Drought Communities Program Funding for Mid Western Projects

posted Mar 19, 2019, 11:46 AM by 2MG Real FM   [ updated Mar 19, 2019, 11:47 AM ]
$1 million in upgrades will be carried out at community facilities in Mudgee, Gulgong, Rylstone and Kandos with funding announced yesterday from Federal Government's Drought Communities Program.

Federal Member for Calare, Andrew Gee says that the funds will flow to a number of projects.


Projects will include:
  • construction of outdoor camp kitchen amenities at the Mudgee Showground;
  • upgrade of the existing canteen at the Mudgee Saleyards;
  • installation of a new irrigation system at the Rylstone Showground;
  • technology equipment and furniture will be installed at the Mudgee Library;
  • construction of a water filtration plant that produces potable water at the Cudgegong Waters Park;
  • the provision of a bus and coach access to Red Hill Environment & Education Centre in Gulgong;
  • safety improvements to the Rylstone Caravan Park through works and installations;
  • installation of a video scoreboard, and player seating at the Glen Willow Regional Sports Stadium;
  • a section of the shared Kandos-Rylstone pathway between Kandos Swimming Pool and Kandos Sewerage Treatment Plant will be repaired;
  • replacement of a scoreboard and the installation of discus nets at Waratah Park, Kandos;
  • replacement of the field fence at Victoria Park, Gulgong; and
  • concreting of new footpaths at Rylstone.
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