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  • Wednesday 6 November | Perth Modern student named Honorary Ranger after act of kindness

    A 13-year-old Perth Modern student has been awarded the title of Honorary Ranger of Subiaco after he helped City rangers catch a lost dog and reunite it with its family.   The skittish dog had been on the run for five days with City rangers unable to get close to it, as it ran away from an... read more
  • Wednesday 6 November | Subiaco Scene

    Find out about the City's Deputy Mayor election results, how City grants are giving local business a helping hand, and have your say on a proposal to include new places on the Heritage List... read more
  • Tuesday 5 November | Dedicated staff member collects 852 tonnes of green waste for recycling

    The City of Subiaco collected 852 tonnes of green waste last financial year, all of which was recycled into mulch – a 26.8 per cent increase on the previous year. City of Subiaco Chief Executive Officer Rochelle Lavery said this was a great result for the City and what made this result e... read more
  • Thursday 31 October | Subiaco Scene

    How the City is tackling pollution with innovation, the key outcomes of the Subi East business case, upcoming road works, and more.... read more
  • Wednesday 30 October | Innovative solution for pollution

    The first Seabin in an Australian lake was installed today by the City of Subiaco to help prevent pollution from entering the ocean, prevent wildlife from ingesting floating litter, improve water cleanliness, and reduce the risk of algal blooms.  The Seabin – an innovative Australia... read more
  • Wednesday 30 October | Photographic award entries capture pieces of visual history

    The 2019 Photographic Award winners were announced on Monday with two young Subiaco residents showing their true colours with winning black and white entries.    Six photographers picked up awards across three main categories – ‘Mobile’, ‘Open’ and &lsquo... read more
  • Tuesday 29 October | Subiaco business grants give high street shops a facelift

    A $30,000 City of Subiaco investment in twelve local businesses will give shopfronts a much needed facelift. The full extent of the City’s annual Small Business Grant program was awarded to six businesses, including two restaurants, three creative agencies and an architect firm. Each ... read more
  • Thursday 24 October | Subiaco Scene

    Find out Council election results, how to celebrate Seniors' Week in the City and how you can recycle 'problem' waste with the City's upcoming Problem Waste Drop Off Day... read more
  • Thursday 24 October | Subi East Business Case summary released

    The Subi East Business Case Summary has now been released by DevelopmentWA, and clarifies the inclusions and intentions for the master planning for the project. The keys outcomes for the City are: Jobs creation, as the project is expected to sustain 2,778 jobs during the construction and... read more
  • Saturday 19 October | Local government election results

    The City of Subiaco local government elections took place this evening, with all six positions contested. Five new councillors and one returning elected member will join the Council alongside sitting members and Mayor Penny Taylor. The announcement was made at 9.30pm by WAEC Returning Offic... read more
  • Thursday 17 October | Subiaco Scene

    Read about the benefits of shopping locally first, the upcoming Subiaco Library refurbishment project and local government elections... read more
  • Wednesday 16 October | Landlord and tenant work together to help revitalise Subiaco

    An investment of $1.35 million and a partnership approach is an example of a thriving landlord-tenant relationship that is contributing to the revitalisation of Subiaco, alongside a range of business-friendly initiatives that the City of Subiaco is implementing.   The owners of 169 Rokeby ... read more
  • Friday 11 October | City’s school holiday sessions a great success

    The City of Subiaco has been a hive of activity over the spring school holidays, with sold out workshops and fun-filled sessions in the library and Lords Recreation Centre for kids of all ages. Hands-on workshops were held in the library on a variety of topics, including bird conservation, hum... read more
  • Thursday 10 October | Subiaco Library to receive major refurbishment

    The E H Parker Library (Subiaco Library) is set to receive its first major interior refurbishment in 17 years as a response to community feedback and changing needs, after the appointment of the contractor was approved at this week’s Council Meeting. The refurbishment will bring the li... read more
  • Wednesday 9 October | Subiaco Scene

    A reminder to vote, all about the City's free graffiti removal service, have your say on a proposal to include a new place on the Heritage List and more... read more
  • Friday 4 October | Community the priority for Subiaco Oval

    The City of Subiaco is leading negotiations with the State Government and the West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) to determine details for the shared use of Subiaco Oval.   The City has a Memorandum of Understanding with the State Government that guarantees the use of Subiaco Oval t... read more
  • Thursday 3 October | Subiaco Scene

    Get an update on the City's broadleaf weed control program, how to get involved in the Tea Party for Telethon event and and find out about the City's commitment to active open space... read more
  • Friday 27 September | Surprise performances in Subiaco

