December
23 Dec 2016 Are you eligible for an nbn network grant?
Almost 30,000 premises in the City of Armadale will switch over to National Broadband Network (nbn™) in early 2017.
23 Dec 2016 Justice Precinct a reality for Armadale
The City of Armadale has warmly welcomed Premier Colin Barnett’s recent announcement of the State Government’s commitment of $86 million to build a stateof-the-art justice complex, in the City of Armadale.
16 Dec 2016 New Year – New You!
The New Year is a great time to make a new start.
16 Dec 2016 Seeking sporting clubs to call new Harrisdale Pavilion home
The $8 million Harrisdale Pavilion and Playing Field is complete, and the City of Armadale is now seeking sporting clubs to make best use of the new shared facility.
16 Dec 2016 Review of wards and representation open for comment
The City of Armadale is conducting a Review of its ward representation in line with guidelines issued by the Local Government Advisory Board, and invites public comment on the Review.
15 Dec 2016 Reduce waste and recycle this Christmas
The City of Armadale is encouraging residents to minimise waste this Christmas and utilise the Drop-n-Shop Reuse Centre, based at the Hopkinson Road Landfill and Recycling Centre.
13 Dec 2016 In the Home: exhibition at History House Museum
The City of Armadale’s History House Museum’s latest exhibition, In the Home, is currently on display.
12 Dec 2016 Heroes and Villains: Summer fun at the library
Lego at the Library, Pokémon for Kids, Face Off, Captain Sneer the Buccaneer, Super Craft, Book Cubby
7 Dec 2016 Library fun activities to keep the kids busy!
Colouring in Competition - Captain Sneer the Buccaneer and Summer Reading Club.
9 Dec 2016 Paying your rates by direct debit?
Ratepayers on the City’s A Smarter Way to Pay direct debit payment system are reminded of the payment processing dates over the Christmas/New Year period.
6 Dec 2016 Little Libraries bring reading and goodwill to the community
The Armadale community is joining the worldwide Little Free Libraries movement to promote reading, boost community literacy levels and bring neighbours together.
6 Dec 2016 Celebrating community volunteers
The City of Armadale is celebrating our community’s exceptional volunteers during the festive season with a photo exhibition at the Armadale Library, from 8 December to 22 December.
6 Dec 2016 Summer Sessions – Games afternoon
Board and card games are played throughout the world by people from different cultures and backgrounds, and there are many varieties – far too many to list.
5 Dec 2016 Nature Pixie’s Bush Christmas
Celebrate Christmas at the library with your little one. Join the Nature Pixie and help her find the Bush Babies who are lost and desperately need to get home for Christmas morning.
November
28 Nov 2016 The Dale is back with Xmas cheer!
There’s lots happening in the Armadale City Centre this Christmas. Drop by for your chance to win a great Christmas present!
23 Nov 2016 Magic and merriment at Carols by Candlelight
Christmas cheer will bring smiles to children and families as the City of Armadale hosts the annual Carols by Candlelight and Christmas Parade on Friday 2 December.
17 Nov 2016 Window Dress to Impress this Christmas
The City of Armadale is encouraging retailers throughout the Armadale CBD to share in the festive spirit and participate in the Christmas Window Dress to Impress competition.
15 Nov 2016 City of Armadale Christmas business hours
The City of Armadale’s Administration Centre will be closed from noon on Friday, 23 December, reopening on Tuesday 3 January at 8.15am.
16 Nov 2016 Changes to Roleystone Green Waste Facility
The City of Armadale has reviewed its Waste Services and trends in the utilisation of the services offered, including the Roleystone Green Waste Site.
14 Nov 2016 Input sought on future of Seville Grove facilities
The City of Armadale is inviting local users of the Seville Grove Library and the Champion Centre to share their ideas on the future use of the important community facilities.
11 Nov 2016 Don the gloves and Fight the Bite against mosquitoes
With the start of warmer weather comes the increase in mosquito activity, and City residents are being urged to take extra precautions against the risk of mosquito-borne disease.
2 Nov 2016 City centre’s family friendly focus this festive season
Armadale shoppers will see new, friendly faces in Jull Street this summer with the City of Armadale introducing Community Liaison Officers who will be acting to ensure the City’s main shopping precinct remains a vibrant and welcoming place for families during the festive shopping period.
