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Gloucester, Dungog projects funded by CBP program

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Gloucester, Gresford, Dungog, Clarence Town and Paterson will boast upgraded infrastructure, thanks to the NSW Government’s 2021 Community Building Partnership (CBP) program.

Ten local projects, including the Gloucester Public School P&C Association’s ninja climbing equipment ($30,000), Gresford Vacy Football Club’s stage 2 kiosk improvement ($29,096), Dungog Junior Rugby League Club’s kiosk upgrade at Bennett Park ($25,000), Clarence Town Rugby League Club’s electronic scoreboard ($24,330) and Country Women’s Association’s building maintenance at Dungog ($23,424), were successful in the latest round of funding.

The Upper Hunter electorate received a total of $400,000, according to state MP Dave Layzell.

“The state government funds will deliver much-needed improvements to local facilities,” he said.

“This is fantastic news for Gloucester, Gresford, Dungog, Clarence Town and Paterson with a total of $175,136 headed to those towns.

“This grassroots funding will directly help create a more vibrant and inclusive local community with positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.

“I congratulate all the organisations that were successful in their application.

“And, I look forward to seeing how these projects make a real difference for our local community groups.”

The Community Building Partnership program has funded more than 16,000 projects since it kicked off in 2009.

In 2022, there will be another $400,000 to allocate in each electorate with applications to open early next year.

For more information about the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership program, visit www.nsw.gov.au/cbp

The full list of successful projects in the Dungog/Gloucester regions of the Upper Hunter electorate for the 2021 round are:

  • Gloucester Public School P&C Assoc. – Ninja climbing equipment – $30,000
  • Gresford Vacy Football Club – Stage 2 kiosk upgrade – $29,096
  • Dungog Junior Rugby League Club – Bennett Park kiosk upgrade – $25,000
  • Clarence Town Rugby League Club – Electronic scoreboard – $24,330
  • Country Women’s Association – CWA Dungog building maintenance – $23,424
  • Gloucester High School P&C Assoc. – Outdoor classrooms – $11,286
  • Paterson River Netball Club – Undercover area – $10,000
  • Gresford P&C Assoc. – School playground equipment replacement – $10,000
  • Gloucester Community Gardens Inc. – Site infrastructure – $7,000
  • Gloucester Country Club – Air-conditioning system update – $5,000

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