    Thomas HS Jazz Trio were out and about in Subiaco today giving locals a taste of the upcoming Subiaco Lounge Series, with the fun set to continue tomorrow. Local performers, the Zucchini Brothers, will be taking to the streets on Saturday 28 September between 12pm and 2pm to get residents, bus... read more
  • Thursday 26 September | Subiaco Scene

    Find out about the Subiaco Lounge Series, be update on the Corporate Business Plan and get an update on the Subi Oval demolition... read more
  • Wednesday 25 September | Contract for Men’s Shed Subiaco extension to be awarded during Men’s Shed Week

    The City of Subiaco is set to award the contract for a significant extension to Men’s Shed Subiaco this week, which will double the existing footprint of the building. The announcement comes during Men’s Shed Week, which runs until 29 September and aims to raise awareness of the co... read more
  • Tuesday 24 September | The City’s commitment to active open space in the Subi East Redevelopment

    A City initiative to investigate the construction of six active recreation sports courts on top of an underground carpark in east Subiaco was supported by Council last Tuesday night. The courts would provide an additional 0.65 hectares (6500 square metres) of active open space – a commun... read more
  • Friday 20 September | City actions bring Subiaco community vision a step closer

    The City of Subiaco is continuing to bring the community vision for a unique, popular and welcoming place a step closer by achieving a number of significant actions from its Corporate Business Plan.   A report to Council this week updated elected members and the community on the work the C... read more
  • Thursday 19 September | Subiaco Scene

    Meet your 2019 Council nominees, learn about the City's online request forms and help shape a new play space on Currie Street... read more
  • Wednesday 11 September | Subiaco Oval gets permanent heritage listing

    Subiaco Oval has been included as a permanent entry on the State Register of Heritage Places following four years of advocacy by the City of Subiaco. The Subiaco Oval site had previously only been listed on an interim basis, but was upgraded to a permanent entry on 14 August following the gaze... read more
  • Friday 6 September | Subiaco Scene

    Stay up-to-date on the Subi East project, read about nominating for Council and have your say on a number of community consulations... read more
  • Thursday 5 September | ​Subiaco Oval demolition information

    Demolition works at Subiaco Oval are well underway and the former Subiaco Sports Bar and Bar and Function Centre and 65 metre light towers have now been removed. The City is working closely with LandCorp/MRA to ensure demolition activities are carried out safely and with the least impact on th... read more
  • Wednesday 4 September | City of Subiaco supports Mental Health Week

    Mental Health Week focusses on how we live, learn, work and play. The City of Subiaco partners with Act-Belong-Commit to help promote a simple approach to positive mental health: keep active by doing something, keep connected to family, friends and your local community and commit to a cause by do... read more
  • Monday 2 September | New business attraction and retention plan gets the green light

    The City of Subiaco’s Business Investment Plan: Attraction and Retention 2019 - 2022 was approved at the August Council Meeting enabling a targeted and collaborative approach for the City to support and facilitate business sustainability and growth through the retention of businesses and at... read more
  • Friday 30 August | Subiaco Scene

    Read about nominating for council, learn about the benefits of desexing your pets and have your say on a number of consultations, including the draft Environmental Plan... read more
  • Thursday 29 August | $227 million committed for Subi East redevelopment

    The business case for the Subi East redevelopment has been approved by the State Government with $227 million budgeted to transform the Subiaco Oval and former Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) sites.   This funding will go towards preparing the Subi East site for an expected $1 billion wor... read more
  • Wednesday 28 August | Local students shine at award ceremony

    Acclaimed Western Australian author, Tim Winton, recently awarded prizes to promising local young writers at the twenty-seventh Tim Winton Award for Young Writers ceremony.   The annual creative writing awards attract short story entries from school students across the state, with more tha... read more
  • Monday 26 August | Partnership helps educate pet owners about the benefits of desexing

    The City of Subiaco is partnering with the Cat Haven and Dogs’ Refuge Home to help educate local pet owners on the benefits of desexing their pets. City rangers and Cat Haven and Dogs’ Home Refuge volunteers will be at the Subi Farmers Market on Saturday 31 August to help market-go... read more
  • Friday 23 August | Community input at the core of planning policy review

    The City of Subiaco is taking a community-led approach as it prepares to review and update planning policies that will be used to implement draft LPS5 and ensure that new development respects existing neighbourhood character. The City is prioritising genuine community input by establishing a c... read more
  • Friday 23 August | Our extraordinary community

    The Subiaco community is made up of extraordinary people. At a special event this week, Mayor Taylor recognised the outstanding contributions of 10 community members who were acknowledged by the State through the 2019 Australia Day and Queen's Birthday Honours lists and the Western Austr... read more
  • Thursday 22 August | Subiaco Scene

