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  • Father's Day Story Time
    01 Sep 2018

    Father's Day Story Time

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Attention dads, uncles and grandfathers! Celebrate Father’s Day with a special story time and refreshments, just for you and your little ones. For more information, please contact Mary Davies Library and Community Centre on 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham.w...

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  • Warnbro Father's Day Car Show
    02 Sep 2018

    Warnbro Father's Day Car Show

    at Warnbro Shopping Centre, 206 Warnbro Sound Avenue, Warnbro

    Warnbro Father's Day Car Show is a free community event focused on men's health. There will be cars on display, free rides for kids and dads, free face painting, a magician, caricature, family activities and entertainment. Rotary will be selling a sausage sizzle.

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  • Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - Heat 1
    02 Sep 2018

    Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - Heat 1

    at Secret Harbour Square, 420 Secret Harbour Boulevard

    The Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition is an annual competition for young people aged 12-24. It provides young people the opportunity to showcase their talents, and a potential pathway for those wanting to develop in the music industry. For more information on He...

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  • Mums Meet - Mary Davies Library
    03 Sep 2018

    Mums Meet - Mary Davies Library

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Being a mum can sometimes feel isolating. If you're looking to create some new friendships we would love you to come and join us for a Mums Meet session at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre. Bring along your lunch and get to know some other local mums. Tea, c...

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  • Monday Yoga at the library
    03 Sep 2018

    Monday Yoga at the library

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Hatha yoga doesn't just keep you fit and firm, it also provides benefits to the internal systems of the body, including increased feelings of wellbeing. Our regular yoga sessions will include a mix of physical postures, mindful breathing techniques, meditation and Yoga Nid...

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  • Lego Club
    03 Sep 2018

    Lego Club

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Playing with Lego is great for encouraging creativity, developing fine motor skills and promoting team work. Join us for a free play session at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre. To book or for more information, please call 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham...

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  • Skills, Careers and Employment Workshops: Effective job search methods (Warnbro Community Library)
    03 Sep 2018

    Skills, Careers and Employment Workshops: Effective job search methods (Warnbro Community Library)

    at Warnbro Community Library

    Rockingham Central Library and Warnbro Community Library will be hosting a series of free employment courses designed to help adults gain the skills and confidence they need to be successful at job hunting. Presented by Caroline Marshall from Ningi Careers WA, these workshops ...

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  • Young Women's Development Program
    04 Sep 2018

    Young Women's Development Program

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    This free program is for young women aged 18–35 who want to build a future where they can succeed in achieving their full potential. The program will provide mentoring, four quarterly training sessions and the chance to explore life, learning and career opportunities. ...

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  • Rockingham Women's Health and Wellbeing Expo
    04 Sep 2018

    Rockingham Women's Health and Wellbeing Expo

    at Westerly Family Centre, 27 Westerly Way, Cooloongup

    The 2018 Rockingham Women’s Health and Wellbeing Day is in partnership with Westerly Family Centre, BreastScreen WA, South Coastal Health and Community Services and South Metropolitan TAFE. The event is supported by the City of Rockingham. The event is being...

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  • Skills, Careers and Employment Workshops : Effective job search methods (Rockingham Central Library)
    04 Sep 2018

    Skills, Careers and Employment Workshops : Effective job search methods (Rockingham Central Library)

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Rockingham Central Library and Warnbro Community Library will be hosting a series of free employment courses designed to help adults gain the skills and confidence they need to be successful at job hunting. Presented by Caroline Marshall from Ningi Careers WA, these workshops ...

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  • IT20 at Rockingham Central Library
    04 Sep 2018

    IT20 at Rockingham Central Library

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Are you interested in learning a bit more about technology, but aren't quite sure where to start? Library staff at the Rockingham Central Library will be providing general assistance on using technology in short, one-on-one, 20 minute sessions. Please note bookings are ess...

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  • Lego Club (Duplo)
    05 Sep 2018

    Lego Club (Duplo)

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Come along and join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for our Duplo free play session! Adults must stay with children. Call us on 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au to book your place.

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  • Enriching Your Brain - Information Session
    05 Sep 2018

    Enriching Your Brain - Information Session

    at Gary Holland Community Centre

    September is Dementia Awareness Month. Would you like to know more about dementia, receive practical tips about reducing the risk of dementia, and learn about the organisations and community groups that can provide support? Come along to a free information session in the Ga...

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  • Coder Dojo - Safety Bay Library
    05 Sep 2018

    Coder Dojo - Safety Bay Library

    at Safety Bay Library

    Come to our Coder Dojo club where young people can work on their coding skills and build creative projects of their own choice using digital technology. Sessions run fortnightly on a Wednesday. BYO laptop. Suitable for ages 7–17. Please contact Safety Bay Library...

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  • IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 2
    06 Sep 2018

    IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 2

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Are you interested in learning a bit more about technology, but aren't quite sure where to start? Library staff at the Rockingham Central Library will be providing general assistance on using technology in short, one-on-one, 20 minute sessions. Please note bookings are ess...

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  • RAD Walkers Group
    07 Sep 2018

    RAD Walkers Group

    at Village Green

    The RAD Walkers (Rockingham Alzheimer’s and Dementia Walking Group) is a fortnightly walking group for people living with dementia and their carers. The group meets fortnightly on the first and third Friday of each month, from 10am-11am at the Village Green, Flinders Lan...

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  • A morning with Steve Parish
    07 Sep 2018

    A morning with Steve Parish

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Join Steve Parish, Australian icon and award-winning photographer, for his workshop "Projects with Purpose" followed by a Q & A. Light refreshments provided. Bookings are required.  For further information, please contact the library on 9528 8683 or em...

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  • Nutrition Workshop for Seniors
    07 Sep 2018

    Nutrition Workshop for Seniors

    at Aqua Jetty, 87 Warnbro Sound Avenue, Warnbro

    This fun, interactive workshop will provide participants with information about the basics of good health. Nutrition Force will share information about why eating well is important for mental and physical health, how to plan a weekly menu, nutrition and budgeting. For more ...

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  • The Art of Fermentation
    07 Sep 2018

    The Art of Fermentation

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Why ferment? Join Heath Daly, naturopath and co-owner of The Raw Kitchen, in a one hour guide to the most powerful tool in your health tool kit. For more information, please contact the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre on 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham.w...

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  • Makers and Creators - Mini Succulent Gardens
    08 Sep 2018

    Makers and Creators - Mini Succulent Gardens

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Succulents are great plants for gifts, or as a decoration for around the house or garden. Succulents are easy to maintain and will tolerate dry conditions. During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to create their very own mini succulent garden with a variet...

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  • Leg it for Lifeline
    09 Sep 2018

    Leg it for Lifeline

    at Cnr Bent Street & Safety Bay Road, Safety Bay

    In conjunction with Out of the Shadows and Into the Light, there will be an Out of the Shadows Walk in Safety Bay. There is a 7km run, a 4km run and walk along the beachfront path. The event will be followed by a sausage sizzle, fruit and water, and a commemorative art piece f...

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  • Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - Heat 2
    09 Sep 2018

    Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - Heat 2

    at Warnbro Centre, 206 Warnbro Sound Avenue

    The Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition is an annual competition for young people aged 12-24. It provides young people the opportunity to showcase their talents, and a potential pathway for those wanting to develop in the music industry. For more information on He...

