Kent Street Weir Precinct: Community Consultation Update

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The survey and community engagement for this project closed in January 2021. Consultation was conducted through a community consultation picnic, displays at CREEC, online and through a series of stakeholder meetings. We thank everyone who offered their voice to the concept ideas presented. Thank you for your participation.

The final summary engagement report is now available here.

We still encourage people to share their fond memories and stories of the Kent Street Weir precinct with us, via the 'stories' tab below.

Thank you very much for your input!


The survey and community engagement for this project closed in January 2021. Consultation was conducted through a community consultation picnic, displays at CREEC, online and through a series of stakeholder meetings. We thank everyone who offered their voice to the concept ideas presented. Thank you for your participation.

The final summary engagement report is now available here.

We still encourage people to share their fond memories and stories of the Kent Street Weir precinct with us, via the 'stories' tab below.

Thank you very much for your input!


Share your story of Kent Street Weir with us

Kent Street Weir is a special place for many people - be it the important Aboriginal heritage sites and stories, the significant flora and fauna in the area, family memories, water sports, keeping fit, the list goes on!

We would love to hear your stories, as well as any memories of the area that are special for you.

Start by giving your story a title, keep the story to 100 words or less and if you wish to, include your name.

It would be great to learn more about Kent Street from your personal experience. Thank you

 Thank you for sharing your stories with us! 

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    Then, and Now

    by Bethy, 10 months ago
    Curtin University was initially known as

    The West Australian Institute of Technology. When i worked there during the 60’s and 70’s, at lunchtime a group of fellow workers and i would pile into a car and head for the Kent Street Weir. There was nothing much there then, but the peaceful surroundings of the river, dappled sunlight and a cool breeze were refreshing after sitting all morning in a hot, unairconditioned building. We would find a quiet spot on a log, nothing much was said, and then we would return to work.

    Now, many years later i frequently visit this... Continue reading

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