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Australia Day Community Citizen of the Year Awards Now Open!
Posted October 19, 2018 Australia Day Community Citizen of the Year Awards Now Open!

Nominations are currently open and close on 31 October 2018

Broadway cycling and pedestrian upgrades
Posted October 12, 2018 Broadway cycling and pedestrian upgrades

The Town and PTA intend to improve cycling and pedestrian infrastructure along Broadway from Iolanthe Street to Railway Parade, terminating at Bassendean Stattion

Plastic-Free Bassendean
Posted October 11, 2018 Plastic-Free Bassendean

The Town of Bassendean is collaborating with Boomerang Alliance to establish “Plastic-Free Bassendean”

Council Meeting Update
Posted October 3, 2018 Council Meeting Update

September 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting update with Mayor Renée McLennan

Recyclable goods drop off morning 27 October 2018
Posted October 2, 2018 Recyclable goods drop off morning 27 October 2018

Come along Saturday 27 October from 9am to 12 noon to the Depot to drop off & recycle timber, metals, e-waste, cardboard & tyres and reduce waste going to landfill

Town of Bassendean to Welcome New CEO
Posted September 26, 2018 Town of Bassendean to Welcome New CEO

The Town of Bassendean welcomes Ms Peta Mabbs to the role of Chief Executive Officer following her appointment at last night’s Council meeting.

Be A Reuse Trail Blazer
Posted September 25, 2018 Be A Reuse Trail Blazer

Get involved with the Garage Sale Trail

Recycling in WA has changed!!
Posted September 20, 2018 Recycling in WA has changed!!

Recycling in WA has changed!! What now can be put in your yellow lid recycling bin?

Council Meeting Update
Posted September 5, 2018 Council Meeting Update

August 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting update with Mayor Renée McLennan.

Sustainable House Day
Posted August 28, 2018 Sustainable House Day

Free community workshop to learn how to slash your power bills and make your home efficient and sustainable

Access and Inclusion Plan - Input sought
Posted August 2, 2018 Access and Inclusion Plan - Input sought

The Town of Bassendean is inviting community input into the development of a new Access and Inclusion Plan.

Endorsement of the 2018/19 Budget
Posted July 31, 2018 Endorsement of the 2018/19 Budget

The Council endorsed the 2018/19 Budget at the Council Meeting on 24th July 2018.

Mayor Renée McLennan on the Budget
Posted July 30, 2018 Mayor Renée McLennan on the Budget

Mayor Renée McLennan talks about this year's budget adopted by Council at the July 2018 Ordinary Council Meeting.

Plastic Free July 2018
Posted July 4, 2018 Plastic Free July 2018

Plastic Fee July, join the challenge and "Choose to Refuse" single use plastic during July. Reduce the plastic waste.

Draft major development plan for new runway at Perth Airport released
Posted June 28, 2018 Draft major development plan for new runway at Perth Airport released

Perth Airport has commenced a public comment period for their draft Major Development Plan, which includes a new third runway

Mayor Renée McLennan on last night's Council Meeting
Posted June 27, 2018 Mayor Renée McLennan on last night's Council Meeting

Town of Bassendean's Mayor Renée McLennan recaps June's Council Meeting

Local Businesses getting ahead in the War on Waste
Posted June 27, 2018 Local Businesses getting ahead in the War on Waste

The Town of Bassendean believes that when every person does a little bit to clean up our environment, together we can all make a big difference.

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.

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