Marion Council has committed $10.74 million towards this redevelopment with the Federal Government contributing a further $5 million as part of their pre-election pledge to rebuild the facility.
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 2019 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:
Lobbying for Partnership funding
Funding commitment confirmed
(Council $10M and Australian Government $5M)
First half of 2019
Tender for Architectural team
Nov – Dec 2019
Jan – June 2020
Development approval and Documentation for construction tender
June – Nov 2020
Construction Phase and new facility commissioning/fit out
Dec 2020 – Feb 2022
First Quarter of 2022
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