Community looking forward to an ‘exciting’ year
Yarloop Community Resource Centre manager Julie-Ann McMiles said it had been a difficult past year, but maintains she has a positive outlook for 2017.
Ms McMiles has been instrumental in Yarloop’s relief efforts following January’s blaze, distributing clothing to fire-affected families and also helping coordinate the town’s weekly Tuesday barbecue.
Ms McMiles said although Yarloop had endured a tough 12 months, the State Government’s promise to build a new community resource centre was motivation for moving forward.
“I think it is going to be an exciting year,” Ms McMiles said.
Ms McMiles is one of three Yarloop residents on the Redevelopment Work Group which communicates closely with the Harvey Shire Council about the town’s revival.
Ms McMiles said the community would be able to play a role in the decision-making of the infrastructure “they’d like to see in the town”, something she described as “exciting”.
“It’s time for the community to look forward.”
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