Stronger Country Communities Fund Projects

The Stronger Country Communities Fund has provided two rounds of funding for Albury projects. The table below summarises the projects, total grant funding and funding allocated in the 2019-20 financial year ($1,495,292).

Round 1 Projects

Project2019-20 budgetDescriptionTotal grant funding
Lavington District Play Space - National Foresters Grove*$0The construction of a new distinct level play space $300,000
Monument Hill Improvements*$201,000Improvements to the Monument Hill area including the surroundings of the World War One War Memorial.$300,000
Noreuil Park Foreshore car parking**$135,320Construction of new car parks and alternative bike route at Noreuil Park$398,000

* Project includes existing Council funds

** Project includes existing Council funds as well as Regional Growth, Environment and Tourism funding for other project elements

Round 2 Projects

Project2019-20 budgetDescriptionTotal grant funding
South Albury Active Zone*$234,332The construction of an outdoor basketball court, installation of exercise equipment and skateble elements as well as beach volleyball upgrades at Waites Park, South Albury.$349,750
Thurgoona Oval Changerooms*$138,500The construction of new changerooms and associated facilities at Thurgoona Oval.$419,758
East Albury Outdoor Fitness Zone$181,320The installation of exercise equipment, shade and drinking water in the East Albury Parkland. $181,320
Thurgoona Outdoor Fitness Zone$75,517The installation of exercise equipment, shade, drinking water linking pathway in Ernest Grant Park, Thurgoona.$228,840
Tracks and Trail Improvements$67,000Construction of four rest points (shade, seating and drinking water along Albury's Tracks and Trails networks $100,000
Jelbart Park Sportsfield Lighting*$101,029Erection of sportsfield lighting at Jelbart Park, Lavington$150,789
Equestrian Centre covered yards$192,332Construction of covered yard and roadway improvements at the Albury Wodonga Equestrian Centre. Thurgoona$287,063
PCYC Outdoor Basketball Courts$168,942The construction of two outdoor basketball courts at PCYC, East Albury$252,152

* Project includes existing Council funds