North Ballajura (Hepburn Ave East)

Considerations for the North Ballajura (Hepburn Ave East) Planning Investigation Area

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Key considerations of the North Ballajura (Hepburn Avenue – West) Planning Investigation Area include, but are not limited to:

  • Impacts, risks and management associated with Gnangara ground water resources (Priority 1 and 2 Source Protection Areas)
  • Proposed Perth-Darwin National Highway 
  • Potential East Wanneroo Rail Link (to be investigated as part of METRONET Stage 2).
  • Protection of significant environmental values including high value Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo and Redtail Cockatoo feeding habitats, vegetation with 10-30% remaining in Perth and Peel regions, conservation category wetlands and threatened ecological communities
  • Protection of Bush Forever areas
  • Bushfire risk 
  • Land tenure
  • Regional recreation needs analysis 
  • Land use transition/interface with regional open space areas.


  • Key considerations for this PIA continue to be investigated. 
  • A land use for this PIA will be finalised as part of the 2021 review of the North-East Sub-regional Planning Framework.
Page last reviewed 17 March 2021
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