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Impact of State Government Actions and Processes on the Use and Enjoyment of Freehold and Leasehold Land in Western Australia


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:08 Aug 2001
Deadline for submissions:28 Feb 2003
Deadline Comments:The Committee resolved to extend the deadline for submissions from 14/12/2001 to 14/02/2002.
The Committee further resolved to extend the deadline for submissions from 14/02/2002 to 28/02/2003.
Date Ended:14 May 2004
Committee:Public Administration and Finance Committee (2001 - 2005)
House:Legislative Council
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:
The Standing Committee on Public Administration and Finance shall conduct an inquiry and report to the Legislative Council on the impact of State Government agencies, or any other publicly funded body, and/or legislation on the use and enjoyment of freehold and leasehold land in Western Australia, having regard to:
1.The administrative practices or procedures and legislation in place in relation to:
(a)the compulsory acquisition of freehold and leasehold land by State Government agencies, by publicly funded bodies or by State Government on behalf of private interests;


(b)the imposition of restrictions on land use by means of environmental or planning policies and processes;


(c)whether there are time delays in environmental assessments and planning processes at Local and State Government levels, and if so, the reasons for such time delays;


(d)applications for landholders to clear their land;


(e)the rights of freehold and leasehold landholders when the Crown grants mineral rights over land to third parties;


(f)the freeholding of Crown land and the consequent processes and time schedules;


(g)the adequacy and effectiveness of compensation practices and procedures; and


(h)the obtaining of fair, prompt and cost effective remedies and/or dispute resolution between landholders and State Government Departments and Agencies.


Any other relevant matters in relation to the impact of State Government legislation, departmental, agency or any other publicly funded body, practice and procedure affecting the use and enjoyment of freehold and leasehold land in Western Australia.

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
No submissions
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth

DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
19 Aug 200209:30 AMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthMembers of the Public, Pastoralists and Graziers Association
27 Aug 200209:30 AMThe Swan Room, The Atrium Hotel Mandurah, 65 Ormsby Terrace, MandurahMembers of the Public
28 Aug 200209:30 AMNorth Room, Broadwater Beach Resort, Corner Holgate Road and Bussell Highway, Busselton Members of the Public
11 Sep 200209:30 AMNortham Shire Office, 395 Fitzgerald Street, NorthamMembers of the Public
25 Sep 200209:30 AMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthMembers of the Public, Conservation Council
02 Oct 200209:30 AMDandaragan Shire Office, Dandaragan Road, DandaraganMembers of the Public
23 Oct 200201:00 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthWestern Australian Farmers Federation
06 Nov 200201:00 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthMembers of the Public
13 Nov 200201:00 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthMembers of the Public
27 Nov 200201:00 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthMembers of the Public
12 Mar 200301:30 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthMember of the Public
02 May 200311:00 AMEmerald Colonial Lodge, Walcliffe Road, Margaret RiverMembers of the Public
Videos:
Site Visits and Travel Details:Please note that the hearings in Albany on August 29 2002 and in Geraldton on October 3 2002 have been cancelled.
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr Ian Johnston (Freehold Owner, Location 737, Augusta), Ms Jill Trevenen on 19 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr 'Baba Brotherpeter (Voluntary Manager, Sevanam Schools Trust and Society) on 19 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr James Kenneison (Adviser, Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates), Mr Jim Ferguson (Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates) on 19 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr David Barnao (Principal, David Barnao & Co) on 19 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr John McCann on 19 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr John Hyde (Chairman, Private Property Rights Committee, The Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA), Mrs Susan Walker (Chair, Natural Resources Management Committee, The Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA), Mr David Klemm (Director of Policy, Natural Resources Management and Private Property Rights, The Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA) on 19 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Adrian Malloy (Chairperson, The Ellenbrook Road Residents Group), Mr Howard Hawke (The Ellenbrook Road Residents Group) on 19 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Dr Ernest Manea on 27 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mrs Marie Dilley (Partner/Business Manager) on 27 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr William Higginson (Partner and Landowner), Mrs Jean Higginson (Partner and Landowner) on 27 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Garry Meek, Mrs Rosalind Meek on 27 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Meldrum Wilson, Mrs Kay Wilson, Mrs Ida Killigrew, Mr Leo Patrick Killigrew (Spokesperson, Stakehill Rural Landowners Rural Action Group), Mr Ian McKay (Partner, I.R. & J.E.G. McKay), Mr David Scott, Mrs Carolyn Scott on 27 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Phil Curran (Chairperson, Peel Action Group), Mr Geoff Gare (Member, Peel Action Group) on 27 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Robert Ferguson (Licensed Land Valuer, Ferguson Fforde) on 27 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Greg Chapman (President, Western Australian Farmers Federation, Vasse Zone), Mr Barry Oates (Representative, Western Australian Farmers Federation, Vasse Zone) on 28 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Patrick Russell, Mrs Val Russell on 28 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Terrence Court (Director, Shellbay Holdings Pty Ltd), Mr Barry Owens (Director, Shellbay Holdings Pty Ltd) on 28 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Alan Miles (AVC & PA Miles and Selim Fisheries) on 28 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr David Wren (President, Scott River Growers Group Margaret River Region Inc.) on 28 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Anthony Saw (Farmer, Landowner and Developer) on 28 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mrs Margaret Strong on 28 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mrs Evelyn Brand (Farmer) on 28 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Brendon Johnson (Fisherman), Mr Alan Miles on 28 Aug 2002
Evidence by.. Mr James Ferguson (Consultant, Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates), Ms Gloria Posselt (Company Director, Posselt Nominees Pty Ltd) on 11 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Robert Chester (Owner of farming property), Mrs Anne Chester (Property farmer and partner), Mr Charles Kenneison (Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates) on 11 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Tony Jujnovich (Property Partner and Farmer), Mr Joe Jujnovich (Property Partner and Farmer) on 11 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr James Ferguson (Ferguson Kenneison and Associates), Mr Garry George Baker on 11 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Michael Ryan on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Terence Roy Dix (Proprietor, TR Dix and Associates, Licensed Land Valuers) on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Dr John Raymond Walsh (Manager/Owner, Walsh Family Winery) on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Peter Stewart (The Springs Private Landowners Group) on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr John O'Dea (Partner in Property), Mr Jim Ferguson (Environmental Consultant, Ferguson Kenneison and Associates) on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mrs Robyn Antenucci, Mr Jim Ferguson (Environmental Consultant, Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates) on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Ralph Prestage (Landowner) on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr John Morgan (Property Owner), Mr Robert Petchell, (Adviser to Mr Morgan), Mr Charles James Kenneison (Adviser to Mr Morgan) on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mrs Linda Guadagnino on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Ms Rachel Mary Siewert (Coordinator, Conservation Council of WA), Mr Christopher John Tallentire (WA Facilitator, Cool Communities Project, Conservation Council of WA) on 25 Sep 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Roland Powell (Partner, RG and PK Powell), Mr Jim Ferguson (Environmental Consultant, Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates) on 2 Oct 2002
Evidence by.. Hon Kevin Minson (Managing Partner, KJ and M Minson), Mr Murray Nixon (MD and ME Nixon), Mr Mervan Edgar Heinrich (Managing Director, Murphyl Pastoral Co Pty Ltd) on 2 Oct 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Jim Ferguson (Environmental Consultant, Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates) on 2 Oct 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Craig Underwood (Director, Oblivion Pty Ltd), Mrs Jane Underwood (Secretary, Oblivion Pty Ltd), Mr Jim Ferguson (Environmental Consultant, Ferguson Kenneison and Associates) on 2 Oct 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Donald Johnston (Partner, DN and EJ Johnston and Son), Mr Jim Ferguson (Environmental Consultant, Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates) on 2 Oct 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Dennis Martin, Mr Jim Ferguson (Environmental Consultant, Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates) on 2 Oct 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Gary Tremaine (Property Owner/Proponent of Aquaculture Project) on 2 Oct 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Thomas Woodford (Researcher) on 16 Oct 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Colin Nicholl (President, Western Australian Farmers Federation), Mr Garry English (Portfolio Holder, Land Management and Conservation, Western Australian Farmers Federation), Mr Andy McMillan (Director of Policy, Western Australian Farmers Federation) on 23 Oct 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Terry Dix (Proprietor, T.A. Dix and Associates), Mrs Fredericka Congdon (Company Director, Congdon Holdings Pty Ltd) on 6 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Jan ter Horst (Pensioner), Mr Jim de Blanken (Business Proprietor, Gridlock Steel and de Blanken Design), Mr Kevin McMahon (Licensed Land Surveyor), Mr John Treloar (Retired City Planner) on 6 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Ms Linda Macri (Property Owner) on 6 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Max Braidwood (Proprietor, WESCO, Victoria Park) on 6 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Brian Vidovich (Chairperson, Kwinana Air Buffer Zone (KABZ) Landowners Group), Mr Jeffrey McGinniss (President, Hope Valley Progress Association) on 13 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Mr David Anderson (J.C. Anderson and Co), Mr Mark Anderson (J.C. Anderson and Co) on 13 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Mr James Ferguson (Consultant, Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates), Mr Baldo Lucaroni (Director, Beermullah Pty Ltd), Mr Charles Kenneison (Adviser, Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates) on 13 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Kimberley Hough (Farmer) on 27 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Graham Houghton (Director, Graham Houghton Town Planning) on 27 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Mr Charles Kenneison (Adviser, Ferguson Kenneison and Associates), Mr James Ferguson (Environmental Consultant, Ferguson Kenneison and Associates), Mr Vernon Ferguson (Director, Mistpal Pty Ltd), Mrs Janice Ferguson (Secretary, Mistpal Pty Ltd) on 27 Nov 2002
Evidence by.. Dr Henry Schapper (Honorary Senior Research Fellow, University of Western Australia) on 12 Mar 2003
Evidence by.. Mr Peter Wren, Mrs Manya Wren on 2 May 2003
Evidence by.. Mr Jim Challis (Vice President, South West Private Property Action Group), Mr Ted Coulter (Secretary/Treasurer, South West Private Property Action Group) on 2 May 2003
Evidence by.. Mr Peter Gleed on 2 May 2003
Evidence by.. Mr Gary Fenner (Valuer General, Valuation Services, Department of Land Information) on 10 Nov 2003