Category: General News

Surveying on the Water

For decades Harley Dykstra has built a strong reputation as Land Experts in surveying and town planning and has sought to keep abreast of technological changes that enable us to improve our efficiency in dealing with and measuring land. In more recent times we have extended our services into the air, using remotely piloted aerial […]

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17 km Mining Tenement Boundary Surveyed in 2 Days!

Difficult terrain is no barrier to our highly trained survey team!  Harley Dykstra has the necessary DMIRS registrations qualifications and experience, and are fully equipped to undertake mining tenement surveys.  Despite the flooding and dense bushland, 17 km of mining tenement boundary in Nambung Flatts was able to be surveyed in just 2 days! Generally, […]

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Navigating through COVID-19

The worldwide COVID-19 Pandemic has taken everyone by surprise.  Like everyone else we have had to adapt to, and rise to the new set of challenges we were presented with. Here are some of the ways we adapted to navigate through this time: The Directors met regularly both face to face and over video link […]

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Canning’s Four Storey Childcare Centre

Cannington residents will soon be able to walk through a landscaped piazza, through to a fun, colourful, modern architectural four-storey childcare building in Pattie Street. As part of their visit to the childcare facility, they can also enjoy social time with family or friends on the ground floor café that integrates with the planning piazza. […]

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Persistence is Key! Fount of Life Sanctuary Approved!

Images above – Community Hall Development (drawing by Peter Hunt Architect) Harley Dykstra has obtained a Planning Approval from the Joint Development Assessment Panel (JDAP), for a place of worship and community purpose facility for Fount of Life Sanctuary Inc. After 5 years of jumping through planning hoops, the landowner referred the project to Harley […]

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Iconic Tourist Destination to Put Karragullen on the Map!

By balancing a myriad of opportunities and constraints, Harley Dykstra has achieved approval for the construction of a restaurant and cidery in the Canning Orchard. Located along Brookton Highway, famous for its produce of summer fruits, Canning Orchard Pty Ltd proposed an onsite commercial development. The applicants’ desire was to construct a restaurant and cidery […]

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Dalyellup Commercial Development Approved!

Tavern, medical centre, child care, takeaway foods, you name it; Harley Dykstra has obtained approval for a multiple-use commercial development in Dalyellup. Harley Dykstra worked closely with, and managed a project team of consultants, to present carefully articulated specifications to the Shire of Capel. The proposed development is located along Portobello Road in Dalyellup Town Centre. […]

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New Licensed Surveyor joins Albany Team

A seasoned local in the Denmark Business Community, Andrew Le Fort has now joined the Harley Dykstra team. Andrew previously owned and operated Denmark Survey & Mapping which has serviced the Denmark region for nearly 20 years. As well as working with our Albany team, Andrew will still be servicing the Denmark region from the […]

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Residential Design Codes Apartments Policy

Policy Update – Residential Design Codes Apartments Policy Part of the State Government’s planning reform agenda is to progress initiatives to achieve improved design of the built form in Western Australia, acknowledging rigid planning controls have limited effectiveness in achieving good design outcomes, especially for complex and site-specific developments. One such initiative is the introduction […]

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31 Albany Highway, Albany WA 6330
Phone: 9844 5100

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21 Spencer Street, Bunbury WA 6230
Phone: 9792 6000

Forrestdale Office

Unit 15, 2 Hensbrook Loop, Forrestdale WA 6112
Phone: 9495 1947

Perth Office

Level 1/252 Fitzgerald Street, Perth WA 6000
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