Leslie Williams Announces $300,000 in Community Grants
Twenty seven local community organisations have shared in $300,000 in Community Building Partnership grants, Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams said today.
Announcing the successful grants applicants, Mrs Williams said, “The Community Building Partnerships grants are a fantastic way to directly benefit community groups, create local jobs and increase business opportunities while at the same time enhancing local investment in Port Macquarie, Bonny Hills, the Camden Haven, Moorland, Hannam Vale, Lansdowne, Johns River and Harrington.
“Each year these grants grow in popularity with forty three applications received from across the Port Macquarie electorate.
“Whilst unfortunately not every application can be approved, those that were are extremely happy and cannot wait to commence their projects.
“I will be delighted to see the start of the projects which have successfully received funding grants,” Mrs Williams said.
Local Projects to receive funding include;
- $15,000 Lions Club of Port Macquarie Tacking Point for Stage One of the
Lions Park Lighthouse Beach Project.
- $8,000 Harrington Crowdy Head Marine Rescue to fitout their training
- $4,760 Upper Lansdowne Memorial Hall to improve the water system at
- $15,000 HAARG Inc for the Hastings Autism Resource Centre.
- $9,020 Bonny Hills Progress Association for a road safety bike path.
- $20,000 Kendall Rugby League Football Club to improve lighting at the
Kendall Showground rugby league ground.
- $8,351 Hannam Vale Hall Society for solar panels for the hall.
- $10,000 Meals On Wheels at Laurieton to improve the carpark
- $15,000 Hastings District Respite Care to provide fencing and plant
boundaries for people with dementia.
- $7,800 Endeavour Clubhouse to erect an awning over their deck.
- $10,000 St Josephs Primary School at Laurieton for security fencing
- $15,500 Tacking Point Surf Club to purchase an All-Terrain Rescue vehicle
- $11,022 Douglas Vale Conservation Group to resurface the driveway
- $10,200 Moorland Recreation Reserve Trust for solar panels for the hall.
- $3,500 Port Macquarie Aspect School to expand the learning area for
students with autism.
- $15,600 Camden Haven Surf Club for the replacement of two rescue
- $4,099 Laurieton Men’s Shed for solar panels for the Shed.
- $11,000 Port Macquarie Historical Society to repair the roof of the Port
Macquarie Museum .
- $15,000 Johns River Community Hall and Recreation Reserve Trust to
construct a veranda.
- $2,250 Lansdowne Hall Reserve Trust to purchase a new catering
- $6,600 Port Macquarie R.C Club to build a remote controlled car track
- $15,000 Joey’s House Early Education Centre for solar panels.
- $2,899 Laurieton Swimming Club to purchase a starting device and timing
- $25,159 Rotary Club of Port Macquarie Sunrise for the restoration of the
Tacking Point Lighthouse Keepers Cottage site.
- $10,000 Port Macquarie Arts and Craft Centre to purchase cabinets and
- $24,000 Port Macquarie Hastings Bridge Association for the bitumen
sealing of the Hamilton Green Community carpark.
- $5,240 Hastings District Flying Club for Stage Two of the clubhouse