The most recent version of the Altone Local Area Plan was reviewed in 2021 and is planned to be reviewed again in 2026.
The plan highlights the priorities of the community identified during the consultation period. It also creates a roadmap for the City to plan for and deliver outcomes that meet the aspirations and needs of the community.
Current LAP Priorities
- Playground Replacement (Playground Renewal Project) – Seine Park – 23/24 – Darwin Crescent, Beechboro
- Nature Play space – Greenfield Park, Caversham – 23/24
- Playground replacement (Playground Renewal Project) – Taylor Park – 23/24 – 2244 West Swan Rd, Caversham
- Public art at Bottlebrush Park installed on 17 February 2023.
- Road Works – Bennett Springs Drive – Foamed Bitumen Stabilisation – 23/24
- New Bus Shelter – Stop 15670
- Benara Road Roundabout Upgrades – civil works at the Benara road and Daviot Road intersection in preparation for service relocation. Modifications will also be made at the end of May to improve the safety.
- Pedestrian crossing installed at Aussat Drive in Kiara.
- Adoption of Urban Forest Plan in 2022 led to the City commencing work on a local policy guiding tree retention and management through all stages of planning and development.
- The City of Swan is running its biggest ever giveaway of 45,000 free trees and plants in 2023.
- Street tree planting along Amazon Drive, Beechboro will occur in 2023/24.
- Altone People at Place community networking event held November 2022 at Caversham Community Centre. 50 people including elected members attended.
- Diwali Festival October 2022 at Altone Park. Delivered by Kingz Multicultural Club. 3,500 people attended, supported by Community Development Beechboro and Place Activation funding.
- Altone Comes Alive-Harmony Week Celebration. Saturday 18 March 2023.
- Multi-faith Bus Tour took place in July 2022 - Four Places of Worship visited. 20 Participants.
Swan Active Beechboro offers:
- Swimming lessons for 6 months old to 18 years old. 2100 enrolments in this program.
- Junior Basketball program runs on Friday and Saturday with approx. 800 participants.
- Junior coaching programs for basketball, netball and soccer for 5-11 year olds.
The Hobby Hive at Beechboro Library offers:
- Adult craft club runs every Friday afternoon and is open to all crafting expertise. This club averages 7 participants per session.
The Altone Youth Centre provides a range of programs during the school holidays including classes, excursion and activities.
- Seniors Healthy Active Group Assoc. (Caversham Seniors). This program provides weekly social gatherings and activities.
- Inspire! Accidental Counsellor Training Monday, January 30 9.30 am -3.30 pm to teach skills to provide support and assistance to friends, family, colleagues or strangers.
- In July 2022 Kaleidoscope Mentoring Programs ran migrant women’s job readiness workshops.
- The Coder Dojo runs Tuesdays 4 - 5pm. This is a club for self-motivated young people to learn to code and explore technology. This class averages 15 people per session.
The City launched the Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Training in May 2023. This staff training allows employees to develop an indepth awareness and appreciation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural practices, knowledge and history.
NAIDOC week celebrations will be held at Ottawa Park, Amazon Drive in Beechboro on June 27. The event is free to attend and will include Welcome to Country Smoking Ceremony, stalls, activities, food and more.
Beechboro Library will be running a range of programs during NAIDOC week for kids and families.
Beechboro Library will have a Aboriginal book display during National Reconciliation Week.