Telecommunications Infrastructure

Closed 16 Jul 2014

Opened 25 Jun 2014

Feedback updated 28 Nov 2016

We asked

We asked you what you thought about the siting of Telecommunications Infrastructure, whether you were concerned about the location of telecommunications towers and whether you were happy with the level of mobile data services in your area.

You said

You told us that you were concerned about mobile data service coverage, especially in regional Western Australia. You were mostly concerned about impacts of poor coverage on communications in emergency situations and on business activities.

We did

Based on your comments, we have revised the State Planning Policy 5.2 – Telecommunications Infrastructure, which has now been gazette and can be found at



The Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) is reviewing the State Planning Policy 5.2 Telecommunications Infrastructure, and associated guidelines. This survey will help us gauge community and stakeholder views regarding the approval and location of telecommunications infrastructure, and will be used to inform the revised policy.

Please note: there will be further opportunity to comment when the draft policy is advertised for public comment.
Please be advised: There is no 'previous' button if you wish to return to your previous answer in the survey. You can use the 'Back' button on your web browser. If at anytime you wish to pause the survey, you can choose to save your answers and return to them at a later date.

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