Boost for Terrigal and

Avoca medical centres

Terrigal and Avoca Beach Medical Centres have received $35,000 and $25,000 respectively from the Federal Labor Government’s Strengthening Medicare General Practice Grants Program.

(L-R): Registered Nurse Ella Talbott, Registered Nurse Jenni Dent, Dr Owen Greene, Dr Karen Douglas, Business Manager Claire Ford, Dr Andrew Conroy and Member for Roberstson, Dr Gordon Reid.

6 December 2023


THE Local Small Commitments Allocation Program will enhance local communities and provide $400,000 in benefits to people in each of the 93 NSW electorates. This funding will provide direct support to small community projects across NSW, funding over 600 projects across capital works projects, services and programs, events, playgrounds and upgrades.


Member for Gosford, Liesl Tesch said “This is a fantastic outcome for Pacific Link Housing and the people of Gosford”.


“As a Community Housing Provider, Pacific Link Housing provides a vital service to residents across the Central Coast, ensuring that community members have a safe place to call home, empowering Coasties to pursue their dreams.


“This funding will provide critical safety upgrades to social housing properties, enhancing the security for over 100 social housing dwellings.”


The $100,000 funding has been delivered as part of the Local Small Commitments Allocation program will enable the critical upgrade of CCTV technology, ensuring safety and security for approximately 100 social housing dwellings in North Gosford.


Through this upgrade the NSW Government will ensure the North Gosford dwellings remain a liveable, safe and secure place for all.


Ian Lynch, CEO, Pacific Link Housing said “We are incredibly grateful for this funding from the NSW Government, which is a significant step towards enhancing the safety and wellbeing of our residents.


“The CCTV upgrade is not just about security; it's about creating an environment where individuals and families, can feel safe and protected in their neighborhood.


“Through our ongoing efforts, Pacific Link Housing continues to strengthen the local community, ensuring it's a place where everyone feels included and welcome.”


The NSW Government has committed funds to the program, which will help small local projects and programs that strengthen communities and provide improvements at a local level, making NSW an even better place to live.


For further information on the Local Small Commitments Allocation Program visit 'grants and funding'.

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