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

This page is regularly updated with news such as infrastructure, closures and events.

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

This page is regularly updated with news such as infrastructure, closures and events.

  • Point Resolution Reserve - Greenway update

    CLOSED: This project has been completed.
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    The has completed the final stage of a project to expand the existing greenway corridor in the top section of Point Resolution Reserve in accordance with the Point Resolution Master Plan.

    Approximately 7,000 water-wise, locally occurring native shrubs and groundcovers were planted following the installation of fencing and the laying of certified mulch.

    Ongoing maintenance and weed control will continue in the coming months.

  • Swanbourne Dunes - Coastwest Grant - Planting is complete

    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.
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    The project was completed with 6,000 coastal seedlings (including tree guards) being planted on the Coastwest project site. Ongoing weed management is also scheduled to continue through Spring and early summer.

    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.

  • Railway Reserve Greenway - Final stage of greenway corridor extension from Karrakatta to Claremont-Nedlands boundary

    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.
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    The City has completed the final stage of a project to expand this existing greenway corridor in the top section of Point Resolution Reserve in accordance with the Point Resolution Masterplan.

    Approximately 7,000 water-wise, locally occurring native shrubs and groundcovers were installed following the installation of fencing and spreading of certified mulch. Ongoing maintenance and weed control will continue in the coming months.

    For queries, please contact the City's Environmental Conservation department on (08) 9273 3500 or email kokamitsu@nedlands.wa.gov.au. Further updates will be posted on this page.


  • Charles Court Reserve - Upgrade of Fitness Equipment

    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.
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    The City is currently upgrading fitness equipment at Charles Court Reserve.

    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 to advise the commencement of fitness equipment upgrades.

    Thank you for your patience during this time.

  • Swanbourne Beach Oval - Rehabilitation Works

    CLOSED: This discussion has concluded.
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    Swanbourne Beach Oval will be closing from Monday, 11 March 2019, for a period of up to four months to undertake improvements to the oval's surface and surrounds.

    Works will be undertaken weekdays, between the hours of 7am and 5pm.

    The site will be secured with temporary fencing to ensure a safe work site and area for people moving around the site. There will be some minor and temporary inconvenience at times to footpaths and local traffic in and around the site during the works. In addition, due to the nature of the works, trucks will be accessing the site at various intervals with materials. The access route will be from the West Coast Highway/North Street/Marine Parade.

    The rehabilitation works will include:

    • Levelling the oval surface with a compactor
    • Installing a new irrigation system
    • Constructing a new cricket wicket
    • Establishing new turf
    • Installing new park furniture
    • Reverting areas of existing turf to eco-zones (bush revegetation)


    These works are being carried out in accordance with the approved Allen Park Master Plan endorsed by Council at its meeting on 19 December 2017.

    For queries, please contact the City's Project Supervisor, Mr Craig New on 9273 3500 or at council@nedlands.wa.gov.au. Further updates in relation to this project will be posted on this page.

  • School Holiday - Minor Works

    CLOSED: This discussion has been updated.
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    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.

  • Water Corporation - Metro Water Main Renewals - Verdun and Burwood Streets - Completed

    CLOSED: This project has been completed.
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    The Water Corporation undertook the renewal of the water main in Verdun and Burwood Streets, Nedlands throughout May and June 2019.

    Works were as follows:

    • A new 430m of DN100 new water main installed along the north/west side of Verdun/Burwood, and switching the service connections from the old main to the new one.
    • New water mains installed by open-trenching.
    • Reinstatement and restoration of these areas.

    The project is now complete, and we thank you for your patience.

  • Railway Reserve Greenway - Project Completed

    CLOSED: This discussion has been updated.
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    The City recently completed another project to create a green corridor along Nedlands section of the rail reserve. This project revegetated parts of the grass verge areas on the western side and eastern side of the railway line.

    Following the removal of grass weeds and limestone rubble in May, certified mulch and 5700 seedlings were planted in June.

    All planted species of native trees, shrubs and ground covers are waterwise, are of local provenance and naturally occurring in the region.

    We thank you for your patience during this time.

  • Swanbourne Dunes - Coastwest Grant - Planting

    CLOSED: This discussion has been updated.
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    The site preparation for the coastal restoration along the primary dunes in Swanbourne has been progressing well. The project is moving towards completion with 6000 coastal seedlings planted including tree guards. Ongoing weed management is also scheduled to continue through spring and early summer.

    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.

  • Kirwan and Whitfeld Streets Floreat - Proposal to change parking restrictions - Clarification

    CLOSED: This project has concluded.
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    The City has become aware that the parking prohibitions as stated in the report and letter sent to residents is causing some confusion in relation to parking on the south side of Kirwan and Whitfeld Streets.

    The City will be placing a "No Parking" sign on the south side of Kirwan Street and Whitfeld Street between Birkdale and Selby Street to prohibit parking in this area.

    Council at is meeting on Tuesday, 25 June approved:

    • 3-hour parking prohibitions on the north side of Kirwan Street and Whitfeld Street, between Birkdale Street and Selby Street; and
    • 'No parking' prohibitions on the south side of Kirwan Street and Whitfeld Street between Birkdale Street and Selby Street.
    Permits are available for residents and their visitors wishing to park beyond the proposed 3 hour restriction. To apply for a permit, please refer to the guide and application form on the City’s website.

    Please organise a parking permit by Friday, 26 July 2019, as after this time the new parking restrictions will be implemented.

    If you have any queries in relation to parking permit applications please contact Ranger Services on (08) 9273 3500.

    Please visit the City's website (Your Council/Minutes-agendas) to view the report (TS12.19) presented to Council.


Page last updated: 17 August 2020, 14:52