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27 Jan 17 | Australia Day Citizen of the Year
A long-time volunteer with the Rockingham Theatre Company is the recipient of the 2017 City of Rockingham Community Citizen of the Year Award.
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25 Jan 17 | Final Stage of the Principal Shared Path
Work has started on the final stage of the principal shared pedestrian and cyclist path linking Baldivis town centre with Warnbro train station.
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20 Jan 17 | Parking Advice for Australia Day
The City of Rockingham is reminding people attending the City’s Australia Day Celebration on the Rockingham Foreshore on Thursday to plan their parking before they set out on their journey, as the event attracts a high volume of people.
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16 Jan 17 | Australia Day Celebration
Join the City of Rockingham as we celebrate Australia Day 2017 on 26 January with a range of free activities for the whole family.
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12 Jan 17 | Clean Up Australia Day – Registrations Open for 2017
Have you seen litter and thought someone should clean it up?
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28 Feb 17 | Army Helicopters Over Rockingham
The City of Rockingham has been advised by the Australian Defence Force that the Army will be conducting training during March at several locations around Perth and the South West, including Rockingham.
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28 Feb 17 | Magical Park Challenge
Selected parks in the City of Rockingham will become magical places full of virtual dinosaurs and fairies over the next fortnight.
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27 Feb 17 | Residents Heed Fire Control Warning
Rural residents in Karnup and Baldivis have impressed the City’s Emergency Services team with their bushfire preparedness this season.
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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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20 Feb 17 | Get Active Rockingham
The City of Rockingham is launching its 2017 Get Active Rockingham program in March.
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17 Feb 17 | Response to Misinformation on Mangles Bay Proposal
After what appears to be a deliberate effort by opponents of the Mangles Bay marina proposal to circulate misinformation, the City of Rockingham would like to make some points abundantly clear for the benefit of all interested parties.
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10 Feb 17 | Recent Perth storms/flooded streets
Perth has experienced a significant amount of rainfall in the past 24 hours. It has been the second wettest February day on record.
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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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07 Feb 17 | Recycling Gone Wrong
City of Rockingham residents are being reminded to ensure they are recycling correctly after faults were found during an extensive bin inspection.
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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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31 Mar 17 | Restricted Burning Period 1 April - 31 May
The City is now in a restricted burning period.
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30 Mar 17 | Youth Resilience Seminar
The City of Rockingham will encourage local high school students to embrace their strengths when it hosts a resilience seminar for 70 young people next week during National Youth Week.
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20 Mar 17 | Join in the new Pole Walking Group
Seniors in Rockingham are finding a renewed vigour for physical activity with the introduction of a new pole walking group in Baldivis.
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17 Mar 17 | Couch Surfing: Race for Youth Homelessness
The City of Rockingham is partnering with headspace Rockingham to present a fun couch surfing event to mark Youth Homelessness Day and National Youth Week.
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13 Mar 17 | Neighbours urged to Unite over a barbecue
The City of Rockingham is offering to shout its residents a barbecue to help encourage them to get to know their neighbours and improve community safety.
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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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10 Mar 17 | Funding Call For Libraries
With four public libraries serving the local community the City of Rockingham supports Public Libraries WA’s call for the new state government to provide $8 million to help people learn about new technologies and develop skills needed for jobs and study in the future.
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07 Mar 17 | City of Rockingham to Manage Aqua Jetty
The City of Rockingham will assume direct management of the Aqua Jetty in Warnbro as of 1 July 2017 following a decision by Council at the meeting on 28 February.
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05 Mar 17 | City to host Queen's Baton Relay
Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Rockingham as the City prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay on its journey to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018.
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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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01 Mar 17 | Free Installation of Anti-Theft Screws
The City of Rockingham and WA Police are running an initiative to help motorists avoid number plate theft by installing anti-theft screws free of charge this Saturday, 4 March.
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24 Apr 17 | Bin upgrade begins Monday 1 May
City of Rockingham residents are advised there may be increased traffic in their local area as contractors begin the bin upgrade on Monday 1 May 2017.
