City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

ROE 8 REHABILITATION STARTS

On Monday 22 May, preparatory work starts on rehabilitating cleared areas on the Roe 8 project, the State-Government led Roe 8 Working Group has advised.

Mulch will be moved to a site near Kwinana Freeway, and fences will ultimately be replaced with low-key fencing to allow public access.


For more information, visit rehabilitatingroe8.org


BIBRA LAKE REGIONAL PLAYGROUND CLOSED IN MAY

Our playground is closed during May for maintenance.

It reopens on June 1 with new shade sails, repairs to Hobbit Hill and the talking rocks, plus bike racks, lighting changes and a new bin storage area.

VISIT BIBRA LAKE REGIONAL PLAYGROUND PAGE


HOW DO YOU RATE YOUR LOCAL AREA?
COMMUNITY SCORECARDS

The City would like to hear your views and ideas about how your local area and quality of life can be improved.
We use these and other results to set our priorities for improving the community.
Over the last few years, the main priorities have been:

  • Traffic
  • Appearance of your local area
  • Safety and security

The scorecard is open to all members of your household aged 18 years or older.


SPORT AND COMMUNITY - Seeking your comments

We're seeking your comment on the draft Community, Sport and Recreation Facilities Plan which will guide the provision of sport and community facilities to meet the community's needs over the next 15 years.

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Business Connect

Cockburn businesses are invited to attend our Business Connect event featuring:

- Stephen Cain, City of Cockburn CEO, giving an update on Cockburn's Economic Development.

- A Panel of highly experienced and well regarded industry leaders will provide practical advice on running a successful business.

There will be an opportunity for Q&A, so come along to network and learn from the best.

WHEN: Friday 16 June, 6 - 8.30pm
LOCATION: Cockburn Administration Building, 9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood.
COST: FREE

Registration essential
T
: 9411 3444 or E: communitydevelopment@cockburn.wa.gov.au 

CHECK OUT MORE EVENTS COMING UP !

Reconciliation Week 2017 RECONCILIATION WEEK 2017

WHEN: Monday 29 May 2017

TIMES: 10 am to 11.30 am

LOCATION: Cockburn Admin Building,
9 Coleville Crescent, Spearwood

Each year National Reconciliation Week (#NRW2017) from 27 May to 3 June, celebrates achievements in our journey towards reconciliation.

In 2017, two significant milestones are marked.  It is 50 years since the 1967 referendum, and 25 years since the Mabo decision.

This week reminds us that big changes take persistence and courage, so let's celebrate together and take the next steps.

  • Welcome to Country
  • Sea of Hands
  • Traditional dance performance
  • Morning tea

Visit www.cockburn.wa.gov.au/Aboriginal


CYBERSAFETY PARENT FORUM - KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE

An eSafety expert from the Office of the Childrens eSafety Commissioner will be delivering a FREE workshop on how you can help keep young people safe online. 

Learn how:keep your kids safe - cybersafety forum for parents 2017

  • Young people are using social media and technology
  • To make a complaint about cyberbullying
  • The Office of the Childrens eSafety Commissioner
    can help remove serious cyberbullying material
  • Light refreshments are included, for more information
    contact the Cockburn Support Service Coordinator
    on 9411 3859.
  • For parents/carers of young people aged 7 18 years.

When: 31 May

Times:  5.30-7.30pm

Location: Cockburn Health & Community Facilitiy, Level 1, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success. 

RSVP essential by Monday 24 May on 08 9411 3444


UPDATE : NEW STAIRS FOR DIVE TRAIL VISITORSNew stairs for Coogee Maritime trrail

New stairs are in the process of being installed so that divers can safety access the Coogee Maritime Trail.

The next step is to add decking and remove the steel fabrication at the base. 

It should be open for use at the end of May.

Port Coogee Landscape Works | Stair Access Designs

City of Cockburn

News & Upcoming Events

 

NOTICE OF INTENTION TO LEVY DIFFERENTIAL RATES

In accordance with Section 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given of the intention of the City of Cockburn to adopt the following rates in the dollar and minimum payments for each rating category in the 2017/18 financial year.

This represents a 1.75% average increase over 2016/17 for Residential Improved properties.

view LEVY DIFFERENTIAL RATES details

 

CHANGES TO CITY WARDS & BOUNDARIES

The Local Government Minister has approved changes to ward boundaries for the City of Cockburn which will be implemented at the 2017 local government elections.

View more about these Ward - Boundary changes

PIONEERS DAY LUNCHEON 2017

Have you lived within the City of Cockburn
CONTINUOUSLY for 60 years or more?

If so, you may be eligible to attend our Annual Pioneers' Luncheon which this year will be held on Friday, 2 June 2017.

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COCKBURN WA DAY AWARD 2017 - NOMINATIONS OPEN

Eligibility
The City would like to hear about people who have helped Cockburn become the thriving and progressive community that it is today; people who have been responsible for some aspect of the development of Cockburn, either physically, culturally or socially.

If you know of someone, including those with close historical links to the City, enter them as a nominee for the 2017 Cockburn WA Day Award.

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FERAL ANIMAL CONTROL UNTIL JUNE 2017

small fox

Soft leg fox trapping and feral cat cage trapping will be occurring throughout several City of Cockburn Conservation Reserves from March through to June.

To ensure a successful program, pet owners are encouraged to have their dogs restrained when visiting our reserves and cats retained to the confines of their own property.

Feral animal control information