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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.

Aquamotion award

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.

Bushfire image

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.

Carramar Scouts Hall opens

New home for Scouts in the City of Wanneroo

Published on Tuesday, 26th March 2024

A new community hall was officially opened this month after the City leased Scouts WA vacant land in Tapping.

CWA display

Beyond the scones

Published on Monday, 18th March 2024

To celebrate the Centenary of the Country Women's Association (CWA), Wanneroo Regional Museum has partnered with the CWA Wanneroo branch to present a touching photography and memorabilia display that showcases their history.

Quenda bungalows

Quenda-lows provide cosy new digs in conservation drive

Published on Thursday, 14th March 2024

Quendas displaced by the Mariginiup bushfire have new places to call home, with the City installing strategically placed bungalows in bushland.

Adopt a Bushland

Local primary school adopts a park

Published on Friday, 8th March 2024

Students at Alkimos Primary School have their own pocket of bushland to care for after adopting Broadford Park in Butler.

Mindarie Breakwater

Mindarie Breakwater upgrades completed

Published on Thursday, 7th March 2024

Mindarie Breakwater management works to secure the structure for the next 50 years are complete.

Andy Warhol 'Marilyn Monroe' art

Warhol lands in Wanneroo

Published on Wednesday, 6th March 2024

The highly anticipated Andy Warhol: Icons exhibition opens today at Wanneroo Regional Gallery, as part of the National Gallery of Australia’s Sharing the National Collection initiative.

City of Wanneroo Civic Centre Outside at Night

Together towards better wellbeing

Published on Tuesday, 27th February 2024

Have your say in the City of Wanneroo Community Wellbeing Survey and help us identify priorities to enhance the lives of our residents.

AARC concept design

Business Plan for Alkimos aquatic centre makes a splash

Published on Friday, 23rd February 2024

The City is one step closer to breaking ground on the Alkimos aquatic and recreation centre, after Council gave approval to advertise the business plan for the facility at its February meeting.

An artist's impression of a grassed area and event and cafe space.

Wanneroo Council votes on former Quinns Rocks Caravan Park site

Published on Wednesday, 21st February 2024

Wanneroo Council has voted to proceed with an agreement for lease and ground lease for the redevelopment of the former Quinns Rocks Caravan Park site.

Community Recovery Centre on the Road

Community Recovery Centre goes on the road

Published on Monday, 19th February 2024

The City will host a Community Recovery Centre on the Road at Edgar Griffiths Park in Wanneroo to bring together community members impacted by the Mariginiup bushfire to access essential services.

Symphony Under the Stars

Talented youngsters to woo Wanneroo crowd

Published on Sunday, 18th February 2024

The City of Wanneroo is proud to announce the winners of our Search for a Star competition, with four budding artists set to take the stage with the legendary Perth Symphony Orchestra.

Australia Day Award

City of Wanneroo awards recognise community contributions

Published on Saturday, 27th January 2024

The City of Wanneroo recognised four dedicated residents for their contributions to the community at a special citizenship event on Saturday 27 January 2024.

WLCC 2024

National Gallery partnership brings iconic Warhol pop art to Wanneroo

Published on Thursday, 21st December 2023

One of the most influential artists of the 20th century is coming to Wanneroo Regional Gallery in March 2024, as part of the National Gallery of Australia’s Sharing the National Collection initiative.

AARC concept design

Alkimos aquatic and recreation centre design achieves another major milestone

Published on Wednesday, 20th December 2023

The Alkimos aquatic and recreation centre project has taken another step forward after Council endorsed the schematic design at a meeting held this month.

Bushfire image

City donates $100,000 to support people affected by Mariginiup bushfire

Published on Monday, 18th December 2023

Wanneroo Council has voted to donate $100,000 to the Lord Mayor’s Distress Relief Fund (LMDRF), to further assist those affected by the Mariginiup bushfire.

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