    Learn about small business grants, find out about an upcoming event with a best-selling author and have your say on a number of community decisions and documents... read more
  • Tuesday 20 August | City to Surf road closures

    The 2019 Chevron City to Surf for Activ will take place on Sunday 25 August. As in previous years, there will be road closures in place starting at 1am on Sunday 25 August. Most roads will reopen by 2pm. The closures will affect Hay Street and other streets in Subiaco, Daglish and Jolim... read more
  • Friday 16 August | Subiaco Scene

    Have your say on the City's first draft Heritage Strategy and find easy, affordable parking with the new Subipark website... read more
  • Thursday 15 August | Have your say on heritage

    The City of Subiaco has prepared its first draft Heritage Strategy and invites community feedback during the consultation period until Thursday 19 September. The strategy sets out how the City will manage its heritage and deliver on its legal obligations under various legislation. It identifie... read more
  • Thursday 15 August | New investment continues to keep rates down in Subiaco

    Last week the City of Subiaco added to its property investment portfolio as part of its continuing efforts to minimise the rates implications on residents. Council approved the purchase of the $6.4 million commercial property in Midland at its meeting on 21 May 2019, and settlement was complet... read more
  • Tuesday 13 August | City of Subiaco scores bronze in international leadership program

    The City of Subiaco has taken out third place in an international local government leadership competition recently.   The City’s Australasian Management Challenge team earned the top honour in the state competition in May, winning them a place to contest the international competition... read more
  • Friday 9 August | Subiaco scene

    The City's new parking website, Subipark is live! Find out all about it in this week's Subi Scene. Plus, new offers have been added to See Subiaco's Treat yo' Self Tuesday campaign...  read more
  • Tuesday 6 August | City of Subiaco art award judge wins Premier’s Book Award

    Local resident, author and judge of the City of Subiaco’s Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists, Kelly Canby has taken out the Premier’s Prize for Writing for Children at the Premier’s Book Award.   Ms Canby was recognised for her picture book The Hole Story which judges said... read more
  • Sunday 4 August | National Homelessness Week

    National Homelessness Week 2019 runs from Sunday 4 August to Saturday 10 August, with the theme, Housing Ends Homelessness. The City is running initiatives and events to support and raise awareness of homelessness in our community. Like many busy inner city locations, Subiaco can be an attrac... read more
  • Friday 2 August | Affordable and stress-free parking in Subiaco

    City of Subiaco-operated carparks are the cheapest and most convenient way to park in Subiaco. You just need to know where to find them. Subipark your new guide for finding easy and affordable parking throughout the City. With visual maps, upfront pricing information and navigation directions ... read more
  • Friday 2 August | Subiaco Scene

    Talented Shaun Tan winners announced, the City's destination marketing brand See Subiaco is accepting sponsorship appications for possible events and activities and Team Lords invites you to register for the City to Surf on Sunday 25 August and reap the rewards – all in Subiaco Scene th... read more
  • Tuesday 30 July | Time spent drawing is never wasted: Shaun Tan

    At the seventeenth annual Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists ceremony this week 15 young creatives were awarded for their winning entries in the statewide award.   The award finalists, aged seven to seventeen, submitted a range of artworks including portraits, paintings, digital art and dra... read more
  • Monday 29 July | City of Subiaco planning manager awarded 2019 Planner of the Year

    The City of Subiaco’s Manager of Planning Services, Alexander Petrovski has been awarded 2019 Planner of the Year by the Local Government Planners Association.   Mr Petrovski was recognised for his outstanding professionalism and leadership during the City’s draft Local Plannin... read more
  • Friday 26 July | City of Subiaco announces another business-friendly initiative

    From the ninth storey of the soon-to-open Park Regis Hotel, the City of Subiaco launched its new business prospectus which aims to instil confidence in Subiaco’s future investors and shows why Subiaco is primed for business investment. More than 50 industry influencers, investors, develo... read more
  • Monday 22 July | Take another look at Lords

    One of the biggest hurdles to joining a gym can be a confusing contract, complete with joining fees and restrictions. Lords Recreation Centre in Subiaco has done away with all of that. You can enjoy full access membership from $19 per week and best of all, there is no joining fee, or cancellat... read more
  • Thursday 18 July | See science in action at Subiaco Library this August

    Visit Subiaco Library from Monday 12 August to Friday 16 August to celebrate National Science Week. Come along to a lunchtime talk for adults on the fiftieth  anniversary of the moon landing, or bring the family and a picnic for an astronomy night under the stars.   Science after... read more
  • Thursday 11 July | Subiaco Scene

    In this edition of Subiaco Scene, read about Daglish being recognised for its heritage significance and the hosting inclusive events workshop. read more
  • Thursday 11 July | Tuesday is the new treat day

