UPGRADES TO COMMUNITY SPACES IN
TAMWORTH AND GUNNEDAH
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson has announced three community organisations in the Tamworth electorate will share in a total of $141, 440 from the NSW Government to build and improve community spaces that benefit social housing tenants and the broader community.
The funding, which has been provided through Round Three of the Government’s Social Housing Community Improvement Fund (SHCIF) provides one-off grants of up to $50,000 to councils, not-for-profit organisations and private sector organisations to undertake physical improvements in social housing communities or other areas visited by social housing tenants.
Mr Anderson said four projects will be funded across Tamworth and Gunnedah including:
A large undercover area to establish a community garden in South Street, Gunnedah ($45,917)
An undercover area and cultural beautification in Barber Street Gunnedah ($45,623)
Establishing a new outdoor kitchen, outdoor amenities and laundry space for Flourish Australia in O’Connell Street, Tamworth($40,000)
Fencing upgrades to the Youth Spaces area in View Street, Gunnedah ($9,900).
“This funding would assist in promoting better integration between social housing and the broader community,” Mr Anderson said.
“Funding from the SHCIF not only improves community facilities, but brings tenants, neighbours and the wider community together.”
For a full list of successful projects and more information on the fund visit http://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/SHCIF