Federal Government promises $7m for Mandurah Waterfront Project

Canning MHR Andrew Hastie and Mandurah Mayor Rhys Williams.
Canning MHR Andrew Hastie and Mandurah Mayor Rhys Williams.

THE Federal Government would invest $7 million towards the construction of the Mandurah Waterfront Project if re-elected.

The $7 million from the Commonwealth Development Grants Program would allow for construction of several precincts on the Mandurah foreshore, including a large-scale adventure play area on the western foreshore and an enclosed floating pool on the eastern foreshore.

Waterfront eastern foreshore precinct.

“Mandurah is a beautiful place to live and a holiday destination of choice for thousands of West Australians,’’ Canning MHR Andrew Hastie said.

“This development will offer more recreation options for families and young people and help the community leverage Mandurah’s natural advantages to expand local tourism and grow jobs.”

“The Liberals are committed to backing regional communities by developing key infrastructure and improving local job opportunities.”

Waterfront western precinct.

The Waterfront Project is the product of community consultation by the City of Mandurah.

The project, which received strong community support, involves construction of several precincts around the Mandurah foreshore to drive tourism create more local jobs.

The contribution will ensure the project is fully funded.