New Childcare Centre Funded

The State Government announced this morning its commitment to support the Mingenew Childcare Centre upgrade project, with Lotterywest contributing $500,000.

The Shire has been working tirelessly to ensure early childhood and education care services supports demand now and into the future. Access to this service is vital to the community’s growth and prosperity.

It is expected that a new Childcare facility, built to accommodate up to 24 places.

Funding sources for the project now include:

  • Lotterywest Grant $500,000
  • Regional Economic Development Scheme Grant $150,000
  • Mingenew CRC $150,000
  • Shire of Mingenew $150,000
  • Community Donations and Fundraising $50,000

Now that the Shire has sufficient funding commitments to proceed, a Request for Tender process will be initiated. council is aiming to have the facility operational by February 2025.

Should anyone have any questions about the project, please contact Matt Fanning, CEO on (08)9928 1102.

The WA Government’s Media Statement can be viewed by clicking here.