Council Notices

It’s been a big year . . looking forward to 2018

Christmas 2017

This year has passed in record time and we will soon be into January. 2018 Refresh At the top of the list, we are planning a refresh of BassendeanMeansBusiness web site.  Assisting us to do some of the ground work we recently had the good fortune to work with local university student – Sally Leavy. …

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Midland Line Shutdown

Expect a little bit of disruption next weekend folks. Because of the East Perth Station upgrade (as part of the how future crowds from the new stadium will be managed) the Midland Line has to close for the long weekend 22 – 25 Sept (incl). This will impact those on the roads as well as those…

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Are we there yet?

The results of the business survey are in and they make for interesting reading. The survey was part of our research into gathering an up to date database of businesses in the council area. There are approximately 700+ businesses and 300 completed the survey.   So just under half on the database. And the breakdown…

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New Business Database

The Town is going all out to update the database we have for businesses operating across the Town.  We are literally going out to all the “bricks and mortar” premises. We are visiting all the factories and all the shops in the main precincts of Eden Hill, Ashfield and Bassendean. But for all you home…

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Morley Drive closed at Tonkin Highway 21-24 April

8pm Friday 21 April – 5am Monday 24 April Morley Drive closed between Crimea Street and Beechboro Road North (left-in, left-out access to local residents only). Tonkin Highway will remain open, with two lanes in each direction. Access to Tonkin Highway will be available at Benara and Collier Roads. Bus services on Morley Drive between…

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Protect your business from scams

ASIC are sending out reminders and advice on the constant threat of scammers for business. As a business owner, it’s important to learn how to protect yourself and your business from scams. Many scammers will imitate government departments to try and lure you into giving them valuable information and paying false payments. Scams targeting ASIC…

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Were you in the dark?

Don’t forget if you suffered losses from the power outage a couple of weeks ago, make sure to lodge a claim with Western Power. You have up to 60 days from when the power came back on. There are possibly two claims forms to investigate. For loss of goods there is a damage claim form.…

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Morley Drive & Tonkin disruption 17 ~ 20 Feb

The heavy rain last week put a halt to the planned road works at Morley drive. They are now promising to carry out the works this weekend.  Be prepared!! Expect speed restrictions on the Tonkin (which will stay open) but slimmed down to one lane each way. Morley Drive will be closed in the vicinity…

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NBN underway

On the 20th December the Town of Bassendean received a construction and activity notice to advise that the telecommunications network infrastructure forming part of the National Broadband (NBN) will commence 30th December 2016. This will be first apparent in the Eden Hill area and I’ve had a call already this morning (9 Jan) confirming that…

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Benara Rd Diversions

As part of the Tonkin Highway upgrade from Guildford Road to Reid Highway, Benara Road will become a flyover over Tonkin Highway. To construct the new flyover, traffic has been diverted onto a temporary bypass road.  to enable completion of the next stage of works, Tonkin Highway will be realigned with the following to occur: 8pm…

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