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Funding announced for

community building partnership program

The electorate of Wyong has secured $400,000 in funding for a total of thirteen projects through the 2021 Community Building Partnership Program.

(Left to right): Yerin CEO Belinda Field and Member for Wyong David Harris.

14 January 2022

 

MEMBER for Wyong David Harris MP said the funds will deliver much-needed improvements to a range of local facilities including, Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Service, which renovated a new Aboriginal Community Hub, and Wyong Creek Literary Institute In., who are building extensions to Wyong Creek Literary Institute Hall.

 

“This is fantastic news for these local organisations who provide such great services and programs for our community," Mr. Harris said.

 

“This grassroots funding will directly help create a more vibrant and inclusive local community with positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.”

 

The full list of successful projects in the Wyong electorate for the 2021 round are:

 

  • Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Service

 

  • Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect)

 

  • Dooralong Community (r1001059) Reserve Land Manager (Dooralong Hall)

 

  • Wyong Creek Literary Institute Inc

 

  • ST Peter’s Catholic College

 

  • Soldiers Beach Surf Lifesaving Club

 

  • Charmhaven Tennis Centre

 

  • NSW RFSA on behalf of Wyong Operational Support Rural Fire Brigade

 

  • Norah Head Lighthouse Reserve Land Manager Board

 

  • The Entrance Water Polo Inc

 

  • Tuggerah Lake Reserve Trust (Central Coast Wetlands)

 

Volunteer Marine Rescue NSW The Community Building Partnership program has funded more than 16,000 community projects since it commenced in 2009. In 2022, there is $400,000 to allocate in each electorate. Applications for the 2022 Program open in early 2022.

 

For more information about the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership Program, visit www.nsw.gov.au/cbp

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