Hon Terry Waldron MLA

Hon Terry Waldron MLA

Former Minister for Sport and Recreation; Racing and Gaming

    Work to start on State Netball Centre

    31/07/2013 12:00 AM
     
    • Contractor announced for the State Netball Centre
    • Balcatta-based PS Structures awarded contract

    Construction will soon start on the new State Netball Centre with the building contract awarded to local company PS Structures.

     

    Sport and Recreation Minister Terry Waldron said the centre would be built at Matthews Netball Centre in Jolimont and integrated into the Wembley Sports Park.

     

    “The State Government has awarded the construction for the project to PS Structures with a successful tender of $18.6million,” Mr Waldron said.

     

    “We’re excited that this project has moved to the next stage. Netball is a hugely popular sport and will finally get its long-awaited venue, which will be a centre of excellence for both competition and skills development.

     

    “The State Netball Centre will be a modern, world-class facility where WA’s aspiring netballers can develop and showcase their high-performance skills.

     

    “It will be another exciting addition to the sporting landscape of Western Australia.”

     

    The centre will provide a venue for state league netball competition, West Coast Fever training, development squads and community netball activities.

     

    Facilities include:

    • four indoor netball courts
    • nine competitor change room facilities
    • facilities for West Coast Fever
    • spectator seating for 1,050 people
    • Netball WA offices
    • a kiosk facility

     

            Fact File

    • It is anticipated construction will commence in August and be completed in the third quarter of 2014
    • The award-winning Balcatta-based PS Structures has worked on projects including Perth Domestic Airport, Burswood Entertainment Centre and Rossmoyne Senior High School Science & Technology Centre
    • The Liberal National Government is committed to providing the best facilities for our athletes by investing $33.7m in a new WA Institute of Sport, $26m for a new State Netball Centre and associated works and $95m for the redevelopment of nib Stadium

    Minister’s office - 6552 6100