Community Competitive Round Projects
Approximately $1.6 billion in WestInvest funding will be allocated towards projects that will deliver community infrastructure for Western Sydney.
Applicants in all 15 LGAs have now been advised.
Click on the LGAs below to see the transformational projects that will be delivered:
- $40.6 million for the Blacktown City Council to deliver the Mount Druitt Swimming Centre Renewal project which will expand and modernise the Centre, allowing the community to swim all year round.
- $25.4 million for the Blacktown City Council to deliver the new Police and Community Youth Centres (PCYC) Community Facility in Mount Druitt – a first-class sporting and community hub to support young people through education, training and mentoring.
- $77.2 million for the Blacktown City Council to deliver the Blacktown Aquatic Centre project which will expand and modernise the existing centre to provide heat refuge and swimming facilities for the local community.
- $19.5 million for the Blacktown City Council to deliver the First Nations Community Centre project which will provide an inviting space for the local community to gather, partake in cultural activities, develop local initiatives and foster a sense of belonging for future generations.
- $39.9 million for the Blacktown City Councilto deliver the Blacktown City Arts and Cultural Centrewhich will consist of galleries, performance and work spaces promoting First Nations and multicultural community members, young people, senior citizens, schools and art groups.
- $35.8 million for the Blacktown City Council to deliver the Seven Hills Portal – Community Resource Hub project which will include a new library and community space for education, culture, arts and events in the heart of the Seven Hills town centre.
- More than $336,000 for the Richard Johnson Anglican School to go towards the $404,909 Richard Johnson Anglican School project which will transform a large maintenance shed into a modern and air-conditioned school hall, to provide a facility for the growing school community and wider community groups.
- $26.3 million for the Islamic Sciences and Research Academy to deliver the Sydney Islamic Arts Museum project which will support arts and cultural activities among the Muslim community in Western Sydney and beyond.
- $14 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the Blue Mountains LGA Wide Active Transport Links project to deliver 24km of active transport links between 27 towns and villages in the Blue Mountains.
- $2.6 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver a new 3.8km off-road shared path link along Singles Ridge Road, Yellow Rock, between Vendetta Road and Yellow Rock Road in Winmalee.
- $4.6 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the $4.8 million upgrade of the Katoomba Falls Visitor Precinct which will bring much needed stimulus of the local visitor economy through increasing visitation and employment in the Blue Mountains.
- $1.6 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the $1.8 million upgrade of South Lawson Park which will convert a former golf course into a new district level park.
- $3.4 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the Blaxland Activation and Improvement Program project which will upgrade the Blaxland Town Centre, improving safety and accessibility to the gateway of the Blue Mountains.
- Almost $650,000 for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the $692,713 revitalisation of the Wentworth Falls School of Arts Theatre and Hall which will enable the facility to meet the audio visual presentation needs of the many community groups, artists and schools.
- $3.5 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the $3.6 million Pitt Park Athletics Complex Upgrade project which will transform the current oval into a dedicated state of the art athletics sporting precinct.
- $3.5 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the $3.7 million Development of Improved Visitor Facilities Infrastructure to Support Tourism project which will upgrade the infrastructure around Echo Point, Pulpit Rock and Sublime Point improving accessibility.
- $2.2 million for Blue Mountains City Council to add 2km to the Great Blue Mountains Trail on Cliff Drive between Narrow Neck Road and Acacia Street in Katoomba.
- $870,200 for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the $970,200 the Community Wellbeing - Solar and Batteries project which will help to build environmental resilience in the Blue Mountains through the development of an adaption plan and installation of solar panels and battery storage across three childcare/preschool facilities and four community-facing services.
- $772,000 to the Blackheath Area Neighbourhood Centre Inc. to deliver the $852,030 SmartenUp Blackheath Community Centre project which will transform the existing community centre into a functional, sustainable multi-purpose space.
- $815,827 to The Eleanor Dark Foundation to deliver the $860,322 architect-designed cultural hub for workshops, literary events and writing groups in the Blue Mountains.
- $6.1 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the $6.4 million Neighbourhood Park Upgrade project. The Program will upgrade 16 local parks across the Blue Mountains, providing better amenities and equipment for the community.
- $7.5 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the Katoomba Town Centre - Place Activation project which will deliver new outdoor public dining facilities, public artwork, street furniture and improved outdoor events space.
- $4 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the Glenbrook Activation and Improvement Program project will deliver a new high street, arts and culture, and community infrastructure improvements to Glenbrook Town Centre and Park.
- $2.1 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the Hazelbrook Village Centre - Place Activation project will deliver a new high street, arts and culture, and community infrastructure improvements to Hazelbrook Village Centre.
