With the release of the draft Whiteman Park Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and the announcement of a $2.8 million investment into Whiteman Park will ensure that this iconic 4,000 hectares remains a local and international visitor hotspot for generations to come.
Being a resident in the area Rod Henderson, the Liberal Candidate for the seat of West Swan said that the “proposed inclusion of new sporting, camping and recreation facilities at the Marshall Road Lands and Whiteman Bush Lands area will be a large boost to the community and young families in the Ballajura, Bennett Springs, Brabham, Dayton and Surrounding Areas.”
Mr Henderson continued by adding that “these sporting and recreation facilities will play a vital role in providing not only infrastructure for this area but also a place for the community to watch, interact and bond over the coming years as the area grows”.
The draft plan outlines a significant investment of $2.8 Million from the Liberal led Government that will ensure that Whiteman Park is able to provide a much needed interconnected meeting places for communities to meet, recreate in and enjoy. Mr Henderson believes that “…improved community access to the park whilst conserving the environment and Whiteman Park’s heritage is essential for future generations and to preserving the park as a destination of significance for local and international visitors. The inclusion of new sporting facilities and land for outdoor events, markets and concerts will see a further increase in the vibrancy of Whiteman Park.”
The draft Whiteman Park Strategic Plan 2016-2020 has been released for public comment.
Submissions close at 5pm on Tuesday 4 October 2016
The plan can be found at:
Further comment and feedback from local residents is vital to shaping the future of Whiteman Park and Mr Henderson urges members of the community to contact him directly via email or phone to discuss the matter.
Contact: Rod Henderson – firstname.lastname@example.org – 0428 944 781