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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.

RElax Program
Posted April 4, 2017 RElax Program

Term 2 RElax Program. Registrations NOW OPEN.

Nominations to Committees
Posted March 28, 2017 Nominations to Committees

COMMUNITY MEMBERS ON COUNCIL COMMITTEES — 2015/17 TERM Council is seeking community members to fill vacancies on the Audit & Risk Management Committee and Liveable Town Advisory Committee for the 2015/17 term which will expire at the next Local Government elections in October 2017.

Town to review Australia Day event
Posted March 7, 2017 Town to review Australia Day event

The Town has announced that it will establish a working group to review the future direction of its annual Australia Day Celebrations and Fireworks event.

The Story of a Town With Strong Foundations For The Future
Posted November 1, 2016 The Story of a Town With Strong Foundations For The Future

A presentation of different aspects of Bassendean’s past history and where the Town is heading.

Partners With Act-Belong-Commit
Posted November 1, 2016 Partners With Act-Belong-Commit

The Town of Bassendean is now an official partner of Act-Belong-Commit.

Would Bassendean Cope With 100-year Flood?
Posted November 1, 2016 Would Bassendean Cope With 100-year Flood?

Flooding in Bassendean will re-occur: it’s a matter of when, not if
Posted November 1, 2016 Flooding in Bassendean will re-occur: it’s a matter of when, not if

Bassendean Embraces Markets
Posted November 1, 2016 Bassendean Embraces Markets

The sun was shining and the stallholders were all decked out and ready in time for the huge crowds that came from near and far.

From the Mayor
Posted November 1, 2016 From the Mayor

Thank you to everybody who made the inaugural Old Perth Road Markets held on August 29, a phenomenal success.

The Wings Club
Posted November 1, 2016 The Wings Club

The Wings Club is a social network run by and for people living with disabilities and their primary carers. It is a volunteer-driven initiative that funds itself.

Former Masonic Hall Site Sells
Posted November 1, 2016 Former Masonic Hall Site Sells

The Town of Bassendean has resolved to sell the former Masonic Hall site in Wilson Street for just in excess of $1 million dollars to Capital Property Services (WA) Pty Ltd, which is keen to redevelop the site.

Certificate of Achievement for Water Campaign
Posted November 1, 2016 Certificate of Achievement for Water Campaign

The Town of Bassendean has been progressively working through the milestones of the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives’ (ICLEI) Water Campaign that focuses on water conservation and water quality at both a corporate and community level.

Biodiversity Milestone Award
Posted November 1, 2016 Biodiversity Milestone Award

The Town of Bassendean has been progressively working through the Western Australian Local Government Association’s and the Western Australian Government’s Natural Resource Management Perth Biodiversity Project milestones.

Weather Didn’t Dampen Celebrations!
Posted November 1, 2016 Weather Didn’t Dampen Celebrations!

Despite light rain, the NAIDOC Family Day event held in July with partners Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service was a great day.

Photography Exhibition
Posted November 1, 2016 Photography Exhibition

Bassendean resident and photographer, April Ward, will be having an exhibition of her work entitled ‘Public Places, Private Lives’. It will be on display in the Bassendean Memorial Library from Monday 4 October to Friday 15 October.

Broadband for Seniors’ Kiosk
Posted November 1, 2016 Broadband for Seniors’ Kiosk

The Broadband for Seniors’ Kiosk gives you the opportunity to discover how the web can help you to stay in touch with friends and family, along with offering access to the wealth of information available online. Find out what all the excitement is about!

Annual Fire Break Notice
Posted November 1, 2016 Annual Fire Break Notice

Prior to 31 October 2010, properties of all sizes within the Town of Bassendean must be cleared of combustible material from the whole of the land.

Keep The Faith:  Remembrance Day Commemoration
Posted November 1, 2016 Keep The Faith: Remembrance Day Commemoration

At 11.00am on 11 November, Australians pause for one minute’s silence to remember the servicemen and women who gave their lives while serving Australia in wars, conflicts and peace operations.

Grant for Bassonovas
Posted November 1, 2016 Grant for Bassonovas

The Town of Bassendean would like to extend its congratulations to Leisure Course Group, the Bassonovas, who recently received a grant of $3500 as part of the Bendigo Bank’s Community Grants program.

Town wins Silver ‘Diligence in Safety’ Award
Posted November 1, 2016 Town wins Silver ‘Diligence in Safety’ Award

After 4–5 years of implementing significant organisational cultural change, developing and reviewing the Occupational Health & Safety Risk Management Manual, and implementing operational procedures across the whole organisation, the Town has reduced workers’ compensation claims and achieved a reduction in insurance premiums.

Exciting senior's week ahead
Posted October 1, 2016 Exciting senior's week ahead

The Town of Bassendean is pleased to offer a range of fun and exciting events for the community during Seniors’ Week. This year will include an intergenerational event joining Children’s and Seniors’ Week for 2010. This event will also coincide with the Old Perth Road Markets on 31st October.

Take Your Next Step Towards An Eco-lifestyle
Posted September 29, 2016 Take Your Next Step Towards An Eco-lifestyle

The Living Smart Community Course is your opportunity to gain practical skills for a more sustainable, happy and healthy lifestyle. Discover things you can do and choices you can make, both big and small, to make a positive impact on your home and neighbourhood.

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