    Do you work in the City of Subiaco? See Subiaco has teamed up with over 20 restaurants and cafés around Subiaco, to bring you delicious offers for Treat Yo’self Tuesday. Offers range from combo deals, light bites, desserts and bonus inclusions. For example, enjoy a $10 meal deal from Ju... read more
  • Wednesday 10 July | Daglish receives classification from National Trust of Western Australia

    Daglish has been classified by the National Trust of Western Australia as a place of cultural heritage significance. The classification makes an important statement about the history and cultural heritage values of Daglish, without adding restrictions on development for homeowners. The Nationa... read more
  • Wednesday 3 July | Friday 5 July opening hours

    The city’s Administration Centre at 241 Rokeby Road will be closed from 4pm on Friday 5 July and open as usual at 8.30am on Monday 8 July.  For emergencies, please contact the city’s after-hours service on (08) 9237 9222. read more
  • Thursday 27 June | Subiaco Scene

    In this edition of Subiaco Scene, read about the Final Siren Funday to farewell Subiaco Oval and have your say on planning consultations. read more
  • Monday 24 June | City’s doors to reflect six Noongar seasons

    Proud Noongar woman and artist, Seantelle Walsh, will share and honour the six Noongar seasons, their colours, flora and fauna through her illustrations on the city’s Administration Centre front doors during NAIDOC Week, which is held from Sunday 7 to Sunday 14 July. A descendant of the ... read more
  • Friday 21 June | Subiaco Scene

    In this edition of Subiaco Scene, read about the Council decision on LPS5 and how to enter the 2019 Photographic Awards. read more
  • Thursday 20 June | Subiaco opens the gate to re-instating turnstiles at Subiaco Oval

    Football may be gone but the City of Subiaco seeks to honour its cultural contribution, by supporting a push to have heritage turnstiles re-instated at the Subiaco Oval heritage-listed entry gates. Subiaco Oval is a historically significant place for local residents and the wider Western Austr... read more
  • Thursday 20 June | LPS5 and Local Planning Strategy to WAPC

    The end is in sight for draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 after Subiaco Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to forward the scheme to the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) with a series of recommendations in response to submissions.   The recommendations seek to further reduce ... read more
  • Tuesday 18 June | Unanimous council decision for LPS5

    Subiaco Council has recommended draft Local Planning scheme No. 5 be forwarded to the Western Australian Planning Commission with additional modifications. Council deliberated the decision at its ordinary council meeting tonight and the vote was unanimous.  The additional modifications... read more
  • Tuesday 18 June | Thank you, driver

    Each Friday, young resident, Sosuke would wait outside his home as City of Subiaco truck driver, Ian  conducted his weekly rounds in his truck, Wally the Waste Warrior. Ian said the unlikely duo struck up a unique friendship that spanned several years, before Sosuke’s family returne... read more
  • Monday 17 June | Celebrate NAIDOC week with the City of Subiaco

    A celebration of activities and events will grace the city for NAIDOC week from 7 to 14 July, including partnerships with Noongar artist, Seantelle Walsh and Australia’s leading Aboriginal theatre company, Yirra Yaakin. NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) ... read more
  • Monday 17 June | Council meeting 18 June

    The City of Subiaco’s next Ordinary Council Meeting will be held in the Council Chambers on Tuesday 18 June at 5.30pm. Doors to the Council Chamber will open at 5pm. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting. Please register upon arrival and follow staff instructions. Those... read more
  • Friday 14 June | Subiaco Scene

    In this edition of Subiaco Scene, read about the Community Development Grants and how to park for longer in Subiaco's town centre. read more
  • Wednesday 12 June | Local government policies to support LPS5 in delivering good design and development outcomes

    The recommendation to forward draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (LPS5) to the Western Australian Planning Commission with no further modifications will be considered by council next week. City of Subiaco planning officers analysed 298 submissions on the modifications and are recommending the... read more
  • Friday 7 June | Subiaco Scene

    In this edition of Subiaco Scene, read about the new Market Square Playground and get your entries ready for the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers. read more
  • Thursday 6 June | Subiaco continues ambitious push for Cultural Space

    The City of Subiaco has intensified its efforts to secure a Cultural Space as part of the Subi East Redevelopment by pitching the idea to Premier Mark McGowan.   City of Subiaco Mayor Penny Taylor and CEO Rochelle Lavery met with the Premier and Minister for Planning Rita Saffioti, to disc... read more
  • Friday 31 May | Fire safety tips for winter

    As the cooler temperatures hit Perth, homeowners tend to warm up their heaters and dust their fireplaces to brace for the cold. Unfortunately, home heating is a major cause of house fires in winter. There are some things you can do to reduce the risk of a house fire, including regular smoke al... read more
  • Thursday 30 May | Subiaco Scene

