North Port Quay - FAQ's

A sustainable development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

As well as affordable housing there will be two new primary schools, a new 800 metre north-facing swimming beach, two protected family-safe beaches, a 3.2 kilometre public fishing platform, a new surf reef, new public boat launching ramps, a network of pedestrian and cycle paths, a performing arts centre and a five-star-hotel and convention centre. Eateries will offer everything from fish and chips to five star dining.

North Port Quay is likely to be the most popular tourist destination in Western Australia, attracting up to 10 million visitations a year. It's estimated that would generate around $700 million from tourism and retail.

2,000 would be employed during the ten year construction of North Port Quay and after it's fully operational approximately 2,500 would employed in the retail and tourist shops in the precinct.

$10 billion dollars is our estimate and it will be funded by the Strzelecki Group and a number of other prominent Western Australian companies.

No. North Port quay will be fully funded by the private sector but it will have many public benefits. These include:

  • Two new primary schools.
  • A performing arts centre.
  • An 800 metre north facing swimming beach.
  • Two protected family safe beaches.
  • A 3.2 kilometre fishing platform.
  • A surf reef.
  • Public boat ramps.
  • Walkways and cycle paths.
  • A five start hotel and convention centre.

It is expected construction of North Port Quay will be completed 10 years after the State Government has finished its approvals process for the project.

There will be 1,900 lots and the homes will be single housing, townhouses and apartments. In total there could be as many as 10,000 homes including a proportion of affordable homes.

There are a range of options up for consideration. We are looking at a number of options including a non-polluting CAT bus service, river taxis light rail and ferries.

No. The existing seabed has been degraded over the decades and there's little or no marine life or seagrass there now. Our environmental studies show us that marine life will actually return to the area.

Our environmental studies tell us that beach erosion would be reduced while beach stability would be greatly enhanced. We are also creating three new beaches including a north facing beach that would be largely sheltered from the Fremantle Doctor.

The breakwater protecting North Port Quay is designed to a height above sea level that takes into account global warming forecasts and the one-in-a-hundred year storm.

No.The development could actually improve road access to and from the port because $30 million has been set aside for traffic planning and road improvements in the project costs.