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  • Mindful Mondays with meditation
    10 Sep 2018

    Mindful Mondays with meditation

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Forget about your daily stresses and routines as you take your mind to a quiet place. Learn some meditation and breathing techniques to help your inner quietude. shed any unnecessary stress and start your week off feeling balanced and refreshed. No experience required. Youn...

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  • Lego Club - Mary Davies
    10 Sep 2018

    Lego Club - Mary Davies

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Playing with Lego is great for encouraging creativity, developing fine motor skills and promoting team work. Join us for a free play session at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre. For more information or to book, call 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham.wa.gov...

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  • Skills, Careers and Employment Workshops: Interview preparation and practice (Warnbro Community Library)
    10 Sep 2018

    Skills, Careers and Employment Workshops: Interview preparation and practice (Warnbro Community Library)

    at Warnbro Community Library

    Rockingham Central Library and Warnbro Community Library will be hosting a series of free employment courses designed to help adults gain the skills and confidence they need to be successful at job hunting. Presented by Caroline Marshall from Ningi Careers WA, these workshops ...

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  • Skills, Careers and Employment Workshops: Interview preparation and practice (Rockingham Central Library)
    11 Sep 2018

    Skills, Careers and Employment Workshops: Interview preparation and practice (Rockingham Central Library)

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Rockingham Central Library and Warnbro Community Library will be hosting a series of free employment courses designed to help adults gain the skills and confidence they need to be successful at job hunting. Presented by Caroline Marshall from Ningi Careers WA, these workshops ...

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  • IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 3
    11 Sep 2018

    IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 3

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Are you interested in learning a bit more about technology, but aren't quite sure where to start? Library staff at the Rockingham Central Library will be providing general assistance on using technology in short, one-on-one, 20 minute sessions. Please note bookings are ess...

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  • Lego Club (Duplo) - Session 2
    12 Sep 2018

    Lego Club (Duplo) - Session 2

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Come along and join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for our Duplo free play session. Adults must stay with children. Call us on 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au to book your place.

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  • RVAS Art and Craft Exhibition and Sale
    13 Sep 2018

    RVAS Art and Craft Exhibition and Sale

    at Rockingham Arts Centre

    The Rockingham Visual Arts Society (RVAS) will hold an art and craft exhibition and sale of work by local artists.  Meet members and find out about the group. New members welcome. For more information contact 0481 509 080 or email jbywood@bigpond.com.

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  • IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 4
    13 Sep 2018

    IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 4

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Are you interested in learning a bit more about technology, but aren't quite sure where to start? Library staff at the Rockingham Central Library will be providing general assistance on using technology in short, one-on-one, 20 minute sessions. Please note bookings are ess...

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  • Bookstars Club
    13 Sep 2018

    Bookstars Club

    at Warnbro Community Library

    Join us at Warnbro Community Library for Bookstars Club. Bookstars Club runs every second Thursday of the month, from 3.45pm to 4.45pm, during the school term. Bookstars Club encourages kids to talk about what they are reading, participate in a range of activities, meet new pe...

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  • Marketing Workshop
    13 Sep 2018

    Marketing Workshop

    at Gary Holland Community Centre

    Learn how to promote your organisation, increase volunteer numbers and attract funding. The City is pleased to present a Marketing Workshop, facilitated by Hancock Creative. The workshop is suitable for not-for-profit groups, community groups, sporting clubs and other voluntee...

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  • Community Fete and Open Day
    15 Sep 2018

    Community Fete and Open Day

    at South Coast Baptist College, 30 Gnangara Drive, Waikiki

    Free activities including face painting, animal farm, bouncy castles, and much more. There will also be student performances, artwork and a music showcase. Tours of the campus run every 30 minutes. There will be market and food stalls around the campus. See our Facebook pag...

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  • Kitten Yoga
    15 Sep 2018

    Kitten Yoga

    at Safety Bay Library

    Join us as we welcome some adorable kittens from Perth Rescue Angels for a beginner yoga session. Participants are encouraged to bring their own yoga mats and wear comfortable clothing. A donation of supplies towards Perth Rescue Angels is required to participate, and must be ...

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  • Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - Heat 3
    16 Sep 2018

    Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - Heat 3

    at Rockingham Centre, 1 Council Avenue

    The Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition is an annual competition for young people aged 12-24. It provides young people the opportunity to showcase their talents, and a potential pathway for those wanting to develop in the music industry. For more information on He...

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  • A Drop In The Ocean Memory Café
    17 Sep 2018

    A Drop In The Ocean Memory Café

    at The Clipper Café, 20-30 Patterson Road, Rockingham

    People living with dementia and their carers are invited to attend the monthly A Drop In The Ocean Memory Café. The Memory Café is an opportunity for people living with dementia and their carers to join others for a friendly cuppa, to share experiences and memories, and make n...

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  • Mums Meet Session - Mary Davies Library
    17 Sep 2018

    Mums Meet Session - Mary Davies Library

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Being a mum can sometimes feel isolating. If you're looking to create some new friendships we would love you to come and join us for a Mums Meet session at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre. Bring along your lunch and get to know some other local mums. Tea, c...

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  • Lego Club @ Mary Davies
    17 Sep 2018

    Lego Club @ Mary Davies

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Playing with Lego is great for encouraging creativity, developing fine motor skills and promoting team work. Join us for a free play session at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre. For more information or to book, please call 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham...

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  • Planning and Engineering Services Committee Meeting
    17 Sep 2018

    Planning and Engineering Services Committee Meeting

    at Administration Centre

    Committee meetings are held in the Boardroom at the City of Rockingham Administration Centre, Civic Boulevard, Rockingham each month. Members of the public are welcome to attend. View agendas and minutes.

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  • Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice Rockingham 2018 Photography Exhibition
    18 Sep 2018

    Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice Rockingham 2018 Photography Exhibition

    at Gary Holland Community Centre

    Come along to the Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice Exhibition, featuring the work of the finalists in the PhotoVoice Amateur Photography Competition. Finalist's images capture how people of all ages keep mentally healthy along with this year's theme of 'Standing Strong...

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  • Storytime - Warnbro
    18 Sep 2018

    Storytime - Warnbro

    at Warnbro Community Library

    Storytime sessions for families with children aged 2-5 years. Sessions include 2-3 stories, songs, action rhymes and a craft activity – all related to a common theme. Older children are welcome to join storytime during the school holidays and home schooling children a...

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  • IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 5
    18 Sep 2018

    IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 5

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Are you interested in learning a bit more about technology, but aren't quite sure where to start? Library staff at the Rockingham Central Library will be providing general assistance on using technology in short, one-on-one, 20 minute sessions. Please note bookings are ess...

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  • Wicked Weekdays
    18 Sep 2018

    Wicked Weekdays

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for an after school activity program for people aged 12 – 18. This program will run on the first and third Tuesday of the month with activities changing each month. This session will be on making healthy s...

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  • Corporate and Community Development Commitee Meeting
    18 Sep 2018

    Corporate and Community Development Commitee Meeting

    at Administration Centre

    Committee meetings are held in the Boardroom at the City of Rockingham Administration Centre, Civic Boulevard, Rockingham each month. Members of the public are welcome to attend. View agendas and minutes.

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  • Makers and Creators - Mini Succulent Gardens - Safety Bay Library
    18 Sep 2018

    Makers and Creators - Mini Succulent Gardens - Safety Bay Library

    at Safety Bay Library

    Succulents are great plants for gifts, or as a decoration for around the house or garden. Succulents are easy to maintain and will tolerate dry conditions. During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to create their very own mini succulent garden with a variet...

