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Record-breaking rainfall boosts EMRC-coordinated ‘Flood Aware Be
Posted 06 September 2021 Record-breaking rainfall boosts EMRC-coordinated ‘Flood Aware Be Prepared’ community awareness campaign

Flooding caused by the wettest July in decades has given extra momentum to a timely community awareness campaign promoting the benefits of advanced planning to increase community safety and reduce the risk of flood damage.

Avon Descent Family Fun Day events go ahead this weekend with grant
Posted 11 August 2021 Avon Descent Family Fun Day events go ahead this weekend with grant support from Lotterywest

The recent heavy rainfall looks set to make this weekend’s Avon Descent a thriller – with the series of riverside Family Fun Day events adding more excitement to the mix.

The EMRC is pioneering the Circular Economy in WA
Posted 24 June 2021 The EMRC is pioneering the Circular Economy in WA

The impetus behind adoption of a Circular Economy in Western Australia has been given a major boost by the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council’s first Circular Economy Masterclass.

Ayurveda for Wellness – promoting good health in award-winning style
Posted 26 February 2021 Ayurveda for Wellness – promoting good health in award-winning style

With over 23 years’ experience as an Ayurveda Practitioner, Vidhu Sharma has a vision to promote Western Australia as a place free of illness, mental health issues, misery, worries and violence by promoting the benefits of a 5,000-year-old healthcare system.

IPS Management Consultants – placing Indigenous business growth front and
Posted 12 February 2021 IPS Management Consultants – placing Indigenous business growth front and centre

A passionate shared desire to build the capacity of Indigenous communities and increase opportunities for Indigenous people is driving the winner of the Business Management Award at the recent 27th Belmont & Western Australian Small Business Awards.

EMRC and Grow It Local partner up to spread the good news on food and
Posted 15 December 2020 EMRC and Grow It Local partner up to spread the good news on food and garden waste

The benefits of diverting food and garden waste from landfill and converting it into a valuable organic resource is the focus of a new education campaign launched today by the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) and Grow It Local.

Move towards circular economy given fresh impetus by EMRC Investment
Posted 03 November 2020 Move towards circular economy given fresh impetus by EMRC Investment Prospectus

Businesses in Perth’s Eastern Region are advantageously placed to benefit from adoption of the EMRC’s commitment to the circular economy, said EMRC CEO Marcus Geisler.

‘No matter the case, Share the Space!’ EMRC road safety campaign a great
Posted 21 October 2020 ‘No matter the case, Share the Space!’ EMRC road safety campaign a great success around Perth!

The Share the Space campaign, a behavioural change initiative coordinated by the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC), has been successfully promoted throughout Perth’s Eastern Region over the last six weeks. With a focus on inspiring compassion for others, particularly those who are using mobility equipment in shared spaces, the program will continue to provide long-lasting important messaging to all road and path users.

EMRC confirms sponsorship of major regional business award
Posted 22 September 2020 EMRC confirms sponsorship of major regional business award

The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) is furthering its support for local business development with sponsorship of the 2020 EMRC Business Person of the Year at the prestigious 27th Belmont & Western Australia Small Business Awards.

EMRC supports business and industry growth in Perth's Eastern Region
Posted 22 September 2020 EMRC supports business and industry growth in Perth's Eastern Region

Supporting ongoing growth of industry and business in Perth’s Eastern Region is a priority for the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC), especially more now than ever with the impact of COVID-19. The ‘Investing in Perth’s Eastern Region’ Prospectus, published today, is a practical resource for all current and future global, national and local investors considering investment decisions in business and industry in the Region.

‘No matter the case, Share the Space!’ EMRC launches major road safety
Posted 14 September 2020 ‘No matter the case, Share the Space!’ EMRC launches major road safety campaign

The safety of community members who walk, cycle and drive is the aim of the new campaign coordinated by the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC). The campaign focus is on raising awareness around the use of share the spaces by different modes of transport, people with various ability and the elderly.

Waste audit findings published
Posted 21 February 2020 Waste audit findings published

Valuable data on the amount and types of waste generated by householders in EMRC member Council areas are now available following a waste audit carried out in preparation for the introduction of FOGO (Food Organics Garden Organics) in Perth’s Eastern region.

Midvale business turns Perth’s sandy soil into flourishing home-grown
Posted 18 December 2019 Midvale business turns Perth’s sandy soil into flourishing home-grown sustainable food source

From green shoots to healthy roots - a Midvale couples’ dream of healthier soils for all has grown into a thriving business.

Happiness First – the golden rule for customer care at award-winning
Posted 17 December 2019 Happiness First – the golden rule for customer care at award-winning Northam café

2019 Belmont & WA Small Business Award winners Brad and Sue Day say their growing string of prestigious business awards is down to their constant focus on customer service and quick responses to changing needs.

Register Now for Community Tour - Red Hill Waste Management Facility
Posted 05 December 2019 Register Now for Community Tour - Red Hill Waste Management Facility

Join the EMRC's Waste Educators for a FREE tour of the Red Hill Waste Management Facility - Departing from Belmont. Register now on https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/emrc-waste-education-15530649837

Register Now! EMRC's Free Earth Carers Course
Posted 26 April 2019 Register Now! EMRC's Free Earth Carers Course

Earth Carers is a dynamic three-week course for residents of Perth’s Eastern Region, which teaches practical ways to live with less waste

Having a community event during Autumn? Register your event for free with
Posted 18 December 2018 Having a community event during Autumn? Register your event for free with us!

The EMRC Autumn Festival program is seeking local community events held within the Cities of Bayswater and Belmont and the Town of Bassendean.

Perth's Autumn Festival - we want your events!
Posted 23 February 2018 Perth's Autumn Festival - we want your events!

The Perth's Autumn Festival is a collection of community events held across the region from 1 March to 30 May. Cultural, environmental and recreational events occurring in the region between 1 March and 31 May 2018 are sought for the program each year.

EMRC recognised for providing heart healthy initiatives
Posted 30 October 2017 EMRC recognised for providing heart healthy initiatives

The EMRC is the recipient of the Heart Foundation's National Innovation category for the Swan River Ramble project and received a Highly Commended acknowledgment in the State Heart Foundation Local Government Awards for the combined Swan River Ramble and #ride2market initiatives.

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