Engage Bayswater

Welcome to Engage Bayswater, the City of Bayswater's community engagement hub.

At the City of Bayswater we value the feedback we receive from the community and aim to keep you up to date with the projects that are most important to you.

On this website you will find all the projects the City is seeking community feedback on. We know that time is short, so hopefully commenting online will make it easier for you to have your say.

If you live, work or visit the City of Bayswater please register and share your ideas. Please feel free to encourage your friends, family and neighbours to join in by sharing on facebook or sending them a link to one of our consultations. 

Welcome to Engage Bayswater, the City of Bayswater's community engagement hub.

At the City of Bayswater we value the feedback we receive from the community and aim to keep you up to date with the projects that are most important to you.

On this website you will find all the projects the City is seeking community feedback on. We know that time is short, so hopefully commenting online will make it easier for you to have your say.

If you live, work or visit the City of Bayswater please register and share your ideas. Please feel free to encourage your friends, family and neighbours to join in by sharing on facebook or sending them a link to one of our consultations. 

  • Meltham Station Precinct Structure Plan

    2 days ago

    The City of Bayswater has received the Meltham Station Precinct Structure plan for the area surrounding the Meltham train station. The structure plan has been prepared by Planning Solutions on behalf of a land owner within the structure plan area, to facilitate higher density residential and mixed use development with the structure plan area. The City is inviting comments on the structure plan from the community during the public advertising period concluding Monday 13 February 2017.

    The City of Bayswater has received the Meltham Station Precinct Structure plan for the area surrounding the Meltham train station. The structure plan has been prepared by Planning Solutions on behalf of a land owner within the structure plan area, to facilitate higher density residential and mixed use development with the structure plan area. The City is inviting comments on the structure plan from the community during the public advertising period concluding Monday 13 February 2017.

  • De Lacy Reserve floodlight upgrade update

    about 1 month ago

    The City of Bayswater hosted a community workshop on Monday 5 December to discuss and receive feedback on the planned floodlight upgrade at De Lacy Reserve, Maylands. The workshop was attended by 37 residents as well as a number of City of Bayswater Councillors and staff.

    Find out more here.


    The City of Bayswater hosted a community workshop on Monday 5 December to discuss and receive feedback on the planned floodlight upgrade at De Lacy Reserve, Maylands. The workshop was attended by 37 residents as well as a number of City of Bayswater Councillors and staff.

    Find out more here.


  • Skippers Row Sub-Division

    about 1 month ago

    The City of Bayswater hosted a community workshop on Tuesday 13 December to discuss and receive feedback on potential alternatives for the Skippers Row Sub-Division Development on King William Street in Bayswater. The workshop was attended by 34 people as well as a number of City of Bayswater Councillors and staff.

    At the workshop three development alternatives were presented for consideration and discussion with the aim of identifying a preferred development that:

    - Manages the impact on Carter's wetland

    - Responds to sensitive, nearby land uses; and

    - Recognises the... Continue reading

    The City of Bayswater hosted a community workshop on Tuesday 13 December to discuss and receive feedback on potential alternatives for the Skippers Row Sub-Division Development on King William Street in Bayswater. The workshop was attended by 34 people as well as a number of City of Bayswater Councillors and staff.

    At the workshop three development alternatives were presented for consideration and discussion with the aim of identifying a preferred development that:

    - Manages the impact on Carter's wetland

    - Responds to sensitive, nearby land uses; and

    - Recognises the landowners' development rights.

    A wide variety of input was provided by participants, for the City to consider when progressing the matter.

    Find out more here.
  • Maylands Waterland Beyond 2017

    4 months ago
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    Maylands Waterland was developed in the late 1970s and its facilities are dated and nearing the end of their operating life.

    Council wants to work with the community to find the best way to retain the community benefits of the Maylands Waterland area in a way that is economically and environmentally sustainable.


    Maylands Waterland was developed in the late 1970s and its facilities are dated and nearing the end of their operating life.

    Council wants to work with the community to find the best way to retain the community benefits of the Maylands Waterland area in a way that is economically and environmentally sustainable.

  • Help us Develop our Urban Forest Strategy

    2 months ago

    The City of Bayswater has around 32,000 trees and they make a significant contribution to enhancing the quality of our urban living environment.

