BARNIER PUBLIC SCHOOL COMPLETES OVAL REFURBISHMENT
Written on the 2 June 2016 by Kevin ConollyLast week Barnier Public School officially opened their newly refurbished oval, thanks to a $50,000 grant provided under the NSW Government's 2015 Community Building Partnership program.
Member for Riverstone, Kevin Conolly MP was on hand to congratulate the school on completion of the new synthetic turf covering the oval area, helping to make recess and lunch times on the oval safer for the school students and ensuring easier maintenance and lower ongoing costs for the school."This is a great outcome for the school students attending Barnier Public School and I congratulate the hard work and effort devoted by the school's P&C committee in managing this project to completion" said Mr Conolly.
Other projects to receive funding under the 2015 Community Building Partnership program in the Riverstone electorate are:Riverstone and Districts Little Athletics Centre - $30,958 for construction of building for equipment storage, office and meeting area.
Blacktown City Council - $40,000 for playground upgrade at Blake Street Park Quakers Hill.
Quakers Hill Public School East P&C - $30,000 for part funding of astro turf on soccer field.
Riverstone Neighbourhood Centre &Community services Inc - $24,079 for play area for child minding, training and education equipment.
Scouts Australia - $15,000 for repairs to Riverstone Scout hall.
Life Education NSW Ltd - $9,963 for a wheelchair lift on the mobile learning centre.
"Building and restoring local infrastructure as well as supporting local construction jobs are a welcome boost for our local community in Riverstone both in economic and lifestyle terms," Mr Conolly said.Meanwhile, the 2016 Community Building Partnership program is set to open for new applications in the coming weeks. Information will be provided as soon as it is announced on the program's website at
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