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  • Lego Club (Duplo) - Session 3
    19 Sep 2018

    Lego Club (Duplo) - Session 3

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Come along and join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for our Duplo free play session. Adults must stay with children. Call us on 9591 0800 or email mdlcccontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au to book your place.

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  • IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 6
    20 Sep 2018

    IT20 at Rockingham Central Library - Session 6

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Are you interested in learning a bit more about technology, but aren't quite sure where to start? Library staff at the Rockingham Central Library will be providing general assistance on using technology in short, one-on-one, 20 minute sessions. Please note bookings are ess...

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  • Makers and Creators - Mini Succulent Gardens - Mary Davies
    20 Sep 2018

    Makers and Creators - Mini Succulent Gardens - Mary Davies

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Succulents are great plants for gifts, or as a decoration for around the house or garden. Succulents are easy to maintain and will tolerate dry conditions. During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to create their very own mini succulent garden with a variet...

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  • Upcycle Art Project Exhibition
    21 Sep 2018

    Upcycle Art Project Exhibition

    at Rockingham Arts Centre

    This is an indoor and outdoor sculpture exhibition with pieces developed by City of Rockingham primary and secondary students through the "Upcycle Artist in Residence Program" which promotes the re-use of objects. Presented by the City of Rockingham and sponsore...

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  • RAD Walkers Group Rockingham
    21 Sep 2018

    RAD Walkers Group Rockingham

    at Village Green

    The RAD Walkers (Rockingham Alzheimer’s and Dementia Walking Group) is a fortnightly walking group for people living with dementia and their carers. The group meets fortnightly on the first and third Friday of each month, from 10am-11am at the Village Green, Flinders Lan...

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  • Toddler Movie
    21 Sep 2018

    Toddler Movie

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Come along to Mary Davies Library and Community Centre and enjoy a movie toddlers will love – and time-out for parents! Adults and children (four years and under) welcome. Morning tea will be provided. Bookings are essential as spaces are limited. To book your place c...

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  • Natural Cosmetics Workshop - Safety Bay Library
    22 Sep 2018

    Natural Cosmetics Workshop - Safety Bay Library

    at Safety Bay Library

    Come along and find out about making your own natural cosmetics. All participants will make their own face cream, face and body scrub. For more information and to book, please contact Safety Bay Library on sbycontact@rockingham.wa.gov.au.

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  • Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - Final
    23 Sep 2018

    Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition - Final

    at Rockingham Arts Centre

    Come and check out the Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition Final. Watch all the finalists compete for over $10,000 in prizes. The final will run in conjunction with the Upcycle Art Project Exhibition. For more information or to apply online, please visit the Break...

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  • Family Movie
    25 Sep 2018

    Family Movie

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Come along to the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre and enjoy the school holidays with friends at a free family movie screening. Snacks will be provided. This event is suitable for all ages Bookings open on Monday 10 September and are essential. Bookings to be made b...

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  • Family Movie - Mary Davies
    25 Sep 2018

    Family Movie - Mary Davies

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Come along to the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre and enjoy the school holidays with friends at a free family movie screening. Snacks will be provided. This event is suitable for all ages. Bookings open on Monday 10 September and are essential. Bookings t...

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  • Bookstars - Safety Bay
    25 Sep 2018

    Bookstars - Safety Bay

    at Safety Bay Library

    Come along and make some gooey slime that glows in the dark! You'll also get the first look at our newest books. Suitable for ages 6 – 12. Bookings are essential. To book, please call Safety Bay Library on 9528 8611.

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  • Mysterious Owls
    25 Sep 2018

    Mysterious Owls

    at Warnbro Community Library

    Come and see these wondrous and mysterious birds up close and gain an insight into how unique these birds are. The event is suitable for ages 8 - 12. Bookings open Monday 10 September and must be made by phone to 9528 8577 or in person at the Warnbro Community L...

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  • Council Meeting
    25 Sep 2018

    Council Meeting

    at Administration Centre

    Council meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 6pm in the Council Chambers, City of Rockingham Administration Centre, Civic Boulevard, Rockingham (always confirm before attending as times can change without notice). The public are welcome to attend. Vi...

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  • Harmony Park Housing Cooperative Information Night
    25 Sep 2018

    Harmony Park Housing Cooperative Information Night

    at 24 Cavender Street, Singleton WA

    Come along to this free information night to learn more about an affordable, sustainable housing cooperative in Dorado Street, Singleton. For more information, visit the Green Fabric website or come on the night to find out more.

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  • Science Crime Mystery
    26 Sep 2018

    Science Crime Mystery

    at Warnbro Community Library

    Calling all top secret investigators! A top secret slime recipe has been stolen and we need your help to work through the clues to get the recipe back. You will complete science experiments and examine the evidence to eliminate suspects and identify the criminal. Suitable...

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  • Be Your Own Boss Workshop
    26 Sep 2018

    Be Your Own Boss Workshop

    at Secret Harbour Surf Lifesaving Club, Palmero Drive, Secret Harbour

    Learn how to be a social media influencer and market your brand across social media platforms. This workshop is for young people aged 12-25. ​Registrations are essential. Email customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au or phone 9528 0333.

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  • Science Crime Mystery - Safety Bay
    26 Sep 2018

    Science Crime Mystery - Safety Bay

    at Safety Bay Library

    Calling all top secret investigators! A top secret slime recipe has been stolen and we need your help to work through the clues to get the recipe back. You will complete science experiments and examine the evidence to eliminate suspects and identify the criminal. Suitable...

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  • Spooky Crafts
    26 Sep 2018

    Spooky Crafts

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Join us for some spooky craft activities that you can take home with you...if you dare! ​ Suitable for ages 5 - 12 years. Bookings required. ​Bookings open Monday 10 September. Phone bookings only. Please call 9528 8683.

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  • Makers and Creators - Mini Succulent Gardens - Warnbro Community Library
    26 Sep 2018

    Makers and Creators - Mini Succulent Gardens - Warnbro Community Library

    at Warnbro Community Library

    Succulents are great plants for gifts, or as a decoration for around the house or garden. Succulents are easy to maintain and will tolerate dry conditions. During this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to create their very own mini succulent garden with a variet...

    read more
  • Spoof Horror Filmmaking
    27 Sep 2018

    Spoof Horror Filmmaking

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Write, direct and act in your own spoof horror film at this fun creative workshop at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre. Bring a snack and lunch along to this free event. This event is suitable for ages 9 - 13. Bookings open on Monday 10 September and are essentia...

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  • Springtime Splendour - Springtime Gardening
    27 Sep 2018

    Springtime Splendour - Springtime Gardening

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Garry Heady from the Beyond Gardens team will offer some tips and tricks to help your ornamental vegetable garden bloom this spring. Garry will be on hand after this session to answer any niggling questions you might have about your garden. Bookings essential. Please call 9...

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  • Matinee Movie Series
    28 Sep 2018

    Matinee Movie Series

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Mary Davies Library and Community Centre in conjunction with Kanopy on-demand streaming service will be screening some of the best classic cinema, independent, Australian and world films. Join us on the fourth Friday of every month for a movie. This free event is for ages 1...

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  • Escape Room
    28 Sep 2018

    Escape Room

    at Rockingham Central Library

    Locked in the Library! Surrounded by clues? Can you, with your assigned team, solve the puzzles, find the answers, figure out the spooky mystery and find your escape? There are three sessions available: ​3pm–4.30pm for ages 7–12 years ​5pm–6.30pm fo...

