Westport Fact Sheets

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To learn more about the Westport Strategy, please refer to the facts sheet below.

To learn more about the Westport Strategy, please refer to the facts sheet below.

  • Why is Westport investigating Cockburn Sound as a potential port location?

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    06 Aug 2019
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    The most common question that Westport gets asked is why the Taskforce is considering Kwinana/Cockburn Sound as a possible location for a new container port facility.

    There is a long history of studies that have been done into possible locations for a second major container port for Perth and each study has reinforced the point that Cockburn Sound is arguably the only suitable location for another major port within the Greater Perth area.


  • Westport: Overview (Fact sheet)

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    25 Feb 2019
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    What is Westport? Westport: Port and Environs Strategy (Westport) is a comprehensive research, data and feedback-gathering project to deliver the Westport Strategy. This will be an integrated plan to meet the freight and logistics needs for Perth and the South West for the next 50 to 100 years.

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  • Westport: Transport (Fact sheet)

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    25 Feb 2019
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    The Ports of Fremantle, Kwinana and Bunbury handle many different types of product that are imported or exported, including containers, dry and liquid bulk commodities, break bulk items such as cars, scrap metal and livestock as well as cruise ships and visiting vessels.

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  • Westport: Land use planning (Fact sheet)

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    25 Feb 2019
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    The Westport Taskforce is preparing a strategy to develop our ports and connecting infrastructure to propel the long-term sustainable growth of Perth and Bunbury...

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  • Westport: Environment (Fact sheet)

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    25 Feb 2019
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    How is Westport protecting the environment? Westport is examining how the ports at Fremantle, Kwinana and Bunbury and the associated road and rail networks will be able to handle the future trade task as the city grows. The construction of port facilities and supporting infrastructure has the potential to impact on a range of environmental and social values that include...

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  • Westport: Governance (Fact sheet)

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    25 Feb 2019
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    Who’s involved with Westport Engagement and Governance? The Westport Taskforce is keen to involve as many people as possible in the development of the Westport Strategy.

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