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Green Initiatives


Adopt a Tree Program

The City of Vincent is calling on residents, businesses and community groups to work in partnership to assist in the establishment of newly planted trees and to care for existing trees within our streetscapes.

Adopt a Verge Program

Get together with your neighbour and 'Adopt a Verge'! All of the relevant information and the application form can be found in this page...

Biofiltration

Biofiltration is widely used in the removal of pollutants from water. Learn more about this process and the areas in which The City utilises this technique.

Car Sharing

Car sharing is a sustainable alternative to private vehicle ownership and is already hugely popular overseas and interstate. To encourage the establishment of car sharing schemes in our City, we have developed a Car Sharing Policy and Guidelines for Car Share Providers.Read more...

Compost & Recycling Initiative

In 2016 we launched a City-wide Compost and Recycle Initiative which includes subsidised composting and worm farming equipment, free workshops, community events and new resource materials.

DIY Home Energy & Water Audit Kits

Do-it-yourself home energy audit kits are now available for loan from the Vincent Library.See our friendly library staff to organise a loan. If not already a library member, there’s never been a better time to join!

Electric Vehicle - Vincent Charge Stations

The City currently has one Electric Vehicle charge point available for community use. It's located in The Avenue Car Park in Leederville. Find out how to access it here.

Environmental Grants

The City's Environmental Grants program is designed to assist and encourage schools and community groups in carrying out environmental projects and initiatives within Vincent.

National Tree Day

Join us at Britannia Road Reserve (at the marquee on the north end - off Britannia Road) on 31st July 2016 from 8am to 12.00pm, to help plant over 5000 native tube stock species and completely transform this reserve!

Public Open Space Zoning

The careful management of Public Open Space (POS) within the City is one giant and essential step towards achieving the reduction and efficient conservation of ground water whilst still providing high quality facilities to the local and wider community.

Responsible Cafes Program

The Responsible Cafés Program connects thoughtful cafés with conscious consumers by encouraging them to offer a discount to customers with reusable takeaway cups.

Sustainable Building Design

Sustainable buildings are comfortable to live in and cheap to run. They also keep their occupants happy and healthy by avoiding toxic materials and providing ample ventilation and natural light. Find out how to make your home more sustainable.

The Restoration of Walter's Brook

The Restoration of Walter's Brook had long been a priority for the City. In December 2012 the project commenced with restoration works completed in May 2014.

Turtle Study at Hyde Park

You may see some people conducting testing or wading in the lakes at Hyde Park over the next six months or so, so we wanted to let you know what they’re doing and why.

Vincent Greening Plan

The Vincent Greening Plan is a pathway to delivering on our responsibility to protect, enhance and effectively manage our environment. The Plan focuses on ways to increase canopy cover, landscape amenity and biodiversity within the City of Vincent.

Waterwise Council

Vincent is now a Waterwise Council!

Wetlands Heritage Trail

Explore Vincent's Wetlands Heritage Trail!


Administration and Civic Centre

244 Vincent Street (cnr Loftus Street)

Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

PO Box 82, Leederville, 6902

Telephone: (08) 9273 6000

Fax: (08) 9273 6099

Email: mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

After Hours: (08) 9273 6061 - emergencies only