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  • Wednesday 12 December | Security over Christmas and New Year

    Home burglaries and theft from motor vehicles typically rises during December and January. Make it tougher for crooks with these simple tips for improving your safety and security over the Christmas and New Year period. Parcel delivery Are you ordering or sending gifts leading up to Christm... read more
  • Tuesday 11 December | Subiaco Primary student creates winning banner art

    The city’s entrant for the annual Banners in the Terrace exhibition has been announced with some amazing talent discovered in the City of Subiaco. For the 2019 competition, the city will submit the winning entry  from a collaborative community design project, involving local primary... read more
  • Friday 7 December | Subiaco scene

    Get your jingle bells on and head to our first sunset@subi concert on Sunday 23 December at Theatre Gardens. Plus, keep the Christmas cheer going as you uncover Subiaco's Christmas windows, created by West Australian artists across the town centre. read more
  • Friday 7 December | Shop local and win

    The countdown to Christmas is on. Start your festive season preparation in Subiaco and spend to win. The city has launched the Shop Local Subiaco campaign, including a selfie competition to spend locally, with a $200 voucher up for grabs. Customers are invited to share a selfie at their fav... read more
  • Friday 7 December | Rokeby Road South – how you want to see it grow

    Representatives from the community have been working with the city on a collaborative approach to planning for Rokeby Road South.   More than fifty local community members, landowners and business owners recently shared their ideas during a four day urban design forum.   The aim of ... read more
  • Thursday 6 December | Annual Electors’ Meeting

    The City of Subiaco held its Annual Electors’ Meeting last week, attended by 100 residents, ratepayers and landowners. Attendees were invited to ask questions of the Mayor and Chief Executive Officer. Questions put forward related to topics including rates, infrastructure, Lords Recreati... read more
  • Thursday 6 December | An efficient approach to council meetings for 2019

    City of Subiaco Council will introduce a more efficient and transparent structure for council meetings starting in 2019. The new format features two functions to improve decision making and public access to information.   Agenda briefing forums Ordinary council meetings ​ New p... read more
  • Tuesday 4 December | Mixed community views on ward and representation

    Council is reconsidering options in its review of ward boundaries and councillor representation, after no definitive outcome was reached through the public consultation process. A wide range of community views were received and while the most popular option was a three ward system with an incr... read more
  • Monday 3 December | Holiday opening hours and Christmas waste services

    The city’s Administration Centre at 241 Rokeby Road will be closed from 5pm on Friday 21 December until 8.30am on Wednesday 2 January. For emergencies, please contact the city’s after-hours service on (08) 9237 9222. Waste collection Lords Recreation Centre Subiaco Library a... read more
  • Monday 3 December | 2018: A year in review from the Subi Voice of Youth

    This article has been written and prepared by Caitlin Brice and May Yan from Subi Voice of Youth. Highlights of 2018 It has been a busy year for the Subi Voice of Youth (SVY), full of many fun and rewarding activities and opportunities – and hard work! The SVY were lucky enough to gai... read more
  • Saturday 1 December | Subiaco Christmas windows

    Celebrate the spirit of Christmas and explore an art installation series along Rokeby Road and Hay Street, featuring six pop-up Christmas windows designed and created by West Australian artists. Follow the map to uncover verses of the popular Christmas tale ‘Twas the night before Christm... read more
  • Saturday 1 December | Subiaco scene

    The spirit of Christmas is alive in the town centre with art installations in four shop-front windows. Plus, it's time to prepare for our biannual bulk waste collection. Read all about the latest updates in this weekend's edition of Subiaco scene.  read more
  • Saturday 1 December | Digital December drives technology

    December is fast approaching and Subiaco Library is embracing technology in a month-long focus on e-books and its digital catalogue.   The library will be celebrating Digital December and many online resources will be available over the month as people prepare to go away over the Christmas... read more
  • Friday 30 November | Fight the bite

    Mosquitoes can be a nuisance and they can also transmit viruses and parasites that may cause sickness in humans and animals. The City of Subiaco has a mosquito management program in place to control and prevent mosquito breeding. Residents also have a role to play. Here are a few things you ca... read more
  • Saturday 24 November | Road ribbon for road safety

    The City of Subiaco is supporting the Road Ribbon for Road Safety campaign over the Christmas and New Year holiday period. The campaign is a reminder for drivers to work together to achieve zero deaths and serious injuries on our roads. This year, City of Subiaco residents can collect a free R... read more
  • Friday 23 November | Subiaco Scene

    Lustrous Bodies is now open at Subiaco Museum. Find out about the latest exhibition, save the date for our Annual Electors' Meeting and learn how you can support Road Safety with a free Road Ribbon for Road Safety pin. read more
  • Thursday 22 November | 2018 Annual Electors' Meeting

    The 2018 Annual Electors’ Meeting of the City of Subiaco will be held at 6pm on Tuesday 4 December 2018 at the Palms Community Centre, corner of Rokeby and Nicholson roads, Subiaco.   The format includes welcome and introduction, discussion of the annual report contents and other gen... read more
  • Wednesday 21 November | A day in the life of an Environmental Health Officer

    The City of Subiaco’s environmental health team has been awarded for demonstrating outstanding service to the community and city at the Environmental Health Australia Conference, held earlier this month. The Subiaco team, which is made up of Environmental Health Officers (formerly known ... read more
  • Tuesday 20 November | Visit from Minister signals positive way forward for local planning

