The Stronger Communities Fund was established by the NSW Government to provide recently merged councils with funding to kick start the delivery of projects that improve community infrastructure and services.
Stronger Communities Fund – Major Projects Program has $14 million allocated, split evenly across the three former council areas.
The selection reviewed and finalised the list of project following the community consultation period. The final program of works includes 100 projects to be delivered across the region.
The funds have been allocated in the following areas:
Roads and Bridges
Buildings upgrades or modifications
Public Health (Including cemeteries)
The delivery of these projects will take place between June 2017 and June 2019. A majority of project require significant planning to be undertaken before works can commence.