Booyeembara Park Master Plan Implementation

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We’re seeking your feedback on proposed improvements to Booyeembara Park, in line with the existing landscape master plan.


About Booyeembara Park

The land now known as Booyeembara Park was once a quarry and a tip. In the late 1990s the Montreal Street Open Space Master Plan evolved through a collaborative process with the Montreal Open Space Steering Committee, which included local elders, community representatives, councillors and landscape architects. In 2000 it was officially named Booyeembara Park; Booyeembara is a Nyoongar word for 'of the limestone hills’. In 2006 the Park was identified as an AILA Australian Significant Landscape.

The implementation of the master plan has been an ongoing process influenced by many factors including the sites history, site contamination issues, community use and budget availability. Involvement of the local community has continued, with the Booyeembara Park Reference Group working closely with the City to ensure implementation is in line with current community requirements. You can find more information on the history of the site by clicking here or visiting the document library. In recent years many changes have occurred in the area including new residential developments in White Gum Valley and the Knutsford area and a proposed new golf course clubroom and community facility as a result of Main Roads High Street upgrade.


What are the proposed improvements?

The City of Fremantle has received a cash-in-lieu contribution specifically for improvements to Booyeembara Park as a condition of subdivision from nearby land. Subject to approval of WAPC, this will fund stage one works, with the balance of works to be completed in future years.

Please click the interactive image to view all proposed options and information. Click on the icon on the bottom right hand corner to enlarge the image. Proposals developed for feedback include upgrades to the olive grove, story-telling circle and amphitheatre, addition of a half basketball court near the youth zone, a seasonal wetland at the base of the hill and stairs and ramps up the hill to a lookout.

How can I contribute my thoughts?

The proposals developed for feedback have been based on community engagement for several recent projects as well as ongoing work by the Booyeembara Park Reference Group. We invite your feedback by:

  • Reviewing the image above and sharing your thoughts below. This includes feedback on options to address parking at the arrival area of the proposed mountain bike trails (Stevens St), either: Option A - off street parking within the park - with additional on-street parking or Option B - all on-street parking.
  • You can also come to our drop-in session Thurs 26 November 2020, anytime between 3.30pm to 6.00pm, to view the plans and chat to specialist staff. Find us in the grassed area next to the playground.


Explore the proposed improvements and share your thoughts below by Sunday 13 December 2020 or come to the drop-in session Thursday 26 November 2020.



We’re seeking your feedback on proposed improvements to Booyeembara Park, in line with the existing landscape master plan.


About Booyeembara Park

The land now known as Booyeembara Park was once a quarry and a tip. In the late 1990s the Montreal Street Open Space Master Plan evolved through a collaborative process with the Montreal Open Space Steering Committee, which included local elders, community representatives, councillors and landscape architects. In 2000 it was officially named Booyeembara Park; Booyeembara is a Nyoongar word for 'of the limestone hills’. In 2006 the Park was identified as an AILA Australian Significant Landscape.

The implementation of the master plan has been an ongoing process influenced by many factors including the sites history, site contamination issues, community use and budget availability. Involvement of the local community has continued, with the Booyeembara Park Reference Group working closely with the City to ensure implementation is in line with current community requirements. You can find more information on the history of the site by clicking here or visiting the document library. In recent years many changes have occurred in the area including new residential developments in White Gum Valley and the Knutsford area and a proposed new golf course clubroom and community facility as a result of Main Roads High Street upgrade.


What are the proposed improvements?

The City of Fremantle has received a cash-in-lieu contribution specifically for improvements to Booyeembara Park as a condition of subdivision from nearby land. Subject to approval of WAPC, this will fund stage one works, with the balance of works to be completed in future years.

Please click the interactive image to view all proposed options and information. Click on the icon on the bottom right hand corner to enlarge the image. Proposals developed for feedback include upgrades to the olive grove, story-telling circle and amphitheatre, addition of a half basketball court near the youth zone, a seasonal wetland at the base of the hill and stairs and ramps up the hill to a lookout.

How can I contribute my thoughts?

The proposals developed for feedback have been based on community engagement for several recent projects as well as ongoing work by the Booyeembara Park Reference Group. We invite your feedback by:

  • Reviewing the image above and sharing your thoughts below. This includes feedback on options to address parking at the arrival area of the proposed mountain bike trails (Stevens St), either: Option A - off street parking within the park - with additional on-street parking or Option B - all on-street parking.
  • You can also come to our drop-in session Thurs 26 November 2020, anytime between 3.30pm to 6.00pm, to view the plans and chat to specialist staff. Find us in the grassed area next to the playground.


Explore the proposed improvements and share your thoughts below by Sunday 13 December 2020 or come to the drop-in session Thursday 26 November 2020.