February 26, 2021

Moving to a new home is the perfect opportunity to explore a new area, meet new faces and grow friendships in a brand-new community. Along with that excitement also comes the task of finding out all the essential need-to-knows in your new area such as bin days, watering days and important local amenities. We’ve put together all the information you need to know about your new area in Baldivis so you can focus on your new home and become a local in no time! Have a read to find out all you need to know about your new Brightwood community.

Local childcare

Put your little ones in the care of the team at Sona’s Early Learning and Care, located right here at Brightwood. Sona’s is open Monday – Friday 7am- 6pm, with a qualified team of caring educators who utilise their skills and knowledge to create a positive learning environment and endless opportunities for all children. Sona’s is in walking distance from your new home in Brightwood – which is even more convenient! To find out more or register your child, visit: https://sonaschildcare.com.au/locate-us/childcare-baldivis/

Other childcare options near your home in Brightwood include:

  • Buggles Childcare
  • Busy Bees at Rivergums
  • Goodstart Early Learning Baldivis

Waste and Recycling

The City of Rockingham offer an expansive and easy way to find out your bin days, all you have to do is put in your address and they let you know when to put the bins out! Visit https://rockingham.wa.gov.au to find out more information from their easy-to-read resources, especially as bin changes to the Baldivis area were in place as of 22nd February.

Watering Days

When we stick to our watering days, together we can save around 4.5 billion litres of water a year in WA! Again, as every house is different, just pop in your house or lot number and the Water Corporation will be able to tell you your suited days: https://www.watercorporation.c...

Local council

Welcome to the City of Rockingham, your new local council. The City of Rockingham is packed full of fun activities, art and culture, heritage and an expanding neighbourhood creating liveable suburbs. Visit the City of Rockingham website, where you can find out all the local events and what’s happening around your community. Keep this link handy to stay up to date with current projects, contact a ranger, read the news, register your pet or find an event on the weekends to attend with the little ones: https://rockingham.wa.gov.au/

Local libraries

The local library is a great resource for new Brightwood residents as it offers plenty of opportunities to get to know your fellow neighbours while having some fun at the community events and activities. As Brightwood is located centrally, there’s lots to choose from, whether you’re after some kids activities, a workshop to learn a new skill or simply somewhere to browse and borrow a book. So why not expand your knowledge, learn something new and meet like-minded people…all close to your new home. Here are some of our favourite libraries near Brightwood:

  • Mary Davies Library and Community Centre
  • Warnbro Community library
  • Rockingham Central Library
  • Safety Bay Library

Local education

We know when looking at moving suburbs choosing somewhere with education options within close reach is a top priority. With 8 schools in the Baldivis area to choose from, you will have a choice of independent public schools and private schools with two Secondary options. The government has also announced a new Primary School will open in Baldivis. Yet to be named, the primary school will be located on Nairn Drive with construction starting in late 2019. Accommodating up to 430 students from Kindergarten to Year 6 it is anticipated the school will open in 2021. Keep an eye out for:

  • Ridge View Secondary College (Conveniently located at the back of Brightwood)
  • Baldivis Primary School
  • Baldivis Secondary College
  • Baldivis Gardens Primary School
  • Tranby College
  • Makybe Rise Primary School

With something for all ages and requirements, we’re sure you will be able to pick the appropriate school for your little ones to start learning.

Local parks

When it comes to finding the perfect park, Brightwoods Adventure Park ticks all of the boxes when it comes to a great day out for families, making it one of Perth’s best playgrounds. There is plenty to keep the kids entertained for hours including lots of fun play equipment, wide open green spaces to kick a ball and lots of shade for a delicious picnic. It’s also a great spot to meet fellow Brightwood residents!

Start planning your future here in Brightwood and have access to all of these options on your doorstep. We would love to welcome you to this family friendly and close knit community, get in touch with our friendly sales team and start planning your future today.

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