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Urban Forest Canopy Program
Posted 17 September 2021 Urban Forest Canopy Program

The Town of Bassendean, with the assistance of the Water Corporation 2021/22 Local Government Urban Canopy Grant Program, are expanding the 2022 tree planting program to include high urban heat areas in the Town's industrial area, along Morley Drive and within Eden Hill.

Update on Old Perth Road lighting issue
Posted 15 September 2021 Update on Old Perth Road lighting issue

The Town has been working consistently with Western Power to resolve the lighting issue at the east end of Old Perth Road with works currently scheduled for Saturday, 18th September 2021.

Bassendean next in line for NBN upgrade
Posted 10 September 2021 Bassendean next in line for NBN upgrade

Earlier this week NBN co announced the latest list of suburbs and towns that are set to benefit from the next rollout of the nbn fibre upgrade, which included the Town of Bassendean.

Bassendean Historical Society celebrates 30 years
Posted 10 September 2021 Bassendean Historical Society celebrates 30 years

The Town would like to recognise the contributions of the Bassendean Historical Society

Town seeking EOI’s for Umbrella Insurance Program
Posted 10 September 2021 Town seeking EOI’s for Umbrella Insurance Program

Expressions of Interest (EOI) welcome from eligible Community Groups to participate in an Umbrella Insurance Program.

Free waste disposal at EMRC Baywaste
Posted 08 September 2021 Free waste disposal at EMRC Baywaste

EMRC Baywaste Transfer Station is now accepting select items from Town of Bassendean residents FREE of charge.

Community sponsorship and grants program now open!
Posted 07 September 2021 Community sponsorship and grants program now open!

The Town of Bassendean is proud to introduce a Sponsorship and Grants Program that will support projects that make a significant contribution to the Town and its residents.

Success Hill Jetty – Closed
Posted 31 August 2021 Success Hill Jetty – Closed

Following a condition assessment and advice of marine structural engineers the Town was required to close Success Hill Jetty in April 2021 to ensure safety for the community.

Eden Hill Underground Power
Posted 30 August 2021 Eden Hill Underground Power

Information for residents who will be switching from overhead powerlines to an underground power supply.

Council adopts Jubilee Reserve Masterplan
Posted 26 August 2021 Council adopts Jubilee Reserve Masterplan

Council has adopted the Jubilee Reserve Masterplan which has been in development since July 2020.

Milestone reached in Sandy Beach Playground project
Posted 26 August 2021 Milestone reached in Sandy Beach Playground project

In a huge win for the Town of Bassendean community, Council has appointed the successful tenderer for the construction of the Sandy Beach Playground.

Local Government Ordinary Election - Call for Nominations
Posted 25 August 2021 Local Government Ordinary Election - Call for Nominations

An Ordinary Postal Election will be held on Saturday, 16 October 2021 to fill 5 vacancies.

Celebrating 100 years
Posted 20 August 2021 Celebrating 100 years

Today, the Melody Club hosted a special 100th birthday celebration for one of its members, Ron Morrison.

Town acknowledges resignation of Cr. John Gangell
Posted 13 August 2021 Town acknowledges resignation of Cr. John Gangell

After 16 years on Bassendean Council, Cr. John Gangell is resigning from his position.

Town Centre Masterplan - Make Your Feedback Count
Posted 01 August 2021 Town Centre Masterplan - Make Your Feedback Count

Creating a vibrant, active and revitalised town centre

The Future of 1 Surrey Street
Posted 28 July 2021 The Future of 1 Surrey Street

The property will be sold with conditions to ensure ongoing community access and heritage restoration.

Who to call if a tree or large branch falls
Posted 14 July 2021 Who to call if a tree or large branch falls

Stormy weather and water logged ground could see trees coming down, so make sure you know who to call.

UPDATE: Transition out of Lockdown
Posted 02 July 2021 UPDATE: Transition out of Lockdown

The Town will continue to transition out of lockdown in accordance with restrictions.

Plastic Free July in the Town of Bassendean
Posted 23 June 2021 Plastic Free July in the Town of Bassendean

Get started on your journey towards plastic free by participating in Plastic Free July and go into the draw to win a hamper full of goodies that will help you to transition to a low waste lifestyle.

Don't Get Complacent
Posted 18 June 2021 Don't Get Complacent

If you see something suspicious, report it to Police on 131 444 or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 to report anonymously.

Hanwell Way Community Men’s Shed
Posted 17 June 2021 Hanwell Way Community Men’s Shed

Fostering a Sense of Achievement and Self-Worth for Less Advantaged Community Members

The Importance of Bin Tagging
Posted 10 June 2021 The Importance of Bin Tagging

Recycling is a shared responsibility, and by everyone working together to ensure they put the right thing in the right bin we can reduce contamination and decrease the amount of materials sent to landfill.

Nature Upgrade at Palmerston Reserve
Posted 27 May 2021 Nature Upgrade at Palmerston Reserve

Coming Soon: Upgraded Reserve and Playground

2021 Community Awards Recipients
Posted 26 May 2021 2021 Community Awards Recipients

Notice of Intention to Levy Differential Rates
Posted 05 May 2021 Notice of Intention to Levy Differential Rates

The Town of Bassendean proposes to change the way it applies rates to vacant land.

Community Recyclable Goods Drop-Off Morning
Posted 18 April 2021 Community Recyclable Goods Drop-Off Morning

Town of Bassendean residents can bring in recyclable goods for disposal

Town Centre Masterplan
Posted 08 April 2021 Town Centre Masterplan

The Bassendean Town Centre Masterplan to attract investment and enhance the vibrancy and liveability of the town centre precinct for the next 20 years.

BikeFest on Whitfield Safe Active Street
Posted 07 April 2021 BikeFest on Whitfield Safe Active Street

Come down to Bassendean Primary School on Whitfield Safe Active Street to enjoy an afternoon of Bike-tastic fun.

ANZAC Day March and Service
Posted 07 April 2021 ANZAC Day March and Service

The Eastern Regional RSL invites all to attend their ANZAC Day March and Service.

Draft Local Planning Policy No. 8 – Car Parking & End of Trip Facilities
Posted 24 March 2021 Draft Local Planning Policy No. 8 – Car Parking & End of Trip Facilities

Council at its meeting of 23 March 2021 resolved to advertise amendments to Local Planning Policy No.8 – Car Parking & End of Trip Facilities.

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