1 Nov 2016 Hawker’s Markets a feast for the senses
The City of Armadale’s Hawker’s Markets series is on again and for those who love delectable food, vibrant live music and something a little out of the ordinary, then this event is for you.
October
26 Oct 2016 Lunch time vibes at Music in the Mall
The City of Armadale is launching a new series of Music in the Mall in November, bringing Jull Street Mall alive during the Friday lunch session.
24 Oct 2016 Market season opener brings local flavour to the mall
The Twilight Markets once again starts in the City of Armadale this Friday with Jull Street Mall transforming into a vibrant and bustling marketplace packed with homemade goods, and creative, unique wares.
21 Oct 2016 News in Brief – Senior’s Week celebrations in the City of Armadale
Lego and Colouring.
21 Oct 2016 Positive Ageing Sessions – engaging older members of our community
An introduction to Family History Research, Cyber Seniors Documentary and Strengthen Your Legs Seminar and Open Day.
19 Oct 2016 News in Brief – Library events coming up!
A Chat with Rachael Johns, Aim to Entertain, Fiona McIntosh and The Chocolate Tin, Editing a Novel with Dr Ken Spillman and Advanced Photography Workshop.
18 Oct 2016 Are you Bushfire Ready?
The City of Armadale is encouraging residents to be proactive and reduce fuel loads now, to make their properties bushfire safe ahead of this summer.
17 Oct 2016 Celebrate Children’s Week together
Annual Children’s Week celebrations are coming to the City of Armadale, with plenty of activities to keep the little ones active and smiling.
14 Oct 2016 Has your pooch got talent?
The City of Armadale Annual Dogs’ Day Out at Rushton Park on Sunday 23 October is a celebration of all things canine.
10 Oct 2016 Seniors Festival celebrations throughout November
The City of Armadale has planned a calendar of events as part of the Positive Ageing Seniors Festival for 2016.
7 Oct 2016 Write along the Highway – National Novel Writing Month
It is that time of year again – the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWRiMo) is back.
6 Oct 2016 News in Brief - Technology Buddies
Students from Dale Christian School and Kelmscott Senior High School will be available to assist you with any technology issues you may be facing.
5 Oct 2016 What's on in the library - Alphabeticus & Boogie Babes
Alphabeticus – making the alphabet fun for kids and Boogie Babes – Better Beginnings Parent workshop.
5 Oct 2016 Nominations open for Citizen of the Year Awards
Do you know someone, or a group, who deserves recognition for their outstanding contribution to their local community?
3 Oct 2016 Learning English through Storytime
Following the success of the pilot program earlier this year the City of Armadale will host the second Learning English through Storytime Program, commencing in October at the Kelmscott Library.
September
30 Sep 2016 Positive Ageing Sessions - engaging older members of our community
Landcare in the Upper Canning River Catchment, Dental and Denture Care, Mindfulness – Open workshop, Let’s Get Crafty – Card Making and Stamping and The physical and emotional roller coaster of menopause.
30 Sep 2016 Community Safety Day at Piara Waters
Meet local police and fire services at a free Community Safety Day at Piara Waters Oval on Sunday, 9 October.
28 Sep 2016 Having fun, naturally
Nature is the best playground, and to celebrate the importance of outdoor play, the City of Armadale is teaming up with Educated by Nature to host a free Play Out in Nature event during the October school holidays.
23 Sep 2016 News in Brief - School Holiday Fun at the libraries
Recycled Art, Lego at the Library, Book Cubby and PJ Storytime.
27 Sep 2016 Count the birds during October
The City of Armadale is encouraging residents to join in a survey and assist with the Aussie Backyard Bird Count, as part of National Bird Week.
22 Sep 2016 Local Planning Strategy and Scheme Review Report endorsed
The Western Australian Planning Commission has endorsed the City of Armadale’s Local Planning Strategy (LPS) and Scheme Review Report, which outlines strategic directions to guide the significant growth and development forecast for the district over the next ten years.
20 Sep 2016 Fauna research project kicks off
A program that uses Fauna Research to guide management of the City of Armadale’s Bushland Reserves was endorsed by Council at its meeting last week.
