Community and Environment

Major projects in the Great Southern focused on community and environment are listed below.

Centennial Park Upgrade Stage Two: Stage Two of the Centennial Park upgrade includes the completion of an AFL junior node, field improvements in the eastern precinct, central promenade including lighting to link the three sub-precincts, vehicle parking and landscaping. Construction has started and is due for completion by October 2019. Stage One was completed in 2017 at a cost of $26 million.

Lake Ewlyamartup: Works at Lake Ewlyamartup are part of the Living Lakes initiative aimed at implementing creative engineering solutions to enhance ephemeral lake systems through the re-creation of permanent water bodies. Lake enhancements will increase opportunities for recreational and tourism activities. The project is funded through Royalties for Regions.

Katanning Heritage Centre: The project includes improvements to the All Ages Playground, construction of new tourist facilities and museum, creation of a botanic garden and a medium density residential land development adjacent to the botanic garden and Piesse Lake. Project funding includes $12.7 million from Royalties for Regions. Work is under way and is due for completion in May 2020.

More details of these projects, including contacts, can be found on the Major Projects register.

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