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COVID-19 recovery information and updates

With the recent announcement of the State Government's four-phase COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery, the City will reopen some of its community services and facilities on Tuesday 19 May 2020. Click here to find out more


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Wanneroo Museum

In this together: Wanneroo reaffirms commitment to reconciliation through repatriation project

Published on Thursday, 28th May 2020

The Wanneroo Regional Museum is reaching out to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the country in an effort to return cultural objects to their traditional owners.

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City of Wanneroo calls for State Government to work with local government on new planning reform

Published on Thursday, 28th May 2020

Under the State Government’s proposed planning reform package, local governments would no longer be involved in some major planning and development proposals.

Civic Centre

City of Wanneroo welcomes additional funding from Federal Government

Published on Wednesday, 27th May 2020

The City of Wanneroo has received an additional $1.973 million of funding under the Federal Government’s national stimulus.

Artist Courtney Hill-Aaron with her painting Ne-Yameng

Challenging stereotypes through art

Published on Tuesday, 26th May 2020

National Sorry Day, or the National Day of Healing, is an annual event that has been held in Australia on 26 May since 1998.


DFES - TOTAL FIRE BAN from midnight Friday 22 May 2020

Published on Friday, 22nd May 2020

A TOTAL FIRE BAN has been imposed by DFES from midnight on Friday 22 May 2020.

Civic Centre at night time

Proposed Differential Rates for 2020-2021

Published on Thursday, 21st May 2020

The City of Wanneroo's proposed Differential Rates for 2020-2021 are now available for public comment.

Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts with Leapfrogs owner Paul Woodcock.

Wanneroo business leaps to reinvent itself during COVID-19 restrictions

Published on Thursday, 21st May 2020

The City of Wanneroo’s #SupportWannerooLocal campaign continues to shine a spotlight on local businesses that have successfully reinvented themselves in the face of a crisis.


Aquamotion welcomes back regulars following reopening

Published on Wednesday, 20th May 2020

Following the State Government’s announcement of its COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery, the City of Wanneroo has opened the doors to its indoor fitness and leisure centre Aquamotion.

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Local traders encouraged to tuck into fast-tracked application process

Published on Wednesday, 20th May 2020

Café owners and restaurateurs seeking to introduce alfresco dining options and expand their ability to uphold social distancing requirements can now benefit from a fast-tracked application process.

Wanneroo Mayor Tracey Roberts meets with volunteer Tim Nickoll to make a donation to the Wanneroo Urban Pantry.

Pay it forward with the Wanneroo Urban Pantry

Published on Wednesday, 20th May 2020

The Wanneroo Urban Pantry is calling for people to donate essential items to help those in need.

Community centres

City reopens two youth centres

Published on Tuesday, 19th May 2020

The City of Wanneroo is reopening its Hainsworth and Clarkson Youth Centres after temporarily closing the buildings due to social distancing restrictions.

All City of Wanneroo libraries are now open to the public once again.

Time to hit the books: Wanneroo Libraries reopen to eager readers

Published on Tuesday, 19th May 2020

All City of Wanneroo libraries are now open to the public once again.

Roadroller and roadworks

Buying local: Bitumen surfacing tender awarded to longstanding City contractor

Published on Monday, 18th May 2020

Local construction company Roads 2000 has been awarded a three-year contract to continue providing bitumen surfacing and associated civil works to the City of Wanneroo.


Community services and facilities set to reopen next week

Published on Friday, 15th May 2020

The City of Wanneroo aims to reopen some of its community facilities and services from Tuesday 19 May, in line with Phase 2 of the State Government’s ‘COVID-19 Roadmap to Recovery’.

An exterior shot of the Wanneroo Library and Cultural Centre.

City services and facilities phase two reopening update

Published on Wednesday, 13th May 2020

In line with Phase 2 of the State Government’s COVID Recovery Roadmap, the City of Wanneroo is currently preparing to re-open a number of programs and facilities.

Civic Centre

Council cuts red tape, freeing up financial support for community groups

Published on Thursday, 7th May 2020

Changes in policy adopted by Council will afford the City the ability to more easily provide financial support to incorporated community groups and not-for-profits during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Safeguarding the Future of Wanneroo Agriculture

Published on Wednesday, 6th May 2020

Wanneroo Council have endorsed its Agribusiness Position Paper: ‘A Thriving Agri-precinct in Wanneroo’.

Man recycling rubbish

Your Waste – Your Choice

Published on Tuesday, 5th May 2020

Ratepayers can now choose to swap to a free bigger recycling bin to reduce what goes to landfill and increase the reuse of valuable resources.

Roadroller and roadworks

Temporary road closures - May 2020

Published on Monday, 4th May 2020

Information on temporary closures during May 2020.

Mayor Tracey Roberts at Leatherback Park

Construction of $1.4 million sports facility begins

Published on Friday, 1st May 2020

Construction of a new community sporting facility commenced at Leatherback Park in Alkimos last week as part of a joint $1.4 million local & State Government investment in local, grassroots sports.

Mayor Roberts at Marangaroo Golf Course

Swing into action: Golf courses reopen to eager patrons

Published on Thursday, 30th April 2020

In keeping with the latest guidelines and information from the Health Department and golf’s governing body, Carramar and Marangaroo golf courses have reopened to the public.

Road works

Temporary road closure in Eglinton - Wed 29 April to Thurs 28 May 2020

Published on Tuesday, 28th April 2020

There will be a temporary closure of Marmion Avenue / Cinnabar Drive Intersection in Eglinton from 29 April 2020 to 28 May 2020.

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Harvest & Vehicle Movement Ban - Saturday 11 April 2020

Published on Saturday, 11th April 2020

A ban on the use or operation of engines, vehicles, plant or machinery from 9am, Saturday 11 April until 6pm, Saturday 11 April 2020 for the whole of the City of Wanneroo.

Road works

Wanneroo Rd and Ocean Reef Road interchange - Out of Hours Works April 2020

Published on Thursday, 9th April 2020

Construction works are ongoing across all areas of the project site, with the new interchange rapidly taking shape.

Civic Centre

Council clears path for new financial support measures

Published on Tuesday, 7th April 2020

This week the Council agreed to develop a budget for 2020/2021 based on freezing rates per property and City-set fees and charges.

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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.

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