The Tweed has secured $400,000 in funding for a total of eleven projects through the NSW Government’s 2022 Community Building Partnership Program.

Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said the State Government funds will deliver much-needed improvements to local facilities including replacing playground equipment to linemarking equipment

“This is fantastic news for Tweed”.

“This grassroots funding will directly help create a more vibrant and inclusive local community with positive social and recreational outcomes,” Mr Provest said.

“I congratulate all the organisations that were successful in their application and look forward to seeing how these projects make a real difference for community groups in the area.”

The full list of successful projects for the Tweed electorate for the 2022 round are:

  • Cudgen Hornets Rugby League Football Club – New lighting and cabling for the playing field light towers
  • Bogangar Public School Parents & Citizens Association Bogangar Public School – Replacement playground
  • Pippies Early Childhood Centre – Replacement of 4 fixed glass window with louvre windows
  • Kingscliff Junior AFL Club – Line-marking equipment for Kingscliff Dolphins Junior AFL Club
  • Volunteer Marine Rescue NSW – Replacement of outboard motors for Point Danger rescue vessel
  • Fingal Rovers Surf Life Saving Club – Installation of outdoor/indoor security cameras and upgrade Wi-Fi
  • Tweed Heads Community Preschool Incorporated – Garden and playground upgrade
  • Life Education NSW Healthy Harold Mobile Learning Centre – Air-conditioning
  • Burringbar School of Arts – Stairlift for disabled access to our heritage Hall’s stage
  • The Family Centre Australia Limited – The Family Centre Playgroups
  • Tweed United Football Club Inc. – Canteen upgrade and dugout replacement

The Community Building Partnership program has funded more than 18,000 community projects since it commenced in 2009.

Applications for the 2023 Program open in May 2023.