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The City is committed to working with you to understand and use your views, concerns, aspirations and knowledge, to guide sustainable outcomes in our decision-making processes to strengthen community cohesion, city amenity and the quality of life for the City of Nedlands community.

Our online community engagement hub, Your Voice Nedlands provides you and the community with the opportunity to offer genuine input into a broad range of projects, activities and decisions of Council. The hub also gives us an avenue to communicate decisions and activities.

The document library contains our community engagement policy along with key planning documents which provides a focus for the City and community. These documents take into account the community’s aspirations and deliver the best results possible with the available resources.

The Strategic Community Plan expresses the community’s vision and priorities for the future and shows how the Council and community intend to make progress over a ten year period. Detailed implementation for the next four years is covered in the Corporate Business Plan.

The annual budget relate to the respective year of the Corporate Business Plan, with any necessary adjustments made through the annual budget process.

Please read through the document library and FAQ's, and if you can't find what your looking for, then please contact us.


The City is committed to working with you to understand and use your views, concerns, aspirations and knowledge, to guide sustainable outcomes in our decision-making processes to strengthen community cohesion, city amenity and the quality of life for the City of Nedlands community.

Our online community engagement hub, Your Voice Nedlands provides you and the community with the opportunity to offer genuine input into a broad range of projects, activities and decisions of Council. The hub also gives us an avenue to communicate decisions and activities.

The document library contains our community engagement policy along with key planning documents which provides a focus for the City and community. These documents take into account the community’s aspirations and deliver the best results possible with the available resources.

The Strategic Community Plan expresses the community’s vision and priorities for the future and shows how the Council and community intend to make progress over a ten year period. Detailed implementation for the next four years is covered in the Corporate Business Plan.

The annual budget relate to the respective year of the Corporate Business Plan, with any necessary adjustments made through the annual budget process.

Please read through the document library and FAQ's, and if you can't find what your looking for, then please contact us.

  • Swanbourne Oval rehabilitation

    5 days ago
    Bomag compactor 36 tonne dec 16

    Work is progressing steadily with the rehabilitation of Swanbourne Oval to with a number of factors relating to the project requiring a staged approach. However it is anticipated that work will be completed by October.

    The leveling of the oval will commence soon together with the installation of the irrigation system, cricket wicket, parks furniture and the establishment of the new grass surface. The car park and pathways are currently undergoing design review. Once this has been completed major components of the rehabilitation works will re-commence.

    Work is progressing steadily with the rehabilitation of Swanbourne Oval to with a number of factors relating to the project requiring a staged approach. However it is anticipated that work will be completed by October.

    The leveling of the oval will commence soon together with the installation of the irrigation system, cricket wicket, parks furniture and the establishment of the new grass surface. The car park and pathways are currently undergoing design review. Once this has been completed major components of the rehabilitation works will re-commence.

  • Broadway Foreshore Car park: Road resurfacing and associated works

    5 days ago
    Bitumen sealing

    The road resurfacing works on the Broadway Foreshore have been delayed due to weather conditions. Works are now expected to be completed by 24 June.

    Works will continue to be undertaked during weekdays between 7am and 5pm and the City of Nedlands parking bays will not be available.

    Traffic Controllers will be on site directing traffic to available parking on the City of Perth side of the car park.

    For operational enquiries, please contact the City's Contractor, Civcon (Site Supervisor Chris Bredice) on 0477 169 409. For all other enquiries please contact the City’s Project Manager Paul Beasley on 9273...

    The road resurfacing works on the Broadway Foreshore have been delayed due to weather conditions. Works are now expected to be completed by 24 June.

    Works will continue to be undertaked during weekdays between 7am and 5pm and the City of Nedlands parking bays will not be available.

    Traffic Controllers will be on site directing traffic to available parking on the City of Perth side of the car park.

    For operational enquiries, please contact the City's Contractor, Civcon (Site Supervisor Chris Bredice) on 0477 169 409. For all other enquiries please contact the City’s Project Manager Paul Beasley on 9273 3500.

    Thank you for your patience while this project is being undertaken.
    Updates to the project will be provided on this engagement page.

  • School Holiday - Minor Works

    6 days ago
    Footpath works

    The City together with contractors will be undertaking a range of minor works during the July school holidays (8-19 July) as follows:

    • Bus stops near John XXIII College (SN19482 and SN19479) are being upgraded to include disability access and installation of a new shelter.
    • Remediation to the footpath and kerb area on the western side of Montgomery Avenue from Alfred Road to the carpark at Mt Claremont.
    • All drainage pits along the City’s distributor roads will be cleaned.

