2013 COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIP GRANTS ANNOUNCED FOR LISMORE ELECTORATE

Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George MP today announced 18 projects would receive $300,000 the upgrading and construction of community infrastructure.

This grant funding has been provided under the NSW Government’s 2013 Community Building Partnership program.

“Building and restoring local infrastructure as well as supporting local construction jobs and businesses are a welcome boost in enhancing local investment in our community,” Mr George said.

“The NSW Government is getting on with the job to rebuild NSW by investing almost $60 billion for infrastructure across the State over the next four years.

“While we are delivering major infrastructure projects we understand the importance of local community infrastructure and potential benefits for local businesses.

“There was strong competition for the available funds and a high level of interest from the community. I look forward to seeing the benefits to our communities as projects are undertaken and put into use across Lismore electorate,” Mr George said.

Projects to receive funding are:

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