The area comprising Aveley was once part of the suburb of Ellenbrook. In 1897, George Hardey Barrett-Lennard purchased a large tract of land and named the property “Belhus”, after the family estate in Aveley, England. The name Aveley was approved in 2006.
Find your bin and verge collection days
Download your Waste Recycling Guide
Tel: 9267 9267
The City encourages you to be a 'Litter Reporter' to help keep our City clean. To find out more visit the Keep Australia Beautiful website.
1094 Toodyay Road, Red Hill, 6056
Tel: 9574 6235Fax: 9574 6300
Opening Days & TimesMonday to Friday, 7.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday, 8.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Regular free tours are conducted of the Red Hill Waste Management Facility. To find out more visit the EMRC website.
Customer Advocate (Ranger): 9267 9267
Graffiti Hotline: 1800 44 22 55
Vandalism: 131 444
Anti-social behaviour: 131 444
Telephone: 9222 1513
2 Civic Terrace, Ellenbrook, 6069
Tel: 9297 9800Fax: 9297 9898
Your local place office can help with general City services including: community development and funding matters; fire and community safety concerns; bush care and environmental queries; land use queries; business development and tourism; environmental health; building queries; youth matters; local events; community planning; animal matters and much more.
Ellenbrook Place Office
90 Main Street, Ellenbrook
Place Manager: Janelle Easthope
Youth & Community Development Officer:
0400 671 810
Community Development Coordinator:
0417 830 266
Opening Days & Times
Please contact the Ellenbrook Library on 9297 9604 for more information on opening hours and how to book appointments.
Ward: Ellenbrook WardMobile: 0433 288 953Email: email@example.com
Ward: Ellenbrook WardMobile: 0428 882 778Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ward: Ellenbrook WardMobile: 0418 222 541Fax: 9297 3614Email: email@example.com
Follow the links to find your local representatives.
House of Representatives
Visit the Department of the Attorney General website to find your Local Justice of the Peace (JPs)
Book Clubs provide an opportunity to discuss books and literature in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Book Club sessions are held regularly throughout the year at several library branches.
We also have Book Club Sets available for loan if you have your own Book Club or would like to start one.
Your Local Library Presents are sessions that provide the opportunity to hear talks on some fascinating topics or take part in some great workshops.
Your Local Library Presents sessions are held regularly throughout the year at several of our library branches.
Visit the Ellenbrook Community Library details page and select the Our Events tab to see what events are on at this branch.
Your Local Library Presents sessions are free to attend unless stated otherwise.
Swan Family Connect is a free information and referral service for City of Swan families with children under 12 years of age.
Visit the Activities and Programs for Families page for more information about the service and contact details.
If you're a parent with a baby under 24 months come down to the Ellenbrook Community Library cafe space for the opportunity to meet others, have a chat and find out what is going on in the Ellenbrook area for families.
These sessions are organised by Swan Family Connect and the Ellenbrook Swan Perinatal Mental Health Working Group.
For further information contact:
telephone: 9297 9600 or 0417 242 017
Thursdays, 9.00am - 1.00pm
Free to attend.
Rhymetime introduces your baby to the joy of books, rhymes, songs and the library.
City of Swan Libraries also hold Rhymetime sessions at other library branches.
2 to 24 months old
Storytime involves stories, rhymes, crafts and lots of fun for parents and kids alike.
Storytime sessions are held regularly throughout the year at all library branches.
2 to 5 years old
Want to know what to do with all your family history research?
Join Kay for some hints and tips on using the computer software Family Tree Maker as well as some other useful resources.
These informative and interactive workshops will teach you how to:
Places are limited so bookings are essential.
For more information or to book contact Ellenbrook Community Library on 9297 9600 or book online.
Friday August 1, 10am - 12pm
Do you have a business in the City of Swan or are you thinking of setting up a business? We want to engage with you through the Swan Business Engagement Program!
Meet with an Economic Development representative from the City of Swan to help you:
Tuesday August 5
9.00am - 1.00pm
Book now on firstname.lastname@example.org
If these days don't work for you please contact us for further discussion
True Romance - James and Ellen Stirling and the Founding of Ellen’s Brook
Join local history enthusiast Anthony Alborn for a series of talks on the history of Ellen Stirling, the origins of Ellenbrook and the important role Governor Stirling played in the founding of Western Australia.
This session will focus on James and Ellen Stirling, as well as Ellen’s Brook.
Places are limited so bookings are essential.
Tuesday August 5, 10.00am - 12.00pm
Want to save your precious family photos so that they can be shared with future generations?
Book a one-on-one session with a staff member and learn how to scan and save your photos and documents.
All you need to bring along are some photos or family history documents (eg marriage certificates) and a USB drive to save them onto.
Friday August 8, 10am - 11am
James’ return to England, his efforts to establish, and his subsequent founding of the Swan River Colony.
This session will focus on James’ return to England and his efforts to establish the Swan River Colony.
Tuesday August 12, 10.00am - 12.00pm
A powerful and haunting novel about family, motherhood and letting go.
Book your place now to hear local author Dawn Barker talk about her new book Let Her Go. Dawn grew up in Scotland, studied Medicine at Aberdeen University, specialising in psychiatry, before moving to Australia to complete her training.
In 2010, her first novel Fractured was selected for the Hachette/Queensland Writers Centre’s manuscript development program which led to its publication by Hachette in 2013. Dawn lives in Perth, Western Australia, with her husband and three children.
Signed copies of Dawn's books will be available for purchase from Dymocks on the night.
Place are limited for this FREE event, so bookings are essential.
For further information on this event or to book contact Ellenbrook Community Library on 9297 9600 or book online.
Book cover of Let Her Go by Dawn Barker
Wednesday August 13, 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Friday August 15, 10am - 11am
Fee-Fi-Fo-Fum! Come along and join the fun!
Dads and granddads are invited to bring their children and grandchildren along to enjoy an interactive storytelling session.
There will be fun action rhymes and songs followed by a craft activity.
Suitable for children aged 3 to 7 years old. No bookings required.
For more information contact Ellenbrook Community Library on 9297 9600.
Saturday August 16, 10.30am - 11.30am
How the Swan River Colony grew and developed under Governor Stirling.
Tuesday August 19, 10.00am - 12.00pm
Friday August 22, 10am - 11am
Meet and Hear—Sean E. Avery (Author & Illustrator)
Celebrate Children’s Book Week with a special ‘meet and hear’ event at Ellenbrook Library with children’s author Sean E Avery. Sean’s first picture book, All Monkey’s Love Bananas is currently in its second print run and has had rights purchased for publication in foreign markets. It is a sweet story about friendship and trying new things.
His next book, Treefrog, is an animated iBook due for release later this year by Desert Island Publishing. Sean is also a talented graphic designer and sculpter and has recently had some of his sculptures purchased by Ripley’s Believe it or Not for display in their Hollywood and Baltimore museums.
Children of all ages are welcome at this special author visit. Places are limited for this FREE event, so bookings are essential.
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Saturday August 23, 10.00am - 11.00am
Join us at Ellenbrook Community Library as local author Esme Park brings to life her family history with childhood scenes, voices and personalities.
Mulberry Tree: Growing up in Merredin is a memoir of times lived with imagination and curiosity.
This is a story of striving, sometimes failing, laughing and crying, loving and being loved and making the most out of every opportunity.
Refreshments provided. Places are limited so bookings are required.
Tuesday August 26, 10am
Friday August 29, 10am - 11am
Saturday September 13, 10.30am - 11.30am
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