North Ballajura (Hepburn Ave West)

Considerations for the North Ballajura (Hepburn Ave West) 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 Source Protection Area).
  • Impacts on adjacent Commonwealth telecommunications infrastructure and operations.
  • Bushfire risk.
  • Regional recreation needs analysis.
  • Land use transition/interface with regional open space areas.


  • A report into potential impacts to public drinking water source areas has been completed by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation, including potential impacts from development of this PIA to the Gnangara underground water source.
  • Consultation is underway with Telstra and their representative regarding the Perth International Telecommunications Centre (PITC) site, located immediately north of the PIA.
  • A preliminary assessment of bushfire risk and the transition with vegetated land to the east has been completed.
Page last reviewed 15 July 2020
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