2017 COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIP GRANTS ANNOUNCED FOR LISMORE ELECTORATE
Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George MP today announced 31 projects would share in $300,000 towards the upgrading and construction of community infrastructure.
This grant funding has been provided under the NSW Government’s 2017 Community Building Partnership program and will aim to create more vibrant and inclusive communities and deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.
“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.
“This grassroots funding will directly benefit our community and will deliver new infrastructure for schools and community groups, and will help pay for much-needed improvements.
“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 the Lismore electorate,” Mr George said.
Some projects to receive funding include:
Richmond River Gun Club - Clay target ball trap
FNC Baseball Assoc - Purchase a super sopper
Goonellabah Tennis Club - Purchase a chilled water dispenser
Richmond Rovers Football Club - Solar installation
NSW Greyhound Breeders Owners Trainers - Club beautification works
Coffee Camp Public School P&C - Solar installation
Eltham Public School P&C - Water tank installation & sensory garden
Richmond River Riders Inc - Seating & carpark upgrade
Caniaba Community Hall - New kitchen & roof repair
Dunoon Preschool - Reconstruction of front & rear access
Lismore Scouts - Disability access ramp
RED Inc - Driving simulation program
Wyrallah Rd Public School P&C - Nature based playground
PCYC - Emergency stairs upgrade
East Lismore Community Preschool - Sun-safe outdoor play
Further details of the program and all successful grants funded for the 2017 program can be found at https://www.nsw.gov.au/improving-nsw/projects-and-initiatives/community-building-partnership/2017-community-building-partnership-grants/