14 Sep 2016 Multi-Sport Day a City first for young people
The City of Armadale has joined forces with WA’s premier sporting and community organisations to host the inaugural Armadale Nightfields Multi-Sport Day during the October school holidays.
16 Sep 2016 Community cooperation key to innovation award
A consortium of youth organisations working together to achieve the best possible outcomes for Armadale’s most at-risk young people has won the Innovation Award at the 2016 Local Government Managers Association WA Community Development Awards.
15 Sep 2016 Free Skateboarding WA Clinics in Armadale
The City of Armadale is hosting a series of skate clinics in 2016 across several of its high caliber skate facilities. One of these skate clinics will take place during the September and October school holidays at the Forrestdale Skatepark.
14 Sep 2016 Urban Art continues to give the community a fresh look
Cross Park skate park in Roleystone is set to benefit from a splash of creative colour when the third Armadale Paint Jam rolls out on Sunday 2 October.
12 Sep 2016 Armadale prepares to switch on NBN
The wait is over for many City of Armadale residents as the National Broadband Network (nbn) is expected to go live in 9,200 homes in early November, 2016.
9 Sep 2016 Roleystone Men’s Shed gets the green light
Roleystone residents are one step closer to a Community Hub after Council granted planning approval for a proposal Men’s Shed at Cross Park.
6 Sep 2016 News in Brief – What’s happening in the library?
Meet the Author:Graeme Simsion: Best Selling Australian Author, Rhyme Time Training for Early Years Workers, Story Time Training for Early Years Workers
5 Sep 2016 Winners of the Armadale Young Writers’ Awards 2016
The presentation ceremony for the winners of the Armadale Young Writers’ Awards for 2016 was held at the City of Armadale’s Administration Building, on Friday 2 September.
5 Sep 2016 Armadale Arena fun family open day
The Armadale Arena community recreation centre is holding a Community Open Day to showcase health, fitness, sports and recreation options available at the centre.
1 Sep 2016 Armadale Aquatic Centre upgrades to proceed in 2017
The Federal Coalition Government has made good on its pre-election promise to contribute to the Armadale Aquatic Centre upgrade, this week confirming a $10 million grant towards the project. Delivered through the Community Development Grants (CDG) program, the funding could see work on the $26 million heated indoor pool facility start as early as July 2017. Armadale Mayor Henry Zelones OAM JP said he was delighted to announce that construction on the centre would now proceed next year.
August
30 Aug 2016 News in Brief – Positive Ageing session, library events and more!
Positive Ageing Sessions – engaging older members of our community, Wow! It’s Italian – pasta demonstration and talk, Advanced photography workshop, Claire Boston - bestselling local author, The Corruption and Crime Commission and Stress Free Dressing: How to mix and match with confidence.
8 Aug 2016 Community Grants open for 2016/17
The first round of the City of Armadale’s Community Grants Program for the new financial year will open on 1 September, 2016.
25 Aug 2016 City to launch Jull Street security trial
The City of Armadale will introduce a three-month security services trial in the Jull Street Mall to address concerns of anti-social behaviour and its impact on trade and public safety in the City centre.
23 Aug 2016 An inspirational journey among local art studios
Forty local artists are opening their studios to the public, inviting all to a fascinating world of creative discovery on the second annual Armadale Hills Open Studio Arts Trail.
12 Aug 2016 Grab your kilts – the Perth Kilt Run is Back!
Registrations are now open for the City of Armadale’s annual Perth Kilt Run 2016.
11 Aug 2016 Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan open for comment
City of Armadale residents are being invited to provide their feedback on a new five-year Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan (DAIP).
8 Aug 2016 Armadale war memorial’s genesis forged 100 years ago
Friday 12 August, marks 100 years since the first foundation stone was laid at the City of Armadale war memorial, one of the earliest built in Western Australia to honour soldiers who fought in World War One.
5 Aug 2016 Students step Outside the Frame for art awards
Twenty high schools will showcase their students’ talent in Armadale through Outside the Frame, one of Perth’s most thought provoking art exhibitions for emerging artists.
5 Aug 2016 Acts aglow at free youth music event
The City of Armadale invites young people aged 13 to 17 to book their free tickets for FRAMED aglow! the City’s not to be missed youth music event.
