Sustainability Reporting

The City of Cockburn defines sustainability as:
"Pursuing governance excellence to meet the needs of current and future generations through an integration of environmental protection, social advancement and economic prosperity."
The City takes a strategic approach to sustainability and measures its progress through an integrated reporting framework.

Sustainability Policy

The Sustainability Policy is the City’s guiding document for sustainability. It outlines the City's overarching approach to sustainability across 11 principles including:
  1. Integrated decision-making
  2. Environmental integrity
  3. Sustainable procurement
  4. Responsible waste management
  5. Environmentally sustainable design
  6. Climate Change Action
  7. Sustainable City Growth
  8. Social Equity and Inclusion
  9. Community Health and Wellbeing
  10. Economic Advancement
  11. Leadership and Governance.

Sustainability Strategy

The Sustainability Strategy 2017 - 2022 sets the City’s key objectives for sustainability, as well as outlining how the City will implement them.

Sustainability Action Plan

The Sustainability Action plan defines the key actions that staff across the City will take to achieve the objectives outlined in the Strategy.

State of Sustainability Report

The State of Sustainability (SoS) Report publicly tracks the City’s progress towards sustainability across four key areas Governance, Economy, Environment and Society.

More information and contact

Please contact the City’s Sustainability Officer for more information on 08 9411 3444 or email [email protected].



Whadjuk Boodja
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.