Plans need vote to win

EIGHT projects in the Auburn electorate are vying for a share of $260,000 through the State Government’s ‘My Community Projects’ grants.

Urging residents to vote for the projects they believe should receive funding, State MP for Auburn, Lynda Voltz, said it was a great opportunity for the community of Auburn to have their say.
“There are some fantastic initiatives which local community groups have put forward, with a focus on all areas of our community including kids play areas, fitness and health programs and disadvantaged transport,” she said.
The projects are:

  • $119,000 – The Sydney Olympic Park Business Association: To create a customised app giving residents and visitors the ability to search, find and navigate their way around Sydney Olympic Park;
  • $121,541 – Australian Anatolian Community Services: To purchase a 25-seater bus and provide transport to the volunteers, vulnerable, disadvantaged members who access Anatolian Community Services co-op;
  • $125,620 – Gallipoli Turkish Cultural Foundation: To create a playground for local children on the grounds of the Gallipoli Mosque plus a tea garden in the near future;
  • $100,000 – Anglican Church Property Trust Diocese of Sydney: To create a safe outdoor playground for kids separate to the carpark at the Lidcombe Anglican Church;
  • $103,093 – Pulse Club Combined Waterfront Community Associations Pty Ltd: To create a safe children’s play area plus seating for parents at Wentworth Point;
  • $127,745 – Anglican Church Property Trust – Parish of Berala: Construct a demountable multipurpose learning centre;
  • $30,000 – Cumberland Council – Deliver nature play workshops for children at Merrylands Central Gardens and Auburn Botanic Gardens;
  • $28,980 – Belgravia Leisure: Offer subsidised swimming and fitness classes and health checks for pensioners, homemakers and retirees.
    To vote, sign in to MyServiceNSW and visit Voting closes August 15.