Save Our Estuary

GOOD NEWS! Following a recent recommendation by the Western Australian Planning Commission, Planning Minister Rita Saffioti approved an amendment on 2nd December to remove the potential for developing a marina at Point Grey. This was in response to concerns about the suitability of the site due to potential long-term environmental impacts, and uncertainty about ongoing maintenance and upkeep. Read more courtesy of the Mandurah Mail.

Thank you to everyone who signed the petition, wrote letters, attended council meetings and educated the public and the decision makers.


September 2020: Our beautiful Peel-Harvey Estuary is a very special place. It is the lifeblood of the Mandurah and Murray communities. It’s also the reason that people live in and visit this fabulous area.
Unfortunately the estuary is under serious threat from a planned development that could carve a 2.5km channel from the Dawesville Cut to a proposed marina at Point Grey.
If this were to go ahead, the health of the estuary would be threatened, wildlife would suffer, commercial and recreational fishing would be compromised, and tourism would go into decline.

Find out more and sign the petition to Save our Estuary at: https://saveourestuary.good.do

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1 thought on “Save Our Estuary”

  1. I remember what the estuary was like before the cut was built and I remember the difference that the cut made. Slowly, over the years, as development around the estuary has progressed, water quality has once again decreased. There is nowhere to build another cut. We cannot afford to allow this Point Grey development to go ahead.

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