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City to offer CCTV subsidies from 2024

Published on Friday, 8th December 2023

Eligible City of Wanneroo homeowners will soon be able to apply for a rebate of up to $500 to subsidise the cost of purchasing a new home CCTV system.

New CEO Bill Parker

City of Wanneroo welcomes new CEO

Published on Tuesday, 5th December 2023

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed incoming CEO Bill Parker.

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Community Recovery Centre opens at Wanneroo Civic Centre

Published on Monday, 4th December 2023

A Community Recovery Centre has opened at the Wanneroo Civic Centre to help support those impacted by the Mariginiup bushfire.

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Wanneroo community comes together in wake of bushfire

Published on Monday, 4th December 2023

City of Wanneroo staff, residents and business owners are rallying together in the wake of the devastating Mariginiup bushfire.

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Santa Claus is coming to the City

Published on Friday, 1st December 2023

From community concerts to family-friendly fiestas, there’s a flurry of festivities coming to the City this December.

Santa takes a sleigh ride through the Wanneroo Town Centre for the City of Wanneroo Christmas Fiesta

Yule be detoured: Christmas Fiesta road closures on 2 December 2023

Published on Wednesday, 29th November 2023

Road closures will deck the streets around the Wanneroo Town Centre for the Christmas Fiesta this Saturday, 2 December.


Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund activated for damage caused by Mariginiup bushfire

Published on Sunday, 26th November 2023

The Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund (LMDRF) was activated today in response to the destruction and property damage caused by the Mariginiup bushfire.

Sunset Sounds cancelled

Sunset Sounds cancelled

Published on Thursday, 23rd November 2023

It's a challenging time for our community and we're focusing all our efforts on supporting those affected by the bushfires.


New sponsorship to accelerate automation and robotics technologies in the City

Published on Wednesday, 22nd November 2023

The City of Wanneroo has signed a sponsorship agreement with CORE Innovation Hub, putting Neerabup Industrial Area at the forefront of technological innovation in the State.


UPDATE: Evacuation Centre at Gumblossom Community Centre closed

Published on Wednesday, 22nd November 2023

The evacuation centre at Gumblossom Community Centre (17 Tapping Way, Quinns Rocks) has closed.

Girrawheen Hub

Apply for funding to activate Girrawheen Hub

Published on Wednesday, 22nd November 2023

Kickstart your idea to help activate your local area with a boost from the City of Wanneroo.

Free Community Calendar

Pick up your free 2024 Community Calendar

Published on Monday, 20th November 2023

Visit your local library or the City’s Civic Centre to pick up your free 2024 Community Calendar.

Wanneroo Mayor Linda Aitken with toys donated as part of the Christmas Appeal

Embrace the spirit of giving this Christmas

Published on Thursday, 16th November 2023

Help locals doing it tough this Christmas by donating toys, non-perishable food and living essentials to the City of Wanneroo Mayor’s Christmas Appeal.

Summer safety

Stay safe this summer in the City of Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 13th November 2023

As the weather heats up, it's important to keep water safety top of mind whether you’re at the beach, your local pool or at home.


Burning prohibited in response to bushfire risk

Published on Wednesday, 8th November 2023

Burning restrictions in the metropolitan area have been brought forward in response to the escalating fire danger across Western Australia.

Deputy Mayor Rowe

Cr James Rowe elected City’s new Deputy Mayor

Published on Tuesday, 7th November 2023

South Ward Councillor James Rowe JP has been elected as the new City of Wanneroo Deputy Mayor.

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Residents have their say on beach fishing

Published on Friday, 3rd November 2023

Aside from the WA Government’s new shark fishing ban, there will be no changes to recreational fishing on City beaches, after recent community engagement identified a lack of support for restrictions.

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City of Wanneroo welcomes new and returning Mayor and Councillors

Published on Friday, 3rd November 2023

The City of Wanneroo has welcomed four new and four returning members to Council, including Mayor Linda Aitken, following their success in the 2023 Local Government Elections.

Brickman Cities comes to Wanneroo

Wanneroo scores blockbuster exhibition

Published on Monday, 30th October 2023

The world-famous Brickman is bringing his Cities exhibition to Wanneroo Regional Gallery next month, giving you the chance to explore some of the world’s greatest cities though LEGO® brick creations.

Inspire Locals

Call for community representatives to nominate for advisory and working groups

Published on Thursday, 26th October 2023

Are you interested in making a difference in your community?

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2023 City of Wanneroo Local Government Election results

Published on Tuesday, 24th October 2023

The Western Australian Electoral Commission (WAEC) has declared the results of the 2023 Local Government Election for the City of Wanneroo.

City of Wanneroo Council Chambers

Notice of reschedule - Special Council Meeting - 6pm, Monday 6 November 2023

Published on Monday, 23rd October 2023

In accordance with Regulation 12 of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is given that the Special Council Meeting to be held on Tuesday 31 October 2023 has been rescheduled.

Town Team Movement

Town Teams put focus on community

Published on Monday, 23rd October 2023

The ultimate free, inclusive, community-focused placemaking event is coming to the northern suburbs this month.

City of Wanneroo Civic Centre

Notice of Swearing-In Ceremony - 6pm, Thursday 2 November 2023

Published on Thursday, 19th October 2023

Following the 2023 Local Government Elections, the swearing-in of the new City of Wanneroo Mayor and Councillors will be held on Thursday 2 November 2023 at the Civic Centre, 23 Dundebar Rd, Wanneroo.

Dordaak Kepap

Dordaak Kepap reaches exciting milestone

Published on Thursday, 12th October 2023

Detailed design on the Dordaak Kepap Library and Youth Innovation Hub is now complete, with the tender for construction set to go out in November.

Events season 2023/24

Be the star of the City of Wanneroo’s events series

Published on Thursday, 5th October 2023

Back by popular demand, the City of Wanneroo’s 2023/24 events series promises to be bigger and better than ever.

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Spooky season has arrived at the City of Wanneroo

Published on Monday, 2nd October 2023

Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre will be transformed into a ‘spook’tacular celebration of all things Halloween on Tuesday 31 October.

Festival of Speed

Thrill seekers head to Wanneroo Raceway

Published on Wednesday, 27th September 2023

The City of Wanneroo is proudly supporting the Festival of Speed 2023 which is set to roar to life at CARCO.com.au Raceway in Neerabup this weekend.

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Local Government Ordinary Postal Election - Election Notice

Published on Tuesday, 26th September 2023

The City of Wanneroo is holding an election by postal vote on Saturday, 21 October 2023.


City backs community sheds to support wellbeing

Published on Friday, 22nd September 2023

Last month, as the Australian Men’s Shed Association celebrated 30 years of Sheds, the City renewed its commitment to supporting this important cause and promoting men’s health and wellbeing.

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