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Ashfield Flats Master Plan Consultation Open
Posted 30 January 2023 Ashfield Flats Master Plan Consultation Open

The DBCA would like to hear from the local community to understand their values and key issues associated with the current and future use of the Ashfield Flats area to help inform the Master Plan.

Arts, Culture and Events Strategy 2023-2026
Posted 24 January 2023 Arts, Culture and Events Strategy 2023-2026

We want your feedback on what Arts, Culture and Events you would like to see hosted in the Town.

Appointment of new CEO
Posted 16 January 2023 Appointment of new CEO

The Town of Bassendean has appointed our new CEO, Mr Cameron Woods.

Public Toilets
Posted 23 December 2022 Public Toilets

As of Saturday Wednesday 1 February, Town of Bassendean public toilets will be reopened 24/7, 7 days a week.

Proposed Parking Amendment Local Law
Posted 06 December 2022 Proposed Parking Amendment Local Law

At its 22 November 2022 Ordinary Meeting, Council resolved to advertise a new draft Parking Amendment Local Law.

Town of Bassendean Community Awards 2023
Posted 17 November 2022 Town of Bassendean Community Awards 2023

The Town of Bassendean Community Awards is an exciting opportunity for the Town to recognise and acknowledge individuals, community groups and businesses for their excellence in the community. 

WA Councils Leading Emissions Reductions
Posted 17 November 2022 WA Councils Leading Emissions Reductions

 Town of Bassendean has come together with 25 other West Australian councils to discuss the opportunities for local government to act on climate change and capitalise on the benefits of the state’s emerging clean economy.

Important Notice- Changes to Verge Collections
Posted 19 October 2022 Important Notice- Changes to Verge Collections

The verge collections scheduled for October/November 2022 and April/May 2023 are cancelled ahead of the Town's transition to a booked skip bin service launch. Please do not place material out for these cancelled collections. 

Catalyse Survey results are now available
Posted 04 October 2022 Catalyse Survey results are now available

The results for the 2022 Catalyse survey are now available.

Power to the People - Trial Pedestrian Only Zone on Old Perth Road
Posted 20 September 2022 Power to the People - Trial Pedestrian Only Zone on Old Perth Road

The Town of Bassendean will trial a Pedestrian Only Zone on the northern lane of Old Perth Road between Guildford Road and Wilson Street in a pilot project Power to the People (P2P).

Ashfield Flats Master Plan Update
Posted 15 September 2022 Ashfield Flats Master Plan Update

In response to the preceding Hydrological Study of Ashfield Flats, the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) will be driving the next stage of land management and future planning through a multidisciplinary consultant team. The updated project page on DBCA's website provides further detail on the prior study, and details for the Master Planning process.

Public Notice of proposed temporary road closure
Posted 13 September 2022 Public Notice of proposed temporary road closure

Notice is hereby given under section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995 of the proposed temporary closure of a portion of dedicated public road on Old Perth Road Bassendean.

Public Notice of proposed temporary road closure
Posted 13 September 2022 Public Notice of proposed temporary road closure

Notice is hereby given under section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995 of the proposed temporary closure of a portion of dedicated public road on Old Perth Road Bassendean.

St Michael's Primary School students visit to Council Chambers
Posted 01 September 2022 St Michael's Primary School students visit to Council Chambers

On Monday 8 August 2022, St Michael's Primary School Class of Year 4, attended The Bassendean Town Council as part of their Local Government studies.

Rewiring Australia Full Suburb Electrification Pilot
Posted 23 August 2022 Rewiring Australia Full Suburb Electrification Pilot

Register your interest to help 6054's chances of being selected for Rewiring Australia's Full Suburb Electrification Pilot

Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Actions
Posted 18 August 2022 Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Actions

Consistent with the Town of Bassendean’s commitment to environmental sustainability, the Town has joined the Australian Building Codes Board and other local governments urging Building Ministers to increase energy efficiency standards for new homes nationwide.

Acknowledgement of the late Archie Roach
Posted 05 August 2022 Acknowledgement of the late Archie Roach

We would like to honour and show respect to the late Archie Roach who sadly passed away on 30 July 2022.

Community Housing at Hyde Retirement Village
Posted 04 August 2022 Community Housing at Hyde Retirement Village

The Town of Bassendean and community housing provider Connect Victoria Park Inc (Connect) are joining forces to make nine housing units available for older residents on low-to-moderate incomes, particularly older single women, as fixed-term tenancies at the Town’s Hyde Retirement Village on James Street, in the heart of Bassendean.

Launch of Bassendean Grants Hub
Posted 27 July 2022 Launch of Bassendean Grants Hub

The Town’s Bassendean Grants Hub portal is now live!

Emissions Reduction Strategy approved
Posted 12 July 2022 Emissions Reduction Strategy approved

The Town of Bassendean Emissions Reduction Strategy 2022 - 2024 has recently been approved, in support of the Town's goal to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030 and building on a strong history of climate action and emission reduction.

Resignation of Town’s Chief Executive Officer
Posted 06 July 2022 Resignation of Town’s Chief Executive Officer

This week the Town of Bassendean’s Chief Executive Officer, Peta Mabbs, tendered her resignation, providing a 3 month notice period.

Special Council Meeting - 5 July 2022
Posted 17 June 2022 Special Council Meeting - 5 July 2022

Notice is given of a Special Council Meeting to be held in the Town's Council Chambers on Tuesday, 5 July 2022.

Council adopts new sustainability policy
Posted 31 May 2022 Council adopts new sustainability policy

Leading the way in environmental sustainability, Council adopted an improved Sustainable Development Policy at the May Ordinary Council Meeting, with a focus on increased provision of sustainability features for new developments within the Town

Bassendean joins Reconciliation Week Banner Project
Posted 26 May 2022 Bassendean joins Reconciliation Week Banner Project

The Town has once again joined the Reconciliation Week Banner Project by installing banners on Old Perth Road

Next weeks Council Meeting is to be held electronically
Posted 20 May 2022 Next weeks Council Meeting is to be held electronically

The Ordinary Council Meeting of the Town of Bassendean scheduled for Tuesday, 24 May will be held electronically.

Community Award winners recognized for National Volunteer Week
Posted 16 May 2022 Community Award winners recognized for National Volunteer Week

Polyphagous shot-hole borer quarantine expanded to include the Town of
Posted 16 May 2022 Polyphagous shot-hole borer quarantine expanded to include the Town of Bassendean

Briefing Session of the Council of the Town of Bassendean will be held
Posted 13 May 2022 Briefing Session of the Council of the Town of Bassendean will be held electronically

In accordance with regulation 12(2) and 14D of the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, public notice is hereby given that due to the public health emergency arising from the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Mayor has considered it appropriate for the Briefing Session to be held by electronic means.

MARKYT Community Scorecard survey now live
Posted 11 May 2022 MARKYT Community Scorecard survey now live

All local business owners/managers, ratepayers and residents aged 14 years or older are invited to take part. Please submit one response per person by 3 June 2022.

Plants to Residents 2022 Program
Posted 03 May 2022 Plants to Residents 2022 Program

The Town’s 2022 Plants to Resident Program is now live!

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