Baldivis MLA calls on federal money for Baldivis

Reece Whitby with representatives of the Baldivis Children’s Forest.
Reece Whitby with representatives of the Baldivis Children’s Forest.

AFTER the shock result of the Federal Election, Baldivis MLA Reece Whitby is determined that Baldivis not miss out on pre-election promises.

Mr Whitby has appealed directly to Prime Minister Scott Morrison for two major projects in the area.

He has put the case forward for the highly anticipated Baldivis District Sporting Complex and money promised by Brand MHR Madeleine King for the education centre at the Baldivis Children’s Forest.

Mr Whitby has written to Mr Morrison asking him to provide funding for the projects which would otherwise miss out because of the election result.

“Now the dust has settled and Australia has voted, it’s time for a bit of co-operation to do what’s best for our local community,” Mr Whitby said.

“I am hoping that Mr Morrison can put political differences to one side and back the commitments made by Madeleine King to support the Baldivis Children’s Forest and the Baldivis District Sporting Complex.

“The money would be a drop in the ocean compared to the Federal Budget, but it would make a huge difference to us locally.

“If Canberra can help, it will lift a bit of the burden off the shoulders of the ratepayers of Rockingham.

“I know Federal Labor committed to a number of other local initiatives and I support Madeleine King’s work to encourage Canberra to support them all.

“I wanted to send a special message to the Prime Minister about the projects in my patch because they are so important for families and kids across the Baldivis electorate.”

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