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17 Apr 17 | Green Waste Verge Collection - Round 2, 2016/2017
A green waste verge collection is scheduled in May – June 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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06 Apr 17 | Blessing of the Roads
The City of Rockingham has joined forces with a local primary school to spread the message of road safety during the school holidays.
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04 Apr 17 | Safety Bay Library Celebrates 45 years
Safety Bay Library is celebrating its 45th birthday. To celebrate, the library will be holding a birthday morning tea on Wednesday 12 April from 11am.
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25 Jan 16 | Young and Gold Art Project 2016
In a new project concept for the City of Rockingham, youth and seniors came together for the Young and Gold art project to co create a community artwork at the Golden Bay foreshore at the corner Marillanna and Dampier Drives, Golden Bay.
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13 Jan 16 | Torres Strait Islander flag flying at City of Rockingham
On Monday, 4 January 2016 the Torres Strait Islander Flag was raised outside the Administration building by indigenous Commonwealth Games athlete Shannon McCann.
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12 Jan 16 | City of Rockingham Takes Over Library 8 February
When the Rockingham Campus Community Library closes its doors on Monday 25 January, it will reopen on Monday 8 February as a City of Rockingham operated facility with a new lease on life and a new name, the Rockingham Central Library.
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11 Jan 16 | 2016 Castaways Sculpture Awards – Entries Now Open
The City of Rockingham’s 2016 Castaways Sculpture Awards and Exhibition is now in its 9th year and will be held on the Rockingham foreshore for nine days from Saturday 22 to 2pm Sunday 30 October 2016.
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11 Jan 16 | New Year’s Eve 2015
2016 was heralded with New Year’s Eve celebrations on Rockingham foreshore, which attracted approximately 20,000 revellers to a family friendly evening of activities and entertainment from 5pm to midnight.
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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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08 Feb 16 | Schools Rewarded for Travelling Smart
Three local schools have been awarded directional signage by the City of Rockingham to support families who walk or ride to school.
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08 Feb 16 | New Investment Attraction Manager for City
The City of Rockingham Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Hammond, today announced the appointment of a new Manager to head up Investment Attraction initiatives for the City.
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22 Mar 16 | Reduced Hire Fees for exhibition spaces
The City has recently reduced the fees and charges for the exhibition spaces at the Rockingham Arts Centre and the Gary Holland Community Centre.
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16 Mar 16 | Work Is Underway on New Sport Facilities
Construction Commences on Golden Bay Sports Pavilion and Singleton Sports and Community Centre
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14 Mar 16 | Blessing for Local Roads this Easter
With many City of Rockingham residents heading off on holidays for Easter, local roads will be blessed in a special local ceremony to be held on Friday 18 March at 11am at the City of Rockingham Administration Building.
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11 Mar 16 | We are On Instagram @cityofrockingham
The City of Rockingham has expanded its presence in the digital field and since December 2015 is a member of popular image sharing and editing platform Instagram.
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10 Mar 16 | Customer Satisfaction Survey Results 2016
The results of the City of Rockingham’s annual customer survey have been analysed, and were released last night at a Councillor briefing.
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04 Mar 16 | Put on a free BBQ for your Neighbours for Neighbour Day 2016
Everyone with a neighbour; over the road, around the corner or next door is invited to register for a Neighbour Day barbeque or picnic in a local backyard, playground or park between March and April.
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27 Apr 16 | Bin Tagging Program - Prize Winners Selected for Draw 2
Prize Draw Two winners have now been selected by a random number generator for the Bin Tagging Program.
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13 Apr 16 | Bin Tagging Program - Prize Winners Announced for Draw 1
The Bin Tagging program selected 450 houses across Rockingham, Baldivis and Port Kennedy. Residents have received either a smiley or a sad face on their bins according to a visual inspection.
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04 Apr 16 | Green Waste Verge Collection Round 2 2015/2016
Ready your property for the Winter season with Round 2 of the Green Waste Verge Collection for 2015/2016:
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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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31 May 16 | SmartWatch Catches Hoon Driver
City of Rockingham Mayor, Barry Sammels has praised the City’s mobile surveillance service this week after a hoon driver was caught in the act.
