Bottlenose dolphins in the Swan River. Photograph by Ben Ansell/DBCA
Bottlenose dolphins in the Swan River. Photograph by Ben Ansell/DBCA

The Swan River Trust was created by the Swan and Canning Rivers Management Act 2006. The Act is available on the Parliamentary Counsel's Office website.

The Trust's responsibilities include:

The Trust has eight members, who usually meet every month to discuss Riverpark matters.

Development

Facilitating appropriate land use and development around the Swan Canning Riverpark is a key responsibility of DBCA. Find out about: 

Alexandrium algal bloom caution

Alexandrium is a serious public health issue. Don’t eat mussels caught in the Swan or Canning rivers, and remove the head, guts (mustard) and gills of crabs before freezing, cooking or eating. For more information please visit: www.dbca.wa.gov.au/algal-bloom

Page reviewed 23 Mar 2021