $5,000 grant for a community radio station.

Quinns family fun day

Coastal community hub to officially open

Published on Monday, 2nd October 2017

Residents and community groups are celebrating the new Quinns Mindarie Community Centre which will officially be opened by Mayor Tracey Roberts on Saturday 7 October at a family fun day.

Image of books.

City’s Books-in-a-Bag program proves popular

Published on Friday, 29th September 2017

The City of Wanneroo has been supplying book kits to more than 70 book clubs under its Books-in-a-Bag program which allows users to borrow ten copies of the same book at one time.

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City in the running for economic development awards

Published on Wednesday, 27th September 2017

The City of Wanneroo is a finalist for two categories in the Economic Development Australia Awards 2017.

City of Wanneroo volunteers

Volunteers recognised for outstanding service to community

Published on Tuesday, 26th September 2017

Volunteers from the City of Wanneroo heritage and library services have been acknowledged with an appreciation dinner celebrating their hard work.

Magpie

Stay safe from swooping magpies this spring

Published on Thursday, 21st September 2017

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

Sporting group

City grants funding for sporting groups

Published on Thursday, 21st September 2017

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

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City of Wanneroo applies for Black Spot funding

Published on Wednesday, 20th September 2017

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

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Tax Help for Free

Published on Wednesday, 20th September 2017

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

Dog's Breakfast 2017

Dog’s Breakfast fun for families and fur babies

Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017

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

Speedway bike

City assists Speedway Motorcycle Club with funding application

Published on Tuesday, 19th September 2017

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

Water tap

City of Wanneroo commits to Waterwise Council Program

Published on Monday, 18th September 2017

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

Yanchep Free Pass

Free Yanchep Park passes launched for City of Wanneroo residents

Published on Friday, 8th September 2017

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

Birds of Tokyo

Birds of Tokyo set to soar at Wanneroo Presents

Published on Monday, 4th September 2017

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

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Meningococcal W Immunisation

Published on Wednesday, 30th August 2017

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

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

Published on Tuesday, 29th August 2017

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

Civic Centre

Local Government Ordinary Election - Call for Nominations

Published on Monday, 28th August 2017

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

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

Published on Friday, 25th August 2017

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

Book Week 2017

Book Week comes to the City with exciting events

Published on Thursday, 24th August 2017

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

Spring Activities 2017

Guided Walks, Workshops and Bush-Care Events.

Published on Wednesday, 23rd August 2017

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

Its all about play

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

Published on Friday, 18th August 2017

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

Australia day

Nominations for the 2018 Australia Day Awards are now open

Published on Thursday, 17th August 2017

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

Civic Centre

Local Government Ordinary Election Close of Enrolments

Published on Wednesday, 16th August 2017

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

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2017 Local Government Election Candidate Information Sessions

Published on Monday, 14th August 2017

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

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Scholarship a potential life changer for high school students

Published on Friday, 11th August 2017

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

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Braille signage added to playground

Published on Wednesday, 9th August 2017

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

Community Information Session

Nominations invited - Community reference groups for Wanneroo projects

Published on Monday, 7th August 2017

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

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Homelessness Week 7 - 13 August 2017.

Published on Friday, 4th August 2017

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

Community event

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

Published on Friday, 4th August 2017

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

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Yanchep National Park – Annual Pass Program

Published on Wednesday, 2nd August 2017

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

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SMS floodlight controls produce savings

Published on Tuesday, 1st August 2017

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

Mayor Tracey Roberts with Van Truong and Ainsley Brett-Matthewson

City of Wanneroo Curtin Ignition 2017 scholarship winners announced

Published on Monday, 31st July 2017

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

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Electronic waste collection day in the City of Wanneroo

Published on Thursday, 27th July 2017

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

We all sleep

‘We All Sleep’ artwork exhibition comes to Wanneroo

Published on Friday, 21st July 2017

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

Road works

Road Closure - Burns Beach Road westbound, Joondalup - 20 and 21 July 2017.

