Major Funding Announcements

Family & Community Services

  • $34,270,919 – Total funding for South West Sydney Family and Community Services District that includes Wollondilly with various early intervention programmes for 2014/15
  • $10.03 million – Social Housing works
  • $1.39 million – Improvements to public housing 2014/15
  • $1.2 million – Supported accommodation projects

Planning

  • $3.4 million – Growth works to service urban development
  • $1.6 million – Growth works to service urban development

Education

  • $25 million – State-wide funding – Free vocational scholarships for young people in New South Wales
  • $20 million – State-wide funding – Subsidies which will allow reduction child care fees
  • $5 million – Picton High School upgrades
  • $4.35 million – 8 new Classrooms for Bowral Public School
  • $4.1 million – 10 new classrooms for Wilton Public School

Agriculture

  • $12.5 million – bio security upgrades at Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute which tackles outbreaks such as the equine flu outbreak and helping farmers combat Myrtle Rust.

Water

  • $102 million – Funding for sewerage works in Wollondilly – Wastewater Scheme Bargo/Buxton
  • $84 million – Warragamba Dam upgrades
  • $65.2 million – Appin Priority Sewerage Scheme
  • $49.1 million – Bargo Priority Sewerage Scheme
  • $36 million – Buxton Priority Sewerage Scheme
  • $17.3 million – Wilton Priority Sewerage Scheme
  • $14.2 million – Douglas Park Sewerage Scheme
  • $3.84 million – Yerrinbool sewerage upgrade
  • $3.5 million – Maintenance of water distribution system
  • $3.3 million – Sydney Catchment Authority works
  • $2.8 million – Sydney Catchment Authority works
  • $2.8 million – Sydney catchment major works, including Warragamba Dam
  • $2.8 million – Sydney Catchment Authority upgrade works
  • $1 million – Maintenance of water distribution systems

Environment

  • $19.8 million – Establishment of NSW seed bank at Mount Annan Botanical Gardens
  • $1.9 million – Research work at Thirlmere Lakes
  • $1 million – Establishment of Dharawal National Park at Appin

Emergency Services

  • $2.3 million – construction of new fire station at Picton

Health

  • $1.6 billion – State-wide funding – Increased mental health spending
  • $300 million – Upgrade to Campbelltown Hospital Stage 2
  • $134 million – Campbelltown Hospital Stage 1 – expanded emergency department, loading dock, 4 birthing suites, 2 room cardiac catheter laboratory interventional suite, co-located floor in a new building comprising ambulatory, out patients, anti-natal, allied health consult rooms and treatment spaces as well as clinical space for pathology and clinical information.
  • $50 million – Bowral Hospital upgrade
  • $9 million – New Clinical School at Campbelltown Hospital
  • $5.4 million – 85 additional nurses for South West Sydney Health District
  • $1.8 million – Brown St, Mental Health refurbishment

Multiculturalism, Disability Services & Ageing

  • $4 million– NDIS funding – Regional and Rural NSW
  • $3 million – Purchase land for new accommodation for people with disabilities

