$2.8m plan for Whiteman Park released

$2.8m plan for Whiteman Park released

LIBERAL candidate for West Swan Rod Henderson has welcomed a proposal for new sporting facilities at Whiteman Park.

Mr Henderson said the release of the draft Whiteman Park Strategic Plan 2016-2020, and the announcement of a $2.8 million investment into Whiteman Park, would ensure the 4000 hectares remained a local and international visitor hotspot for generations to come.

“The proposed inclusion of new sporting, camping and recreation facilities at the Marshall Road Lands and Whiteman Bush Lands area will be a large boost to the community and young families in the Ballajura, Bennett Springs, Brabham, Dayton and surrounding areas,” he said. “These sporting and recreation facilities will play a vital role in providing a place for the community to watch, interact and bond.”

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The draft plan outlines an investment of $2.8 million from the Liberal Government that would ensure Whiteman Park is able to provide a much-needed interconnected meeting places for communities to meet, recreate in and enjoy.

shaw]“Improved community access to the park whilst conserving the environment and Whiteman Park’s heritage is essential for future generations,” Mr Henderson said.

[Tom Henshaw]“Preserving the park as a destination of significance for local and international visitors is also vital.

“The inclusion of new sporting facilities and land for outdoor events, markets and concerts will see a further increase in the vibrancy of Whiteman Park.”

The draft Whiteman Park Strategic Plan 2016-2020 has been released for public comment, with submissions closing at 5pm on Tuesday, October 4, 2016.

The plan can be found at http://www.planning.wa.gov.au/publications/8832.asp.