The City takes a strategic approach to environmental management to inform its resources, programs and activities. A number of City-wide strategic management plans form a consolidated environmental management strategy that shapes the City’s management practices and actions for the natural environment.
The management plans make recommendations for the ongoing maintenance, regeneration and development of facilities and the natural environment within the City.
Integrated Catchment Management Plan
Water Management Plan
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Forecasting and Carbon Reduction Roadmap
The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions and Forecasting and Carbon Reduction Roadmap Investigation Report 2020 will help the City to understand its current GHG emissions profile and the resources and activities that contribute to its GHG emissions profile and to provide a GHG emissions reduction framework.
Urban Forest Strategy
Public Open Space Strategy
Local Management Plans
Foreshore areas and remnant natural vegetation in the City of South Perth are covered by a number of management and restoration plans developed for management of the specific local areas. These management plans provide operational guidance for improving parks and bushland areas and make extensive recommendations for the ongoing maintenance, regeneration and development of facilities and the natural environment within these areas. They are best read in association with the City’s Green Plan.
Sir James Mitchell Park Foreshore Management Plan
The Sir James Mitchell Park Management Plan 2001 covers the City’s most popular park and recreation reserve. The Plan identifies the most appropriate combination of land uses for the foreshore area whilst maintaining and preserving the environmental and heritage values of the area and its surrounds. It complements the regional planning approach of the Swan River Trust as well as providing for local residents, regional users, commercial development and tourism ventures. Refer to the Sir James Mitchell Lakes Sedge Planting Trial page for information about some of the environmental restoration works in this area.
Collier Park Golf Course Environmental Management Plan
The Collier Park Golf Course Environmental Management Plan 2004 covers one of Perth’s most popular golf courses. It aims to protect the quality of surface and groundwater, maintain the quality of recharge to groundwater supplies, minimise erosion and sediment movement and preserve, protect and enhance the natural environment.
Cygnia Cove Natural Areas Management Plan
The Cygnia Cove Natural Areas Management Plan 2017 (NAMP) provides a framework for conserving and enhancing the ecological functions of the Cygnia Cove natural areas over a 20 year period from 2017 to 2037. It documents existing conditions, identifies key values and threats and sets out criteria for future management of natural areas. This document identifies the current and the anticipated future issues in the management of natural areas and outlines management actions and priorities to minimise impacts for long term management as well as providing more detailed actions for the short term period to five years. Please refer to the Cygnia Cove Natural Areas Restoration Plan project page for more information.
Clontarf Foreshore Restoration Plan
The Clontarf Foreshore Restoration Plan 2016 covers a 0.4 hectare section of the Canning River Foreshore in Waterford, which is part of a Bush Forever site. The Restoration Plan will oversee the stabilisation of the foreshore area, including revegetation and protection against future impacts and erosion. Refer to the Clontarf Foreshore Restoration Project page for more information.
Salter Point Foreshore Restoration Plan Review
The Salter Point Foreshore Restoration Plan 2014 covers the Salter Point peninsular and lagoon and is part of a Bush Forever site. The lagoon is the last remaining natural lagoon of its type in the Swan-Canning river system. The restoration plan will oversee works to minimise erosion, including revegetation.
Mt Henry Spit Restoration Plan
The Mt Henry Spit Restoration Plan 2014 covers a 4.03 ha section of the Mt Henry Peninsula, which is the largest remaining area of remnant bushland in South Perth. The Plan outlines achievable restoration goals and a program of works. Please visit the Mt Henry Spit Restoration Project page for more information.
Mt Henry Peninsula Foreshore Management Plan
The Mt Henry Peninsula Management Plan 2004 covers the largest area of bushland in the City of South Perth. The 16 ha site comprises the foreshore from Cloisters Reserve to the Mt Henry Bridge and the Mt Henry Public Open Space on Hogg Avenue. The Plan makes recommendations for action to alleviate future impacts on the area.
Neil McDougall Park Lake Integrated Management and Remediation
The Neil McDougall Park Lake Integrated Management and Remediation Report 2018 provides a sustainable and long term solution for the management of Lemna and cyanobacterial blooms in Neil McDougall Park. Please visit the Neil McDougal Lake project page for more information.
Davilak Reserve Natural Area Management Plan
The Davilak Reserve Natural Area Management Plan 2005 identifies a site specific management framework including opportunities for conservation and restoration.
Goss Avenue Reserve Natural Area Management Plan
The Goss Avenue Reserve Natural Area Management Plan 2005 has been developed to restore and protect the integrity of the bushland by providing a coordinated management response to current and future pressures associated with flora and fauna loss due to changing climate, unrestricted site access and frequent fires.