Yanchep Beach Joint Venture commenced operations in 2007 and is committed to creating a benchmark sustainable city centre
The team is working hard to ensure that urban design is married to economic development for vibrancy within all of the stages of the development.
At the planning level, the District Structure Plan (DSP) has been approved by the West Australian Planning Commission (WAPC), and the Local Structure Plan (LSP) has been approved by the City of Wanneroo, and is out for public advertising.
An Economic Development Strategy (Introducing a New Business Enabling Environment 2009 & Beyond) has been prepared, giving special consideration to the evolution of the city centre over its life cycle. A sample of elements include:
- Purpose and Points of Difference
- Realistic Employment Targets Set Within the Perth North West Corridor Context
- Global Reach
- Onshore & Offshore Creative Partnerships
- Business, Industry and Agency Drivers - Operating Environment for YBJV
- Innovative Practices & Innovative Industry
- Investment Attraction & Investor Relations
- Fundamental Infrastructure (including green infrastructure)Information and Communications Technology Value-Adds
- Integrated and Street-Based Campus.
The City of Yanchep will bring together the elements of economic, social and environmental in a place where people will be able to live, work, play and prosper.
The critical city centre jobs will underpin the diversity of the region, and embrace the knowledge workers, the artisans, the educators and the innovators.
Holding health and wellness in the highest regard, research and the variety of lifestyle choices will set the city apart from all others.
Tourists, locals and investors alike will be witness to the clean, green environment that practices what it preaches.
Sun city at Yanchep will elevate the standard of integrated urban and economic development to new heights.
The Structure Plan is the primary instrument to guide planning to deliver the vision and objectives.
The following strategies have been formulated to ensure that the vision is properly articulated in the more fine grain elements of the urban form.
- Community Development
Sponsorship & Support
In 2008, YBJV saw the value of the West Coast Student Awards for Excellence and sponsored the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year Category. The winner was the outstanding Kristy Brittain who also works part time in youth support services role. Read More
Ocean Reef Élite Soccer Program
Ocean Reef SHS has been successfully building its Elite soccer program for over a decade. In recognition of this excellence and support to the valuable youth of the corridor, and as part of our Health and Wellness segment, YBJV supports this outstanding program.
ECU and City of Wanneroo iLab
Student Projects in Real Time
In conjunction with the School of Urban Planning, YBJV will work with first year students as they investigate and give critical feedback on how to unfold the city centre over time. The iLab collaboration allows students to work on real industry projects with business in real time, as well as valuing their opinions as future professionals. YBJV will work with the school for the next three years.
Yanchep District High & BJL Connecting Communities - Green Employment
Opportunities A new program has been launched to promote student understanding of 'Green Jobs' and the increasing opportunities in this segment. A total of 50 students will visit a number of businesses and institutions who either develop or provide environmental solutions and innovations. Site visits include:
- Solar Unlimited Wangara
- Murdoch University's Environmental Technology Centre
- Tamala Park Resource Recovery Facility Wanneroo
- Henderson Environmental Centre.
Clean Energy Innovation Centre (CEIC)
YBJV entered into a consortia bid with the West Australian Sustainable Energy Association (WASEA) in 2008 to secure services in the clean energy space for WA. This important win will unfold to assist small business assess their energy requirements, and will evolve to become an important incubation vehicle for the State. Other members of the bid include the Department of Commerce and Swan TAFE.