$400,000 Shellharbour Community Building Partnerships announced


14 local community groups in the Shellharbour electorate will share in $400,000 of funding under theCommunity Building Partnerships program announced today by Member for Shellharbour, Anna Watson MP.

“I am delighted to have presented the 14 successful community groups in my electorate with a special certificate at a morning tea at Shellharbour Surf Club earlier today.

“This is the fourth year that I have had the pleasure to work with local community groups and deliver funding for much needed local community infrastructure.

“Over the last four years, I’ve been pleased to secure $1.4 million in Community Building Partnerships program funding grants for the Shellharbour electorate.

“The Community Building Partnerships program was an initiative started by the former State Labor Government.

“Working closely with so many local community groups and dedicated volunteers in one of the best parts of being a local Member of Parliament”, Ms Watson said.

Funding for the 2014 Community Building Partnerships in the Shellharbour electorate are as follows:

Organisation Project Funding Amount
Marine Rescue Shellharbour Unit Upgrade to Marine Rescue Shellharbour Base Building $30,616
Shellharbour Surf Life Saving Club Construction of Uniform Store $6,000
Dapto Citizens Bowling Club Construction of Children’s Area $20,000
Oak Flats Cricket Club Upgrade of Off-Field Amenities at Geoff Shaw Oval $50,000
Warilla Barrack-Point Surf Life Saving Club Upgrade of Surf Club Building $48,000
Shellharbour Dolphins Swim Club Beverly Whitfield Pool amenities extension $50,000
Lake Illawarra South Cricket Club Construction of new club rooms and amenities block $50,000
Wallaroo Children’s Centre Children’s bathroom upgrade $31,000
St Vincent de Paul Society Oak Flats Volunteer Centre improvements $6,500
Shellharbour City Arts Society Development of Shellharbour City Arts Precinct $30,000
City of Wollongong Aerial Patrol Hangar and office upgrade $9,000
Warilla Occasional Care Centre Interior and exterior paint job $14,686
Wollongong City Council Fencing replacement at Webb Park $10,000
Lakeside Lions Junior Soccer Club Upgrade of clubhouse $44,198


30 January 2015