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  • Friday 13 November | Call for nominations - Disability Access and Inclusion Committee and Economic and Business Sustainability Committee

    The city is inviting nominations to fill vacant positions in the following committees. Disability Access and Inclusion Committee To assist the city with identifying and taking action to promote disability access and inclusion in Subiaco, the city is looking for up to five community rep... read more
  • Monday 9 November | Australian Food Safety Week 2015

    The city is supporting Australian Food Safety Week, an initiative of The Food Safety Information Council held from Sunday 8 to 15 November.     Each year in Australia an estimated 4.1 million people contract food poisoning, therefore this year we are urging individuals to re... read more
  • Monday 2 November | Photographic Awards exhibition now open

    The Subiaco Library is currently displaying the finalists' work from this year's Photographic Awards, and will so until Sunday 29 November. The categories for which these finalists are eligible include: Overall winner Subiaco category Open category Subi V... read more
  • Monday 2 November | Asbestos Awareness Month

    The month of November is Asbestos Awareness Month, an initiative which aims to educate home owners and renovators of the asbestos related health risks associated with do-it-yourself (DIY) projects around the home.   At least one in three Australian homes contains products entirely or ... read more
  • Friday 30 October | Fleetwood Mac – On With The Show

    Legendary rockers Fleetwood Mac are playing Subiaco Oval tonight.   Visit the venue website for information about the concert including road closures, parking and public transport, line up times and more. The city’s environmental health officers will be monito... read more
  • Monday 19 October | Local government election results

    Local government elections were held across Western Australia on Saturday 17 October.   Congratulations to the following candidates who were elected in the respective wards:   CENTRAL WARD Judith Gedero (Returning) Malcolm Mummery (New)   EAST WARD Julie Math... read more
  • Friday 16 October | Local government elections

    Don’t miss your chance to have a say in who represents your community.  Local government elections will take place across Western Australia on 17 October.   If you are a registered voter and did not post your ballot paper, the city’s Administration Centre will be... read more
  • Monday 12 October | Carers Week 2015

    National Carers Week will be celebrated from 11 to 17 October to recognise and celebrate the vital contribution Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers make to our nation.   A carer is an individual who provides personal care, support and assistance to another because they have a ... read more
  • Friday 18 September | Park Street car park upgrade works

    The City of Subiaco will be undertaking works in the Park Street car park to improve the drainage system within the car park. During the first stage of works areas of the car park will be temporarily unavailable. Stage one will include installation of new pipes and storm water pits. ... read more
  • Friday 11 September | Finals fever comes to Subiaco

    AFL finals fever has come to Subiaco, with two home final games to be played at Subiaco Oval this weekend – West Coast Eagles v Hawthorn Football Club on Friday 11 September at 6.20pm and Fremantle Dockers v Sydney Swans on Saturday 12 September at 1.20pm.  Visitors to Subiaco ... read more
  • Friday 4 September | Have your say on the draft Integrated Transport Strategy and draft Bus Shelter Improvement Plan

    The City of Subiaco is seeking the community’s feedback in relation to two important documents – the draft Integrated Transport Strategy and draft Bus Shelter Improvement Plan. In 2014 the city engaged independent consultants Cardno to develop a new draft Integrated Transport ... read more
  • Tuesday 1 September | City celebrates National Meals on Wheels Day

    On Wednesday 26 August the City of Subiaco celebrated National Meals on Wheels Day to recognise our volunteers and the contribution they make to the wellbeing of community members who use the service.   City of Subiaco staff, volunteers and clients were joined by special guests Counci... read more
  • Friday 28 August | Special Council Meeting

    A Special Council Meeting of the City of Subiaco will be held at 6.30pm on Tuesday 1 September 2015 in the Administration Centre, Committee Room, 241 Rokeby Road, Subiaco. The agenda will be: Declaration of opening/announcement of visitors Attendance / leave of absence / apo... read more
  • Wednesday 26 August | Mueller Park playspace temporary closure

