A huge project has been proposed to create a stunning new entry statement for Victoria Park.
The location of Australind’s multi-million dollar community precinct has finally been decided after plans to extend the consultation period were scrapped last week.
Tensions ran high in a packed Harvey Shire Council chamber last week as the fate of a vegetable grower’s contentious application to expand its horticultural operations was deferred until next year.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has unveiled a bold new vision to ease the housing crunch that could lead to 650 new homes being built across two major residential developments.
Bassendean is set to shed its image as a small town on the eastern outskirts of Perth with a call out for developers to help unlock land to build thousands of homes, including high-rises.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has confirmed it will develop a workforce accommodation policy to crack down on FIFO camps in the city.
A new $500,000 bus facility at the airport has been approved by the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, which hopes to recoup the costs by charging bus companies which transport fly-in, fly-out workers.
A person has been offered the position of City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder chief executive, with Mayor John Bowler hoping to unveil the successful candidate by the end of the year.
A 281-name petition against a proposed workers’ camp in Kambalda has been rejected by the Shire of Coolgardie.
Horticultural expansion in Myalup could see a loss of habitat for more than four endangered and critically endangered native species and draws unprecedented backlash from neighbours.
Perth Lord Mayor Basil Zempilas will invoke the spirit and courage of astronaut John Glenn when he re-launches Perth as the ‘City of Light’ after WA re-opens to the world early next year.
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The Town of Claremont, Shire of Peppermint Grove and City of Nedlands would be affected if a reform package goes ahead.
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The City of Melville’s most senior staff will be shifted as part of a seating reconfiguration trial, which has divided its elected members.
The mayor of Cottesloe has criticised plans for three towers along the beachfront, claiming they were ‘very significantly’ over local height regulations.
The City of Kwinana council has unanimously voted to join a local government renewable energy agreement which could reduce the city’s emissions by up to 73 per cent.
Waroona Shire president Mike Walmsley has cast doubts over one of the biggest overhauls of local government that could see the number of councillors in his area reduced to just five.
Perth Glory youth academy will stop using St Johns Wood playing fields as a training hub if Nedlands knocks back its plans to install temporary lights at the oval for its 2022 season.
Three years after funding was committed, the City of Vincent is set to move forward on multimillion-dollar upgrades to Britannia Reserve and Litis Stadium.
The State Government’s proposal to introduce preferential voting for council elections risks complicating a system that’s not broken, warns WALGA.
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder councillor Mick McKay says technical issues which prevented him from fully participating at Monday’s council meeting were “embarrassing for all”.
Kalgoorlie-Boulder Mayor John Bowler says there will be no conflict between an investigation into reinstating a pool at the Lord Forrest Precinct and plans to build a youth hub at the site.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder granted development approval to a new childcare centre in Lamington after a lengthy debate among councillors which ended in a stalemate.
A new watchdog with far-reaching powers will be created to investigate and fix dysfunctional councils as part of the biggest overhaul of local government in a quarter of a century.
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