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City of Subiaco property owners, residents and businesses can expect a new local planning scheme to be advertised for comment in 2018 after Council last night voted unanimously to adopt draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 for the purposes of public consultation.
The new scheme is the cul... read more
A Hay Street makeover featuring two-way traffic, and pedestrian and cycling improvements
Reduced speed limits on all Subiaco streets
Advocacy for better public transport including a high frequency bus route along Hay Street
Two-way traffic on Hay Street, reduced speed limits and the r... read more
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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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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Prepare to be entertained on Sunday 8 January when the City of Subiaco’s sunset@subi concert series brings you a tribute to late musical genius, Prince.
International musician, Hans Fiance (AKA Royal Badness), will take to the stage at Lake Jualbup to play the funky sounds of the g... read more
The sunset@subi concert series takes a trip to Brazil on Sunday 15 January for a fiesta of music and dance at Lake Jualbup. Brazilian quartet, Xoxote, will have concert-goers moving and shaking before the end of the first set.
Xoxote’s passion is traditional music – in partic... read more
The City of Subiaco is urging the State Government to reconsider its decision not to add the Subiaco Oval playing space to the State Heritage Register.
An application put forward by the city to have the field heritage-listed was rejected without explanation by Minister for Heritage, Albe... read more
Think2030, the City of Subiaco’s community visioning project, is now closed. The consultation project attracted more than 1600 comments to gain insight into community aspirations and guide future planning for the city.
Over six weeks, Think2030 welcomed the thoughts of anyone who c... read more
The City of Subiaco’s sunset@subi concert series is bringing some festive cheer to Subiaco with a special jazzy Christmas event on Sunday 18 December. The annual Christmas concert will take place at Theatre Gardens and will feature local jazz sensation Ruby and the Remedy.
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The City of Subiaco’s sunset@subi concert series is back with an incredible line-up of renowned musical acts to keep you entertained this summer.
Eight free concerts are scheduled at different City of Subiaco parks and reserves during the summer months – one every Sunday unti... read more
On Thursday 1 December, the City of Subiaco commenced a twelve-month trial of three-hour free parking in its Rowland Street car park behind Rokeby Road in the Subiaco Town Centre.
Council endorsed the twelve-month trial in June, making it easier for people to visit Subiaco, and enjoy has... read more
The City of Subiaco took out top honours in the Excellence in Car Park Refurbishment category for the upgraded Forrest Square car park at the 2016 Parking Industry Awards on Thursday evening.
The city edged out competition from other car park redevelopments around Australia for its trans... read more
The City of Subiaco is inviting all people that connect with the city to provide feedback on the city’s progress and vision as part of the Think2030 Strategic Community Plan review.
First launched in 2011, Think2030 represented the largest community visioning project the city has... read more
The 2016 Photographic Awards finalist exhibition is now on display at Subiaco Library, showcasing seventy-two photographs selected from more than 260 entries by Perth photographers in this year’s competition.
Winners were announced at a presentation ceremony at Subiaco Library on M... read more
On Tuesday 18 October, the Subiaco Walking Group celebrated its 20th anniversary. The anniversary walk saw participants stroll through Shenton Park before enjoying a coffee at Lawley’s Bakery Café on Onslow Road.
The group has been walking – rain, hail or shine – every ... read more
On Wednesday 21 September, the City of Subiaco will unveil the latest addition to its public art collection – a ‘peace pole’ to serve as a permanent reminder of the city’s aspirations for a peaceful world as a member of Mayors for Peace.
Mayors for Peace is an int... read more
Western Australia’s young female writers have dominated the 2016 Tim Winton Award for Young Writers by winning four of the five age categories.
Of the fifteen finalists aged seven to seventeen years, fourteen were female writers and three were from regional Western Australia.
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Iconic public artwork, Kite Children, formerly on display outside the Emergency Department at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH), has been relocated to Subiaco Library thanks to joint funding from the City of Subiaco, Child and Adolescent Health Service and Telethon Kids Institute.
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The winners of this year’s Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists have been congratulated by the Oscar-winner himself.
Perth-born artist and patron of the award, Shaun Tan, made a special appearance at Monday evening’s ceremony at Subiaco Library, where the winners were announced ... read more
The City of Subiaco has named seven laneways in recognition of individuals or families who have made significant contributions to the city.
The Geographic Names Committee (GNC) within Landgate – the statutory authority responsible for Western Australia’s land and property inf... read more
The City of Subiaco is currently seeking feedback on the draft Subiaco Activity Centre Plan. The plan provides a vision for the future of the Subiaco Town Centre, driving economic and social vitality to ensure Subiaco is an attractive place to live, work and visit.
The plan provides a framewor... read more
Small group training sensation TRIBE Team Training will be available at Lords Recreation Centre from June.
TRIBE is making its debut at Lords on Wednesday 1 June with a special launch event from 6pm to 7pm, where attendees will be able to watch demonstrations of the programs, speak to coaches ... read more
The City of Subiaco is pleased to introduce Forrest Square in Subiaco as a new and improved multi-use space that can be used as a car park or town square. Located in the heart of Subiaco, the upgraded car park provides affordable parking for shoppers and visitors to the area.
The city of... read more
Winners of the city’s Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Buildings Awards were announced at Subiaco Library on Monday night, recognising ten of the best heritage and sustainable building projects from around the city.
Now in their second year, the awards highlight outstandin... read more
The Subiaco Town Centre Network has driven a collaborative community effort with the Regal Theatre and local hospitality businesses to encourage visitors to laugh a little longer in Subiaco during the 2016 Perth Comedy Festival.
With the Regal Theatre hosting over 60 performances in April and ... read more
The City of Subiaco is proud to present the fourteenth annual Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists.
