Local MLA Dr Tony Buti welcomed the funding for Armadale in the McGowan Labor Government’s first State Budget.
Dr Buti said, “I am very pleased that the State Budget includes funding for Denny Avenue, the 24/7 Police Station and the Armadale Road. This is a great outcome for all of us who have worked so hard over the years to bring it home. Thank you to the people of the Armadale electorate for all your support.”
The State Budget includes a strong investment in Armadale.
- $69 million to remove the level crossing at Denny Avenue in Kelmscott.
- $237m Armadale Road/North Lake Road bridge;
- $145 million Armadale Road dual carriageway between Anstey Road and Tapper Drive;
- 24/7 police station in Armadale.
The Local Projects, Local Jobs program is delivering funding to grassroots initiatives that can make a big difference to the community. Projects that have been funded to date include:
- $1 million to Armadale sports groups, community groups and schools including:
- $ 220,000.00 to the Save the Children Armadale One Step Closer program for youth at risk.
- $110,000.00 for the PCYC for youth sports, training and recreational services for youth.
- $123,700.00 for Domestic Violence Services – offering accommodation and counselling to women and children escaping domestic violence.
- $30,000.00 for the George Jones Child Advocacy Centre.
“We are getting on with the job of delivering our election commitments to the people of Armadale.”
“The State Budget is focussed on the things that really matter – things like creating more jobs and investing in essential services like health and education in Armadale.”
Plans for METRONET are being implemented across the metropolitan area to deliver world class public transport for Perth.