News & Events

  1. Seeking public comment: Draft Strategic Plan 2011-2016

    Monday 13th of December 2010

    The WMRC’s Draft Strategic Plan 2011-2016 is available for public inspection and comment until 25 February 2011.

    The Plan can be viewed at the WMRC’s Administration Office - 40 Marine Parade (Wearne House), Cottesloe during office hours; or downloaded here.

    Comments on the Plan should be lodged in writing, addressed

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  2. AnaeCo Limited ASX Announcement - WMRC Final Investment Approval

    Friday 10th of December 2010

    AnaeCo Limited has announced that Infrastructure Fund Manager, Palisade Investment Partners (Palisade) has given final investment approval to fund Stage 2 of the DiCOM® facility for the WMRC. Contracts have been signed, enabling immediate commencement of construction.

    View AnaeCo's ASX announcement.

  3. Free HHW Disposal Day - 12 February 2011 (9am-1pm)

    Friday 10th of December 2010

    The WMRC will host a free Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) disposal day on 12 February 2011, between 9am and 1pm at the JFR (Jim) McGeough Resource Recovery Facility.

    More information is available in 'Our Facility'.

  4. Community Liaison Meeting 13 January 2010

    Wednesday 1st of December 2010

    Community members are invited to attend the next JFR (Jim) McGeough Resource Recovery Facility Community Liaison Meeting:

    6.00pm - 8.00pm
    Thursday 13 January 2011
    Mt Claremont Community Centre (Hakea Room)
    107 Montgomery Avenue, Claremont

    The purpose of the meetings are to provide an open forum for information exchange and communic




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  5. Green light for WMRC waste processing plant

    Thursday 14th of October 2010

    The Western Metropolitan Regional Council (WMRC) has announced that it will proceed with the development of the full DiCOM® bioconversion waste processing system at the JFR (Jim) McGeough Resource Recovery Facility in Shenton Park.

    The Council* voted at its 7 October 2010 meeting to proceed with expanding the DiCOM® trial plant into

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  6. WMRC Annual Report 2009-2010

    Friday 8th of October 2010

    The WMRC's Annual Report for the year ended 30 June 2010, including full financial statements, is now available for download.

    WMRC Annual Report 2009-2010

  7. Family Swap-a-lot Party - 13 November 2010

    Thursday 7th of October 2010

    Celebrate National Recycling Week at a free paint, clothes and toy swap party being held at Scotch College on Saturday 13 November 2010.

    Between 10am and 12noon, residents can swap house-paint, clothes and toys at the ‘family swap-a-lot party’ at the Scotch College Uniform Shop (Stirling Road, Swanbourne).

    Everyone is welcome

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  8. Free Earth Carers Course

    Thursday 30th of September 2010

    A free Earth Carers course for residents in Perth’s western suburbs is commencing on Wednesday 20 October 2010. Earth Carers learn valuable skills and knowledge to help them reduce waste at home, at work and within the community.

    The course will consist of five sessions over three weeks (three Wednesday evenings and two Saturdays). The

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