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City of Wanneroo Meetings to be held electronically

Published on Thursday, 2nd April 2020

Due to the current pandemic situation, all Briefing Sessions and Council meetings are to be conducted via electronic means until further notice.

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Closure of City’s playgrounds, outdoor gyms and skate parks

Published on Tuesday, 31st March 2020

Following yesterday’s announcement by the State Government, all of the City’s playgrounds, outdoor gyms and skate parks/BMX tracks will close for one month.

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Western Australian intrastate restrictions announced

Published on Saturday, 28th March 2020

The WA State Government has announced upcoming new restrictions limiting movement between Western Australia’s nine regional areas aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19.

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Community praised for following health experts' advice

Published on Friday, 20th March 2020

The City of Wanneroo thanks residents for adhering to the advice of medical experts during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Disposing of waste

$2.52 million to improve waste processing in the City

Published on Wednesday, 18th March 2020

The City of Wanneroo has secured up to $2.52 million dollars in funding from the State Government’s Better Bins Kerbside Collection Program.

Wanneroo Raceway

Council flags support for draft raceway plans

Published on Monday, 16th March 2020

Wanneroo Council shifts into drive with its approval of a draft master plan for the expansion of Wanneroo Raceway, giving the green light for wider community consultation.

Aquamotion staff with Bruce Chalmers

Aquamotion staff save man’s life

Published on Monday, 16th March 2020

A Wanneroo resident has thanked Aquamotion staff for saving his life after he suffered a heart attack at the City of Wanneroo leisure centre.

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City of Wanneroo postpones Global Beats and Eats 2020

Published on Friday, 13th March 2020

An update regarding City of Wanneroo's upcoming Global Beats & Eats festival.

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Road Closure – Graceful Boulevard, Alkimos from Monday 16 March 2020

Published on Friday, 13th March 2020

Closure of Graceful Boulevard in Alkimos from midday on Monday 16 March 2020.

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Fauna Management a continuing priority

Published on Friday, 13th March 2020

The City has revised its Fauna Management Policy to ensure developers are aware of and meet their responsibilities under State Government legislation for the humane treatment of native fauna.

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City invites feedback on plans for future facilities in north coast corridor

Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2020

Wanneroo Council has voiced its support for a review into plans for community facilities in the Northern Coastal Growth Corridor (NCGC), and is inviting residents and ratepayers to have their say.

Hinckley Park, Hocking community consultation, March 2020

Council endorses community favoured plan for Hinckley Park

Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2020

The City of Wanneroo has endorsed a concept plan for Hinckley Park in Hocking that will see the open space transformed into a vibrant community recreation area.

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Wanneroo Council aligns with WALGA climate change policy

Published on Wednesday, 11th March 2020

Wanneroo Council last night moved to strengthen its commitment to combat climate change, voting to become a signatory of the WALGA Climate Change Declaration.

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Youth leaders shape City’s future

Published on Monday, 9th March 2020

Local youth will embark on a series of exciting projects related to community safety, advocacy, inclusion, health and the environment after attending the City of Wanneroo’s School Leadership Program.

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City achieves Gold Waterwise status

Published on Monday, 9th March 2020

The City of Wanneroo has achieved Gold Waterwise accreditation after meeting water usage targets for a sustainable future.

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How can your City of Wanneroo be the best it can be?

Published on Friday, 6th March 2020

The City of Wanneroo has launched an online survey to provide community members and ratepayers the opportunity to have their say about the City’s services, activities, events and facilities.

Mayor Tracey Roberts Australia Day 2020

City of Wanneroo Mayor announced as new WALGA president

Published on Thursday, 5th March 2020

City of Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts was named President of the WA Local Government Association (WALGA) at last night’s WALGA State Council Meeting.

Hartman Dr duplication

Hartman Drive tender awarded

Published on Tuesday, 3rd March 2020

Work will soon start on the duplication of one of Madeley’s busiest roads after Wanneroo Council awarded a construction tender at a recent Ordinary Council Meeting.

Even Keel, Wanneroo Gallery

Storied ships and maritime mysteries at Wanneroo Gallery

Published on Thursday, 27th February 2020

Wanneroo Gallery’s latest exhibition, Even Keel, mixes local history and maritime misadventure.

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Progress Update - Marmion Avenue widening

Published on Monday, 24th February 2020

The dualling of Marmion Avenue between Alkimos and Yanchep is progressing, with major civil works scheduled for completion by 30 April 2020.

Girrawheen Hub

Girrawheen community prospers under Council initiative

Published on Thursday, 20th February 2020

The City of Wanneroo’s commitment to creating vibrant, prosperous places has been further demonstrated with a new funding allocation for the Girrawheen Hub.

Clarkson memory cafe

Clarkson memory cafe opens this March

Published on Wednesday, 19th February 2020

Working in partnership with Alzheimer’s WA, Jamaica Blue and Ocean Keys Shopping Centre, the City of Wanneroo will join a growing network of memory cafés this March.

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Cheriton Drive and Joondalup Drive roundabout works

Published on Monday, 17th February 2020

Once complete, the new roundabout will provide local residents and patrons of the shopping centre and community facilities with safer, more efficient access to and from Cheriton Drive.

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North coast pool moves forward

Published on Thursday, 13th February 2020

Plans for a swimming pool facility in the City of Wanneroo’s northern corridor are coming together following this week’s council meeting.

Thelma Plum

Plum’s the word: Thelma Plum headlines Global Beats and Eats 2020

Published on Tuesday, 11th February 2020

Indigenous singer-songwriter Thelma Plum will headline the City of Wanneroo’s free flagship event Global Beats & Eats when it returns to Paloma Park in Marangaroo.

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Road Closure – Brindabella Parkway, Alkimos

Published on Monday, 10th February 2020

Temporary closure of Marmion Avenue/Brindabella Parkway Intersection in Alkimos from 10 February to 21 February 2020

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive interchange

Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive Intersection. February 2020 update.

Published on Thursday, 6th February 2020

February 2020 update from Main Roads WA. Update of works on the Wanneroo Road and Joondalup Drive intersection project.

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Road Closure – Lagoon Drive, Yanchep.

Published on Thursday, 6th February 2020

Temporary closure of the Marmion Avenue and Lagoon Drive intersection in Yanchep. Monday 10 February to Sunday 8 March 2020

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Wind down retro style in Yanchep National Park

Published on Monday, 3rd February 2020

Take a break from the 21st century and get into the groove for non-stop fun and nostalgia at Retro Rewind featuring the Vintage Collective Markets.

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Have your say on the priorities for Wanneroo

Published on Wednesday, 29th January 2020

The City is working with residents on a plan that will guide the future of an area that includes Wanneroo town centre, most of the suburb of Wanneroo and into the southern portion of Sinagra.

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