    Get your pens and laptops ready, Western Australian students - the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers opens on Tuesday. Register for the Subiaco Oval Demolition and Construction Community Reference Group to have your say, and we recognise our dedicated volunteers... read more
  • Thursday 30 May | Tim Winton Award judges call out

    Are you interested in helping young writers to build their creative confidence? The City of Subiaco is seeking expressions of interest from people with a background in creative writing or children’s literature to join the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers judging panel. The panel rea... read more
  • Monday 27 May | Recognising our dedicated volunteers

    During this year’s National Volunteer Week, the City of Subiaco formally recognised the efforts of its dedicated volunteers with a special event lunch and awards presentation. The city has 56 volunteers who contribute an average of 1700 hours of their time every year. The volunteers rang... read more
  • Friday 24 May | Town Centre parking update

    The city is implementing changes to parking in the town centre based on the Town Centre Parking Precinct Plan, which was adopted by Council on 16 October 2018.   In November 2018, the city implemented the first change - reducing parking fees in car stations.   The next stage of the ... read more
  • Friday 24 May | Subiaco Scene

    This week we say thank you to our volunteers for all of their hard work, invite avid readers to an Author Talk with Subiaco writer Robert Jeffreys and provide an update on LPS5.  read more
  • Friday 17 May | Subiaco Scene

    Subiaco Scene this week offers entrepreneurs a one-week training program that could provide a clear way forward for a business idea. All-day parking in the city is easier than ever before and young residents participating in voluntary community development projects are encouraged to apply fo... read more
  • Thursday 16 May | Subiaco community to have certainty on LPS5 next month

    Subiaco Council is set to make its final recommendation on draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (LPS5) at the June ordinary council meeting, before the document is sent to the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC).    Following a robust consultation period in 2018, council endors... read more
  • Wednesday 15 May | Junior footy gets a kick on Subi Oval

    Last Sunday, Subiaco Junior Football Club proved that you don’t need big boots or an AFL Guernsey to have a kick on Subiaco Oval. The West Australian Football Commission organised a junior football match with the local sporting club to celebrate Mother’s Day. It was a nod to the... read more
  • Tuesday 14 May | Honorary rangers learn what it takes

    Do you know what our rangers do in the City of Subiaco? It’s more than you think – and the newest honorary rangers can give everyone the lowdown. With the help of Bob the German Shepherd and the city’s experienced compliance team, the Subi Kids Crew (SKC) learned what it take... read more
  • Friday 10 May | Subiaco Scene

    Get all the details for Subi Blooms this Mother's Day weekend, learn how to have 'less stuff' at a BYO Lunch & Discover with Lindsay Miles and join a tea party for a free morning of fun.  read more
  • Monday 6 May | Shaun Tan Awards sparks confidence and creativity according to art teachers

    With entry numbers increasing each year, a Perth high school teacher is hailing the positive impact the Shaun Tan Award is having on young students and their creative confidence. Jane Roche, junior school arts teacher at Scotch College in Swanbourne, said the award had become a staple in her a... read more
  • Monday 6 May | Appointment of Director Community and Development Services

    Experienced local government professional Marion Morton has been successfully recruited to the role of Director Community and Development Services at the City of Subiaco.   The position has oversight of cultural services, planning and development, recreation services including Lords, and b... read more
  • Friday 3 May | To verge or not to verge!

    The colours of the rainbow will grace Smyth Road this year thanks to a new waterwise verge garden.   Did you know a typical verge lawn can use anywhere from 40,000 to 60,000 litres of water to sustain it over summer? The environmental benefits of establishing low water use plants on verges... read more
  • Friday 3 May | Subiaco Scene

    This week’s Subiaco Scene encourages all budding writers to embrace storytelling and get writing. Make a plan for Mother’s Day with a historic walk and/or a stroll through Rokeby Road over the weekend to discover blooming surprises. read more
  • Wednesday 1 May | City of Subiaco partners with Curtin University to ignite business ideas

    The city of Subiaco is on the hunt for two local organisations  to be sponsored as part of an intensive growth program for entrepreneurs and budding businesses. The City of Subiaco is proud to announce a partnership with Curtin University to bring the Ignition Scholarship Program to Subia... read more
  • Wednesday 1 May | Native plants for $1.50

    For one month, starting Monday 29 April, Subiaco residents can purchase discounted native plants to promote water-wise options in residential gardens.   Planting native seedlings helps create an attractive, water-wise garden that supports native birds and butterflies.   By choosing ... read more
  • Tuesday 30 April | No change to council structure

    There will be no changes to the number of councillors or ward boundaries prior to the local government elections in October 2019. Subiaco Council is comprised of four wards (North, East, Central and South) with eleven councillors and the Mayor who represents the entire district. A ward and ... read more
  • Friday 26 April | Subiaco Scene

    Calling all young artists, the 2019 Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists is now open. Get all the necessary entry information in this week's Subiaco Scene. Plus, plan which shows you'll be seeing at the 2019 Perth Comedy Festival, supported by See Subiaco.  read more
  • Saturday 20 April | Subiaco scene

    Find out about Anzac Day services and how you can purchase native plants during the month of May for just $1.50.  read more
  • Thursday 18 April | Could this 15-year-old be the future Mayor of Subiaco?

