The dreams of several local community groups to bring their projects to fruition have now become a reality.
Under the NSW Government's My Community Project program, new public toilets will be built at Black Head ocean pool while Chatham High School's Street Food Project will get off the ground.
The playground at Pacific Palms Public School will also be upgraded through the program.
These projects were chosen through a public vote, with the toilets upgrade coming out on top with 1397 points.
The street food project received 826 points, with the playground upgrade just behind on 823 points.
Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead thanked all applicants for their time and effort to develop their ideas and promote their projects along with those who voted.
"These projects came from the community and were voted on by the community and I now look forward to seeing applicants and sponsors getting on with the job of rolling out these projects and the benefits they will provide to the local community," Mr Bromhead said.
The toilets upgrade at Black Head is long overdue.
The existing facility is situated next to the popular pool and beach which is a haven of activity all year round.
The only available toilets are outdated and restrictive.
The new design will see a disabled toilet installed.
The government has allocated $122,251 for the project.
Chatham High School will receive $42,500 to purchase a fully equipped food van.
This will be used by hospitality students and others seeking work experience and training.
The van will be taken to community events and provide real life experience for students.
For $79,500, a new playground at Pacific Palms Public School will cater for the growth of student numbers.
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