Further $15m in local government grants allocated in Farrer

Further $15m in local government grants allocated in Farrer

Local government and towns across Farrer are now receiving their fourth quarterly
payment through the Australian Government’s Financial Assistance Grant programme.

Farrer MP Sussan Ley said “just over $15m is being provided which councils are free to spend on local priorities such as infrastructure, health, recreation, environment, employment or roads”.

The Government is committed to supporting local communities deliver the services
and facilities they need, with our local councils receiving:-

Albury City Council $1,558,274
Balranald Shire Council $827,717
Berrigan Shire Council $1,080,701
Broken Hill City Council $1,135,360
Central Darling Shire Council $1,112,097
Conargo Shire Council $661,242
Corowa Shire Council $1,126,921
Deniliquin Council $582,190
Greater Hume Shire Council $1,216,022
Hay Shire Council $656,213
Jerilderie Shire Council $561,105
Lockhart Shire Council $880,710
Shire of Murray (NSW) $986,933
Silverton Village Committee $7,567
Tibooburra Village Committee $16,993
Urana Shire Council $455,803
The Council of the Shire of Wakool $897,188
Wentworth Shire Council $1,326,989

The Australian Government is providing a total of $2.3 billion to local governments
across Australia under the 2014-15 Financial Assistance Grants programme.”

Full allocations details are available online at the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.