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

Service for Not-for-Profits

| Community Projects | Free Training Workshops |
| Networking Groups & Opportunities |
| Free Equipment and Trailer Hire | Insurance Program |

On the Job Support Program- Community Projects

Do you need some help or want to develop a project?
Were here to help!

Officer support is available for up to 6 month periods to help community groups and not-for-profits with their group sustainability or with project development and management support. This can include stakeholder engagement; project planning, funding and project management tools.

Need some inspiration - here are some community projects we've assisted with:

Cooby Now
Project Planning for Cooby Fest 2013
Hamilton Hill
Establishing a new incorporated community group
Project Hope
Assistance with project planning
Hammond Park Community Association
Entry Statement Art Project
Probus Club of Cockburn
Club Sustainability
Success Primary P&C
Fete, Project Management Planning

Free Training Workshops

The City's Community Development Team offer FREE training workshops to not-for-profits and volunteers within or servicing the City of Cockburn.

Would you like to learn something new or up skill what you do? If so, we'd love to hear from you!


To view the training sessions currently on offer please click here. 

Networking Groups and Opportunities

Cockburn Community Development Group
The Cockburn Community Development Group (CCDG) consists of    representatives from Residents and Community Associations across the City of Cockburn. The CCDG meets every two months to discuss suburb issues and concerns as well as planned activities and events.

For further information please email: or call
9411 3444.

Free Equipment and Trailer Hire

Need some traffic cones, tables or safety vests?
Volunteers and not-for-profit groups can hire a free trailer and equipment for their community event!

To view both the list of equipment and booking form click here.

Cockburn Community Insurance Program

The City of Cockburn can subsidise the cost of public liability insurance and volunteer accident cover to eligible not for profit organisations in Cockburn.
Public liability insurance provides you with insurance cover for your legal liability to third parties for bodily injury and/or property damage arising from your group's activities.
The Volunteer Accident policy will provide volunteers and committee members with financial compensation should such persons sustain personal injury whilst working for and on behalf of a club or community group.


Membership is open to:

  1. Cockburn Resident Associations, 
  2. Cockburn Seniors Groups, 
  3. and other groups where:
  • The group is affiliated (member of/or relationship with) a local Resident/Community Association.
  • The group has no more than $3,000 in annual income generated from (a) core business or (b) donations or sponsorship for operational costs. 
  • The group does not have the option to affiliate to a peak body or State/National organisation with insurance provisions, or can not access insurance cover by other means. 
  • The group's aims and objectives allow for longevity of the group beyond resolution of single issues. 
  • The group is not a religious body. 
  • The group is not a political interest group or party.