Whaleback Master Plan

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Document covering the master plan

Members are invited to sign up for a meeting see below

My personal thoughts are listed here

Here is a video of the plan

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Peter Faulks suggests the following:
  I am secretary of The Scuds Social Golf Club Inc. whom have been playing at Whaleback every week (apart from 8 – 10 away games each year) since 1992 these are my personal suggestions for the Whaleback Master Plan
A large multi feature constructed “The Parkwood Recreation Centre” several stories high with a multi-storey car park underneath the building, specifically for local clubs and residents of the shire.
The 3 or 4 storey building featuring a range of facilities
Ground Floor = Reception area with stairs and elevators,  change rooms, toilets, restaurant, bar, cocktail bar and alfresco area and possibly a rooftop restaurant.
Second Floor:   suitable areas and space for - snooker and pool, squash and racquet ball, badminton and possibly basketball, and other sports like table tennis, darts, etc. as required.
Third Floor: Offices, meeting rooms and function room or large catering area with meal facilities An area internally and externally for a swimming pool and spa or tubes area, this can be two areas one pool and spa inside and  one tubes pool outside.
Outdoor open area:  for golf (18 hole) with practice facilities and driving range, tennis 6-8 courts) , bowls (4 lanes) , 5-A-Side Soccer or volleyball enclosure.

The building will be central to all playing fields,  with each floor dedicated to specific recreational events  

A feature floor with restaurant and bar facilities change rooms and reception.

Children’s adventure park playground


List of items 



  Fully Licence range of beers and wines


  Open to the public, possibly 2 restaurants

Cocktail Bar

  For receptions or functions

Alfresco Area

  For presentations and relaxation

Club rooms sufficient for all to use or separate for each area

Golf, Tennis, Bowls, Table Tennis, Snooker, Darts etc.

Notice Boards

  For the Clubs involved

Honour Boards

For all clubs playing at Whaleback

Local Club Specific Areas

(our own meeting room)

Improved Chipping Area

  including Bunkers

Improved Putting Green

  Contoured putting green (not flat)

Improved Practice Area

  Increased safety fences for holes 9, 14 and 15

Improved Canteen Service area

  Better range of food breakfast specials, lunch snacks

Membership to Recreation club

Covers golf social club, and all facilities


  For members to use after sport


  For all members exclusive use.

Table tennis

  Concrete table tennis tables with wire permanent net, placed around the venue for players to bring own balls and paddles.

Pool Tables

  At lease two for after game use or competitions.

Snooker Tables

  At least two available to book

Function Room

For presentation Nights Quiz Nights etc.

Multi-media equipped function and dining rooms For meetings and hire by organisations.

Dinning Room

For Dinner Dances Christmas, Easter Functions etc.

Dart Board

  For after game competition.

Massage or Physic Therapy Centre

  If a physiotherapist takes up residence for all users.

Fitness Gym

  Members only gym with trainers.

Golf Course

18 holes resort style

Golf Driving range

Improve safety fences see how many practice balls land on holes 9, 14 and 15. 

Mini Golf Course

  Like Wembley with water features and contours

Lighting for last 3 holes on each 9 to enable late night play

Extends playing time

Special Professional Golf Area for teaching

  Peter and staff have an exclusive coaching area especially for young players as well.

Tennis Courts

At least 6 - 8 all floodlit

Change Facilities  for everyone

Showers and toilets for all clubs and visitors.

Bowls  Lawn Bowls club

At least 4 courts floodlit

Multi sport outdoor area 5-A-Side soccer, Volleyball etc. Universal outdoor fenced area.
Boules or Petanque Small area suitable for this sport

Squash Courts

At least 2 courts lit


Workshop One

Date: Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Time: 6.30pm

Venue: Whaleback Golf Course

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/whaleback-masterplan-workshop-one-tickets-120151778203



Workshop Two

Date: Sunday 1 November, 2020

Time: 11.30am

Venue: Whaleback Golf Course

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/whaleback-masterplan-workshop-two-tickets-123428394651



Workshop Three

Date: Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Time: 8.00pm

Venue: Whaleback Golf Course

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/whaleback-masterplan-workshop-three-tickets-123428450819



Workshop Four

Date: Saturday 14 November, 2020

Time: 10.30am

Venue: Whaleback Golf Course

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/whaleback-masterplan-workshop-four-tickets-123428470879



Workshop Five – Online session

Date: Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Time: 6:30pm Perth

Online Zoom Meeting

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/whaleback-masterplan-online-workshop-tickets-123428525041



Yoursay Survey: www.Yoursaycanning.com.au/more-than-golf  

NOTE: This does not go Live until Thursday 22 October 2020


A lot of information and answers to questions will be available on the Yoursay page once it launches, and we will be able to answer further questions at the face to face sessions. For now we would encourage you to think of what you would like to experience at Whaleback and what improvements you would to see. If you have any questions beyond that please feel free to contact me and we hope to hear from you soon.



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