Feedback from community consultation for the preferred location was considered and in November 2021, Council adopted the preferred location for the Australind Community Precinct at Lot 208 Mulgara Street, Australind.
The preferred location indicated by survey respondents was the existing Australind site, followed by the Leschenault Leisure Centre site and Treendale site and finally a split of facilities over two or more sites.
Council also requested the finalisation of the Australind Community Precinct Feasibility Plan in order to move the project forward.
Community Reference Group
In addition, Council requested the establishment of an Australind Precinct Community Reference Group.
Nominations were invited from members of the community to fill a number of vacancies on the Australind Precinct Community Reference Group. Nominations closed on Friday, 25 February 2022.
A tender calling for a business plan and master plan of the Precinct is in the process of being developed.
The Community Reference Group will be assisting the consultant determine the needs assessment for the master planning process.
The development of the Australind Community Precinct will be staged, with construction of the first phase planned to start in 2023.