- Expressions of interest opened for construction of the $16 million Kal City Centre Project
- Project to transform Kalgoorlie's city centre, backed by an $8 million McGowan Government contribution and matching funding from the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder
- Construction to maximise Aboriginal employment opportunities
Expressions of interest have opened for construction of the Kal City Centre Project, a $16 million investment to overhaul Kalgoorlie's city centre.
The project will transform three precincts within the Kalgoorlie city centre incorporating activity and event spaces, alfresco dining, a junior play space, and a new urban plaza. The project will create an inviting city centre for residents and visitors to enjoy.
By conducting an expression of interest process for the construction components of the project, the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder will be able to maximise local and Aboriginal business participation through facilitated procurement workshops with interested lead construction contractors.
Interested contractors will be invited to attend a site inspection in mid-September which will include a networking evening with local businesses interested in sub-contracting for the project.
Expressions of interest close at 2pm on October 5, 2020. Interested parties can download the EOI documentation from http://www.Tenderlink.com.ckb. Local sub-contractors interested in working on the Kal City Centre Project can register now at https://kalcitycentre.com.au/make-it-happen
Comments attributed to Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan:
"This project has been a long time in the making, and it is great to see this significant step forward.
"Kalgoorlie has some of the finest architecture in regional Australia, and this needs to be fully showcased.
"Our Government is determined to ensure the project delivers local economic benefits through engagement and employment of regionally based businesses and people, with a particular focus on Aboriginal job opportunities."
Comments attributed to Mining and Pastoral Region MLC Kyle McGinn:
"I am genuinely excited to see Kal City Centre revitalisation works begin and look forward to this project maximising local and Aboriginal job opportunities.
"Like I have always said, when the State spends money on projects it is critical that we maximise local opportunities in all facets of the project.
"The Kalgoorlie city centre is in much need of a face lift and the McGowan Government has continued to back this transformational project.
"Kalgoorlie-Boulder has an amazing arts and cultural scene and I am eager to see how that is captured in the Kal City Centre Project."
Minister's office - 6552 6200