Timeline

Marina Timeline

1970s
The idea of a marina at Ocean Reef was first 'floated'.

2004
$700,000 commitment from State Government.

2008
Start of preliminary studies including engineering, environmental, financial feasibility, land assembly, and surveying.

Concept Plan development.

2009
City of Joondalup survey on Concept 7.

2014
Request to amend the Metropolitan Region Scheme (MRS) boundary submitted to the WA Planning Commission.

Environmental Protection Authority decided to assess the marine-based components via a Public Environmental Review (PER).

2016
DevelopmentWA appointed at lead proponent on the project.

PER and MRS amendment report released for public consultation.

2017
State Government formally supports and allocates $120million to the project.

2018
Memorandum of Understanding signed between the State Government and City of Joondalup. 

Concept Plan review and refinement complete.

2019
Community Reference Group formed to guide the design of the public spaces in the marina.

Marine environmental approval following PER.

Marmion Marine Park Reserves Bill successfully passed through both Houses of Parliament.

Next Steps

2019
MRS approvals anticipated.

mid 2020
Completion of Detailed Design phase.

end 2020
Start of construction.