Wildlife organisations are the big winners among the projects in Campbelltown announced for funding through the NSW Government’s 2023 Community Building Partnership Program.

WIRES has been granted $68,105 for an Emergency Wildlife Rescue Ambulance while the Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services got $31,443 for a relocatable wildlife triage facility, out of almost $300,000 in funding secured for Campbelltown.

Congratulating the eleven successful organisations, Member for Campbelltown Greg Warren said, “This grassroots funding will directly help create a more vibrant and inclusive local community with positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.”

The full list of successful projects in the Campbelltown electorate for the 2023 round are:

  • Ruse Football Club: $8,148 to replace 20 year old fridges in the clubhouse.
  • Campbelltown Ghosts Baseball Club Inc.: $22,030 to improve accessibility to
  • Sector Connect Inc.: $40,000 for the relocation and re-commissioning of the Campbelltown Community Garden.
  • WIRES: $68,105 for an Emergency Wildlife Rescue Ambulance.
  • Appin Mens Shed: $20,000 for a 1954 Morris Truck to restoration by Mens Shed members.
  • Pro Campo: $35,000 for the construction of a low ropes challenge course at Wedderburn Christian Campsite.
  • Sydney Metropolitan Wildlife Services Inc.: $31,443 for a relocatable wildlife triage facility.
  • Kentlyn RFS: $13,000 for enhancements to the existing Side by Side vehicle.
  • Dignity Ltd.: $20,574 for upgrades to existing community services vehicle.
  • Humanity Matters Inc.: $25,000 for upgrades to the existing food truck, used for training and work experience.
  • Country Women’s Association – Campbelltown Branch: $15,000 for accessibility renovations to existing property.

The Community Building Partnership program has funded more than 19,700 community projects since it commenced in 2009.