Peel Projects

An overview of the projects and initiatives building a stronger region

Peel Water Supply Initiative

The aim of the initiative is to better articulate the water supply challenges facing the Peel region and develop a collective understanding of the problem. This will include consideration of current and future residential and industry water demands, economic benefits, environmental and cultural water requirements, climate change impacts and total water cycle management and supply options. Outcomes will inform a strategy to address these challenges.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$130,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Drakesbrook Weir Redevopment

Implement the Drakesbrook Weir Precinct Master Plan to significantly increase tourist market share to the region. Planning, feasibility/business case and detailed costings are completed.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$3,500,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Peel Waterways Institute - Stage 1

The declining state of the waterways presents a significant risk to the economy of the Peel Region. The Peel Waterways Institute (Stage 1) will provide research and community engagement infrastructure and equipment to complement existing programs and facilitate further scientific research and monitoring activities of waterways. From the business case (2019) $2.08 M is required to enable Stage 1. PHCC secured $500,000 from the WA Government in July 2021 to fund some of the high priority items.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$2,080,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Rescuing the Lake Clifton Thrombolites

A pilot scale trial to commence a rescue mission for the thrombolites from the increasing salinity of Lake Clifton. The Thrombolites attract ~240,000 visitors a year and are critically endangered.

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$500,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Keralup Land Uses

East Keralup is a 3800ha landholding 45km south of Perth originally intended for residential development, however due to environmental and other land constraints, these aspirations were determined not to be viable. The site is now being developed as a commercial and industrial precinct, led by the Peel Development Commission. $9.2 million has been committed to upgrade infrastructure including roads and drainage in East Keralup to attract private industry and create local jobs.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$9,200,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Edenvale Precinct Plan & Pinjarra Heritage Railway Precinct Master Plan

Edenvale Precinct Place & Activation Plan establishes a collaborative vision for the precinct and outlines a range of actions to enable delivery of this vision that are currently underway. Draft Railway Precinct master plan (project cost estimate $20m) and high level costings completed which are currently under review.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$20,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Peel Trails Program

Upgrading of the 1600km Peel Trails Network and catalysing investment in trails related infrastructure by providing 50% of funds required for business case and project development. The Peel Trails Program will position the Peel as a key regional trails destination. Capitalising on its iconic landscapes and variety of trails from scarp to coast, the trails will attract tourism and adventure visitors locally and from afar. Attractions will include mountain biking, hiking, running, bush-walking, canoeing and 4-wheel-driving.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$63,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Pinjarra Revitalisation - Town centre streetscape & activation

Development of the Pinjarra Town Centre by providing for a comprehensive range of services, facilities, housing options and employment opportunities, structured around a compact town core with sufficient development intensity and distribution of key retail and other attractor land uses to maximise pedestrian flows along streets, encourage walkability and enable efficient high frequency public transit.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$10,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Boddington Employment Precinct

1500hA of buffered land will be developed for production of fertilisers and soils, intensive animal husbandry and associated industries.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Peel Business Park Nambeelup

The Peel Business Park is providing infrastructure for food manufacturing and processing industries, logistics enterprises and supporting commercial and light industrial activities. 74 hectares will be ready by 2021 with a further 120 hectares by 2031. All Stage 1 lots are sold or under offer. Stage 2 lots are now available.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$53,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

WA Food Innovation Precinct

The WAFIP’s focus is on commercial research and development, innovation and value-adding. WA’s agribusinesses will be able to use facilities at the WAFIP to commercialise research, scale up production and access market and export opportunities. Businesses can utilise common-use advanced Food &Beverage equipment for production, processing and/ or packaging.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$50,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Transform Mandurah: Regional Waterways Data Array

Creation of an open platform for regional science, research and industry to cluster, collaborate and innovate on the collective vision of maintaining and enhancing the region’s environmental and economic future. The project will comprise an Internet of Things (IOT) network of test stations and sensors that will drive a collection of big data streams through real-time, location-specific data and monitoring to complement and grow existing science and research capability, and agricultural productivity.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$1,200,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Transform Mandurah: Australian Waterways Research Centre

This project will lead to a future Stage 2. The AWRC will provide a permanent centralised hub for water science research and related business activity, regionally, nation-wide and internationally. The centre will accommodate a range of agencies and organisations including government agencies, research institutions, and the PHCC. The centre will also potentially incorporate tourism and indigenous cultural elements.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$18,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Infrastructure development for Pinjarra Harness Racing Club

