What's new in the City

  • Verge collection sees high diversion rates from landfill
  • Tides Swan River Stories
  • Inaugural Western Waves Film Festival
  • A collaborative step forward for Perth local governments
Waste services verge collection

Verge collection sees high diversion rates from landfill

The City's autumn verge collection diverted 44 per cent of all materials collected from landfill – a seven per cent increase from last year.

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A painting looking west to Kings Park in 1827

Tides Swan River Stories

As part of the Australian Heritage Festival, the City of Perth is exploring the Derbarl Yerrigan (Swan River) from the Nyoongar Dreamtime to the present day.

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Inaugural Western Waves Film Festival

The inaugural City of Perth Western Waves Film Festival is set to launch at the Northbridge Piazza tonight.

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A collaborative step forward for Perth local governments

Five bordering local governments have entered in to a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work collaboratively on common strategic issues in Perth.

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Community Engagement
Yagan Square

Engage Perth: have your say

Learn more about the latest projects taking place in the city. Engage Perth is a dedicated space to provide your feedback to Council on a range of projects and important decisions. 

East End Revitalisation Program

The East End Revitalisation Program aims to improve the environment, character and quality of the East End precinct through revitalisation of the streetscape.

Explore events

  • Family
    Food & Drink
    Health & Fitness
    Sun 19 May '19 | 6:45AM - 12:00PM
    Ticketed event
  • Family
    golden egg hunt
    Cathedral Square
    Today | 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Attraction
    Optus Stadium
    Today | 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Prices vary
Historical black and white image of St Georges Terrace

From the history books

Learn more about Perth's past through a collection of intriguing and beautiful photos in the City of Perth's historical archives.

Matagarup Bridge and city
Image of the week

Some afternoons are more specials than others - snapped by @skyperth on Instagram.

#CityofPerth #skyperth #ospreycreative

Soil Background
Nyoongar word of the week

- Quartz edged spear