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Register Now for Community Tour - Red Hill Waste Management Facility
Posted December 5, 2019 Register Now for Community Tour - Red Hill Waste Management Facility

Join the EMRC's Waste Educators for a FREE tour of the Red Hill Waste Management Facility - Departing from Belmont. Register now on https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/emrc-waste-education-15530649837

Get connected with a free Digital Marketing Essentials business workshop
Posted November 21, 2019 Get connected with a free Digital Marketing Essentials business workshop

Perth’s Eastern Region’s small businesses can confidently take their first steps into online marketing with the help of an advice forum organised by the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC).

New Chairman and Deputy Chairman for EMRC
Posted November 7, 2019 New Chairman and Deputy Chairman for EMRC

At a Special Council Meeting held 4 November 2019, Cr Jai Wilson of the Town of Bassendean was elected by the Council to the position of Chairman of the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC). Cr Doug Jeans of the Shire of Mundaring was also elected to the position of Deputy Chairman.

Grants Awarded to Gidgegannup Community Groups
Posted October 10, 2019 Grants Awarded to Gidgegannup Community Groups

Scouts, cyclists and Gidgegannup Primary School are each $1,500 ahead thanks to the 2019/2020 EMRC Community Grants Program, which saw successful organisations receive their funds at the EMRC’s Red Hill Waste Management Facility on Friday (October 4).

60,000 Years of Sky Stories Coming Alive at Perth Observatory
Posted September 23, 2019 60,000 Years of Sky Stories Coming Alive at Perth Observatory

Award-winning Perth Observatory will soon launch an important initiative to celebrate 60,000 years of Noongar sky watching.

EMRC’s new FOGO strategy to create a ‘Recover and Recycling Revolution’
Posted September 20, 2019 EMRC’s new FOGO strategy to create a ‘Recover and Recycling Revolution’ in Perth’s Eastern Region

One of the largest community education programs ever carried out in Perth’s Eastern Region will pave the way for the rollout of a three-bin FOGO (Food Organics Garden Organics) scheme, aimed at diverting thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill.

Register Now! EMRC's Free Earth Carers Course
Posted September 17, 2019 Register Now! EMRC's Free Earth Carers Course

Earth Carers is a dynamic four-week course for residents of Perth’s Eastern Region, which teaches practical ways to live with less waste

Bayswater podiatrists cut the mustard with global first
Posted September 16, 2019 Bayswater podiatrists cut the mustard with global first

A multiple award-winning Bayswater podiatry practice is successfully mixing technology and passion to succeed – while driving positive changes both locally and globally.

EMRC CEO appointment announced
Posted June 7, 2019 EMRC CEO appointment announced

Waste Authority Chairman Marcus Geisler has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC).

$1.7bn road infrastructure spending for Perth’s east welcomed by the EMRC
Posted April 15, 2019 $1.7bn road infrastructure spending for Perth’s east welcomed by the EMRC

Premier Mark McGowan’s planned $1.7bn investment in major road infrastructure for Perth’s Eastern Region has been warmly welcomed by the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC).

EMRC receives Lotterywest funding for 2019 Avon Descent Family Fun Days
Posted April 3, 2019 EMRC receives Lotterywest funding for 2019 Avon Descent Family Fun Days

Lotterywest funding of $180,000 was presented to the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) on Thursday 28 March to support three packed days of Avon Descent family fun on the banks of the Avon and Swan Rivers.

Construction Project at Red Hill Waste Management Facility - Blasting
Posted March 28, 2019 Construction Project at Red Hill Waste Management Facility - Blasting

The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) is undertaking a construction project for new landfill cells at the Red Hill Waste Management Facility that requires the removal of lateritic caprock via a series of controlled detonations (blasting).

EMRC’s green light for FOGO strategy
Posted March 22, 2019 EMRC’s green light for FOGO strategy

A far-reaching, long-term Food Organic & Garden Organic (FOGO) strategy for Perth’s eastern region will get underway following a unanimous vote by the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) at its meeting last night (Thursday 21 March).

Federal funding boost welcomed by the EMRC
Posted March 8, 2019 Federal funding boost welcomed by the EMRC

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s announcement of multi-million dollar support for Perth infrastructure projects has been warmly welcomed by the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC).

EMRC adopts new fossil fuel divestment policy
Posted February 26, 2019 EMRC adopts new fossil fuel divestment policy

Up to 15% of the Eastern Regional Metropolitan Council’s investments will be diverted from financial institutions which support fossil fuel industries, following a historic Council decision at its February meeting.

EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGIONAL COUNCIL (EMRC) Notice of Investment
Posted January 30, 2019 EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGIONAL COUNCIL (EMRC) Notice of Investment Committee Meeting

Notice is hereby given that an Investment Committee Meeting will be held on Thursday, 7 February 2019, commencing at 6:30pm. The meeting will be held at EMRC’s Administration Office, 1st Floor Ascot Place, 226 Great Eastern Highway, Belmont.

EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGIONAL COUNCIL (EMRC) Christmas / New Year Closure
Posted December 7, 2018 EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGIONAL COUNCIL (EMRC) Christmas / New Year Closure

Notice is hereby given that the Ascot Place Administration Office will be closed from 5:00pm Friday, 21 December 2018 and on each day thereafter until it re-opens on Wednesday, 2 January 2019. The Hazelmere Resource Recovery Park will be closed from 3:00pm Friday, 21 December 2018 and each day thereafter until it re-opens on Wednesday, 2 January 2019. The Red Hill Waste Management Facility will be closed on Christmas Day (Tuesday, 25 December 2018) and New Year’s Day (Tuesday, 1 January 2019). The Coppin Road and Mathieson Road Transfer Stations (Shire of Mundaring) will be closed on Christmas Day (Tuesday, 25 December 2018) and New Year’s Day (Tuesday, 1 January 2019).

Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council Acting Chief Executive Officer
Posted December 3, 2018 Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council Acting Chief Executive Officer Appointed

Following the resignation of Peter Schneider, CEO of the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) in early November, Director Regional Services Wendy Harris has been appointed Acting CEO for the duration of the recruitment process for a new CEO.

EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGIONAL COUNCIL (EMRC) 2019 Council Meeting Schedule
Posted November 7, 2018 EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGIONAL COUNCIL (EMRC) 2019 Council Meeting Schedule

Notice is hereby given that ordinary meetings of the EMRC Council in 2019 will commence at 6pm on the following dates:

Resignation of Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council Chief Executive
Posted November 5, 2018 Resignation of Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council Chief Executive Officer

The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) today announces the resignation of CEO Peter Schneider.

Public Notice - Notice of Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC)
Posted October 10, 2018 Public Notice - Notice of Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) Ordinary Council Meeting Scheduled for Thursday 18 October 2018 (if required) IS REQUIRED.

Public Notice - Notice of Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) Ordinary Council Meeting Scheduled for Thursday 18 October 2018 (if required) IS REQUIRED. Notice is hereby given that an Ordinary Council Meeting will be held on Thursday 18 October 2018, commencing at 6:00pm. The meeting will be held at EMRC’s Administration Office, 1s Floor, 226 Great Eastern Highway, Belmont. PETER B. SCHNEIDER Chief Executive Officer

DRAFT DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION PLAN 2018 to 2023
Posted September 12, 2018 DRAFT DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION PLAN 2018 to 2023

PUBLIC CONSULTATION The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (the EMRC) is a Regional Council that works on behalf of its six member Councils - Town of Bassendean, City of Bayswater, City of Belmont, City of Kalamunda, Shire of Mundaring and City of Swan. The EMRC is seeking feedback in relation to its Draft Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2018 to 2023 (draft DAIP).

Red Hill Waste Management Facility Community Liaison Meeting
Posted August 1, 2018 Red Hill Waste Management Facility Community Liaison Meeting

The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) cordially invites you to attend the next Red Hill Waste Management Facility Community Liaison Group meeting. The meetings provide a forum for information exchange and communication between the organisation, local residents and other stakeholders.

EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGIONAL COUNCIL (EMRC)  Ordinary Council Meeting
Posted July 11, 2018 EASTERN METROPOLITAN REGIONAL COUNCIL (EMRC) Ordinary Council Meeting Scheduled for Thursday 19 July 2018 (if required)  IS NOT REQUIRED.

Notice is hereby given that the Ordinary Council Meeting scheduled for Thursday 19 July 2018 (if required), IS NOT REQUIRED.

EMRC Offering Local Community Groups up to $1,500
Posted July 1, 2018 EMRC Offering Local Community Groups up to $1,500

The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) is offering grants of up to $1,500 each to community groups through its 2018/2019 Community Grants Program.

EMRC to host Free Tendering Workshop for local business in Perth’s
Posted April 13, 2018 EMRC to host Free Tendering Workshop for local business in Perth’s Eastern Region

Local businesses in Perth’s Eastern Region will have the opportunity to gain an insight into local government tenders through a forum to be held at the EMRC on Wednesday 9 May 2018.

EMRC receives Lotterywest grant for a major environmental study
Posted April 11, 2018 EMRC receives Lotterywest grant for a major environmental study

The EMRC has been granted funding of $92,926 from Lotterywest to coordinate an environmental research project with Murdoch University.

EMRC wins Australian Road Safety Award
Posted March 29, 2018 EMRC wins Australian Road Safety Award

The EMRC's ‘Share the Space’ campaign has been recognised as the nation’s top Local Government Initiative at the Australian Road Safety Awards presented in Melbourne on 21 March 2018.

EMRC moves forward into the future of waste management
Posted March 16, 2018 EMRC moves forward into the future of waste management

The EMRC has taken a large step forward into the future of waste management with the signing this week of the Waste Supply Agreement with Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) for the East Rockingham Resource Recovery Facility.

EMRC calls for nominations for bushcare workshops
Posted February 5, 2018 EMRC calls for nominations for bushcare workshops

The EMRC wants to hear from residents and schools in the region who are near, or have, a favourite piece of bushland they would like to nominate for a bushcare workshop in 2018.

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