Proposed Temporary Yacht Monument for Dementia Awareness; Lot 89 Koomal Street, Bindoon (Closed)

The Shire is in receipt of a planning application for the temporary placement of a yacht monument on the abovementioned property. The applicant’s intent is to create awareness around a general need for aged dementia care in the region and to generate interest in a future aged dementia care village being established in the area.

The proposed monument is a 15.5 metre long, 16.5 metre high sailing yacht (called the ‘Iron Will’) being entrenched into the ground for a temporary period of time (between 6 months to 2 years). The yacht will be protected by a 2m high security fence. The sail of the yacht will be inscribed with the text ‘Iron Will – The Village’ or words with a similar meaning.

Lot 89 Koomal Street, Bindoon is land owned by the Shire of Chittering in freehold however, the applicant is an independent third party, wishing to utilise this portion of Shire land for this project.

Further information on the proposal can be obtained in the attachments on this 'Have Your Say' item (see right hand column, 'Documents').

The Shire is seeking your comments in relation to the above application. Should you wish to make written comment on this application please address such to the undersigned by the 5 November 2019.

Written submissions can be made via email on or in writing addressed to the:

Chief Executive Officer  

Shire of Chittering

PO Box 70

BINDOON   WA   6502

In an effort to improve transparency in decision making, if you choose to provide comment on the application, we advise that your comments, name and address may be included in a publically available officer report should this application be referred to an Ordinary Council Meeting. If you require further information please contact Principal Planning Officer, Mr. Jake Whistler by email on  or telephone 9576 4600.

Contact Details

Name: Jake Whistler

Phone: (08) 9576 4600