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:
- developing policies (these policies can be downloaded from the Parks and Wildlife Service website)
- preparing strategic documents related to the management of the Swan Canning Riverpark
- overseeing the development and implementation of the Swan Canning River Protection Strategy
- providing advice and information on development around the rivers
The Trust has eight members, who meet every month to discuss Riverpark matters.