Strategic Planning


Current projects

Community Profile (2018), Economic Profile (2018) and Population Forecasting (2041)

The Town of Port Hedland is working toward updating its local planning strategy, the Port City Growth Plan (2012). The first step in this process is updating population and economic data to reflect current day statistics and thinking. Click on the links below to view the Town's current Community Profile, Economic Profile and latest Population Forecasts.

Coastal Hazard Risk Management Adaptation Plan (CHRMAP) (2018)

The Town of Port Hedland is actively working to investigate and manage potential coastal erosion and flooding in the Port Hedland townsite through a Coastal Hazard Risk Management and Adaptation Plan (CHRMAP) project, which builds upon the Coastal Vulnerability Study prepared in 2011. The project supports the state government’s State Coastal Planning Policy No. 2.6 which recommends a risk management approach for decision making relating to coastal hazards and is due to be delivered in late 2018. Click here for further information.

Parks and Paths Strategy (2018)

The Town is currently preparing a Parks and Paths Strategy, which is due to be delivered in late 2018.


Adopted strategies

Port City Growth Plan (2012)

Coastal Vulnerability Study (2011)

South Hedland Flood Study (2010)

Transient Workforce Accommodation Strategy (2014)