Public Notice - Major Land Transaction over a portion of land and a portion of jetty at the Derby Port Precinct

Published on Monday, 20 December 2021 at 10:00:30 AM




Renegotiation of an existing sub-lease between the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley and Sheffield Resources Ltd and Thunderbird Operations Pty Ltd over a portion of land and a portion of the jetty at the Derby Port Precinct.

Submissions are invited on a Shire of Derby/West Kimberley proposal to commence a major land transaction.  The transaction is the renegotiation of an existing sub-lease with Sheffield Resources Ltd and Thunderbird Operations Pty Ltd.

The sub-lease revenue and several sub-lease clauses are proposed to be adjusted for the remainder of the term of the sub-lease (which is due to expire on 29 June 2040).  Up to $10 million of additional payments could be applicable if Derby Port is not utilised by the Lessee, and approximately $10-15m of additional port fees could apply if Derby Port is utilised.

Our Business Plan has been prepared, providing the required details of the major land transaction.  A copy of the Business Plan may be inspected or obtained at the office of the Shire of Derby West Kimberley.  A copy is also available on the Shire’s webpage.

 Written submissions about the proposed transaction are invited by 4:30 pm on 31 January 2022 and are to be addressed to Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Derby West Kimberley, PO Box 94, Derby, W.A., 6578, or via email at

For further information please contact Neil Hartley director strategic business on



Amanda Dexter

Chief Executive Officer