Infrastructure development to foster the further development of the equine industry and establish Pinjarra as a viable place for the anticipated relocation of the industry from Perth.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$43,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Pinjarra Heavy Haulage Deviation – Western Deviation

Road deviation from Pinjarra Road (Beacham Road intersection) to Greenlands Road and link from Pinjarra Light Industrial Area to Greenlands Road. This project is part of the Pinjarra Revitalisation Strategy and will enable Pinjarra's main streetscape and town centre to become more pedestrian friendly, vibrant and attractive. Pinjarra's population is expected to increase from 4,000 to 16,000 by 2036.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$12,500,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Connectivity and Infrastructure incorporating digital connectivity, transport links, and freight and supply chain infrastructure

Murrayfield Airport Infrastructure Upgrade

RACWA is seeking investment to undertake the development of services and facilities at Murrayfield to facilitate development in line with the approved development plan and Business Case. This will facilitate pilot training, a light sports aircraft centre, aircraft storage and aircraft maintenance and repair facilities, and upgraded for international cargo freight. The airport is located adjacent to the Western Australian Bush Fire Centre of Excellence which will also value-add to the facility.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$111,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Mundijong Freight Rail Realignment

Realignment of the existing Freight Rail out of the centre of the Mundijong Whitby Urban cell to service the new 440ha West Mundijong Industrial Area will support the planned urban development of Mundjiong/Whitby, the development of West Mundijong and the future Westport Development.

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$100,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Connectivity and Infrastructure incorporating digital connectivity, transport links, and freight and supply chain infrastructure

Byford Rail Extension (Metronet)

Construction of an elevated station in Byford in preference to an at grade solution. Key enabling infrastructure for the project (whether at grade or grade separated) includes: • Construction of a Western Extension of Clara Street • Construction of San Simeon Boulevard through to Gordin Way • Grade separated crossing at Thomas Road (now underway) • Extension of Evans Way to San Simeon Blvd

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$100,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Connectivity and Infrastructure incorporating digital connectivity, transport links, and freight and supply chain infrastructure

Preston Beach Foreshore Master Plan

Implement the endorsed Master Plan for the Preston Beach Foreshore to identify economic opportunities and environmental and social improvements, including development of a caravan park and interconnected pedestrian access to the beach.

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Provision of a long vehicle breakdown assembly facility

Currently there are no formal long vehicle breakdown/assembly facilities between Kenwick and Picton. Local operators have expressed a need for such a facility so as to increase flexibility and maximise their freight options. As well as operators based in the Shire of Waroona, the facility will also be utilised by operators based further afield.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Connectivity and Infrastructure incorporating digital connectivity, transport links, and freight and supply chain infrastructure

Mandurah Regional Netball Centre

The project will provide a netball facility that can cater for the Mandurah and Peel netball community for the next 50 years. It is proposed a 25 court facility (minimum) with supporting infrastructure including clubrooms, changerooms, umpire / official rooms, lighting and administration space for local based associations. The project will also provide multi use opportunities with other local associations aligned to basketball and tennis.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$10,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Waroona Community Precinct - Stage 1

Develop a centrally located Community Precinct to strengthen wellbeing, promote participation and encourage re-connection through the provision of recreation opportunities for all ages, abilities and interests. The precinct includes event spaces, walk trails, RV parking, skate park, pump track, playground, BBQs and park facilities.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$3,500,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Waroona Town Centre Revitalisation Strategy

Implementation of the Waroona Town Centre Revitalisation Strategy will bring vibrancy and an economic focus to the town centre of Waroona. Priority projects have been identified and are undergoing detailed planning and business case development.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$10,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Regenerating Soils and Water for Food program

Healthy soils, water resources are the basis of long-term food production & farm profitability. Producers can see the importance of regenerating land, landscapes to their businesses, need technical, logistical support to implement new soil & on-farm water management practices. This project will accelerate uptake of regen ag & farming systems through. The 4 year project will support work of state gov’t & regional grower groups, & continue to develop the Region’s clean-green image. Farmers directly supported through technical advice, on-farm trials, incentives, marketing opportunities. PHCC will work collaboratively with other groups to deliver the project.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$1,000,000 over 10 years

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Peel Region beef grazing and broadacre farming sustainability project

Broadacre ag (inc. 400 beef grazing ops), 70% of Peel coastal plain, major contributor to economy, amenity & environmental condition of Peel Region. Farmers need targeted support to renew production systems & remain economically viable in sensitive catchment. Existing programs - some tools, uptake lagging (limited, patchy extension support, insufficient profitability attention). Plans - implement program to set new sustainability benchmarks based on results of research & work already underway by others. 4 year project - extension support to implement on-farm practice change.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$1,000,000 over 10 years