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  • Library After Dark
    28 Sep 2018

    Library After Dark

    at Mary Davies Library and Community Centre

    Have you ever wondered what happens in the library at night? Bring your friends and your courage for some seriously scary activities in the library after dark! Join us at the Mary Davies Library and Community Centre for this free event. This event is suitable for ages 12 and o...

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  • Little Day Out
    30 Sep 2018

    Little Day Out

    at Daintree Park Baldivis (Baldivis Parks Estate), Daintree Street, Baldivis

    Nature Play WA is excited to present Little Day Out, a free day of family fun celebrating outdoor play. For more information, and to secure your tickets, please visit the Nature Play WA website.

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29 Jan 18 | Libraries Sign Up to be Cyber Safety Leaders
The City of Rockingham is proud to announce that its four libraries are now ‘eSmart’. The eSmart libraries program offers practical tools and resources in cyber safety for library staff and patrons.
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25 Jan 18 | Bin Tagging starts February
During February, 600 houses across the City will be visited for the Bin Tagging Program.
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22 Jan 18 | Clean Up After Celebrations
The City’s beaches are a favourite for the Australia Day weekend celebrations. To make sure that everyone enjoys their visit, the City is reminding people to please utilise the bins provided and clean up afterwards.
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17 Jan 18 | Assistance With Wildlife
The City of Rockingham’s Rangers have recently been providing increased levels of assistance to injured and misplaced wildlife across the City.
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15 Jan 18 | LitterBusters Making a Difference
Since being launched in late 2014 the City of Rockingham’s LitterBusters team has collected more than 1,100 tonnes of illegally dumped waste - an average of 30 tonnes per month - from locations across the City, and made a huge impact on the overall amenity of public areas.
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15 Jan 18 | Bookmark Competition Winners
Four talented and innovative young artists have shared top prize in the City of Rockingham Libraries Junior Bookmark competition conducted during the school holidays last October.
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12 Jan 18 | Low Flying Helicopter Over Keralup
In the second half of January the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation will be conducting airborne electromagnetic (AEM) surveys within the Shires of Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, and a small portion of the City of Rockingham in the Keralup district.
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08 Jan 18 | Total Fire Bans
What to do if a Total Fire Ban is declared?
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05 Jan 18 | Plastic Bag Ban - Discussion Paper Available
The State Government is implementing a light weight plastic bag ban from 1 July 2018 to reduce litter and plastic pollution.
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05 Jan 18 | City of Rockingham Staff Volunteer to Help the Salvos
The Salvation Army Rockingham has been the first to benefit from the City of Rockingham’s newly developed Corporate Volunteering Program (CVP) which has been instigated to assist the growth of volunteering locally.
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04 Jan 18 | Challenger Precinct Redevelopment Project
The City of Rockingham’s vision to improve and expand the facilities and services available to local seniors has taken a significant step with the appointment of Baptistcare Incorporated as the preferred proponent for the Challenger Precinct Redevelopment Project.
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03 Jan 18 | City and Police Combine To Make It Tougher On Crooks
The City of Rockingham has joined forces with local police again to make it tougher on crooks in the region over the busy summer holiday period.
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28 Feb 18 | City of Rockingham Wins MBA Housing Excellence Award
The City of Rockingham’s efficiency and expertise with building applications has been recognised with the 2018 Local Government Best Practice Award, presented at the Master Builders-Bankwest Housing Excellence Awards on Saturday 24 February.
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26 Feb 18 | Big Crowd Welcomes Queen's Baton Relay
Enthusiastic spectators turned out to cheer the Queen's Baton Relay on Friday 23 February as it was proudly carried through the City of Rockingham.
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16 Feb 18 | Sustainability Snapshot Report
The City of Rockingham has recently released its Sustainability Snapshot Report which highlights the City’s key initiatives and achievements so far on its journey towards a more sustainable future. The Report provides a snapshot of the City’s collective efforts towards achieving environmental sustainability in the last two financial years (July 2015 – June 2017).
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16 Feb 18 | Warning for dog owners using beaches
Dog owners are advised to be aware when visiting beaches after a recent discovery of a sea hare on Secret Harbour beach.
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14 Feb 18 | Queen’s Baton Relay – Parking and Road Closures
After an epic journey that commenced in March last year on the steps of Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s Baton Relay will be rolling through the City of Rockingham on Friday 23 February, on its way to the Gold Coast for the 21st Commonwealth Games in April.
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13 Feb 18 | Clean Up Australia Day 2018
Join thousands of people, businesses, schools and organisations across the country in removing litter from your favourite public place. Clean Up Australia Day is a free community event ridding the environment of pesky litter since 1990.
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09 Feb 18 | Queens Baton Relay
Two weeks to go till the Community Celebration Event
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09 Feb 18 | Bin Tagging Program - great results so far
Six hundred houses have been visited over the last two weeks, marking the halfway point in this round of the Bin Tagging Program.
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06 Feb 18 | Garden Island Environmental Investigation
The City of Rockingham is represented on the Project Control Group conducting the Environmental Investigation into poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination at Garden Island.
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02 Feb 18 | Parking Pass Now Required at Autumn Centre
Following a review of parking arrangements at the Autumn Centre, Council has approved a range of parking controls, commencing on Monday 5 February.
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28 Mar 18 | New Electronic Fire Danger Rating Signs
The City of Rockingham has replaced manually-operated roadside Fire Danger Rating (FDR) signs with solar powered electronic signs to provide rapid and critical information on bushfire threats in the region.
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21 Mar 18 | Golden Feather Treasure Hunt
Young people in the City of Rockingham now have the opportunity to hunt for hidden treasures in the books they read at City of Rockingham libraries.
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20 Mar 18 | Blessing of the Roads 2018
With Easter just around the corner, and increased holiday traffic as people make the most of the long break, local roads will be blessed in a ceremony to be held on Thursday 22 March at South Coast Baptist College on Gnangara Drive in Waikiki.
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20 Mar 18 | Green Army Makes a Big Difference
In 2017 the City of Rockingham became Project Host for two Green Army teams as part of a federally funded training program for participants aged 17 to 24 years of age operating throughout regional, outback, and metro Australia.
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15 Mar 18 | Advisory Committee Vacancies
Are you passionate about your community and providing feedback on City projects?
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13 Mar 18 | Tertiary Scholarship Scheme
Round two of the Tertiary Scholarship Scheme is now open.
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07 Mar 18 | 2018 International Food Festival
The City of Rockingham’s 2018 International Food Festival will be held on Friday 16 March, between 5-9pm at Churchill Park on the Rockingham Beach Foreshore.
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30 Apr 18 | Are you ready for the plastic bag ban on 1 July 2018?
The plastic bag ban takes effect from 1 July 2018, with a short transition period for retailers.
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26 Apr 18 | New CEO Appointed
Following a comprehensive selection process over the past four months the City of Rockingham is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Michael Parker as its new Chief Executive Officer.
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13 Apr 18 | What does being old mean to you?
When asked this question, we will all reveal very different answers.
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06 Apr 18 | Rockingham Renaissance Receives Wide Support