Entries are now open, inviting all Western Australian students aged five to eighteen years to submit an original drawing, painting or two-dimensional piece for the prestigious art award.
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The City of Subiaco celebrated National Youth Week (9 to 17 April) with Spotlight on Subi on Monday 11 April at Subiaco Library, recognising Youth Achievement Grant recipients from the past twelve months.
Over the past year, thirty-seven people aged between twelve and twenty-five shared ... read more
The city is embarking on a new and exciting project, upgrading Rokeby Road’s streetscape to improve its amenity, safety and overall aesthetics from Roberts Road to Bagot Road. Designs are well under way with works commencing in April and practical completion scheduled for November this year... read more
The City of Subiaco is proud to announce its support of a new annual boutique street festival for 2016. The inaugural Subiaco Street Party will take place in the Subiaco Town Centre on Saturday 23 April between 2pm and 9pm.
Event organisers UpBeat Events, together with the city, the Subi... read more
Motorists, visitors, workers and shoppers to the City of Subiaco have a new option to pay for parking within the city via their phones using the quick, reliable and flexible EasyPark app from Monday 22 February.
The City of Subiaco is excited to announce its new electronic option for par... read more
The City of Subiaco has found yet another flaw with the City of Perth Bill which is currently sitting in the Upper House awaiting reading when it reopens in mid-February.
The bill outlines the process by which the city may review its ward boundaries and councillor numbers which includes ... read more
The City of Subiaco strongly opposes the City of Perth Bill and the detrimental impact it will have on the whole Subiaco community. A key focus of the bill is the forced boundary change which leaves the City of Subiaco and its community severely disadvantaged.
The bill would force 3000 City of... read more
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The festive season is upon us and the City of Subiaco is celebrating with three free exciting events in the town centre. The festivities will launch with Switch on Subi on Friday 4 December with Mayor Henderson and Santa bringing to life the Subiaco Museum and surrounding Christmas gardens at 7pm... read more
Winners of the 2015 Photographic Awards presented by the City of Subiaco were announced at a presentation ceremony at Subiaco Library on Monday 9 November.
Seventeen year old All Saints College student Sally Eastman took home the top prize for Ta’e Novase, selected from seventy-four phen... read more
Ready, set, go – X marks the spot! Race around Subi, the thrilling Amazing Race-style adventure is set to take over the City of Subiaco on Saturday 7 November.
The city’s Subi Voice of Youth (SVY) is ready for participants to compete in one of two race categories, with a short... read more
Subiaco will be transformed into a sea of blue and gold overnight in anticipation of the West Coast Eagles home final game this Friday night, with the northern end of Rokeby Road painted, trees decorated and large banners hanging from the iconic Hay Street and Rokeby Road intersection.
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The City of Subiaco Council has resolved to review the details of an agreement between the city and Wilson Parking to manage 46 parking bays in the carpark on Seddon Street.
Councillor Scott Arbuckle, acting as Mayor, said he considered some comments about Wilson Parking by a councillor a... read more
The 180 marquees are on order and the first stallholders about to be announced, with the Markets on Rokeby weekend street market set to launch in Subiaco in late spring.
Venn Property Group Principal, Evan Briers, confirmed this week they are working towards a late October or ... read more
Work has begun to enhance the visitor and shopping experiences in Subiaco, with the inaugural meeting of the Subiaco Town Centre Network held earlier this week.
The newly formed network, which includes representatives from the Subiaco business community, the Western Suburbs Business... read more
The City of Subiaco will unveil its first insect hotel, a multifunctional public art sculpture that provides a safe and secure habitat for local fauna, at a special event next week.
The hotel has been engineered by Tim Delany, a student in the faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual... read more
Goldfields CEO Don Burnett is set to become Subiaco’s new CEO, starting early October.
Mr Burnett has extensive experience in local government, holding the position of CEO at the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder since 2006 after a ten year period as CEO at the Town of Northam.
Mayor ... read more
The Subi Voice of Youth (SVY) is celebrating its eighteenth birthday this year, celebrating almost two decades of providing a strong voice for young people in Subiaco.
Each year, the SVY host free youth events including the hugely successful Race around Subi, Upskill youth development wor... read more
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The City of Subiaco and Western Suburbs Business Association are inviting local business owners and operators who are keen to contribute to the success of their community to nominate for the Subiaco Town Centre Network.
The network is being... read more
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
Subiaco’s popular See Subi on Sunday tour series will launch with an exploration of Subiaco’s rich wartime history with a fascinating look at the story behind the Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial and the city’s crest, including a visit to Subiaco Museum.
Now in its fourt... read more
NAIDOC Week (5 to 12 July) will launch with a flag raising ceremony and Welcome to Country on Monday 6 July. The City of Subiaco has a jam-packed NAIDOC Week calendar, with a number of community events for the entire family.
This year’s theme We all stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Re... read more
A Subiaco Town Centre Network is the next step in a collaborative approach between the City of Subiaco and the local business community to enhance the shopping and visitor experience in Subiaco.
Its key focus will be to promote a positive image of Subiaco to the wider community and establ... read more
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, a recent survey found. The proposed legislation will see an expansion of the City of Perth boundaries to include areas currently governed by the City of ... read more
The City of Subiaco is committed to protecting and preserving the extensive network of street trees, parks and reserves, green corridors, wetlands and remnant bushland that exist within the city.
The Plant Pathogen Management Plan 2015–2019 outlines strategies to conserve the 15 000... read more
A business forum on 19 May is the first step in a collaborative approach to increase visitation and enhance the experience in Subiaco.
Representatives from the business community, the Council and officers met to consider key actions in the short, medium and long term to address current tr... read more
Throughout Volunteer Week, the City of Subiaco is celebrating the generous contributions of its 140 volunteers who have collectively dedicated more than 850 years of service to the community.
