Netball WA has welcomed the State Government’s second commitment to the sport in as many weeks, following a $500,000 election commitment for a new pavilion at Wanneroo Districts Netball Association.
Construction of the $3.1m facility will commence in February, with the remainder of the project to be funded by the City of Wanneroo.
The project will deliver improved toilets, change rooms, umpires’ rooms, a first aid room, storage and kitchen facilities.
The announcement comes after last week’s commitment from the Government of $400,000 funding to upgrade the Lou West Oval outdoor courts and Lois Hannay pavilion at Busselton Netball Association.
Netball WA Chief Executive Officer Simon Taylor welcomed the State Government’s latest commitment.
“We’re incredibly proud of the relationship we share with the State Government, and this funding will be integral to Wanneroo Districts Netball Association and their Clubs, so we’re proud to see our ties with the Government continue to grow,” Taylor said.
“Waneroo Districts Netball Association is one of the largest Associations in the State, and we’re committed to seeing our Associations grow as we work toward our vision of making netball the sport of choice in Western Australia.”
“Ensuring that our participants have access to quality facilities is something that we identified as a strategic objective, so we’re thankful to the State Government for their ongoing support of Western Australia’s largest female participation sport.”
It’s expected that the project will be completed in time for the 2020 netball season.
One of the largest Associations, Wanneroo Districts Netball Association runs senior and junior competitions, as well as Suncorp NetSetGO programs, which engaged more than almost 8,000 participants last year.
To get involved in netball at Wanneroo Districts Netball Association, visit the newly launched Play Netball website, here.