On 23 March 2018 the City of Rockingham co-hosted a forum at Parliament House with the West Australian European Business Association and French Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FACCI) to showcase the City’s ‘Rockingham Renaissance’ project to high level delegates from Europe and prominent members of the Western Australian Government and business community.
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05 Apr 18 | Mundijong Road/St Albans Road Intersection Works
Road widening to install a new right-turn lane on Mundijong Road (eastbound) at the St Albans Road intersection will begin on Tuesday 10 April.
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25 May 18 | City Acts Swiftly on Safety at Rockingham Train Station
A strong collaborative effort from the City of Rockingham has helped the Public Transport Authority (PTA) and WA Police track down suspects involved in alleged damage to vehicles parked at Rockingham Train Station.
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25 May 18 | City Hosts Emergency Management Scenario Exercise
The City of Rockingham hosted an emergency management ‘Local Recovery’ exercise alongside the cities of Kwinana and Mandurah on May 23, with all three cities getting the chance to collaborate and test their capability in the face of a potential disaster.
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18 May 18 | Free Workshop on How to Tender for City Contracts
The City, together with Business Foundations, will present a free workshop to provide information to businesses on tendering for contracts with the City of Rockingham.
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17 May 18 | Caution about Misleading Tree Pruners
Residents should be aware that there are people claiming that they work in conjunction with the City’s verge collection contractors.
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14 May 18 | Civic Function for Outgoing CEO
The City of Rockingham hosted a civic function on the evening of 3 May 2018 at which outgoing CEO Andrew Hammond was lauded for his significant and sustained contribution to the City and to the local government industry.
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10 May 18 | Thieves Stealing Thousands from City Residents
Thieves have targeted the multi-user birds nest swings from playgrounds across the City of Rockingham. Several have been stolen from parks and reserves in Baldivis, Secret Harbour Waikiki and Golden Bay.
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09 May 18 | Winners of 2018 Rockingham Art Awards
The City of Rockingham is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Rockingham Art Awards.
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04 May 18 | Update of the Municipal Heritage Inventory and Heritage List
The City of Rockingham 2018 Municipal Heritage Inventory (MHI) and Heritage List was adopted by Council at its meeting on 24 April 2018.
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02 May 18 | City of Rockingham Art Awards 2018 – Finalists Chosen
Finalists for the City of Rockingham Art Awards have been chosen. From more than 350 entries, 115 have been selected for the Awards with 102 artists in the running for category prizes.
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02 May 18 | Act-Belong-Commit Schools Take pART Competition
Art students from Kolbe Catholic College and Charthouse Primary School have put a whole new perspective on street art in Rockingham in the Act-Belong-Commit Schools Take pART competition sponsored by the City of Rockingham and Healthway.
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28 Jun 18 | Baldivis South Community Centre Underway
Construction on the new Baldivis South Community Centre started on Monday 11 June 2018, after the City of Rockingham appointed ADCO Constructions to carry out the project.
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26 Jun 18 | Baldivis Enclosed Dog Park Now Open
Man’s best friend now has somewhere new to play after the City of Rockingham officially opened the Baldivis Enclosed Dog Park.
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22 Jun 18 | 2018 Advisory Committee Review
Would you like to be a representative on one of the City's advisory committees?
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21 Jun 18 | Seniors Kicking Fitness and Social Goals
The City of Rockingham’s Senior Social and Wellbeing Program is proving to be a huge hit in the community, with dozens of residents joining in the fun.
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15 Jun 18 | Tips for Using Your Recycling Bin
Your recyclables are processed at a Material Recovery Facility in Bibra Lake. A mixture of machines and people separate the materials for transportation to manufacturers.
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12 Jun 18 | Junior Mayors Elected
The City of Rockingham recently held elections for its 2018 Junior Council Leadership team, with Year 6 students from across the community getting the opportunity to showcase their leadership skills.
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07 Jun 18 | Castaways to be Relaunched in 2019
The City of Rockingham Council has decided to cancel the 2018 Castaways Sculpture Awards due to scheduled works on Stage 1 of the City’s Rockingham Beach Foreshore Revitalisation.
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06 Jun 18 | 2018/2019 Verge Collection Flyers Arriving Soon
The City has received many requests from eager residents about the general waste verge collection. This falls in the 2018/2019 financial year, so flyers will be posted very soon.
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01 Jun 18 | What Happens to Your Waste
In general most people do not think about what happens to their waste once their bin is emptied by the truck. However, recent media stories around Australia have shone a light on this topic.
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01 Jun 18 | Unrestricted Burning Period
The City of Rockingham is currently in a unrestricted burning period from 1 June to 30 September 2018.
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01 Jun 18 | City to Celebrate National Reconciliation Week
The City of Rockingham will celebrate National Reconciliation Week from 27 May to June 3, to give community members the chance to explore how each of us can join the national reconciliation effort.
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31 Jul 18 | Legacy of Catalpa Lives On
One of the most exciting chapters in Western Australia’s colonial history – the bold and daring mission in 1876 to liberate six Irish political prisoners on the American whaling ship Catalpa – continues to inspire people from around the world.
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27 Jul 18 | Community Plan Open for Comment
The City of Rockingham’s Community Plan Vision, Community Aspirations and Strategic Objectives (2019-2029) is now open for community consultation.
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27 Jul 18 | Artificial Turf Update
The City of Rockingham has moved to clarify confusion surrounding the use of artificial turf following recent publicity in the press and on social media.
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27 Jul 18 | Foreshore Revitalisation Begins
Stage one of the Rockingham Beach Foreshore Revitalisation is set to start on 30 July, after the City of Rockingham signed a construction agreement with civil engineering contractor Ertech.
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24 Jul 18 | SmartWatch Service Keeping City Safe
The City of Rockingham’s community safety patrol service SmartWatch was busy patrolling local roads throughout the July school holidays.
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17 Jul 18 | General Waste Verge Collection 2018/2019
The residential general waste verge collection begins from August to September.
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17 Jul 18 | GAPP Campaign Launch
The City of Rockingham joined 10 other Local Government authorities to officially launch the Growth Areas Perth and Peel (GAPP) Campaign on 11 July.
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16 Jul 18 | Councillors' Use of Social Media
There has been some media interest lately in the use of social media by councillors, and whether the City has a role in limiting their use of platforms such as Facebook. The following statement has been released by Mayor Barry Sammels to explain the City’s position:
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12 Jul 18 | Mayor Supports Acting CEO
The City has received a number of queries flowing from recent Facebook posts made by Councillor Whitfield.
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10 Jul 18 | The Harbour Playground Now Open
The City of Rockingham officially opened The Harbour Playground in Secret Harbour on Friday 6 July, with celebrations capping off a landmark moment for the City’s latest infrastructure project.
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05 Jul 18 | Travel Subsidy Grants a Real Winner
A recipient of a City of Rockingham Travel Subsidy Grant has returned from the National AFL Inclusion Carnival a grand final winner.
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05 Jul 18 | City Celebrates NAIDOC Week
The City of Rockingham got a head start on NAIDOC Week, hosting a Rockingham NAIDOC Celebration at the Gary Holland Community Centre on 28 June.
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30 Aug 18 | Assessment of Bushfire-Prone Properties
Is your property under a Bushfire Management Plan (BMP)?
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28 Aug 18 | Child Protection Week 2018
The City of Rockingham is proud to support Child Protection Week 2018 this September, with a number of workshops promoting children’s safety set to be held across the City.
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23 Aug 18 | Registrations for Breakthrough Closing Soon