Roads and Infrastructure

  • $1.7 billion – Westconnex to ease City congestion
  • $300 million – Upgrade of 31 kms of The Northern Road between Narellan Road and M4 motorway
  • $280 million – Camden Valley Way
  • $250 million – New motorway from M7 to The Northern Road
  • $137.5 million – Pavement rebuilding within Wollondilly
  • $114 million – Narellan Road additional lanes
  • $100 million – Bringelly road upgrade
  • $40 million – Picton Road, further upgrade, installation of lifesaving median barriers
  • $32 million – State-wide funding – Flashing lights to all schools
  • $25 million – M5 widening
  • $20 million – Upgrades to Appin Road
  • $20 million – Upgrades to Appin Road
  • $9.54 million – Resurfacing of State roads in Wollondilly
  • $9 million – Wollondilly Shire Council Loan Infrastructure Renewal Scheme for roads and bridges
  • $5.35 million – Upgrades to Hume Motorway
  • $4.76 million – Improvement works on state roads in Wollondilly
  • $4.27 million – Maintenance on State Roads in Wollondilly
  • $3.227 million – Weight of Loads programme
  • $3.2 million – Regional Road grant to Wollondilly Shire Council
  • $2.87 million – Routine road works
  • $2.75 million – Minor bridge and drainage upgrades
  • $2.582 million – Line marking and traffic signal repairs
  • $2.509 million – Pavement rebuilding and resurfacing on Mt Ousley Road, Appin Road and the Hume Highway
  • $2.5 million – Rest Area upgrade at Pheasants Nest Service Centre
  • $2.43 million – Grants to Wollondilly Shire Council for roads
  • $2.41 million – Wollondilly Shire Council for road maintenance
  • $2.2 million – Regional Road Grant to council
  • $2.08 million – Regional Road Grant to council
  • $2 million – Traffic lights at Picton Road/Hume Highway
  • $1.7 million – to replace 3 aging timber bridges
  • $1.7 million – Pavement upgrade on Hume Motorway at Moreton Park overbridge south of Menangle.
  • $1.68 million – Minor repairs on State roads in Wollondilly
  • $1.54 million Wingecarribee Shire Council road maintenance grant 2015/16
  • $1.24 million – Overbridge maintenance, car park refurbishment and other works
  • $1.2 million – Pavement rebuilding on Hume Highway
  • $1.1 million – Wollondilly kerb and guttering
  • $1.02 million – Safety barriers Hume Highway at Yanderra
  • $1 million – Repair of bridge over Nepean river on Hume Highway at Pheasants Nest
  • $1 million – Pavement upgrade on Hume Motorway from 3.3 to 4.8kms north of Illawarra Highway

Transport

  • $2.1 billion – South West Rail Link
  • $21.3 million – Engineering, operational and environmental investigations for the Maldon to Dombarton Freight Line planning project.
  • $6.76 million – South West Community Transport
  • $2.29 million – Rail maintenance
  • $1.18 million – Rail projects

Law & Order

  • $14.85 million – new police station for Southern Highlands

Finance & Services

  • $883,000 – Mittagong Service NSW Centre

 

Other Funding & Grants

Indigenous Affairs

  • $3,000 – Tharawal Local Aboriginal Land Council NAIDOC Programme in Thirlmere
  • $1,500 – Tharawal Local Aboriginal Land Council NAIDOC Programme in Picton
  • $600 – Tharawal Local Aboriginal land Council Community Programme in Picton

Family & Community Services

  • $484,000 – Aboriginal housing works
  • $1,537 – Youth Week Activities
  • $1,537 – Youth Week Activities
  • $1,537 – Youth Week Activities

Energy and Resources

  • $394,115 – Family Energy rebate – Helping families with electricity costs

Sport

  • $726,000 – Wollondilly Electorate – Cycle Connecting Centres Program
  • $42,500 – Wollondilly Knights AFL – New clubhouse
  • $41,000 – Thirlmere/Tahmoor Junior Rugby League Club – New canteen
  • $30,000 – Sporting Shooters Association – Soundproofing of firing line and other upgrades
  • $25,000 – Bargo Sportsground – Construction of amenities building
  • $25,000 – His House Incorporated – Upgrade centre to increase indoor hockey, football and other indoor sports
  • $23,000 – Picton Rugby League Club – Wheelchair access to club house
  • $22,924 – Tahmoor District Cricket Club – Cricket sight screens
  • $22,725 – Macarthur District Soccer Association – New grandstand seating
  • $20,000 – Burragorang District Soccer Club – Replacement of club house and toilets
  • $20,000 – Sporting Shooters Association – Funding for benchrest rifle shooting at Silverdale
  • $19,790 – Forest Clay Target Club Oakdale – Construction of new trap house and trap
  • $19,244 – Forest Clay Target Club – Removal of trees and new machine
  • $15,000 – Bong Bong Picnic Race Club – Sewerage System upgrade
  • $15,000 – Appin Rugby League Football Club – Construction of dugouts and wall for BBQ area
  • $15,000 – Picton Sportsground – Amenities building
  • $14,290 – Wollondilly Netball Association – Upgrade of playing surface of netball courts
  • $14,000 – AFL – Installation of a field perimeter fence
  • $13,000 – Construction of BMX track at Tahmoor
  • $10,340 – Warradale District Soccer Club – Child friendly fencing
  • $10,000 – Tahmoor Sportsground – Awning on netball canteen
  • $10,000 – Appin Junior Rugby Football League – Seating and pathway project
  • $10,000 – Macarthur Baseball League – Upgrade of surface and installation of diamond field
  • $9,500 – Antill Park Country Golf Club – Repairs to buildings
  • $9,000 – Picton Tennis Club – Player surface upgrade
  • $7,540 – Wollondilly Junior Australian Football Club – AFL development
  • $7,000 – His House Incorporated – Indoor sports centre upgrade and resurface car park
  • $6,000 – Buxton Netball Club – Funding for netball club
  • $5,500 – Wollondilly Trailblazers Mountain Bike Club – Construction of Mountain Bike Trail
  • $5,000 – The Oaks Horse and Pony Club – Extension to Club House
  • $5,000 – The Oaks Tennis Court – Surface upgrade
  • $5,000 – Tahmoor Netball – Extension to canteen
  • $5,000 – Appin Oval – Landscaping, shading and signage improvements
  • $4,818 – Warradale Little Athletics Club – Commercial fridge for club
  • $4,311 – Sporting Shooters Association – Upgrade of steps at entry point of firing line at Silverdale
  • $4,035 – Wollondilly Junior Australian Football Club – Increasing youth participation
  • $3,325 – Warragamba Netball Club – Development of netball coach and umpire training
  • $3,000 – Bargo Sportsground – Drainage upgrade
  • $1,135 – Tahmoor District Netball Club – Training for coaches and umpires

