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Question On Notice No. 1766 asked in the Legislative Council on 8 November 2018 by Hon Jim Chown

Question Directed to the: Minister for Regional Development representing the Minister for Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Defence Issues; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests
Minister responding: Hon P. Papalia
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question

I refer to the Rottnest Island Authority (RIA) 2017-18 Annual Report, and I ask:
(a) what ageing infrastructure presents current challenges for the RIA; and
(b) can the Minister please list all infrastructure projects recommended for upgrades, the recommended time frame for those upgrades, and the expected cost of those upgrades?

Answered on 6 December 2018

(a)   All ageing assets present challenges. The Rottnest Island Authority (RIA) responds to safety issues as soon as they are identified, and the need for upgrades to infrastructure is carefully monitored and proactively addressed where necessary.

 

(b)  Infrastructure projects recommended for upgrades during 2018-19 are:

Diesel Tank Upgrade PFM Yard

$430,000

Main Jetty Upgrades

$400,000

Army Jetty access works

$350,000

Fuel Jetty Improvements

$350,000

DSC Changing Places

$50,000

Commercial Leased Property Upgrades

$100,000

Staff Accommodation Upgrades

$100,000

Thomson Boardwalk

$25,000

Grease Traps (3)

$45,000

HV Line and Control Board Upgrade (Pinky Beach)

$250,000

Hydrant Main Improvements (Water Audit)

$250,000

Transfer Potable Water Pump Station

$234,000

SCADA / Controls Upgrade (Desalination Plant)

$100,000

Integration of Hydrant pumps to SCADA system (Water Audit)

$15,000

Replacement Longreach Pump Station

$600,000

Hotel Rottnest Water and Sewer Headworks

$260,000

Pinky Beach Headworks - Stage 2 (Sewer)

$30,000

Total

$3,589,000