    As part of the city's capital improvement works the Mueller Park playspace will be temporarily closed from Monday 31 August to Friday 4 September due to maintenance.   The works will ensure the playspace is rejuvenated for the expected increase in visitors to the park coming into ... read more
  • Tuesday 11 August | New homes for our feathered friends

    The City of Subiaco is excited to be working with local schools to create man-made wildlife habitats (nest boxes), thanks to the generous donation of Subiaco resident Shirley Majors who recently contributed $10 000 to the project. The city will work with more than 240 school students to build ... read more
  • Thursday 6 August | Office closure

    The city’s Administration Centre will be closed from 12.30pm on Friday 7 August and reopen at 8.30am on Monday 10 August. The city apologises for any inconvenience. read more
  • Friday 31 July | Sustainable Verge and Garden Award

    The city’s annual Sustainable Verge and Garden Awards recognise gardens and verges that contribute to the greening of business districts, aesthetic presentation of streetscapes and sustainable living practices. Now open to all Subiaco businesses, residents and schools, winners will ... read more
  • Tuesday 21 July | When AFL football leaves Subiaco

    The City of Subiaco has engaged Professional Public Relations (PPR) to conduct a major survey of community stakeholders to assess the social, economic and cultural impact of the relocation of AFL Football from Subiaco Oval on the Subiaco Town Centre. The survey will focus o... read more
  • Monday 20 July | National Tree Day festivities

    The City of Subiaco is marking National Tree Day with a group planting session on Sunday 26 July. National Tree Day is Australia’s largest community tree planting event, run by Planet Ark. This year's celebration represents twenty years of National Tree Day, connecting individua... read more
  • Thursday 16 July | Changes to parking fees in the Subiaco East precinct

    New fees and charges have been adopted by the city as part of the 2015-16 budget, including an increase for all day parking facilities in the Subiaco East precinct. The change in pricing aligns more closely with fees in other car stations in the surrounding area. Changes will come in... read more
  • Thursday 16 July | Crime prevention in the town centre

    Recent burglaries and vehicle thefts in the area are a timely reminder to take steps to protect homes and businesses from becoming a target. Offenders have been taking advantage of unlocked doors, unattended items and valuables left in easy-to-access places. The city and WA Police suggest... read more
  • Wednesday 8 July | Make change happen – Join the Subiaco Town Centre Network

    Nominations are now open for six local business representatives on the Subiaco Town Centre Network. The city and the Western Suburbs Business Association are seeking business owners and operators who are keen to be actively involved in the development of initiatives to attract greate... read more
  • Monday 6 July | The next generation of sustainability gurus

    Rosalie Primary School’s ‘Green Gorillas’ recycling program is an initiative developed by teacher Tim Yates in 2010 to educate students on how to compost their own food scraps from lunch and recess.   The program has been supported by funding from the City of Subiaco... read more
  • Saturday 4 July | Entries for the 2015 Photographic Awards now open

    Have you got the best shot? Entries for the 2015 Photographic Awards presented by the City of Subiaco are now open. With more than 288 entries received last year, this year's competition is set to be bigger and better than ever. The awards are open to amateur and professional photogra... read more
  • Friday 3 July | Subiaco shines at state parks and leisure awards

    The City of Subiaco brought home two awards at the annual Parks and Leisure Australia (WA) Awards of Excellence on Thursday 25 June for excellence and innovation in the management of community parks and leisure facilities. From an impressive five nominations across three categories, the c... read more
  • Thursday 2 July | School holiday fun in Subiaco

    The City of Subiaco is providing a myriad of options to keep children occupied this July school holidays. The City of Subiaco Events calendar contains a range of free activities for parents to consider, including events that coincide with NAIDOC week, such as Didge n dance and a Marn Groo... read more
  • Tuesday 30 June | Special Council Meeting

    A Special Council Meeting of the City of Subiaco will be held at 5.30pm on Tuesday 7 July in the Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 241 Rokeby Road, Subiaco. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following item: Draft Annual Budget 2015/2016 To speak at the meeting plea... read more
  • Thursday 25 June | Annual laneway pruning and weed control

