Albany Budget overview

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The State Government will spend $9.7 million on upgrades of the Albany Wastewater Treatment Plant in the 2017-18 Budget, which was unveiled this afternoon.

The upgrades were part of $17.6 million announced in May to ensure Albany’s wastewater treatment plant’s reliability.

Other major spending in Albany this year includes $3 million for the completion of the Centennial Park Sporting Precinct, with the final $3.9 million being allocated to next financial year.

The Government plans to spend $1 million on the Albany ring road this year with the remaining $34 million to be paid out in the following three years.

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$1 million of the $30 million promised for upgrades to the South Coast Highway will be spent this year while $250,000 will be spent annually for the next four years to undertake the Albany Oyster Reef Restoration project.

The Great Southern Motorplex will receive $250,000 in 2017-18 with the remaining $5.5 million of promised funding forecast to be spent in 2020-21.

$1 million will also be spent on minor works at the Port of Albany this financial year.

More to come..

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