    A visit to Subiaco by the Hon Rita Saffioti MLA, Minister for Planning, has confirmed the State’s willingness to work with the City of Subiaco on the next steps in its planning review.   Mayor Penny Taylor took the Minister on a tour of the city this morning that included stops in Su... read more
  • Friday 16 November | Subiaco scene

    It’s your last chace to get two months free membership at Lords Recreation Centre. Find out how in this week’s edition of Subiaco scene. Plus, winners from the 2018 Photographic Awards have been announced. Find out more. read more
  • Friday 16 November | Development Application – former Pavilion Market site

    The city is inviting public comment on an application for the demolition of existing buildings and the construction of a 24 storey mixed-use development precinct comprising basement parking, restaurants, fast food outlets, shops, small bar, tavern, office and multiple dwellings at 10 Rokeby Road ... read more
  • Friday 16 November | LPS5: Where we are in the scheme of things

    An Elected Member’s Motion to continue the statutory process for draft Local Planning Strategy and draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 was endorsed by council this week.    Cr Murray Rowe’s motion acknowledged the contribution of the community in providing extensive feedback... read more
  • Friday 16 November | Subi East project – have your say

    LandCorp and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) have launched the second phase of community engagement for the Subi East redevelopment project.   The Subi East project, led by the State Government,  is the redevelopment of the area that includes Subiaco Oval, the Princess ... read more
  • Wednesday 14 November | National Recycling Week

    The city and the Western Metropolitan Regional Council are hosting a number of National Recycling Week events and initiatives to help City of Subiaco residents better understand recycling.   Free e-waste drop off day Recycle your e-waste at the City of Subiaco Waste Depot, 2 Upham Stre... read more
  • Friday 9 November | Subiaco scene

    The city has introduced changes to parking in the Town Centre. Read all about them in this week's Subiaco scene, plus find out more about the free E-Waste drop off day on Saturday 17 November.  read more
  • Friday 9 November | Findings from LPS5 community consultation

    The City of Subiaco has analysed more than 1000 comments on draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 and draft Local Planning Strategy. Many detailed, well-thought out and meaningful comments were provided and a number of key themes have been identified from the submissions. Here are the main issue... read more
  • Monday 5 November | $5 a day parking

    Parking in the eastern quarter of Subiaco is about to get a whole lot cheaper. The City of Subiaco is dropping parking fees to $5 a day in ten car parks around Subiaco Oval, the former Princess Margaret Hospital site (PMH), Hay Street and Thomas Street from 5 November. The changes are being... read more
  • Friday 2 November | Subiaco Scene

    2018 marks the Centenary of the Armistice that ended the First World War. Join the city for a Remembrance Day Service and morning tea on Sunday 11 November.  read more
  • Friday 2 November | Expressions of interest - Urban design forum - Rokeby Road South

    The City of Subiaco is seeking expressions of interest from community members, local businesses and land owners to assist in defning a future development vision for Rokeby Road South, between Hamersley and Nicholson roads, Subiaco.   The city has commissioned HASSELL, a leading internation... read more
  • Tuesday 30 October | Town Centre parking – we’re listening

    The city is introducing changes to parking in the Town Centre following feedback from local workers, business owners, residents and visitors to the city.  At a glance:  all-day parking $12/day short-term parking increased to three-hour limit first hour free across the Town ... read more
  • Monday 29 October | New training and development opportunity for community groups and clubs

    The city of Subiaco has been selected to participate in the Socially Inclusive Communities WA Program. The twelve month program includes free training and development opportunities, in the area of social inclusion, for Subiaco community groups and clubs. The mentorship opportunities are design... read more
  • Friday 26 October | Amended fees and charges – City of Subiaco car stations

    The city is advertising changes to parking fees across a number of car stations in Subiaco East, Shenton Park, the Town Centre and Subiaco Centro. The changes include a fee reduction to $5 per day in some car stations. The table below shows the new fees and the car stations af... read more
  • Friday 26 October | Subiaco Scene

    There's just over one week to have your say on the Ward and Councillor Representation Review. Read this week's Subiaco scene to find out more, plus tickets are on sale now for UnWined Festival - happening this weekend in Market Square. read more
  • Friday 26 October | Sustainable transport a high priority for this employer

    The City of Subiaco has been recognised for sustainable transport initiatives in its employee benefits program at the Department of Transport’s Your Move Awards this week.   The city won the Workplace Achieve Award for staff incentives including a sustainable travel allowance, staff ... read more
  • Wednesday 24 October | Summer in Subiaco looks good!

