Budget delivers for City of Marion

The Albanese Government is delivering on the commitments it took to the election to improve access, resilience and economic opportunity in the City of Marion.

The area is a major beneficiary of the Government’s substantial investment in suburban and regional Australia announced in last week’s Federal Budget.

The Budget is delivering:

  • $6 million for the South Adelaide Basketball Club Stadium
  • $2.5 million for the Marino Hall Redevelopment
  • $671,500 for Greening our streets, delivering investment in various public spaces in the Marion Council Area
  • $616,000 for the Mema Court Reserve and Hessing Crescent Reserve Upgrades, for upgrade of equipment and installation of new items at the Mema Court Reserve and Hessing Crescent Reserves.

Quotes attributable to Regional Development, Local Government and Territories Minister Kristy McBain:

“It was great to meet with Council to discuss progressing these important commitments.

“Under our Government, Australian communities will be empowered to secure the support needed to grow local economies, improve liveability and enhance productivity – so no community is left behind.”

Quotes attributable to Federal Member for Boothby Louise Miller-Frost:

“The Australian Government’s $6 million investment in the South Adelaide Basketball Club Stadium will help deliver two new courts, new change rooms, a new kiosk, and additional car parking and traffic management measures at Panthers in Adelaide.

“Our $2.5 million commitment will help redevelop Marino Community Hall, revitalising it to create a modern community meeting place with a café, gallery, community facilities and performance areas.”

Quotes attributable to City of Marion CEO Tony Harrison:

“Council welcomes this support from the Federal Government. The funding partnership will deliver significant upgrades to some of our well-loved community and sporting facilities.

“Our community has responded enthusiastically to these much-needed improvements.”