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23 May 16 | Start the Day with a Walk to School
Friday 20 May 2016 was National Walk Safely to School Day. Children throughout Australia were asked to walk to school with their parents or carers, while learning to be safe, active and healthy.
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22 May 16 | Sorry Day 2016
The City of Rockingham acknowledges Sorry Day on 26 May, and its importance and relevance to Indigenous Australians.
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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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10 May 16 | Bin Tagging Program Final Prize Drawn
Final Prize Draw marks the end of the Bin Tagging Program for 2015/2016
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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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07 Jun 16 | Mobile Phone Black Spots in Baldivis
Report mobile phone black spots in Baldivis to your mobile service provider
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29 Jul 16 | Impacts of the WTC Buffer Zone Issue
The Minister for State Development has made it clear that he has referred the draft legislation regarding the Western Trade Coast (WTC) buffer zone to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) with specific direction to provide advice as to the placement of the boundary of the ‘protected area’.
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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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27 Jul 16 | Roadworks In Baldivis Jun-Oct 2016
From mid-June till late October several major roadworks will be underway in Baldivis.
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05 Jul 16 | Budget 2016/2017 Adopted
At its Ordinary Meeting on Tuesday 28 June, the City of Rockingham Council adopted the 2016/2017 Budget nine votes to one.
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25 Aug 16 | Call to Widen Review of WTC Buffer Line
The City of Rockingham will put pressure on the State Government to expand the review of the Western Trade Coast Protection Area (WTCPA) buffer line to ensure a better outcome for its residents and allow for more employment-generating investment.
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11 Aug 16 | Entries Selected: Castaways Sculpture Awards
Artists have now been selected for the City of Rockingham’s hugely popular Castaways Sculpture Awards.
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29 Sep 16 | Schools Join in the Castaways Fun
Art work created by local school students will again be a feature of the City of Rockingham’s annual Castaways Sculpture Awards on the Rockingham foreshore from 22- 30 October 2016.
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29 Sep 16 | Churchill Park Toilet Block Closing For One Week
The toilets at Churchill Park on the Rockingham foreshore will close for refurbishment and general maintenance on Monday 10 October 2016.
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27 Sep 16 | PhotoVoice Exhibition Now On
The increasingly popular Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice Rockingham Exhibition is on again. Entry is free and visitors can vote for their favourite image.
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23 Sep 16 | Seniors and Carers Expo
Seniors and carers will benefit from a one-stop-shop of information when the City of Rockingham hosts its Senior and Carers Expo in partnership with Care Options on Friday 7 October.
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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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19 Sep 16 | Green Waste Verge Collection - Round 1 2016/2017
Round one of the green waste verge collection for 2016/2017 will be held from October to November.
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19 Sep 16 | Secret Harbour Surf Life Saving Club Open for Business
The new and enhanced Secret Harbour Surf Life Saving Club is now officially open for business - and the timing couldn’t be better.
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16 Sep 16 | Aquatic Centre Prepares for Season Opening
The Rockingham Aquatic Centre is gearing up for its season opening next week on Monday 19 September 2016.
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14 Sep 16 | Illegal Dumping and Filling in Baldivis
The City is currently investigating several landowners in Baldivis who have filled their land without obtaining prior Development Approval from the City.
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12 Sep 16 | 2016 Sports Star Finalists Announced
The City of Rockingham is proud to announce the finalists in the 2016 Sports Star Awards.
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08 Sep 16 | Mandurah Road Closed
Last night’s storm tore the roof off the Lakeside Deli in Baldivis at about 6.30pm, leaving a large amount of debris strewn across Mandurah Road.
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02 Sep 16 | Students have an art for recycling
Local high schools students have taken recycling to artistic heights as part of their involvement in the City of Rockingham’s Up-Cycle Art Project.
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31 Oct 16 | Mobile CCTV Unit in Point Peron
The City of Rockingham has partnered with the Department of Parks and Wildlife (DPAW) to place the City of Rockingham’s portable mobile CCTV temporarily at Point Peron from 28 October.
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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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14 Oct 16 | 2016 PhotoVoice Winners
The winners of the eighth annual Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice Rockingham were announced at an awards night on Wednesday 12 October 2016.