Published on Wednesday, 19th July 2017

Burns Beach Road westbound closure between the Mitchell Freeway on and off ramps.

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Plan now for Community Funding

Published on Tuesday, 18th July 2017

The City of Wanneroo Community Funding Program gives community groups, organisations and clubs the opportunity to access funds for community-driven projects, activities and events.

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In conversation with Tess Woods

Published on Monday, 17th July 2017

Booklovers are invited to an evening with an award-winning local author at the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre.

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Y Speak! Yanchep

Published on Thursday, 13th July 2017

The City of Wanneroo is inviting people of all ages who live, work, study or socialise in Yanchep to have their say regarding the needs and interests of local young people.

Two rocks beach access funding

Funding secured for Two Rocks beach access project

Published on Monday, 10th July 2017

State Government funding has been secured to enable the Two Rocks Beach Access Project to proceed to the design and construction phase.

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Congratulations Wanneroo residents on successfully making a move – your way!

Published on Monday, 10th July 2017

City of Wanneroo residents who were part of the Your Move Wanneroo program have been keeping up with their new lifestyle changes.

Road works

Road Closures - Hester Avenue / Wanneroo Road Intersection, Neerabup - Mon 10 and Tue 11 July

Published on Friday, 7th July 2017

Please be advised that due to inclement weather, scheduled road closures at the Hester Avenue/Wanneroo Road intersection, Neerabup have been rescheduled to Mon 10 and Tue 11 July (weather permitting).

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Registrations now open for Community Funding Information Sessions

Published on Thursday, 6th July 2017

Community Funding Information Sessions for the October 2017 round of community funding will be offered from 11 July to 2 August 2017

Mayor Tracey Roberts with emergency services volunteers (L-R) Mel Vaz, Rob Ross and Mathew Burke.

Volunteers recognised for emergency services excellence

Published on Friday, 30th June 2017

Local emergency services volunteers were recognised for their valuable service to the community and their units at the 2017 City of Wanneroo Emergency Services Volunteer Appreciation Dinner.

Civic Centre

City seeks Smart Cities funding for key community projects

Published on Friday, 30th June 2017

The City of Wanneroo will seek funding from the Federal Government’s Smart Cities and Suburbs Program for two key projects.

Road works

Road Closures - Hester Avenue / Wanneroo Road Intersection, Neerabup

Published on Friday, 30th June 2017

Road closures taking place from Monday 3 July to Wednesday 5 July as part of the Mitchell Freeway extension project.

Civic Centre

Sports facilities, road projects drive big capital works program

Published on Wednesday, 28th June 2017

The City of Wanneroo has unveiled a substantial $70.4 million capital works program in its 2017/18 budget while keeping the average residential rate rise to just 2.45 per cent.

People in kitchen

Families benefit from Jamie’s Ministry of Food Australia

Published on Tuesday, 27th June 2017

Parents from Girrawheen have enjoyed the opportunity to participate in Jamie’s Ministry of Food mobile cooking classes, thanks to support from the City of Wanneroo.

Janey Emery and artwork

Clarkson artist gets public vote

Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017

Artist Janey Emery was the overwhelming crowd favourite in the City of Wanneroo’s 2017 Community Art Awards and Exhibition, taking out the People’s Choice Award.

Civic Centre

Notice of Change of Time Ordinary Council Meeting - 27 June 2017

Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017

Change of time for Ordinary Council Meeting on 27 June 2017 from 7:00pm to 6:00pm.

Food Trucks

Food for thought with mobile vendors

Published on Tuesday, 20th June 2017

The City of Wanneroo is seeking feedback on local food trucks, that have been operating in various places in the community, under an initiative that may see mobile food vendors trading year round.

Trees

Street trees to green Wanneroo

Published on Friday, 16th June 2017

More than 750 trees will be planted to green verges in the City of Wanneroo as part of an initiative to create cooler and more attractive streetscapes.

