Call for Expressions of Interest

Pastoral enterprise opportunity – Kangan Pastoral Station and Yandeyarra reserves

The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage, on behalf of Mugarinya Community Association Incorporated (MCAI), is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) to operate a pastoral enterprise for Kangan Pastoral Station (lease N049839) in conjunction with pastoral operations for two Yandeyarra reserves (31427 and 31428).

The properties have long been managed as a combined pastoral enterprise of 604,672 hectares, with an estimated potential carrying capacity of 8,812 cattle units.

The successful proponent will be granted a sub-lease of Kangan Pastoral Station and a grazing licence over the Yandeyarra reserves.
Assessment of proposals will be via a two-stage process:

 1. Expression of Interest – lodged by email to by Friday 26 March 2021.

Shortlisting of respondents will begin after that date. Respondents will need to provide a written submission that:

  • demonstrates an ability and capacity to undertake an economically viable and ecologically sustainable pastoral operation across both Kangan Pastoral Station and the Yandeyarra reserves
  • addresses how continued access to country will be managed and the protection of cultural sites will be ensured 
  • demonstrates a willingness and successful track record of working with Aboriginal people, communities and organisations.

Successful respondents will be invited to participate in Stage 2.

Please note: Respondents are not permitted to undertake a site inspection during this stage. Failure to comply will result in disqualification from the process.

2.  Request for Proposal – lodged by email to or posted to Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage, Locked Bag 2506, Perth WA  6001 by Friday 28 May 2021.

Respondents shortlisted at Stage 1 will be invited to submit a Request for Proposal, which will include financial details and a Development Plan for Kangan Station and the Yandeyarra reserves. There will be an opportunity to undertake a site inspection during this stage.

Further information will be provided to shortlisted respondents.

For more information, please email or contact Rory Whitelaw on 6552 4741.

Page last reviewed 17 March 2021
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