ELECTORATE WIDE OVERVIEW
Across the electorate of Farrer Sussan has been able to commit an extra $578.9 million* in funding for projects and programs since the 2019 election.
Whether it is helping some of our Agricultural Shows cover the cost of a COVID cancellation, through to big ticket items such as sporting facilities or major road projects, check out some of the major spending allocations by clicking the tab for your local council area. For more details, feel free to contact our local electorate office directly.
*Funding amount as at 23 Feb 2021
In the Albury Council area, the Federal Government has committed $37.8 million* in extra projects and programs to benefit the city in just the last three years.
This includes the new Davey Rd Freeway on/off ramps, installation of CCTV into the Lavington CBD, money for Albury Family Day Care & Kiddiewinks at Lavington to the new rail siding at Ettamogah.
To find out more on what’s being spent in Albury through regional development funding from the Morrison Government, please get in touch.
*Funding total as at 23 Feb 2021
Murray Darling Basin Regional Economic Diversification Programme Funding for Lanteri Pty Ltd (Euston) for construction of a new processing and packaging facility, including shed, cool rooms, processing and packing lines, loading docks and accommodation. Volunteer Grants $2,200 – St Vincent De Paul Society, Balranald
National Stronger Regions Fund Subdivision at Tocumwal Airpark $334,920 Volunteer Grants $2,985 – Berrigan Agricultural & Horticultural Society $3,070 – Berrigan Children’s Centre Association $5,000 – Finley & District Camera Club Outback Theatre for Young People To support ‘While You Were Sleeping’ in Deniliquin and surrounding border towns through the Berrigan Shire. $100,000 Berrigan Men’s Shed Supporting the purchase of tools, equipment, community projects, training, building maintenance and development, and health improvement activities $2250
Murray Darling Basin Regional Economic Diversification Programme Funding to assist Oilseeds Australia (Hillston build a specialised production and storage shed for cottonseed crushing and refining, creating up to 19 new jobs Bridges Renewal Programme Carrathool Bridge $7,500,000
Revegetation of the Blighty Corridor The project will re-establish the Riverina Highway roadside corridor at Blighty $33,176 Outback Theatre for Young People To support ‘While You Were Sleeping’ in Deniliquin and surrounding border towns in the Berrigan Shire $100,000 Deniliquin Indigenous Language Project. Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre – to create language resources at local libraries and schools. $34,000 Volunteer Grants $4,000 – Angel Blanket Australia, Deniliquin $5,000 – Deniliquin Rhinos Cricket Club $2,040 – Deniliquin Men’s Shed $1,850 – Deniliquin Sports Park Incorporated $1,650 – Deniliquin Stadium $1,250 – Deniliquin Heated Pool $2,100 – Deniliquin Junior Giants Basketball Association Community Heritage Grants Program A preservation needs assessment of the collection for the Deniliquin and District Historical Society $5,800
National Stronger Regions Fund Upgrade of the Mulwala Industrial Estate Development $655,676 Volunteer Grants $2,500 – Corowa Rowing Club Bridges Renewal Programme Hopefield Rd Bridge, Corowa $255,000 Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme Federation Way Freight Link $800,000
National Stronger Regions Fund Enhanced aquatic facilities at Henty and Holbrook $1,000,000 Volunteer Grants $1,199 – Burrumbuttock Tennis Club $2,974 – Holbrook Meals on Wheels $4,896 – Henty Cricket Club $4,896 – Henty And District Lifestyle Centre $4,800 – Henty Active Arts $4,952 – Henty Show Society Ten Mile Creek upgrade – Holbrook Removal and replacement of bridge planks and deck, as well as other minor work on the structure $3,000,000 National Stronger Regions Fund Culcairn Early Childhood Centre Building Extension $40,000 St Joseph’s Primary School, Culcairn Construction and refurbish contemporary general learning areas and administration $852,347 St Paul’s College, Walla Walla Construction of general learning areas, server room and staff room $400,000 Enhance ecological values at Lake Hume, and Lake Mulwala. Created and implement Land & On-Water Management Plans $22,200 (part)
Murray Darling Basin Regional Economic Diversification Programme Funding for McWilliams Wines (Hanwood) to construct an 8,000 pallet warehouse and bottling line at a centralised distribution facility, supporting the creation of around 118 new jobs Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme Widen Intersection of Irrigation Way and Burley Griffin Way at Yoogali $4,400,000 Griffith heavy vehicle bypass Stage 2 Construct roundabout on Kidman Way and Thorne Road $800,000 Safer Streets Programme For the installation of 17 new CCTV cameras in Griffith City Park and Community Gardens. $122,500 Volunteer Grants $2,500 – Hanwood Parents & Citizens $5,000 – Griffith Junior Rugby League Panthers $5,000 – Yanco-Wamoon Rugby League Football Club $4,972 – Yanco Agricultural High School Parents & Citizens Association $4,725 – Miyagan Aboriginal Development Association, Griffith $5,000 – Griffith Community FM $4,950 – Binya Hall Trust, Griffith $5,000 – Griffith High School Parents & Citizens Association
Hay War Memorial High School Trades Skills Centre Helping create pathways for local students into the workforce and on to valued careers $1,000,000. Volunteer Grants $5,000 – Rebecca Bunyan, Hay $5,000 – Hay Darts Association $5,000 – Shear Outback Garden Club, Hay $5,000 – Hay Junior Rugby League Club
Murray Darling Basin Regional Economic Diversification Programme Funding to assist Leeton Walnuts Australia’s site expansion – for a cool finished product storage and production environment on site. Innovative uses of Legumes in Rice Farming Systems To develop best management practices for a range of rotations in the rice farming system. $45,620 St Francis de Sales Regional College Upgrading and construction of exiting and additional facilities for boarding students and supervisory staff $1,932,508 Volunteer Grants $4,399 – Leeton Public School P&C Association $2,000 – Leeton Multipurpose Community Centre $3,270 – Leeton Shire Library
New Echuca-Moama Bridge Development of a second Murray river crossing linking the Echuca and Moama communities. $97,000,000 (part) Fairfax Launch A opening event for the Fairfax Festival – created and performed by young people in Swan Hill, Red Cliffs, Ouyen, Barham, Shepparton, Manangatang, Sea Lake, Birchip, Tooleybuc $133,830 (part) Moama Anglican Grammar School Construction of 13 general learning areas, administration, 5 music practice rooms, store room and pupil amenities. $1,500,000 Enhance ecological values at Lake Hume, and Lake Mulwala Created and implement Land & On-Water Management Plans $22,200 (part) Volunteer Grants $1,831- Barham Land Care Group
Community Development Grants Programme Barellan Aged Care Village $154, 035 Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme Strengthening and re-seal of Sandy Creek Road at Barellan $234,400 Volunteer Grants $5,000 – Narrandera Pony Club $4,300 – Barellan Aged Care Support Group $3,500 – Cancer Patients Assistance, Narrandera $4,950 – Fusion Australia, Narrandera
National Stronger Regions Fund Redevelopment of Midway Centre at Gol Gol $500,000 Remote Aerodrome Upgrade Program – Wentworth $270,000 Volunteer Grants $5,000 – Wentworth District Racing Club $5,000 – Wentworth Angling Club $5,000 – Wentworth Show Society $5,000 – Wentworth Sporting Complex & Golf Club Willandra Lakes Region – Welcome to Country For the Wakool Indigenous Corporation to design and construct “Welcome to Country” signs and record the Dreaming Stories of the Willandra Lakes for visitors to hear Muthi Muthi Elders speak about the country. $10,000