4 Aug 2016 Census participation will ensure accurate snapshot of City
On the eve of the 2016 Census of Population and Housing, the City of Armadale is reminding residents of their obligation to participate in the nationwide survey – ensuring a true representation of the City and its people.
1 Aug 2016 News in Brief – Business workshops, library events and more!
Business Plans Sundowner, Herbs for health, wellbeing and tea!, Bottle your memories and Blogging for beginners.
July
28 Jul 2016 Spring into Armadale Festival is back!
The City of Armadale’s highly successful Spring into Armadale Festival is back for 2016, with a vibrant and diverse calendar of events running from 1 August to 31 October.
26 Jul 2016 Young people get Framed aglow!
The City of Armadale is calling on young bands to play at Framed aglow! the City’s not to be missed free youth music event.
26 Jul 2016 Celebrate Children’s Book Week in Armadale
Children’s Book Week is in its 70th year and the City of Armadale is joining the celebrations with an interactive storytelling session featuring Kylie Howarth, author and illustrator of children’s picture books Fish Jam and Chip.
20 Jul 2016 Be green and register for e-Rates
The City of Armadale is encouraging ratepayers to register to receive their rates notice via email. It's efficient, convenient and better for the environment.
19 Jul 2016 Student pens a ripper of a read
At age 10, Piara Waters Primary School student Yoshna Naidoo has become one of the City of Armadale’s youngest published authors - penning a new children’s book printed and distributed by the City.
14 Jul 2016 Annual Budget adopted
Following months of close examination of the City’s finances, the 2016/17 Annual Budget for the City of Armadale was adopted on 11 July, 2016.
13 Jul 2016 Armadale community invited to rate City services
City of Armadale residents are being invited to rate local services and facilities in the 2016 Community Scorecard.
12 Jul 2016 Business investment focus assists in reducing local unemployment
The City of Armadale’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.5 per cent during the March 2016 quarter, its lowest since 2014 and a positive sign that the local economy continues to do well despite Western Australia’s downturn.
7 Jul 2016 Community groups receive grants
The City of Armadale has awarded $7,976 in round two of the 2015/16 Community Grants Program.
6 Jul 2016 News in Brief
Technology Buddies open afternoons – two sessions, Making the Right Call, Positive Ageing Session - First Aid Demonstration for seniors, De-clutter your life, Independent Self-Publishing, Wasteless Pantry
5 Jul 2016 Learning English through storytime (LETS)
The City of Armadale’s Armadale Library is participating in the Learning English Through Storytime (LETS) Program.
1 Jul 2016 Armadale in high demand as population edges closer to 100k
Despite a slowdown in Western Australia’s population growth, the City of Armadale is still recording substantial growth, with recent figures estimating the current City population at 87,437 (1 July 2016).
June
28 Jun 2016 Call for artists to design public art installation
Expressions of interest are sought for artists to deliver an engaging public art project in the heart of the Armadale Town Centre, Jull Street Mall.
22 Jun 2016 School holiday fun at the City of Armadale libraries
Pyjama Storytime, Relaxing yoga for kids, Lego challenges, Re-invention workshops: Switch your thinking, Self Portraits, Favourite Games and Craft, Library Quiz, All about me!
21 Jun 2016 News in Brief - Library sessions in July
Resume Writing, Combat Head Lice, Have you thought about your hearing lately?, Photo composition for beginners
20 Jun 2016 NAIDOC Celebration Day in our City
Celebrate the culture, history and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the City of Armadale.
19 Jun 2016 Armadale Aquatic Centre receives Liberal Funding commitment
The Armadale community will benefit from a re-elected Turnbull Coalition Team with the announcement today of a $10 million commitment towards the $25 million redevelopment of the Armadale Aquatic Centre.
14 Jun 2016 Positive Ageing Sessions - engaging older members of our community
Engaging older members of our community.
9 Jun 2016 Golf course upgrades starting soon
A major $1 million upgrade of the Armadale Golf Course will commence in July, bringing the 9-hole public course up to par for its regular patrons.
3 Jun 2016 Business Armadale Showcase event
The City of Armadale is inviting local businesses to attend their Business Armadale showcase event at the Armadale Visitor Centre on Wednesday 15 June, from 6 to 8pm.
