The City of Rockingham is located approximately 45 km south of Perth. It is the fifth largest local government in Western Australia and the State’s fourth fastest growing (in population terms). Home to people from 117 nationalities and cultures, the City’s population is currently 137,279 and is forecast to increase to 239,147 people by 2046.
The City is a rapidly developing residential area, with substantial industrial and commercial areas, and a naval base on Garden Island.
The City is bounded by the City of Kwinana in the north, the Serpentine-Jarrahdale Shire in the east, the Shire of Murray and the City of Mandurah in the south and the Indian Ocean in the west. It encompasses a total land area of approximately 260 square kilometres, including significant areas of coastline and parkland.
With 37 km of breathtaking coastline, the area is known for its pristine beaches, nearby Penguin Island, dolphins and seals frequenting the area, and adventure experiences.
The City is constructing a footpath at Arpenteur Park.
The Aqua Jetty will be expanded and improved to cater for population growth.
The City is planning to undertake dredging works of the Bent Street Navigation Channel late February 2022.
Improving access and inclusion at the playground at City Park Reserve.
As part of METRONET’s Thornlie-Cockburn Link Project, there will be essential works on the Mandurah Line resulting in a Shutdown between Aubin Grove and Elizabeth Quay stations
The City is upgrading the Koorana Reserve playing fields and clubroom to provide more sporting opportunities for people in the Coastal Central Subdistrict.
The City is developing a master plan to guide future works and improvements at Mike Barnett Sports Complex (MBSC). A master plan is a long term planning document that will provide a clear vision and direction for the future use of the centre.
Upgrading and extending the car park at the Point Peron Boat Launching Facility.
Some bus shelters in the City of Rockingham are being replaced or upgraded.
Installing speed cushions at the Sixty Eight/Eighty Road intersection.
Upgrading the facilities to meet community needs.
The project included the redevelopment of the City Square and Civic Plaza to improve the appearance, functionality and pedestrian safety of the two areas.
The 'Gateway to Rockingham’ or Kulija Road road extension provides direct access to the major industrial and port facilities of Rockingham.
The City has upgraded the Point Peron Boat Launching Facility.