Public Environmental Review - Aged Care Facility Development, Armstrong Reserve, Dunsborough – Cape Care

Closed 29 Oct 2012

Opened 17 Sep 2012

Overview

Ray Village Aged Services (Inc) trading as Capecare is proposing to develop a 1.28 ha portion of Armstrong Reserve, Naturaliste Terrace, Dunsborough in order to construct an aged care facility. The proposal will require clearing 9020m2 of native vegetation. The proposed aged care facility will consist of an adult day care centre, independent and supported living accommodation units, administration offices and community facilities including meeting rooms for the CWA.

Why We Are Consulting

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) invites people to make a submission on this proposal. Both electronic and hard copy submissions are most welcome.

Ray Village Aged Services (Inc) trading as Capecare is proposing to develop a 1.28 ha portion of Armstrong Reserve, Naturaliste Terrace, Dunsborough in order to construct an aged care facility. The proposal will require clearing 9020m2 of native vegetation. The proposed aged care facility will consist of an adult day care centre, independent and supported living accommodation units, administration offices and community facilities including meeting rooms for the CWA. In accordance with the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act), a Public Environmental Review (PER) has been prepared which describes this proposal and its likely effects on the environment. The PER is available for a public review period of 6 weeks from 17 September 2012 closing on 29 October 2012.

The proposed action has also been referred under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and is being assessed under the bilateral agreement with Western Australia.

Comments from government agencies and from the public will help the EPA to prepare an assessment report in which it will make recommendations to government.

What Happens Next

All submissions received by the EPA will be acknowledged. Submissions will be treated as public documents unless provided and received in confidence, subject to the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 1902 (FOI Act), and may be quoted in full or in part in the EPA’s report.

Areas

  • All of Western Australia

Audiences

  • Public

Interests

  • Public Environmental Review