Public Art in Our City: Where, Why and What?

The City is seeking community input into where, why and what types of public art you would like to see within the City of South Perth.

Public Art is part of our everyday lives - from sculptures to statues to murals, temporary or 'pop up' art - they spark interest, reaction and contribute to the social and culture fabric of the City of South Perth.

Art is also subjective. People have different ideas of what is 'good' public art and how and where it belongs within our community. Now you can contribute and have your say on public art within the City of South Perth.

Where would you like to see public art?

Please view the photo gallery to look at examples of different types of public art and view the Public Art in the City of South Perth inventory list of current and upcoming works.

How do I provide my feedback?

Place a pin onto the map where you think public art should be located within the City of South Perth. You may also like to make a comment on why it should be at this location and what type of public art could be located there. To add your feedback:

  1. Hover over the map of the City of South Perth
  2. Place the red pin on the map at the location where you would like to see public art.
  3. Comment on what type of public art and why you chose this location in the section below the pin.

The City of South Perth regularly reviews the Public Art Strategy, updates our policies and delivers a range of projects throughout the year. The City will use your input to help guide the decisions and projects as delivered annually and in future planning.


The City is seeking community input into where, why and what types of public art you would like to see within the City of South Perth.

Public Art is part of our everyday lives - from sculptures to statues to murals, temporary or 'pop up' art - they spark interest, reaction and contribute to the social and culture fabric of the City of South Perth.

Art is also subjective. People have different ideas of what is 'good' public art and how and where it belongs within our community. Now you can contribute and have your say on public art within the City of South Perth.

Where would you like to see public art?

Please view the photo gallery to look at examples of different types of public art and view the Public Art in the City of South Perth inventory list of current and upcoming works.

How do I provide my feedback?

Place a pin onto the map where you think public art should be located within the City of South Perth. You may also like to make a comment on why it should be at this location and what type of public art could be located there. To add your feedback:

  1. Hover over the map of the City of South Perth
  2. Place the red pin on the map at the location where you would like to see public art.
  3. Comment on what type of public art and why you chose this location in the section below the pin.

The City of South Perth regularly reviews the Public Art Strategy, updates our policies and delivers a range of projects throughout the year. The City will use your input to help guide the decisions and projects as delivered annually and in future planning.


  • Revised Policy P316 and Public Art Toolkit out for comment

    4 months ago
    The City has revised Policy P316 Developer Contribution for Public Art & Public Art Spaces and the Public Art Toolkit. Policy P316 has been in operation since July 2014 and requires developers of projects with a value of $4 million or greater to contribute towards public art within the City. If approved, the revised policy will:
    • Encourage contributions to the City’s Public Art Fund by offering a discount on the required contribution amount
    • Ensure that large developments diversify their artwork budget allocation, by requiring part of the contribution to be paid into the Public Art Fund
    • Require public art... Continue reading

    The City has revised Policy P316 Developer Contribution for Public Art & Public Art Spaces and the Public Art Toolkit. Policy P316 has been in operation since July 2014 and requires developers of projects with a value of $4 million or greater to contribute towards public art within the City. If approved, the revised policy will:
    • Encourage contributions to the City’s Public Art Fund by offering a discount on the required contribution amount
    • Ensure that large developments diversify their artwork budget allocation, by requiring part of the contribution to be paid into the Public Art Fund
    • Require public art proposals to be assessed against the Qualitative Assessment Criteria set out in the City’s Public Art Toolkit – A Guide for Developers.
    The feedback period for the revised Policy P316 and the Toolkit will close at 5pm, Friday 10 March 2017.