$1.75 million in funding for sport and recreation infrastructure projects

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The funding has been approved as part of the COVID-19 response.

The latest small grants round of the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund has been approved with 27 community sport and recreation infrastructure projects to receive funding of more than $1.75 million.

The grants are expected to generate approximately $5 million in direct economic activity and will create around 40 jobs in the construction sector over the next 12 months.

Beneficiaries of the WA Government's funding boost include:

  • $150,000 to reconstruct a basketball court at Kalumburu
  • $142,500 to build a unisex change room at Exmouth
  • $98,960 to refurbish change rooms at Willetton Reserve
  • $83,189 to build unisex change rooms at Manjimup
  • $60,967 to convert a grass green to synthetic surface at Mount Lawley Bowling Club
  • $23,433 for a synthetic wicket and practice nets at Sir Ross McLarty Reserve in Pinjarra
  • $12,926 for a pool hoist at Albany Leisure and Aquatic Centre.

For more information read the $1.75 million funding for sport and recreation as part of COVID-19 media statement.

Page reviewed 26 July 2020