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Boddington Sculpture Town

Extensive public art sculptures will reposition Boddington as tourism attraction.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$40,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Boddington Mountain Bike Trails

Develop 10 km mountain bike trail infrastructure on Williams Reserve 2km South of Boddington to create a locally significant mountain bike destination. Williams Reserve is earmarked as a medium priority site with potential for a network of cross country (XC) trails awaiting transfer from Water Corporation.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Transform Mandurah - City Centre - Waterfront Development

The Waterfront Development will comprise significant upgrades to public spaces in the City Centre precinct including the Eastern Foreshore, Western Foreshore and Smart Street Mall to enhance the tourism and stimulate private commercial investment into the City Centre.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$22,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Peel-Yalgorup Wetlands Trails

The Peel-Yalgorup Wetlands Trails will grow the Peel Region’s tourism potential by developing a diverse range of environmentally sustainable tourism attractions to the wetland system that will promote its natural beauty, wildlife, recreational opportunities and Aboriginal culture. These will potentially include walk, mountain bike, equestrian and paddle trails, pop-up dining, bird watching and wildlife tours, indigenous interpretive trails and tours, and a variety of eco-accommodation options.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$20,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Re-establishment of the Harvest Highway Tourism Route

Re-activate the South West Highway as a major tourist drive/route to increase tourism and economic activity between Byford and Harvey. Hundreds of thousands of vehicles travel south from Perth annually. By developing the concept of the Harvest Highway through increased awareness, promotion, signage and so on, the LGAs can see great potential in having this access promoted as a key tourist route/drive.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Byford Trail Centre, Mundijong to Jarrahdale Rail Trail

The Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale aims to deliver two trails projects to enhance the trails offerings and increase visitation and tourism. ·Byford Trail Centre as a priority trail project, with state significance for bush walking, trail running and mountain biking ·The Mundijong to Jarrahdale Rail Trail has the potential to create a family friendly and accessible rail trail experience for walkers, cyclists and horse riders

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$10,521,810

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Jarrahdale Trails Town

Develop the Jarrahdale Trails Town in line with the Business Case and Implementation Plan. With its networks of walking, running, mountain biking and equine trails and close proximity to the Perth Metro area Jarrahdale is well placed to be developed as a Trails Town.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$17,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Waroona Trails Program

Develop the following projects to enhance the visitor experience to Waroona: • Waroona Lakes – A shared use trail linking Lake Navarino to Drakesbrook Weir with linkages to the Bibbulmun Walk Track and Munda Biddi MTB Trail • Waroona to Hamel – a cycle trail linking Waroona to Hamel

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$1,269,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Peel Hospitality Training Centre

Development of industry standard hospitality and tourism facilities at the Mandurah Education Campus.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$9,170,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Human Capital and Skills to provide skilled and adaptable workforces, Regional Universities and training, and schooling

Byford TAFE

Development of a TAFE in Byford to enable access to equine businesses and provide an opportunity to explore the development of equine related training alongside traditional TAFE courses.

Status

Problem/opportunity analysis

Total Project Cost

$45,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Human Capital and Skills to provide skilled and adaptable workforces, Regional Universities and training, and schooling

Peel Health & Wellbeing Project - Mental Health Coordination

Mental health coordination team pilot program at Peel Health Hub, coordinating GP / specialist / NFP and support programs for patients presenting or referred with mental health needs.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Peel Health & Wellbeing Project - Aged Care Inreach

This pilot program aims to reduce patient presentation to ED from aged care facilities and improving end of life quality by coordinating GP and nurse practitioner attendance in-house, along with support from digital/in reach and other care coordination.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Murray Hospital short/medium upgrades and longer term redevelopment

Short to medium term upgrades to Murray District Hospital. Longer term construction of new hospital planned for the Mandurah Murray corridor.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Boddington Residential Aged Care

Boddington is investigating models and building a business case for aged care in small communities.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$14,900,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Lakelands-Madora Bay Pedestrian Bridge

The residents of Lakelands, Madora Bay and surrounding suburbs are split by a busy four lane highly trafficked highway, which sees over 25,000 vehicles per day. This [project will alleviate this issue by installing an already purchased a pedestrian bridge to provide a safe, accessible connection.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$4,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Connectivity and Infrastructure incorporating digital connectivity, transport links, and freight and supply chain infrastructure

Dawesville Community Centre

A new multi-purpose community facility in Dawesville captures the aspirations of local residents and will deliver a hub of community activity for generations to come. Dawesville has experienced significant growth over the last 15 years, leading to increased demand for social infrastructure, community facilities and services. The current population of 9,153 is expected to grow by 49% to 2036, with residents currently travelling to and from central Mandurah for the majority of services (1 hour by bus).

Status

Problem/opportunity analysis

Total Project Cost

$5,650,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

North Mandurah Waste Water Reuse Scheme

Wastewater will be diverted from Gordon Rd Wastewater Treatment Plant for the North Mandurah Wastewater Reuse Scheme to enable access to alternative supply for northern district public open space watering.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Keirnan Park Regional Recreation Precinct

The Keirnan Park Recreation Precinct Stage 1A and 1B involves the planning and construction of 2x AFL/Cricket ovals, 12x district netball courts, 1x pavilion, BMX facility, parking and associated infrastructure, to meet recreation infrastructure needs. $20 million was committed to the project by the WA Government.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$162,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Byford Health Hub

Operating as a satellite service under the Armadale Health Service, the facility will provide a vital health asset to WA’s fastest growing area. Located at the Civic site south of the future Byford METRONET train station, the Health Hub will provide space for health services including medical clinics, allied health and GPs, mental health, nurse practitioner, community midwife, treatment rooms, and education and training rooms. The WA Government has committed to fund the project in its entirety.

Status

Problem/opportunity analysis

Total Project Cost

$30,600,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Waroona Environmental Hub

Development of the old Department of Agriculture facilities in Waroona into an Environmental Hub to service the Peel region and wider Western Australian regions. This refurbished facility will incorporate the Peel Harvey Catchment Council, Landcare offices and various other environmental groupings. The hub will focus on best practice research and implementation. Long lease negotiations have been undertaken along with preliminary costs estimates for refurbishment.

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$500,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Waroona Sport & Recreation Centre Upgrades

Complete upgrades at the Waroona Sport & Recreation Centre include replacement of key machinery and infrastructure - specifically replace boiler and chemical dosing system. The Waroona Sport and Recreation Master Plan is nearing completion, including identification of key priority projects which will detailed with feasibility/business cases, costings and funding sought internally and externally.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$450,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Co-location of Waroona sporting clubs into a sports precinct

Co-location of AFL, cricket, bowls and golf clubs. Consultants have been appointed and initial consultations with sporting clubs underway. Site options have been identified.

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$10,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Thomas Road Duplication

Duplication of the Tomas Road dual carriageway Thomas Road from the Kwinana Freeway to South West Highway (currently Shire Road) to facilitate improves commuter and freight movements east – West across the region and to maximise economic benefits from Westport development.

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$175,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Connectivity and Infrastructure incorporating digital connectivity, transport links, and freight and supply chain infrastructure

Dwellingup Trails & Visitor Centre, Destination Branding & Marketing

Completion of the national Dwellingup Trails & Visitor Centre. Preparation and implementation of the Shire of Murray Tourism Marketing Strategy/Plan.

Status

Project Completed

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Mandurah Early Years Action Plan

Address results from Australian Early Development Census which demonstrates that one in three children living in Halls Head enter school developmentally vulnerable.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$48,235

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Child Health and Wellbeing

Addressing the lack of services for primary school age children experiencing anxiety, bullying and family breakdown. Anticipated commencement February 2022.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$650,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Respite Care for Young People 12-15

Addressing the lack of respite care for young people who need a break from their family. There is also a lack of foster care available for this age group.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Transform Mandurah: City Centre Tourism & Cultural Precinct

The Transform Mandurah plan looks to attract a hotel of an international standard to the City Centre, as well as a convention centre that will allow the area to host significant conferences and events. This is vital if Mandurah is to be the known centre of water research and is to attract relevant conferences, delegations and industry events to the region.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$50,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

South-East Dawesville Foreshore Development

The South-East Dawesville Foreshore is the last large area of strategically located public land available on Mandurah’s estuary. The foreshore development capitalises on the unique location to deliver: Improved public access to the estuary foreshore; Designated areas for kayak and sailing opportunities, Development of a ‘nature play’ adventure play space, Protection and preservation of existing bird nesting sites and the foreshores thriving natural environment.

Status

Problem/opportunity analysis

Total Project Cost

$2,200,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Transform Mandurah: City Centre Redevelopment

The City is seeking to relocate a relevant government agency to Mandurah to bring a workforce of 900-1,000 people to help stimulate. The plan will bring arts and culture to the City Centre, potentially including a library, cultural centre, amphitheatre and sculpture works. It will also be well connected to the train station and throughout Mandurah with a rapid transport network right into the City Centre.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$50,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Common Ground Facility (Crisis Accommodation)

The City of Mandurah is seeking Government commitment to deliver the next Common Ground facility in Mandurah to break the cycle of homelessness for the more than 80 people living rough in Mandurah. Common Ground is about providing housing to those who are homeless while providing access to permanent housing that is linked with relevant support services to overcome complex histories.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$28,100,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Peel-Harvey Estuary Science Advisor

Continuation of funding being sought to employ a Science Advisor to provide advice and integrate science into the management of the Peel-Harvey, including the preparation of a bi-annual Health Report Card and 5-10 year review of the Science Strategy for the Peel-Harvey.

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$1,770,000 over 10 years

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Maintenance of environmental capital

Implement priority actions of the Binjareb Boodja Landscapes 2025 plan including Sustainable recreational use of natural resources, Protect groundwater quality and quantity as hydrological inputs to wetlands and watercourses, Protect near-shore habitats for productivity and biodiversity Improve wetlands and watercourses, Manage and reduce threats, Restore ecological linkages, Communicate state of the catchment and relevant science to decision makers and community, and Maintain effective information collection storage and analysis processes.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$111,000,000 over 10 years

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

Wetlands and People Plan

Advocacy to extend funding from 2023 to implement Priority actions of the PHCC's Wetlands and People Plan and Binjareb Boodja NRM Strategy engagement programs to Communicate, educate, raise awareness and encourage participation in Natural Resource Management; Develop joint management opportunities for Aboriginal involvement in Natural Resource Management; Increase awareness, knowledge and understanding of natural assets; and Engage community in activities that raise the awareness of a connection with natural assets and values.

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$1,600,000 over 5 years

Australian Government Priority Area

Sustainable Natural Resources to build future resilience, ensure sustainable foundations and provide economic opportunities and jobs

West Mundijong Industrial Area

Provision of funding to develop headworks and access to establish West Mundijong Industrial Area as an Intermodal Hub. The Intermodal Hub has been identified in the planning stage of Westport as an integral part of the logistics and supply chain for the future port.

Status

Problem/opportunity analysis

Total Project Cost

$60,000,000

Serpentine-Jarrahdale Hypergrowth Shire Road Upgrades

Upgrading Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale local roads to deal with the significant growth in population and investment as the Shire transitions into a City and to provide effective freight movements to and from the future Westport Development. -Hopeland Road $7,843,290.00 -Karnup Road $3,282,500.00 -Nettleton Road $7,754,500.00

Status

Planning Completed

Total Project Cost

$18,800,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Connectivity and Infrastructure incorporating digital connectivity, transport links, and freight and supply chain infrastructure

Serpentine Jarrahdale Regional Equestrian Facility

Development of a regional level facility to meet the demands of the equine industry across multiple disciplines.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$22,000,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Murray Regional Equestrian Centre (Undercover arena and clubrooms)

Create a contemporary multi-purpose regional equestrian venue providing national and international standard facilities for a broad range of equestrian disciplines.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$5,500,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Boddington Sculpture Town Interpretive Signage

Develop signage to interpret sculptures installed throughout the Shire to visitors.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$20,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Byford & Districts Country Club Community Space & Function Centre

Construction of a Direct Access Road to the current premises, an Accessible Community Space and 300 seat Function Centre.

Status

Problem/opportunity analysis

Total Project Cost

$7,453,210

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Community Sector Employment and Training

Training program addressing the lack of workers in the childcare service sector.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$145,178

Australian Government Priority Area

Human Capital and Skills to provide skilled and adaptable workforces, Regional Universities and training, and schooling

District Leadership Group

Formation of a District Leadership Group for the Peel Region, responsible for developing and leading on-the-ground responses to achieve local outcomes.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Leadership and Collaboration by investing in regional leadership, capable local government and the Indigenous community

Family Support Network

Formation of a Family Support Network to provide a common entry point to services and deliver earlier and targeted support to families with complex problems that are most vulnerable to involvement with the child protection system. The FSN partnership enables an integrated and coordinated service approach providing support to families by linking families into services partnerships, including family support and counselling, parenting support, homelessness services, family and domestic violence services and community support.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Peel Thunder Football Club Capital Improvements

