Jobs fund supports 127 new jobs on the Coast

Sprint Horticulture at Peats Ridge

More than $1.98M will be injected into Central Coast business, thanks to Round Two of the NSW Government’s Regional Job Creation Fund.

Parliamentary Secretary for Central Coast Adam Crouch said the funding would go towards creating over 127 full-time jobs on the Coast.

“Krumbled Foods Pty Ltd is receiving $1.3M towards establishing a new facility, relocating manufacturing of their health bars to the Central Coast,” he said.

“By providing Krumbled Foods with this funding we will be helping create 89 full-time jobs for Central Coast locals.” 

Sprint Horticulture Pty Ltd at Peats Ridge will receive $280,000 towards the construction of their new packing shed and greenhouse. This funding will create 15 full-time on-going jobs.

Additionally, Pipeline Operations Pty Ltd based in Berkeley Vale will be able to upgrade their current manufacturing line and purchase new equipment thanks to $140,000.

“This fund has a proven history of providing businesses with the additional resources needed to fast-track their growth plans, expand their operations, and creates a solid base for job creation in our regions,” Crouch said.

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW, Paul Toole said the NSW Government’s $140M Regional Job Creation Fund was on track to create more than 6,500 new direct jobs in regional NSW.

“The Regional Job Creation Fund continues to attract new investment from businesses and enable economic recovery across agriculture, manufacturing and tourism industries and ensure they continue to thrive now and into the future,” he said.

“This funding exemplifies the NSW Government’s commitment to build robust regional economies, which is giving businesses, employees and their families confidence in the growth and prosperity of regional NSW.”

Under the Regional Job Creation Fund, eligible businesses can apply for grants to support the purchase of new equipment, expand facilities, create new tourist experiences and visitor attractions or relocate businesses from out of state to regional NSW, leading to the creation of new jobs.

Source:

Media release, August 3

Parliamentary Secretary Central Coast, Adam Crouch

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