    See Subiaco is presenting another exciting summer of events and activations. Here are some of the highlights you can look forward to in 2019. At a glance: Fringe is coming to Subiaco Subiaco Street Party is back! Perth Festival and Perth Comedy Festival return A new cycling event f... read more
  • Wednesday 24 October | Business confidence alive in Subiaco

    Positive feedback is flooding in following the first Subiaco Business Conference earlier this month. Here’s what local business owners and operators are saying about the event. “Excellent key note speaker and great panel discussion“ “Loved the positive atmosphere, en... read more
  • Monday 22 October | Halloween Safety

    More and more Australians are enjoying the traditions of Halloween. It can be a fun time for families, children and teens, but it's important to think about the potential risks to ensure a safe and fun time for everyone.   The city has put together some useful information to help you h... read more
  • Saturday 20 October | Subiaco Scene

    Business confidence is alive in Subiaco following the city's first Subiaco Business Conference. Get the wrap-up in this week's Subiaco scene along with information on the ward and representation review, how to have a safe Halloween and details on the annual launch of the New Norcia studie... read more
  • Friday 19 October | LPS5: State supports Subi approach

    The State Government has once again confirmed it is willing to work with the city’s suggestions on LPS5 to get a scheme and strategy that aligns with the community’s expectations and meets the needs of a growing population. The Chairman of the Western Australian Planning Commission... read more
  • Tuesday 16 October | Precinct planning to begin for Rokeby Road South

    The city has appointed Hassell Studio to work with the community and begin precinct planning for the Rokeby Road South area. The outcome of the project will be a Local Development Plan that will guide the city’s consideration of Scheme Amendment No. 35 and inform council’s response on... read more
  • Tuesday 16 October | LPS5: Understanding the planning process

    Local planning is an intricate, detailed and legislative process that affects every community member. The Subiaco community is currently working through this process for draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (LPS5) and draft Local Planning Strategy. To better understand where we are and the next step... read more
  • Monday 15 October | What the business experts said

    Thriving local businesses have a huge impact in building a strong community. That’s why the city has implemented ongoing initiatives that support local business including waiving alfresco dining fees, flexibility in planning policies and free weekend and evening parking. Last week’... read more
  • Friday 12 October | First Subiaco Business Conference a success!

    Meaningful customer relationships and agility in business were some of the top takeaways from yesterday’s Subiaco Business Conference.   More than 100 business owners and operators attended the half-day event, starting with an inspirational presentation from consumer trends expert, A... read more
  • Friday 12 October | Subiaco scene

    UnWined Subiaco is back is back for 2018. Find out what to expect at this year's event, and where you can buy your tickets. Plus, join us on Friday 19 October for the Seddon Street Community Block Party with free community activities, entertainment and an opportunity to share your thoughts in... read more
  • Thursday 11 October | Market Square Playground update

    The city is in the process of collating community feedback to guide the design of a new playground at Market Square Park, Subiaco. In the interest of public safety and to uphold the amenity of the park, the old playground, which was fire damaged, has now been removed and turf ... read more
  • Friday 5 October | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco scene, find out about the city's ward and councillor representation review, and how you can have your say on how you are represented. Plus, last chance for tickets to the Subiaco Business Conference and and update on fire season - are you prepared?  read more
  • Thursday 4 October | Are you prepared for fire season?

    Fire season in the Perth metropolitan area runs from 16 November 2018 to 31 March 2019 which means it’s time to ensure your home does not present a fre hazard. Vegetation can become very dry during this period, exacerbating the threat of fire. Please ensure vegetation&nb... read more
  • Friday 28 September | Subiaco Scene

    The 2018 Verge and Garden Awards are now open! Find out how you can nominate your favourite garden in this week's edition of Subiaco scene. Plus, Lords Recreation Centre's summer sports competition is coming up with an early bird offer of five complimentary games for one lucky team.  read more
  • Friday 28 September | Art deco inspired jewels a mystery - can you fill in the gaps?

    A local jeweller, who operated a jewellery store on Rokeby Road in the late 1930s, stepped out onto the street one day searching for inspiration. He looked up and saw the facade of the art deco designed Regal Theatre. This unknown jeweller was believed to have made two stunning pieces of jewel... read more
  • Friday 28 September | WAPC meeting next step for LPS5

    The City of Subiaco will work with the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) to ensure its draft local planning scheme delivers the best possible outcomes for the community. Mayor Penny Taylor said she was looking forward to reaching a resolution on draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (L... read more
  • Saturday 22 September | Subiaco Scene

    Find out about the ward and councillor representation review in this week's edition of Subiaco scene. read more
  • Friday 21 September | Ward and Councillor Representation Review

    It is a requirement of the Local Government Act 1995 for a ward and councillor representation review to take place to ensure an appropriate balance exists in the ratio of electors to elected members. The city last reviewed its wards and councillor representation in 2016, following the impact... read more
  • Tuesday 18 September | Temporary relocation of Roberts Road bus stop

    Construction of the new Inner City College at Kitchener Park is underway. The bus stop, currently located on Roberts Road, close to the Coghlan Street intersection, sits in front of the school building site. The Public Transport Authority has advised this bus stop will be temporarily relocated... read more
  • Monday 17 September | Public holiday closure

    The city’s Administration Centre will be closed for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on Monday 24 September. read more
  • Saturday 15 September | Subiaco Scene

    The City of Subiaco is hosting the Subiaco Business Conference - a half day event for local businesses to upskill with guest presenters, workshops and a panel discussion featuring some of Perth's best business leaders. read more
  • Thursday 13 September | ​Changes to how you dispose of aerosols

    We acknowledge that doing the right thing when it comes to waste and recycling can be challengin – because different councils have different rules. To make it easier, the three major operators who collect household waste in Perth have decided to take a uniform approach, and have introduc... read more
  • Tuesday 11 September | local residents achieving great things

    At an event held last night at the City of Subiaco’s Council Chambers, Mayor Penny Taylor recognised the hard work and achievements of five inspirational community members who were recipients of either the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, or the Western Australian of the Year Awards, ea... read more
  • Friday 7 September | Subiaco Scene

    Find out about the Many Hannds Project in the latest edition of Subiaco scene. Plus, do your kids play futsal? Read about Lords Recreation Centre's new junior futsal competition starting on Friday 19 October.  read more
  • Friday 7 September | Many hands make light work of placemaking in Subiaco

    Community members will call the shots on placemaking in Subiaco with a new creative funding initiative led by the City of Subiaco and local advocates SUBIaction.   The Many Hands Project will see three grants of $1500 invested in community initiatives that encourage activity in the Subiaco... read more
  • Wednesday 5 September | Subi East update

    Earlier this year, the City of Subiaco and the State Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreeing to key priorities for the redevelopment of Subiaco East.   The MOU, which has been published online, confirms the retention of the Subiaco Oval playing surface for shared use... read more
  • Monday 3 September | Trees to be recycled for new Inner City College

    Construction of the State Government’s new Inner City College on Kitchener Park is underway. As part of the construction, three street trees on Coghlan Road were required to be removed to create a safe student drop-off area. The trees, a Sugar Gum, Kurrajong and Flooded Gum will be re-purpo... read more
  • Friday 31 August | Subiaco Scene

    This edition of Subiaco Scene includes an announcement on the 2018 Tim Winton Award for Young Writers and information on the State Government development application for the demolition of the Subiaco Oval grandstands.  read more
  • Wednesday 29 August | Demolition of Subiaco Oval grandstands

    Subiaco Oval grandstands and infrastructure are expected to be demolished in early 2019, to make way for the Subiaco East redevelopment.   The State Government has lodged a development application with the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) for the demolition.   According to... read more
  • Tuesday 28 August | Administration Centre opening hours

    The city’s Administration Centre will open at 9am on Thursday 30 August instead of the normal time of 8.30am. The city apologises for any inconvenience caused. read more
  • Tuesday 28 August | Irish history on display

    In October last year, the President of Ireland, His Excellency Michael D Higgins visited Subiaco to unveil a memorial artwork which honours the suffering of the Irish people during the Great Famine.   As a follow up, the WA Irish Famine Commemoration Committee has donated a repli... read more
  • Friday 24 August | Subiaco Scene

    The latest edition of Subiaco Scene has an update on the draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 and draft Local Planning Strategy, an introduction of the new CEO and information about Subiaco Library's new English conversation group. read more
  • Friday 24 August | LPS 5: The numbers are in

    The City of Subiaco is in the process of reviewing feedback on draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (LPS 5) and the draft Local Planning Strategy. 1041 submissions were received on draft LPS 5 and 306 submissions on the draft strategy. Thank-you to everyone who provided feedback on these important p... read more
  • Tuesday 21 August | Local businesses – it’s time to share your thoughts

    Local businesses are currently experiencing a range of challenges, yet we continue to see them win awards, strive for excellence and meet these challenges in innovative ways. As part of the Economic Development Strategy 2017 – 2021, the city is undertaking a major Business Perception Sur... read more
  • Monday 20 August | City to Surf road closures

    The 2018 Chevron City to Surf for Activ will be held this Sunday 26 August.  Race day road closures will be in effect throughout the course. In the City of Subiaco, the following roads will be affected between 9.30am and 2pm. Thomas Street Coghlan Road Barker Road Hay Street&n... read more
  • Friday 17 August | Subiaco Scene

    City to Surf is coming to Subiaco and Lords Recreation Centre is a major sponsor. Find out about road closures, race bib collection and how you can join Team Lords for 15 per cent off your registration fee. Plus, read about upcoming events, consultation and community notices in this week's Su... read more
  • Wednesday 15 August | City of Subiaco appoints CEO

    The City of Subiaco has a new Chief Executive Officer, with former Director Community and Development Services Rochelle Lavery endorsed by Council at its meeting last night.   Ms Lavery has been acting in the role since June 2018 and the appointment follows a four-month external recruitmen... read more
  • Wednesday 15 August | Letter to the Community - Mayor Taylor

    In response to recent media coverage, Mayor Penny Taylor has written an open letter to the Subiaco community. read more
  • Monday 13 August | Business spotlight: Dymocks Subiaco

    The City of Subiaco would like to congratulate Tim Thomas of Dymocks Subiaco for winning the bookselling chain’s Chairman’s Award for Retail Excellence at the 2018 Dymocks national conference. The young businessman took over the embattled store 12 months ago after having worked in the... read more
  • Friday 10 August | Subiaco Scene

    Your waste and recycling guide is on its way. Learn about waste and recycling in the city and upcoming events in the latest edition of Subiaco Scene. read more
  • Wednesday 8 August | Subiaco recognised for community safety plans

    The city of Subiaco has been awarded two commendations for achievements in safety and injury prevention initiatives at the WA Children’s Environmental and Health Local Government Policy Awards. The awards promote and celebrate local governments that demonstrate outstanding commitment to ... read more
  • Tuesday 7 August | Pavilion Markets sold

    The Pavilion Markets site on the corner of Rokeby and Roberts roads has been purchased by West Australian company Blackburne Property Group.     Blackburne has announced its intention to turn the 5451m2site into a residential, retail, restaurant and entertainment precinct.  ... read more
  • Thursday 2 August | Something new for Shenton Park Shopping Village

    Do you walk or cycle to Shenton Village IGA? Locals can look forward to some exciting changes at Shenton Village Shopping Centre including new bike racks, an expanded fresh food section, alfresco seating and improved drop-off arrangements for parents and kids attending the Silhouette Dance Studio... read more
  • Thursday 2 August | Subiaco Scene

    A new exhibition at Subiaco Museum, information on homelessness and begging, upcoming events and community consulation. Find out what's happening in Subiaco this week, in the latest edition of Subiaco Scene.  read more
  • Wednesday 1 August | Two new heritage areas

    Council has approved two new heritage areas following extensive research and support from many home owners and local residents. The new heritage areas include some houses along Hamersley Road, Sadlier Street and Redfern Street in west Subiaco. Since 2015, the city has been working with expe... read more
  • Tuesday 31 July | Demolition permission

    The City of Subiaco council is urging the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA) to advocate on behalf of metropolitan local governments for changes to demolition approvals for single houses. Under the changes, local governments may require residents wishing to demolish a sing... read more
  • Monday 30 July | The next steps for Rokeby Road South

    The city has listened to community feedback about the future direction of Rokeby Road South and will now begin detailed precinct planning to help guide the future of planning and development in that area.  During the consultation period for Scheme Amendment No. 35, the city received a sub... read more
  • Friday 27 July | Subiaco Scene

    Celebrate National Tree Day with the city this Sunday. Find out how you can help plant 2500 native shrubs, get the latest event information and an invitation for young residents to attend the annual Subi Voice of Youth quiz night.  read more
  • Friday 20 July | Subiaco Scene

    Find out who won the 2018 Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists, and keep a look out on the mail for information on how you can help shape the vision for the Subi East Redevelopment project.  read more
  • Friday 20 July | Help shape the vision for Subi East

    The State Government is planning for the redevelopment of Subi East and is seeking input from the community to help shape the vision for the area.   With the recent closure of Princess Margaret Hospital and work commencing on the new Inner City College, the north-eastern corner of Subiaco ... read more
  • Saturday 14 July | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, find out how to join Team Lords for the Chevron City to Surf for Activ, learn how to make the most of the Subiaci Children's Library and see what's next for Local Planning Scheme No. 5. read more
  • Friday 13 July | What’s next for LPS5?

    Public consultation on the city’s draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 and draft Local Planning Strategy has now closed. Thank you to those who took part. During the consultation period more than 500 community members attended open days to understand the proposed changes to the planning rul... read more
  • Saturday 7 July | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, find out about the city's NAIDOC Week celebrations, attend a rose pruning demonstration and have your say on a number of different strategies and plan including the draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 and draft Local Planning Strategy - there's just one wee... read more
  • Friday 6 July | A youth perspective on council meetings

    This article has been written and prepared by Caitlin Brice and May Yan from Subiaco Voice of Youth.   Members of the Subiaco Voice of Youth (SVY) recently attended the city’s Ordinary Council Meeting held in Council Chambers on Tuesday 26 June. The SVY is a group of young people, ag... read more
  • Tuesday 3 July | Celebrate NAIDOC Week with the City of Subiaco

    Join us for the city’s annual Welcome to Country and Flag Raising Ceremony to celebrate the start of NAIDOC Week. NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) Week is an annual celebration of Aboriginal culture and history. The city’s NAIDOC celebrations will be... read more
  • Monday 2 July | Cancellation notice: Ordinary Council Meeting Tuesday 10 July

    In accordance with the Local Government (Administration) Regulations 1996, notice is given that the Ordinary Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday 10 July 2018 has been cancelled as there is no business to be transacted.   The next Ordinary Council Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 24 July ... read more
  • Saturday 30 June | Subiaco Scene

    Learn about the city's public art strategy consultation, upcoming bulk waste collection, community development grants and the city's NAIDOC Week celebrations in the latest edition of Subiaco Scene. read more
  • Friday 29 June | Blue sky thinking could shape Subi East future

    Subiaco Mayor Penny Taylor is leading the push for a unique cultural attraction to be considered as part of the master planning for the Subiaco East Redevelopment. The bold idea would continue Subiaco’s legacy as a centre for sport, arts and culture by providing a new tourist attraction ... read more
  • Friday 29 June | Letter to the community: Local Planning Scheme No.5

    The City of Subiaco Council would like the community to read the following letter regarding draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 read more
  • Wednesday 27 June | Club Spot to assist Subi sporting clubs

    The City of Subiaco has partnered with Sports Community,-a leading provider of training and support services for the grassroots sports sector, to give affiliated clubs and their volunteers free access to support and training resources. The city's clubs and their volunteers have been given ... read more
  • Monday 25 June | See Subiaco KeepCup challenge

    Shoppers and retailers are facing changes this July with the introduction of WA’s ban on lightweight plastic bags. As part of this new regulation See Subiaco is introducing two fun and rewarding initiatives to promote and encourage sustainable practice among the community.  The Keep... read more
  • Saturday 23 June | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, find out how to have your say on the plans and strategies the city currently has out for consultation, including the Town Centre Precinct Parking Plan, the Urban Forest Strategy and the Local Planning Scheme No. 5 and Local Planning Strategy. There are just three... read more
  • Wednesday 20 June | Native Plant Subsidy Scheme extended

    The city's Native Plant Subsidy Scheme has been extended!  Planting local native species makes a valuable contribution to being waterwise as well enhancing and supporting biodiversity in our region. The city, in partnership with the Western Suburbs Regional Organisation of Councils (W... read more
  • Saturday 16 June | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, learn about the city's draft Urban Forest Strategy, an update on the draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 and the density targets set for the city, Subiaco Library's winter RSPCA drive and how you can live a plastic free life.  read more
  • Friday 15 June | Growing a greener Subi

    Our urban forest is made up of vegetation, trees and green spaces which provide social, economic and environment benefits to the community.   Urban forest management focuses on the art and science of maintaining trees in metropolitan environments to maximise these community benefits. The c... read more
  • Thursday 14 June | Acting CEO to provide leadership and stability

    The City of Subiaco today farewelled outgoing CEO Don Burnett, who has handed over the reins to Acting CEO Rochelle Lavery, starting in the position tomorrow. The City of Subiaco Council has appointed Rochelle Lavery to the role of Acting Chief Executive Officer while the city continues the fo... read more
  • Friday 8 June | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene read about the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers and the draft LPS5 and Local Planning Strategy. Plus you're invited to be involved in a street verge research project with UWA and a  special celebratory event at Lake Jualbup.  read more
  • Friday 8 June | City farewells Princess Margaret Hospital

    This weekend the City of Subiaco will farewell the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) as the new Perth Children’s Hospital opens the doors to its emergency department from 7am on Sunday 10 June. Since 1909, Princess Margaret Hospital has been an internationally recognised paediatric facili... read more
  • Thursday 7 June | Density targets for the City of Subiaco

    The City of Subiaco, like all of Perth, is growing and is estimated to have a population of around 30 000 people by 2050. As part of the local planning review process, the City of Subiaco must demonstrate how it will achieve density targets set out by the Western Australian Planning Commission... read more
  • Tuesday 5 June | $195K for events to boost economy

    The City of Subiaco is aiming to attract 100 000 new visitors to the town centre next financial year with $195 000 allocated for event spending.   Facilitated by the city’s destination marketing brand See Subiaco, the money will be spent on events and place development activations to... read more
  • Tuesday 5 June | Street verge research: call for participants

    Have you ever wondered about how birds and insects use your front verge? Researchers at The University of Western Australia are studying the environmental and social values of using native and waterwise plants on street verges. The research team will survey plants, birds and insects living in and... read more
  • Saturday 2 June | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene you'll get an update on Rokeby Road South, including Scheme Amendment No. 35, as well as Subiaco Theatre Festival events, news from our National Volunteer Week celebration, community development grant opportunities and information on how you could get a month ... read more
  • Saturday 2 June | What’s happening on Rokeby Road South?

    You might have heard about the proposed changes to planning and development in the Rokeby Road South area. With several different but related items currently in progress, it can seem quite confusing. The city is building a holistic vision and plan for the area that connects the dots between vario... read more
  • Thursday 31 May | Subiaco Theatre festival

    The City of Subiaco has partnered with Perth Theatre Trust to present an exciting mix of cutting edge performances for the Subiaco Theatre Festival this June. In its fifth year, the festival will showcase seven independent productions from Western Australian artists and producers over four weeks ... read more
  • Saturday 26 May | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene you'll find out more about the draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5, the Water Corporations winter sprinkler switch-off period, a great branding opportunity for local community groups and not-for-profits as well as changes to opening hours at the City's Admin... read more
  • Friday 25 May | Changes to opening hours - Thursday 31 May

    Administration Centre opening hours: Thursday 31 May The city’s Administration Centre will open at 9am on Thursday 31 May instead of the normal time of 8.30am. The city apologises for any inconvenience caused. read more
  • Thursday 24 May | Winter sprinkler switch-off

    From Friday 1 June, the Water Corporation’s winter sprinkler switch-off will begin. This water-saving initiative aims to prevent wastage and save water for the drier months. Last winter, around five billion litres of water were saved across the state. The sprinkler switch-off will be in pla... read more
  • Tuesday 22 May | Draft scheme not a done deal

    More than 2000 people have accessed information about the City of Subiaco’s draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (LPS5) and 350 residents have attended community drop-in sessions to find out about proposed changes to their home and neighbourhood.    The City of Subiaco is currently... read more
  • Monday 21 May | Last chance for discount plants

    Planting local native species makes a valuable contribution to being waterwise as well enhancing and supporting biodiversity in our region. The city, in partnership with the Western Suburbs Regional Organisation of Councils (WESROC), is offering households and businesses within Subiaco up to eigh... read more
  • Monday 21 May | City achievements and parking for the future: a wrap-up of recent Council decisions

    We’re asking you about parking in the Town Centre and celebrating some recent big wins in the city. Read on for a summary of the latest council decisions and achievements. Council supports Inner City College proposal The City of Subiaco Council has submitted a recommendation to the Me... read more
  • Saturday 19 May | Subiaco Scene

    This week's Subiaco Scene provides details on entering the 2018 Tim Winton Award for Young Writers, acknowledges the winners of the 2018 Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Building Awards, and encourages community members to attend the Local Planning Scheme No. 5 drop-in sessions for the D... read more
  • Thursday 17 May | Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Building Awards

    The owners and architects of three City of Subiaco homes have been recognised across two categories at the 2018 Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Building Awards this week.   The awards recognise the conservation of Subiaco’s colourful history, reflected in its heritage buildings... read more
  • Saturday 12 May | Subiaco Scene

    Don't miss this week's Subiaco Scene for details about the upcoming Subi Blooms promotion for Mother's Day, information about Subiaco's big win at the annual Waterwise Business Recognition event and how you can go about having your say on prospective heritage areas within the City... read more
  • Saturday 5 May | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, we celebrate the completion of upgrade works to Lake Jualbup, which have been many years in the making. If you're part of a community group, there's also the opportunity to sign up for a branding workshop and the young artists among us are reminded that e... read more
  • Friday 4 May | Putting the jewel back in Lake Jualbup

    Signifcant upgrade works to Lake Jualbup, undertaken to ensure the lake maintains a sustainable body of water, have been completed. The project has been several years in the making, and follows rigorous consultation with Aboriginal representatives, local residents, community stakeholders and cons... read more
  • Tuesday 1 May | Future works get the green light

    Council has adopted a five-year capital works program which outlines a number of significant projects that will form part of the 2018/19 budget. Capital works are funded through grants and income generated by the city’s property investment portfolio. This alternate revenue means significant... read more
  • Saturday 28 April | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, find out how to enter the Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists, make a note of updated council meeting dates for the rest of the year and learn more about the city's draft Local Planning Strategy and Local Planning Scheme No. 5 by attending one of the city&... read more
  • Friday 27 April | Highlights from the city's policy review

    The city is currently undertaking a review of its policies to ensure these guiding documents remain relevant and applicable. Since December 2017, Council has reviewed twenty-six existing policies and adopted two new policies.   At its most recent meeting, Council approved a number of updat... read more
  • Tuesday 24 April | Changes to council meeting structure

    The City of Subiaco Council has made changes to its meeting structure by suspending the Executive Committee for the remainder of 2018. Council’s Policy and Priority Committee, which focuses on strategic direction, will now meet monthly. The Policy and Priority Committee was established i... read more
  • Saturday 21 April | Subiaco Scene

    This week's Subiaco Scene provides you with details about Anzac Day services in Subiaco and Shenton Park, an update on parking around the city and plans surrounding the upcoming relocation of the city's depot. read more
  • Saturday 14 April | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, find out how you can have your say on what the City of Subiaco looks like into the future. The city's Local Planning Scheme No. 5 and Local Planning Strategy are out for consultation and you're invited to tell us what you think. For more details, visit ww... read more
  • Friday 13 April | Heather Henderson becomes Freeman of the City

    The City of Subiaco bestowed its highest honour on former Mayor Heather Henderson after twenty-five years of dedicated service.  The Freeman of the City Award and civic badge were presented to Mrs Henderson by City of Subiaco Mayor Penny Taylor, in recognition of her outstanding, positive... read more
  • Friday 13 April | Shape our city

    The city is seeking feedback on two important planning documents that will help shape the future of our city. Residents and ratepayers can expect to see information in their letterboxes this week about the draft Local Planning Strategy and draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5. The Draft Local Pla... read more
  • Thursday 12 April | Depot relocation plans

    Council has endorsed a plan to relocate the city’s depot operations from its current site at 2 Upham Street, Subiaco. Technical staff and operational staff using light fleet, such as utility vehicles, will be moved to another city-owned site. The remainder of the city’s operations ... read more
  • Saturday 7 April | Subiaco Scene

    This week's Subiaco Scene features details about the upcoming Perth Comedy Festival and the shows taking place in Subiaco, an update on the Lake Jualbup upgrade and infiormation about school holiday programs at Lords Recreation Centre and Subiaco Library. read more
  • Thursday 5 April | March council decisions

    ​Public transport, planning decisions and a possible $6 million road project are among the latest decisions from the 27 March 2018 council meeting. The City of Subiaco will engage a transport expert following council’s decision to undertake a cost-benefit analysis of public transport opt... read more
  • Wednesday 4 April | Two-way could be on the way

    The City of Subiaco is asking the State Government to contribute to a proposed plan to convert Hay Street and Roberts Road to two-way traffic, after Subiaco Council endorsed the project in principle, subject to funding.  Council has authorised the Mayor and CEO to negotiate funding arrang... read more
  • Saturday 31 March | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, use the map to plan your day at the 2018 Subiaco Street Party, to be held on Saturday 7 April, from 3pm to 10pm. You'll also find details about an upcoming, free Earth Carers course which will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to rethink your... read more
  • Saturday 24 March | Subiaco Scene

    This week's Subiaco Scene provides you with everything you need to know about the Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists, as well as an update on the Subi East project and details about volunteering. read more
  • Tuesday 20 March | Kitchener Park trees identified as significant

    Subiaco Council has taken a proactive step to protect 23 mature street trees near Kitchener Park by listing them on a Tree Preservation Order.   The weeping fig, maritime pine, Aleppo pine and sugar gum trees, located in Subiaco Road and Coghlan Road, have been assessed for their environme... read more
  • Monday 19 March | City of Subiaco farewells CEO

    City of Subiaco CEO Don Burnett has announced his resignation to take up a leadership role at another local government. Mayor Penny Taylor thanked Mr Burnett for his contribution to the city and said she anticipated a smooth transition.  “On behalf of Council, I’d like to t... read more
  • Saturday 17 March | Subiaco Scene

