Nine local organisations including school P&C associations and local sport clubs will benefit from funding through the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership program.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal Adam Crouch congratulated each organisation for successfully receiving a share of $163,650.
“$40,000 will allow Wamberal Public School to create an entirely new pedestrian entrance to the school grounds, as well as landscaping of the surrounding areas,” Mr Crouch said.
“At Erina Heights Public School, $30,000 will help to boost student safety in the playground by installing a softfall surface.
“The Erina High School special education unit will be upgraded to include shade and outdoor facilities as well as new fencing and gardens, thanks to $29,750 in funding.
“Holgate Public School’s P&C Association will use $17,100 to refurbish an outdoor BBQ and servery area that can be used for fundraising, community and school events.
“The Saratoga Hawks Junior AFL Club’s home ground will be improved thanks to $12,300 for a new water refill station.
“Aspect Central Coast School at Terrigal will design and purchase an $11,500 LED sign to install at the school’s roadside.
“For the first time, the Erina Community Men’s Shed will have their own disabled and ambulant toilet, thanks to a $10,000 grant.
“$8,000 will enable the Scouts Association to fully install and begin operating a 6.5 kilowatt solar panel system.”
“Terrigal Wamberal Junior Rugby League and Youth Club is receiving $5,000 for six security cameras to protect new infrastructure at Brendan Franklin Oval from vandalism.
“I congratulate each of these nine organisations for their successful funding application and I look forward to seeing how each project benefits our wider community.”