    The city will be conducting its annual laneway pruning and weed control in July.   Weed control   Weeds on footpaths, traffic islands, kerbs and laneways are controlled during this time of the year using the chemical Glyphosate Biactive. Glyphosate BiActive is a non-volatile ... read more
  • Tuesday 23 June | Winter season starting at Lords

    It's all about sports at Lords this Winter. The Winter/Spring sports season kicks off on Monday 29 June, and Lords is waiving the nomination or renomination fees for all teams who sign up before the end of the month. Get your friends, family or co-workers together and try your hand at... read more
  • Friday 19 June | Rokeby Road median strip works

    The City of Subiaco will be undertaking works on the Rokeby Road median strip between Bagot and Roberts roads in July. Following an Arborist report, Council endorsed a detailed physical investigation to identify the extent of the Plane trees’ root systems in the existing traffic med... read more
  • Friday 19 June | Jersey Street car station redevelopment

    The newly redeveloped Jersey Street car station will reopen next week, offering the city’s lowest all day parking fee at $1.20 per hour with a $4 daily maximum. Just a short walk from the town centre, the car station provides an additional parking to remove congestion within the centre o... read more
  • Monday 15 June | Jersey Street playspace

    Much to the delight of children and families everywhere, the new Jersey Street playground is now complete. The new playground encourages children to explore and interact with the world around them, which is reflected in the use of natural materials to create a cohesive, dynamic and inviti... read more
  • Friday 12 June | Thomas Street and Heytesbury Road intersection upgrade

    The City of Subiaco will be upgrading the intersection of Thomas Street and Heytesbury Road between Monday 15 June and Friday 10 July.  While these works are in progress the following lane closures will apply between the hours of 6.30am and 5pm: Thomas Street north bound traf... read more
  • Tuesday 9 June | City of Subiaco residents say no to City of Perth Act

    A survey undertaken by the City of Subiaco found that more than sixty five per cent of respondents in areas affected by the proposed City of Perth Act want to remain part of the City of Subiaco. The survey comes after the announcement of the proposed legislation by Premier Colin Barnett t... read more
  • Thursday 4 June | Markets on Rokeby

    A unanimous council vote has granted conditional approval for the issue of a permit to Venn Propety Group to conduct Markets on Rokeby. Up to 200 market stalls are expected to arrive in Subiaco later this year, offering a range of Western Australian food, art, fashion and more. The perman... read more
  • Monday 25 May | Reporting streetlight faults online

    Subiaco residents, workers and visitors can now report a faulty streetlight through an online form on the city's website. There are two different types of streetlights found through Subiaco. City of Subiaco streetlights are typically coloured or powdercoated metal poles with decorativ... read more
  • Wednesday 20 May | City of Subiaco committed to remaining whole

    The Premier today announced that legislation to expand the City of Perth including the part of the City of Subiaco south of Aberdare Road will be introduced to parliament this week. Mayor Heather Henderson said: "Both the Council and our community are extremely concerned about the pr... read more
  • Tuesday 19 May | Contribute to Subiaco Oval’s story

    A major project to document the history and heritage of Subiaco Oval is well underway and community members are invited to contribute their memories and materials.    The City of Subiaco in partnership with the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) has been working wit... read more
  • Friday 15 May | Food Allergy Week

    Sunday 17 to Saturday 23 May is Food Allergy Week, an initiative by Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia. Food allergies have become increasingly prominent in Australia, which has one of the highest reported incidences of food allergies in the world. It is estimated that two in one hu... read more
  • Monday 11 May | Lake Jualbup nature excursion

    Year two students from Subiaco Primary School were out and about on a nature excursion at Lake Jualbup on Thursday 7 May with the city’s Parks and Environment team.    Equipped with binoculars, sweep nets and magnifying glasses, these young nature ethusiasts learnt ab... read more
  • Monday 4 May | Draft Community Facilities Concept Plan and draft Rosalie Park Master Plan

    The City of Subiaco, in partnership with CommPlan Alliance, has developed the draft Community Facilities Plan and the draft Rosalie Park Master Plan, and is now requesting feedback from the community. The draft documents plan for the future development and operation of the city's commu... read more
  • Friday 24 April | ANZAC weekend closures

