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.
- $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
- $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.