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Town of Bassendean Offers Land to Ease Housing Crisis
Posted 19 June 2024 Town of Bassendean Offers Land to Ease Housing Crisis

Since adopting the Bassendean Town Centre Masterplan in November 2021, the Town of Bassendean has been actively working to increase the supply of housing stock in collaboration with the state government. In September 2022, the Town transferred the management of Crown Reserve (3353 m²) at 1 Park Lane, currently the Wilson Street Car Park, to the state government for redevelopment into high-density housing.

Town of Bassendean Expresses Condolences on the Passing of John Todd
Posted 13 June 2024 Town of Bassendean Expresses Condolences on the Passing of John Todd

The Town of Bassendean extends its heartfelt condolences to the family of Mr. John Todd, who passed away on the 4 June 2024.

Special Council Meeting - 18 June 2024
Posted 12 June 2024 Special Council Meeting - 18 June 2024

A Special Council Meeting will be held in the Town's Council Chambers on Tuesday, 18 June 2024 at 7 pm.

Audit and Governance Committee: rescheduled
Posted 11 June 2024 Audit and Governance Committee: rescheduled

 The Audit and Governance Committee Meeting scheduled for Wednesday 12 June 2024 at 5:30 pm to be held in the Council Chambers, 48 Old Perth Road, Bassendean, will now begin at the earlier time of 5:00 pm.

Town of Bassendean Expresses Disappointment in City of Swan’s Handling of
Posted 11 June 2024 Town of Bassendean Expresses Disappointment in City of Swan’s Handling of Boundary Adjustment Review

The Town of Bassendean has expressed disappointment over the City of Swan’s approach to a proposed boundary review.

Special Council Meeting - 11 June 2024
Posted 06 June 2024 Special Council Meeting - 11 June 2024

A Special Council Meeting will be held in the Town's Council Chambers on Tuesday, 11 June 2024 at 6:30 pm.

Wastewater Pipeline Upgrades
Posted 04 June 2024 Wastewater Pipeline Upgrades

The Water Corporation are currently upgrading the wastewater pressure main along Hyland Street, West Road, Bridson Street and Elder Parade in Bassendean up until late June 2024.

Town of Bassendean Partners with Main Roads WA to Enhance Road Safety
Posted 29 May 2024 Town of Bassendean Partners with Main Roads WA to Enhance Road Safety

At its Ordinary Council Meeting last night, Town of Bassendean Council endorsed a collaboration with Main Roads Western Australia on the Low Cost Urban Road Safety Program (Low Cost URSP), aiming to improve safety, reduce fatalities, and improve traffic flow on local roads and intersections.

Town of Bassendean Recognises Outstanding Community Contributions with
Posted 27 May 2024 Town of Bassendean Recognises Outstanding Community Contributions with 2024 Community Awards

The Town of Bassendean celebrated the exceptional contributions of its residents at the 2024 Community Awards and Citizenship Ceremony, held on Friday, 24 May at the Bassendean Community Hall. Coinciding with National Volunteer Week, this event honoured individuals whose dedication and service have strengthened the fabric of our community.

Notice of Intention to Levy Differential Rates
Posted 23 May 2024 Notice of Intention to Levy Differential Rates

Notice is hereby given to the ratepayers of the intention by the Town of Bassendean to levy the differential rates for each rating category for the 2024/2025 financial year.

Special Council Meeting - 21 May 2024
Posted 15 May 2024 Special Council Meeting - 21 May 2024

A Special Council Meeting to be held in the Town's Council Chambers on Tuesday, 21 May 2024 at 5:30 pm

Join a Bushcare Volunteer Group to Help Preserve the Town’s Natural
Posted 06 May 2024 Join a Bushcare Volunteer Group to Help Preserve the Town’s Natural Environment

The Town encourages community members to lend a hand to local bushcare volunteer groups to make a positive impact on our environment.

Town of Bassendean Endorses BIC Reserve Concept Plan, Enhancing Community
Posted 01 May 2024 Town of Bassendean Endorses BIC Reserve Concept Plan, Enhancing Community Spaces for Future Generations

As part of its ongoing commitment to enhancing community spaces, the Town of Bassendean Council endorsed the BIC Reserve Concept Plan during its Ordinary Council Meeting last night.

Verge collection survey
Posted 01 May 2024 Verge collection survey

In response to community feedback, the Town is considering changing our bulk waste collection method from pre-booked skip bins to pre-booked verge collections. We appreciate your input about your bulk waste collection preferences. Please review the details of the proposed service below and share your thoughts with us in the survey.

Town of Bassendean Welcomes Shane Asmus as Director of Infrastructure and
Posted 30 April 2024 Town of Bassendean Welcomes Shane Asmus as Director of Infrastructure and Sustainability

The Town of Bassendean is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Asmus as the Director of Infrastructure and Sustainability.

