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Posted on December 14, 2018
Christmas and New Year Opening Hours 2018/19
Posted on December 13, 2018
Public Notice - 2019 Council Meeting Dates
Posted on December 10, 2018
Two handcrafted 'little libraries' have been installed at Bert Wright Park in Bayswater and McGilvray Oval in Noranda.
Posted on December 10, 2018
The City of Bayswater is offering residents an additional recycling collection to ease the burden of extra household waste over the holidays.
Posted on December 06, 2018
Volunteers Wanted!
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 December 04, 2018
Working in partnership with the State Government through Water Corporation and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, the City of Bayswater has transformed another drainage site in Morley into an attractive public space.
Posted on November 30, 2018
Gifted green-thumbs of the inner east have been recognised this week at the City of Bayswater’s annual Garden Awards.
Posted on November 27, 2018
The City of Bayswater is shaking up its budgeting process by allowing ratepayers direct input into the development of its 2019/20 Operating Budget. 
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 27, 2018
Wednesday 12 December 2018
Posted on November 23, 2018
Café goers will soon have a new spot to sit and relax in the Bayswater Town Centre with the City’s first on-street parklet opening this week. 
Posted on November 22, 2018
The winners of the City of Bayswater's 2018 Art Awards were announced at a presentation evening on Sunday 18 November.
Posted on November 22, 2018
The City of Bayswater’s Crimea Reserve Skatepark is set to host round two of the nine round 2018/19 Skateboarding WA Park Sharks Skate Championships competition this December.
Posted on November 22, 2018
Get creative and celebrate the festive season this December with the City of Bayswater Libraries Christmas programs.
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 19, 2018
Two purple benches are set to be unveiled in time for White Ribbon Day as the City of Bayswater and Orana House honour victims of domestic and family violence.
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 November 12, 2018
A chance to brighten the Christmas of others is just around the corner, with the City of Bayswater’s Annual Christmas Food Appeal.
Posted on November 09, 2018
The City of Bayswater has won the Award for Environmental Leadership and Sustainability at the 2018 LG Honour Awards for its Bayswater Brook Catchment Management Project.
Posted on November 09, 2018
The City of Bayswater was awarded a 2018 LG Honour Award on Thursday 8 November for the SEED (Service Excellence Evaluation through a process of Discovery) Project. 
Posted on November 09, 2018
The City of Bayswater has been recognised on the international stage for its Eric Singleton Bird Sanctuary rehabilitation project, proudly winning the award for 'Best Scoping/Operation of a Site Investigation' 2018 Australasian Land and Groundwater Association (ALGA) Awards.
Posted on November 07, 2018
The City of Bayswater and planning consultants Shape Urban were awarded a 2018 Planning Excellence Award on Friday 2 November for the Building Bayswater Project. The Award was presented in the category of ‘public engagement and community planning’.
Posted on November 01, 2018
Citrus Gall Wasp native to Queensland and northern New South Wales has made its presence in Perth.
Posted on November 01, 2018
Disposition of Property Consideration
Posted on October 25, 2018
The City of Bayswater’s Maylands Library will begin Remembrance Day commemorations early this year with a Red Poppies for Remembrance Day workshop on Saturday 10 November.
Posted on October 24, 2018
Giant planter boxes filled with native plants, trees and greenery now line the centre of Eighth Avenue in Maylands as part of the City's Place Activation Plan for the town centre.
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 22, 2018
A total of $9,250 in funding has been allocated to three community groups in the first round of the City of Bayswater’s Better Bayswater Grant.
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 05, 2018
City of Bayswater Libraries will be celebrating the right of children to enjoy childhood through an interactive series of events this National Children’s Week.
Posted on October 03, 2018
The City of Bayswater tennis clubrooms are set to officially re-open this October after undergoing a complete rebuild in recent months.
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 28, 2018
The City of Bayswater has partnered with Baysie Rollers and Bayswater Men's Shed to trial a vertical garden on the corner of Whatley Crescent and King William Street in Bayswater.
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 21, 2018
Weed Spraying
Posted on September 20, 2018
Long Term Lease of Mertome Village
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 17, 2018
The bustling Eighth Avenue is set to benefit from further upgrades as part of the City's Place Activation Plan for the Maylands Town Centre
Posted on September 14, 2018
Michelle Sutherland has been elected as Councillor for the City of Bayswater North Ward.
Posted on September 11, 2018
Bert Wright Park is set for a pawsome afternoon this October as Doggo’s In the Park mini-festival comes to Bayswater.
Posted on September 11, 2018
There's no denying some of Perth's best gardens are in the City of Bayswater.
Posted on September 04, 2018
City of Bayswater rangers have added two bicycles to their fleet, expanding their patrol both on and off road. 
Posted on August 29, 2018
Street trees are a vital ingredient in creating more liveable places
Posted on August 21, 2018
Eight new drop-off stations are now available throughout the City of Bayswater for residents to safely recycle unwanted household batteries and fluorescent light tubes.
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 August 15, 2018
Visitors to the Bayswater town centre have a new spot to sit and relax with the City's first mobile parklet installed this week. 
Posted on August 10, 2018
Bayswater, Maylands and Morley libraries will host pirate-themed parties on Saturday 25 August to celebrate Children's Book Week.
Posted on August 03, 2018
The City of Bayswater has won the 'Environments Promoting Physical Activity' award at the Children's Environment and Health Local Government Policy Awards for its Russell Street Park project. 
Posted on August 02, 2018
City only accepts electronic lodgement of planning and building applications.
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 31, 2018
Bayswater Primary School students planted around 2,500 seedlings at Eric Singleton Bird Sanctuary on Friday to celebrate National Tree Day.