3 Jun 2016 News in Brief - Library activities
Mr. Car Man, Country Fiction Author - Jennie Jones
1 Jun 2016 Forrestdale Business Park growth continues
Forrestdale Business Park (FBP) continues to grow strongly with 16 development applications lodged already this year.
May
31 May 2016 Get your boots on for community planting days
Armadale Gosnells Landcare Group (AGLG), in partnership with the City of Armadale and City of Gosnells, are holding a series of community planting days throughout winter.
30 May 2016 Photography winners keep focus on Armadale
The City of Armadale’s inaugural FOCUS 2016 photography competition attracted more than 100 entries from amateur photographers, with the winners announced at an exhibition launch at Armadale Library on Saturday.
24 May 2016 City advances Armadale Aquatic Centre plans
The community’s continued passion for an Armadale indoor aquatic facility has lead the Council to bring forward the Centre’s design process for immediate commencement.
25 May 2016 Council curbs rates for 2016/17
Armadale Council has resolved to reduce its advertised rate increase for 2016/17 from 3.5% to 3%.
23 May 2016 News in Brief - Positive Ageing Sessions
Throughout the year the City of Armadale will be hosting a series of Positive Ageing Sessions at the Armadale Library to engage older members of the community.
20 May 2016 Calling Young authors to the Armadale Young Writers’ Award
The City of Armadale is again calling on local, young budding writers to put pen to paper and enter the annual Armadale Young Writers’ Awards. This is the sixth year the awards have been held to recognise excellence in writing, encourage creativity and help develop writing talent in young people from all backgrounds across the City. The Armadale Young Writers Awards will run from 1 to 30 June 2016, and entries will only be accepted during this time. The competition is open to students in Years 3 to 12 who reside, or attend school in the City of Armadale.
18 May 2016 Community Connect South welcomes $80m commitment
The Cities of Cockburn and Armadale have welcomed Federal Labor’s commitment of $80 million towards building the Armadale Road Bridge.
18 May 2016 City’s mixed response to State budget
The City of Armadale is pleased to see confirmation of the commitment to spend $145 million widening Armadale Road in the State Budget.
13 May 2016 Commemorative plaques to maintain City’s heritage
The City of Armadale is inviting community members to nominate local sites of historic significance on which to install commemorative plaques.
11 May 2016 Be storm ready this winter
May is storm ready month and the City of Armadale is urging residents to ensure their homes are storm safe this winter.
5 May 2016 Grand Fondo Cycling Tour visits Armadale
The City of Armadale will again host one of the biggest bicycle fun rides of the year, when the Grand Fondo traverses through the Armadale hills and plains on Sunday 15 May.
4 May 2016 Keeping Children Safe
As part of National Families Week the City of Armadale will be hosting a Keeping Children Safe workshop delivered by Holly-ann Martin from Safe4Kids on Thursday 19 May.
3 May 2016 Fun activities and information for seniors
The City of Armadale is hosting the Seniors Recreation Council of WA’s LiveLighter Seniors Activity/Information Day at the Armadale District Hall on Wednesday 18 May from 10am to 1pm.
April
28 Apr 2016 City renames reserve in honour of the late Robert Cameron Clay
The City of Armadale recently renamed part of Reserve 61071, Lot 51 Riverside Lane, Seville Grove as the Cam Clay Reserve, in acknowledgement to the late Robert Cameron Clay’s enormous contribution to the environment.
28 Apr 2016 Community Connect South Campaign Stage 2
It’s time to finish the job. This election, tell Canberra to help fund Armadale Road Bridge.
27 Apr 2016 Vehicles parking illegally be warned
The City of Armadale is concerned over a growing number of complaints regarding vehicles parked illegally on footpaths, kerbs and street corners, putting both pedestrians and motorists at risk.
21 Apr 2016 Benefits of Streamcare flow on and on
Since 2002 the City of Armadale’s Streamcare program has assisted hundreds of landowners care for their local riverside environment.
