Recent Achievements

Recent achievements

Since then PGLOA under the chairs of John Valentine (2013-14) and Steve O’Brien (2014-16) have mainly addressed landscaping, and the never-ending issue of the SAR. Recent significant achievements include:

  • Changes to TPS 21 Item 11.1 to prohibit transportable buildings – ongoing.
  • Replacement of colorbond fence in marina-facing villas with open grill fencing
  • Advocated enforced clean up of mess at interminable construction site in Keel Retreat
  • Plans to replace Casuarina trees in Layman Road – ongoing
  • Initiated regular coffee sessions with three councilors.
  • New footpath between Sensations Café and western foreshore toilet block and beach.
  • Residents replanting garden beds on park abutting end of Anchor View
  • Installation of concrete footpath over footbridge at end of Port Lane
  • Restored street lighting Spinnaker Boulevard and Layman Road
  • DPAW eradication of castor oil trees and other invasive plants on eastern side of Layman Road abutting wetland and public reserve.
  • Alerted authorities to damage of rip-rap on canal walls related to non-conventional jetty poles.
  • Stimulated the cleaning of under-water circulation pipes in stinger-free pool.
  • Submitted to City planning permission to build a gazebo and BBQ on park at Anchor View.
  • Advocated name change from Geographe to Port Geographe for the SAR area (ongoing)
  • Input into foreshore landscaping associated with Groyne reconfiguration project.
  • Input to Port Geographe Community Consultancy Forum (now defunct) re groyne reconfiguration
  • Representations to City Strategic Plan
  • Reports to the City on maintenance issues.