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Invitation to comment - naming of Right Of Way running between Geraldine St and Shackleton St, Bassendean
Posted July 20, 2017 Invitation to comment - naming of Right Of Way running between Geraldine St and Shackleton St, Bassendean

At its June 2017 meeting, Council considered a report into a request to name the Right Of Way (ROW) identified above. Council resolved that the matter be advertised for public comment, to gauge the level of support for naming the ROW to ‘McKinlay Lane’ as the first preference and ‘Swinbourn Lane’ as the second preference, with the results of the consultation being referred back to Council to allow a recommendation on the matter to be made to Landgate.

Invitation to comment - renaming of Clarke Way Reserve (Clarke Way, Bassendean) to Abell Reserve
Posted July 17, 2017 Invitation to comment - renaming of Clarke Way Reserve (Clarke Way, Bassendean) to Abell Reserve

Public comment is sought in relation to the proposed renaming of Clarke Way Reserve to Abell Reserve in honour of the community contribution by Clive and Carol Abell to the Town of Bassendean.

Review of Governance Policies
Posted July 12, 2017 Review of Governance Policies

Council recently resolved to advertise its Government Policies for public comment.

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

Bassendean Visual Art Awards 2017
Posted May 5, 2017 Bassendean Visual Art Awards 2017

Entries are now open for the 2017 Bassendean Visual Art Awards

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.

Community Feedback Invited
Posted May 1, 2017 Community Feedback Invited

The Town is keen to invite submissions on amendments to the Local Planning Scheme No 10 and the Town Planning Scheme No 4A.

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.

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.

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