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$330,000 for Community in Wallsend Electorate

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State Member for Wallsend, Ms Sonia Hornery MP, has secured grant funding of $329,231 for a number of projects as part of the 2018 Community Building Partnership (CBP) program.

The funds are for new community infrastructure projects that will enhance much needed local facilities.

The funding aims to create more vibrant and inclusive communities and deliver positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.

Some of the key projects which successfully obtained a grant include:

• Lambton/Waratah Scout Group – $25,059 for the construction of an indoor bathroom at the Lambton/Waratah Scout Hall.
• Plattsburg Park Baseball Facility – $25,000 for a facility upgrade and realignment.
• Glendore Public School – $30,000 for the construction of a new basketball court.
• Zara’s House – $30,000 for an upgrade to the existing facility to make it a welcoming home for refugees.

The other successful Projects in the Wallsend electorate for 2018 are:

• Tarro Public School P & C Assoc.
• Our Lady of Victories Primary School
• Glendale Technology High School P & C Assoc.
• Wallsend Community Preschool
• Jesmond Early Education Centre
• Wallsend Public School P & C Assoc.
• Glendore Child Care Centre
• Wallsend Training and Development Centre Inc.
• NuSwim Swimming Club Inc.
• Margaret Jurd College (NSW) Ltd.

Quotes attributable to Member for Wallsend, Sonia Hornery

“This grassroots funding will directly benefit our community and will deliver new infrastructure for schools and community groups, and will help pay for much-needed improvements.”

“Congratulations to all the organisations that were successful in their application and I am pleased this funding will help community groups make a positive difference in the local area.”

Wallsend – Community Building Partnership program


2018 Successful Projects Organisation Project title Amount Funded
Glendore Public School P & C Assoc.Construction of New Basketball Court$30,000
The Scouts Association of Australia NSW BranchConstruct an Indoor Bathroom in Scout Hall$25,059
Tarro Public School P & C Assoc.Shade Sail Over Play Equipment$20,000
Our Lady of Victories Primary SchoolLearning Through Play$15,000
Refugees and Partners Inc.Making the Zara’s House Centre a “Welcoming Home” for Refugees$30,000
Glendale Technology High School P & C Assoc.Multi Purpose Centre Cooling Project$12,000
Newcastle City CouncilPlattsburgh Park Baseball Facility Upgrade/Realignment$25,000
Wallsend Community PreschoolInternal Painting and Security$14,240
Jesmond Early Education CentreUpgrade the Flooring$15,000
Wallsend Public School P & C Assoc.School Canteen Refurbishment$45,000
Glendore Child Care CentrePlayground Rejuvenation- Structural$15,000
Wallsend Training and Development Centre Inc.Solar and LED Lights$10,242
NuSwim Swimming Club Inc.Electronic Timing System$57,100
Margaret Jurd College (NSW) Ltd.Returf Play Area$15,590
 TOTAL $329,231