Visit:   Friday 5 August 2016
2016-17 budget

Council adopted the 2016-17 budget at a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday 19 July, endorsing a 4.1 per cent rate increase. The increase accounts for a normal operational increase of 1 per cent and 3.1 per cent as a direct result from the City of Perth Act.
We’ve made significant changes to keep this year’s rate rise to a minimum. In a tough economic climate, and faced with the financial fallout of the Act, we’ve reduced our annual operating budget by $3 million, while working hard to continue delivering valuable services to the community and securing a bright and stable future for the city.
Want to know more?

Download a copy of the 2016-17 budget breakdown (PDF, 5.5MB) to find out what’s in store over the next twelve months with a snapshot of the major projects we’ll be delivering across the city.


All systems go for Rokeby Road

The Water Corporation has begun work to renew the water main on Rokeby Road. During this time the western side of Rokeby Road (between Roberts and Bagot roads) will be closed.
What you need to know

Businesses open as usual
The footpath and all pedestrian crossings are fully accessible.

Parking aplenty behind Rokeby
If you’re coming into town, first hour free parking is available at the city’s four parking stations – Rowland Street, Forrest Square, Park Street and Barker Road.

Following these works, the city’s
$4 million Rokeby Road upgrade
will commence. 

SVY quiz night

If you’re aged between 12 and 18, get a team together, grab your thinking caps and register a table (or yourself) for a night of fun full of tantalising brainteasers, pizza and awesome prizes. Best of all – it’s absolutely free!
Register today

WOW! It's Italian

Did you know there are around 350 different types of pasta? Join the authors of WOW! It’s Italian at Subiaco Library next month and learn to perfect your pasta. This event will fill before you can say bon appetit so reserve your ticket today!
RSVP here

A landscape of loss

Claire Greer returns to Subiaco Library to share findings from her research into the impact of WWI on Subiaco. Claire will focus on the battles of Formelles, Pozieres and Mouquet Farm, whose 100th anniversaries fall between July and September this year.
Book your free ticket

Planning consultation goes online

Did you know that you can now comment on standard development applications online?
Community feedback on development proposals is an important part of the planning process. We’re making public consultation easier, more efficient and environmentally friendly by conducting it on our community engagement hub Have your say Subiaco.
When a development application is lodged, nearby residents and landowners will receive information about the proposal with a link to Have your say Subiaco where they’ll be able to view proposed plans and make a submission online.

Lets go fly a kite

Do you recognise the new sculpture outside Subiaco Library? It has been in Subiaco for many years, but has recently found a new home on the corner of Rokeby and Bagot roads, welcoming people to the library. 

The bronze sculpture, Kite Children, was formerly located at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and was donated to the City of Subiaco by the Telethon Kids Institute. Kite Children is by Yanchep artist Owen Davies and it was donated to Princess Margaret Hospital in 1999 by Senior ENT Surgeon at PMH Dr Harvey Coates AO.


Census night is Tuesday 9 August so keep an eye out for your Census letter.
This year, your household's Census letter will contain a unique Census login so you can complete your Census online, as well as information on how to order a paper form.

For more information visit the Australian Bureau of Statistics Census website.


When: Tuesday 23 August, 5.30pm
Where: Council Chambers, Administration Centre, 241 Rokeby Road
Members of the public are welcome to attend the August Council meeting and are given the opportunity to ask questions or make statements. For more information about Council meetings visit our website.


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