    This period of time has been chosen to reduce the impact on the nearby school communities.

    ...

    The City together with contractors will be undertaking a range of minor works during the July school holidays (8-19 July) as follows:

    • Bus stops near John XXIII College (SN19482 and SN19479) are being upgraded to include disability access and installation of a new shelter.
    • Remediation to the footpath and kerb area on the western side of Montgomery Avenue from Alfred Road to the carpark at Mt Claremont.
    • All drainage pits along the City’s distributor roads will be cleaned.

    This period of time has been chosen to reduce the impact on the nearby school communities.


  • Charles Court Reserve - Upgrade of Rugby and Fitness Equipment

    6 days ago
    New cycle seat

    The City is currently upgrading the rugby goals and fitness equipment at Charles Court Reserve. The new rugby goals are almost completed and will be ready for the new season.

    The fitness equipment is scheduled to be upgraded in late August, early September 2019. This will include four pieces of equipment, replacement of soft- fall, new edging and instruction signage.


    Signage will be in place soon to advise the commencement of fitness equipment upgrades.

    Thank you for your patience during this time.

    The City is currently upgrading the rugby goals and fitness equipment at Charles Court Reserve. The new rugby goals are almost completed and will be ready for the new season.

    The fitness equipment is scheduled to be upgraded in late August, early September 2019. This will include four pieces of equipment, replacement of soft- fall, new edging and instruction signage.


    Signage will be in place soon to advise the commencement of fitness equipment upgrades.

    Thank you for your patience during this time.

  • Rose Pruning Demonstration

    8 days ago
    Banner rose

    On Tuesday 2 July 2019, The Rose Society of WA will be providing a public rose pruning demonstration at the Peace Memorial Rose Garden in Nedlands.

    Between 10am-12pm, a group of the Society’s experienced pruners will be on hand to demonstrate pruning techniques, respond to questions and provide advice. For more information, please contact Daniel Lewis (Parks Coordinator – Landscapes) on 9273 3500.

    On Tuesday 2 July 2019, The Rose Society of WA will be providing a public rose pruning demonstration at the Peace Memorial Rose Garden in Nedlands.

    Between 10am-12pm, a group of the Society’s experienced pruners will be on hand to demonstrate pruning techniques, respond to questions and provide advice. For more information, please contact Daniel Lewis (Parks Coordinator – Landscapes) on 9273 3500.

  • Swanbourne Dunes - Coastwest Grant - update

    12 days ago
    Josh spires 732474 unsplash

    The site preparation for the coastal restoration along the primary dunes in Swanbourne has been progressing well. Brushing works have commenced and weed control is ongoing. The site is currently being planted with local provenance seedlings which is due to be complete by mid-June.

    This project is in partnership with the Swanbourne Coastal Alliance and the Western Australian Planning Commission’s Coastwest Program, and will assist the City to reduce erosion, control environmental weeds as well as increase habitat and improve ecological corridors.

    For queries, please contact the City's Environmental Conservation Coordinator on (08) 9273 3500. Further updates on this project...

    The site preparation for the coastal restoration along the primary dunes in Swanbourne has been progressing well. Brushing works have commenced and weed control is ongoing. The site is currently being planted with local provenance seedlings which is due to be complete by mid-June.

    This project is in partnership with the Swanbourne Coastal Alliance and the Western Australian Planning Commission’s Coastwest Program, and will assist the City to reduce erosion, control environmental weeds as well as increase habitat and improve ecological corridors.

    For queries, please contact the City's Environmental Conservation Coordinator on (08) 9273 3500. Further updates on this project will be posted on this page.


  • Point Resolution Reserve - River foreshore restoration

    12 days ago
    New brush walling 7.6.19

    The city is progressing well with the brush walling installed in April and weed control ongoing. The site is on track to be planted with local provenance dryland seedlings later in June and wetland seedlings in July.

    The brush walling is being installed in preparation for fringing foreshore revegetation works that are scheduled during the winter months.

    This project involves:

    • Stabilising and protecting existing vegetation
    • Removing invasive weeds
    • Revegetating degraded areas in order to increase biodiversity, improve habitat and protect the foreshore from tidal and storm surges.

    For queries, please contact the City's Environmental Conservation Coordinator, Vicki Shannon on or...

