North Port Quay attracts mixed response

An ambitious $6 billion dollar development proposed for an area near Rous Head in Fremantle has attracted a mixed response from Western Australia's sustainability experts.


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move the port north to swanbourne.Swanbourne coast is under developed & we need more boar ramps .

Fantastic - more of it. Bold vision and succesful execution is what is requried in Perth. Why should you have to live in Mandurah in order to have the ocean on your doorstep. The Dutch have been reclaiming land from the sea for years - great idea! We just have to get the transport solution right. A Vmoto scooter for every resident and increased scooter and motorcycle parking in Perth CBD would go a long way to helping this project along.

No wonder we are duped Dullsville or WA "wait awhile" someone comes up with a brillant idea and there are always people ready to knock it and throw in their negativities. Remember Hillarys they even had a picket line on the beach! and yet today it is a successful venture which attracts thousands of people and enjoys increased Tourism dollars. I hope the North Port Quay Project goes ahead with flying colours it would certainly get my support.


Like to see it get built and put Perth more centrally located on the international map. Interesting public forum type web site I found at

The main concern with the North Port Quay project is why with global warming and scarce petroleum resources with their high prices, are boat slips for power boats such a prominent feature? Power boats are not only an unnecessary and extravagant waste of resources but are also considered, by many other water users, a big source of noise and air pollution. The unnecessary use and waste of fuel should be discouraged. Indeed it should not be permitted when it is possible to do so. Accordingly the North Port Quay plan should eliminate boat slips, at least slips for use by fuel consuming, polluting power boats. Thank you

This is a brilliant idae & I hope it goes ahead, all the naysayers came out about Hillarys & its a great development, lets get out of the dullsville situation now !! It is located very close to rail & highways so the transport side will be fine, the location is much better serviced than hillarys, build it !!

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