FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC RESERVES ACROSS NSW
The NSW Government has announced $17 million will be available for Crown reserve trusts through the 2018/19 round of the Public Reserves Management Fund (PRMF) program.
Member for Lismore Thomas George MP is encouraging reserve trust managers to apply for funding.
“The PRMF program provides support for Trust managers throughout NSW to maintain, protect and improve our Crown reserves for the benefit of the entire community,” said Mr George.
“Crown reserves include local parks, community halls, regional showgrounds and holiday parks – all vital to the cultural, sporting, economic and recreational life of communities across NSW.”
“Funding is available to support a wide range of activities, including repairs and maintenance, pest and weed control, new recreational infrastructure, and environmental initiatives.
“The NSW Government is supporting the growth of regional economies and helping communities preserve its natural environment, and protect our important public assets,” Mr George said.
“We’re looking for projects state that will deliver a real benefit to local communities.” Applications for the 2018/19 Public Reserves Management Fund Program will open Monday 5 February and close Friday 9 March 2018.
Information on how to apply will be available on the Department of Industry - Lands website at www.crownland.nsw.gov.au