The McGowan Labor Government has delivered on its election commitment to provide $746,000 to upgrade facilities on the western side of the popular HBF Arena in Joondalup.

  • ​Election commitment of almost $750,000 delivered to upgrade HBF Arena, Joondalup
  • Works to help boost local jobs, with upgrades to benefit four sporting codes
  • Upgrades include two change rooms, a storage area, drink fountains and fencing 

The western side of the Arena is used by four sporting codes - netball, rugby union, Little Athletics and triathlon - which share the facilities.

Works on the two new water fountains, extensions to the existing perimeter fencing and the installation of a storage facility are expected to be completed by the end of next month.

The tender process is currently underway for two extra change rooms and an additional storage area.

These upgrades, set to benefit Joondalup Brothers Rugby Union Football Club, Joondalup Little Athletics, Joondalup Netball Association and Team XTR Tri Club Triathlon, are expected to be completed by April 2018.

Comments attributed to Premier Mark McGowan:

"My Government is getting on with the job of ensuring the people of Perth's northern suburbs have access to high-quality community infrastructure.

"The upgrades to HBF Arena will benefit thousands of local families and is part of our big investment in the northern suburbs."

Comments attributed to Joondalup MLA Emily Hamilton:

"This is an important election commitment for residents in Joondalup and I'm pleased to be a part of the McGowan Government that has delivered it.

"These much-needed upgrades will benefit four sporting codes and I'm sure the participation in community sport will grow with these upgrades."

Comments attributed to Burns Beach MLA Mark Folkard:

"Having been greatly involved with the rugby community in WA, I value the contribution local sporting clubs make to our community.

"These upgrades will make a big difference for our local teams come the 2018 season."