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Labour Day Opening Hours
Posted 26 February 2024 Labour Day Opening Hours

Town services will be operating with modified hours this Labour Day public holiday.

Share your thoughts on the Lathlain Park Zone 1 Business Plan
Posted 21 February 2024 Share your thoughts on the Lathlain Park Zone 1 Business Plan

At the 20 February Ordinary Council Meeting, the draft business plan for the Lathlain Park Zone 1 Redevelopment Project was approved by Council for public comment.

Coffee with a Ranger
Posted 13 February 2024 Coffee with a Ranger

Got a burning question for our Rangers?

We’re moving to cashless parking
Posted 05 February 2024 We’re moving to cashless parking

The Town’s parking meters will be soon be replaced by new, more modern machines which accept cashless forms of payment only.

Sky show road closures 26/01/2024
Posted 24 January 2024 Sky show road closures 26/01/2024

A reminder that some roads will be closed, including the Causeway westbound from 6pm. Public transport is still free until 28 January, but buses and trains will be busy, so plan your night accordingly!

Public holiday hours
Posted 09 January 2024 Public holiday hours

Town services will be operating with modified hours this Australia Day public holiday.

Hot pavement means sore paws
Posted 14 December 2023 Hot pavement means sore paws

As the weather continues to heat up, it's important to think before you take your pooch out for a stroll.

Burswood Station East Revitalisation plans open for comment
Posted 08 December 2023 Burswood Station East Revitalisation plans open for comment

As part of the revitalisation of the Burswood Station East precinct, the Town of Victoria Park is planning to upgrade Stiles-Griffith Reserve to create a safe and welcoming public place for the local community.

Summer update – John Macmillan Park
Posted 06 December 2023 Summer update – John Macmillan Park

With the arrival of summer and the anticipated corresponding increase in patronage of John Macmillan Park, the Town has been working with local stakeholders to put measures in place so our community can enjoy the space safely.  

Holiday Opening Hours
Posted 01 December 2023 Holiday Opening Hours

Administration, Library, Aqualife and Leisurelife holiday closures.

Rutland Avenue Street Alignment Local Law revision
Posted 01 December 2023 Rutland Avenue Street Alignment Local Law revision

The Town is undertaking a review of the Rutland Avenue Streel Alignment Local Law 1997.

Vehicle Management Amendment Local Law 2024
Posted 01 December 2023 Vehicle Management Amendment Local Law 2024

The Town is inviting comments on proposed amendments to the Vehicle Management Local Law 2021.

Update: road reinstatement works on Beatty Ave and surrounding roads
Posted 22 November 2023 Update: road reinstatement works on Beatty Ave and surrounding roads

Works along Beatty Ave, Somerset St, Withnell St and Swansea Street East in East Victoria Park will resume from late November.

Summer Conversation at John Macmillan Park
Posted 20 November 2023 Summer Conversation at John Macmillan Park

East Vic Park community members are invited to meet the people and agencies working to make our beautiful precinct a safer place to live, work and play.

Koolbardi Park dog enclosure closed for maintenance
Posted 17 November 2023 Koolbardi Park dog enclosure closed for maintenance

Koolbardi Park dog enclosure is out of bounds for maintenance! We are re-turfing to make sure the park is paw-fect for your four-legged friends. The enclosure will be unavailable from 22 November for approximately four weeks to give the grass time to establish.

Lathlain Park Zone 1 - Development Application open for comment
Posted 13 November 2023 Lathlain Park Zone 1 - Development Application open for comment

The development application for the new home of the Perth Football Club is out for community comment.

METRONET replacement bus services - Parking restrictions planned
Posted 13 November 2023 METRONET replacement bus services - Parking restrictions planned

To help with the flow of traffic, safe vehicle movements and unobstructed travel for buses, the Town will be introducing temporary parking restrictions.

Disc Golf outage
Posted 26 October 2023 Disc Golf outage

The disc golf course at Taylor Reserve in Victoria Park will be unavailable from 27 October - 15 December due to planned public events at the reserve.

An update on road reinstatement works on Beatty Ave and surrounding roads
Posted 24 October 2023 An update on road reinstatement works on Beatty Ave and surrounding roads

The Town is in regular contact with Western Power and Metronet regarding the road reinstatement works, which are necessary following Western Power's undergrounding of power cables in the area as part of the wider Metronet project.

Town of Victoria Park 2023 election results
Posted 23 October 2023 Town of Victoria Park 2023 election results

Results for the Town of Victoria Park election have come in.

New Reconciliation Action Plan out for comment
Posted 23 October 2023 New Reconciliation Action Plan out for comment

The Town is delighted to announce that we have taken the next step along our reconciliation journey with the development of the Town’s next Reconciliation Action Plan – the Innovate RAP.

Proposed reserve renaming to recognise former Town hero
Posted 23 October 2023 Proposed reserve renaming to recognise former Town hero

The Town is calling for community feedback on a proposal to rename Duncan Street Reserve in honour of former Town resident Sister Martin Kelly MBE. 

Free water and energy assessments
Posted 18 October 2023 Free water and energy assessments

Are you interested in optimising your property’s water and energy usage? Green Services WA offers tailored advice to ensure your house and/or business is using water and energy efficiently.

John Macmillan Park update
Posted 13 October 2023 John Macmillan Park update

The Town would like to confirm the attendance of emergency services to John Macmillan Park in East Victoria Park on the morning of Thursday 12 October to deal with a medical emergency.

Pet registration deadline fast approaching
Posted 04 October 2023 Pet registration deadline fast approaching

Registrations are due by 31 October.

Are you prepared for fire season?
Posted 28 September 2023 Are you prepared for fire season?

With fire season on the doorstep, now's the time to ensure your property is up to scratch.

King's Birthday public holiday opening hours
Posted 18 September 2023 King's Birthday public holiday opening hours

Some of our service areas will be closed on 25 September for the King’s Birthday public holiday.

Future in sight at Edward Millen Precinct
Posted 06 September 2023 Future in sight at Edward Millen Precinct

The Town has reached two significant milestones in the revitalisation of the Edward Millen Precinct, with Council’s approval of the final lease for Blackoak Capital Ventures to restore and redevelop the Edward Millen heritage buildings, and endorsement of the final plan to upgrade Edward Millen Park.

First-of-its-kind “More than Human” exhibition shows the possibility of
Posted 05 September 2023 First-of-its-kind “More than Human” exhibition shows the possibility of creating a Town for all living beings to thrive

On Wednesday 30 August, the Town of Victoria Park and The University of Western Australia’s School of Design officially launched a first-of-its-kind exhibition, titled, “More than Human: Exploring everyday actions to adopt nature into our backyard.”

New round of applications open for Vic Park Young Leaders
Posted 05 September 2023 New round of applications open for Vic Park Young Leaders

Applications are open for a new crop of Vic Park Young Leaders to lead the Town in the youth space.

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