Public advertising of West Coast Eagles Development Application

October 25, 2016

The Town of Victoria Park has received a development application (DA) from Urbis on behalf of the West Coast Eagles Football Club (WCE) for a proposed administration, training and community facility, including (but not limited to) the following components: 

  • Administration facilities for the WCE.
  • Indoor and outdoor training, aquatic, medical, rehabilitation and recovery facilities for the WCE.
  • Administration facilities for the Wirrpanda Foundation.
  • Facilities available for use by the public including a museum, café, sports medicine facilities and function spaces.
  • Associated works including pedestrian access, fencing, landscaping and floodlighting towers to both ovals.
  • The building is to be two storeys in height adjacent to Bishopsgate Street and three storeys adjacent to the ovals.  The building height adjacent to Bishopsgate Street ranges from 4m to 15.5m above the level of the footpath along Bishopsgate Street.
  • A total of 212 on-site car bays, comprising basement parking, car parking fronting Bishopsgate Street, and a car park at the corner of Roberts Road and Bishopsgate Street.
  • A single storey maintenance building adjacent to Roberts Road.

The DA has been prepared to align with the draft Lathlain Park Management Plan (MP) which is the subject of separate community consultation also (refer to separate post on this site).

Prior to Council considering the DA, you are invited to comment on the proposal.

Plans/details of the proposed development can be viewed at Council’s administration building or online by going to viewing on mobile, open this page you are on now in Safari or Chrome first, not the Facebook app, then click the link above. Alternatively, go to this link [in Safari or Chrome, not the Facebook app], press ‘Current Consultation’ and enter the property address 34 Goddard Street. Anytime you receive an error message, in your browser menu choose 'Request Desktop Site' and the site should load correctly.)

Community information sessions on both the draft MP and the DA will be conducted by Council as per details below. This will be a good opportunity to ask any questions that you may have and view the draft MP and the DA plans.

Community Information Session 1

Venue: Town of Victoria Park Administration Building, 99 Shepperton Road, Victoria Park

Date and time: Wednesday 2 November 2016 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Community Information Session 2

Venue: Town of Victoria Park Administration Building, 99 Shepperton Road, Victoria Park

Date and time: Saturday 12 November 2016 from 1pm to 3pm

 RSVP: Please register your attendance by contacting the Town on 9311 8111 or via e-mail to

Additionally, the DA will also be the subject of community information displays facilitated by the WCE at the following venues and times:


Any comments you wish to make on the proposed development are to be submitted in writing by 5pm Tuesday 22 November 2016, by one of the following:

  • online via the above mentioned link on the Town’s website
  • email to quoting Planning Application reference number: 5.2016.323.1
  • letter addressed to the Town of Victoria Park, Locked Bag No. 437, Victoria Park WA 6979 quoting Planning Application reference number: 5.2016.323.1.

Your comments will be considered by Council before a recommendation is made to the Western Australian Planning Commission who will make a recommendation on the application to the Metropolitan Central Joint Development Assessment Panel.

Should you have any queries or require further information please contact 9311 8111 or