The annual Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition is coming soon, with young musicians encouraged to sign up for the competition before registrations close on Sunday 26 August.
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22 Aug 18 | Time Capsule Recovered During Foreshore Works
Excavation during the Rockingham Beach Foreshore Revitalisation has recovered a blast from the past, after a “time capsule” from 2001 was dug up on Railway Terrace.
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22 Aug 18 | Duckling Season Arrives
Duckling season has started for 2018, with residents in the City of Rockingham asked to take care around the City’s wetlands and surrounding roads.
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21 Aug 18 | Golden Bay Gets Fitness Boost
The Golden Bay community now has somewhere new to boost their fitness, after a $30,000 grant from the City of Rockingham was used to install fitness equipment at Rhonda Scarrott Reserve.
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20 Aug 18 | Community Citizen of the Year Awards - Nominate Now
Nominations for the Australia Day Council WA, Community Citizen of the Year Awards 2019 are open.
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17 Aug 18 | City Recognised With Awards
The City of Rockingham has been recognised for its outstanding work in the community, picking up two awards and a commendation at the 2018 Children’s Environment and Health Local Government Policy Awards on 2 August.
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17 Aug 18 | City’s Battery Recycling Program Vital to Protecting Environment
Recycling plays a crucial role in the City of Rockingham’s waste management system, with the correct disposal of batteries an often forgotten but important part of the recycling process.
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16 Aug 18 | City Moves to Clarify Recycling Confusion
The City of Rockingham has moved to clarify confusion surrounding the recycling process, after widespread reports in the media suggested lists of acceptable items to recycle had changed.
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16 Aug 18 | Rockingham Arts Centre Open Day
Residents across the City of Rockingham are invited to come and celebrate the Rockingham Arts Centre’s 5th birthday with a free, family friendly open day on Sunday 26 August.
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14 Aug 18 | Time Running out for PhotoVoice Entries
The clock is ticking for amateur photographers in the City of Rockingham who want to make a submission for the 10th anniversary of the annual Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice Rockingham Competition.
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13 Aug 18 | Registrations Open for Garage Sale Trail
Registrations are now open for this year's Garage Sale Trail – a great way to clear out some of your unwanted items.
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13 Aug 18 | Residents Rate Their City
The City of Rockingham’s latest Happiness Index score is in, with residents giving the City a favourable score of 24.6 in the latest rating results for July 2018.
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10 Aug 18 | Children’s Book Week 2018
Libraries across the City of Rockingham will be filled with wonder later this month, as Children’s Book Week 2018 kicks off.
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10 Aug 18 | Library Workshops to Sharpen Skills
A series of free skills, careers and employment workshops are set to be delivered through two City of Rockingham libraries, with residents encouraged to take advantage of the sessions throughout August and September.
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08 Aug 18 | City Supports Homelessness Week
The issue of homelessness will be in focus across the City of Rockingham from 6-12 August, with a number of free community events set to be held as part of Homelessness Week 2018.
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07 Aug 18 | Jetty Demolition Begins
Demolition works on the old Mersey Point Timber Jetty began on Monday 6 August, with marine civil contractor SMC Marine tasked with removing the damaged jetty.
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07 Aug 18 | LitterBusters Cleans City Waterways
The City of Rockingham’s LitterBusters have been hard at work following recent storms, with teams collecting rubbish from the City’s main waterways in order to protect vital environmental asset Lake Richmond.
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06 Aug 18 | Ward Boundaries and Councillor Representation Review 2018
Residents in the City of Rockingham are encouraged to help shape the future of their Council, with the City seeking submissions on the Ward Boundaries and Councillor Representation Review 2018.
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06 Aug 18 | City Welcomes New CEO
The City of Rockingham is delighted to welcome new Chief Executive Officer Michael Parker, who began his new role at the City on Monday 6 August.
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21 Sep 18 | Water Quality at the Pond
The City of Rockingham has moved to alleviate concerns surrounding the water quality of the Pond near Tern Bank in Safety Bay.
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19 Sep 18 | Rockingham Aquatic Centre Reopens
City of Rockingham residents can take advantage of the approaching warmer weather after the Rockingham Aquatic Centre reopened its doors on 17 September for another season.
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19 Sep 18 | Waste Bin Collection Delays Today for Baldivis
Due to two unexpected truck breakdowns today, properties located on Smirk Road, from Brammall Tce to Sixty Eight Road may not have their red lidded waste bin collected today (19 September).
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18 Sep 18 | Reptiles Awaken for Warmer Weather
The City of Rockingham is home to many species of reptiles and snakes that are set to become more active as the warmer weather approaches.
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14 Sep 18 | Tougher on Crooks Campaign Ramps Up
The City of Rockingham’s “Are you making it tougher for crooks?” Community Safety Starts With You campaign has reached a new milestone, with a range of public awareness initiatives rolling out across the community.
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14 Sep 18 | PhotoVoice Exhibition Opening Soon
The skills of amateur photographers in the City of Rockingham will soon be on display at the 10th annual Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice Competition exhibition, which will run from 18 September to 10 October.
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13 Sep 18 | Volunteer Celebration - Advisory and Emergency Groups
The City of Rockingham paid tribute to the volunteers from local advisory and emergency groups during a special celebration at the Gary Holland Community Centre last night.
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12 Sep 18 | Up-Cycle Art Project and Exhibition
More than 200 students from schools across the City of Rockingham have been busy testing their creative skills ahead of the 2018 Up-Cycle Art Project Exhibition which showcases on 21 September 2018.
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11 Sep 18 | Seniors and Carers Expo 2018
The City of Rockingham will host the ninth annual Seniors and Carers Expo on Friday 5 October at Mike Barnett Sports Complex, to celebrate the contribution of seniors as part of the International Day of Older Persons.
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07 Sep 18 | Foreshore Revitalisation Milestone
Stage one of the Rockingham Beach Foreshore Revitalisation will reach a new milestone on Monday 10 September, with works to begin at the intersection of Rockingham Beach Road, Railway Terrace and Harrison Street.
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07 Sep 18 | Magpie Swooping Season
Magpie swooping season has started and residents in the City of Rockingham have been advised to take care when passing by magpie territory in the City’s parks and streets.
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06 Sep 18 | Housebound Library Service
Residents in the City of Rockingham who are unable to leave their homes will soon be able to access the wide range of items available at the City’s libraries, through the rollout of the City’s Housebound Library Service.
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06 Sep 18 | Fantasy Park Disc Golf
Fantasy Park in Waikiki is now the newest home for disc golf, after the City of Rockingham recently completed the installation of a disc golf course.
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04 Sep 18 | 2018/2019 Rates Incentive Draw
The City of Rockingham would like to congratulate the following winners of the 2018-2019 Rate Incentive Draw sponsored by NAB. The draw was held on 21 August 2018 and each winner will receive $500.
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04 Sep 18 | Three Bin System Reaps Benefits
New data has revealed the City of Rockingham’s three bin collection system is having a positive environmental impact, with the City nearly doubling its recovery rate in the past year.
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03 Sep 18 | Changes to Verge Collection Areas
To improve servicing of the verge collection, some borders have changed in Areas 6, 7 and 8.
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03 Sep 18 | Dementia Awareness Month
The issue of dementia will be in focus throughout September, with the City of Rockingham set to host a number of free community events in support of Dementia Awareness Month.
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03 Sep 18 | Sports Star Awards Finalists Announced
