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Your annual rate notice was a month late this year due to the financial implications of COVID-19 on the City's budget. You should start receiving your notice during the week commencing 17 August.
The City has extended the expiry date on 2019/2020 trailer passes to 31 August 2020.
The Department of Local Government is conducting an inquiry into the City of Cockburn following complaints.
Events are often born from needs or issues in the community and as a result, a group of people get together to put their ideas into action. Many groups use a committee to coordinate the event by delegating tasks to members. The check list below will help you understand what needs to be organised.
Read through this event guide
Form a committee
Apply for funding
Book your venue
Obtain any relevant Health, Planning and Traffic approvals
Contact the City's Waste Services to discuss your recycling needs
Book the community trailer and equipment needed
Finalise City approvals
Book community signs for promotion
Notify Police, CoSafe and Department of Fire and Emergency
Book an electrical check for the day of your event
Check insurance of entertainers and stall holders
Confirm other requirements for your event including bins, lighting etc.
Request event marketing through the City's Community Development Team
Submit Certificate of Electrical Compliance to the City
Submit Statement of Construction to the City
To achieve a successful event, it is necessary to determine your aims and objectives. Is your event being held to increase awareness of your group or a particular issue? Celebrate a cultural day of importance, fundraise or sell artworks/craft products, build community spirit or entertain the public?
The purpose of the event will help determine many essential factors including:
It may be helpful to research similar events to determine what did and didn’t work and what you may wish to try before you start to plan your event. This could mean attending other events, or talking to community groups and the general public to find out what worked for them. Consider how you will evaluate your aims and objectives and measure if your goals were achieved. This will help you ensure each event is successful and achieves what it sets out to do.
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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.
City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.