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$3.4M worth of maintenance projects to boost Whyalla economy

Over 200 social housing properties in Whyalla will benefit from $3.4 million worth of maintenance which will stimulate local employment.

The projects will increase employment opportunities for skilled and unskilled labour that will be open only to Whyalla residents. The work program will also provide training opportunities and apprenticeships.

The significant upgrades - which are expected to be completed by 30 June 2018 - include:

  • 42 kitchen upgrades
  • 49 bathroom upgrades
  • replacement roofing, gutters, windows, concrete or fencing at 62 units
  • external upgrades at a group of 15 two-bedroom units
  • horticultural works.

The works will be funded by the State Government through Housing SA.

Whyalla residents interested in these employment opportunities should contact Trade Maintenance Direct on (08) 86230400.

Image Caption: Over 200 social housing properties set for upgrades

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