Our Profile

Overview

The City of Canning is located in Perth’s south-eastern suburbs, approximately 10 kilometres from the Perth CBD and covers approximately 65 square kilometres. It encompasses the suburbs of Bentley, Cannington, East Cannington, Canning Vale, Ferndale, Leeming, Lynwood, Parkwood, Queens Park, Maniana, Riverton, Rossmoyne, Shelley, St James, Welshpool, Willetton and Wilson. As of 2017, the City of Canning had 93,600 people living in 33,669 homes across these suburbs.

Vision and Values

Vision

City of Canning: a welcoming and thriving city

 

Values

Authentic          

Build genuine relationships

Be responsible in our actions and commitments

Resilient            

Embrace challenges to encourage our people to thrive

Support each other’s well-being

Creative             

Share our innovative thinking

Have the courage to welcome and try new ideas

Collaborate       

Work together as one team

Share our success and knowledge to thrive

 

What we have

With two leisureplexes, a golf course, four community learning hubs, ranger and community safety services, the Canning River Eco Education Centre, disability and aged care support services, youth and family services, a waste transfer station and a works depot, the City of Canning is dedicated to providing a welcoming and thriving city for all residents and visitors.

 

Employment with the City of Canning

The City of Canning is an equal employment opportunity employer, with a commitment to providing opportunities to all applicants, including Indigenous and Torres Straight Islanders and those living with a disability. The City supports a work-life balance through a range of flexible work options and provides access to other employee benefits and training and development opportunities to ensure all employees enjoy their employment experience.

Our people are our most important asset and we are dedicated to being an Employer of Choice!