Town of Bassendean’s Local Planning Scheme 11 Officially Gazetted
Posted 30 April 2024 Town of Bassendean’s Local Planning Scheme 11 Officially Gazetted

The Town of Bassendean is pleased to announce the official gazettal of Local Planning Scheme No. 11 (LPS 11) on 26 April 2024. LPS 11 marks a significant milestone in shaping the future landscape of our district, providing guidelines for subdivision and development.

Water Corporation - Burst Sewer Works, West Road Bassendean
Posted 22 April 2024 Water Corporation - Burst Sewer Works, West Road Bassendean

The Town has received an emergency works notification from the Water Corporation regarding a burst sewer at 93 West Road Bassendean. Water Corporation will be in attendance to commence works from Tuesday 23 April 2024. Completion is anticipated by Friday 3rd May 2024.

Temporary Changes to Ranger Services
Posted 17 April 2024 Temporary Changes to Ranger Services

The Town of Bassendean has partnered with City of Bayswater to trial a collaborative approach to the delivery of Ranger Services outside of standard business hours and during busy periods to assist in the delivery of this service to our community.

Apply for the 2024 Waterwise Verge Rebate to help you transform your verge
Posted 17 April 2024 Apply for the 2024 Waterwise Verge Rebate to help you transform your verge

The Town of Bassendean is offering a limited number of rebates for residents who transform their verge from grass or hardstand to waterwise verges.

Transform Your Garden into a Waterwise Oasis with the Plants to Residents
Posted 05 April 2024 Transform Your Garden into a Waterwise Oasis with the Plants to Residents Program

Bassendean residents are encouraged to embrace waterwise gardening with the launch of the Town’s Plants to Residents Program. The Town’s Plants to Residents Program offers residents the opportunity to purchase up to 20 native, waterwise plants at a subsidised rate of $1 each through Enviro House.

Join the Community Celebration at the WA Tree Festival
Posted 27 March 2024 Join the Community Celebration at the WA Tree Festival

The Town of Bassendean is pleased to announce our participation in the WA Tree Festival, a community celebration highlighting the importance of trees in our urban environment and beyond. Running from April to May 2024, the festival promises a diverse array of workshops, engaging activities, and opportunities for residents.

Town of Bassendean Secures $570,000 Funding for Jubilee Reserve Sports
Posted 23 March 2024 Town of Bassendean Secures $570,000 Funding for Jubilee Reserve Sports Lighting Upgrade

The Town of Bassendean has successfully secured $570,000 funding from the State Government's Club Night Lights Program for an extensive $1.6m upgrade to sports lighting at the Jubilee Reserve playing fields.

Welcome to the Town of Bassendean’s Council Plan
Posted 13 March 2024 Welcome to the Town of Bassendean’s Council Plan

The Town’s Council Plan outlines this community’s strategic priorities, vision, and desired outcomes for the next ten years, offering a cohesive and collaborative roadmap for the Town’s four-year delivery program of actions.

Town of Bassendean Welcomes Michelle Brennand as Director of Community
Posted 12 March 2024 Town of Bassendean Welcomes Michelle Brennand as Director of Community and Place

The Town of Bassendean is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Brennand as the new Director of Community and Place. Michelle brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role, having served nearly four years as Director of Community Development at the City of Fremantle.

Town of Bassendean Moves Closer to Approval of Local Planning Scheme 11
Posted 12 March 2024 Town of Bassendean Moves Closer to Approval of Local Planning Scheme 11

The Town of Bassendean is pleased to announce a significant step forward in the approval process for Local Planning Scheme No. 11, which will help shape the future landscape of our district by guiding subdivision and development.

Town of Bassendean embraces opportunity to explore boundary adjustment
Posted 12 March 2024 Town of Bassendean embraces opportunity to explore boundary adjustment with City of Swan

At the Special Council Meeting held on Monday 11 March 2024, Town of Bassendean Council unanimously resolved to immediately inform the City of Swan, of the Town’s desire to explore an adjustment of shared boundaries.

Revitalising Bassendean: Tender Call for Town Centre and Oval Projects
Posted 11 March 2024 Revitalising Bassendean: Tender Call for Town Centre and Oval Projects

The Town of Bassendean is embarking on a significant phase of its Town Centre Masterplan, which was adopted in November 2021 to realise the community's aspirations for a for a dynamic Town Centre.

Special Council Meeting - 11 March 2024
Posted 08 March 2024 Special Council Meeting - 11 March 2024

A Special Council Meeting to be held in the Town's Council Chambers on Monday, 11 March 2024 at 5:30 pm

Exciting Learning Experience at Town of Bassendean Council Chamber
Posted 07 March 2024 Exciting Learning Experience at Town of Bassendean Council Chamber

On Wednesday 28 February, eager young minds from St Michael’s School’s year four class visited the Town of Bassendean’s council chamber for an immersive learning experience.

Be Alert for the Polyphagous Shot-Hole Borer
Posted 28 February 2024 Be Alert for the Polyphagous Shot-Hole Borer

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is asking all Perth residents to keep an eye out for the polyphagous shot-hole borer (PSHB).

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