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Funding for Port Macquarie Surf Life Saving Club approved

The Australian Government is continuing to deliver on its election commitment to fund infrastructure upgrades in Lyne, today announcing the approval of $110,000 for the for the Port Macquarie Surf Life Saving Club upgrade.

Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Jamie Briggs and Federal Member for Lyne Dr David Gillespie announced that the Australian Government has approved funding so that the project can be delivered.

“I’m delighted to be delivering on a commitment I made prior to the 2013 election.” Dr Gillespie said.

“This will make a longstanding difference to our community by improving clubhouse amenities and facilities for Port Macquarie’s volunteer lifesavers.

“The project works will include replacing the clubhouse roof and extending the existing veranda.

“Fire safety and disabled access compliance works will also be undertaken.

“The upgrade is expected to begin this month and is scheduled for completion by the end of June 2015.” Dr Gillespie said.

Assistant Minister Briggs said the Australian Government is committed to infrastructure projects which deliver jobs and grow the local economy. 

“Altogether, the Government is delivering $350.9 million toward community projects across Australia through the Community Development Grants Programme.”

The Community Development Grants Programme is administered by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.

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