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Shire of Harvey Council has rejected the Albemarle Workers' Accommodation project.
Shire of Harvey Council has voted against the proposed $73 million Albemarle Workers’ Accommodation project in Binningup. The decision was determined at the Special Council Meeting held at Harvey Town Hall on Tuesday, 11 October at 5pm.
Shire of Harvey President Paul Gillett said it was decided the site was not suitable for the proposed development. “Council went with the Officer’s recommendation to refuse the application put forward for the Workers’ Accommodation project in Binningup,” Cr Gillett said. “It was determined the location proposed for the project was not suitable. “However, the application will be going to the [Joint Development Assessment Panel] for final determination.” JDAP is the determining authority for this application and will decide whether the project is allowed to proceed. Watch the Special Council Meeting here.
Acknowledgement of Country
The Shire of Harvey acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.