Posted on July 31, 2018
Expressions of Interest - Local Road Safety Trial Reference Group
Posted on July 27, 2018
The City of Bayswater is offering local groups the chance to apply for up to $5,000 funding towards projects that contribute to the City's vision for a strong and inclusive community.
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 25, 2018
Bayswater residents will find it easier to dispose of unwanted household items and garden waste with new waste services available from August.  
Posted on July 19, 2018
At its 18 July Committee Meeting, the City of Bayswater resolved to reduce the speed limit in the Bayswater Town Centre to 40km/h. 
Posted on July 17, 2018
Families, friends and spectators will gather at Riverside Gardens on Sunday 5 August to applaud Avon Descent competitors as they cross the finish line. 
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 12, 2018
As of Monday 16 July 2018, the City of Bayswater will not accept incomplete Planning and Building applications.
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 05, 2018
Seasonal Broadleaf Control Program to Reserves (parks and ovals).
Posted on July 04, 2018
Bayswater Council last night adopted an amendment to its budget 2018/19 giving the City four months to seek the $3.2 million required to refurbish the Maylands Waterland facility from Federal and State governments, and the private sector.
Posted on July 04, 2018
At its meeting on 3 July Council formally adopted its 2018/19 Budget.
Posted on July 02, 2018
More options will soon be available to Bayswater residents for disposing unwanted household and garden waste.
Posted on June 26, 2018
More than 50,000 native seedlings and 1,500 trees will be planted across Bayswater this winter as part of the City's biggest planting season yet.
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 22, 2018
Councillor Brent Fleeton today advised the City's Chief Executive Officer of his resignation from his position of North Ward Councillor, effective as of 5pm on 29 June 2018. Cr Fleeton cited work commitments as the reason behind his resignation.
Posted on June 19, 2018
Bayswater residents are invited to contribute to the development of the City's inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan at a series of events held during and in the lead up to NAIDOC Week.
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 15, 2018
A 60 metre mural with a water conservation theme is the backdrop to the new Russell Street Park in Morley after a joint project between the Water Corporation, Studio 281, John Forrest Secondary College and the City of Bayswater. 
Posted on June 13, 2018
Young Einsteins will pull on their lab coats this school holidays for the Mad Science program at the Morley, Maylands and Bayswater libraries
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 07, 2018
Public Notice of a Special Meeting of Council - 3 July
Posted on June 06, 2018
A kerbside dining area and historically themed mural now mark the entrance to the Maylands café and retail strip thanks to a partnership between the City of Bayswater and local businesses Mrs S Café and Studio 281.
Posted on June 06, 2018
From Tuesday, 2 July 2018 services offered by the One Stop Shop at Maylands Rise will be transferred to the Maylands Library.
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 28, 2018
The Bayswater Library opened its doors this morning with a brand new look after a $156,000 refurbishment. Improvements include fresh paint and flooring, contemporary new furniture, a bright new children's area, upgraded public computers and a more inviting layout.
Posted on May 25, 2018
Local soccer and little athletics clubs in Noranda are enjoying upgraded facilities courtesy of a $293k investment in the Noranda Sporting Complex.
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 23, 2018
Temporary Part Road Closure Whatley Crescent, Bayswater
Posted on May 18, 2018
Grants are now available for local businesses and community groups looking to undertake placemaking projects in the Morley, Noranda, Bayswater and Maylands town centres
Posted on May 16, 2018
A colourful array of dance and culture is coming to Morley with the City's free June Mulitcultural Community Concert.
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 14, 2018
At its meeting on Tuesday 8 May Council formally adopted the Bayswater Town Centre Structure Plan following extensive consultation with the community.
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 May 04, 2018
As part of its new Community Grants Program the City of Bayswater is offering community groups the chance to apply for a share of $412,000 in funding for initiatives that contribute to the City's vision for a strong and inclusive community.
Posted on May 04, 2018
Planning and Development Services Committee - 8 May
Posted on April 27, 2018
On Saturday 5 May Robert Thompson Reserve in Noranda will be the backdrop for a 'bush themed' bonanza complete with hay bales and festive lighting as the inaugural Noranda Bush Dance takes shape.
Posted on April 27, 2018
The City of Bayswater has welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government of $500 million in funding towards the State Government's $1 billion Morley to Ellenbrook rail line.
Posted on April 20, 2018
The City of Bayswater's independent Design Review Panel met for the first time in April for a meet and greet with Mayor Dan Bull and Deputy Mayor Chris Cornish.
Posted on April 20, 2018
The Minister for Water the Hon Dave Kelly MLA and Mayor Dan Bull will be on hand at 8am on Monday 30 April to officially open the City's new ninja-warrior style obstacle course at Russell Park in the Morley CBD.
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 13, 2018
The City of Bayswater library service is offering a free English language program for children and their parents who speak other languages at home. The session will be held at the Morley Library starting on Wednesday, 9 May from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.
Posted on April 13, 2018
Wildlife warriors from the City of Bayswater's Sustainable Environment Unit have embarked on a four-week study of the quirky little Australian marsupial Quenda in a bid to ensure their population remains protected.
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 29, 2018
The Bayswater Library is set to receive a $156,000 facelift to ensure it meets the current and future needs of users.
Posted on March 29, 2018
The City of Bayswater's Autumn River Festival is being held on the banks of the picturesque Swan River at the Riverside Gardens on Sunday, 7 April from 2pm to 9pm.

