Wadjemup / Rottnest West End Redevelopment Artworks

Wadjemup (Rottnest Island) is a thriving tourist and recreational destination, a place that has shaped the memories, connections and experiences of countless people. Its cultural significance is first and foremost to the Whadjuk Noongar people who have been connected to the island for more than tens of thousands of years.

The West End of the Island with its abundant wildlife and rugged coastline looks out to Kooranup, located on the horizon in the deep ocean west of the Island. The West End is a sacred and beautiful place, a place for reflection, appreciation of the wonder of nature and a place of acknowledgement for the continuing rich culture of Australia’s First Nation communities. The West End (Kooranup), is the western most point of the Island and hosts several significant environmental, recreation and cultural sites. The full force of the Indian Ocean is felt on the West End and the powerful ocean, cliffs and ruggedness is an attraction to many visitors.

The West End Redevelopment includes a new Transport Hub; an arrival and gathering space for all buses, bikes and pedestrians to arrive and depart from. The hub will be a place of orientation, and to plan the next steps in your adventure. Integrated public artworks and signage will reveal to visitors the outstanding natural and significant cultural heritage of the West End.


  • Public Art Coordination
  • Design Assist Program


  • Expression of Whadjuk Noongar culture
  • Integration of artwork elements into the landscape design
  • Collaboration with Artist Team, Landscape Design Team, Construction Delivery Team and the V Project Management Team
  • Consultation with Wadjemup Working Group

Project Details


  • Wadjemup / Rottnest


  • 2020+
  • Photos courtesy Miles Noel

Browse Projects

  • All
  • Civic
  • Commercial
  • Regional
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Percent for Art
  • Public Art Coordination
  • Design Assist
  • All
  • Civic
  • Commercial
  • Regional
  • Transport
  • Education
  • Percent for Art
  • Public Art Coordination
  • Design Assist

Town Hall Art Installation

Clifton Park Urban Artwork

Brookfield Place Renewal

Subi East Noongar Six Seasons Markers

One The Esplanade Artworks

East Fremantle Public Art Strategy

Canning War Memorial Activation Artwork

Risely Street Roundabout Public Artwork

Liv Apartments Artwork

North Perth Robotopia

Midland Oval

Stirling Arts Events and Activation Strategy

Byford Rail Extension Public Artworks

Esperance Civic Centre

Esperance Civic Centre Artworks

Cottesloe Foreshore Renewal Public Art

Esperance Indoor Sports Stadium Mural

Weld Square

Midland Child Advocacy Centre Public Artworks

Curtin University School of Design and the Built Environment

Exchange Precinct Artworks

Koombana Bay Foreshore Public Art

Melville City Centre

Byford Rail Extension Public Art and Interpretive Plan

Newman Recreation Centre Mural

Goolugatup Heathcote Public Art Plan

Subi East Public Art Strategy and Planning

Belmont Park Public Art

Ocean Reef Marina Public Art and Interpretation Plan

Yanchep Rail Extension

Lakelands Station Artworks

Bina Parkland Community Artworks

Covalent Lithium Public Art Plan

Perth Children’s Hospital Greenspace

Scroll to Top
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land where we work and live.
We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
We celebrate the stories, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of all communities who also work and live on this land.