Our Advocacy Priorities

 

Byford Skate Park

We’re committed to building an active, engaged, and connected young community who will continue to give back through a range of local facilities, programs, and initiatives.

Project Summary

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2020/2021 $800,000

Federal Government

State Government


Byford Skate Park

Freight Rail Realignment

The South-West freight rail currently runs through the Mundijong-Whitby urban cell, splitting the town centre. This creates significant issues around planning, infrastructure development, transport and community amenity.

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2022/2023 $60 million

Main Roads WA

Department of Transport

Freight Rail Realignment

Hypergrowth Network Implementation Plan

We’re committed to improving the road networks in our southern localities for the benefit of residents to facilitate the Shire’s growth and the industrial development of our region.

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2020/2021 $9.6 million

Main Roads WA

Contractors

Hypergrowth Network Implementation Plan

Keirnan Park Recreational Precinct

With the Shire set to experience further hyper-growth, it’s imperative that we effectively plan for and execute the timely delivery of sport and recreational facilities to meet the needs of our changing community.

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2018/2028 $100 million

Federal Government

State Government

Local Groups

Keirnan Park Recreational Precinct

Looking after our Seniors

We’re working hard with a range of partners to deliver local and regional programs and facilities to our senior residents that will enable them to continue to live in an area they love while experiencing greater quality of life.

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2019/2020 $100,000

Federal Government

State Government

Non-for-profit
Private

Looking after our Seniors

Metronet in the Byford town centre

We’re continuing to advocate for a passenger rail station within the Byford town centre to create a pedestrian hub of activity.

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2021/2022 $500 million

Federal Government

State Government

Metronet

Metronet in the Byford town centre

Nature Play and Splash Park

We need more active spaces for children under 14, who make up 24 per cent of our community. With input and feedback from our community, we have identified a Nature Play and Splash Park to support the development of the physical, social and emotional abilities of our children. 

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2019/2020 $1.5 million

State Government

Community

Private

Non-profit

Nature Play and Splash Park

Extending Tonkin Highway

Extending the existing Tonkin Highway from Thomas Road in Byford to the South Western Highway in Mundijong will be a game-changer project for the northern Peel economy.

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2022/2023 $505 million  

Federal Government

State Government

Department of Planning

Main Roads WA

Extending Tonkin Highway

Trails Centre

Our walking trails already exist, and are some of the most well-known trails in the State. Creating the Trail Centre will open up the trails across the region, connecting them at a common hub.

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2018/2020 $570,000  

Federal Government

State Government

Private

Trails Centre

Whitby Falls Research Station

An exciting opportunity exists to harness drone and robotic technologies to develop an innovation hub at Whitby Falls Research Station to meet the technological needs of smart cities in Australia. The research station will support the development of leading technology in the drone, robotics, artificial intelligence and data analysis industries.

Timeframe

Cost

Partners

2022/2023 $5 million 

State Government

Federal Government

Murdoch University

RDA Perth

Whitby Falls Research Station