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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Bega Electorate Voting results have been announced for My Community Project

Across the State 61,437 people voted for their favourite projects resulting in 248 projects sharing in the $24.7 million available.

Just two projects were successful in the Bega Electorate to receive funding.

SUCCESSFUL Eden $120,000

An outdoor gym hub linked by an existing pathway to 3 single stretch stations forming a trail overlooking the coastline.

1,726 points received SUCCESSFUL Tuross Head $53,000

To restore the 40-year-old car-park to an "as new" condition, eliminating the current trip-hazard, patched and pot-holed surface.

1,477 points received

************** NOT SUCCESSFUL ******************** 📷Broadwater (South)200,000 Giiyong Festival 2020

Giiyong Festival 2020 will celebrate and promote Aboriginal culture through music, dance, art, film, presentations, workshops, cultural demonstrations and theatre.

1,104 points received 📷Moruya195,964

Electric Vehicle Community Transport Bus; powering access for the Eurobodalla Community.

1,084 points received 📷Tathra146,000

The 2.1km walking track is used extensively by the public and can currently only be used during daylight hours.

1,081 points received 📷Tathra195,000

Provide Lighting at the community sports field so that the sports ground can be used at night.

970 points received 📷Moruya162,258

SSF is a training program for new farmers in regenerative farming and organic food production for local and regional consumption.

947 points received 📷Pambula46,000

Construction of an all-abilities walking track through previously inaccessible areas of Panboola wetlands.

920 points received 📷Eden100,000

Outdoor play spaces that allow children aged 0-5 to safely and inclusively access, play, learn and develop through adequate and inviting environments.

783 points received 📷Moruya33,000

Installation of reverse cycle air conditioning and refurbishment of kitchen and lighting facilities at the Red Door Hall, Moruya.

763 points received 📷Moruya25,020

Installation of Solar PV with battery back-up and reverse cycle air conditioning on the CWA building in Moruya.

736 points received 📷Merimbula200,000

Acquire a 6.8 metre Rescue Vessel to conduct rescues in lakes and rivers not accessible by the current rescue vessel.

736 points received 📷Moruya55,000

Install shade sails at the newly renovated children's playground at Gundary Oval corner of Evans and Campbell Streets, Moruya.

657 points received 📷Moruya37,500

This project aims to commence regular swimming lessons for our primary school students, regardless of their ability, skill or finances.

604 points received 📷Narooma100,000

A major blues festival featuring the best Australian and International blues music artists showcasing local food, market-stalls and street performers.

588 points received 📷Cobargo25,000

Our intention is to add a basketball/netball court to the existing skate park to complete this recreation space.

581 points received 📷Mogo (South)21,520

A safer, more sustainable way to create quality products for local community and charities, milling timber from local fallen trees.

580 points received 📷Bega38,500

The Multicultural Hub is a place for migrants/refugees in Bega Valley region to grow and celebrate together with the community.

580 points received 📷Cobargo60,000

We wish to purchase a reliable 25 seater bus for use by members of the Cobargo and district communities.

570 points received 📷Moruya33,580

Installation of solar panels, air conditioning, security lighting and refurbishment of kitchen and storeroom with new shelving, cupboards and benchtops.

553 points received 📷Mogo (South)94,000

To provide the community with a purpose built disabled and elderly accessible bathroom in the centre of Mogo.

545 points received 📷Candelo50,000

Upgrade Candelo Tennis Shed to include refurbished kitchen, toilet, change room and provide storage for preschool, playgroup and sporting clubs.

503 points received 📷Moruya44,000

Provide accessible disabled car parking, paths of travel and amenities at Moruya Racecourse.

475 points received 📷Bermagui55,000

Holistic health Program consisting of exercise, nutrition, smoking cessation, education, lifestyle medicine yarning groups & chronic disease prevention and management.

459 points received 📷Nelligen45,130

To purchase a more efficient safety/support boat with larger capacity for the use of Sailability Batemans Bay, sailors and volunteers.

458 points received 📷Tilba Tilba24,064

A free and family-friendly public festival celebrating the culture, music, dance and cuisine of Indigenous Australian, Tibetan and Western Communities

394points received 📷Batemans Bay33,600

Quality interpretation signage that raises awareness of the history, culture and experiences of a beautiful place like Batemans Bay.

386 points received 📷Akolele38,000

Improving the physical and mental wellbeing of the Wallaga Lake Koori community by promoting healthy, happy and active lifestyle choices.

373 points received 📷Narooma66,500

Refitting an outdated kitchen with an fully accessible and function multi-purpose kitchen for our community club house.

298 points received 📷Candelo20,000

A not-for-profit incorporated association established 2018 for the sharing of resources in Candelo. First project is a car share facility.

280points received 📷Bega150,000

Engaging a professional South Coast Historian-in-Residence to promote/enhance understanding and appreciation of our unique local history will deliver enormous benefits.

276 points received 📷Central Tilba35,000

Take the existing histories of the Tilba District, add new histories and present them in an accessible and engaging manner.

255 points received 📷Candelo128,349

Installing a Safety Barrier and Catch Fencing around Sapphire Speedway (Bega) to improve safety for competitors and the general public.

253points received 📷Bermagui30,480

Festive LED illuminated stars through Bermagui's town centre and foreshore, promoting seasonal festivities and creating community pride of place.

239 points received 📷Moruya99,000

Building a barrier and catch fence around Surfair Moruya Speedway to improve safety for competitors and general public.

202 points received


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