ETHNIC groups will be able to apply for annual grants to build new facilities or refurbish existing ones under an $8 million package promised by the Liberal Party.
Member for Southern River Peter Abetz said the Multicultural Facilities Fund of $2 million each year for four years would be established in recognition of the significant contribution the various migrant groups made to WA’s diverse society.
The annual grants – up to a maximum of $250,000 – will be awarded on a matching funds basis.
THE Labor Party has promised to kick-start the Maddington Town Centre Regeneration.
As part of the plan, Labor would relocate the water main that runs under Albany Highway.
The City of Gosnells was eager to get started on the regeneration of the Maddington area, creating new transit-orientated apartment living and a major new parkland at the far end of Maddington Oval.
THE Liberal Party has committed $36 million to installing flashing 40km/h signs in all West Australian schools.
Liberal candidate for Thornlie Rob Coales, who is also a former Gosnells police sergeant, warned motorists WA Police would continue to enforce the school zone speed limit when students returned to class this week.
The suburb of Gosnells with 799 infringements featured in the top five worst suburbs for school zone speeding infringements last year.
THE Labor Party has promised to install CCTV at five locations around Southern River.
Labor promised $250,000 to improve road safety and build new traffic islands to tackle hooning.
Labor candidate for Southern River Terry Healy said: “Sutherlands Park is often raised as a location that needs CCTV and we are also asking for community feedback about any other locations they believe would benefit from having CCTV installed.”