Minister announces $13.8 million for Houtman Abrolhos

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WA Environment minister Stephen Dawson and Agricultural Region member Laurie Graham discuss the Government's national parks plan after announcing $10 million for the Houtman Abrolhos in Geraldton this morning.
Camera IconWA Environment minister Stephen Dawson and Agricultural Region member Laurie Graham discuss the Government's national parks plan after announcing $10 million for the Houtman Abrolhos in Geraldton this morning. Credit: Midwest Times, Geoff Vivian Midwest Times

The Houtman Abrolhos national park is to receive $10 million for capital works over a two-year period, and a further $3.8 million for management over the next four years.

WA Environment Minister Stephen Dawson made the announcement in Geraldton this morning.

He said this included $800,000 for a new office facility at the Abrolhos, $3.5 million for a jetty at East Wallabi, $1 million for a jetty on Beacon Island and almost $5 million for airstrip upgrades, pathways, interpretive signage and other infrastructure.

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