City of Subiaco Mayor Heather Henderson says that the city’s volunteer cohort provide inval... read more
Volunteers come in all ages and from many walks of life at the City of Subiaco. The city’s youngest volunteer is just eight years old, and the longest serving volunteer is remarkably still giving back to the community at the age of ninety-three.
Joan Muhling has been volunteering fo... read more
A review of the City of Subiaco’s place management function will focus on improving engagement and communication with the Subiaco business community and better managing the expectations and outcomes of the Visit Subiaco marketing program.
City of Subiaco Chief Executive Ian Hill sai... read more
The City of Subiaco is proud to announce the completion of a secure 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 Rokeby Road and a... read more
With football moving to the new stadium at Burswood in 2018, the City of Subiaco, in partnership with the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC), has engaged Prue Griffin from Hocking Heritage Studio to document the history of Subiaco Oval.
The rich and diverse history and heritage of... read more
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
With the help of advanced augmented reality (AR) technology, Subiaco's Theatre Gardens will be transformed this weekend into a sculpture park with a difference, as part of the 2015 Perth International Arts Festival.
Augmented reality involves adding digital content such as graphics, s... read more
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
Football fans will get a rare insight into the 100 year history of Subiaco Oval this January with a free guided tour of the facility as part of the City of Subiaco’s See Subi on Sunday walking series.
The tour which takes place on Sunday 11 January, will explore Subiaco Oval’s... read more
Entries are now open for the City of Subiaco’s 2015 Local History Awards, which offers entrants the chance to share from a prize pool of almost $3000 for contributing their Subiaco stories.
The awards fall into the following five categories, each honouring a connection that has enha... read more
The City of Subiaco will host a free evening barista skills workshop for young people aged sixteen to twenty-one at Café Café in Subiaco on Monday 22 December.
Starting at 6.30pm, the two hour workshop will teach participants the fundamental skills needed to make coffee – bean selec... read more
The City of Subiaco’s biggest ever program of events will kick off next week, with a Subi Workers Lunch, International Volunteer Day pop-up café and stall, street performances and the much anticipated launch of the Recharge Scheme in WA, all taking place on Friday 5 December.
These ... read more
Winners of the 2014 Photographic Awards have been announced, with an impressive 288 entries from 152 photographers in the competition.
The winners were chosen from eighty four finalist photographs in the ‘Subiaco’ and ‘Open’ categories, open to metropolitan resident... read more
The City of Subiaco will become the first Western Australian local government to introduce the Recharge Scheme at its official launch in early December.
The nationally recognised initiative, which began in Victoria in 2006, provides users of scooters and electronic wheelchairs the option ... read more
Recipients of the City of Subiaco’s 2014 Sustainable Verge and Garden Award have been announced, with joint winners awarded in the business category this year.
Subiaco based technology business ProCad and Annabelles Antiques in Shenton Park were unable to be separated, both impressi... read more
New reduced cost, short term alfresco dining and street trading licences have been introduced for businesses in the City of Subiaco.
The cheaper and more easily accessible permits are part of a strategy to stimulate more vibrancy in the city’s town centre and encourage local retaile... read more
Eighty-four finalist entries in the 2014 Photographic Awards are now on display at Subiaco Library until Wednesday 19 November.
Community members are encouraged to vote for their favourite photograph in the People’s Choice Awards, by Sunday 16 November.
The two catego... read more
Subiaco resident Clyde Goddard has placed first in the seniors category of the annual Act-Belong-Commit Awards this month, in recognition of his efforts to lead a mentally healthy life.
Mr Goddard, born in Subiaco in 1926, has lived locally for most of his life. He was nominated by the Ci... read more
Residents and community members both young and old are encouraged to get involved in Race around Subi, an Amazing Race-style adventure through the City of Subiaco on Saturday 25 October. For the first time the event will also raise awareness about heart disease.
The race starts at 9am at ... read more
The recently launched Books on Prescription program has already received high acclaim, with the City of Subiaco winning the Innovation Award for team community programs at the Local Government Managers Australia Community Development Conference last month.
The City of Subiaco is the first... read more
The area around the Subiaco Train Station will be transformed on Saturday 18 October into a New York style block party, Instaparty, complete with DJ's, break dancers, beat boxers, food trucks and kids activities on offer.
Instaparty is free for anyone to attend, and will run from 12pm... read more
The city is hosting a ‘drop in’ session on Friday 10 October and encourages the community to drop in and have their say on the new Subiaco Town Centre Public Realm Design proposal and streetscape improvement options. The proposal is designed to improve the liveability and usability... read more
Local governments across Australia have joined together to promote the national Garage Sale Trail initiative, and the City of Subiaco has gone one step further with a giant community garage sale on Saturday 25 October.
Community based organisations and not-for-profit groups are invited to... read more
Entries are now open to all green thumbed Subiaco businesses, schools and individuals for the City of Subiaco’s Sustainable Verge and Garden Award 2014.
Nominations are invited across four award categories:
Residential verge award – for waterwise or edible verge develo... read more
The City of Subiaco is seeking applications from local and self-published authors to showcase their literary endeavours at the next Published to public event, to be held at Subiaco Library on Monday 13 October.
Eight spots will be awarded to up-and-coming authors to promote and sell copie... read more
This school holidays Perth families are invited to celebrate the opening of the Theatre Gardens playspace in Subiaco – Perth’s newest attraction for kids – at the official launch party on Wednesday 1 October.
City of Subiaco Mayor Heather Henderson will present the new p... read more
The City of Subiaco has upgraded its fortnightly shopping bus services to better cater to people in wheelchairs and wheelie walkers (rolling walking frames), in response to feedback from a recent survey of its Home and Community Care (HACC) clients.
Of the two buses the city uses for the ... read more
The Perth community is invited to explore the lesser known aspects of a Subiaco icon in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Regal Theatre on Sunday 14 September.
