City of Cockburn
City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444


click to read more22,000 residents and historic suburbs given to Melville and Fremantle. The remainder of Cockburn to amalgamate with Kwinana.

The Local Government Advisory Board (LGAB) met with the Mayor and CEO of the City of Cockburn Monday 21 July 2014 to present an alternative recommendation for Cockburn's borders.

The proposal is for the amalgamation of Cockburn and Kwinana, however a much reduced Cockburn with Hamilton Hill (except for Manning Park the park only) and North Coogee (north of McTaggart Cove) proposed to go Fremantle; and Coolbellup, North Lake, Bibra Lake and Leeming to go
to the City of Melville.

You can choose to have your say about these changes until 14th August:  READ MORE or Read the: Mayors Message

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Kids fun day - click to read more

  What's On:  Interactive cultural activities, decorating bags & boomerangs, craft activities, sausage sizzle, photo booth, scitech bubbles show, gym bus.

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Habitat for Homes

Would you like to help protect our beautiful native birds and encourage them into your garden?

The City will be accepting applications for our new Bird Bath Rebate program and home Nesting Box Program.

Nesting Box Workshop
Residents can build their own nesting box. Limited places & registration is essential.

When: 13 Sept 10am to 12pm
Cost: $50.00


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Success Library is movinggirl on stack of books and will be closed from 17 August 2014

While Success Library is closed you can continue to use Spearwood and Coolbellup Libraries. Your library card is valid to use at both locations and Spearwood Library has an after hours returns chute available. All library items can be returned to either location, renewed online or you can return them to the new library when it opens.

You are welcome to join storytime sessions or use the internet or WIFI at Coolbellup and Spearwood Libraries.

All items borrowed from the Success Library from 19 July will have an extended 10 week loan period.

Please do not leave library items at the door of the shopfront library after 17 August as they are your responsibility.

The new library will be located at the corner of Wentworth Parade and Beeliar Drive.

Don't forget our other Libraries at:

  • Spearwood Library
    9 Coleville Crescent Spearwood
  • Coolbellup Library
    90 Cordelia Ave, Coolbellup


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News & Upcoming Events


Have you ever wondered, what happens to your waste, after you place it into the relevant bin?  This little animation will show you the secret life of your refuse and where it ends up.

BIBRA LAKE FUN RUN - Sunday 14th September 2014

Jump online now and register for this great event held in September today!

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RECYCLE RIGHT AT HOME  - In your kitchen recycling trial

Kitchen recycling trialThe City in partnership with Recycle Right are trying to help our residents separate their waste in the kitchen into recycling and composting waste.

We are offering residents the opportunity to take part in a trial which involves households:

  • Completing a short survey.
  • Receiving a recycling tub.
  • Receiving a compost caddy with compostable bin liners.

To take part in the trial call 9411 3444 or email today!