$36,250 FOR LISMORE ELECTORATE - AREA ASSISTANCE SCHEME

Area Assistance

$36,250 FOR LISMORE ELECTORATE - AREA ASSISTANCE SCHEME

28 May 2002

National Party Member for Lismore, Thomas George was pleased with the assistance afforded to the Lismore electorate through the Area Assistance Scheme, that is administered by the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning.

"Allocations to various organisations are a welcome injection of funding in the electorate. Project aims include enabling safer and more accessible venues, qualified tradesperson to teach woodwork skills to children, restoring school facilities following the Casino storm," commented Thomas George.

The following organisations received allocations as listed;

$5,000
$9,250
$6,000
$10,000
$6,000

 

Hanging Rock Community Inc
Northern Rivers Community Transport
North Coast Children's Home Inc
Casino High School P & C Assoc.
Jiggi School of Arts Inc

"Many organisations benefit from these allocations which enable projects that would have to be funded via other means or not at all. Financial assistance with a flow on effect that benefits the whole community is the end result," concluded Thomas George.

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577