Road and sports facility projects top of City of Wanneroo’s 2018-19 Capital Works Program

The City of Wanneroo’s 2018-19 capital works program includes $12 million to widen Marmion Avenue.
The City of Wanneroo’s 2018-19 capital works program includes $12 million to widen Marmion Avenue.

MAJOR projects such as Neerabup industrial area development, sports facility upgrades, coastal protection and roads feature in the City of Wanneroo’s $67 million capital works budget for 2018-19.

About $25 million of that will come from municipal funds, $22.7 million from grants and other contributions and $17 million from reserve funds.

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The City has allocated $2.1 million to develop and upgrade roads in the Neerabup industrial area and $1.9 million to widen Pinjar Road in Banksia Grove.

There will also be $2.5 million to widen Mirrabooka Avenue in Landsdale.

There is $2.53 million allocated to widen Mirrabooka Avenue.

The budget lists $12 million of the $23 million provided by the State Government to widen Marmion Avenue from Butler to Yanchep, with the project due to finish the following financial year.

Funding for sports facilities will include $4 million for the Butler north active open space, $1.6 million for a sports amenities building at Edgar Griffiths Park in Wanneroo and $1 million for Carramar Golf Course upgrades.

There will also be $1.5 million for Kingsway Olympic Club change rooms and grandstand, as well as $900,000 for netball clubrooms at Kingsway Regional Sporting Complex.

Allocations include $1.1 million to upgrade the pavilion in Hudson Park, Girrawheen and $700,000 for floodlights at John Moloney Park in Marangaroo.

There is also $400,000 for the long-awaited coastal path between Mindarie and Burns Beach, but only $77,775 to redevelop the Quinns Rocks Caravan Park, which closed to visitors in late 2012.

The City has allocated $170,000 to design the top 10 projects from Cycle Wanneroo.

The budget includes $16.2 million carried forward (cf) from 2017-18 projects, bringing the total to $83.4 million.


Alexander Heights: adult daycare upgrades $558,375 ($24,875cf); Paloma Park skate park floodlights $120,000; Marangaroo Drive-Callison Way-Shelvock Crescent crash barrier $105,000

Alkimos: north dog park $170,000

Banksia Grove: Pinjar Road dual carriageway $2.12 million ($222,379cf); dog exercise park $192,000 ($12,000cf); skate park ($511,370cf); Joondalup Drive-Pinjar Road roundabout upgrade $264,594; Grandis Boulevard-Joondalup drive pedestrian crossing $200,000; sports ground ($100,000cf); Flynn Drive ($477,967cf)

Butler: Marmion Avenue dual carriageway to Yanchep and landscaping $12.34 million ($174,838cf); north district open space $4.16 million ($158,692cf); Connolly Drive $300,000

Carramar: golf course upgrades $1.6 million ($605,563cf)

Darch: Appleby Park $300,000

Eglinton: Heath park floodlights $358,430

Girrawheen: Hudson Park clubrooms $1.13 million ($55,000cf); Mirrabooka Avenue $650,680; seniors community centre PA system ($218,000cf); Blackmore Avenue traffic management ($141,601cf)

Gnangara: Sydney Road landscaping $175,000; Gnangara Road-Alexander Drive blackspot upgrade $144,000

Koondoola: Shelvock Park clubrooms design $462,029 ($12,029cf); Koondoola Avenue upgrades $190,000 ($10,000cf); Moorhead Park ($287,573cf)

Landsdale: Mirrabooka Avenue upgrade $2.53 million; Hardcastle Park $360,026 ($26,435cf)

Madeley: Kingsway Olympic clubrooms $2.49 million ($968,122cf); Kingsway netball toilets $993,072 ($54,672cf) and fencing $148,000; Kingsway traffic treatments $312,500 ($54,500cf); southern suburbs library ($311,240cf); Kingsway soccer changerooms $253,985 ($53,985cf); Kingsway Indoor Stadium $102,870 ($27,870cf)

Marangaroo: John Moloney Park upgrades $713,400 ($19,400cf); golf course upgrades ($193,530cf)

Mariginiup: Caporn Street resurfacing $241,570

Merriwa: Addison Park upgrades $516,000; Dalvik park clubrooms and car park $160,526

Mindarie: breakwater management plan $300,000; coastal path to Burns Beach $400,000; Abbeville Park floodlights and clubrooms design $473,437 ($1437cf)

Neerabup: industrial area roads $1.66 million ($58,289cf); development $764,994 ($264,994cf), offset $282,000

Nowergup: Wesco Drive guideposts $220,000

Quinns Rocks: coastal protection works $3.47 million ($600,000cf); Belhaven Park clubrooms design $692,000; Quinns Mindarie Surf Life Saving Club observation tower ($143,106cf); caravan park redevelopment $77,775 ($57,775cf), community centre ($111,967cf); Gumblossom Park softball cages $108,545 ($52,545cf)

Two Rocks: bush fire brigade station upgrade ($182,740cf)

Wangara: Motivation Drive contaminated site investigation $502,432 ($202,432cf); drainage upgrade $940,000 ($60,000cf); Hartman Drive $200,000

Wanneroo: Edgar Griffiths Park upgrades $2.07 million ($267,857cf); Aquamotion upgrades $1.04 million ($124,085cf); Franklin Road $1.29 million; Rocca Way-Conlan Avenue extension $775,000; Lake Joondalup Park clubrooms upgrade ($343,870cf); Wanneroo Sports and Social Club toilets and shed $178,000 ($5000cf); Elliot Road clubrooms ($161,320cf); Badgerup Lake environmental offset $280,000; Frederick Street path $237,200 ($37,200cf); Showground upgrades $204,763 ($54,763cf)

Edgar Griffiths Park.

Woodvale: Chianti estate path $160,000

Yanchep: Lynton Park $275,000; surf life saving club ($187,577cf); Mary Lindsay Homestead redevelopment ($186,564cf); Picnic Cove ($402,892cf); playing fields ($524,424cf)