Pilbara Ports Authority is governed under the Port Authorities Act 1999 and operates as a corporatised entity with a board of management that reports to the State Government of Western Australia’s Minister for Transport. It is mandated to oversee operations of the Port of Dampier, Port of Port Hedland, Port of Ashburton area and future ports of Anketell and Cape Preston East. Through necessary planning and provision of vital services, Pilbara Ports Authority provides for future development of trade and commerce for the economic benefit of the State.
Under the Port Authorities Act 1999, Pilbara Ports Authority is required to:
Facilitate trade within and through the port
Plan for future growth and development of the port
Undertake or arrange for activities that will encourage and facilitate the development of trade and commerce generally for the economic benefit of the State through the use of the port and related facilities
Control business and other activities in the port or in connection with operation of the port
Be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the port
Be responsible for maintaining port property
Be responsible for port security
Protect the environment of the port
Minimise the impact of port operations on that environment.
To be the global leader in port planning, operations and marine services
be the best in all we do
in all our dealings
operate honestly, fairly and impartially
for our environment, our staff and our community
do the right thing
Learn more about how Pilbara Ports Authority fulfils its role across different port locations under the Act by reading our strategic plan or downloading our latest annual report.