Your new committee, our next social function, short-term rentals and more..
Your New Committee

65 members attended our Annual General Meeting in March. Kerrie Andrews stepped down after dedicating many years on the committee.
Please click here for her report.

We welcome Angela Cream as our new president.
We now have eight committee members in total.
Find out who's who.

Would you like to join our social committee? The most recent social event was the fabulous sundowner in February hosted by Dolphin Cruises. This event was enjoyed by 59 neighbours from PMRA.
If you’re interested in helping us organise an event please email us.

Please join us at our next social event at MOFSC...
Short-term Rentals

Plans are in motion to put Mandurah on the “front-foot” of the short-term accommodation debate in Western Australia, through collecting core data on the rentals. Read more here courtesy of the Mandurah Mail.

Please support our sponsors
History of Port Mandurah
PMRA has formed a sub-committee to gather the history of the Port Mandurah Canal Estate. A brief outline has been prepared and contributions have already been sought and supplied from Cedar Woods, the City of Mandurah and from
our own records.
This area has a fascinating early history, some brilliant conserved assets, some colourful opposition during development, battles with bureaucracy and a wonderful success story
to record. Any residents who may wish to contribute content, suggestions, (printable) anecdotes, good quality photographs, sales documents or whatever will be welcomed.

Christmas Lights Update

Port Mandurah residents were invited to a Christmas Lights community discussion with Mayor Rhys Williams in February to discuss the opportunities and challenges regarding Christmas lights and the canals. In a follow-up letter to attendees, Mayor Williams outlined the commitment by Council to the 8 points below:

1. Support the Port Mandurah Residents Association with funding to develop an information brochure and map of the canals, 
2. Form a working group made up of WA Police, Mandurah Volunteer Marine Rescue,
Port Mandurah Residents Association and City of Mandurah, to establish a coordinated approach to addressing safety Issues,
3. Install temporary buoys down the middle of the main canals for the purpose of boat traffic management,
4. Install Christmas lighting installations to both sides of the main traffic bridges within the Port Mandurah Canals (dependent on access to a power source being made available via Western Power),
5. Increase Christmas lighting in the inlet and throughout City Centre,
6. Explore options for including a Christmas Flotilla as part of the annual Mandurah Christmas pageant,
7. Explore additional festive pop-up events to reinforce Mandurah as destination for
Christmas festivities, and
8. Work with tourism operators and promoters to promote Mandurah as the place to be for Christmas festivities.

The PMRA committee is seeking updates from the Mayor as we progress towards December. If you're interested in contributing to a Christmas Working Party in any way, please email us.

The City of Mandurah has thrown its support behind a plan to design and implement a Christmas lights display that flows from one side of the city centre to the other.
Read more here courtesy of the Mandurah Coastal Times.

We are at the beginning of our new sponsorship year and our committee is busy putting the finishing touches to our new improved package. If you know anyone who might like the premium exposure that PMRA offers for only $500 a year, please email us for details.

Mandurah Entrance Channel Works
Western Australia Department of Transport is working on a project that will provide safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and widen the Town Beach. Read more here courtesy of "Dredging Today".

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
"Working Boats" is a newsletter produced by AMSA and contains useful advice, stories and tips, like the benefits of float-free EPIRBs, and how to survive at sea. Find out about the new changes to the National Maritime System.

The July newsletter from the Mandurah Police is available HERE
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