Metropolitan Region Scheme amendment 1382/57 - Kenwick Rail Freight Facility - Railways Reservation

The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) is seeking public comment on a proposal to amend the Metropolitan Region Scheme (MRS) for land in the City of Gosnells.

The amendment proposes to transfer approximately 17.8 hectares of land in the Maddington Kenwick Strategic Employment Area (MKSEA) from the Industrial zone to the Railways reservation in the MRS. 

The amendment area is in the City of Gosnells, about 12 kilometres south-east of the Perth Central Business District in the locality of Kenwick.

The WAPC certifies that, in its opinion, the proposed amendment does not constitute a substantial alteration to the MRS.


If you would like to make a submission to support, object or provide comment on any part of the proposed amendment, please provide your feedback by using the online feedback form.

Online feedback form

Written submissions can be made by post to: Secretary, Western Australian Planning Commission, Locked Bag 2506, Perth WA 6001. Submissions can also be lodged via email to

Submissions close Friday 15 October 2021. Late submissions will not be considered.

Display locations

The plans showing the proposed change and the WAPC’s amendment report which explains the proposal, are available above and will be available for public inspection from Friday 13  August 2021 to Friday 15 October 2021 at:

  • Western Australian Planning Commission, 140 William Street, Perth
  • J S Battye Library, Level 3 Alexander Library Building, Perth Cultural Centre
  • City of Gosnells

More information 

Please direct queries for more information on the MRS Amendment to the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage by email to or telephone (08) 6551 9000.


Page reviewed 6 September 2021