19 Apr 2016 News in Brief – May activities in the City of Armadale
Meditation Know How Tuesday 3 May, 6 – 7pm Armadale Library, Armadale Central Shopping Centre Meditation is the practice of quietening and focusing the mind and thoughts to bring about an experience of peace and calm. This is achieved through various techniques which include deep, regulated breathing, mindfulness practices, relaxation and concentrated focus.
18 Apr 2016 National Simultaneous Storytime at Seville Grove Library
On Wednesday 25 May at 11am, children across Australia will be read Jol and Kate Temples’ picture book I Got This Hat, as part of National Simultaneous Storytime.
12 Apr 2016 Upgrades to Memorial Park
Accessible and inclusive play facility upgrades to the City of Armadale’s existing playground located in Memorial Park are now underway, with completion by mid-year 2016.
11 Apr 2016 History House Museum celebrates 40 years
The City of Armadale’s History House Museum is celebrating 40 years after opening its doors in April 1976.
7 Apr 2016 Public guidance sought on Armadale District Hall upgrades
A revised draft concept plan outlining a long-awaited upgrade to the Armadale District Town Hall has been released by the City of Armadale for further public consultation.
6 Apr 2016 Armadale Visitor Guide promotes our City
The City of Armadale has released the latest edition of its regional tourism guide to promote the City – At Home in the Perth Hills.
5 Apr 2016 Minnawarra Art Awards winners announced
Key art leaders for Western Australia gathered in Armadale last week to judge artworks for the City of Armadale’s Minnawarra Art Awards with $17,000 allocated in Awards.
March
31 Mar 2016 Artbeat brings high energy celebrations for Youth Week
The City of Armadale is partnering with local youth and community organisations to deliver Artbeat, a National Youth Week event in the Jull Street Mall on Sunday April 10.
24 Mar 2016 Festival Club brightens Friday nights in Armadale
Friday nights in Armadale will erupt in a feast of live music and entertainment when the Happy Gathering Festival Club opens its door.
23 Mar 2016 Trudi Pollard named Festival Artist
Bedfordale artist Trudi Pollard has been named as the first Festival Artist for the inaugural 2016 Armadale Arts Festival (AAF) hosted by the City of Armadale.
22 Mar 2016 News in Brief
Focus 2016 photography competition closing soon The City of Armadale is inviting amateur shutterbugs to enter the inaugural Focus 2016 photography competition for a chance to win a share of almost $1500 in cash prizes. With Youth and Adult categories, the competition is open to all amateur photographers who are Australian residents. Entrants are asked to submit photographs that best illustrate the changes in the City's places and people.
22 Mar 2016 Blessing of the roads in the City of Armadale
With the Easter long weekend approaching and many people planning to travel, the City of Armadale has joined the WA Local Government Association’s (WALGA) RoadWise Program to take part in the Blessing of the Roads campaign.
21 Mar 2016 Join in the activities at the libraries during the April school holidays
There’s so much happening at the City of Armadale libraries during the April school holidays, there’s no excuse for children getting bored and restless at home.
18 Mar 2016 Arts in Armadale to shine during inaugural festival
The local art scene in Armadale will once again take the spotlight in April when the City hosts the inaugural Armadale Arts Festival. In a delightfully creative program of live music, performance, markets, workshops and visual arts, the Armadale Arts Festival will run over 17 days, with 30 events showcasing a wide range of high quality talent coming from this region.
14 Mar 2016 Habitat project to attract fauna to City reserves
The City of Armadale is urging residents in bushland areas to participate in a habitat enhancement project to provide homes for fauna.
11 Mar 2016 Join us and Count a Cocky on April 3
The City of Armadale is encouraging residents to join in a survey and assist with the Great Cocky Count 2016 on Sunday April 3.
4 Mar 2016 Urban Art Project brings colour to the City
The City of Armadale’s Urban Arts Development Project started this month, with four young artists selected to play a leading role in the creation of urban art murals around the City.
3 Mar 2016 Second round of Community Grants open
Round two of the City of Armadale’s Community Grants Program 2015 – 2016 will open on 14 March, 2016.
9 Mar 2016 Yunnan Province: The Path to Discovery - Photography Exhibition
The Australia China Friendship Society of WA presents Yunnan Province: The Path to Discovery photography exhibition by Elana Halvoson, as part of the Harmony Day festival at Baker’s House in Harrisdale on Sunday, 20 March, 2016.
