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Community Partnerships, Programs & Grants

1. Western Suburbs Regional Organisation of Councils

The Western Suburbs Regional Organisation of Councils (WESROC) comprises seven western suburbs councils working on a voluntary partnership, on projects across or on shared boundaries, and to address cross-boundary regional issues.The organisation is hosted by the City of Nedlands and more information can be found here.

2. Waterwise Council Program

The Waterwise Council Program, established in 2009, is a partnership between Water Corporation and the Department of Water.

The Town of Cambridge is a proud Waterwise Council, which means we have made a commitment to be a leader in promoting efficient and effective water management in our community.

For more information visit the Water Corporation website.

3. Adopt-A-Park Program

Consider your local park an extension of your own backyard and help the Town maintain these valuable natural areas for the community. 

By participating in the program, you will be contributing to creating a cleaner environment and building a safer neighbourhood everyone can enjoy. 

See how you can get involved and register online to support your park. 

Adopt a Park Flyer(PDF, 880KB)

If you would like to adopt your local park, complete the online form below and a member of our Parks team will be in touch to help get you started.

Adopt Your Local Park

4. Cambridge Coastcare

Cambridge Coastcare is a not-for-profit community organisation which undertakes coastal rehabilitation projects on the stretch of coastline with the Town of Cambridge, as well as promoting its conservation and awareness of its ecology.

If you would like to join or volunteer, visit the Cambridge Coastcare Website.

5. Friends of Bold Park

The Friends of Bold Park Bushland is a community group committed to protecting Bold Park.

They play an integral role in protecting the integrity of the park, running regeneration projects and providing free guided walks through the bushland.

For more information visit the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority website.

6. Friends of Roscommon Nature Reserve

Friends of Roscommon Reserve, a small dedicated group of local residents, are intent on preserving this important reserve and do so by regular weeding, mulching and clean up days throughout the year.

7. Friends of Perry Lakes

The Friends of Perry Lakes (Inc) was formed by local residents with assistance from the Town of Cambridge in 2021 to help conserve and enhance the Perry Lakes and Alderbury Reserve natural environment. Our activities include:

  • Weeding days on the third Sunday morning of each month
  • Regular talks and guided walks focused on learning about the local birds, wildlife and vegetation as well as the historical and cultural significance of the area
  • Working with the Town of Cambridge to protect and enhance the local environment
  • Regular social activities to meet other members of the group.

We encourage people who enjoy spending time at Perry Lakes to consider volunteering some of their time to work with us to enhance the park through weeding and revegetation activities, whilst also learning more about the park and meeting some great new people. Contact us to find out more about upcoming events and how to become a member. 

8. Community Gardening

There are three community gardens located in the Town of Cambridge providing an opportunity for community members to rent a plot, tend to communal areas, become a member or participate in workshop activities and busy bees.

The West Leederville Community Garden is located at 78 Cambridge Street, West Leederville. For more information visit the West Leederville Community Garden website

The Lake Monger Community Garden is located at the north end of Lake Monger, between the Dodd Street car park and Powis Street. For more information visit the Lake Monger Community Garden Facebook page.

The Community Food Forest is located at the north end of Fred Burton Drive in City Beach – look for the lovely scarecrow. The Community Food Forest is an open space that has fruit and nut trees, annual vegetables and Bush Tucker plants for the local Community to enjoy and to learn what can be grown in their area. They host community working bees on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 8am to 10am. All welcome.

9. Sustainable Grants Program

The Town of Cambridge Sustainable Grants Program provides funding for community driven sustainability projects which encourage Cambridge residents to be more sustainable.

It aims to give members of the Cambridge community, local businesses and local groups an opportunity to work together on projects that will benefit the whole community. 

Visit the Sustainable Grants webpage to find out more and apply.

 

Town of Cambridge is a proud Waterwise Council.

 

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