CITY of Mandurah Councillor Caroline Knight has been appointed a deputy commission member of the Western Australian Planning Commission.
Cr Knight, who has served close to five years on council for the North Ward, has a keen interest in planning for Mandurah’s future and is excited to start her new role with the commission.
She will take up a three-year term as a regional representative.
She said it was vital that decisions about the future were based on solid planning grounds, as Mandurah and the Peel Region were still undergoing a period of rapid growth.
“I believe sustainable land-use planning is incredibly important for the long-term health and wellbeing of our State,” she said.
“I welcome the appointment and I look forward to contributing.”
The commisson is a statutory authority with state-wide responsibilities for urban, rural and regional integrated land use planning and land development matters.