Strategic Projects

State Government funding helps to implement major infrastructure and community projects, including many in the Great Southern.

The GSDC works with a wide range of project partners to develop business cases for strategic projects in support of priority projects arising from the Great Southern Regional Investment Blueprint.

Projects

Visitor Infrastructure at The Gap and Natural Bridge (Department of Parks and Wildlife)

Funding allocations of $1.2 million and $3.9 million through Royalties for Regions, total project value $6.7 million. The new facilities opened in May 2016.

Katanning Early Childhood Hub (Shire of Katanning)

Funding allocation of $5.725 million, total project value $6.1 million.

Collet Barker Court Stage 3 (Plantagenet Village Homes)

Funding allocation of $1.242 million, total project value $2.662 million.

Affordable Student Accommodation – Norman House (Great Southern Community Housing Association)

Funding allocation of $1.17 million, total project value $3.04 million.

Katanning Mainstreet Stage 2 (Shire of Katanning)

Funding allocation of $350,000, total project value $445,000. The project was completed in 2016.

Kojonup Independent Living Units (Shire of Kojonup)

Funding allocation of $646,000, total project value $1.25 million.

Regional Waste Management (Shires of Jerramungup, Ravensthorpe, Katanning, Kent and Gnowangerup)

Funding allocation of $3.112 million, total project value $5.37 million.

Bremer Bay Town Centre and Trail (Shire of Jerramungup)

Funding allocation of $1.7 million, total project value $2.2 million.

Katanning Heritage Centre (Shire of Katanning)

Funding allocation of $15.7 million, total project value $18.35 million.

Lookout at The Gap

A new viewing platform at The Gap has drawn thousands of visitors since it opened in May 2016.

Find out more about Growing Our South projects through the Major Projects Register. More strategic planning activities: Great Southern Regional Investment Blueprint, 2016 SEGRA Conference