    If you’re wondering what young people in Subiaco get up to, you might find it hard to keep up. High-achieving Shenton Park student, Niamh Walsh is a fifteen-year-old Subiaco resident who is busy studying and working, and was recently accepted for the YMCA Youth Parliament program. You... read more
  • Tuesday 16 April | Pavilion Markets memory lives on at Subiaco museum

    Demolition works have begun at the Pavilion Markets site and the main markets building will be knocked down in early May. The redevelopment project symbolises the start of a new story for the landmark site, but the history of Subiaco’s famous markets will be preserved at Subiaco Museum. ... read more
  • Monday 15 April | Why local stories matter on ANZAC Day

    Peter Hopper is a Vietnam Vet. A former school teacher, he went to war in 1967 and served as an Acting Sergeant at the age of 21.   Peter has been the President of the Shenton Park sub-branch Returned and Services League since 2005 and has run its ANZAC Day service for fourteen years. He s... read more
  • Saturday 13 April | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, read all about the school holiday activities planned around the city, make a plan to get along to the Lords Open Day and remember that this is your last chance to have your say on the modifications to draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5. read more
  • Friday 12 April | Easter opening hours

    The City of Subiaco Administration Centre at 241 Rokeby Road will closed on Good Friday, Easter Monday and Anzac Day and will open at 9am (instead of 8.30am) on Thursday 18 April. For details on the Subiaco and Shenton Park Anzac Day services, visit Subia... read more
  • Saturday 6 April | Subiaco Scene

    This week's Subiaco Scene is a must-have to navigate this weekend's Subiaco Street Party! It also contains details about Seniors' Coffee Club, Lego at the Library and volunteering in Subiaco. read more
  • Friday 5 April | Plan your journey to Subiaco Street Party

    If you’re heading to the Subiaco Street Party this Saturday, here are some handy suggestions on how to get there.    Traffic management will be in place diverting the majority of Hay Street traffic at Townshend Road. Please remember to drive carefully and follow directions. The ... read more
  • Saturday 30 March | Subiaco Scene

    This week's Subiaco Scene will tell you all you need to know about the upcoming Subiaco Street Party, as well as details about Neighbour Day, the Art in April program this school holidays and the proposed expanded Hamersley Road Group Heritage Area. read more
  • Thursday 28 March | The facts on dwellings and green space

    The Subiaco community has made it clear that appropriately located and well-planned density and preservation of green space are important considerations in planning for the future – and the City of Subiaco is listening. Find out more about the foundations of council’s decisions on fut... read more
  • Wednesday 27 March | Reminder: LPS5 submissions need to address modifications

    Last month, council adopted the draft Local Planning Strategy and proposed modifications to draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (LPS5). The adopted strategy is now council’s formal position and will soon be submitted to the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC). The strategy outlin... read more
  • Saturday 23 March | Subiaco Scene

    It's that time of year again – the Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists is almost upon us! Entries open on Monday 29 April so students are encouraged to get their thinking caps on and let their imaginations run wild. Also in this week's Subiaco Scene is information about Waste Watchers... read more
  • Saturday 16 March | Subiaco Scene

    Read this week's Subiaco Scene to find out how to vote for Lake Jualbup in the Waterwise Council Community Choice Awards, learn about the excellent autumn promo available when you become a member of Lords and discover the changes that have recently taken place at the recreation centre. read more
  • Friday 15 March | Hamilton Street Bridge demolition

    Demolition of the Hamilton Street Bridge will take place this weekend from 7pm, Friday 15 March to 6am, Monday 18 March, during the day and night. Residents and business owners in the adjacent area will hear construction and machinery noise related to the bridge removal, and may encount... read more
  • Thursday 14 March | Here’s what office workers in Subiaco are doing to keep fit

    If you work in the Subiaco Town Centre you may have witnessed the Viridian Advisory Cycle Brigade rolling into work each morning. Something of a health supergroup, the cycle gang takes advantage of Perth’s Mediterranean climate and the excellent end-of-trip facilities at their workplace ... read more
  • Wednesday 13 March | Vote for Lake Jualbup

    The Lake Jualbup Management Plan has been nominated for the 2019 Waterwise Councils Community Choice Award and we need your votes!  Known to locals as the ‘jewel of Shenton Park’, Lake Jualbup underwent a signifcant upgrade in 2018 in an effort to ensure it maintains... read more
  • Tuesday 12 March | Hello, neighbour!

