WA youth to benefit from WA Recovery Plan

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$17.76 million has been invested to support young people in Western Australia.
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The WA Government has invested $17.76 million as part of the WA Recovery Plan to support young people in Western Australia.

The funding will be invested in new and existing youth support and community centres around the state, including:

  • $3 million for a youth centre in Madeley
  • $4.9 million for revitalisation of Ern Halliday Recreation Camp
  • $1.85 million for the Ellenbrook Youth Centre
  • $8 million for additional multipurpose youth and community infrastructure.

These centres will provide young people with access to important services in their local communities, and provide opportunities for them to come together, learn important life skills and participate in recreational activities.

Construction works on these centres are expected to create 130 jobs.

Other recently announced initiatives supporting youth include:

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Page reviewed 3 August 2020