- $5.6 million for Blue Mountains City Council to deliver the Great Blue Mountains Trail – Kiah Lookout to Echo Point project which will include 1.9 kilometres of cycling and walking paths, providing the missing link from Leura Station to Scenic World and the Katoomba Golf Course Precinct.
- $348,800 for the Blue Mountains Christian Education Association Limited to deliver the Creative Design Innovation Centre and classroom upgrade project which will deliver an innovation hub to help students and the local community engage with new and emerging technologies.
- $20.3 million for Burwood City Council towards the $36 million Burwood Urban Park and Arts and Cultural Centre project which will transform an underutilised carpark into a vibrant Urban Park, Arts and Cultural Centre.
- $4 million for Burwood City Council to deliver the Paisley Road Beautification Project which will transform the connecting area between Burwood and Croydon Stations into a safe, accessible and walkable space.
- $52.4 million for the Burwood Council to redevelop the Enfield Aquatic Centre at Enfield, including a new 50 metre pool to support swimmers.
- $24.7 million for Camden Council to deliver the $113.5 million Scalabrini North project which includes high quality open space and community infrastructure to support the new strategic town centre of Leppington.
- $4 million for Camden Council to deliver the Camden Community Nursery project which will convert an industrial area into a community nursery to produce local native plants for a wide range of revegetation and restoration projects.
- $14.9 million for Camden Council to deliver the $15.4 million Liz Kernohan Drive Intersection Upgrade with Camden Valley Way and Kirkham Lane project which will upgrade a key intersection to improve traffic congestion and improve road safety for the local community at Elderslie.
- $1.5 million for Camden Council to deliver the $2.9 million Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan project which will include a network of footpaths to complete missing connections to schools, community facilities and shopping centres.
- $11.7 million for Amity College to deliver the $14.3 million Amity College New Primary School - Stage 2 project. The Project will include a school oval, passive play spaces, a community garden and an adventure playground that will be made available for use by the local community.
- $7.7 million for Camden Council to deliver the Camden Civic Centre Renewal and Upgrade project will transform the Camden Civic Centre into a facility that fosters and showcases creativity to support local emerging artists.
- $9.7 million for Camden Council to deliver the Narellan Town Centre Improvements project which will provide a network of public art and native and ornamental planting to improve the quality of three public and community spaces within the Narellan town centre.
- $993,430 for Camden Council to deliver the Ultimate Nature Challenge project which will create a new free destination for those seeking to switch up their fitness to the next level.
- $23.1 million for Camden Council to deliver the Camden Town Centre Enhancements - John Street Public Domain Upgrade and Activation project which will transform John Street into a creative, community precinct with new community spaces and facilities.
- $21.3 million for Camden Council to deliver the $32.2 million Scalabrini East project which will include essential green and open spaces to encourage health and well-being in Leppington. WestInvest funding will deliver three sports fields, three tennis courts, a multipurpose court and three local parks.
- $79 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the Campbelltown Arts Centre project which will create a new flexible theatre, galleries, community and workshops spaces and artist studios.
- $9.4 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the Campbelltown Health and Education Precinct Connectivity, Wayfinding and Identity project which will provide new cycleways, public domain improvements, street trees, public art and signage to support the local community who use the precinct.
- $1 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the Minto Multicultural Community Centre Enhancement project which will upgrade an existing facility, to provide programs to help the disadvantaged communities in the area.
- $3 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the Gordon Fetterplace Aquatic Centre Upgrade project which will upgrade the existing facility by extending the grandstand seating area, provide more shade and make the facility more accessible.
- $4.9 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the Ingleburn Town Centre Transformation project which will deliver infrastructure to improve lighting, safety, greening, event readiness, public art, traffic management and amenity improvements.
- $4.2 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the Multipurpose Community Facilities Hub project which will support local services and community groups to break cycles of disadvantage.
- $18 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the Railway Parade Bridge Upgrade project which will include a two lane bridge with shared pathways on both sides to improve public and active transport.
- $6.5 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the $6. 9 million Dharawal Nature Playspace which will include a play space on the banks of the upper Georges River that celebrates culture and connection to country for all ages, abilities and backgrounds.
- $2.8 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the Eschol Park Sporting Complex project which will upgrade and refurbish the existing facilities to enhance the area for community based clubs.
- $16.7 million for Campbelltown City Council to deliver the Sport and Health Centre of Excellence at Leumeah, in partnership with Western Sydney University, the Macarthur Bulls, Wests Tigers and the South-West Sydney Academy of Sport.
- $1.5 million for Campbelltown Anglican Schools Council to deliver the Waste Water Treatment Plant Upgrade - Broughton Anglican College project which will upgrade the Wastewater Treatment Plant and connect it to the Sydney Water Sewerage system.
