The 2016-17 Western Australian state budget announced by Treasurer Mike Nahan on Thursday afternoon pledged $105.6 million in asset investment projects for the South West region.
The highlights of this planned spending include;
Royalties for Regions is also a big winner with $3.78 billion set aside over the next four years for projects including $58.3 million to provide an alternative route for the Margaret River perimeter road and $29.9 to transform Bunbury's waterfront.
WA Treasurer Mike Nahan said new spending initiatives in this budget are focused on broadening the economy and creating new job opportunities.
Regional Development Minister Terry Redman said the Royalties for Regions investment would build infrastructure to grow the state, develop economic opportunities and improve targeted social programs.
"Royalties for Regions is about strengthening and growing our regions and this investment will help regional communities realise their economic potential for the benefit of all West Australians," Mr Redman said.
"The government's investment of $642 million in the Regional Investment Blueprint Initiative reflects the commitment to develop strategic economic, social and community development projects across regional WA."
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