The City of Gosnells Beautification Strategy 2012-2016 has now concluded. The Strategy was successful in focusing the City on a range of actions designed to improve the visual amenity of the area and there were some notable achievements over its course:
- 441 residents registered as Litter Reporters with Keep Australia Beautiful
- 13 illegal dumping warning signs were erected at nine known dumping hot spots
- Littering education is now being provided to 2,000 school students per year through the Safe City Education Program for Schools (SEPS)
- Surveillance cameras continue to be deployed at illegal dumping hot spots in partnership with the Department of Environment Regulation (DER)
- A two-man verge maintenance crew has been established
- A number of degraded streetscapes have been improved, including:
- Albany highway median strip landscaping
- Nicholson Road verge, median and roundabout landscaping
- Warton Road median and verge landscaping.
The City has now incorporated a number of actions from the Strategy into its day to day operations and will remain focused on identifying areas for improvement. The full Council report on the conclusion of the Beautification Strategy can be found at the link below.