Labor’s cash promise for SW coastal communities

Harvey-Waroona Reporter
Labor deputy opposition leader Roger Cook with Murray-Wellington Labor candidate Robyn Clarke at the Lake Clifton announcement.
Camera IconLabor deputy opposition leader Roger Cook with Murray-Wellington Labor candidate Robyn Clarke at the Lake Clifton announcement.

An elected Labor Government will pledge more than $300,000 to upgrade Preston Beach and Lake Clifton community infrastructure, according to Murray-Wellington candidate Robyn Clarke.

Mrs Clarke made the announcement alongside Labor deputy opposition leader Roger Cook at Lake Clifton on February 12.

Mrs Clarke said Labor would commit $275,000 to upgrade the Preston Beach Community Hall and $50,000 to improve roadworks at the Herron-Lake Clifton Fire Shed if elected at the State election.

“When I met with Preston Beach and Lake Clifton residents last year, they told me one thing: we need real investments in our communities,” Ms Clarke said.

“The funding for the Preston Beach Community Hall and the Herron-Lake Clifton Fire Shed will drive local jobs, build closer communities and improve bushfire resilience.”

Royalties for Regions is set to fund $225,000 of the proposed work.

Mr Cook said the pledge demonstrated Labor had not forgotten about residents living in and around the Preston Beach and Lake Clifton area.

“These announcements show that a McGowan Labor Government will provide a fresh approach for all Western Australians,” Mr Cook said.

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