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Recent Media Releases

20 Oct 2021 Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre - A Big Winner
Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre (AFAC) was awarded the Multi-service Business of the Year for 2021 by Fitness Australia, the peak association for the Australian fitness industry. Mayor Ruth Butterfield said the award recognises the City of Armadale’s commitment to the provision of top quality facilities in order to encourage the community be more active and AFAC’s commitment to excellence. The award is also one of the most prestigious awards in the industry.
19 Oct 2021 City of Armadale Local Government Election Results
The City of Armadale will welcome five new Councillors and two returning Councillors following the Local Government elections on Saturday 16 October. Seven vacancies for the City of Armadale, each with a four year term were filled in the following wards: Michael Hancock - Heron Ward; Scott Mosey - Hills Ward; Sam Singh Virk- Lake Ward; Gary Smith - Minnawarra Ward; Paul Hetherington - Palomino Ward; Keyur Kamdar- Ranford Ward; and Ruth Butterfield - River Ward.
13 Oct 2021 Welcoming in Kambarang at the City of Armadale
The Noongar season of Kambarang was celebrated during the Kambarang Festival at the City of Armadale’s Bob Blackburn Reserve in Seville Grove on Tuesday 12 October. “The Kambarang Festival is an opportunity to join together to respect and celebrate the diversity of our community as we welcome in the season of Kambarang,” said Deputy-Mayor Carole Frost. “It was encouraging to see the growing number of non-Aboriginal people attending the City’s Kambarang Festival which can help broaden people’s understanding of Aboriginal culture and their relationship with the land.”
12 Oct 2021 Roleystone Covered
The City of Armadale assures residents that fire and emergency services are covered for the Roleystone area following Council’s resolution last night on the long-running debate about the future of fire services for Roleystone. Council was requested to take urgent action as this complex matter had just become too big for the brigades to handle on their own. “The community’s safety has and always will be a priority for the City of Armadale, and arrangements are in place to deal with emergency and fire events,” said Chief Executive Officer Joanne Abbiss.
4 Oct 2021 A Wee Bit of Scotland in the Heart of Armadale
Minnawarra Park in the heart of Armadale was transformed into a wee bit of Scotland over the weekend when around 20,000 people enjoyed the Scottish-themed Armadale Highland Gathering and Perth Kilt Run. Every year, the City of Armadale celebrates all things Scottish at the City’s unique family friendly event which attracts Scottish and non-Scottish festival goers from across the state.
21 Sep 2021 Kambarang Festival in Armadale
Come along and celebrate the City of Armadale’s free Kambarang Festival on Tuesday 12 October as the Bob Blackburn Reserve is transformed into a celebration of the season of Kambarang. The Kambarang Festival is a free community event with live entertainment and activities for the whole family – everyone is welcome and it is a great chance to experience and celebrate Aboriginal culture.
21 Sep 2021 Don't forget to vote!
The City of Armadale is encouraging residents and ratepayers to ensure they participate in this year’s Local Government elections by voting. Local Government Elections will be held on Saturday 16 October. Electors have until 6pm to visit the City’s Administration Centre on 7 Orchard Avenue, Armadale to cast their vote. City of Armadale CEO Joanne Abbiss said we have 15 candidates across six wards up for election, all of whom are very passionate about their local communities. “The current Mayor, Cr Ruth Butterfield has been re-elected unopposed in the River Ward.
7 Sep 2021 Winners of the City of Armadale’s Young Writers’ Award Announced
The City of Armadale recognised 15 local school-aged writers at a presentation for the winners of the Young Writers’ Awards on Friday, 3 September. The young writers, ranging from school years 3 to 12, were recognised for their creativity, imagination, and writing ability across a variety of written entries. The competition ran for the month of June with a competitive 231 entries received. City of Armadale Mayor Ruth Butterfield presented the awards at a ceremony attended by the judges, guest speaker and author, Kate McCaffrey, the award winners, and their families.

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