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Nominations Sought
Posted August 7, 2018 Nominations Sought

Council is seeking to fill vacancies in its Access and Inclusion Committee for the 2017/19 term

Access and Inclusion Plan - Input sought
Posted August 2, 2018 Access and Inclusion Plan - Input sought

The Town of Bassendean is inviting community input into the development of a new Access and Inclusion Plan.

Endorsement of the 2018/19 Budget
Posted July 31, 2018 Endorsement of the 2018/19 Budget

The Council endorsed the 2018/19 Budget at the Council Meeting on 24th July 2018.

Mayor Renée McLennan on the Budget
Posted July 30, 2018 Mayor Renée McLennan on the Budget

Mayor Renée McLennan talks about this year's budget adopted by Council at the July 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting.

Plastic Free July 2018
Posted July 4, 2018 Plastic Free July 2018

Plastic Fee July, join the challenge and "Choose to Refuse" single use plastic during July. Reduce the plastic waste.

Draft major development plan for new runway at Perth Airport released
Posted June 28, 2018 Draft major development plan for new runway at Perth Airport released

Perth Airport has commenced a public comment period for their draft Major Development Plan, which includes a new third runway

Mayor Renée McLennan on last night's Council Meeting
Posted June 27, 2018 Mayor Renée McLennan on last night's Council Meeting

Town of Bassendean's Mayor Renée McLennan recaps June's Council Meeting

Local Businesses getting ahead in the War on Waste
Posted June 27, 2018 Local Businesses getting ahead in the War on Waste

The Town of Bassendean believes that when every person does a little bit to clean up our environment, together we can all make a big difference.

WA's ban on lightweight plastic bags
Posted June 21, 2018 WA's ban on lightweight plastic bags

From 1 July 2018, the supply of lightweight plastic bags will be banned in Western Australia

Red Hill Waste Management Facility - Change to Opening Hours
Posted June 21, 2018 Red Hill Waste Management Facility - Change to Opening Hours

EMRC advises that from 1 July 2018 opening hours for Red Hill will change

Greywater tips for residents
Posted June 14, 2018 Greywater tips for residents

It is estimated that over 50% of water used within the home could be recycled as greywater. Recycling greywater reduces water bills, reduces demand on scheme water & irrigates the garden

Rainwater Tank Tips for Residents
Posted June 14, 2018 Rainwater Tank Tips for Residents

Rainwater is a great environmentally friendly alternative to main water. A rainwater tank can help to reduce your water bills.

2018 Bassendean Visual Art Awards
Posted June 12, 2018 2018 Bassendean Visual Art Awards

Registrations now open for the 2018 Bassendean Visual Art Awards

Villiers Street West Drainage Cell Installation
Posted June 7, 2018 Villiers Street West Drainage Cell Installation

Villiers St West, Drainage cell installation between Fisher St and Claughton Way is scheduled in June, consisting of a Humes Stormtrap cell within the road carriageway

Swan River Ramble WA Day Long Weekend COMPETITION
Posted June 1, 2018 Swan River Ramble WA Day Long Weekend COMPETITION

The Swan River is a perfect place to walk, cycle, jog, picnic and play so why not join Eric and explore the Swan River this WA Day long weekend.

It smells like ... (you fill in the blanks)
Posted May 30, 2018 It smells like ... (you fill in the blanks)

There has been some community discussion regarding noticeable odours in the area recently.

2018 Bassendean Visual Art Awards
Posted May 15, 2018 2018 Bassendean Visual Art Awards

Exhibition from 13 September – Wednesday 19 September 2018, entry information will be available in June.

Recyclable Goods Drop Off
Posted April 13, 2018 Recyclable Goods Drop Off

The Town will be hosting a recyclable goods drop off morning to be held on Saturday 26 May from 9-12 noon at the Depot, 69 Scaddan Street Bassendean. Items accepted include metals, wood, tyres, ewaste & mattresses.

Planning for Playtime at Sandy Beach Reserve - Community consultation
Posted April 3, 2018 Planning for Playtime at Sandy Beach Reserve - Community consultation

Community consultation for the Concept Design for the Nature-Based Playground at Sandy Beach Reserve, was held from 22 December 2017 to 9 March 2018, and feedback received assisted with developing the agenda for a public Community Consultation Meeting held on 28 March 2018.

Sandy Beach Nature-based Playground Community Forum
Posted March 20, 2018 Sandy Beach Nature-based Playground Community Forum

Community forum will be held on Wednesday 28 March from 6-8pm in the Bassendean Community Hall. It is hoped that the availability of a free crèche service will make it easier for parents of young children to be involved. Please register for the crèche by Friday 23rd of March - email willowsccc@gmail.com or phone 92793773

Cultural Plan Review
Posted February 28, 2018 Cultural Plan Review

The Town is reviewing its Arts and Cultural Plan, we want to hear your ideas and thoughts for the future.

Update on  Success Hill to Railway Parade PSP consultation
Posted February 28, 2018 Update on Success Hill to Railway Parade PSP consultation

The Success Hill to Railway Parade PSP project is a network of convenient paths that are designed to create safe routes for people wanting to walk or ride around their local community or to commute to other places. The project is in partnership with The Department of Transport and Main Roads Western Australia.

Town Achieves its Target in Reducing Carbon Emissions
Posted February 20, 2018 Town Achieves its Target in Reducing Carbon Emissions

In 2015, the Town committed to a Carbon Reduction Target to reduce its corporate carbon emissions by 7.5% by 2016/2017 from the baseline 2011/2012 financial year. The Town is proud to announce that its corporate carbon emissions had reduced by 7.6% a year early!

Australia Day Survey Results
Posted February 15, 2018 Australia Day Survey Results

In 2017 the Town of Bassendean conducted a review of its Australia Day Celebrations and Fireworks, the survey results are now available.

Whitfield St - Safe Active Street
Posted February 2, 2018 Whitfield St - Safe Active Street

The quiet and leafy streets of Bassendean are great places to walk and ride, with shops, cafes and community facilities close at hand. To improve safety and increase the uptake of walking and cycling in the area, the Whitfield Safe Active Street Project focuses on: • Improving access to key community facilities; • Connecting existing high quality paths to key destinations; • Improving crossings at main east-west roads; and • Improving signage and wayfinding. Feedback period will be open until 5pm on Monday 5th March 2018.

West Rd Roadworks
Posted January 23, 2018 West Rd Roadworks

Road works are in progress on West Rd to improve safety and parking, the works include installing a children's crossing, road widening for additional parking bays and new profile speed humps.

Proposed Local Laws
Posted January 16, 2018 Proposed Local Laws

The Town of Bassendean has resolved to make local laws relating to: Repeal Local Law; Bee Keeping Local Law; and Dust and Building Waste Local Law

Planning for Playtime at Sandy Beach Reserve
Posted December 21, 2017 Planning for Playtime at Sandy Beach Reserve

Sandy Beach Reserve Nature Playground - Have your Say - Planning for Playtime @ Sandy Beach - Survey has been extended until Friday 9 March 2018. Give some thought to how the Town could provide the best possible play space, with a diverse range of opportunities for varying ages and abilities, at Sandy Beach Reserve.

Helpful hints to reduce your waste this Christmas
Posted December 19, 2017 Helpful hints to reduce your waste this Christmas

We all tend to over spend at Christmas, buying extra food just in case we have family or friends visit. Here are some suggestions that may help you reduce your waste this Christmas .

Festive Season Waste Collection Services
Posted December 13, 2017 Festive Season Waste Collection Services

Your rubbish collection dates will change over the public holiday period with an additional recycling collection service from 2-8 January 2018

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