Liberal and Labor have each committed $5 million of federal funding to help build a new Mitchell Park Sports Club and Community Centre if elected.
This is in addition to the $10 million Marion Council has already committed to the site.
Candidate for Boothby Nadia Clancy pledged that a Shorten Labor Government would invest $5 million in the facility in March 2019.
Member for Boothby Nicolle Flint announced a re-elected Morrison Liberal Government would commit $5 million towards rebuilding the facility in May 2019.
A larger sports club would contain:
There will also be facilities for the dog club.
An expanded centre would create jobs and local business opportunities while providing a home for up to 1000 players of various sporting codes.
More than 200 people attended a public rally at the club in April as part of Council’s campaign to build a bigger and better facility.
At the City of Marion, we believe that our community should have access to a broad range of high quality sport and community facilities so that everyone has the opportunity to lead an active, healthy lifestyle.
In April 2015, Council endorsed investigations be undertaken with peak sporting bodies, relevant clubs, funding bodies and agencies to seek partnering opportunities for the development of plans and potential funding solutions for the following sports infrastructure:
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