    The City is developing an urban forest strategy. This document will set a vision for what our Urban Forest should look like in ten years' time and will identify the high level policy tools required to achieve this outcome.

    Help us to develop this important strategy by providing your feedback.

    The City of Bayswater has around 32,000 trees and they make a significant contribution to enhancing the quality of our urban living environment.

    The City is developing an urban forest strategy. This document will set a vision for what our Urban Forest should look like in ten years' time and will identify the high level policy tools required to achieve this outcome.

    Help us to develop this important strategy by providing your feedback.

  • Let's Talk about the Strategic Community Plan

    3 months ago

    Every four years Council undertakes a major review of the Strategic Community Plan (SCP) to help plan for the future and ensure that services reflect the community's aspirations. The SCP covers a minimum period of ten years and is supported by the Corporate Business Plan.

    We are seeking community input to help us understand what you are most proud of as a resident or ratepayer of the City of Bayswater; what one thing Council could do within their capacity to make a real difference for the community; and one thing that you believe the Council could stop doing, or do... Continue reading

    Every four years Council undertakes a major review of the Strategic Community Plan (SCP) to help plan for the future and ensure that services reflect the community's aspirations. The SCP covers a minimum period of ten years and is supported by the Corporate Business Plan.

    We are seeking community input to help us understand what you are most proud of as a resident or ratepayer of the City of Bayswater; what one thing Council could do within their capacity to make a real difference for the community; and one thing that you believe the Council could stop doing, or do less of? This information will help us to prioritise the many activities, services and facilities that Council provides.

    Find out more here.


  • Development Applications - Public Advertising

    5 months ago
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    Please follow the linkfor a list of development applications currently being advertised by the City for public comment.



    Please follow the link for a list of development applications currently being advertised by the City for public comment.



  • Bayswater Town Centre Structure Plan

    5 months ago
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    Preparation of a structure plan for the Bayswater town centre is underway and the community have a leading role. Click here for more information and to register for updates on the project.

    Preparation of a structure plan for the Bayswater town centre is underway and the community have a leading role. Click here for more information and to register for updates on the project.
  • TPS24 - Amendment No.67 - 'Expansion of Maylands Activity Centre'

    2 months ago

    The City of Bayswater has initiated scheme amendment 68 to Town Planning Scheme No.24 (TPS 24) and is inviting comments from the community during the public advertising period concluding Friday 23 December 2016.

    The Scheme amendment is proposing to rezone Lot 8, 132 Guildford Road, Maylands and Lot 70, 55 Central Avenue Maylands to 'Maylands Activity Centre Zone' and to extend the boundary of Special Control Area 2 (SCA 2) to include both properties.

    Additionally, it is proposed to amend Schedule 10 of TPS 24 to include additional development provisions relating to building heights, setback, land use and built form within SCA 2 which are specific to 132 Guildford Road and 55 Central Avenue, Maylands.


    The City of Bayswater has initiated scheme amendment 68 to Town Planning Scheme No.24 (TPS 24) and is inviting comments from the community during the public advertising period concluding Friday 23 December 2016.

    The Scheme amendment is proposing to rezone Lot 8, 132 Guildford Road, Maylands and Lot 70, 55 Central Avenue Maylands to 'Maylands Activity Centre Zone' and to extend the boundary of Special Control Area 2 (SCA 2) to include both properties.

    Additionally, it is proposed to amend Schedule 10 of TPS 24 to include additional development provisions relating to building heights, setback, land use and built form within SCA 2 which are specific to 132 Guildford Road and 55 Central Avenue, Maylands.


  • Beaufort Park Playground Equipment Replacement

    4 months ago

    Every two years the City commissions an independent audit of its playgrounds to update and review a 15 year playground asset replacement plan. The audit advises if playgrounds meet the required Australian Standards and provides a schedule of recommended playground upgrades and replacements based on age, condition and compliance to current standards.

    Every two years the City commissions an independent audit of its playgrounds to update and review a 15 year playground asset replacement plan. The audit advises if playgrounds meet the required Australian Standards and provides a schedule of recommended playground upgrades and replacements based on age, condition and compliance to current standards.