Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority

The Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is a statutory authority of the Government of Western Australia. It was established on 1 January 2012 pursuant to the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority Act 2011 and reports to the Minister for Planning.[1][2]

Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority
Agency overview
Formed1 January 2012
Preceding agencies
  • East Perth Redevelopment Authority
  • Armadale Redevelopment Authority
  • Midland Redevelopment Authority
HeadquartersGeneral Post Office, Perth
Minister responsible
Agency executives
  • George McCullagh, Chairman
  • Sean Henriques, Acting Chief Executive Officer
Key document

The Act "... provide[s] for the planning and redevelopment of, and the control of development in certain land in the metropolitan region; and to establish a State agency with planning, development control, land acquisition and disposal and other functions in respect of that land."[3]

The MRA combines the responsibilities and projects formerly undertaken by former redevelopment authorities for East Perth, Subiaco, Midland and Armadale. Projects overseen by the MRA have included Elizabeth Quay, Perth City Link, Perth Cultural Centre and Yagan Square.[4] In 2019 the MRA will merge with LandCorp.[5][6]


  1. New redevelopment authority to transform Perth Minister for Health, Culture & the Arts 29 December 2011
  2. "Act and Scheme". Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority. Archived from the original on 21 April 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2012.
  3. "Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority Bill 2011". Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 15 April 2012.
  4. Board announced for Perth's Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority Urbanalyst 26 November 2011
  5. Land agency reform to commence Minister for Lands 22 November 2017
  6. MRA-LandCorp casualty as Kieran Kinsella sets exit date The West Australian 29 November 2017
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