    This week's Subiaco Scene provides information on upcoming Neighbour Day events, Bike Week events and Scribblers Festival – a new, annual creative learning program for young people. read more
  • Wednesday 14 March | Changes to Council Meeting dates

    The next City of Subiaco Council Meeting will be held on 27 March. The Executive Committee will meet next on Tuesday 20 March. Please note that the ordinary council meeting scheduled for Tuesday 10 April has been cancelled. You can access a full list of council meeting dates and information about... read more
  • Monday 12 March | Subiaco Library toilet upgrade

    Subiaco Library is getting new loos. Works to replace the toilets at Subiaco Library will be carried out between Monday 12 March and Thursday 29 March. During this time the toilets at the library will be closed, as new facilities are installed. Portable toilets will be available outside t... read more
  • Saturday 10 March | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, find out how you can access a world of online reources with your Subiaco Library membership, consider becoming a community representative on the Community Development Grants panel and try an RPM class for free! read more
  • Tuesday 6 March | Lake Jualbup update

    The City of Subiaco is investigating the cause of recent wildlife deaths at Lake Jualbup together with the Parks and Wildlife Service, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation and the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development.   CEO Don Burnett confirmed that th... read more
  • Friday 2 March | Council news: 27 February meeting

    Tree protection, council processes and a new contractor for Lake Jualbup were on the agenda at this week's council meeting.  Protecting trees in Subiaco East The City of Subiaco is serious about protecting its urban forest – the collection of green spaces, trees and other veg... read more
  • Saturday 24 February | Subiaco Scene

    Have you heard that the City of Subiaco has halved all-day parking fees in some of its carparks? Read all about it in this week's edition of Subiaco Scene, as well as details about upcoming Bike Week events, including the Bike to Work Breakfast on Friday 23 March. read more
  • Wednesday 21 February | Lake Jualbup redevelopment delay

    Works at Lake Jualbup have paused as the city investigates environmental issues and appoints a new contractor to complete the $1.4 million upgrade project.   City of Subiaco CEO Don Burnett confirmed that the contractor, BCL Group, had suspended trading.    “BCL stopped w... read more
  • Saturday 17 February | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, learn how to enter the 2018 Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Buildings Awards, find out how you can access the Subiaco Community Legal Service and jot down the details for an upcoming Befriend sausage sizzle. read more
  • Friday 16 February | Weekend road closures: Bagot Rd and Thomas St

    Traffic closures will be in place at Bagot Road and Thomas Street from 8pm on Friday 16 February through to 8pm on Sunday 18 February as part of the Water Corporation's Pipes for Perth program. Temporary closures will also occur at the Bagot Road and Subiaco Road intersection. Detours will be... read more
  • Thursday 15 February | Reduced parking fees, a Lords Facelift and scheme amendments explained

    Parking initiatives, scheme amendments and planning matters in the city attracted a full public gallery at Tuesday’s council meeting. All-day parking fees cut in half More long-term parking, reduced fees and $5 all-day parking were some of the exciting new parking initiatives endorsed... read more
  • Saturday 10 February | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, see what's happening in Subiaco as part of Perth Festival, consider making a nomination for the 2018 Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Buildings Awards and find out how to apply for a Neighbour Day grant. read more
  • Monday 5 February | Free pop-up concert in Subiaco’s Forrest Square

    Forrest Square will be transformed into an outdoor concert venue when WAAPA Gospel Choir take to the stage to close out this summer’s sunset@subi concert series. The square will be transformed with artificial turf, picnic benches, sun umbrellas and beanbag lounge chairs. This will be the... read more
  • Saturday 3 February | Subiaco Scene

    This week, read all about the upcoming final sunset@subi concert to take place at Forrest Square, get the latest on the Lake Jualbup upgrade project and think about applying for a Neighbour Day or Youth Achievement grant. read more
  • Wednesday 31 January | Joint agreement next step for Subiaco Oval

    The City of Subiaco and the State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), securing future public access to Subiaco Oval and addressing the master planning for the precinct.   The agreement between the two parties allows for the revocation of the management order over Su... read more
  • Tuesday 30 January | Electors’ proposals considered at January council meeting

    A new civil litigation policy could be on the way after Council considered proposals put forward at the Annual Electors’ Meeting in December 2017. Residents and ratepayers were given the opportunity to raise motions for council consideration. Motions were voted on by electors, and those ... read more
  • Saturday 27 January | Subiaco Scene

    This week's Subiaco Scene features information about the upcoming delivery of 240-litre recycling bins, rogue tree loppers and a social knitting and crochet group. read more
  • Friday 26 January | Special Council meeting

    A Special Council Meeting of the City of Subiaco will be held at 5pm on Tuesday 30 January 2018 in the Administration Centre. The purpose of the meeting is to consider a confidential report about the Subiaco Oval Memorandum of Understanding.  The meeting agenda is available online. read more
  • Saturday 20 January | Subiaco Scene

    Free parking in Subi on weekends and evenings sound good? Find out more in this week's Subiaco Scene, which also includes details about current Water Corporation works, nominations for the Disability Access and Inclusion Committee and a workshop about writing winning grants. read more
  • Monday 15 January | Subiaco Activity Centre Plan approved

    Last November the city’s Subiaco Activity Centre Plan was formally approved by the Western Australian Planning Commission. The Plan sets out a vision for the town centre, and defines acceptable residential densities, building heights, setbacks and land uses for the area. The plan protect... read more