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Vietnam Veterans' Day Service
Posted June 25, 2018 Vietnam Veterans' Day Service

VIETNAM VETERANS’ DAY SERVICE – SHOW YOU CARE! The Town will be commemorating the 52nd anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, and all those who served in Vietnam, at a service to be held at the Bassendean War Memorial, corner Guildford Road and Wilson Street, Bassendean, at 10.30am on Friday 17 August. Some 60,000 Australian military personnel served during the war, from 1962 to 1975, and by the time the last combat troops left Vietnam, 521 Australians had lost their lives and several thousand had been wounded, many of whom were conscripts. Mr Richard Williams, State President of the Vietnam Veterans’ Association of Australia (WA Branch), will provide the Address at the service, and we look forward to welcoming you at the event.

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

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.

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