Community Development

The Community Development Directorate consists of seven of Council’s business units. The business units in this Directorate are Children's Services, Economic Development, Library and Information Services, Recreation & Culture, Seniors & Disability Services, Volunteers & Community Transport and Youth Services .

The Community Development Directorate strives to build a better community in Bassendean and enhance the sense of community belonging and the quality of community life in the Town, characterised by vibrant participation, cohesiveness, informed lifestyle choices, social justice and community safety.

Community Development provides service in the following principal areas:

Children's Services

Children's Services

Economic Development

Economic Development

Library and Information Services

Library and Information Services

Recreation and Culture

Manager Recreation & Culture: Salvatore Siciliano

Sport and Recreation

Community access to the Town's ovals, reserves and facilities; Club Development Program (Clubs Connect Program); Master Planning Projects; Leisure Courses; Physical Activity Promotion, including walking/cycling programs; Management of the Town's Lease, Licence and Management Agreements; Play structures development; Sports Achievement Awards; Town of Bassendean representation on a regional recreation committee (i.e. North Metropolitan Region Recreation Committee); Seniors Week Committee facilitation.

Arts and Culture

Cultural Planning; Public Events; Cultural activities and projects; Public Art Collection curation; Community Events Sponsorship Program; and Town of Bassendean representation on a regional cultural committee (ie, Cultural Development Forum).

Upcoming Events

Seniors and Disability Services

Seniors and Disability Services

Volunteers and Community Transport Services Centre

Volunteers and Community Transport Services Centre

Youth Services Centre

Youth Services