Work will now proceed to determine the timetable of transitioning freight from Fremantle Port to Kwinana.
Westport-update - Perth’s future container port
The State Government has announced the location for WA’s future container port to handle the growing trade task.
As Perth and the surrounding areas grow, container freight traffic has begun to test the capacity of the suburban road and rail networks.
Continued growth will require a new container port and transport links to be developed in Kwinana, near Anketell Road.
The next stages of Westport’s work are critical to ensure that we build further environmental resilience and road corridors are protected to be ready for a future port when it is needed.
For more details on Westport’s future port and supply chain options, or to download the Westport: Future port recommendations Stage 2 report and read the latest issues of the Westport Beacon visit My Say Transport website.
|Media statement 10/08/2020: Visionary plan for future container port endorsed by Government|
Westport governance structure
The Westport governance structure promotes a collaborative approach to project oversight. It identifies a Taskforce comprising:
- The Westport Taskforce Steering Committee, reporting directly to the Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Ports and the Minister for Transport; Planning, oversee the development and delivery of Westport Outcomes Report.
- The Westport Taskforce Reference Group to provide a pool of specialist advice and industry input so that up-to-date information may be readily accessed, and to provide a mechanism for ongoing consultation.
- A Westport Taskforce Project Office drawn from five key State Government agencies. The Project Office will be supplemented as required by representatives from other relevant Departments and the procurement of external technical expertise.
- Work Streams to undertake technical work around; land use and transport planning, port planning, staging and commerce, environmental planning, communications and engagement with additional skill sets being identified as required.
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Welcome to the Westport Beacon collection. Each issue of the Beacon is a mini report about the outcomes of the technical investigations that have been completed throughout the year.
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Contact the Westport Taskforce
|Service Type||Suburb||Business Name||Phone number||Phone number (secondary)||Fax||Pre-booking required||Business Hours||Street address||Postal address||Business Type||Vehicle type||Comments|
|Westport||Westport||(08) 6551 6525||No||Monday to Friday 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. (excludes public holidays)||firstname.lastname@example.org||P.O. Box C102, Perth WA 6839||Department of Transport||A long-range vision for Perth and the surrounding regions' freight, trade, logistics and defence needs.|