Showground arenas get $30,000 to fix uneven ground

Fourteen projects share $300,000 from the State Government’s Community Building Partnership program.

State MP Janelle Saffin encouraged local organisations to sign up for alerts about the CBP program so they are notified when information about the next round is confirmed.

Who got the money?

Kyogle LGA

$30,000 to Kyogle Show Society for repairing the showground’s three arena surfaces to make them safe for competitors and exhibitors as the ground has become uneven and sloping.

$16,000 to Bonalbo and District Community Hall towards the removal of ceiling tiles that pose a risk to volunteers and hall users, replacing them with new ones.

$7,700 to the Country Women’s Association of NSW, Tabulam Branch for supplying and installing a 4.5kW grid connect solar system including panels, inverter, mounting rail and balance of the system.

$5,500 to Girl Guides Association of NSW for the Kyogle Girl Guide Hall kitchen upgrade (purchase stainless steel materials to replace a kitchen that was destroyed by flood.

Tabulam CWA can fund a solar system to the clubhouse.

Lismore City LGA:

The Lismore Soup Kitchen Incorporated $33,350.

Lismore Memorial Amateur Swimming Club $19,353.

Northern NSW Helicopter Rescue for night vision goggles $18,970.

RSL LifeCare to commission a local artist to install a mural as a war memorial/commemorative space at Chauvel Village Goonellabah, honouring Sir Harry Chauvel, of the Australian Lighthorse $5,000.

Tenterfield Shire LGA:

Tenterfield Chamber of Tourism Industry & Business $30,000.

Mingoola Hall Management Committee Incorporated $29,439.

Tweed Shire and Byron Shire also received funding for projects.

The information in this report was provided by the office of MP Janelle Saffin.

In the cattle arena at Kyogle Show. Photos: Susanna Freymark

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