Community Development and Engagement

The Community Development team works with community members, volunteers and not-for-profit organisations to support communities where people can feel a sense of belonging and connection. The team offers free training covering a variety of topics and provides a range of free resources, funding opportunities and assistance for P&Cs.
These include:

  • Community Project Support Program – need some help or want to develop a project? Support is available for up to six months
  • Community Signs – book any of the 21 banner spaces located around Cockburn for free to promote your events
  • Facebook – contact the team to promote your news, events, meetings and projects,
  • Cockburn Community Trailer – book the free trailer and available equipment (such as eskies, BBQ, marquee, witches hats and tables) for your event
  • Training and Networking – a variety of training workshops and networking events are offered throughout the year. Sign up to our eNewsletter opens in a new window.

For more information and contact the Community Development Team on 08 9411 3444 or email [email protected]

Community Engagement – Comment on Cockburn

Community Engagement increases active community participation in City consultations and planning processes. Be informed and involved in consultation and actively participate in making decisions. Visit Comment on Cockburn opens in a new window to comment on issues ranging from dog parks to sports and community projects, roadworks and City planning.
For more information contact the Community Engagement Officer on 08 9411 3444 or email [email protected]

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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

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.