Road works

ROAD CLOSURES Wanneroo Road between Joondalup Drive and Golf Links Drive - 15 & 16 June.

Published on Thursday, 15th June 2017

Wanneroo Road will be closed between Joondalup Drive and Golf Links Drive on the following dates (weather permitting)

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Fox Control Program - Marangaroo Conservation Reserve

Published on Wednesday, 14th June 2017

Residents and visitors to Marangaroo Conservation Reserve are urged to keep to formalised access tracks and comply with signage while a fox control program is carried out.

Roadworks

NIGHT ROAD CLOSURES Wanneroo Road at Flynn Drive, Neerabup 14 June 2017

Published on Wednesday, 14th June 2017

Wanneroo Road will be closed in both directions at Flynn Drive, Neerabup from 7pm Wednesday 14 June to 5am Thursday 15 June (weather permitting).

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Marmion Avenue Road Works

Published on Tuesday, 6th June 2017

Road works to widen Marmion Avenue are on target to be completed by July 2017.

Trees planted

Greening the Community

Published on Friday, 2nd June 2017

The City of Wanneroo is calling on residents to green their suburb by getting involved in the community conservation planting events.

Mayor's Choice Winner 2017

2017 Photography Competition the City’s Biggest

Published on Wednesday, 31st May 2017

This year’s Discover Your Wanneroo photography competition was the biggest yet, with nearly 1,000 entries.

School children at Hackathon

Inspiring bright young minds

Published on Monday, 29th May 2017

Students in the City of Wanneroo recently had the opportunity to think outside the square and showcase their creativity during a ‘Hackathon’.

Children in a library

Celebrating National Simultaneous Storytime

Published on Friday, 26th May 2017

City of Wanneroo libraries will join with an expected 500,000 participants across Australia for an exciting literary event.

Connect wanneroo

Residents thanked for getting Wanneroo connected

Published on Thursday, 18th May 2017

Residents who supported the City’s recent campaign, Connect Wanneroo, can be proud of this week’s announcement that rail will be delivered to Yanchep, and Wanneroo Road Marmion Avenue will be upgraded

National Sorry day

National Sorry Day – 26 May 2017

Published on Thursday, 18th May 2017

National Sorry Day is held annually in Australia on 26 May. Since 1998, National Sorry Day is held to remember and commemorate the mistreatment of Australia’s Stolen Generation.

Recognition for young Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade member

Recognition for young Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade member

Published on Thursday, 18th May 2017

Wanneroo Central Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade member, Struan Graham, was one of four nominated for a Community Service and Volunteering Award at the WA Young Achiever Awards last Friday night.

Mitchell Freeway works

Mitchell Freeway Extension - works update and details on night works

Published on Thursday, 18th May 2017

Details of works being carried out from week beginning 15 May 2017.

National Simultaneous Storytime

Celebrating National Simultaneous Storytime

Published on Wednesday, 17th May 2017

City of Wanneroo libraries will join with an expected 500,000 participants across Australia for an exciting literary event next Wednesday, 24 May.

Ian Kay, Overall Winner

2017 Wanneroo Community Art Awards & Exhibition winners announced

Published on Monday, 15th May 2017

Artistic talent from the local community and beyond is being showcased at the prestigious Wanneroo Community Art Awards & Exhibition, with nine artists sharing $16,200 in prize money.

Tracey Roberts and Mark McGowan discuss State Government funding for the Northern Corridor

Premier on board for northern corridor

Published on Thursday, 11th May 2017

In great news for Wanneroo residents, the City had a fruitful meeting with Premier Mark McGowan MLA last week on the shared priorities for the northern growth corridor.

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Roadworks - Night Road Closures

Published on Wednesday, 10th May 2017

Asphalting work on the Wanneroo Road/Joondalup Road intersection, Wanneroo Road, will result in road closures between Joondalup Drive and Golf Links Drive.

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Road Closures as part of the Mitchell Freeway Extension. Monday 1 May to Sunday 14 May.