Regal Theatre Foundation Chairman Richard Diggins, former chairman of the Theatre Baker Trust John Thornton and Regal Th... read more
The City of Subiaco was a winner at the Irrigation Australia Ltd WA Awards of Excellence, presented at a ceremony held at Crown Perth earlier this month.
The city received the Local Government Improvement and Efficiency Award in recognition of its commitment to sustainable park developmen... read more
On Monday 11 August, a captivated audience at Subiaco Library enjoyed a special screening and Q&A with stars and families of new ABC television series, The Dreamhouse.
Set in Subiaco, and narrated by well known Australian comedian and TV presenter Adam Hills, the groundbreaking televi... read more
Subiaco residents and professionals were educated on issues surrounding homelessness and vulnerability at a forum hosted by City of Subiaco in Shenton Park last Tuesday as part of Homelessness Week.
Guest speaker Anne Maroni, Manager Homelessness Services for UnitingCare West, spoke about... read more
Applications for funding through the City of Subiaco’s Heritage Grants Fund are now open and owners of properties listed on the city’s heritage register or located within a recognised conservation area are encouraged to apply.
The city’s Heritage Grants Fund provides sup... read more
Subiaco Museum’s latest exhibition, Founding ‘New Subiaco’: The Benedictine Connection, was launched on Monday night following a special evening talk at Subiaco Library by Dom Christopher Power from the Benedictine Community of New Norcia.
Dom Chris spoke about the histo... read more
The newly refurbished Rosalie Park facilities were officially reopened yesterday afternoon with a special event that was held at the Rosalie Park main pavilion.
The upgrades, which took place between January and July this year, were designed to improve the functionality of the facil... read more
The City of Subiaco has outperformed all other local governments in the latest CATALYSE Community Perceptions Survey, with 97 per cent of Subiaco residents either ‘satisfied’ or ‘delighted’ with Subiaco as a place to live.
The annual telephone survey, which benchma... read more
The City of Subiaco has partnered with UnitingCare West to provide emergency relief for vulnerable and homeless people in Subiaco.
The confidential service, which started on Tuesday 8 July, will provide temporary relief to those in need, including financial counselling and referrals to ot... read more
Winners of the 2014 Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists were announced at a special ceremony at Subiaco Library on Monday night.
Families, teachers and award finalists filled the library to see children’s author and illustrator James Foley present the awards alongside City of Subiaco ... read more
The 2014-15 season of the popular See Subi on Sunday walking series will kick off on Sunday 13 July at 1.30pm with the thirteenth anniversary commemorative walk, Centuries and Identities, at Subiaco Primary School.
Participants will discover the school’s 100 year old history as they... read more
In a WA first, the City of Subiaco and the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts at The University of Western Australia (UWA) have combined forces to create art in the form of ‘insect hotels’ – structures used to provide a nesting site for insects.
The innovative... read more
Entries for the City of Subiaco's 2014 Photographic Awards are now open and all Perth metropolitan residents aged six and over are invited to get snap happy.
Photographs may be entered into one of two categories: 'Subiaco' and 'Open', with prizes awarded to the most ou... read more
City of Subiaco Mayor Heather Henderson visited Ellenbrook yesterday to speak with students at Holy Cross College about their recent trip to Italy and Spain to commemorate the 200 year anniversary of the birth of Dom Rosendo Salvado.
Ten students and four teachers from Holy Cross College ... read more
The City of Subiaco’s new Place Manager, Matthew Gould, has hit the ground running. One of his first priorities is to get to know the businesses in the town centre.
City of Subiaco CEO Stephen Tindale said he expected the Subiaco business community would welcome Mr Gould to the newl... read more
Three young, ambitious and talented local women are working hard to turn their dreams into a reality after attending a Taking Your Hobby to Market Workshop hosted by the City of Subiaco.
Kelsie White, Clarissa Yates and Emma Kalotas all attended the workshop held in February with strong b... read more
Budding young authors are putting the finishing touches on their entries for the 2014 Tim Winton Award for Young Writers in the hope that they will get to meet award patron and literary idol Tim Winton in the flesh.
Young writers with the best short stories from across Western Australia w... read more
City of Subiaco volunteer Joan Muhling has won the Lifetime Volunteer Award in the Western Australian Volunteer of the Year Awards which were presented at a special gala event on Thursday 15 May.
Joan has volunteered with Meals on Wheels in Subiaco for over forty years and has been an int... read more
Winners of the City of Subiaco’s inaugural Heritage Conservation and Urban Design Awards were announced last night at a special ceremony at Subiaco Library.
The awards recognise and congratulate property owners, architects and designers who have contributed to conserving and enhancing th... read more
Entries for the Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists close at 5pm on Friday 2 May. With just over a week remaining, young artists across Western Australia are putting the finishing touches on their artwork in time for the closing date.
Students aged five to eighteen years old are invited to... read more
The City of Perth’s intention to submit a new proposal to the Local Government Advisory Board does not align with the City of Subiaco’s proposal to merge the whole of the City of Subiaco and an expanded City of Perth.
Perth’s new proposal would take in significant portions of... read more
The City of Subiaco will celebrate the WA Heritage Festival (Friday 18 April to Sunday 18 May) with a suite of events that highlight Subiaco’s unique history and heritage.
Local heritage and character buildings will be in focus, with the city’s events for this year concentrating on... read more
Aspiring young writers across Western Australia will put pen to paper this month for the 2014 Tim Winton Award for Young Writers. School students aged five to eighteen years in Western Australia are once again invited to submit an original story of no more than 2000 words for this coveted annu... read more
At the request of the City of Subiaco, Site Environmental & Remediation Services Pty Ltd (SERS) has undertaken airborne asbestos fibre monitoring and tape swab sampling at Lords recreation centre.
