Successful My Community Projects Announced

Thursday, 05 September 2019

Mark Coure, Member for Oatley today announced the successful projects which will be funded thanks to the NSW Government’s innovative program My Community Project.

Over $24 million was made available across the State for projects that would make communities more liveable, cultural, accessible, safe, revitalised or healthy.

More than 61,400 people cast their vote through the My Community Project website or voted in person at Service NSW Centres.

The 5 successful projects in the Oatley electorate are projects are:

  • Oatley Remakery & Sustainability Hub- $48,000

A monthly event providing free workshops and repair cafes for residents to learn how to repair and reuse everyday items

  • Penshurst West Public School Playground Upgrades- $75,000

Creating several purposeful playgrounds within the school to encourage physical activity, passive and imaginative play and improve overall well-being

  • Oatley Anglican Church Playground and Meeting Hub- $30,000

Establishing a modern vertical garden, play area and street library in front of Oatley Anglican Church

  • Peakhurst South Community Hall Revitalisation- $49,500

Revitalising the community hall and surrounds to create a more functional, safer and aesthetic facility for school and community use.

  • Oatley RSL Youth Club Air Conditioning- $55,300

Installation of air-conditioning in both Youth Club venues where we provide community-based activities

Mr Coure thanked all applicants and sponsors for taking the time and effort to develop their ideas and promote their projects along with the members of the community who voted.

“The inaugural My Community Project has been a great success in my electorate, with many organisations putting in submissions for original, community-based projects that will benefit many different parts of the local area,” Mr Coure said.

“I would like to thank all who were involved including those who submitted ideas, voted and campaigned for their favourite projects.”

“I look forward to visiting all successful applicants and sponsors and assisting them in rolling out these projects in the local community.”

For further information on the successful projects please visit www.nsw.gov.au/mycommunityproject