Posted on March 29, 2018
There are two universally known truths; yoga is a proven way to reduce stress and anxiety, and cats have a calming effect on people.
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 23, 2018
No bin services on Good Friday 30 March 2018.
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 19, 2018
Temporary closure 16 April - 26 May
Posted on March 15, 2018
Temporary Closure - 17 and 18 March 2018
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 09, 2018
The City of Bayswater is calling on residents to donate sand and water toys such as buckets, spades, diggers and watering cans to be part of a new sand toy library recently installed at Bert Wright Park in Bayswater.
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 March 02, 2018
The City of Bayswater's annual Have a Go Day is being held at The RISE in Maylands from 10am to 1pm on Sunday, 25 March 2018.
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 23, 2018
The City of Bayswater wants to hear from community members interested in taking part in focus group discussions to help develop a strategy for the future of the City's library service.
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 February 16, 2018
The City of Bayswater is offering up to $40,000 in funding to business and community groups interested in organising events to promote the City's four major town centres; Bayswater, Maylands, Morley and Noranda.
Posted on February 16, 2018
City of Bayswater Councillors laced up their sneakers and hit the ground running early on Saturday morning as the Maylands Peninsula Parkrun event kicked off at Clarkson Reserve.
Posted on February 16, 2018
To consider the EMRC Resource Recovery Facility (RRF) Project
Posted on February 09, 2018
This year's Baysie Waves Fest promises to be a real hit as the City reopens the Bayswater Waves' newly renovated 50m pool and grandstand in time for the event.
Posted on February 09, 2018
The City of Bayswater recognises the importance of books and is pleased to announce the arrival of its Pop-Up-Library Library Explorer at the Hawaiian's Noranda every Monday during the school term from 9am to 11am. 
Posted on February 02, 2018
The City of Bayswater has embarked on a review of its existing and potential dog exercise areas in an effort to provide clarity around the rights and responsibilities of all park users.
Posted on February 02, 2018
Bayswater Wave's 50 metre outdoor pool has reopened following major refurbishment work to the pool and spectator stand.
Posted on January 30, 2018
Renaming of southern portion of Lee Street, Morley
Posted on January 25, 2018
Imagine being able to use your local park to grow your own fresh fruit, herbs and vegetables.
Posted on January 25, 2018
Australia Day is an important day on the City of Bayswater's event calendar.
Posted on January 25, 2018
The City of Bayswater is the only WA Council taking part in an innovative Australia wide Cat Tracker project which aims to share the secret life of cats in the suburbs.
Posted on January 25, 2018
Developers in the City of Bayswater may soon be required to plant trees on privately owned land as infill development across the metropolitan area has left Councils facing a decline in canopy cover.
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 January 17, 2018
Australia Day can mean different things to different people. 
Posted on January 15, 2018

Happy New Year!

All of a sudden 2018 is upon us, and this year the City of Bayswater has a plethora of fabulous things in store.

Posted on January 11, 2018
The City of Bayswater Libraries are upgrading their Library Management System.

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