As stated in section six of the report, all of the air monitoring results were reported as le... read more
The full council of the City of Subiaco last night voted unanimously to commit funds for the immediate removal of all asbestos and replacement of the roof at Lords recreation centre in Subiaco. Lords was temporarily closed last Friday night as a precautionary measure after asbestos fibres were de... read more
Supplementary testing undertaken by an independent expert following some recent maintenance work in the roof space at Lords recreation centre has indicated the presence of asbestos fibres in other areas of Lords.
The City of Subiaco has temporarily closed the facility pending further test... read more
The City of Subiaco and Public Transport Authority (PTA) have joined forces as part of the Right Track program to run a competition that offers young artists the chance to work with internationally renowned street artists ‘Ever’ from Argentina and ‘Gaia’ from New York, USA... read more
Celebrate cultural diversity and broaden your knowledge of migrant experiences at a free screening of films from the Colourfest Multicultural Film Festival on Friday 21 March at the Subiaco Library.
The City of Subiaco is one of sixteen local governments across Australia who will screen the Co... read more
Students across Western Australia are invited to let their imaginations run wild for the 2014 Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists.
Creative minds aged five to eighteen years old are encouraged to submit a two-dimensional artwork, which can include a drawing, painting, digital or mixed media piec... read more
The City of Subiaco will continue to manage the popular Lords recreation centre, with council voting unanimously to retain the facility at its meeting on Tuesday evening.
The decision follows an independent review by Quantum Consulting Australia in order to examine the long-term futu... read more
The City of Subiaco submitted two proposals to the Local Government Advisory Board yesterday. The proposals follow a special council meeting on 13 February to discuss matters relating to the state government’s proposed metropolitan local government structural reform.
Mayor Heather H... read more
The City of Subiaco was been awarded a cheque for just over $23 000 from Lotterywest to support the continuation of an innovative Aboriginal oral history project.
The city has been working with consultants from Australian Cultural Heritage Management (AHCM) to capture the oral histories of thi... read more
At a special council meeting on 13 February, the council of the City of Subiaco resolved to make two proposals to the Local Government Advisory Board about the future of the City of Subiaco.
Mayor Heather Henderson said: “Our first preference is, and always has been, to remain... read more
The City of Subiaco’s inaugural Heritage Conservation and Urban Design Awards are now open for nominations from the community.
The awards recognise and congratulate property owners, architects and designers who are dedicated to conserving and enhancing the city’s cultural heritage.... read more
The City of Subiaco is encouraging groups of enthusiastic gardeners to apply for state government grants to assist with establishing or maintaining a community garden.
The Department of Local Government and Communities is offering grants of up to $20 000 for the establishment of new community ... read more
The City of Subiaco will pay homage to creative and inspired street art at the Works for Walls short film premiere and launch party on Friday 31 January 2014.
The event, which will take place at the Little Wing Corner Gallery, 263 Hay Street, Subiaco from 6pm, will bring together the work of e... read more
A seventy-four metre-long mural at the Hay Street underpass, corner of Hay Street and Stubbs Terrace, Subiaco has pushed creativity to a whole new level.
Artists Darren Hutchins, Dan Duggin and Lawry Holden from Too Much Colour have produced an impressive work of art that tells the story of Au... read more
With the help of the City of Subiaco, residents of two Subiaco streets will close their road to traffic this December to enable their children to ‘play out’ safely.
Playing Out is an after-school or weekend street play event where a residential street is closed to through traffic. ... read more
The City of Subiaco has been awarded for its child friendly approach to both planning and its ongoing commitment to children’s health, at the Environment and Health Local Government Report Card Project and 2013 Children’s Week Awards.
Mayor Henderson said: “The city is thrill... read more
The City of Subiaco is upgrading the playground at Theatre Gardens and is inviting community feedback to help create a new and unique play space for children.
Playground users are encouraged to share their thoughts on what they like about the current playground and ideas for the new play space... read more
The city is pleased to announce a new Heritage Grants Fund for owners of properties of heritage value within the City of Subiaco.
Landowners of heritage listed properties, or properties contained within a recognised conservation area, are eligible to apply for funding to improve or make urgent... read more
People who will be alone this festive season, or do not have family or friends nearby, are invited to share Christmas lunch with Mayor Heather Henderson.
The lunch will take place from 12pm on Christmas Day, Wednesday 25 December at the Subiaco Community Centre, 204 Bagot Road, Subiaco.
The... read more
The streets of Subiaco will come alive in a burst of colour, dancing, street performances, costumes and rhythmic beats for this year’s Subi Street Festival on the Thursday 5 December between 5pm and 9pm.
The city’s stall will be back again with fun, family-friendly activities that ... read more
The city received a record number of nominations for the Sustainable Verge and Garden Awards this year, but it was Carol Martin of Stanmore Terrace, Shenton Park together with the enthusiastic team of community gardeners at the Wandana Community Garden, who took out joint first prize.
Mayor He... read more
The city invites you to the launch of Lumière, a book of photos from Photography Night Walks, at Subiaco Library on Monday 25 November at 6pm.
Photography Night Walks is a photography community that uses the camera lens to creatively explore the city. Lumière showcases the work of talente... read more
The City of Subiaco is hosting an information forum for the building industry on behalf of the Western Suburbs Regional Organisation of Councils (WESROC) about its Sand Drift Prevention and Sediment Control Guidelines.
The information forum will be held at the Palms Community Centre Subia... read more
New junior play equipment which was installed at Lake Jualbup on Friday 1 November has already proven to be a hit, with many children enjoying the play equipment every day since installation.
The new play equipment was specifically designed for use by children under five years of age and ... read more
Enrolments are now open for the city’s Subi Active Seniors Healthy Living program 2014. The program aims to help combat chronic disease and increase awareness about health issues affecting seniors.
