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A Petition into the Proposed Marina at Point Peron

Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:30 Aug 2006
Tabling date:07 Dec 2006
Date Ended:07 Dec 2006
Committee:Environment and Public Affairs Committee
House:Legislative Council
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:We the undersigned citizens of Western Australia Want the area known as Point Peron/Cape Peron, City of Rockingham in the State of Western Australia to remain in Perpetuity as Parks and Recreation and that an inland Marina not be built. Further that any improvements made to the area do conserve the natural environment and provide for continual access by people of all socio-economic groups.

We request that the Council ensure;

That studies of the impact on the natural environment of a proposed Marina and any developments not associated with the Marina be assessed preferably as any part of the Metropolitan Region Scheme amendment, necessary for such a marina or other developments and that this should include effect on sand erosion, seagrass, littoral drift, algal growth and flushing of Cockburn Sound.

That the land now currently zoned for Parks and Recreation and Port Installations does not become privately owned or leased for 99 years for commercial development and that access remains for the public for the purpose of recreation and holiday accommodation.
That a study on the need for such a Marina and or other developments is completed and made available to the public prior to any rezoning or development.

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

28 Jun 200610:30 AMConvener/Chairman, Preserve Point Peron and Director, Conservation Council of WAMr Robert Goodale and Mr Chris Tallentire
The Committee conducted a Site Visit to Rockingham and Point Peron on 22 May 2006.
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr Robert Goodale (Convener/Chairman, Preserve Point Peron), Mr Chris Tallentire (Director, Conservation Council of Western Australia) on 28 Jun 2006
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
7 A Petition into the Proposed Marina at Point Peron7 Dec 2006More...