City Profile

In the bustling heart of the inner east, the City of Bayswater is home to a culturally diverse and vibrant community set against the backdrop of four thriving town centres, over 380 hectares of green open space and a 10km stretch of the Swan River.

The City of Bayswater has built a reputation on the delivery of services that our community value. We operate three libraries, three recreation centres and support over 120 local sporting clubs through the provision of club rooms and facilities. We maintain 188 parks, ovals and open spaces, and manage a local road network that spans 360km.

We manage parking, promote responsible pet ownership and ensure the City is bushfire ready. We understand our residents want to feel safe and have invested heavily in a network of CCTV cameras to complement our regular security patrol service.

We are particularly passionate about the environment, dedicating precious time and resources to addressing water quality, protecting our wetlands and planting over 1,500 trees to address our declining tree canopy. An early adopter of the three-bin system, we are serious about reducing waste and educating our residents about how they can contribute.

The very fabric of our community lies with the respect we show our most vulnerable residents, so we continue to operate two senior citizen centres and oversee three residential care facilities and four retirement villages. We prioritise the health of young children and their parents and will continue to operate five child health centres, immunisation clinics and conduct health inspections at local eateries.

We are committed to strengthening our strategic planning framework to better manage growth and ensure the delivery of well-designed buildings. This will complement the success we continue to achieve through the activation of our major town centres of Bayswater, Morley, Maylands and Noranda. 

We will continue to host community events that bring families together to celebrate this glorious City we live in. We will deliver a streamlined community grants program that supports environmental and community initiatives brought forward by the raft of hardworking volunteers that give up their time so selflessly to make our City a better place to live, work and visit.

Fast facts:

  • Area: 35km square
  • Residential population: 68,720
  • Suburbs: 7
  • Town centres: 4
  • Jobs: 21,355
  • Gross Regional Product: $3.5 billion
  • Traditional custodians:  Wadjuk Noongar people
  • Residents born outside of Australia: 45.74%
  • Youth (0-15 years): 16.7%
  • Seniors (65+): 15.6%.
Go to Top of the page