The seven week hands-on course is a series of educational workshops, activities and c... read more
The city is partnering with the Western Australian Local Government Association’s (WALGA) RoadWise Program to take part in the White Ribbons for Road Safety campaign, which runs from 17 November 2013 until 6 January 2014.
With the festive season fast approaching, the campaign is a t... read more
The city is offering a complimentary heritage advisory service to owners of places of recognised cultural heritage significance.
Owners of places that are within a heritage conservation area recognised under the city’s town planning scheme or listed on the city’s Register of Places... read more
The City of Subiaco launched its new website last week and initial feedback and web traffic statistics indicate it is a hit.
Mayor Heather Henderson said: “We are thrilled that the new website has gone live. A lot of hard work has gone into redeveloping the site to make sure it is e... read more
The winners of the 2013 City of Subiaco Local History Awards were honoured at a special presentation ceremony on Friday 18 October.
The annual awards provide an opportunity for entrants of all ages and backgrounds to research, record and share the social history of Subiaco.
Mayor Hea... read more
The Subiaco Library was officially recognised for its contribution to Subiaco’s heritage and sense of community when council voted unanimously to adopt the building on its Register of Places of Cultural Heritage Significance last month.
Mayor Heather Henderson said: “The Subia... read more
Registrations are now open for Race around Subi 2013, and for the first time, competitors are encouraged to dress up for the event, with prizes going to the best dressed team.
The event will take place on Saturday 9 November from 9am to 12pm, commencing and finishing at the Subi Farmers M... read more
Commuters can be rewarded for cycling, walking or using public transport in the city’s Active Commuter Challenge.
To participate in the challenge, commuters must visit, live, work or study in the City of Subiaco and will need to log at least four active transport trips per month.
... read more
The City of Subiaco invites you to take part in a free community walk on Thursday 4 October at 10am from Lords, 3 Price Street, Subiaco in support of the Heart Foundation of Western Australia and Department of Transport's Walk Over October month.
Mayor Heather Henderson said: "Re... read more
The City of Subiaco will be appointing a consultant to develop a Bike Plan to guide improvements in infrastructure and facilities, which will make cycling in the city safer and more convenient.
To inform the development of the plan, the city is undertaking a community survey to understand... read more
The Subiaco Community centre on Bagot Road has received a $63 000 upgrade, thanks to a grant provided through the Home and Community Care Program.
Improvements include a new audio-visual system and stage curtain which will enhance the popular monthly Film Club events, community luncheons,... read more
Mayor Heather Henderson will present a copy of new book Hatched: Celebrating 20 years of the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers to every year seven student at each of the three primary schools in the City of Subiaco.
The book features the winning story from each year of the award from 199... read more
The winners of the 2013 Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists were announced at a presentation ceremony at Subiaco Library on Monday 16 September.
Renowned Australian children’s author and illustrator Matt Ottley presented the awards on behalf of award patron Shaun Tan. Matt spoke about... read more
Subiaco will soon be home to a new four star hotel and entertainment complex featuring cinema complex, food court, public piazza and retail.
The 217-room hotel, which is to be located on Hay Street at the current Ace Cinemas site, will be the first modern hotel constructed in Subiaco and ... read more
The recently upgraded Dom Serra Grove has won the City of Subiaco the Award for Parks at the 2013 Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA) WA Awards of Excellence, held on 29 August.
Dom Serra Grove (corner Hay and Jersey Streets in Daglish) was honoured as a model of best practice in susta... read more
Artist Christopher Young has taken an intimate look at the characteristics of fourteen homes in Subiaco, as part of new exhibition Six now on display at Subiaco Museum.
Christopher curated the exhibition as an artist in residence supported by the Department of Culture and the Arts' Co... read more
Aspiring photographers have until 5pm on Monday 9 September to enter the City of Subiaco’s 2013 Photographic Awards. Winners will share a total prize pool of $2500.
Entrants may submit up to two photographs in the open or Subiaco categories. Entries in the Subiaco category must be t... read more
The winners of the 2013 Tim Winton Award for Young Writers were honoured at a presentation ceremony at Subiaco Library on Monday 26 August.
Award patron Tim Winton shared an inspiring speech about the power of storytelling and officially launched Hatched: Celebrating 20 years of the Tim W... read more
The city will be launching its refurbished Nicholson Road skate park on Saturday 21 September with a free youth event from 11am to 2pm.
There will be heaps of free things to do, including a streetwise skate clinic with Skateboarding Australia from 9am to 11am, barbeque, urban art dem... read more
Young, local artists will transform the Bosich site in Subiaco this weekend to mark a milestone in the city’s redevelopment of the Carter Lane precinct.
Contemporary artists Jackson Harvey, J’aime Fazackerley and Alex Miller, who represent the Little Wing Corner Gallery, will ... read more
City of Subiaco residents are invited to come along to a free open day at the Tom Dadour Community Centre, 363 Bagot Road, on 22 August 2013 from 10.30am – 12.30pm.
The Tom Dadour Community Centre gives seniors and young adults with disabilities a place to relax and be themselves, a... read more
The city has engaged Quantum Consulting Australia to undertake an independent review of Lords Recreation Centre to determine the long-term future of the facility and site.
As part of council's March 2009 resolution to take Lords on for an initial period of five to ten years, it was al... read more
The city will celebrate National Meals on Wheels Day’s diamond anniversary on Wednesday 28 August by hosting a luncheon for its volunteers, staff and clients in recognition of their commitment.
This year’s theme is 'diamonds are forever', which recognises the organisat... read more
The city is offering the community an opportunity to help shape its Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan, which is currently being reviewed.