Upgrade to maintain the facility as the Premier Sporting venue in the Peel Region for all sports and community events. These include: - Lighting Upgrade to 1,000lux LED technology on the main oval, and 200lux on the Rushton North ovals - Scoreboard Upgrade to enable reliable playing of TVC’s and sponsor loops - PA System and Internal AV Upgrade to provide a crucial messaging tool for all events - Interchange Shelters to support the heat management of players

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$3,500,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Mandurah Surf Lifesaving Club Relocation

Relocation of the club facility from San Remo to Madora Bay to accommodate the large increase in membership and alleviate issues caused by coastal erosion.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$10,479,028

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Peel Health Hub 2.0

Expansion of the Peel Health Hub to cater for increased demand and expansion of services to include treatment for eating disorders, women's health services, forensic assessments for sexual assaults, and a multidisciplinary service to respond to sexual abuse, assault and family violence.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$19,900,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Pinjarra to Dwellingup Rail Link

Re-establish the Hotham Valley Rail Link between Pinjarra and Dwellingup while undertaking necessary improvements to the Commercial Rail network.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$20,500,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Sir Ross McLarty Sporting Precinct

Implementation of the Sir Ross McLarty Precinct Master Plan - Contemporary replacement and upgrades of existing aged facilities along with new sport and recreational facilities to ensure the Shire's major sporting precinct meets current and future sport and recreational needs and requirements.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$11,766,803

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Lake Clifton Reserve Redevelopment

The Lake Clifton Reserve Renewal Project will provide green space and improved sport and recreational facilities, that will enhance POS and provide a venue for social connection. The project includes installation of a pump track lawned area for play, bin enclosures, seating, and shade. The aged multi-purpose court facilities will be resurfaced to expand activities on offer to include social tennis, basketball and outdoor events, such as market days. The new facilities will help to activate the community reserve, encourage visitation to the area and provide a central meeting place for residents.

Status

Initiative planning

Total Project Cost

$350,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Waroona Sport and Recreation Centre upgrades

Complete upgrades at the WSRC including replacement of key machinery and infrastructure - specifically replace boiler and chemical dosing system. Future replacement of pool concourse required ($250,000)

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

$450,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Development and implementation of localised tourism strategies for LGAs.

Development and implementation of localised tourism strategies for Local Governments in conjunction with local economic development strategies.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Peel Tourism Economic Development Strategy

Implement the Peel Tourism Economic Development Strategy to provide for pathways and a pipeline of investment opportunities in critical infrastructure. Implement Peel Tourism Investment Framework.

Status

Project Commenced

Total Project Cost

TBA

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

Peel Bright Minds

Delivery of 2 x Trail Blazers initiatives each year from 2022-2025. Trail Blazers is the centre piece of the Peel Bright Minds project portfolio and is a unique project found nowhere else in Australia. Through a six-month mentorship program that commences with an intense six-day residential camp, Trail Blazers provides the lessons, tools, and network for 36 young people to dream big, pursue a STEM-related career and grow into the region’s future leaders.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$1,000,000 over 4 years

Australian Government Priority Area

Human Capital and Skills to provide skilled and adaptable workforces, Regional Universities and training, and schooling

Caring Dads in the Peel Region

The Caring Dads program aims to change men’s behaviours to reduce the incidence of FDV and specifically reducing the economic cost on the Government The Project will support the Australian Government’s National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$1,900,000 over 3 years

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Waroona Community Precinct - Stage 2

Refurbishment of heritage building, Irrigation House, for community use, supporting seniors, artists, businesses and other interest groups through workshops, events, activities and learning programs. An existing rural shed will be repurposed as an event space, gathering place, exhibition and market venue. Improvements include kitchen facilities, lighting, re-use of local heritage materials salvaged from the district and fit out.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$5,500,000

Australian Government Priority Area

Amenity and Liveability providing services, facilities and liveability, and support for local priorities

Fairbridge Wastewater System Upgrade

The Fairbridge Wastewater System Upgrade is a staged project plan to replace the current septics with Secondary Treatment System to reclaim wastewater to obtain clean, clear water to irrigate the property. The Secondary Treatment Systems proposed are a type of ATU and are to Australian Standard AS1546.3:2017 – as recommended by the WA Department of Health.

Status

Business Case Completed

Total Project Cost

$393,036

Australian Government Priority Area

Regional Employment and Business to develop regional businesses and industry, local R&D and innovation and a strategic regional vision

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