February
18 Feb 2016 Little Green Steps creating little green footprints
The City of Armadale has embarked on a two-year partnership with Little Green Steps WA to help equip local children with the tools they need to contribute to a healthy, safe and sustainable future.
17 Feb 2016 Short stay accommodation to enhance Armadale’s allure
The City of Armadale is looking to capitalise on its strong business growth by developing a short-stay accommodation precinct close to the Central Business District (CBD).
16 Feb 2016 Focus on the changing face of Armadale and win $500
The City of Armadale is inviting amateur shutterbugs to enter the inaugural Focus 2016 photography competition for a chance to win a share of almost $1500 in cash prizes.
15 Feb 2016 News in Brief
Laugher Yoga Workshops, Positive Ageing Sessions, Better Beginnings Parent Workshop, Focus: Improve your photography skills, A Different Drum
10 Feb 2016 Have your say on the future of Bob Blackburn Reserve and Gwynne Park Precinct
The City of Armadale is seeking public comment on the draft master plan concepts for the future of the Bob Blackburn Reserve Precinct and Gwynne Park Precinct as sporting and community hubs.
8 Feb 2016 New Kelmscott library officially opened
A ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday marked the official opening of the new Kelmscott Library.
4 Feb 2016 Free family movies in the park
The City of Armadale’s busy Summer calendar of events continues into February and March with the Movies in the Park series.
2 Feb 2016 Operation SCAN to form business front against CBD crime
Armadale and Kelmscott will be the first suburbs to trial a partnership program with WA Police for businesses to help combat suburban crime.
1 Feb 2016 Donated dress the new showpiece of Made in Armadale exhibition
A newly donated item is set to take pride of place at the Made in Armadale exhibition being held at History House Museum.
January
29 Jan 2016 Twilight Markets return with premier bluegrass band
The City of Armadale CBD is celebrating the return of the Twilight Markets in 2016.
27 Jan 2016 Community heroes rewarded on Australia Day
Dedicated local residents were awarded the prestigious Premier’s Australia Day Active Citizenship Awards on Tuesday, 26 January.
21 Jan 2016 New citizens welcomed on Australia Day
The City of Armadale will be welcoming 68 new Australian citizens into our community at a special citizenship ceremony on Australia Day.
20 Jan 2016 Expressions of interest sought for Minnawarra Art Awards
The Minnawarra Art Awards attracts high quality works and with the 2016 event approaching, the City of Armadale is calling for expressions of interest from artists across the Perth region.
19 Jan 2016 Public input sought on new Armadale cycling plan
The City of Armadale is creating a Cycling Infrastructure Strategy to guide the development of cycling within the City.
18 Jan 2016 News in Brief - Positive Ageing Sessions
Choosing a Financial Planner, Decluttering Workshop, Cake Decorating
28 Jan 2016 Expressions of interest sought for Minnawarra Art Awards
The Minnawarra Art Awards attracts high quality works and with the 2016 event approaching, the City of Armadale is calling for expressions of interest from artists across the Perth region.
12 Jan 2016 Armadale Enterprise Development Program continues in 2016
The City of Armadale is continuing the Armadale Enterprise Development Program in 2016, to foster and support small business development in the region.
11 Jan 2016 News in Brief - Library Events February 2016
The Armadale library is proudly hosting the following events this February.
7 Jan 2016 Get into shape at Armadale Arena’s body transformation challenge
The Armadale Arena is once again running the popular 12 week body transformation challenge, commencing on Monday 8 February.
6 Jan 2016 New education and training option in Armadale
The Australian Technical College Western Australia (ATCWA) will welcome students at its Armadale campus in February 2016.
15 Jan 2016 Family fun as Armadale celebrates Australia Day
With the festive season over, attention has now turned to Australia Day, with the City of Armadale set to host a jam-packed evening of festivities and fireworks.
8 Jan 2016 Advocates required for disability reference group
The City of Armadale’s Disability Access and Inclusion Reference Group is looking for community-minded advocates to play a role in promoting a positive image of people with disability in the City.
11 Jan 2016 New education and training option in Armadale
The Australian Technical College Western Australia (ATCWA) will welcome students at its Armadale campus in February 2016.

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