The Coonabarabran community has received a most welcome boost with the announcement of a $17,925 grant for a soft-fall area at Yuluwirri Kids – Coonabarabran Preschool and Long Day Care.
Member for Parkes Mark Coulton has congratulated Warrumbungle Shire Council on their successful application, which has been funded under Round Four of the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme (SCP).
Yuluwirri Kids – Coonabarabran Preschool and Long Day Care also received $40,000 under the Federal Government’s Community Child Care Fund, announced earlier this month.
“This SCP funding is an excellent investment in an important community asset in Coonabarabran, matched by a joint contribution from Warrumbungle Shire Council and NSW Department of Education,” Mr Coulton said.
“The grant will cover a soft-fall area at Yuluwirri Kids – Coonabarabran Preschool and Long Day Care. The Centre will also install climbing equipment so that the children can play together in a fun and safe environment.
“I am very pleased to congratulate Warrumbungle Shire Council on their grant, and I have no doubt an investment in the local preschool and day care will go a long way to keep this great community going.”
In July last year, the Australian Government announced the launch of Round Four of the SCP. The Government’s funding commitment for Round Four is $22.5 million, with up to $150,000 for each electorate. A maximum of 20 projects will be funded in each electorate, with successful projects receiving a grant between $2,500 and $20,000.
For more details on the SCP – Round Four, see https://www.business.gov.au/assistance/stronger-communities-programme
More information about further successful projects in the Parkes electorate will be made available in the near future.