$3.1 million to revitalise local communities24 May 2013
Planning Minister Matthew Guy has announced more than $3.1 million for local infrastructure projects across metropolitan and regional Victoria as part of the first round of the Community Works Program.
Nine metropolitan and ten regional councils will receive grants of up to $200,000 each in the first round of funding from the Community Works Program.
Announcing the funding on 24 October 2012, Mr Guy said the range of projects will provide much needed community infrastructure ranging from playgrounds, footpaths, community gardens, river trails and improved town centres.
Metropolitan councils to receive funding are Banyule, Brimbank, Cardinia, Frankston, Hume Manningham, Moonee Valley, Whitehorse and Wyndham.
Regional councils to receive funding are Ballarat, Baw Baw, Corangamite, Greater Geelong, Mildura, Moira, Queenscliffe, Strathbogie, Wellington and Wodonga.
The objective of the Community Works Program is to deliver local infrastructure projects to assist councils with planning vibrant suburbs, towns and regional centres.
The Community Works Program will see the development of public spaces that are attractive and accessible as well as pedestrian friendly, while encouraging local investment and creating employment opportunities.Back to News