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FUNDING OF $760,000 FOR HAY COMMUNITY PROJECTS

FUNDING OF $760,000 FOR HAY COMMUNITY PROJECTS

 

NSW GOVERNMENT FUNDING OF $760,000 FOR HAY COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Member for Murray Austin Evans announced Council will receive $760,000 in funding to breathe life into local community projects as part of the NSW Government’s $200 million Stronger Country Communities fund.

Mr Evans said Hay is set to benefit from a $560,000 re-development of the Hay Park Playground and a $200,000 development of the Hay Library. “This investment by the Government in Hay will provide residents with improved facilities that the whole region can enjoy.

“This is fantastic news for Hay,” Mr Evans said. “Our community has been calling out for upgrades to local facilities and I’m thrilled these can now be carried out.

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro said the government is committed to supporting regional communities and their crucial infrastructure.

“The Stronger Country Communities fund is a once-in-a-generation investment and it will provide regional towns with the infrastructure they deserve,” Mr Barilaro said.

The Stronger Country Communities fund is part of the NSW Government’s $1.3 billion Regional Growth Fund, designed to improve economic growth and productivity with investment in regional communities

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