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10 Oct 16 | Be Captivated by Castaways
The Rockingham foreshore is set to be transformed into an inspirational wonderland during the much-anticipated City of Rockingham Castaways Sculpture Awards to be held from Saturday 22 October to 2pm, Sunday 30 October 2016.
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03 Oct 16 | 2016 Sports Star Awards Winners
A cricket club, swimming club, rugby union player, swimmer, karate kid, softball player and athlete are among the winners of this year’s City of Rockingham Sports Star Awards.
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28 Nov 16 | City Awarded for Garage Sale Trail Excellence
The City of Rockingham has been recognised for its innovative approach to promoting the 2016 Garage Sale Trail with a GOOD STUFF Award for Council Excellence.
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21 Nov 16 | Rockingham Lights Up for Christmas
Join Mayor Barry Sammels as he switches on the City of Rockingham’s annual Christmas Lights Display at the Peace Pavilion, Rockingham Foreshore on Saturday 3 December.
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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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18 Nov 16 | City Supports White Ribbon Day
The City of Rockingham is joining the campaign to prevent violence against women by supporting White Ribbon Day on Friday 25 November 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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11 Nov 16 | Campaign to reduce car park theft
The City of Rockingham is working with local police this summer to reduce car park theft by raising awareness about the importance of removing valuable items from unattended vehicles.
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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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01 Nov 16 | Seed Library Now Open
The Mary Davis Library and Community Centre has launched its new seed library, much to the delight of local gardeners.
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28 Dec 16 | Happy New Year from the Mayor
As Mayor of the beautiful City of Rockingham my hopes for the coming year are simple, but important: a safe New Year’s Eve celebration for everyone at the foreshore, a safe summer on our beaches, and a safe year on our roads.
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22 Dec 16 | Christmas Window Display Competition winners
The winners of the City of Rockingham’s 2016 Christmas Window Display competition have been announced.
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16 Dec 16 | City Awarded for its Youth Focus
The City of Rockingham has been recognised for its commitment to helping young people make a difference in their local community.
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16 Dec 16 | 2016 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results
The City of Rockingham has received a positive scorecard from its customers in its annual Customer Satisfaction Survey.
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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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14 Dec 16 | City Makes a Noise About Domestic Violence
The community joined the City of Rockingham in making a noise about family and domestic violence on Saturday 10 December at Churchill Park.
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14 Dec 16 | Mayor's Christmas Message
A Christmas message from the Mayor, Barry Sammels:
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07 Dec 16 | Annual Meeting of Electors 21 December 2016
The City of Rockingham Annual Meeting of Electors will be held in the Reception Room of the Council Administration Building on Wednesday 21 December 2016 at 6pm.
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10 Feb 15 | February Landfill Promotion Weekend
Each month the landfill hosts a weekend where a selected item is free to drop off.
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29 May 15 | Changes to 2015/2016 Residential Verge Collection
To optimise service for our growing City, changes have been made to the residential verge collection service in 2015/2016.
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26 May 15 | City of Rockingham Art Award
The City of Rockingham has announced a new art award.
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11 May 15 | Castaways 2015 Sculpture Awards Winners
The City of Rockingham announced the winners of the 2015 Castaways Sculpture Awards on Saturday evening at the Gary Holland Community Centre.
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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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15 Jun 15 | Changes to 2015/2016 Barcode Tip Passes
In 2013/2014 only 15% of the available tip passes were redeemed. The state government has also increased the Landfill Levy from $28 to $55 per tonne which can potentially increase the Waste Service fee on the Rates. To minimise this increase and encourage recycling some changes to the tip pass system were required.
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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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10 Aug 15 | Garage Sale Trail is coming to the City of Rockingham
The City is bringing the national community and sustainability event to residents on 24 October 2015.
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24 Sep 15 | New Art Awards - Entries Selected
Winners of the City of Rockingham’s new Art Awards will be announced on Saturday 3 October.
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17 Sep 15 | Mayor Re-elected to Chair Coastal Councils Association
Speaking from the Sydney Annual General Meeting this morning, City of Rockingham Mayor, Barry Sammels announced that he was re-elected to Chair the Australian Coastal Councils Association Executive Board:
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17 Sep 15 | PhotoVoice Finalists Announced
The Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice Rockingham Exhibition is on again. Featuring 102 images and captions, which illustrate how people look after their mental health.
