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Councillor's Column

Welcome to the Councillor's Message, which appears weekly in the local community newspaper and on the City's web site.

The Councillors use the weekly message to provide the community with updates on the City's many initiatives, projects and programs.

To access the latest Councillor's Message, just click on the links below:

What's News

Posted on January 22, 2019
Are you part of an environmental, sporting, not-for-profit, or community group in the local area? The City's new Community Upskillers program offers free workshops to help make your club or group even stronger.
Posted on January 15, 2019
As part of the City's commitment to bring vibrancy and activity to our town centres, we're holding a free outdoor movie night in Noranda on Saturday evening 9 March
Posted on January 11, 2019
Lyric Lane will come alive as the City launches it’s first-ever Maylands Laneway Festival on Saturday 23 February.
Posted on December 04, 2018
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Electors will be held at 6.30pm on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 in the Council Chambers at the City of Bayswater Civic Centre.
Posted on November 27, 2018
Delivering a budget that balances the needs of an entire community, provides quality services and keeps rates as low as possible is the biggest challenge we face as a Council. 
Posted on November 19, 2018
The best skateboarders in the State are set to showcase their skills at Crimea Skatepark on Friday 7 December for the Skateboarding WA State Championship Series.
Posted on November 13, 2018
We all want to do the right thing when it comes to recycling, but with recent changes to recycling standards overseas, working out what should and shouldn't be placed in your yellow-top bin can be quite confusing.
Posted on October 23, 2018
The City has joined forces with Environment House to trial a home composting program that will help Bayswater households reduce their organic waste.
Posted on October 16, 2018

If you own a cat or dog in the City of Bayswater, you may have recently received a notice reminding you to renew your pet registration by 30 October.

Posted on October 09, 2018
A previously empty wall outside Hawaiian's Noranda is now home to a 60 metre artwork featuring brightly coloured banksias thanks to a partnership between the City and Hawaiian. 
Posted on October 02, 2018
Drainage sites throughout Morley are being transformed into living, breathing wetlands thanks to a partnership between the City, the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions and Water Corporation.
Posted on September 25, 2018
Putting together a budget that delivers the services our community values whilst balancing increasing cost pressures facing local Councils is no easy task. 
Posted on September 18, 2018
How we spend our time outside of work, school and other commitments is vital for our wellbeing.
Posted on September 11, 2018
There's no denying some of Perth's best gardens are in the City of Bayswater.
Posted on August 29, 2018
Street trees are a vital ingredient in creating more liveable places
Posted on August 21, 2018
Eight convenient drop-off locations are now available throughout the City to safely recycle household batteries and fluorescent light tubes.
Posted on July 31, 2018
Are you a community group looking for a contribution towards a fabulous community project? Then why not apply for funding as part of the City’s new ‘Better Bayswater’ Grant.
Posted on July 25, 2018
We're proud of our great public spaces in the City of Bayswater. Our town centres are not just a collection of shops, but vibrant community hubs where people gather, cultures mix, friends meet, and celebrations happen.
Posted on July 17, 2018
While the ninja warriors of Morley have been busy conquering the Russell Street Park obstacle course, the City has been working on bringing more improvements to the town centre.
Posted on July 10, 2018
The 46th annual Avon Descent is just four weeks away and we're proud to once again host the finish line event at the picturesque Riverside Gardens.
Posted on July 02, 2018
More options will soon be available to Bayswater residents for disposing unwanted household and garden waste.
Posted on June 25, 2018
The City of Bayswater is taking an important step in building relationships across cultures based on respect and understanding by developing its first formal Reconciliation Action Plan.
Posted on June 19, 2018
Over the past few weeks students from John Forrest Secondary College and artists from Studio 281 have been busily working on what will become the largest mural in Morley. 
Posted on June 12, 2018
There's no denying winter has arrived. The past couple of weeks have been a timely reminder to prepare our homes for the storms ahead.
Posted on June 05, 2018
The Bayswater Library is back and looking better than ever after a $156,000 refurbishment.
Posted on May 31, 2018
It's no secret that we love verge gardens in Bayswater. With so many beautiful waterwise verges in our neighbourhoods, it's easy to see why the City of Bayswater has been praised as 'Australia's most progressive and forward thinking verge gardening municipality'.
Posted on May 24, 2018
Do you have an idea for a project or activity that will bring vibrancy to your town centre? I'm pleased to introduce the City's Placemaking Seed Funding – an exciting opportunity for local groups and businesses to undertake their own placemaking initiatives.
Posted on May 14, 2018
I am delighted to announce the City's new ninja-warrior style obstacle course at Russell Park in the Morley CBD is now open.
Posted on May 04, 2018
Consultation is underway for a major upgrade of Bayswater Train Station. Some of the features proposed as part of the upgrade include: relocating and lengthening platforms, construction of a new and higher rail bridge and opportunities for new public space.
Posted on April 20, 2018