The purpose of a Community Safety and Crime Prevention plan is to provide practical strategies to improve safety in the city through collabora... read more
The City of Subiaco’s final sunday@subi concert for 2013 will see Zydecats performing a mix of genres on Sunday 25 August.
Zydecats, which is made up of Lucky Oceans, Bill Rogers, Kent Hughes, Graham Bell and Ric Eastman, have been performing their music across Australia for twenty ... read more
The state government has announced that the City of Subiaco will be merged into one western suburbs council.
This merged council will also include Cambridge, Claremont, Cottesloe, Mosman Park, Nedlands and Peppermint Grove, as well as the residential part of North Fremantle, the suburb of We... read more
The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Western Australia will take the City of Subiaco’s sunday@subi audience through the light operas and witty dialogue of W. S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan on Sunday 11 August.
The society will perform a number of excerpts from different works, includ... read more
Jane Germain, Ian Simpson and The Yahoos will entertain at the city’s sunday@subi concert on Sunday 4 August with an afternoon of bluegrass, blues, swing and country.
Jane Germain and Ian Simpson have a love of storytelling and use Jane’s exotic family history and Ian’s ... read more
The City of Subiaco has received grant funding from the Australian Government to install a new energy efficient hot water system at Lords under the Local Government Energy Efficiency Program.
Mayor Heather Henderson said the project supports the city’s aim to be proactive and innova... read more
Perth Harmony Chorus, Perth’s leading female barbershop ensemble, will delight at the City of Subiaco’s sunday@subi concert on Sunday 28 July.
The group of up to one hundred women come together to share a love of four-part barbershop harmony and performance.
Perth Harmony... read more
The City of Subiaco is preparing an Activity Centre Structure Plan to guide the future planning and development of the city's town centre and surrounding areas.
To assist the development of the plan, the city is undertaking a visioning process to establish a common vision for Subiaco&... read more
The stage will be brought to life with the unforgettable hits of Dusty Springfield and Roy Orbison at the city’s sunday@subi concert on Sunday 21 July.
Donna Greene captures the look and soulful voice that is ‘distinctly Dusty’. Donna will wow the audience with some of D... read more
The City of Subiaco has received outstanding results in the latest Community Perception Survey, ranking third in overall satisfaction against eighteen other participating local governments.
Mayor Heather Henderson said the city had proven itself as an independent local government by again... read more
Lords is turning four and everyone is invited to celebrate at an open day between 9am and 12pm on Saturday 13 July.
Enjoy free entry to Lords, including the gym and group fitness classes, and discover the various events and activities on offer on the day.
Mayor Heather Henderson said sh... read more
Jake Dennis will present the city’s sunday@subi audience with a swinging afternoon backed by the sophisticated Mint Jazz Band on Sunday 14 July.
Jake is a romantic and soulful jazz singer who interprets every song with sincerity and style.
The Mint Jazz Band is made up of funky... read more
The City of Subiaco’s 2013–14 budget, which was adopted at last night's council meeting, has a continued focus on infrastructure improvements.
CEO Stephen Tindale said the city was prioritising its drainage improvement program, the completion of underground power and road ... read more
Sunday 7 July will see two of Australia’s most renowned musicians, James Morley and Chris Murphy, join with America’s Michael Hagerty to perform a show to remember for the city’s sunday@subi concert series.
The trio will perform an acoustic mix of some of Australia&rsquo... read more
The City of Subiaco’s child-friendly strategic plan Subi’s Future – For Kids is a first for local government globally.
The booklet adapts the city’s Strategic Community Plan and Corporate Business Plan, and uses interactive learning to help children recognise the r... read more
The Australian Santana Experience will take you on a journey with the Afro-Cuban and Latin beats of Carlos Santana at the City of Subiaco’s sunday@subi concert on Sunday 30 June.
Formed in 2006 by Sam Musca and Ezio Caffarelli, the band celebrates a devotion to the music of Santana.... read more
The City of Subiaco recently transformed the underused Dom Serra Grove in Daglish into a Mediterranean oasis.
Dom Serra Grove, located at the corner of Hay and Jersey streets, commemorates the significant role Dom Serra and the New Norcia Benedictine monks played in the early development ... read more
The City of Subiaco’s sunday@subi winter concert series is back in 2013 with a new and exciting program.
Mayor Heather Henderson said this year audiences would see fresh musical delights that will have them coming back for more.
“The sunday@subi concerts are extremely pop... read more
The City of Subiaco has been announced as a finalist in the United Nations of Australia World Environment Awards.
The city is nominated in the local government category, which recognises excellence in overall environmental management.
The awards mark World Environment Day on Wednesda... read more
The City of Subiaco’s community services branch was announced as a finalist in the Small Provider and Communications and/or Marketing categories of the 2013 Aged & Community Services Western Australia Excellence in Care Awards.
The awards are being presented at Crown Perth on Fr... read more
The City of Subiaco has prepared its draft Local Planning Strategy to outline the vision for planning and development in the city and encourages the community to have their say.
The draft strategy was created using feedback from the city’s Think2030 community visioning pro... read more
The City of Subiaco held a luncheon in recognition of its wonderful volunteers on Sunday 19 May at Royal Perth Yacht Club, to coincide with National Volunteer Week.
Mayor Heather Henderson said volunteering not only benefited the city’s clients, but also the individuals wh... read more
There is still time for aspiring young artists and writers aged five to eighteen years to submit entries for the City of Subiaco's 2013 Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists and Tim Winton Award for Young Writers.
Young artists are invited to enter the Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists by... read more
A new series of weekly fitness programs specifically designed for older active adults is moving its way into Subiaco.
A safe and effective low impact workout, Zumba Gold encourages participants to move at their own pace while having fun and increasing fitness.
Mayor Heather Henderson... read more
The city provided Rosalie Primary School with $500 funding, as well as in-kind support, to put towards its environmental improvement projects.
