What made the news in Cockburn – 17-24 June 2022

Friday 24 June:
The City of Cockburn’s 2022-23 Budget has been adopted by Council, with Cockburn households continuing to pay some of the lowest rates in Perth and the southern metropolitan area despite high inflationary pressures experienced across Western Australia and the nation. opens in a new window

Further investigation of congestion-busting road improvements, including high-quality public transport, to link Mandurah train line with important employment, tourism and residential hubs in the Cities of Cockburn, Fremantle and Melville have today been included on Infrastructure Australia’s Priority List. opens in a new window

The second stage of major works to transform a busy 3km stretch of Jandakot Road into a safer contemporary four-lane carriageway in the City’s growing East ward is complete. opens in a new window

A petition calling for underground power in Spearwood and Hamilton Hill has sparked a clamour for more suburbs to be included. opens in a new window
To read more about underground power in the Cockburn, visit the City’s website opens in a new window.
At Cockburn Council’s Special Council Meeting on Thursday 23 June, the Council adopted the 2022-23 Budget, Rates and Schedule of Fees & Charges.
For more information, see the Agenda opens in a new window.
Please note that due to Council decisions, some items that appear in the Agenda may not have been carried as recommended. Updated decisions will be detailed in the Minutes on the City’s website opens in a new windowonce published in about 10 working days.

Gun Dockers draftee Neil Erasmus says he’s still having to pinch himself about his dream job after a rip-roaring start to the season. opens in a new window

Thursday 23 June:
MMA Offshore Limited has entered into an agreement to acquire Subcon International Pty Ltd through the acquisition of 100 per cent of Henderson-based Subcon International Pty Ltd. opens in a new window

Subcon has partnered with the City over several years to help create the Coogee Maritime Trail opens in a new windowaround the Omeo wreck, and more recently the engineered fringing reef opens in a new window featuring concrete modules at C.Y. O’Connor Beach to reduce coastal erosion.

Tuesday 21 June:
Perth’s long-awaited surf park is an important step closer to becoming reality with the company behind the proposal securing a long-term site lease in Cockburn. opens in a new window

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