Member for Myall Lakes Stephen Bromhead has announced more than $261,000 in funding for a range of improvement projects for Crown land reserves and community facilities in the region.
Mr Bromhead said the funding was being provided by the NSW Government under its Crown Reserves Improvement Fund.
"It's fantastic to report $261,462 has been secured for regional projects this year under the Crown Reserves Improvement Fund program to maintain and upgrade local reserves as well as facilities located on them," Mr Bromhead said.
"This funding will see infrastructure upgrades to reserves, sportsgrounds and community centres as well as weed control."
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Minister for water, property and housing Melinda Pavey said the NSW Government was providing $51.7 million from the Crown Reserves Improvement Fund to support 705 maintenance projects on Crown reserves across the State this year.
"This year's fund has received a $40 million boost to support communities that have been impacted by bushfires and COVID-19, to fund infrastructure improvements and support jobs for local trades and materials suppliers," Mrs Pavey said.
"Protecting and enhancing Crown land reserves is essential for the well-being of communities and our environment, and to support recreation, tourism, business, and local economies."
Projects being funded across the Myall Lakes include:
- $124,498 to restump the Burrell Creek Public Hall
- $53,000 to create a car park on the Coomba Park Foreshore Reserve
- $27,000 to repair the tennis shed and install basketball and netball nets and a boules court on the Wootton Community Hall and Tennis Courts
- $24,684 to control weeds on Crown land in the MidCoast Council local government area
- $21,300 to install a generator at Killabakh Public Hall and Reserve
- $10,980 to repair and maintain the exterior of the hall at Mitchells Island Literary Institute.
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