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  • Writer's pictureDave Layzell MP


Gloucester and Dungog have secured a share of the Upper Hunter electorate’s $400,000

from the NSW Government’s 2021 Community Building Partnership Program with funding

allocated towards 10 local projects.

Member for Upper Hunter, Dave Layzell, said the State Government funds will deliver much needed improvements to local facilities.

“This is fantastic news for Dungog and Gloucester with a $175,136 boost for these

communities,” Mr Layzell said.

“This grassroots funding will directly help create a more vibrant and inclusive local

community with positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.

“I congratulate all the organisations that were successful in their application and look forward to seeing how these projects make a real difference for our local community groups.”

Successful projects in the CBP 2021 round are:

  • Gloucester Public School P&C Assoc. - Ninja Climbing Equipment $30,000

  • Gloucester High School P&C Assoc. - Outdoor Classrooms $11,286

  • Gloucester Community Gardens Inc. - Site Infrastructure $7,000

  • Gloucester Country Club - Air Conditioning System Update $5,000

  • Gresford Vacy Football Club - Stage 2 Kiosk Upgrade $29,096

  • Dungog Junior Rugby League Club - Bennett Park Kiosk Upgrade $25,000

  • Clarence Town Rugby League Club - Electronic Score Board $24,330

  • Country Women's Association - CWA Dungog Building Maintenance $23,424

  • Paterson River Netball Club - Undercover Area $10,000

  • Gresford P&C Assoc. - School Playground Equipment Replacement $10,000

The Community Building Partnership program has funded more than 16,000 community

projects since it commenced in 2009.

In 2022, there is $400,000 to allocate in each electorate with applications to open in early


For more information about the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership

Program, visit


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