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  • Thursday 21 December | New lease on life for Pavilion site

    The City of Subiaco and Western Australian arts organisation FORM are in talks with the owner of the Pavilion Markets site to investigate the possibility of opening an artisan market/art space at the site in 2018.   The concept would provide local artists and makers with free spaces to wor... read more
  • Friday 15 December | Council statement: Subiaco Oval surface to be retained for community use

    The City of Subiaco Council is happy to be a real stakeholder in the State Government’s redevelopment of Subiaco Oval and Kitchener Park, with access to the oval and quality design principles key priorities for the city.   The City of Subiaco holds a management order over the site, a... read more
  • Friday 8 December | Free parking in Subiaco just in time for Christmas

    The myth that parking is expensive and hard to find in Subiaco will be turned on its head when the City of Subiaco begins offering free evening and weekend parking in six carparks in the town centre from this weekend.   Starting on Saturday 10 December, the permanent change to parking is i... read more
  • Monday 4 December | Former mayor awarded Freeman of the City

    Heather Henderson said she was surprised and “over the moon” to find out she had become Subiaco’s first Freeman of the City in nearly fifteen years.      The former mayor was awarded Freeman of the City status in recognition of her long and significant service t... read more
  • Wednesday 1 November | Jingle bell Rokeby

    The spirit of Christmas will visit the streets of Subiaco this month when the Subiaco Christmas Night of Lights event visits Rokeby Road for the second year.   Taking place on Friday 24 November from 4pm to 9pm, this free event will have Subiaco bursting with cheer as a mass of decorations... read more
  • Thursday 19 October | International artists make their mark on Subiaco walls

    Acclaimed international street artists Okuda and Evoca1 will make their Western Australia debut in Subiaco next month alongside local muralists Hayley Welsh and Sioux Tempestt. The artists will transform four walls in prominent Subiaco locations as part of Paint Subi.   The week-long mural... read more
  • Wednesday 11 October | Subiaco is on cloud wine

    See Subiaco is a proud sponsor of UnWined Subiaco, Western Australia’s premium wine and food festival which takes place over two days in October at Market Square. The popular festival is moving into its seventh year, forging even stronger links within Subiaco. The celebrations will exten... read more
  • Saturday 7 October | Subiaco Scene

    This week's Subiaco Scene has all the details about the upcoming Bonjour Perth festival. You'll also find ways to have your say on the WA Container Deposit Scheme, as well as information about tendering for the two mini-buses the city is donating. read more
  • Wednesday 4 October | Local History Award winners help preserve Subiaco's past

    The winners of the City of Subiaco’s 2017 Local History Awards were announced at a ceremony held at Subiaco Library on Monday evening. This year, the entries spanned all five categories and examined both the physical and cultural heritage of Subiaco. They include a detailed account of re... read more
  • Thursday 21 September | Free outdoor exercise program kicks off in Subi

    Subiaco locals who want to improve their fitness can take part in a free outdoor exercise program set to hit the parks of Subiaco next month. The eleven-week SubiFit program will launch on Monday 2 October and is aimed at those who currently engage in little to no exercise. Each week, there... read more
  • Tuesday 5 September | Twenty-five years of storytelling for WA students

    One of Western Australia’s most loved authors, Tim Winton, was at Subiaco Library last Monday evening, celebrating the finalists of the 2017 Tim Winton Award for Young Writers and commemorating the award’s twenty-fifth anniversary. Almost 1450 young authors entered the creative wri... read more
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  • Wednesday 21 June | Council decision: Subiaco Oval Precinct

    At a Special Council Meeting last night, the City of Subiaco Council voted in favour of a number of recommendations to progress the redevelopment of the Subiaco Oval Precinct.       The decision follows last week’s State Government announcement about a plan to build a ... read more
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  • Tuesday 11 April | Hay Street site nets $13m for City of Subiaco

    The City of Subiaco today sold a landmark development site on Hay Street for $13 million. The 9984 square metre site attracted multiple bidders at the auction held on site by agents Colliers International.   Located at 592-616 Hay Street and 2 Bishop Street, Jolimont, the property has t... read more
  • Tuesday 4 April | Locals asked to help shape the economic future of Subiaco

    The City of Subiaco is asking local businesses, residents and visitors to the city to be part of a conversation about the next steps for the burgeoning local economy. Public comment is sought on the city’s draft Economic Development Strategy 2017–2021.   The strategy, which was... read more
  • Friday 10 March | Bike to work – and the market – with the City of Subiaco

    Bike Week is Western Australia’s annual celebration of people riding bikes and this year, it runs from Friday 17 to Sunday 26 March. Operating for more than thirty years, Bike Week is presented in partnership with the Department of Transport and WestCycle. Whether you ride a little, a lot o... read more
  • Friday 3 March | Subiaco Library faces (virtual) reality

    Visitors to Subiaco Library will see things differently this month through a hands-on educational program on immersive technology.   Between 14 March and 12 April, visitors to the library will have the opportunity to experience virtual reality (VR) for free, through a mobile VR headset and... read more
  • Monday 13 February | Ready, set, go! Race around Subi is back for 2017

    The City of Subiaco’s Subi Voice of Youth (SVY) are ready to race, with registrations now open for the seventh biennial Race around Subi.   The thrilling, free Amazing Race-style adventure will take over the streets of Subiaco on Saturday 1 April, with teams of between two and six na... read more
  • Friday 3 February | Final sunset@subi concert set to impress

    The City of Subiaco’s final sunset@subi concert will be held at Market Square this Sunday 12 February, with festivities beginning at 5pm. Taking to the stage for the last event of the eight-week season is local act, The Brow, formerly known as The Brow Horn Orchestra. The impressive, sev... read more
  • Friday 27 January | The funk, the whole funk and nothing but the funk in Subiaco

    It’s time to get funky in Subiaco with the second-last sunset@subi concert featuring Perth’s own Funk Club House Band on Sunday 5 February. From 5pm, Market Square will come alive with a funky tunes and catchy dance hits. The Funk Club House Band is known for its adopted ethos of c... read more
  • Friday 20 January | Soul for the soul in Subiaco

    sunset@subi brings funk and soul to Subiaco on Sunday 29 January with Randa and the Soul Kingdom. This free concert kicks off at 5pm at Cliff Sadlier Reserve in Daglish. Lead singer, Randa, is influenced by the likes of James Brown, Parliament, Kurtis Blow, Ann Sexton and Aretha Franklin, and ... read more
  • Thursday 12 January | Fresh faces of indie-pop on stage in Subiaco

    The sunset@subi concerts will once again bring some of Perth’s best up-and-coming musical talents to the stage on Sunday 22 January. Alt-folk oddity Jacob Diamond will share the main stage with soulful songbird Elli Schoen at Cliff Sadlier Reserve, Daglish, during an evening of free ente... read more