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Dolphin Olympics

Dolphin Program marks 25 years of splashing success

Published on Monday, 22nd July 2024

Wanneroo Aquamotion’s Dolphin Program will celebrate 25 years of helping children and adults with disabilities and additional needs develop life-saving skills in the water this month.

New Director of Community and Place Kirstie Davis.

City of Wanneroo welcomes new director

Published on Thursday, 18th July 2024

Kirstie Davis has joined the City of Wanneroo as the Director of Community and Place, bringing a wealth of experience and a track record in community development and local government leadership.

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City of Wanneroo Council adopts 2024/25 budget

Published on Tuesday, 16th July 2024

The City of Wanneroo has adopted an updated Corporate Business Plan and 2024/25 budget that prioritises essential services and infrastructure projects while keeping rates as low as possible.

Household junk outside a house on the verge for collection

Convenience is a click away with bulk waste collection changes

Published on Monday, 1st July 2024

The City has changed to a bookable bulk junk and green waste verge collection service. This new flexible service replaces the current scheduled bulk junk and green waste collections.

Aboriginal man portrait

New exhibition honours Wanneroo’s Noongar heritage

Published on Thursday, 27th June 2024

Noongar voices, culture and creativity will be celebrated and elevated in a new permanent exhibition opening at the Wanneroo Regional Museum this week.

Wanneroo recreation centre sports hub concept

Wanneroo Sports Hub concept design a slam dunk

Published on Tuesday, 25th June 2024

Wanneroo locals will benefit from a new Sports Hub, after Council endorsed the concept design for the proposed facility at its June meeting.

Wanneroo Festival - 5

City renews commitment to treasured annual Show

Published on Monday, 24th June 2024

The City is proud to announce its renewed commitment to the annual Wanneroo Agricultural Show, after Council approved a three-year sponsorship agreement with the Wanneroo Agricultural Society.

A V8 supercar on the Wanneroo Raceway track

Call for State Government to support upgraded Wanneroo motorsport precinct

Published on Wednesday, 19th June 2024

As the State Government looks to establish Burswood as a premier motorsport tourism destination, the need to upgrade the Wanneroo Raceway has never been more pressing.

Winter planting

Green thumbs: join our winter planting program

Published on Friday, 14th June 2024

We’re calling on our community to help green our neighbourhoods as part of the City’s annual winter planting program.

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Celebrating NAIDOC Week in the City of Wanneroo

Published on Wednesday, 12th June 2024

NAIDOC Week (7-14 July) is a time for all Australians to learn about Australia’s First Nations peoples and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth.

The winners of the 2024 Art Awards with Mayor Linda Aitken

Local stars shine in 2024 Art Awards

Published on Friday, 7th June 2024

Chen He has been named the overall winner of the prestigious City of Wanneroo Community Art Awards and Exhibition, taking home the grand prize for her painting, Cheerful Yanchep Lagoon.

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Proposed Differential Rates for 2024/25

Published on Tuesday, 4th June 2024

The City of Wanneroo's proposed Differential Rates for 2024-2025 are now available for public comment.

Girrawheen Hub Precinct

Community supports Girrawheen Hub Precinct design

Published on Wednesday, 29th May 2024

The transformation of the Girrawheen Hub Precinct is closer to becoming a reality, thanks to enthusiastic community support for the concept design.

AARC concept design

Council approves Alkimos aquatic centre Business Plan

Published on Tuesday, 28th May 2024

In another exciting milestone for the Alkimos aquatic and recreation centre, Wanneroo Council approved the business plan for the facility at its May meeting.

Reconciliation Week 2024

Join the City to mark National Reconciliation Week

Published on Monday, 27th May 2024

National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.

Dordaak Kepap

State Government funding boost for Dordaak Kepap

Published on Wednesday, 22nd May 2024

The City of Wanneroo is grateful to have received an additional $3 million contribution to bring the first of its kind Dordaak Kepap Landsdale library and youth innovation hub to life.

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Aquamotion crowned waterwise aquatic centre of the year

Published on Wednesday, 22nd May 2024

Wanneroo Aquamotion has been named Platinum Waterwise Aquatic Centre of the Year at the 2024 Waterwise Recognition Awards.

Alkimos aquatic and recreation centre concept image

City receives additional funding for Alkimos aquatic and recreation centre

Published on Monday, 6th May 2024

The City has received an additional State Government funding commitment of $2.5 million to assist with the construction of the Alkimos aquatic and recreation centre.

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Restricted Burning Period

Published on Friday, 3rd May 2024

The Restricted Burning Period will commence as of 6th May 2024

An illustrated City-scape

City sets advocacy agenda for 2025 elections

Published on Tuesday, 30th April 2024

Wanneroo Council has endorsed the City’s advocacy priorities for the 2025 State and Federal elections.

Dog running on grass

Parvovirus reported in Butler area

Published on Tuesday, 23rd April 2024

City of Wanneroo residents are being advised to ensure their dogs are vaccinated following the reported detection of parvovirus in the Butler area.

Future community site.

Expressions of interest open for Darch community space

Published on Monday, 22nd April 2024

Expressions of interest are now open for groups to transform vacant open space next to the Darch Plaza Shopping Centre on Kingsway into anything from a community garden to a new community building.

A photo of Oriel Green OAM

Oriel Green OAM conferred as Holder of the Keys to the City of Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 15th April 2024

Noongar Elder, Oriel Green OAM, has been appointed the inaugural Holder of the Keys to the City of Wanneroo.

Prohibited burning extended

Prohibited burning period extended

Published on Friday, 12th April 2024

The Department of Fire and Emergency Commissioner has extended the prohibited burning period until Sunday 28 April 2024.

ANZAC Day event in the City of Wanneroo

Pay your respects at local Anzac Day services

Published on Thursday, 11th April 2024

The City’s Flagship Funding will support three local dawn services this Anzac Day.

Prepare Together

Get bushfire ready at the City’s free event

Published on Wednesday, 3rd April 2024

Learn how to prepare for emergencies at the City of Wanneroo’s free Prepare Together community event on Saturday 20 April.

Rates payment notice error

Published on Thursday, 28th March 2024

Info for ratepayers who may have received a notice in error.

Battery powered tools

Green tech for City’s green thumb crew

Published on Thursday, 28th March 2024

In a win for the environment, the City has new battery powered garden tools!

Bulk waste presented on a verge for a booked collection.

Bookable verge collections coming soon

Published on Wednesday, 27th March 2024

From July 2024, the City will transition to a new way of collecting bulk junk and green waste, with bookable verge collections replacing the current scheduled bulk household and green waste service.

City of Wanneroo Civic Centre

Easter long weekend

Published on Wednesday, 27th March 2024

A number of City facilities will be closed or operating with reduced opening hours over the Easter long weekend.

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