Veteran’s Affairs

  • $30,000 – Picton, Thirlmere Bargo RSL Sub Branch – New hall
  • $10,000 – RSL Lifecare – Heritage walk at QV Gardens
  • $8,000 – RSL LifeCare – Heritage Walk at Taara Gardens
  • $3,300 – Picton, Thirlmere, Bargo RSL Sub Branch – Remembrance Walkway

Education

  • $311,000 – to complete Wilton Public School
  • $77,649 – Wilton Primary School P&C – Fixed playground equipment with freefall base
  • $30,000 – Mater Dei supporting kids with special needs
  • $20,000 – Warragamba Pre School – Upgrade kitchen and craft area
  • $20,000 – Warragamba Pre School – Fixed playground equipment
  • $13,840 – Wilton Big Fat Smiles Pre School – Installation of awnings and closed fence
  • $9,012 – Life Education NSW – Wheelchair lift to children
  • $8,000 – Big Fat Smiles Preschool Picton – Creation of parent entry foyer
  • $5,380 – Southern Highlands Christian School – Installation of all-weather synthetic pitch
  • $4,475 – Mittagong Pre School – Sustainable garden and green house

Local Government

  • $79,000 – Illawarra/Wingecarribee Local Decision Making – Program funding

Agriculture

  • $17,000 – Picton District Agricultural Horticultural and Industrial Society – Multi-purpose shelter
  • $4,450 – Picton District Agricultural Horticultural and Industrial Society – Building of sheep showing area

Environment

  • $9,428 – Wirrimbirra Wildlife Sanctuary – Installation of solar power system
  • $9,100 – Wollondilly Environmental Resource Centre – Outdoor Classroom Area

Emergency services

  • $330,000 – Yanderra RFS Cat 1 tanker
  • $150,000 – new ambulance for Picton
  • $18,500 – Silverdale RFS – Renovation of station
  • $7,900 – Bargo RFS – Box trailer and equipment

Health

  • $15,000 – WILMA Women’s Health Centre – Child minding room facility
  • $14,933 – Cancer and Community Wellness Centre Thirlmere – Help to establish wellness centre
  • $10,000 – Cancer and Community Wellness Centre Thirlmere – Provision of accommodation for cancer patients and their families
  • $4,000 – WILMA Women’s Health Centre – Development of aquatic weight loss programme

Arts

  • $10,000 – Southern Highlands Youth Arts council – Mary Poppins birthplace story well in Bowral

Law & Order

  • $220,000 – Court upgrade programme

Multiculturalism, Disability Services & Ageing

  • $800,000 – ADHC services funding
  • $100,000 – Macarthur Disability Services – Funding support for local services
  • $80,000 – Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative – Programme funding
  • $19,500 – Disability Services Australia Picton – Sensory garden and learning area