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10 Sep 15 | Green Waste Verge Collection Round 1 2015/2016
The first round of residential green waste verge collection for 2015/2016 is from October to November 2015.
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09 Sep 15 | Registrations Now Open Festival of New Talent 2015
Applications are now open for the Act Belong Commit Festival of New Talent!
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09 Sep 15 | City Welcomes New Regional Racing Facility Recommendation
City of Rockingham Mayor, Barry Sammels has welcomed the findings of a GHD report into the reconfiguration of Perth’s racing facilities, which found in favour of a decentralised approach featuring the relocation of Perth’s racing hub at Belmont to the Lark Hill Sporting Complex in Secret Harbour:
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29 Oct 15 | Notice of Special Council Meeting
Special Council Meeting to be held on Tuesday 10 November 2015 at 4pm on the City of Rockingham Administration Centre Boardroom.
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21 Oct 15 | New Deputy Mayor
At the Special Council Meeting held on 19 October 2015 the City of Rockingham’s new and re-elected Councillors were sworn in.
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19 Oct 15 | Local Government Election Results 2015
A record 22 candidates competed for six vacancies in this year’s Local Government Election, with results announced late Saturday night.
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15 Oct 15 | PhotoVoice Winners 2015
This year there were 27 winners announced across thirteen different categories in the Act-Belong-Commit PhotoVoice amateur photography and film exhibition and competition.
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12 Oct 15 | Collective Penguins Record Attempt
A total of 506 individuals ranging from young children to seniors caught the ferry over to Penguin Island on Saturday 10 October, for the City of Rockingham’s first Guinness World Records attempt.
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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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09 Oct 15 | Sports Star Award Winners 2015
Winners of the 2015 Sports Star Awards were announced last night at an awards ceremony at the Gary Holland Community Centre, Kent Street, Rockingham.
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02 Oct 15 | Penguin Outburst is All Systems Go!
Five hundred human-size penguins are scheduled to converge on the City or Rockingham’s own Penguin Island on Saturday 10 October for a record breaking island gathering.
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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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27 Nov 15 | City to Make Submission on Western Trade Coast Protection Area
At its ordinary meeting held on Tuesday 24 November, the City of Rockingham Council, resolved to lodge a submission with the Department of State Development on the proposed ‘Planning and Development Legislation Amendment Planning (Western Trade Coast Protection Area) Bill 2015’.
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26 Nov 15 | Remember to Park Safely
City of Rockingham Mayor, Barry Sammels is asking residents to ensure their vehicles are parked safely, sensibly and in line with the City’s Parking and Parking Facilities Local Laws 2004:
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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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20 Nov 15 | Short Fiction Competition Winners Announced
Winners of the 2015 City of Rockingham Short Fiction Awards were announced last week with almost 100 entries submitted this year under the categories of Open, Young Writers and Over 50’s, from states throughout Australia as well as the USA.
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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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12 Nov 15 | New Features for Mapping Tool Open up Information for Community
The City of Rockingham has increased the interactive functionality of its online mapping tool. Users can now access expanded information with greater detail including:
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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 Acknowledged for Planning Excellence
The City of Rockingham was recognised on Friday 6 November at the 2015 Planning Institute of Australia Awards for Excellence, taking out the award for Improving Planning Processes and Practices and receiving a commendation under the Hard Won Victory Category for its work in addressing the negative impacts and inconsistent applications of R-Code variations.
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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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11 Dec 15 | Customer Satisfaction Survey Prize Winners
The City of Rockingham would like to thank everyone who provided feedback for this year’s Customer Satisfaction Survey. The survey was mailed to approximately 8,000 households and the City received about 1480 completed surveys, or a 19% return rate.
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04 Dec 15 | Summer Series 2015/2016
The Summer Series 2015/2016 offers locals a collection of free, family friendly, fun events and festivals to make the most of the warm weather. Running until April 2016 the Summer Series aims to get people out into the local parks and foreshore areas in an alcohol free, family friendly atmosphere.
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