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Member for Bega Andrew Constance is pleased to announce grant funding has been secured for 14 local projects as part of the NSW Government’s 2016 Community Building Partnership (CBP) program.

The NSW Government has committed $300,000 in funds to new community infrastructure projects that will enhance much needed local facilities.

Mr Constance said he was pleased to see local groups receive this State Government funding. The funding will aim to create more vibrant and inclusive communities and deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.

Projects which successfully obtained funding include: Bega Shire:

  • Tulgeen Group Ltd. $20,000, to build an indoor/outdoor fully accessible living and learning space.

  • Bega and District Nursing Home Ltd. $30,000, to establish a food production Kitchen to supply local groups with prepared meals.

  • The Trustees Bega Showground Bega, $6,000, to erect shade sails over the main seating area.

  • Tathra AFL Club Inc. $10,000, towards improving safety and functionality at the grounds.

  • Candelo Tennis Club Inc. $43,300, for replacement of Tennis Court Fencing at Candelo Tennis Club.

  • Pambula Merimbula Golf Club Ltd. $90,000, for installation of a digital irrigation control system.

  • St Joseph Merimbula Eden Catholic Church $6,690, for the construction of a work shed. Eurobodalla Shire:

  • Batemans Bay Basketball Association Inc. $12,000, to replace two non-compliant backboard’s and the installation of digital shot clocks.

  • Friends of Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens Eurobodalla $30,000, for the Regional Botanic Gardens' Redevelopment Stage 1, protect Herbarium specimens.

  • Tuross Head Volunteer Marine Rescue NSW, $2,500, for the purchase of DCN radios to allow better communications between vessels and their base.

  • Tomakin Community Association Inc. $3,000, for annotated signboards detailing the History of Tomakin and identifying points of interest.

  • Eurobodalla District Show Society Inc. $18,894, to construct a new secretary’s office & storerooms at Moruya Showground.

  • Moruya and District Historical Society Inc. $7,616, towards improvements to the Museum artefact storage and display facilities.

  • Narooma Tennis Club Inc. $20,000, for the upgrade of lighting on their five courts.

‘’This grassroots funding will directly benefit our community and will deliver new infrastructure for community groups, and will help pay for much-needed improvements.

I congratulate all those organisations that were successful in their application and I’m pleased this funding will help community groups make a positive difference in the local area.

To those that were unsuccessful in this round, please keep applying. There are a large number of funding opportunities available and my staff are available to assist in identifying suitable grants.

Further details of the program and all successful grants funded for the 2016 program can be found at under the ‘successful grants’ tab Media Release

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