The Keira community will benefit from two great projects granted funding from the My Community Project program, Member for Keira, Ryan Park announced today.
A weather shelter will be constructed at Gibson Park Thirroul to provide much needed protection from the elements for spectators attending the cricket and football fields. This project will receive $152,265 in funding.
A project to install water refill stations along the Grand Pacific Walk in Austinmer, Thirroul, Bulli, East Woonona, Bellambi and East Corrimal will receive $111,663.
The successful projects were selected by the community who participated preferential voting process. Residents were asked to rank their favourite initiatives within their electorate from a list of approved projects.
The My Community Project program ran for the first time this years and focussed on initiatives that aim to improve the wellbeing of people and communities.
Mr Park said he was very pleased two projects received a total of $263,928 funding under the My Community Project program.
Quotes attributable to Member for Keira Ryan Park:
“I congratulate everyone involved in the successful projects announced today in the Keira electorate.”
“Each of these projects will be great for the community and have the potential for broad benefits to our local residents and visitors to the region.”
“I am disappointed that only two projects have received funding under this program in the Keira electorate. There were more than 20 great community projects in the Keira electorate that were proposed under this fund and I encourage these groups to consider applying again next year.”