Under Round 3 of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund, six community projects in Junee Shire will receive full funding, including;

  • $241,300 to Junee Shire Council
    Enhance the Junee Skate Park – to provide a more appealing facility for the community’s youth and encourage more user groups.
  • $150,417 to Eurongilly District Hall
    Construct a multipurpose tennis court and an additional cricket pitch within the Eurongilly District hall grounds, including new fencing and lighting.
  • $139,756 to Junee Shire Council
    Junee Youth Employment Partnership Program — a partnership between local business, education and local government stakeholders to support young people to be work ready.
  • $98,071 to Junee Golf Club
    Building a steel shed to provide a place for Junior Junee Golf Club members and their families to congregate.
  • $80,000 to Junee Lions Club
    Lions Paper Shed revitalisation project — extending the disabled toilet, new kitchen cupboards and cabinets, gyprock the room, heating, cooling and security.
  • $65,000 for Illabo Showground
    Showground Pavilion building upgrades, including a new kitchen, providing better usage for the facility.

Three of the projects (Illabo Showground Pavillion Upgrade; Lions Club Papershed Revitalisation; and the Junee Golf Club Junior Golf Program) had previously been submitted to the My Community Project funding opportunity in 2019. By having a “shovel-ready” project and a solid application already prepared, these projects were easy to update for submission to the Stronger Country Communities Fund.

Media Coverage

Some of these projects received media coverage:

Official Press Release from Steph Cooke MP, Member for Cootamundra
Junee shire receives $774,544 for community projects »

9 News Riverina Video
A re-vamped skate park, new junior golf program, and an employment scheme have all been pencilled in for Junee »

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