The finalists for the 22nd annual City of Rockingham Sports Star Awards have been announced ahead of the awards ceremony on 20 September.
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24 Feb 17 | Castaways Entries Now Open
Entries are now open for the City of Rockingham’s 2017 Castaways Sculpture Awards and Exhibition, to be held on the Rockingham Foreshore for nine days from 21 October to 29 October.
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09 Feb 17 | City launches new online portal
The City of Rockingham has launched a new, secure online portal to make it quicker and easier for community members and organisations to keep in touch with the City.
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01 Feb 17 | Waikiki Beach Sand
The City of Rockingham acknowledges that the placement of dredged sand on the beach at Waikiki has created a problem and that the beach needs to be remediated to restore its visual amenity and recreational values.
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10 Mar 17 | City geared up for Bike Week
The City of Rockingham is inviting the community to join in its 2017 Rockingham Community Breakfast Ride on Sunday 19 March to celebrate Bike Week.
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02 Mar 17 | Closure of temporary Pedestrian Access Way - Port Kennedy
The temporary Pedestrian Access Way at Trafalgar Gardens and Bounty Court, Port Kennedy will be closed from Thursday 9 March 2017.
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10 Apr 17 | Waste Collection Service Upgrade
The upgrade of the City’s waste collection service will begin in May when residents start receiving their new 360-litre recycling bin (yellow lid), 240-litre green waste bin (lime green lid) and 140-litre waste bin (red lid).
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26 May 17 | French Delegation Visit
The City of Rockingham’s long-term investment attraction program, branded as Rockingham Renaissance, has caught the eye of industrial corporations from France, with high level representatives from five French companies visiting the City over several days in early May.
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22 May 17 | School Take pART in murals
Local schools are helping to revitalise public spaces in the City of Rockingham with their art.
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20 Jun 17 | Photovoice Competition Open For Entries
Entries are now open for the City of Rockingham 2017 Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice competition, which encourages amateur photographers to take a photo and add a caption about all the different ways people can look after their mental health.
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19 Jun 17 | Aqua Jetty City Managed from 1 July
The City of Rockingham will assume direct management of the Aqua Jetty in Warnbro as of 1 July 2017.
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05 Jul 17 | Sporting Complex for Baldivis
Baldivis residents are a big step closer to having much-needed playing fields and clubhouses to cater for local sport and community groups.
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31 Aug 17 | Safe disposal and recycling of pressurised gas bottles and cylinders
Residents are being reminded that pressurised gas bottles and cylinders cannot be disposed of via their general waste verge collections.
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28 Aug 17 | Aqua Jetty Tests Emergency Response
Up to 60 local emergency services personnel converged on the City of Rockingham’s Aqua Jetty facility for an emergency test exercise on Thursday 24 August.
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24 Aug 17 | Golden Bay Dunes
Earthworks for Housing
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22 Aug 17 | State Moves on Golden Bay Development
Earthworks have commenced on Stage 5A of the PEET and Co/Department of Housing Subdivision in Golden Bay.
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08 Aug 17 | New Roadwise Crash Trailer Launched
Drivers in the City of Rockingham are set to be confronted at high volume intersections with the chilling reality of the sometimes irreversible effects of unsafe driving.
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29 Sep 17 | ​2017 Sports Star Awards - Winners Announced
A cricket team, soccer club, BMX rider, cricketer, outrigger canoeist, AFL footballer and tri-athlete are among the winners of this year’s City of Rockingham Sports Star Awards.
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20 Sep 17 | Mersey Point Jetty Works Have Commenced
Construction of Mersey Point Jetty has begun this month.
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19 Sep 17 | Community Citizen of the Year Awards
Do you know someone who makes our community a better place? The City of Rockingham invites you to nominate a local gem for the Community Citizen of the Year Awards.
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18 Sep 17 | Furry Friend Fun Day 15 October
Animal Lovers and dog owners are invited to the Rockingham Dog Club at Bungaree Oval in Rockingham from 10am to 12.30pm on Sunday 15 October for a Furry Friend Fun Day.
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18 Sep 17 | Palm Beach Boat Ramps
Palm Beach boat ramps rock armour upgrades and boat ramp maintenance
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31 Oct 17 | What to do if you see a snake?
Snake season is upon us.
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30 Oct 17 | Castaways Sculpture Competition 2017 – Winners Announced
The City of Rockingham announced the winners of 2017 Tenth Anniversary Castaways Sculpture Awards on Saturday evening at the Castaways Awards Marquee on Churchill Park in Rockingham.
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25 Oct 17 | City Performs Well in Local Government Benchmarking
The City of Rockingham strives for quality leadership and progress is measured in a number of different ways:
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24 Oct 17 | View the Video: How to Use the Three Bin System
Residents have been using the new three bin system for only a few short months. There have been a number of changes for residents to get to know.
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24 Oct 17 | Local Government Elections - Results 2017
Last night two new Councillors, Andrew Burns (Rockingham Ward) and Mark Jones (Comet Bay Ward), were officially welcomed to Rockingham Council at a special meeting and swearing in ceremony at the City’s Administration building on Civic Boulevard.
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23 Oct 17 | Palm Beach Boat Ramps Completed
The local boating community is set to benefit from a significant upgrade and maintenance to the Palm Beach boat ramps located off the Esplanade at Rockingham.
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23 Oct 17 | New Look Rangers
You may have noticed our Rangers looking a little different lately.
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18 Oct 17 | Feature Baton Bearers Announced
The two Feature Baton Bearers for the City of Rockingham leg of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton relay have been announced.
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17 Oct 17 | Updated Dog Beach Map
Beaches where dogs are welcome
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17 Oct 17 | City Secures Facilities for Renaissance Technopole
The City of Rockingham has agreed to take over a significant area of Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus for the Renaissance Technopole, an advanced research and development centre which will attract businesses from high technology industries.
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11 Oct 17 | Anti-Poverty Week Expo Tuesday 17 October
Anti-Poverty Week Expo Tuesday 17 October, Salvation Army Building, corner Willmott Avenue and Read Street Cooloongup, 10am to 2pm
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29 Nov 17 | Schools Take pART 2018
The City of Rockingham will be running the Act-Belong-Commit Schools Take pART urban art competition again in 2018.
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29 Nov 17 | City of Rockingham Art Awards 2018 – Entries Open
The City of Rockingham seeks entries for the 2018 City of Rockingham Art Awards, with submissions open until Friday 23 February 2018. Entry is free, with over $18,000 in prize money. Entries are sought in all forms of visual media across five different categories:
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28 Nov 17 | Queen's Baton Relay - Rockingham Route
Residents from the City of Rockingham can begin planning their Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) experience.
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27 Nov 17 | Pedal Powered Entertainment
About 70 attendees converged on Wilson Park (next to Safety Bay Library) to celebrate Children’s Week 2017 (21-29 October) with a pedal powered outdoor cinema screening of Toy Story (G).
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27 Nov 17 | Fun Day Planned for Celebrate Ability 2017
The City of Rockingham will celebrate the UN endorsed International Day of People with Disability (IDOPWD) with an inclusion-focused day of activities at the Gary Holland Community Centre on Thursday 30 November 10.30am to 1.30pm.
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22 Nov 17 | New Look Rangers!
The City of Rockingham Ranger Services Team has a fresh new approach. The department comprising 14 Rangers, now has a restyled set of new uniforms, which align with the City’s corporate brand and are more suited to our weather conditions and the requirements of the job.
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21 Nov 17 | City of Rockingham CEO Andrew Hammond resigns