    Go-getter Shenton Park resident, Marie-Lise Schläppy is spreading the love this Neighbour Day in a bid to connect more than forty residents living in her apartment complex. Ms Schläppy moved to Shenton Park in 2017 and said Neighbour Day was a great initiative for building simple connections. ... read more
  • Saturday 9 March | Subiaco Scene

    Read about plans for an innovative cultural space in Subiaco East, find out about Bike Week events planned for the city and take your last chance to enter Race Around Subi. read more
  • Tuesday 5 March | Changes to meeting start time

    In order to maintain consistency for meetings of council, the city’s monthly Agenda Briefing Forums will now begin at 5.30pm instead of 5pm. Council Agenda Briefing Forums are part of the city’s new meeting structure and are held on the Tuesday before each Ordinary Council Meeting.... read more
  • Saturday 2 March | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, you can read all about the Subiaco Pavilion Markets site development approval, find out how to have your say on the name for Inner City College and get all the details for the Bike to Work Breakfast. read more
  • Wednesday 27 February | Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Subiaco Oval

    A new sporting history and cultural space at Subiaco Oval is being championed by the City of Subiaco. The City of Subiaco wants the State Government to include an innovative cultural space in its plans for the redevelopment of Subi East – a place that’s not only an asset for locals... read more
  • Tuesday 26 February | Update on ward and representation review

    At its meeting on 12 February 2019 Council reconsidered options in its review of ward boundaries and councillor representation, after no definitive outcome was reached in previous meetings. The Elected Members’ motion moved by Councillor McMullen, to inform the Local Government Advisory ... read more
  • Tuesday 26 February | What does it take to get a laneway named after you?

    Family-run Hiddlestone Electrics will soon celebrate 100 years in Subiaco. These local stalwarts of our business community were inducted into the Family Business Association’s Hall of Fame in 2016, in addition to being finalists in several recent Master Electricians Australia awards. ... read more
  • Saturday 23 February | Subiaco Pavilion Markets site development approved

    An application to develop the former Subiaco Pavilion Markets site was approved unanimously at a meeting of the Metro West Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP).  City of Subiaco Mayor Penny Taylor said it was the high-quality design combined with the community benefts that ... read more
  • Saturday 23 February | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, we explain what's next for LPS and LPS 5, make a note of road closures this Sunday and encourage to use our new community map. read more
  • Thursday 21 February | Hamilton Street Bridge temporary closure: 25 February to September 2019

    From 25 February 2019, the Hamilton Street Bridge across the railway line in West Leederville will be closed by Main Roads so that the old timber bridge can be replaced with a new steel and concrete structure. The bridge and adjacent principal shared path (PSP) will close t... read more
  • Thursday 21 February | What's on in your community and where?

    Have you seen the city’s new community map? Located under ‘Our community’, the interactive map shows community members the location and details of community groups and clubs that operate within the City of Subiaco. Venues fall into a range of categories, i... read more
  • Tuesday 19 February | The Ring Summer Criterium Series: Road Closures

    Round 4 of The Ring Criterium Series of road bike races will be held on the streets of Subiaco this Sunday 24 February. New racers and children are all welcome join in the fun and inclusive atmosphere of this special event. The closed streets of Subiaco provide the perfect mix of high-octane raci... read more
  • Saturday 16 February | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, find out about the grants we're offering for get-togethers on Neighbour Day and learn how you can have your say on the amended draft Local Planning Strategy and Local Planning Scheme No. 5. read more
  • Friday 15 February | Blanket density scrapped in modified LPS5, community to comment on modifications

    Subiaco Council has confirmed a way forward for LPS5 that directly responds to the community’s resounding feedback.   Modified versions of draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (LPS5) and the Local Planning Strategy were supported at the 7 February Special Council Meeting.   Start... read more
  • Friday 15 February | Council supports Pavilion Markets site development

    Subiaco Council has supported a development application for the former Pavilion Markets site which will see a ground floor renewal of the popular shopping quarter with a mix of retail, food, beverage and entertainment offerings, plus the addition of 240 new residential apartments. Under the pr... read more
  • Saturday 9 February | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, find out how you can have your verge made Watersie for free! We also give you an update on Subi East and Landcorp's Vision Concept, as well as the special promotion Subiaco Library is running for Valentine's Day. read more
  • Friday 8 February | Special Council Meeting decisions

