Originally published in Cockburn Soundings – April 2019
Did you know there is buried treasure in Hamilton Hill or that Cockburn’s first soccer team was formed in Jandakot in 1914? Ever wondered how market gardeners got all their planting done while the men were away at war?
Our very own City of Cockburn has numerous events tailored to local families, seniors, youth and businesses. Many of the events are educationally-focussed or promote environmental and sustainable practices. For more information please visit the Events and Workshops section of the city’s website for more information.
Nearly $200,000 has been allocated to 33 community groups, organisations and individuals in the first round of the 2018-19 Cockburn Community Fund – the City of Cockburn’s Grants, Donation and Sponsorship program. Read More
Cockburn’s first purpose-built hockey facility will open to the public in mid-2019 with an elite synthetic turf playing surface lit by 300 lux LED flood lighting, only the third in Australia to boast the superior energy-saving lighting technology. Read More
Originally published in Cockburn Surroundings – August 2018
Each year, through the Cockburn Community Fund, the City distributes more than $1m in financial support to local individuals, community groups and organisations for a wide range of activities and events.
Originally published in Cockburn Soundings – August 2018
The annual Community Scorecard survey provides an insight into how the community perceives services in the City of Cockburn. The City uses these results together with other information to evaluate and adjust its priorities and programs. An independent consultant conducted the survey using a random representative sample of residents across all of the suburbs of Cockburn.
Bartram Mews’ nearby recreation and aquatic centre, Cockburn ARC, is unlike anything else in Perth. They have once again been recognised in a national award, winning the Overall Innovations accolade at the 2018 Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards. Read More