Annual and Sustainability
Report 2018-19 Summary
This summary highlights key 2018-19 achievements and how our team has driven change through innovation across a diverse range of projects with great success.
We pay our sincerest respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders, past and present. We are committed to fostering long-term relationships with Traditional Custodians as we create new places across Western Australia.
Our vision is to realise the potential of land and property across Western Australia by delivering
excellence in new and revitalised residential and economic centres.
As the Western Australian Government's land development agency, we play a significant role in planning for the growth and development of our suburbs and towns, our cities and our State.
LandCorp realises the potential of land and infrastructure developments for all Western Australians. By creating places where people want to live, work and play we help build our State’s social and economic prosperity.
We collaborate and partner across State and local Government, with industry and private sector.
Our Innovation through Demonstration projects champion change, new technologies and sustainable living.
Through best practice engagement we deliver superior outcomes for local communities.
Act commercially to maximise dividend return to Government without compromising social outcomes.
Driving economic growth by promoting trade and job creation through industrial land and infrastructure projects.
Supporting and delivering State Government policies.
Delivering residential, industrial, commercial and tourism projects across the whole of WA.
Expertise to deliver long term, challenging, constrained and contaminated land development projects.
Industrial Lands Authority highlights
Market leadership and innovation
Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture Awards
October 2018, The Newman Town Square received the National Civic Space Award of Excellence. The Square’s place-making strategy supports many active community and family events.
Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, Western Australia Awards
July 2018. Newman Town Square in Newman received the Civic Landscape Architecture Award.
Planning Institute of Australia (WA) Awards for Planning Excellence
November 2018, Knutsford Precinct was awarded a Commendation in the Best Planning Ideas – Small Project category.
Commonwealth Association of Planners Awards
Claremont on the Park has been nominated for Outstanding Planning Achievement in the Commonwealth.
Parks & Leisure Australia (PLA) (WA) Awards of Excellence
June 2019, Kinkuna Park at Allara Estate in Eglinton received the Best Use of Technology Award.
Property Council Awards
2019 Blackmore Park Estate in Girrawheen won Best Affordable Housing Development category in May 2019.
Relationships and partnerships
Organisational and commercial capacity
The Western Australian Government approved a number of Government land agency reforms that included the merger of LandCorp and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA).
Future direction – land agency reform
These land agency reforms progressed throughout 2018-19 and achieved:
- alignment of the MRA and the LandCorp Boards, through a common Chairperson and Directors,
- key stakeholder consultation and feedback sessions,
- establishment of the Industrial Lands Authority within LandCorp,
- financial review and agreement with Government on a sustainable funding model
- implementation of MRA planning reforms,
- alignment of Government policies and project priorities,
- completion of the MRA Act review, and
- LandCorp and the MRA working together on planning and delivery at the Subi East, East Perth Power Station, Waterbank, and Forrestdale Business Park West projects.
The agencies will continue to progress the administrative merger throughout 2019, while also exploring legislative proposals to merge the two entities.