What made the news in Cockburn – 22 July-5 August 2022 

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Friday 5 August:
Manning Park has gained 20 new trees as the City of Cockburn marked Hiroshima Day – the anniversary of the destruction of the Japanese city of Hiroshima by an atomic bomb on 6 August 1945 – with an annual tree-planting ceremony held in the name of peace.

Spearwood residents are celebrating the installation of a railway safety crossing at Rockingham Road. opens in a new window


Wednesday 3 August:
Spearwood properties were among Perth suburbs to experience patio damage after two nights of gale force winds and sideways rain as cold fronts smashed the southern parts of the State. opens in a new window

Monday 1 August:
Fremantle Dockers Football Club legend David Mundy announced he would retire at the end of the 2022 AFL season, after a season spanning 371 games over 19 years. opens in a new window

The Dockers are based in Cockburn Central, co-located at the City’s Cockburn ARC facility, where the team trains at the Victor George Kailis Oval.   

Saturday 30 July:
WAIS graduate and former Success resident Madison de Rozario claimed gold by nearly four minutes in a Commonwealth Games Record in the wheelchair marathon event. opens in a new window

Friday 22 July:
Former Melbourne Airport leader Tony Brun will take over as chief executive officer at Avalon Airport later this year. opens in a new window

See the City’s full media response on the website opens in a new window.
Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett accepted Mr Brun’s resignation as CEO of the City on 4 July, thanking him for his invaluable input and impact during a significant structural review, reform and transformation program at Cockburn. opens in a new window
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