News and updates
Explore this page to discover the latest news and updates from City of Perth, from media releases and council agendas to public notices and expressions of interest.
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City of Perth news
11 Aug '20
City of Perth Commissioners and Administration today welcomed the public release of the City of Perth Inquiry Report.Read more
05 Aug '20
City of Perth Commissioners adopted the 2020/21 budget at yesterday’s Special Council Meeting.Read more
05 Aug '20
Advanteering Civil Engineering has been awarded the preferred tenderer for the construction of Wellington Square’s intergenerational playground at a Special Council Meeting last night.Read more
04 Aug '20
This week marks the beginning of Homelessness Week 2020, with this year’s theme focusing on Everybody Needs a Home.Read more
03 Aug '20
Construction on Western Australia’s first pedestrian priority precinct has commenced on Hay Street in the east end of Perth's CBD.Read more
29 Jul '20
The City of Perth is implementing nine new grants and sponsorship opportunities to assist businesses and residential communities to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
- Sherwood Court Temporary Closure 29th August 2020
- Upcoming Work Water Corporation
- Duchess Way Temporary Closure 15th and 16th August 2020
- Hackett Drive Closure 8th August 2020
- Close of Enrolments
- Terrace Road Temporary Closure 11th - 13th August 2020
- Tully Road Temporary Closure 10th August 2020
- Irwin Street Temporary Closure 8th August 2020
- Wittenoom and Bennett Street Intersection Closure 4 August 2020
- Special Council Meeting - 4 August 2020
Grants, awards and sponsorship
The City of Perth offers a wide range of grants and sponsorships to event organisers, community organisations and businesses in the arts, recreation, community, events and business sectors. Grants and sponsorships help recipients to deliver quality programs, events and services which are of great benefit to Perth and our community, bringing a wide range of social and economic returns to the city.
Venue Support Grants
The City of Perth has the ability to provide assistance to eligible groups via waiving of venue and reserve hire fees through Venue Support Grants. Venue Support Grants are intended for use by the community, in order to increase the use of Council managed venues and reserves for meetings, forums, projects, activities and events.
- Community Places (up to $7,500).
- Perth Town Hall (up to $2,500).
Applicants must have already booked a City of Perth managed venue or reserve and obtained a cost estimate for the booking.
Applications can be submitted at any time, however must be submitted at least 12 weeks prior to the use of the reserve or venue. Interested applicants should refer to the Venue Support Grant Guidelines to determine their eligibility, assessment criteria and information on how to apply.
For information of programs available please visit the Grants and Sponsorship page.
Tenders and expressions of interest
Find the latest information on tenders currently being advertised, tenders received and those tenders which have been awarded.