City Updates

Artwork Pays Homage to ‘Dreaming’ Snake, the Waugul
Posted 27 June 2022 Artwork Pays Homage to ‘Dreaming’ Snake, the Waugul

‘The Guardian – Waugul’ is ever-present, moving across Bibbulmun Country, watching over the land he created and the people who followed afterwards, the Bibbulmun people of the South West of Western Australia.

Busselton War Memorial Relocation - Community Drop In Info Session -
Posted 15 June 2022 Busselton War Memorial Relocation - Community Drop In Info Session - Sunday 26 June

The Busselton RSL have received federal funding to relocate the Busselton War Memorial cenotaph to Rotary Park. A Community Drop-In Information Session will be held from 12-2.00pm, Sunday 26th June. Drop into the RSL on Rosemary Drive to view the concept plans and chat to the committee.

Sister City Japan Day in Perth
Posted 13 May 2022 Sister City Japan Day in Perth

The Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities Association (BASSCA) are running a one day Japanese immersion trip to Perth for year nine students in the July School holidays.

Clean Up Australia Day - 6 March 2022
Posted 03 March 2022 Clean Up Australia Day - 6 March 2022

Thousands of events around the country are registered to clean up our lands, beaches and waterways.

Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities - 25th Anniversary Dinner
Posted 27 January 2022 Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities - 25th Anniversary Dinner

The Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities Association (BASSCA) in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Busselton Geographe Bay are hosting a special Japanese themed dinner to celebrate 25 years of friendship with the cities Sister City, Sugito japan on Thursday 17 February 2022. This dinner will be a celebration of our unique sister city relationship with the Town of Sugito and of Japanese Culture. Special guest speaker, the Hon Richard Court AC will also share his experiences as Australia’s Ambassador to Japan.

Plan for Plastics: The Single-Use Plastics Ban Western Australia
Posted 24 January 2022 Plan for Plastics: The Single-Use Plastics Ban Western Australia

New State Government regulations ban the sale, supply, and distribution of some single-use plastics.

Give Write Stationery Donation Program
Posted 14 January 2022 Give Write Stationery Donation Program

The City's Waste Education Team is working with Give Write to launch their program locally to repurpose stationery.

Volunteers Creating a Forest Education, Research and Tourist Centre at
Posted 11 January 2022 Volunteers Creating a Forest Education, Research and Tourist Centre at Busselton's Ludlow Forest

The Ludlow Tuart Forest Restoration Group (LTFRG) is creating a forest education, research and tourist centre at the 50 hectare 100 year old Ludlow forestry settlement in Wonnerup north of Busselton.

Park and playground upgrades
Posted 16 December 2021 Park and playground upgrades

Nine playgrounds and public open spaces in total have been rejuvenated just in time for Christmas. Did you know the Replas outdoor furniture made from recycled material has been used across the nine parks? This equates to approximately 1,443 kilos or 360,750 plastic bags!

Dunsborough’s Non-Potable Water Project Commenced
Posted 30 November 2021 Dunsborough’s Non-Potable Water Project Commenced

The City is working towards the completion of Stage 1 of the ‘Dunsborough Non-Potable Water Network’ project.

Swimming Enclosures Installed
Posted 12 November 2021 Swimming Enclosures Installed

Swimming Enclosures have been installed in Busselton and Old Dunsborough.

Council Election Results
Posted 16 October 2021 Council Election Results

Votes were counted in the 2021 City of Busselton Local Government Election this evening.

Pollinator Pathway Project - 500 Natives Planted
Posted 01 October 2021 Pollinator Pathway Project - 500 Natives Planted

On 5 September an enthusiastic group of community members gathered in the sunshine to plant 500 local native plants alongside a section of the new Buayanyup River Drain Reserve shared path.

Yallingup Telstra Substation Transformed
Posted 01 October 2021 Yallingup Telstra Substation Transformed

Have you noticed the bright artwork now covering a graffiti political statement at the Yallingup Telstra Substation on the corner of Yallingup Caves Road?

Small Business Friendly Local Government
Posted 31 August 2021 Small Business Friendly Local Government

The City of Busselton has been asking for feedback from our Small Businesses and we’ve listened to what you’ve had to say.

Ballaarat Engine Celebrating 150 Years
Posted 29 July 2021 Ballaarat Engine Celebrating 150 Years

This historic engine is the oldest surviving Australian-built steam locomotive and also the first steam locomotive in Western Australia.

Tuart Drive Bridge Update
Posted 29 July 2021 Tuart Drive Bridge Update

In conjunction with the City of Busselton, Main Roads WA is currently managing the development and delivery for the replacement of the bridge on Tuart Drive over Abba River

Arum Lily Blitz
Posted 29 July 2021 Arum Lily Blitz

City of Busselton and Shire of Augusta Margaret River help coordinate arum lily control

Hannay Lane Revitalisation
Posted 11 June 2021 Hannay Lane Revitalisation

Hannay Lane in Dunsborough is taking on a new look.

Busselton Margaret River Airport – Going Strong
Posted 11 June 2021 Busselton Margaret River Airport – Going Strong

Despite current uncertainty around State border closures, we remain hopeful that the first Jetstar flight from Melbourne will arrive in Busselton as planned late next month.

Growing Events and Tourism
Posted 11 June 2021 Growing Events and Tourism

A decade ago the City developed a strategic event strategy aimed at elevating the region to the Events Capital WA.

Busselton Wins 2021 GWN7 Top Tourism Town Awards
Posted 04 May 2021 Busselton Wins 2021 GWN7 Top Tourism Town Awards

Busselton was named the winner of the 2021 GWN7 Top Tourism Town Award at the 2021 Perth Airport WA Regional Tourism Conference.

Our Jetty – How is it Funded?
Posted 16 April 2021 Our Jetty – How is it Funded?

Have you ever consider how the Jetty is funded and maintained now and into the future?

Busselton and Dunsborough Swimming Enclosures
Posted 31 March 2021 Busselton and Dunsborough Swimming Enclosures

The City is planning on the removal of both the Busselton and Dunsborough swimming enclosures the week of the 19th April 2021.

City Finances
Posted 31 March 2021 City Finances

Councillors adopted the City of Busselton 10 year Long-term Financial Plan (LTFP) on 25 March 2021.

Lower Vasse River - Call for Nominations
Posted 29 March 2021 Lower Vasse River - Call for Nominations

Are you interested in being part of the future management of the Lower Vasse River?

Update on the Lower Vasse River
Posted 03 March 2021 Update on the Lower Vasse River

Implementation of the Lower Vasse River Management Plan is entering the next step with detailed designs for the creation of a living stream now being prepared.

The City celebrates its 150th year as a Local Government
Posted 12 February 2021 The City celebrates its 150th year as a Local Government

The City of Busselton celebrates its 150th year as a Local Government area this year. On the 21 February 1871, the area now known as the City of Busselton was formally declared under the Municipal Institutions’ Act.

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