Long-standing City of Rockingham CEO Andrew Hammond has announced his resignation and will leave his post on April 30 next year.
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17 Nov 17 | City signs Economic Development Alliance
Rockingham is the first Australian City to sign an Economic Development Alliance with the French City of Cherbourg
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16 Nov 17 | Aqua Jetty’s Jodie Moore wins prestigious fitness award
The leader of Aqua Jetty’s popular Living Longer Living Stronger fitness program for seniors, Jodie Moore, has won COTA’s prestigious Top Metropolitan Instructor award for 2017.
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08 Nov 17 | Breakthrough Music Competition Winners Announced
Local Shopping centres around the City of Rockingham rocked to the sounds of the Act-Belong-Commit Breakthrough Music Competition this spring.
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19 Dec 17 | 2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results
The City of Rockingham continues to receive positive ratings from customers in the annual Customer Satisfaction Survey.
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15 Dec 17 | NYE Celebration
Join the City of Rockingham in celebrating the New Year with a family-friendly event on the Rockingham Foreshore.
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15 Dec 17 | Christmas Message From Mayor Barry Sammels
As another year wraps up, and the unwrapping of presents gets closer, it’s a good time to look back and think about the big events that have shaped our lives. As Mayor, I can look back on a very productive year for the City of Rockingham.
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12 Dec 17 | Customer Satisfaction Survey Prize Winners
The City of Rockingham’s annual Customer Satisfaction Survey has been completed for another year, with results expected to be collated and released by early 2018.
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12 Dec 17 | Be Aware of Bobtails Crossing
Local drivers are being asked to be vigilant on the roads as some of our local critters are on the move!
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12 Feb 16 | Major Sponsors Renew for Castaways Sculpture Awards 2016
The City of Rockingham’s premier sculpture competition and exhibition has again attracted the generous support of major sponsors Alcoa, GDF Suez Kwinana, and Fremantle Ports, which will all support different awards in this year’s Castaways competition.
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04 Apr 16 | Mandurah Rd/Safety Bay Rd Intersection Works
The southbound lane of Mandurah Road between Fifty Road and Tincombe Grove will be closed to traffic from 12 April to approximately 19 May while the approach to and exit from Safety Bay Road roundabout is upgraded to accommodate two lanes of traffic.
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19 May 16 | Navy Plans to Work Closely With City
At the City of Rockingham’s Business Leaders’ Breakfast on 17 May, Navy representatives outlined the exciting future of the Garden Island base as a result of the Australian Government’s massive increase in defence spending.
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29 Jun 16 | Pioneering Environmental Research Project
Works have started on a Threatened Ecological Community (TEC) re-establishment trial, which is being undertaken by the state government (Landcorp) in the area of bushland between Lewington Street and Merchant Drive, Rockingham.
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29 Jul 16 | New Mobile CCTV Camera
The City has expanded its $1.5 million closed-circuit television (CCTV) network with the purchase of a mobile, solar-powered CCTV camera.
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23 Sep 16 | New Support for Businesses a Plus
The City of Rockingham has launched a new business development program to assist local small businesses grow and prosper.
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19 Sep 16 | Enter now for the Christmas Poetry Competition
Entries are now open for the 2016 Community Christmas Poetry Competition.
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28 Oct 16 | Champion Swimmer Coaches Squad
Rockingham Aquatic Centre is offering swimmers a chance to learn from an Australian champion in its 2016/2017 Squad Training Program.
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18 Oct 16 | Dredging at Bent St Boat Ramp
Boat owners are advised that maintenance dredging of the Bent Street navigation channel will commence in October, with completion scheduled January 2017.
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21 Nov 16 | Event to Celebrate Ability of All
The City of Rockingham will celebrate the abilities of all people on Friday 2 December when it hosts its annual International Day of People with Disability event.
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18 Nov 16 | Castaways People's Choice Award Announced
Congratulations to Hillman resident Andrew Willmott for winning the People’s Choice Award for Castaways 2016.
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14 Nov 16 | New Dog Park for Rockingham
Rockingham dog owners and their best friends have a new place to hang out, with the much-anticipated opening of the City’s first enclosed off-leash dog park.
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03 Nov 16 | Castaways Winners Announced
The City of Rockingham announced the winners of 2016 Castaways Sculpture Awards on Saturday 21 October at the Gary Holland Community Centre in Rockingham.
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16 Dec 16 | New Year's Eve Celebrations
Join the City of Rockingham in celebrating the New Year with a family-friendly event on the Rockingham Foreshore.
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07 May 15 | The Forgotten Foreshore
Channel Nine news ran a story on Monday night about the Rockingham Beach Foreshore Masterplan titled ‘The Forgotten Foreshore’. The story contained a number of serious inaccuracies which need to be addressed.
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08 Jun 15 | McDonalds location foreshadowed in early plans
In reference to the Sound Telegraph’s article regarding
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02 Jul 15 | New Association to Represent Australia’s Coastal Councils
A new association representing Australia’s coastal councils is calling for a coordinated national approach to managing the nation’s coastline.
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09 Oct 15 | Local Government Elections 2015 - Make Your Vote Count
Voting packs have been mailed to eligible voters for this year’s Local Government Elections. Voting is by postal vote and voting packages must be mailed by Thursday 15 October 2015 or hand delivered to the City’s Administration building on Council Avenue during office hours or between 8am and 6pm Saturday 17 October.
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02 Oct 15 | The City’s First Garage Sale Trail is Gargantuan!
Saturday 24 October 2015 marks the date for the City’s first ever Garage Sale event.
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20 Nov 15 | LitterBusters in the Mix
The City of Rockingham’s LitterBusters service was a finalist in the AIM WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards on 19 November.
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16 Nov 15 | Three to Sign Anti-Violence Pledge
On Thursday 19 November at 2.30pm the City of Rockingham will host a historic event with Mayor of the City of Rockingham, Barry Sammels, together with Mayor of the City of Kwinana, Carol Adams, and WA Police Sergeant Paul Trimble, Coordinator for South Metro Community Engagement Unit set to meet at the Administration building on Civic Boulevard to sign a pledge to end domestic violence.
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12 Nov 15 | City Disappointed With Comments From Developer
The City of Rockingham is disappointed with recent comments made by Cedar Woods State Manager Ben Rosser that “The developers, alongside the City of Rockingham, would provide the financial security to guarantee (the marina is built).”
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11 Nov 15 | Rockingham SmartWatch Launch
At the annual Safety and Family Expo on Saturday 14 November the City of Rockingham, together with the Hon. Tony Simpson, MLA, Minister for Local Government and Community Services, will unveil a brand new Safety Service: Rockingham SmartWatch.
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09 Nov 15 | City Gets Behind White Ribbon Day 25 November 2015
The City of Rockingham is encouraging victims to speak up by hosting a White Ribbon Day fundraiser to raise awareness the initiative to end men’s violence against women.
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18 Dec 15 | Meetings of Council and Committees 2016
Dates of Council and Committee meetings to be held in 2016
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14 Dec 15 | Mayor's Christmas Message 2015
As 2015 rapidly draws to a close our thoughts begin to settle on the celebrations and perhaps the holidays ahead. While we wind down for the year and enjoy all the wonderful things the season has to offer, it is my habit to approach the holidays with gratitude for all the great things that happened during the year and also to reflect upon the local national and global events that touched us.
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11 Dec 15 | City Wins Grant For $10 million Rockingham Beach Foreshore Revitalisation
The City of Rockingham has been awarded a $5 million grant from the National Stronger Regions Fund to put towards the $10million first stage of the Rockingham Beach Foreshore Revitalisation Project.
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