Budget Promises

The WA budget was released this week, and although it may not have been very good for individuals, there were a few public works that were allocated funding, these include:

Metropolitan Asset Investment

  • $28 million for EPRA initiatives including the redevelopment of Perth City Link ($10m) , Riverside ($14.3m), Perth Cultural Centre, New Northbridge (shared $3.5m) and East Perth ($0.2m) project areas.
  • $23.2 million for the Armadale Redevelopment Authority to be spent on the Forrestdale Business Park ($6.2m), Champion Drive ($4.8m), Wungong Urban Water project ($3.7m), City West, an inner city housing, service and retail development ($2.7m), improvements to civil amenities in Kelmscott ($2.4m), Champion Lakes ($2.2m), Forrestdale Business Park West ($0.6m) and the Armadale Redevelopment Scheme ($0.6m).
  • $14 million for the Subiaco Redevelopment Authority to continue the redevelopment of the Australian Fine China Site and finalise the Centro North redevelopment site.
  • $10.3 million for the Midland Redevelopment Authority to continue development of The Workshops subdivision.
  • $5.5 million to transform the City of Stirling into Perth’s second CBD.

Major Projects

  • $21.5 million for the Perth Waterfront Project
  • $80 million to upgrade ME Bank Stadium
  • $26.1 million for a new State Netball Centre
  • $0.25 million for the upgrade to St Mary’s Anglican Church in South Perth, the first church in WA to be constructed of reinforced concrete.
  • $2 million to help the WA Ballet move to large premises in Maylands

Continuing Expenditure

  • $56 million for the upgrade to Applecross Senior High School
  • $1.76 billion for the Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • $115 million for the Rockingham Kwinana Hospital upgrade
  • $256 million for a new State Rehabilitation Centre
  • $360 million for the new Midland Health Campus
  • $31 million for Stage 2 of Atwell College
  • $15 million for the new Aubin Grove Primary School
  • $14 million for the new Aveley Primary School
  • $20 million for additions and improvements to Bullsbrook District High School
  • $30 million for the new Byford Senior High School
  • $25 million for Stage 2 at Ellenbrook Secondary College
  • $63 million for the redevelopment of Governor Stirling Senior High School
  • $14 million for the new Malvern Springs Primary School in Ellenbrook
  • $14 million for the new Piara Waters Primary School in Forrestdale
  • $41 million for a new standard pattern replacement Wattle Grove Primary School
  • $3.5 million for additions and upgrades to Roleystone District High School
  • $25 million for Stage 2 of Comet Bay College
  • $14 million for the upgrade to Rossmoyne Senior High School
  • Planning for a Cockburn Central Police Station
  • Construction of the Albany Entertainment Centre
  • $6.8 million for a new Multi Agency Counter Terrorism Capability and Capacity Training Facility in Orange Grove
  • $83 million for a new modern, state-of-the-art rectangular stadium for 25, ooo spectators at ME bank Stadium
  • Construction of housing and developments at South St, Beaconsfield; Meve Town Centre, Beeliar; Wharf Street, Queens Park; Lime Street, East Perth; the old Midlands Workshop area and “other places”

More Budget info here.

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