Public facilities

  • $561,584 – Wingecarribee Shire Council Loan Infrastructure Renewal Scheme for Mittagong Pool
  • $20,000 – Wollondilly Shire Hall – Art and cultural space works
  • $16,670 – Ambarvale Recreation Centre – Pool tiling and other repairs
  • $15,000 – Warragamba/Silverdale Neighbourhood Centre – Install rainwater tank and awning at WigWam.
  • $15,000 – Birrahlee Park Yanderra – Playground equipment
  • $14,000 – Welcome to Wollondilly Sign
  • $10,000 – Dunbar Street Park Silverdale – Playground equipment
  • $10,000 – Mt Hunter Community Hall – Hall upgrade
  • $9,000 – Harold Noakes Park, The Oaks – Furniture and Landscaping
  • $8,000 – Bargo Community Hall – New flooring
  • $5,000 – Appin Park – Installation of public exercise equipment
  • $5,000 – Emmett Park Tahmoor – Park equipment and pathway
  • $3,300 – Yanderra Public School toilet budget
  • $2,000 – Glenquarry Peace memorial Hall repairs

Community organisations

  • $40,686 – Warragamba Men’s Shed – Car park, Kitchen and Disabled toilet.
  • $36,000 – Community Links Wollondilly for youth programmes
  • $34,544 – His House Incorporated – Provision of cinema
  • $15,000 – Tahmoor Baptist Community Centre – Installation of kitchen
  • $15,000 – Tahmoor Men’s Shed – Extension to shed to cater for new members
  • $10,000 – Appin Men’s Shed – Grant towards the establishment of shed and market garden
  • $10,000 – The Oaks Men Shed – Establishment of Shed
  • $10,000 – Appin Scouts – Repair to building
  • $10,000 – Tahmoor Men’s Shed – Community garden and extension of shed
  • $10,000 – Picton Scouts – Safety equipment
  • $10,000 – PCYC Mittagong – Repairs to Timber Floor
  • $8,000 – Buxton Community Association – Sewerage connection
  • $8,000 – Wingecarribee Community Services Inc. – Installation of solar panels
  • $5,000 – Southern Highlands Botanic Gardens – Paths and shade sails
  • $5,000 – St Vincent de Paul – New shed for volunteers at the Picton Centre
  • $5,000 – Picton Scouts – Safety work to enable scouts to use the hall
  • $3,000 – Picnic area by Tahmoor Mud Fun

Churches & Religious Institutions

  • $38,750 – Samoan Assembly of God – Construction of stage area
  • $24,800 – Tahmoor Uniting Church – Provision of undercover space for youth activities
  • $20,000 – Mittagong Presbyterian Church – Accessible Toilet installation
  • $15,000 – Picton/Wilton Anglican Church – Upgrades to building and demountables
  • $10,000 – Menangle Anglican Church – Community war memorial grant
  • $10,000 – Picton Uniting Church – Fence replacement and solar power installation
  • $10,000 – The Oaks Anglican Church – Disabled access ramp
  • $10,000 – Tahmoor Anglican Church – Upgrade to hall
  • $9,855 – Warragamba Anglican Church – Turfing of yard
  • $8,000 – The Oaks Catholic Church – Repairs including men’s shed and conference centre
  • $6,850 – St Stephens Thirlmere – New air-conditioning
  • $6,738 – The Oaks Anglican Church – Child proof safety fence
  • $5,000 – Tahmoor Presbyterian Church – Upgrade kids facility
  • $3,300 – Picton, Wilton Anglican Church – Organ repair
  • $2,700 – Picton Uniting Church – Chairs with arm rests for the elderly
  • $1,399 – Cawdor Uniting Church – Ride on mower

