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DUBBO ELECTORATE RECEIVES $50,000 FOR LOCAL SPORT

Monday, April 23, 2018

The Dubbo electorate will receive $50,000 in funding for local sports clubs and community initiatives.

 

Member for Dubbo, Troy Grant said that sport was the lifeblood of the region and investment in local sport was an important focus for the community.

 

Mr Grant said out of the 831 projects that have received funding as part of the NSW Government’s Local Sport Grant Program, 10 are in the local region including:

  • Mudgee Sporting Clays Inc.- $5000
  • Narromine Gorillas Junior Rugby Union Football Club- $3275
  • Dubbo Water Polo Club- $1308
  • Trangie Cricket Club- $6944
  • Mudgee Cycle Club- $18,473
  • Dubbo Triathlon Club- $1000
  • Narromine Soccer Club- $2000
  • Narromine Rugby Union Football Club Inc.- $5000
  • Western Rams Rugby League Incorporated- $2000
  • Mudgee Triathlon Club- $5000

“The program provides grants of up to $20,000 towards projects to assist regions with rallying the community together and ensuring ongoing involvement in sport,” Mr Grant said.

 

“The NSW government is committed to supporting grassroots sport and improving participation rates across the state.

 

“We know that sport has many proven health, social and economic outcomes and I encourage eligible clubs to apply for the next round of funding.

 

“Projects that are eligible include upgrades to local amenities or improving access to facilities, training programs and community events.”

 

Program applications open in late 2018.

 

For more information visit, https://sport.nsw.gov.au/clubs/grants/localsport

NEW MUDGEE HOSPITAL PLANS TAKE SHAPE

Friday, April 06, 2018


















Member for Dubbo Troy Grant has released the first image of what the new Mudgee Hospital will look like saying he was excited to see the completed schematic designs. 

“The design team have done a superb job on the plans for the new hospital,” Mr Grant said.  “This is the NSW Government delivering on our commitment to the community, the schematic design is the first opportunity the staff and the community will have to see how the new hospital will look.”

The $70.2 million Mudgee Hospital redevelopment involves a major upgrade to the existing health service, focusing on the expansion of inpatient and ambulatory care services. 

The upgraded Mudgee Health Service will continue to be a hub for health services for people living in the Mid-Western Regional local government area. 

Mr Grant said further rounds community consultation on the master plan will be held over the coming months.

“This is an exciting time for the Mudgee community and community input into the redevelopment is vital,” Mr Grant said.

“The redevelopment will include a new emergency department, general medical and surgical units, perio-operative units, a maternity unit, ambulatory care, oral health, renal dialysis and oncology.”

“In conjunction with the design launch, community drop in sessions will be held in the coming weeks to allow the project team to answer any questions the community has.” said Mr Grant.

Early work on the new hospital is expected to commence in mid-2018 with construction to be underway by the end of the year.


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