Published on Monday, 1st May 2017

Road closures taking place from Monday 1 May to Sunday 14 May as part of the Mitchell Freeway extension project.

Man and woman at computer

New hub to engage Girrawheen community

Published on Monday, 1st May 2017

Creating a brighter future for Girrawheen residents is the key focus of an innovative project to give job seekers access to new skills and support.

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Road Closures as part of the Mitchell Freeway Extension. Thur 27 April to Wed 3 May.

Published on Thursday, 27th April 2017

Road closures taking place from Thursday 27 April to Wednesday 3 May as part of the Mitchell Freeway extension project.

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City of Wanneroo celebrates valuable volunteers

Published on Wednesday, 26th April 2017

The generous contribution of volunteers will be celebrated by the City of Wanneroo during National Volunteer Week.

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Weekend Road Closures - Mitchell Fwy & Burns Beach Rd from Friday 21 April 2017

Published on Friday, 21st April 2017

Road closures taking place from Friday 21 to Monday 24 April as part of the Mitchell Freeway extension project.

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Proposed Parking Prohibitions - Dundebar Road, Wanneroo

Published on Thursday, 20th April 2017

The City is proposing to implement timed parking restrictions on the existing on-street parking bays along Dundebar Road

Civic Centre

Western Power installation works around City of Wanneroo Civic Centre

Published on Thursday, 6th April 2017

Western Power will be installing underground cables along Dundebar Road, the front of the Civic Centre and Servite Terrace.

Tomato potato psyllid

Community alert: Tomato potato psyllid

Published on Tuesday, 4th April 2017

Help protect WA's horticulture industry by checking for the quarantine pest Tomato potato psyllid.

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Mitchell Freeway Extension Project - Works Update & Notices - Week commencing 3 April 2017

Published on Tuesday, 4th April 2017

The Mitchell Freeway Extension to Hester Avenue in Clarkson remains on schedule for completion mid-2017.

Blessing of the roads

Appeal for road safety

Published on Friday, 31st March 2017

In 2016, 195 people died on WA roads, the highest number in eight years.

Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club

Surf club construction resumes

Published on Wednesday, 29th March 2017

There is welcome news for Yanchep residents with the building of the new Surf Life Saving Club scheduled to restart next week.

Anzac Day Ceremony

Local Anzac Day Ceremonies

Published on Thursday, 23rd March 2017

Anzac Day is one of Australia's most important national occasions.

Pearsall Hocking Community Centre

Celebrations as residents embrace new community hub

Published on Wednesday, 22nd March 2017

The Pearsall Hocking Community Centre has become the heart of neighbourhood activity and will be officially opened next week.

Global Beats and Eats 2017

Music and food fiesta delivers global success

Published on Tuesday, 21st March 2017

Over 8,000 people flocked to Paloma Park in Marangaroo on Saturday to enjoy Global Beats & Eats presented by LiveLighter.

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

Published on Tuesday, 21st March 2017

The Mitchell Freeway Extension to Hester Avenue in Clarkson remains on schedule for completion mid-2017.

Roundabout

Round and around we go: City tackles traffic improvements in lead up to Freeway extension

Published on Friday, 17th March 2017

The City of Wanneroo has taken action to address the increased traffic expected in the wake of the Mitchell Freeway extension to Hester Avenue.

Close the gap

Close the Gap Day - 16 March 2017

Published on Thursday, 16th March 2017

National Close the Gap Day is held annually to raise awareness about the health and life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities in Australia.

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Restored artwork returns ‘home’ to Yanchep

Published on Thursday, 16th March 2017

The colourful mosaic on the Fisherman’s Hollow amenities block in Yanchep has been restored to its brilliant best, completing refurbishment works on the building.

Mayor Tracey Roberts and award winner

City rewards selfless volunteers

Published on Wednesday, 15th March 2017

The extraordinary dedication and commitment of conservation and community services volunteers has been acknowledged at a celebratory event hosted by the City of Wanneroo.