    Subiaco Library will be closed on Saturday 25 April and Monday 27 April for ANZAC Day and the public holiday. Please visit the Lords website for its opening hours this weekend.  The ANZAC Day page has all the details of the city's services and associated road closures. ... read more
  • Wednesday 22 April | Warehouse and Catch Music join forces to connect

    The Warehouse Cafe in Shenton Park recently celebrated its second birthday with a day of food, music, and singing along with local group Catch Music. Considered a hidden treasure to the surrounding community, the cafe is an initiative by UnitingCare West to support people living with a di... read more
  • Friday 10 April | Significant developments in Subiaco

    A major retail and office development being pitched at up to $100 million will join several other significant developments planned for Subiaco. “We’re seeing a good retail mix emerge in the town centre, with several new hospitality and fashion businesses opening in recent mont... read more
  • Thursday 2 April | Easter closure

    The City of Subiaco’s Administration Centre will be closed over the Easter long weekend, including the Easter Monday public holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday 7 April at 8.30am. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.  read more
  • Monday 30 March | CCTV system installed to secure Hay Street taxi rank

    The City of Subiaco has recently completed a major project securing a Hay Street taxi rank after a CCTV system became operational on Friday 20 March. The taxi rank, which is a bus bay during the day, is located on the south side of Hay Street immediately east of the intersection with Roke... read more
  • Monday 16 March | Preserving Subiaco Oval's history

    With football moving to the new stadium at Burswood in 2018, the City of Subiaco and West Australian Football Commission have teamed up to ensure Subiaco Oval's history is not lost or forgotten. Work has started on a project to document Subiaco Oval's history, with the aim to use ... read more
  • Friday 13 March | Early morning noise complaint response service (trial period)

    The City of Subiaco is conducting a trial early morning noise patrol and complaint response service.  Acoustic consultants will patrol the trial area and monitor noise levels between the hours of 3am and 7am, seven days a week for four weeks commencing Monday 16 March. During pa... read more
  • Thursday 12 March | Early closure

    On Thursday 12 March, the city’s Administration Centre will close at 4.30pm, rather than 5pm. The city apologises for any inconvenience.  read more
  • Monday 9 March | Business community embraces flexible outdoor dining options

    Since the introduction of two trial outdoor dining permit options in late 2014, the City of Subiaco has seen a 100 per cent success rate among local restaurateurs choosing to retain an alfresco dining area at their business, at the conclusion of their trial periods. The cheaper and more f... read more
  • Friday 27 February | Special council meeting

    A Special Council Meeting of the City of Subiaco will be held at 7pm on Tuesday 3 March 2015 in the Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 241 Rokeby Road, Subiaco. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following item: City of Subiaco – Supreme Court Appeal; ‘po... read more
  • Tuesday 17 February | State Government says no forced amalgamation

    The City of Subiaco today welcomed the announcement that the State Government will abandon the local government structural reform process, and revoke Governor’s Orders that would have seen the City of Subiaco merge with the Town of Cambridge on 1 July. Link to the State Government a... read more
  • Monday 2 February | Stormy weather

    The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorm warning across parts of WA, including the Perth Metropolitan Region. Storms may be accompanied by damaging winds, large hail and heavy rainfall which can lead to flash flooding. The city urges residents to take care during the sto... read more
  • Friday 16 January | Have your say on city programs

    The City of Subiaco is committed to the health, wellbeing and safety of children in the community. During the year, the city offers a number of workshops, school holiday activities and services to support local parents with children under the age of twelve. In shaping the programs on offe... read more
  • Friday 16 January | Summer reading program promotes classic books to kids

    Subiaco Library has introduced a new reading program to encourage children to read more classic books. The Children’s Classic Summer Reading Program, which runs until the end of February 2015, aims to foster a love of reading with children and encourage them to enjoy classic stories... read more
  • Thursday 15 January | Volunteers required for interactive art exhibition

    A sculpture park with a difference is about to launch in Subiaco, and the city requires volunteers to assist with the running of the event. Subiaco pARk features eight interactive artworks by local artists, that can only be viewed via an app on a smart phone or tablet. The exhibition... read more