The old Buxton Hall is being renovated, thanks to $139,632 of funding from the Australian Government under the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program.
Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor said the overall program funding was boosted to $390 million to further support communities around Australia to recover from the 2019-20 bushfires.
“As part of the $2.1 billion National Bushfire Recovery Fund, the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program is backing projects which the affected communities have said will best support their ongoing recovery,” Mr Taylor said.
He noted that local community projects in Wollondilly and the Southern Highlands will receive $6.4 million in support. They include:
- $391,632 – Paint The Town (Wollondilly & Wingecarribee)
- $510,000 – Water Storage Tanks (Wingecarribee)
- $389,000 – Community Resilience Officer Program (Wingecarribee Shire Council)
- $272,618 – PCYC Social Recovery & Resilience programs (Wingecarribee)
- $150,000 – Jordan’s Crossing Off Leash Dog Park, Bundanoon
- $196,844 – Hill Top Village Park Project
- $215,779 – Balmoral Village Community Hub
- $24,791 – Hazard reduction (across Wollondilly)
- $2,130,000 – Emergency services and regional sporting Hub at Picton Sportsground.
- $521,000 – Dangerous tree removal (across Wollondilly)
- $150,000 – Emergency Signage (Wollondilly)
- $845,501 – Menangle Community Hall
- $139,632 – Buxton Hall Renovation
- $500,000 – Waste and emergency hardstand area (Wollondilly)
- $20,000 – Back to Sport program (Wollondilly)
Details of the 524 projects funded are available HERE