Implementation of the Swan Valley Action Plan is protecting and enhancing the unique character of this Perth metropolitan region.
The Swan Valley Planning Act 2020 will replace the Swan Valley Planning Act 1995. The Act received Royal Assent and Part 1 took effect on 9 December 2020. The remainder of the Act will become operational shortly. Enabling regulations are being prepared.
The Minister for Planning released the draft Swan Valley Planning Scheme for public comment. Submissions closed on 28 May 2021. The Minister is considering all submissions to finalise the planning scheme.
The Minister for Planning has invited expressions of interest for suitable members to nominate for appointment to the Swan Valley Statutory Planning Committee and Swan Valley Strategic Leadership Group.
In 2017, the Minister for Planning appointed the late Hon John Kobelke JP to undertake an independent review of the Swan Valley. The review centred on identifying the best measures to ensure the region’s prosperity into the future as a rural, agricultural and tourism region servicing locals and visitors alike.
Mr Kobelke undertook extensive consultation with the Swan Valley community, the City of Swan, Swan Valley Planning Committee, landowners, residents, businesses and representative groups.
The Swan Valley Planning Review was released for public feedback and guided the development of the Swan Valley Action Plan. More than 700 people were consulted during the development of the Action Plan, which was released in October 2019.
The Swan Valley Action Plan seeks to ensure the region remains an attractive and thriving destination that balances viticulture/agriculture, lifestyle and tourism opportunities that are sympathetic to the rural setting. Key actions currently being advanced include:
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The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.
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