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Native Seedlings for Residents
Posted February 22, 2018 Native Seedlings for Residents

The Town of Bassendean is offering residents the opportunity to purchase up to 30 native plant seedlings

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

3 Bin Waste System Community Survey
Posted December 4, 2017 3 Bin Waste System Community Survey

Residents of The Town of Bassendean have expressed an interest in the Town adopting a three bin waste system, which adds a green waste bin to the co- mingled recycling and general waste bin system.

High Pressure Cleaning of brick paving on Old Perth Rd
Posted November 22, 2017 High Pressure Cleaning of brick paving on Old Perth Rd

The brick paved walk area of Old Perth Rd will be high pressure cleaned over the weekends of 25 & 26 Nov and 2 & 3 Dec.

Now Open- AIC and ARMC vacancies 2017
Posted November 21, 2017 Now Open- AIC and ARMC vacancies 2017

National Recycling Week November 2017
Posted November 13, 2017 National Recycling Week November 2017

The Town of Bassendean and associated recycling partners are proud to support National Recycling Week from 13-19 November 2017.

Bulk Verge Collection 2017
Posted October 26, 2017 Bulk Verge Collection 2017

The 2017 Annual Bulk Verge Collection is scheduled to commence soon in your area. Place your rubbish safely on the verge only on your weekend set-out dates.

Australia Day Review
Posted October 24, 2017 Australia Day Review

This survey is now closed and the Town is currently analysing the results.

Bushfire Preparedness
Posted October 24, 2017 Bushfire Preparedness

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) has prepared a suite of new bushfire planning and preparation tools, consisting of 5minute Fire Chat, and support by Your Bushfire Preparation Toolkit. Two simple steps aimed at helping residents to be better prepared for bushfire.

Climathon 2017
Posted October 9, 2017 Climathon 2017

The Town of Bassendean is hosting "Climathon 2017" on behalf of Perth. If you would like to be involved go to www.climathon.climate-kic.org/bassendean

Snake season warning
Posted October 9, 2017 Snake season warning

Warm, sunny, spring days will bring snakes out of hibernation. Do not capture or kill the snake, call Wildcare Helpline on 9474 9055.

Australia Day WA - Community Citizen of the Year
Posted September 12, 2017 Australia Day WA - Community Citizen of the Year

Awards Now Open

Share the Space
Posted August 8, 2017 Share the Space

To encourage courteous behaviour while walking, cycling and driving we are urging you to Share the Space.

New waste contractor for the Town
Posted June 26, 2017 New waste contractor for the Town

From 1 July, SUEZ Recycling & Recovery Pty Ltd will commence as the Town’s waste and recycling contractor. There will be no change to the current collection services.

Invitation to comment - Notional Planning Precincts
Posted June 8, 2017 Invitation to comment - Notional Planning Precincts

In May 2016 the Town of Bassendean adopted a 3 year Strategic Planning Framework (SPF) to facilitate the formulation and adoption of revised plans and policies to articulate and enact desired future directions for the Town’s development towards the year 2030.

2017 Revegetation Plants
Posted May 30, 2017 2017 Revegetation Plants

The Town of Bassendean’s 2017 revegetation plants have just arrived. More than 5,000 seedlings will be planted across the Towns Natural Areas over the coming months.

Town of Bassendean recognised for Waterwise Status
Posted May 11, 2017 Town of Bassendean recognised for Waterwise Status

The Town of Bassendean has been formally acknowledged for their water efficiency at the 2017 Waterwise Business Recognition Event. To reach a Waterwise Council status local governments are required to meet a number of criteria committing to assessing and improving water efficiency of their buildings as well as training staff in sustainable water management for our community and environment

Community Facilities, Ovals/Reserves  Audit and Needs Assessment
Posted May 3, 2017 Community Facilities, Ovals/Reserves Audit and Needs Assessment

The Town of Bassendean has engaged experienced planning consultant AECOM Australia Pty Ltd to conduct a Community Facilities, Ovals/Reserves Audit and Needs Assessment.

Green Waste Collection 2017
Posted April 28, 2017 Green Waste Collection 2017

The Town's 2017 Green Waste Collection is scheduled to commence soon. Neatly place your green waste on the verge adjacent to your property on the specified set-out dates listed for your collection area.

Plants to Residents 2017
Posted April 27, 2017 Plants to Residents 2017

The Town of Bassendean is offering their residents the opportunity to purchase up to 30 native plant seedlings at the cost of $1.00 each.

Volunteer Week 2017: Give Happy, Live Happy
Posted April 18, 2017 Volunteer Week 2017: Give Happy, Live Happy

Can you show us what “Give Happy, Live Happy” looks like in your group or organisation? If the answer is yes, please send us a 20 second video or a photo with text, highlighting how you and your volunteers represent the spirit of volunteering and the National Volunteer Week slogan of “Give Happy, Live Happy”.

JP now available on a Saturday
Posted April 18, 2017 JP now available on a Saturday

Additional Justice of the Peace office hours.

TOWN RECOGNISED AS A WATERWISE COUNCIL
Posted April 18, 2017 TOWN RECOGNISED AS A WATERWISE COUNCIL

Water Corporation endorses the Town of Bassendean as a Waterwise Council.

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