Caravan

Caravan and Trailer Safety Checks on Saturday 8 April 2017

Published on Tuesday, 14th March 2017

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

Seal in the sea

Discover Wanneroo to win a share of $3000

Published on Monday, 13th March 2017

The City of Wanneroo’s annual photography competition has already attracted more than 350 entries showcasing the City at its most spectacular.

School crossing sign

Nominate now for Human Spirit Awards

Published on Monday, 13th March 2017

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

Reusable coffee cups

City of Wanneroo supports Responsible Cafés

Published on Friday, 10th March 2017

Coffee-lovers who order takeaway brews in reusable cups from the Sprout Hub at Alkimos Beach will now receive a 50 cent discount thanks to an initiative aimed at reducing waste.

Mitchell Freeway Extension

Mitchell Freeway Extension Project - Works Update & Notices - Week commencing 6 March 2017

Published on Friday, 10th March 2017

The Mitchell Freeway Extension to Hester Avenue in Clarkson remains on schedule for completion mid-2017.

Exhibitions

Call for entries: 2017 Community Art Awards and Exhibition

Published on Friday, 10th March 2017

Western Australian artists are invited to enter their works in the City of Wanneroo 2017 Community Art Awards and Exhibition.

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City’s kids are top sports

Published on Thursday, 9th March 2017

More than 10,000 children from the City of Wanneroo have been able to participate in sports, thanks to a partnership between the City and state government through the Department of Sport & Recreation

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City’s first dedicated dog park soon to open in Madeley

Published on Thursday, 9th March 2017

The City of Wanneroo’s first ever dedicated dog exercise area will soon open to the public with construction works scheduled for completion by Friday 10 March 2017.

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Double honour for City with two communities selected to host Queen’s Baton Relay

Published on Wednesday, 8th March 2017

The City of Wanneroo will be the only local government in Western Australia to welcome the Queen’s Baton Relay in two locations ahead of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Cinema screening

Free outdoor cinema a roaring success

Published on Monday, 27th February 2017

The City of Wanneroo’s ‘Live in the Amphitheatre, presented by Jindee’ has delighted residents who enjoyed a variety of films throughout January and February.

Hester Avenue and Connolly Drive Roundabout

Intersection upgrade made easy

Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017

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

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

Published on Thursday, 23rd February 2017

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

Jamie Oliver cooking

Jamie’s Ministry of Food Mobile Kitchen is coming!

Published on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

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

Drone

Drones aid beach blitz

Published on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

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

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Take your palette to paradise

Published on Tuesday, 21st February 2017

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

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Retro Rewind – Free Family Event

Published on Monday, 20th February 2017

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

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Retro Rewind headliner in full “Bloom”

Published on Friday, 17th February 2017

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

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City of Wanneroo leads the way online

Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017

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

Northern Perspectives

Students art perspectives

Published on Thursday, 16th February 2017

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

San Cisco

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

Published on Tuesday, 14th February 2017

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

Joseph Carlos YAL Winner

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

Published on Monday, 6th February 2017

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

Civic Centre

City Backs Ingham's Exit Strategy

Published on Friday, 3rd February 2017

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

Mayor Tracey Roberts

Quinns Beach swimming enclosure officially launched

Published on Tuesday, 31st January 2017

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

Crowd at Australia Day

Wanneroo hosts Australia’s biggest citizenship ceremony

Published on Monday, 30th January 2017

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

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

Published on Wednesday, 25th January 2017

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

Australia Day 2017

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

Published on Wednesday, 25th January 2017

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

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Exhibition showcases Wanneroo’s fascinating history

Published on Wednesday, 18th January 2017

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

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?

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.

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.

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!

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

young person skating

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.

NAIDOC Week Poster

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.

Trees planted

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.

State Government logo

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.

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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.

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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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.

Plants being planted

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.

Baseball clubrooms

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.

Fishermans hollow concept design

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.

Two rocks marina

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 2016

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.

Mitchell Freeway update February

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.

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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.

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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