Eight new grants awarded

Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Adam Crouch, with members of Marine Rescue Central Coast

Eight local organisations including schools, a sport club and Marine Rescue volunteers will receive a share of $192,041 from the State Government’s Community Building Partnership program.

Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch, said the funding would make a real difference to the wider community.

“Holgate Public School is receiving $41,378 to install shade sails that cover the school playground and outdoor stage area so that kids are protected from the sun,” Crouch said.

“Terrigal High School will receive $41,000 for outdoor fitness and team building activity stations and at Terrigal Public School, the current worn and unsafe section of oval will be renewed with $29,000 for natural and artificial turf.

“Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Parish in Serpentine Road, Terrigal, will benefit from a $25,000 kitchen upgrade to serve meals to needy and elderly residents in our community.

“The foyer at Central Coast Basketball Stadium will be repaired and refurbished thanks to $20,000 for ceiling tiles, light fittings and a new wall.

“North Avoca Surf Life Saving Club is receiving $15,500 for a number of OH&S repairs.

“A new suite of Raymarine electronic and navigational systems will be installed in Marine Rescue Central Coast’s two newest rescue vessels, CC30 and CC21, thanks to $10,163 in funding.

“At Aspect Central Coast School, $10,000 will go towards the installation of a PA system that alerts students and teachers to transition times and emergency evacuations”.

Media release, May 27
Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch