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Question Without Notice No. 339 asked in the Legislative Council on 16 April 2020 by Hon Peter Collier

Minister responding: Hon M.P. Murray
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on

STATE FOOTBALL CENTRE

339. Hon PETER COLLIER to the Leader of the House representing the Minister for Sport and Recreation:

I refer to the proposed $32.5 million state football centre at Queens Park for soccer, which is to be funded by Football West, the commonwealth government and the Western Australian government.

(1) Will the minister confirm whether the commonwealth government has committed $16.25 million toward this project?

(2) Has the Western Australian government also made a commitment of $16.25 million toward this project?

(3) If no to (2), has the Western Australian government committed any funds to this project; and, if not, why not?

Hon SUE ELLERY replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.

(1) The commonwealth government has committed $16.25 million to the development of the state football centre at Queens Park Regional Open Space.

(2)–(3) The state government is currently considering the proposal.