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WA Labor commits $600,000 to upgrade Fremantle City Football Club
3rd Mar 2021
WA Labor commits $600,000 to upgrade Fremantle City Football Club

Premier Mark McGowan and members for Fremantle and Bicton Simone McGurk and Lisa O’Malley have announced a re-elected Labor Government will commit $600,000 to upgrade women’s facilities at Fremantle City Football Club. The commitment follows an earlier $100,000 allocation announced by Lisa O’Malley to improve the club’s facilities – with the additional $500,000 providing greater …

McGowan Government to help deliver Booyeembara Park Mountain Bike Trails
22nd Feb 2021
McGowan Government to help deliver Booyeembara Park Mountain Bike Trails

State Member for Fremantle Simone McGurk announced today that a re-elected McGowan Labor Government would contribute $300,000 towards the construction of Mountain Bike Trails at Booyeembara Park in White Gum Valley. The City of Fremantle has identified the eastern boundary of Booyeembara Park as an appropriate location for the project. This site is currently home …

McGowan Government to deliver for Fremantle’s Schools
19th Feb 2021
McGowan Government to deliver for Fremantle’s Schools

A re-elected McGowan Labor Government will deliver $240,000 to support a range of projects at a dozen of Fremantle’s local primary schools. State Member for Fremantle, Simone McGurk, today committed $20,000 for each of twelve local schools to purchase new equipment, build or upgrade playgrounds and refurbish classrooms. The funding will deliver new IT equipment …

McGowan Government Commits to Upgrade Fremantle College Recreation Centre
17th Feb 2021
McGowan Government Commits to Upgrade Fremantle College Recreation Centre

A re-elected McGowan Labor Government will deliver $360,000 to air-condition and refurbish the Fremantle College recreation centre. The Recreation Centre is home to the College’s Physical Education programs and is used by all enrolled students as well as a wide range of community groups and organisations. This commitment will enable the school to install an …

Major Upgrades to local schools in Fremantle
17th Feb 2021
Major Upgrades to local schools in Fremantle

State Member for Fremantle Simone McGurk welcomed an announcement from Premier Mark McGowan of a massive funding boost for schools across Fremantle and WA. A re-elected McGowan Labor Government will deliver a $355 million job-creating schools package to upgrade schools across the State and deliver quality Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education in all schools, …

$9.4 million in contracts awarded to support Housing First rollout
3rd Feb 2021
$9.4 million in contracts awarded to support Housing First rollout

The McGowan Government has awarded $9.4 million in contracts to experienced community service providers to improve outcomes for people experiencing homelessness in Perth and Bunbury. To be delivered by Ruah Community Services and Anglicare WA over five years, the two contracts are integral components of the Government’s $34.5 million Housing First Homelessness Initiative, which couples …

Construction to begin on new coastal terrace homes in Coogee
24th Sep 2020
Construction to begin on new coastal terrace homes in Coogee

Construction has started on the first of a range of quality new terrace homes at Salt Lane, the new medium density precinct at DevelopmentWA’s Shoreline coastal estate in North Coogee. Thirty-four local workers will be involved in the construction of 14 terrace homes, featuring bespoke design and strong sustainability features, is expected to be completed …

McGowan Government investing in coastal erosion hotspots
19th Aug 2020
McGowan Government investing in coastal erosion hotspots

The McGowan Government has allocated almost $7 million to four high priority coastal erosion hotspots and an additional 42 coastal management projects across Western Australia. Transport and Planning Minister Rita Saffioti today announced $5 million would be allocated to four high priority coastal erosion projects across WA including: $3.25 million to the City of Fremantle …

Fremantle Prison benefits from $1.6 million in WA Recovery funds
19th Aug 2020
Fremantle Prison benefits from $1.6 million in WA Recovery funds

Fremantle Prison will benefit from a cash injection of $1.6 million as part of the McGowan Government’s WA Recovery Plan investment in community and cultural infrastructure. Heritage Minister David Templeman said the $1.6 million was another contribution by the State Government towards the $9.6 million of essential conservation works identified in the recent master plan …