I am delighted to announce that the Burundi Peace Band will perform at the City's Sunset Markets this Saturday, 21 April at Grand Promenade Reserve in Bedford.

Posted on April 04, 2018
The highly anticipated Autumn River Festival being held this Saturday, 7 April is one of the highlights of the City's events calendar and each year it attracts thousands of visitors to the picturesque Bayswater Riverside Gardens on the banks of the magnificent Swan River.
Posted on March 27, 2018
Last year, a series of workshops with the community were held to develop place activation plans aimed at supporting the success of our town centres, including Noranda.
Posted on March 20, 2018

With the need to accommodate a growing population; the increasing cost of building infrastructure; the need to preserve heritage and character; and increasing pressure on green spaces, proactively planning for the future of our City is vital.

Posted on March 13, 2018
The City of Bayswater and the Bayswater Historical Society have launched the 'Historic Heartbeat' trail, a self-guided walking tour that will guide residents and visitors around historic sites and buildings in the Bayswater town centre.
Posted on March 07, 2018

Eighth Avenue between Whatley Crescent and Guildford Road is one of the major retail and café strips in the Maylands town centre.

Posted on February 27, 2018
The City of Bayswater is hosting the popular Have a Go Day event for the community from 10am to 1pm on Sunday, 25 March 2018. 
Posted on February 20, 2018

The City of Bayswater is offering up to $40,000 funding and in-kind support to business or community groups that have an interest in facilitating town centre events within the City.

Posted on January 24, 2018
As we enter into 2018 I wanted to highlight to you the various City initiatives that support physically active and sustainable forms of transport.
Posted on March 03, 2016
If there was a medical emergency where someone's life was in danger, would you know what to do?
Posted on September 23, 2015
The City of Bayswater would like to invite our residents to have their say about criminal and anti-social behaviour by completing a survey.
Posted on August 31, 2015
The City of Bayswater residents will have an opportunity to ask questions about Forrestfield-Airport Link at the upcoming community information session to be held by the Public Transport Authority.
Posted on August 26, 2015
The City is gearing up for its very first virtual Triathlon around Australia competition which will be held at Bayswater Waves and The RISE.
Posted on August 18, 2015
The City of Bayswater councillors will join the Aged and Community Services, CEO, Trevor Lovelle in delivering delicious and freshly prepared hot meals to our residents to mark the National Meals on Wheels Day on Wednesday, August 26.
Posted on August 09, 2015
I would like to congratulate the Noranda Senior Football Club and WA Cricket Club for the Blind, volunteer, Fay Cotter, for receiving 2015 Blue Ribbon Club Awards, at the Summer Clubs Conference on Monday.
Posted on August 05, 2015
Over 4000 people attended the free Avon Descent Finish Line Family Fun Day held on Sunday at the picturesque Riverside Gardens.
Posted on July 30, 2015
The City of Bayswater and the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council are organising a variety of free sustainability workshops this coming spring. These workshops will give you the knowledge and provide you with cost-effective tools to lower your power bills while simultaneously reducing your environmental footprint.
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