Roads and Infrastructure

  • $998,000 – Funding for routine and minor road safety works
  • $970,000 – Wire rope barrier Hume Highway at Douglas Park
  • $955,000 – Maintenance to strengthen bridges
  • $912,000 – Silverdale Rd regional repair funding
  • $825,000 – Improve existing road surface at Remembrance Driveway and Mt Hercules Road, Razorback
  • $825,000 – Improvements for Remembrance Drive
  • $752,000 – Investigation contribution to a new transport corridor
  • $710,869 – School crossing supervisors
  • $700,000 – Traffic signals on Bong Bong and Merrigang Streets, Bowral
  • $677,000 – Routine road safety works
  • $650,000 – Construction of traffic lights at Old Hume Highway and Braemar Avenue, Braemar
  • $605,000 – Pavement resurfacing within Wollondilly
  • $605,000 – Resurfacing of the Hume Highway
  • $600,000 – Bridge repairs at Glenlee
  • $566,000 – Maintenance of roads including slope, retaining walls and drainage
  • $550,000 – Road safety improvements at The Oaks Road and Estonian Road, Thirlmere
  • $524,000 – Grants to Wingecarribee Shire Council for road maintenance
  • $500,000 – Further repairs of Victoria Bridge over Stonequarry Creek.
  • $400,000 – Repair of Victoria Bridge
  • $400,000 – Pavement rebuilding on Appin Road 3.8kms West of Loddon River
  • $400,000 – Upgrade of bridge on Picton Road over Hume Highway at Maldon
  • $393,000 – Installation of a one lane roundabout at Avon Dam Road and Lupton Road, Bargo
  • $360,000 – Roundabout installation on the corner of Lyell & Owen Streets, Mittagong
  • $303,000 – Road works from Silverdale Road to Garlicks Road at Orangeville
  • $300,000 – Installation of safety barrier at Appin Road and Colliery Road, Appin
  • $300,000 – Removal of hazards and road works at West Parade and Camden Road in Couridjah
  • $295,000 – Road works on Burragorang Road between Wineshop Road Oakdale and Dairy Road, The Oaks
  • $294,000 – Renewal works on signs, traffic signals and line markings
  • $288,000 – Grants to council to maintain their local traffic facilities
  • $280,000 – Grant to Council to maintain their local traffic facilities
  • $280,000 – Road alignment and widening on remembrance Driveway at Wellers Road, Bargo
  • $273,000 – Widen existing road shoulder and other road works on Remembrance Drive
  • $250,000 – Repair to Appin Road bridge
  • $250,000 – Intersection improvement at Picton Rd and Menangle Rd, Maldon
  • $220,000 – Install roadside shoulder and safety barrier on roadside and other works on Menangle Road and Picton Road, Douglas Park
  • $211,000 – Minor traffic management works
  • $188,000 – Contribution to Campbelltown Council to construct a shared user path on Menangle Road.
  • $174,000 – Traffic management works
  • $172,000 – Road safety improvements at Drapers Rd, Colo Vale
  • $171,000 – Road safety improvements at Range Rd, Mittagong
  • $130,000 – Provision of high skid wearing surface and 1.2 metre wide audio tactile painted median at Remembrance Drive, Bargo.
  • $128,763 – Pedestrian refuges and kerb ramps on Wilson Drive, Hill Top
  • $100,000 – Traffic and safety study at Moss Vale Road from Links Road to Eridge Park Road, Bowral
  • $88,000 – Provision of high skid wearing surface and audio tactile centre line at Wilton Road, Wilton.
  • $69,000 – construction of 2.5 metre wide off road shared pathway on Remembrance Drive, Tahmoor.
  • $66,000 – Minor road safety works
  • $57,000 – Traffic light, signs and road markings maintenance
  • $55,000 – Signs and road markings and traffic light maintenance
  • $53,000 – Property works to Berrima St, Mittagong
  • $52,000 – Improvement work such as the rest areas and noise abatement to State Roads
  • $36,000 – Provision of high skid wearing surface, improved delineation Montpelier Drive, Mowbray Park
  • $32,000 – Installation of wire rope safety barriers on Appin Road
  • $26,000 – Road safety officers
  • $15,000 – Design of off-road shared path on Railway Parade, Mittagong
  • $2,000 – Routine traffic management works

Transport

  • $996,000 – Improvements to rail infrastructure
  • $913,000 – Upgrade rail infrastructure
  • $788,000 – Rail maintenance
  • $500,000 – Picton station upgrade
  • $245,000 – Wollondilly public transport enhancement scheme funding