Drafting Template (Bills)

Western Australia

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Incorporating the amendments proposed by

the Railway (METRONET) Amendment

Bill 2022 (Bill No. 63-1)

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Western Australia

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Contents

Part 1 — Preliminary

1. Short title 2 2. Commencement 2

Part 2 — Authority to construct

METRONET railways

3. Authority to construct Thornlie-Cockburn Link 3 4. Authority to construct Yanchep Rail Extension 3 4A. Authority to construct Morley-Ellenbrook Line 3 4B. Authority to construct Armadale Line and Byford

Rail Extension 3

Part 3 — Application of Metropolitan

Region Scheme

5. Terms used 4 6. Planning approval not required for certain

METRONET works 4

Schedule 1 — Line of

Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Schedule 2 — Line of Yanchep Rail

Extension

Schedule 3 — Line of

Morley-Ellenbrook Line

Schedule 4 — Line of Armadale Line

and Byford Rail Extension

Notes

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Western Australia

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

An Act to authorise, as part of the METRONET plan, the

construction of —

a railway from Beckenham junction to Cockburn (known as the

Thornlie-Cockburn Link); and

a railway from Butler to Yanchep (known as the Yanchep Rail

Extension); and

a railway from Bayswater to Ellenbrook (known as the Morley

Ellenbrook Line); andLine),

a railway from Claisebrook Station to Mundijong (known as the

Armadale Line and Byford Rail Extension),

and for related purposes.

[Long title amended: No. 1 of 2020 s. 4; Railway (METRONET)

Amendment Bill 2022 cl. 4.]

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Part 1 Preliminary

s. 1

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Part 1 — Preliminary

1. Short title

This is the Railway (METRONET) Act 2018.

2. Commencement

This Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives

the Royal Assent.

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Authority to construct METRONET railways Part 2

s. 3

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Part 2 — Authority to construct METRONET

railways

3. Authority to construct Thornlie-Cockburn Link

A railway, with all necessary, proper and usual works and

facilities in connection with the railway, may be constructed and

maintained along the line described in Schedule 1.

4. Authority to construct Yanchep Rail Extension

A railway, with all necessary, proper and usual works and

facilities in connection with the railway, may be constructed and

maintained along the line described in Schedule 2.

4A. Authority to construct Morley-Ellenbrook Line

A railway, with all necessary, proper and usual works and

facilities in connection with the railway, may be constructed and

maintained along the line described in Schedule 3.

[Section 4A inserted: No. 1 of 2020 s. 5.]

4B. Authority to construct Armadale Line and Byford Rail

Extension

A railway, with all necessary, proper and usual works and

facilities in connection with the railway, may be constructed and

maintained along the line described in Schedule 4.

[Section 4B inserted: Railway (METRONET) Amendment

Bill 2022 cl. 5.]

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Part 3 Application of Metropolitan Region Scheme

s. 5

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Part 3 — Application of Metropolitan Region Scheme

5. Terms used

In this Part —

Bush Forever area means land identified as a Bush Forever

area in accordance with the Metropolitan Region Scheme

clause 28A(1);

METRONET railway means a railway the construction and

maintenance of which is authorised by Part 2;

METRONET works means works for the purpose of, or in

connection with, a METRONET railway but does not include

the construction or alteration of a railway station, or any related

car parks, public transport interchange facilities or associated

means of pedestrian or vehicular access;

Metropolitan Region Scheme has the meaning given in the

Planning and Development Act 2005 section 4(1);

non-railway land means —

(a) land reserved under the Metropolitan Region Scheme

Part II for a public purpose other than railways; or

(b) land zoned under the Metropolitan Region Scheme

Part III;

Planning Commission means the Western Australian Planning

Commission established by the Planning and Development

Act 2005 section 7(1);

railway land means land reserved under the Metropolitan

Region Scheme Part II for the purpose of railways;

Swan Valley Planning Scheme has the meaning given in the

Swan Valley Planning Act 2020 section 3.

[Section 5 amended: No. 45 of 2020 s. 123.]

6. Planning approval not required for certain METRONET

works

Despite anything in the Metropolitan Region Scheme or the

Swan Valley Planning Scheme, the following development may

be commenced or carried out without the approval of the

Planning Commission —

(a) METRONET works that involve the clearing of native

vegetation on railway land in a Bush Forever area;

(b) METRONET works on non-railway land.

[Section 6 amended: No. 45 of 2020 s. 124.]

