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  • 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