The West Australian Government has announced a $76 million WA Recovery Plan for culture and the arts, which will see Perth Concert Hall receive a $30 million upgrade over the next three years. The upgrade, which is expected to create 230 jobs, will include the restoration and redevelopment of the building and forecourts.

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“Since the very first WASO performance that opened Perth Concert Hall in 1973, we have always called it home,” said a spokesperson for WASO, which is due to return to the stage in October. “As the resident company, we are ecstatic to hear this news. Thank you to the McGowan Government for committing to the Perth Concert Hall’s vision to become the home of music in WA. Through this redevelopment, our audiences, musicians, and the wider community will all benefit in bringing WASO their true home.”

The package also includes a $15 million upgrade to His Majesty’s Theatre and $6 million towards a Jewish Community Centre in Yokine (matching the Federal Government’s investment of $6 million), $15 million for a ‘Getting the Show back on the Road’ shared risk package to reactivate live performances...