Seven community projects in the Shellharbour electorate will share in $300,000 funding under the 2016 Community Building Partnerships (CBP) program, Member for Shellharbour, Anna Watson has announced today.

“It has been very pleasing to see the range of proposals which are put forward by the local community under the CBP each year.

“The application process under the CBP just continues to show what a vibrant, energetic and innovative not-for-profit community base we have in the Shellharbour electorate”, she said.

The seven local community projects, which share in the $300,000 CBP funding for 2016 include:

  • Stingrays Rugby League Football Club – $93,202
  • Shell Cove Football Club – $90,000
  • Wallaroo Children’s Centre – $19,195
  • Australian Motorlife Museum – $19,400
  • Beverley Whitfield Pool – $25,000
  • Shellharbour City Seniors AFL Club – $43,203
  • Italian Social Welfare Organisation – $10,000

“The range of projects funded includes upgrades to sporting facilities, laying of new carpet, installation of a new laundry and bathroom facilities, and purchase of a 12-seater minibus”, she said.

Ms Watson said that a new round of CBP funding would be open for applications in the middle of the year and looked forward to new funding applications coming forward from the local community.


15 January 2016