Westport Taskforce Update

We invite you to attend the next Food for Thought Leader's Luncheon where we will hear from guest speaker Nicole Lockwood, Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce.

The Westport Taskforce is nearing the end of its options assessment phase that will determine the best port and supply chain network to meet Western Australia’s growing freight demands for the next 50 years and beyond.

Join Nicole as she provides an exclusive insight into the final stages of Westport’s current assessments, and what the next steps towards delivering new port and transport infrastructure will be.

Nicole will also provide a unique perspective on Westport’s work in her new role as the Deputy Chair of Infrastructure WA.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Meet our speakers and panellists

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Nicole Lockwood

Independent Chair, Westport Taskforce

Nicole Lockwood is the Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce, the cross-agency project team charged with planning the infrastructure to drive the freight future of Perth and surrounding regions for the next 50 years and beyond.

Nicole is also the Chair of the Freight and Logistics Council of Western Australia, Deputy Chair-designate for Infrastructure WA and a member of the National Freight Supply Chain Enquiry’s expert panel. She sits on the Boards of the Water Corporation and Infrastructure Australia; chairs MNG Surveying and the Sienna Wood JV; and is the Deputy Chair of Leadership WA.

With a background in law and regional economic development, Nicole works with government and the private sector to develop long-term infrastructure plans to secure the future prosperity and livability of our cities.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Committee For Perth acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.