    The city is progressing well with the brush walling installed in April and weed control ongoing. The site is on track to be planted with local provenance dryland seedlings later in June and wetland seedlings in July.

    The brush walling is being installed in preparation for fringing foreshore revegetation works that are scheduled during the winter months.

    This project involves:

    • Stabilising and protecting existing vegetation
    • Removing invasive weeds
    • Revegetating degraded areas in order to increase biodiversity, improve habitat and protect the foreshore from tidal and storm surges.

    For queries, please contact the City's Environmental Conservation Coordinator, Vicki Shannon on or email vshannon@nedlands.wa.gov.au or (08) 9273 3500. Further updates will be posted on this page.
  • Hollywood Reserve - Upgrade of Footpaths - Update

    12 days ago
    New pathway hollywood 7.6.19

    The City has now completed path upgrades in the northern section of Hollywood Reserve on Friday 17 May.

    Park benches and picnic tables along the new pathways will be upgraded with concrete slabs in the coming months to assist the City meet its disability access requirements.

    Updates on the project will be provided as the project progresses.

    For further information, please contact Vicki Shannon, the City’s Environmental Conservation Coordinator on (08) 9273 3500, or email vshannon@nedlands.wa.gov.au


    The City has now completed path upgrades in the northern section of Hollywood Reserve on Friday 17 May.

    Park benches and picnic tables along the new pathways will be upgraded with concrete slabs in the coming months to assist the City meet its disability access requirements.

    Updates on the project will be provided as the project progresses.

    For further information, please contact Vicki Shannon, the City’s Environmental Conservation Coordinator on (08) 9273 3500, or email vshannon@nedlands.wa.gov.au


  • East Hollywood Precinct - Parking review

    13 days ago
    Council meeting

    The council had its meeting on Tuesday 11 June 2019. Council approved verge parking on Verdun Street to permit holders only with all other existing prohibitions to remain unchanged.

    To view the report, please visit the city's website (TS11.19)

    Minutes are also available on the city's website (TS11.19 PG 19 of PDF)

    The report follows the completion of a review of parking prohibitions in the Hollywood Precinct area which comprised of measuring the parking occupancy level, taking into account the high demand for parking in the area from the hospitals.

    Residents can apply for parking permits if required. Eligibility conditions...

    The council had its meeting on Tuesday 11 June 2019. Council approved verge parking on Verdun Street to permit holders only with all other existing prohibitions to remain unchanged.

    To view the report, please visit the city's website (TS11.19)

    Minutes are also available on the city's website (TS11.19 PG 19 of PDF)

    The report follows the completion of a review of parking prohibitions in the Hollywood Precinct area which comprised of measuring the parking occupancy level, taking into account the high demand for parking in the area from the hospitals.

    Residents can apply for parking permits if required. Eligibility conditions apply. To find out more, please visit the City's website or by calling the City on (08) 9273 3500.

  • Kirwan and Whitfeld Streets Floreat - Proposal to change parking restrictions - Report prepared for Council consideration

    13 days ago
    Decision pending

    The City is proposing to make changes to parking on Kirwan Street and Whitfeld Street in response to complaints and concerns received in relation to parked vehicles creating bottlenecks and safety issues.

    The streets are currently zoned unrestricted on Whitfeld Street and no-parking on Saturdays, from April to September on Kirwan Street. Administration is recommending to the Council to:

    • Approve the installation of 3-hour parking prohibitions on the north side of Kirwan Street and Whitfeld Street between Birkdale Street and Selby Street; and
    • Approve No parking prohibitions on the south side of Kirwan Street and Whitfeld Street between...

    The City is proposing to make changes to parking on Kirwan Street and Whitfeld Street in response to complaints and concerns received in relation to parked vehicles creating bottlenecks and safety issues.

    The streets are currently zoned unrestricted on Whitfeld Street and no-parking on Saturdays, from April to September on Kirwan Street. Administration is recommending to the Council to:

    • Approve the installation of 3-hour parking prohibitions on the north side of Kirwan Street and Whitfeld Street between Birkdale Street and Selby Street; and
    • Approve No parking prohibitions on the south side of Kirwan Street and Whitfeld Street between Birkdale Street and Selby Street.

    To read the report, please visit the City's website, Council, Agendas and Minutes page (2019 - TS Reports - June 2019.

    If you wish to attend the Council Committee and make a representation, please read the conditions and complete form as provided on the City's website, under Agendas, Minutes and Reports.