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Gastro outbreak linked to raw oysters
Posted 15 November 2021 Gastro outbreak linked to raw oysters

Western Australians are being advised to avoid eating raw or partially cooked oysters that originate in South Australia

Town of Bassendean Community Awards 2022
Posted 15 November 2021 Town of Bassendean Community Awards 2022

The Town of Bassendean Community Awards to recognise individuals, community groups and business for their excellence in the community.

Mary Crescent goes green with help from Eden Hill CAN
Posted 05 November 2021 Mary Crescent goes green with help from Eden Hill CAN

Town of Bassendean has partnered with residents of the Eden Hill Community Action Network (CAN) to deliver a unique verge greening initiative to seventeen households surrounding the restored micro wetlands at Mary Crescent Reserve.

Town of Bassendean announces divestment from aged care
Posted 04 November 2021 Town of Bassendean announces divestment from aged care

In a move to ensure services align with and meet community needs the Town of Bassendean is today announcing its divestment from the aged care sector, effective 30 June 2022.

Deputy Mayor finalist in climate awards
Posted 03 November 2021 Deputy Mayor finalist in climate awards

Town of Bassendean’s Deputy Mayor Renee McLennan is a finalist in the Cities Power Partnership’s fourth annual national Climate Awards.

Innovative outdoor gallery installed in Bassendean
Posted 02 November 2021 Innovative outdoor gallery installed in Bassendean

Emerging artists from Cyril Jackson Senior Campus have shared their talents in a unique outdoor digital gallery, using a mix of visual art and sound to provide a sensory experience for the community.

Newly Elected Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors Sworn-In
Posted 20 October 2021 Newly Elected Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Councillors Sworn-In

A new chapter for the Town of Bassendean was marked Monday night at the Swearing-In Ceremony for five recently elected Councillors.

Is your lawn barefoot ready?
Posted 19 October 2021 Is your lawn barefoot ready?

Caltrop (Tribulus terrestris) and Doublegee (Rumex hypogaeus, formerly Emex australis) are weeds that produces seeds with ridged spines that can puncture tyres and footwear and attach to clothes and pet fur therefore be spread easily.

Bulk Rubbish Collection 2021
Posted 18 October 2021 Bulk Rubbish Collection 2021

The Town will hold its annual Bulk Hard Waste verge collection from 1 November to 3 December 2021.

Get outdoors this October!
Posted 01 October 2021 Get outdoors this October!

Winter is over, it’s warming up. So why not get out and about in Bassendean this October, with activities for everyone!

Farewell to retiring Councillors
Posted 30 September 2021 Farewell to retiring Councillors

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 marked the final meeting of the current Council for the Town of Bassendean.

Homegrown talent creates the world’s first Noongar language opera
Posted 23 September 2021 Homegrown talent creates the world’s first Noongar language opera

Bassendean resident of twenty-three years, Gina Williams AM, a Balladong Noongar woman, has made history by creating the world’s first opera to be sung in the Noongar language.

Ashfield CAN launches The Lookout
Posted 23 September 2021 Ashfield CAN launches The Lookout

Last Friday, community gathered at the corner of Kenny and Hardy Roads to celebrate the official opening of The Lookout

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.

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.

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