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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 581 asked in the Legislative Council on 31 August 2021 by Hon Donna Faragher

Parliament: 41 Session: 1


581. Hon DONNA FARAGHER to the parliamentary secretary representing the Minister for Community Services:

I refer to the Empowering Communities program delivered by the Department of Communities.

(1) Will the minister table a list of the community centres that currently receive funding as part of this program?

(2) For each centre referred to in (1), what is the total amount of funding allocated to each in the 2020–21 financial year?

Hon SAMANTHA ROWE replied:

I thank the member for some notice of the question. I provide the following answer on behalf of the Minister for Community Services.

(1)–(2) The answer is in tabular form so I seek leave to have the response incorporated into Hansard.

[Leave granted for the following material to be incorporated.]

(1)–(2) Empowering Communities Program Funding 2020–2021


Service Name

Annual Funding Level



Armadale Community Family Centre Inc

Armadale Community Family Centre


Bayswater Child Care Association (Incorporated)

Derrick Ernst Neighbourhood Centre


Befriend Inc

Befriend Armadale


Befriend Inc

Befriend Kwinana


Bridgetown Family and Community Centre Incorporated

Bridgetown Family & Community Centre


Brockman House Inc

Brockman Community House


Broome Community Information Resource Centre and Learning Exchange

Broome Community Information Resource Centre and Learning Exchange


City of Melville

Melville Empowering Communities Program


CLAN Midland Inc

Community Links


Doubleview House

Doubleview House


Escare Incorporated

Escare Empowering Communities


Frank Konecny Community Centre Inc

Frank Konecny Community Centre


Gowrie Community Services (WA) Incorporated

Karawara Family and Community Centre


Greenfields Family and Community Centre Inc

Greenfields Family and Community Centre


Hudson Road Family Centre Inc

Hudson Road Family Centre


Inclusion Solutions Limited

Mandurah Wayfarers Project


Inclusion Solutions Limited

Kalamunda Wayfarers Project


Jerramungup Community Resource Centre Inc

Jerramungup Community Resource Centre


Joondalup Family Centre Inc

Joondalup Family Centre


Karingal Neighbourhood Centre Inc

Karingal Neighbourhood Centre


Kununurra Neighbourhood House Incorporated

Kununurra Neighbourhood House


Manjimup Family Centre Inc

Manjimup Family Centre


Marangaroo Family Centre Inc

Marangaroo Family Centre


Meerilinga Young Children's Services Inc

Connecting Bullsbrook


Meerilinga Young Children's Services Inc

Meerilinga Children and Family Centre High Wycombe


Mercy Community Services Limited

Community Exchange (Swan - NE2)


Mercy Community Services Limited

Community Exchange (Wanneroo - NW1)


Milligan Community Learning and Resource Centre Inc.



Newman Neighbourhood Centre Inc

Newman Neighbourhood Centre


Northcliffe Family Centre Incorporated

Northcliffe Family Centre Service


Rainbow Coast Neighbourhood Centre Incorporated

Rainbow Coast Neighbourhood House


Roberta Jull Community Care Association Incorporated

Minnawarra House


Roleystone Neighbourhood Family Centre Incorporated

Roleystone Neighbourhood Family Centre


Rostrata Family Centre Incorporated

Rostrata Family & Neighbourhood Centre


Sandalwood Family Centre Inc

Sandalwood Family Centre


South Lake Ottey Family and Neighbourhood Centre Incorporated

South Lake Ottey Family and Neighbourhood Centre


St Patrick's Community Support Centre Limited

Imagined Futures – Davis Park


Sudbury Community House Association

Sudbury Community House


The Nintirri Centre Incorporated

Nintirri Neighbourhood Centre


The People Place Busselton Incorporated

The People Place


The Spiers Centre Inc

The Spiers Centre


Victoria Park Centre for the Arts Inc

The Victoria Park Centre for the Arts


Westerly Family Centre Inc

Westerly Family Centre


William Langford Community House Incorporated

William Langford Community House


Yangebup Family Centre Inc

Yangebup Family Centre


Total: 45