Celebrating 50 years of our City

On 3 May 2018 we are celebrating 50 years since the Shire of Melville officially became a City.

We are Turning 50 in May - Come and Celebrate with Us

In celebration of our 50th Birthday the City invites you to attend the events listed below.

50 Trees to Celebrate 50 Years

To celebrate 50 years, we are planting 50 trees at Piney Lakes Reserve. Come along to celebrate the first tree to be planted. Our dedication to creating a clean and green community continues and has been strengthened by our recently adopted Urban Forest Strategy.

Date:     Thursday, 3 May 2018
Time:     8.00am till 9.00am
Where:  Piney Lakes Reserve, 555 Leach Highway, Winthrop

50th Birthday Party

Come along and celebrate our 50th Birthday with staff, the community and Elected Members. Enjoy a cuppa and a slice of birthday cake at our special 50th celebration.

Date:     Thursday, 3 May 2018
Time:     3.00pm to 5.00pm
Where:  City of Melville Main Hall, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon

RSVP below by Tuesday, 24 April 2018


50 Years 50 Objects

Wireless Hill Museum are proud to present 50 Objects - 50 Years, an exhibition showcasing a selection of 50 community and museum objects and stories. Don’t miss this remarkable exhibition celebrating 50 years of Melville memories and our rich history. The exhibition and associated talks and programs will run until December 2018.

Date:     Open now till December 2018
Time:    During normal opening hours. Check times here
Where:  Wireless Hill Museum, Telefunken Drive, Adross

50th Art Installation

ART IN PLACE, commissioned by the City of Melville, will bring a new temporary public artwork to the Canning Beach Road foreshore to commemorate and celebrate our 50th anniversary.

50th Birthday Banners

As it gets closer to September, keep a look out for colourful 50th Birthday banners along Canning Highway with artwork supplied from local school aged students.