Mayor Heather Henderson said the city looks to the community to come together to improve the local environment.
“It is important for ch... read more
Subiaco Museum’s newest exhibition, Banners by Shane Pickett, is on show from Saturday 6 April to Sunday 25 August.
The city commissioned the eight hand-painted street banners from nationally recognised Nyungar artist Shane Pickett in 1997.
The banners reflect Pickett's sty... read more
Lords instructors were on show at last week's launch of Lords' newest group fitness program called GRIT StrengthTM.
Les Mills GRIT StrengthTM is one of three GRIT programs being introduced at Lords this year, and offers challenging thirty-minute high intensity interval training se... read more
The City of Subiaco recently established a Design Review Panel to provide expert advice to council on major planning and development applications.
Mayor Heather Henderson said council was very pleased to appoint six high calibre applicants to the panel.
"The panel members bring ... read more
The City of Subiaco recently launched its revamped Local History Awards for 2013.
The new award categories honour connections that have enhanced Subiaco’s history, through creating, documenting, or sharing the city’s unique cultural heritage.
Mayor Heather Henderson ... read more
At last night's meeting, council rejected the report prepared on behalf of the group of twenty metropolitan local governments (the G20) that recommends consolidating the seven western suburbs local governments into one.
Mayor Heather Henderson said the council had clearly expressed it... read more
The City of Subiaco Council last night resolved to allocate $4.5 million to complete the undergrounding of power in the city.
The final section of power to be undergrounded includes homes between Onslow and Aberdare roads in Shenton Park.
Works are expected to take place towards the ... read more
The city’s Bike to Work Breakfast event on Friday 22 March was a great success, with 352 people cycling to Dome cafe on Rokeby Road and receiving a free breakfast.
Mayor Heather Henderson said this was a 46 per cent increase on last year’s attendance.
“We organised ... read more
The City of Subiaco, along with thousands of people around the world, will again switch off non-essential lighting for Earth Hour between 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Saturday 23 March.
The city will switch off lights at its Administration Centre and community centres, as well as at Subiaco Libra... read more
The city is partnering with the Central Institute of Technology’s Reach program to provide a free, accessible health service to the community at various locations around the city.
Health checks involve a student nurse, supervised by a registered nurse, asking questions about partici... read more
The City of Subiaco is holding its Bike to Work Breakfast on Friday 22 March, as part of Cycle Instead Bike Week.
Mayor Heather Henderson said commuters who registered for the event and cycled all or part of the way to work, school or university would receive a free breakfast at Dome cafe... read more
The laneway near Smales Jewellers will be awash with feathers this week as Olga Cironis installs the newest piece of temporary art for the City of Subiaco's public art program.
The piece titled The Weight of their Voices Echo in the Black Sand uses feathers, acrylic and paint and will... read more
Make a difference and help the environment by volunteering at one of the city’s two Clean Up Australia Day sites on Sunday 3 March.
Pelican Point and JH Abrahams Reserve (run in partnership with the Swan Estuary Reserves Action Group Inc.) from 8.30am to 10am – meet in the ... read more
City of Subiaco Mayor Heather Henderson has welcomed today's announcement from WA Labor that it would keep the stadium in Subiaco if elected in March.
Mayor Heather Henderson said she was delighted with the announcement and would love to see Subiaco remain the home of football in West... read more
The City of Subiaco’s sunset@subi concerts come to a close on Sunday 24 February with one of Perth's hottest rock 'n' roll bands – Chain REACTION.
Chain REACTION will take the audience on an energetic and fun-filled journey covering the greatest rock '... read more
A community heritage survey will be rolled out street-by-street across the city following the successful Kershaw Street pilot.
The heritage survey was developed in response to the community’s feedback that it wants to see heritage buildings and streetscapes protected, which was expr... read more
Sunday 17 February will see The Sea of Tunes bring Lake Jualbup to life with a tribute to the Beach Boys for the city’s sunset@subi concert series.
Covering all the hits, including surfing tunes from the early 60s through to the pop rock classics of the 70s, this seven pie... read more
Belleville Gypsy Swing will be the first to bring sunset@subi to the beautiful Oak Lawn at The University of Western Australia on Sunday 10 February.
Belleville is an acoustic gypsy swing quartet that is carrying on the traditions of the gypsy jazz created by Django Reinhardt an... read more
The Spooky Men of the West will entertain audiences with their kooky performance style on Sunday 3 February at JH Abrahams Reserve as part of the city’s sunset@subi concert series.
The Spooky Men of the West are a chorus of fifteen men that have been described as ‘a&... read more
Subiaco Museum’s Inspector of nuisances exhibition is on show until Thursday 28 March and explores life and death in Subiaco from the 1890s to 1950s.
The exhibition examines health in relation to how local and state government responded to increasing population and urban develo... read more
Western Australia's own Toby will return to Perth to perform on Sunday 27 January for the city’s sunset@subi concert series.
Described as energetic, raw and feisty, Toby’s song-writing skills ensure her live performances are a deeply emotional experience.
To... read more
The City of Subiaco was recently re-endorsed as a waterwise council by the Department of Water and the Water Corporation, after first achieving the status in 2010.
The Waterwise Council program is a partnership between state and local government that aims to improve water management for p... read more
The City of Subiaco is working with Berrington Care Group to provide a new 112-bed residential aged care facility in Bishop Street, Jolimont.
The three-storey boutique development is due to open in mid-March.
Mayor Heather Henderson said the high care facility would provide an import... read more
Enjoy an afternoon of blissful romance with Nicola Milan and her quartet on Sunday 20 January as part of the city’s sunset@subi concert series.
Nicola will perform easy listening jazz with her quartet of keys, drums, saxophone and bass in the picturesque surrounds of Muell... read more