    Last night, Council supported the modified Local Planning Scheme No. 5 with an amendment to publicly advertise for 60 days.   The Local Planning Strategy was supported with amendments.   Thank you to everyone in the community who attended the meeting.     The city apolog... read more
  • Thursday 7 February | Twenty-five years of hair on Hay Street

    Meet Sharlene from Circles of Subiaco.  For more than 25 years, this iconic hair and beauty salon has been servicing clients from the Western Suburbs and beyond. In 2018, this local gem won the Best Hair Salon Business of the Year Award at the Hair Expo Australia event in Melbourne. Sh... read more
  • Monday 4 February | Weekend internet outage

    The city experienced technical difficulties with its internet service from 2pm on Saturday 2 February until 8am Monday 4 February.   This means that some emails sent to the city, city employees and elected members during this period may not have been delivered. If you sent the City of Subi... read more
  • Saturday 2 February | Subiaco Scene

    Perth Festival is coming to Subiaco! Read about Nouveau Cirque du Vietnam's Lang Toi (My Village) in this week's Subiaco Scene. You'll also find out how to access Neighbour Day grants and where to go to have your say on the Subi Centro Precinct Parking Plan. read more
  • Friday 1 February | Pavilion Markets, Ward Review, Strategic Financial Plan to be discussed at first public council briefing

    A new approach to council meetings means you will have access to more information on council agenda items prior to the final decision. In November last year, council adopted a new format for its 2019 meetings, with the first ordinary council meeting cycle set to start next week. The more tr... read more
  • Thursday 31 January | Community turns out to ask questions about LPS 5

    A Special Council Meeting was held last night to provide information about the draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (LPS 5) and draft Local Planning Strategy. Download the presentation slides from the meeting. (PDF, 3.4MB)   The information below is intended to provide clarification on som... read more
  • Saturday 26 January | Subiaco Scene

    Subilicious is alive and kicking in Subi! Make sure you check out Subiaco's Fringe World hub this weekend. In other news, letters regarding specific LPS5 information have been posted to all properties and make a note that night works will take place on Rokeby Road from Sunday 3 to Tuesday 5 F... read more
  • Friday 25 January | Special Council Meeting

    A Special Council Meeting of the City of Subiaco will be held at 6pm on Wednesday 30 January 2019 in the Administration Centre, Council Chambers, 241 Rokeby Road, Subiaco. The purpose of the meeting is to provide information on the Local Planning Scheme No. 5 and draft Local Planning Stra... read more
  • Thursday 24 January | Modified LPS5 now available

    The City of Subiaco is recommending modifications to the advertised version of Local Planning Scheme No. 5 (LPS5) in response to community feedback received last year.   The modified LPS5 and Local Planning Strategy will be considered at a Special Council Meeting on 7 February. The modifie... read more
  • Wednesday 23 January | Meet your local physiotherapist

    Helen Potter is a local physiotherapist who lives and works right here in Subi. Helen owns and operates In Touch Physiotherapy, on Churchill Avenue where she’s been treating clients for more than ten years. Her daily commute includes a walk to work with a stop at one of her favourite loc... read more
  • Saturday 19 January | Subiaco Scene

    In this week's Subiaco Scene, we outline the next steps for the draft Local Planning Policy and draft Local Planning Scheme No. 5, list next week's school holiday activities at Lords and celebrate Fringe World's arrival in Subiaco with Subilicious. read more
  • Tuesday 15 January | Junior council says two dogs enough – a mock vote by Subi Kids Crew

    Late last year, eight members of the Subi Kids Crew (SKC) acted as council for a day to learn the role of local government and the responsibilities of councillors, the mayor and the chief executive officer. Mayor Penny Taylor met with the crew and told them what her responsibilities were as a ... read more
  • Wednesday 9 January | Bert’s balmy summer nights at Jus Burgers

    Meet Bert Giancristofaro, owner and managing director of Jus Burgers. Bert is passionate about creating a great customer experience at Subiaco’s much-loved burger joint. “We want Jus Burgers to be an asset for the community.  Somewhere locals can call their own and wander down... read more
  • Monday 7 January | Safety warning – hidden dangers of attaching items around your home

    State government entities Building & Energy and Consumer Protection have recently released an important safety warning alerting consumers to the risks of attaching leisure equipment, such as hammocks, basketball hoops and shade equipment etc, to masonry structures which may not be d... read more
  • Tuesday 1 January | School holiday activities in Subiaco

    There are plenty of opportunities to keep the kids occupied in Subiaco during the summer school holidays. Book in for free activities at Subiaco Library, or check out the program at Lords Recreation Centre suitable for primary-school aged children. There are also a number of outdoor events that ... read more