Community Funding Boosts for Menai

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NSW Treasurer Mike Baird has confirmed that over $90 million will be allocated in the budget to continue the Community Building Partnership program over the next four years.

The Community Building Partnership program enables community groups and local councils to build, refurbish or enhance community infrastructure, while providing jobs for local tradespeople in our electorate.

This program is important to community organisations who rely on funding like this and this announcement shows we are listening to the community.
We received over $1.3 million in requests for community funding for only a pool of $300,000 in grants available.
The money will go towards 13 different infrastructure and building works for community groups across the electorate.
The successful applicants were:

- Waterproof coating, Helles Park Clubhouse for Barefoot Waterskiiers NSW, Chipping Norton.

- Bathroom floor renovations for a house for Civic Disability Services, Menai.

- Building a new batting enclosure for Illawong Baseball Club, Illawong.

- Upgrades to toilet facilities with accessible access, lighting, water tank and drivers stand for Liverpool Radio Rallycross Car Club Inc, Moorebank.

- Construction of infrastructure and purchase of equipment for Menai Men’s Shed, Alfords Point.

- Establishment of a Menai Community Garden.

- Refurbishment of the change rooms, canteen and amenities for Moorebank Baseball Softball Club

- 1st Bangor Scout Hall – General repairs

- 1st Alfords Point/Menai Scout Hall repairs

- 1st Como/Jannali Scout Hall repairs

- Menai building improvements for Shire Wide Youth Services

- Fencing around amenities building – Ernie Smith Reserve, Moorebank for Southern Districts Soccer Football Assoc.

- Second floor addition to Sutherland Shire Family Services Centre, Jannali.