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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

In line with latest Federal and State Government requirements to limit the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community, and the mandatory directive from the Prime Minister to shut down all non-essential services, the City of Gosnells has closed all of its public facilities.

This includes the front counters of the Civic Centre and Operations Centre.

Our Customer Service Officers are continuing to provide support through the City’s telephone Contact Centre. Many payments and enquiries can still be made by calling 9397 3000 or via the City’s website here.


For the welfare of our customers and staff, the City has closed the following facilities to the public.

  • Civic Centre front counter
  • City Operations Centre
  • Libraries
  • Leisure World
  • Don Russell Performing Arts Centre
  • Addie Mills Centre – Meals on Wheels, the hairdressing service and welfare telephone checks of all vulnerable clients will continue
  • Youth Centres
  • Wilkinson Homestead Museum
  • City Pound
  • Playgrounds, skate parks and outdoor gyms

Refunds will be provided for all cancelled facilities bookings and for all DRPAC ticket holders. We appreciate your patience as we work through this process. Leisure World memberships will be suspended until the centre reopens. The City is also making arrangements in relation to its lessees and will be in direct contact with them.

Library members with a current and valid membership can access the City's digital collections and free online resources


Essential City services are continuing to operate, however some may have modified arrangements.

  • Civic Centre front counter
  • Building and Planning applications – accepting online lodgements only
  • Contact Centre continues normal operations 9397 3000, Monday – Friday between 8.30am – 5pm
  • Operations Centre – closed to the public

Programs and Events

A number of City programs and events have been cancelled due to Federal and State Government requirements relating to COVID-19. 

  • Local Planning Strategy and Scheme Community Information Sessions – 26 March and 2 April. Online submissions accepted here
  • Neighbour Day Café Conversations – 25 March
  • Health Wellbeing Workshop Series Two – commencing Wednesday 25 March
  • All Children’s and Youth Programs and Events – Park Play, Late Night Basketball, Roll on Skate Series, Youth Week Festival, Park Sharks Skate Competition, Gozzy Rock
  • Ghost Walks – 3 April
  • The Lion King Perth Airport Sunset Cinema – 4 April
  • ANZAC Day commemoration (Gosnells Sub-branch of the RSL)
  • Community Art Exhibition and Awards 
  • NAIDOC Week celebrations 
  • Citizenship Ceremonies 


The rescheduled City Council Meeting will take place at 7.30pm on Tuesday 31 March.

While this meeting will be closed to the public in line with Federal and State Government directives, members of the community can still submit questions and statements in writing prior to the meeting, as usual. Statements will be read out during the meeting and responses to questions will be published in the Minutes.

The Agenda can be found here.

Public Toilets

Public toilets at the Civic Centre in Gosnells, Gosnells Train Station, Mills Park Centre (building only) in Beckenham, Leipold Pavilion at Sutherlands Park, Harmony Fields in Maddington and Tom Bateman Sporting Complex in Thornlie will remain open and be supplied with soap, toilet paper and hygiene signage. All other public toilets are closed.

The City recommends that members of our community stay informed about COVID-19 and continue to practise good hygiene, social distancing and self-isolation (where required). For the latest health-related information and advice, please visit the WA Department of Health website, which is updated daily, or call the Coronavirus health information line on 1800 020 080.

For updates on the City's ongoing response to COVID-19, please check this website regularly and follow our corporate Facebook page. Important updates will also be provided via our eNewsletter database.

Last Updated: Monday 30 March, 2020

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