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

WHAT'S HAPPENING  - Current Events, Activities and Competitions 

Sustainable Living Events Jan-June 2017

Raw foods, waterwise gardening workshop, plastic free living and so much more. Check out our events...

Jan-June 2017 Brochure


Plant Subsidy Scheme

The residential plant subsidy scheme will open 1st May- 27th May.  Residents are able to purchase plants at discounted price...

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Snake Awareness

As the weather warms up snakes will become more active.  To protect these animals and yourselves remember to remain alert.  The 'Living With Snakes' brochure contains helpful tips and information.

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Conservation Reserves

Explore information on nature reserves in Cockburn, planting events, midge control and how to get involved in protecting the natural environment.

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Cats are natural hunters

Responsible Cat Ownership

Studies have shown that on average in a hectare of urban land there will be two domestic cats and each will kill 8 birds, 16 mammals and 8 reptiles per year. Following responsible cat ownership ideals can help save many of our native fauna.

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Parks, Wetlands & Beach Guides

View a list of popular parks, wetlands and beach guides, that include facilities and a short description.

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Environmental Education

Discover information on education initiatives, including programs and campaigns for schools and the community. 

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Climate Change

This page contains information on reducing emissions and climate change adaptation. It also explains what the City of Cockburn is doing too!

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Want to save money, energy and help the environment? Learn how to build, rent and live more sustainably.

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Plants, Animals and Insects

Found an animal? Insect issue? This page contains advice and information on both native and invasive species found in the City of Cockburn.

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Feral Animal Controls

The feral animal control program is conducted in City of Cockburn-managed conservation reserves. The program targets feral cats, rabbits, foxes and bees. Feral animal control is undertaken in a humane and ethical manner, in line with relevant legislation. The program minimises impacts on native and domestic animals and the natural environment.

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What Can I Do?

Want to learn more? This page contains information on what you can do to help the environment, live more sustainably and save money!

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Renewable Energy

Explore information on the different sources of renewable energy including solar and wind. Discover how much green energy Council is generating right now on our virtual power station.

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What goes in what bin? This page contains information on what happens to your waste and demonstrates how to deal with those tricky items.

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This page contains information on the City of Cockburn's water campaign, council irrigation procedures and watering days. It also shows ways that you can reduce you own water use too!

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midge lifecycle


Midge Control

The City has take a number of steps to minimise elevated levels of midge associated with our lakes. Actions include revegetation, improvement of nutrient inflows in the lake, and installation of additional midge lights.

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Environmental Grants and Subsidies

Financial Assistance is available for sustainability projects and to rural land owners for biodiversity conservation.

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Green Links

We live in one of Australia's most sustainable Cities and take pride in our parks, gardens and bushland reserves.

View over 1,000 hectares of bushland reserves, a RAMSAR listed wetland and two unique chains of lakes that run through the heart of our city.

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Coogee Maritime Trail

An exciting dive and snorkel trail is being developed at Coogee Beach.

The underwater trail will start at the historic Omeo shipwreck and features artificial reef and underwater artwork.

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Recent news!

The City of Cockburn actively manage over 1000ha of natural areas including wetlands and bushland.  We also promote sustainable living and climate change...

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Publications, Plans and Brochures

You can download all our publications, plans and brochures from our extensive environmental services collection. Popular documents include our sustainability guides, grow local brochures and water wise series.

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Cockburn EcoHomes

What are the 3 most important decision when building a home?

Visit this website to download a sustainable building checklist, and discover 6 free open source building designs.


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