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LOCAL GOVERNMENT ORDINARY POSTAL ELECTION
Town of Bassendean
(Local Government Act 1995, s4.64)
The Town of Bassendean is holding an election by postal vote on Saturday, 17 October 2015 to fill vacancies in the offices of Councillors as listed below:
District 3 Councillors
ELECTION PACKAGES will be sent to all electors on the local government electoral roll where there is an election in their electorate.
REPLACEMENT PACKAGES can be obtained from the Town of Bassendean prior to election day and from 8.00am to 6.00pm on election day if the package is not received or should any papers be missing.
POST YOUR VOTE EARLY Completed postal voting packages must reach the Returning Officer by 6.00pm on election day, Saturday, 17 October 2015.
YOU MAY HAND DELIVER YOUR PACKAGE to an electoral officer at the Town of Bassendean during business hours before election day or at the polling place between 8.00am and 6.00pm on election day.
CHIEF POLLING PLACE:
Customer Service Centre 35 Old Perth Road BASSENDEAN
VOTE COUNTING CENTRE:
Senior Citizens' Centre 50 Old Perth Road BASSENDEAN
THE COUNT OF VOTES will commence at 6.00pm at the Vote Counting Centre 50 Old Perth Road BASSENDEAN
Tel: 9249 5678
Mob: 0467 800 320
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF ELECTORS
Thursday, 22 October 2015
commencing at 7.00pm in the Bassendean Community Hall,
48 Old Perth Road, Bassendean
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss:
Parking and transport planning and infrastructure at the Bassendean Primary School;
Alternative options for parking along Whitfield Street and West Road adjacent to the Bassendean Primary School; and
Traffic management and safe transport options for students at the Bassendean Primary School.
Bassendean Visual Art Awards
Emerging glass artist wins with ‘Space Invaded’
The Bassendean Visual Art Award 2015 officially opened last night to an eager crowd of 300 artists, guests, councillors, Town staff, sponsors representatives, and other VIP’s.
Guests were treated to dude food organised by the hospitality students at Cyril Jacksons Senior Campus accompanied by live DJ Claire O’Shea throughout the night.
Thanks must go to our esteemed judges Jessica Jubb, Artist and Gillian Cordiner, Artist who had the most difficult task of judging the entrants, and also to the Exhibition Curator, Ricky Arnold for curating the exhibition.
The Town of Bassendean Open Award (Acquisitive) of $5000 went to Jamie Worsley from Highgate. Jamie is a relief art teacher and was over the moon to receive such an great acknowledgement for his artwork. His exquisitely detailed hand blown glass work Space Invaded will join the Town’s Art Collection.
The winner of the Hawaiian Bassendean Open Award (Acquisitive) of $3000 went to Warayute Bannatee. Warayute has previously won the People’s Choice Award in 2013. His work on canvas Number 9 is a colourful depiction of young West Coast Eagles football supporters and will join the extensive Hawaiian Art Collection.
The winner of the Best Town of Bassendean Resident Award of $1000 April Ward is a regular entrant. Her photographic work Mona Lisa Modern showed stunning technique.
The winner of the Young Persons Award of $500 was Cyril Jackson Senior Campus student Kamila Akhmdalieva – who took out the prize for her fun piece titled Frida Catlo.
The winners of the Primary School Awards were:
- Anzac Tce Primary School – Alexandria
- Ashfield Primary School – Shanniah
- Bassendean Primary School - Stella
- Casa Mia Montessori School – Emily
- St Michaels Catholic Primary School – Michaela
- Eden Hill – Sarah
The People’s Choice Award will be awarded at the end of the exhibition, when all votes have been tallied.
Thanks to our many sponsors:
Cyril Jackson Senior Campus
Mr David Kelly MLA, Member for Bassendean
The Hon Alannah MacTiernan MP
The Hon Donna Faragher MLC
The Hon Helen Morton MLC
The Exhibition continues throughout the week until Wednesday 30th September and is open daily from 10am-4pm weekdays and from 1pm-4pm on weekends (including the public holiday Monday). All artworks are for sale and entry is free. The Exhibition is located at the Cyril Jackson Recreation Centre, Fisher Street, Bassendean.
For further information contact Cultural Development on 9377 8000 or email email@example.com
Graffiti in your Town
The Town has a graffiti contractor called Graffiti Force.
If you notice any graffiti contact Graffiti Force on 1300 798 143 to have it removed or you can email them on: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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