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 kangan@dplh.wa.gov.au 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 kangan@dplh.wa.gov.au 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 kangan@dplh.wa.gov.au or contact Rory Whitelaw on 6552 4741.
 

Page last reviewed 17 March 2021
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