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Line of Thornlie-Cockburn Link Schedule 1

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Schedule 1 — Line of Thornlie-Cockburn Link

[s. 3]

The line of the railway commences at a point 12.776 km along the Armadale

railway line, at Beckenham junction and proceeds in a generally south westerly

direction for a distance of 17.5 km to a point, near Map Grid of Australia 1994

coordinates 392267 East and 6445208 North, that is approximately 400 m north

of the intersection of Armadale Road and Kwinana Freeway, Cockburn Central.

The course to be taken by the railway is shown as a red line on Public Transport

Authority drawing no. 05-C-00-0023 Rev B.

[Schedule 1 amended: No. 1 of 2020 s. 6.]

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Schedule 2 Line of Yanchep Rail Extension

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Schedule 2 — Line of Yanchep Rail Extension

[s. 4]

The line of the railway commences at a point 130 m north of existing Butler

station (Map Grid of Australia 1994 coordinates 376692 East and 6499335

North) 40.9 km from Perth along the Currambine-Butler railway line and

proceeds in a generally north westerly direction for a distance of 14.5 km to a

point, near Map Grid of Australia 1994 coordinates 371222 East and 6511677

North, that is approximately 2 800 m north of the intersection of Marmion

Avenue and Yanchep Beach Road, Yanchep.

The course to be taken by the railway is shown as a red line on Public Transport

Authority drawing no. 14-C-00-0004 Rev B.

[Schedule 2 amended: No. 1 of 2020 s. 7.]

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Line of Morley-Ellenbrook Line Schedule 3

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Schedule 3 — Line of Morley-Ellenbrook Line

[s. 4A]

[Heading inserted: No. 1 of 2020 s. 8.]

The line of the railway commences at a point 4.232 km along the Midland

railway line, prior to Bayswater Station and proceeds in a generally easterly

direction for a distance of approximately 1.0 km to a point near Map Grid of

Australia 1994 coordinates 397968 East and 6468072 North, then proceeds in a

generally northerly direction for a distance of approximately 7.6 km to a point

near Map Grid of Australia 1994 coordinates 397555 East and 6475320 North,

then proceeds in a generally easterly direction for a distance of approximately

4.5 km to a point near Map Grid of Australia 1994 coordinates 401684 East and

6475588 North, then proceeds in a generally northerly direction for a distance

of approximately 8.3 km to a point, near Map Grid of Australia 1994

coordinates 401878 East and 6483339 North, that is approximately 60 m

southwest of the intersection of The Parkway and Transit Way, Ellenbrook.

The course to be taken by the railway is shown as a red line on Public Transport

Authority drawing no. 25-C-00-0014 Rev B.

[Schedule 3 inserted: No. 1 of 2020 s. 8.]

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Schedule 4 Line of Armadale Line and Byford Rail Extension

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Schedule 4 — Line of Armadale Line and Byford Rail

Extension

[s. 4B]

[Heading inserted: Railway (METRONET) Amendment Bill 2022

cl. 6.]

The line of the railway commences at a point 0 km at Claisebrook Station and

proceeds along the Armadale Line railway in a generally south easterly

direction for a distance of 20.9 km to a point, near Map Grid of Australia 1994

coordinates 406622 East and 6450046 North, adjacent to the intersection of

Albany Highway and Ferres Drive, Gosnells, and then in a generally southerly

direction for a distance of 21.2 km to a point, near Map Grid of Australia 1994

coordinates 405183 East and 6429246 North, that is approximately 110 m south

of the intersection of Bishop Road and Soldiers Road, Mundijong, prior to the

junction with the Kwinana-Mundijong Freight Railway.

The course to be taken by the railway is shown as a red line on Public Transport

Authority drawing no. 00-C-00-0036 Rev A.

[Schedule 4 inserted: Railway (METRONET) Amendment Bill 2022

cl. 6.]

Railway (METRONET) Act 2018

Compilation table Notes

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Notes This is a compilation of the Railway (METRONET) Act 2018 and includes amendments

made by other written laws. For provisions that have come into operation see the

compilation table.

Compilation table

Short title Number

and year

Assent Commencement

Railway (METRONET)

Act 2018

34 of 2018 19 Nov 2018 19 Nov 2018

Railway (METRONET)

Amendment Act 2020

1 of 2020 27 Feb 2020 27 Feb 2020 (see s. 2)

Swan Valley Planning

Act 2020 Pt. 10 Div. 11

45 of 2020 9 Dec 2020 1 Aug 2021 (see s. 2(1)(e) and

SL 2021/124 cl. 2)

Railway (METRONET)

Amendment Bill 2022

Current Bill

No. 63-1