- $8.7 million for St Merkorious Charity Association Inc. for the $8.9 million St Merkorious Food Distribution Centre & Sustainable Community Garden project which will deliver a new food distribution facility allowing the charity to provide up to 15,000 meals a week to disadvantaged communities in Western Sydney.
- $2.9 million for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance for the $5.7 million Roselands Centre for Disability Support project which will deliver a new, world-class therapy centre to provide local access to evidence-based, innovative therapies, programs and services, enhancing the lives of hundreds of people living with disability.
- $6.8 million for the RSPCA to deliver the $8.6 million RSPCA Community Outreach project which will allow the RSPCA to expand their targeted desexing programs in Western Sydney.
- $10 million for Canterbury Bankstown Council for the Creating a Walking City project which will deliver 23.5km of priority footpaths across 58 locations.
- $875,000 for the Anglican Church Property Trust Diocese of Sydney to go towards the $1.4 million Redevelopment of St Paul's Community Centre project which will upgrade the property into a more inclusive and inviting space for the local community.
- $10 million for Canterbury Bankstown Council to deliver the Electrifying the City project which will support the construction of a mid-scale 2MW solar farm to provide up to 20 per cent of Council’s energy needs.
- $5.5 million for the UMA Centre Limited to deliver the $8.5 million UMA Centre Padstow Transformation Project which will convert an existing community centre into a state-of-the-art-sports complex.
- $17.7 million to The Ice Skating Club of NSW to upgrade the Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink and allow the facility to reopen and continue to operate for the next 50 years
- $53.7 million for Cumberland Council to deliver the New Hyland Road Sporting Complex, Greystanes project which will deliver a precinct for indoor and outdoor sport including netball, AFL, football, cricket, baseball, rugby league, rugby union, cricket, basketball, volleyball and badminton.
- $16.9 million for theGandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council to deliver the $38 million Gandangara Support Centre - Veteran Rehabilitation and Youth Diversion Programs which will establish a First Peoples’ centre accompanied by 10 hectares of green and open space for the community.
- $16 million for Fairfield City Council to deliver the Endeavour Sports Park project which will include a new synthetic field, sized for two soccer pitches, an AFL or a cricket pitch.
- $6.3 million for Fairfield City Council to deliver the $6.5 million Brenan Park project which will deliver more spaces for sports and adventure play for all ages.
- $4.2 million for Fairfield City Council to deliver the Community Park Embellishment in Canley Vale project which will deliver a range of facilities including a pump track, ninja obstacle course, walking tracks, exercise equipment and amenities.
- $4.7 million for the Hawkesbury City Councilto deliver the Cycleway Bridge over Rickabys Creek project which will complete a continuous path of travel for cyclists and pedestrians between Richmond and Windsor town centres.
- $6.7 million for the Hawkesbury City Council to deliver the Oasis Aquatic and Leisure Centre Improvements project which will enhance the existing facility to allow for increased fitness and recreation.
- $9.8 million for the Hawkesbury City Council to deliver the Tamplin Field Redevelopment project which will include a new synthetic field with off-field grassed spaces to enable games and events through all weather conditions.
- $30.3 million for the Hawkesbury City Council to deliver the Upgrade of Richmond Swimming Centre project which will include a new flexible eight lane 50 metre heated pool to allow for swimming all year round.
- $44 million for the YMCA NSW towards the $49 million Y Yarramundi Camping, Conference and Outdoor Education Retreat Redevelopment project. The project will transform the facility into a more inclusive complex that caters for people of all ages and abilities.
- $23.9 million for the Hawkesbury City Council towards the $26.7 million North Richmond Community Precinct project which will deliver new community facilities including a library, an indoor sports stadium and performing arts studios.
- $1.6 million for The Scout Association of Australia – NSW Branch Hawkesbury District Community Scout Hall to deliver a new Community Scout Hall.
- $7.4 million for the Gandangara Local Aboriginal Land Council to deliver the $13.2 million Gandangara Cultural Connection Hub project which will establish a three-level, fully accessible cultural and arts facility for the community to Connect. Belong. Thrive.
- $8.2 million for Autism Spectrum Australia to deliver the Aspect Therapy and Community Services Hub project which will create a new purpose-built Autism friendly Community Connection Hub.
- $43.9 million for the Liverpool City Council to deliver the Brickmakers’ Creek – Woodwood Park project which will deliver a naturalised water oasis surrounded by new trees and vegetation with a regional playground for immediate and future generations.
- $53.4 million for the Liverpool City Council to deliver the Carnes Hill Aquatic and Leisure Centre project which includes a new 50m pool and a range of aquatic, fitness and wellness activities to improve the physical, mental and social wellness of the community.
- $13.4 million for the Liverpool City Council to deliver the $14.6 million Macquarie Street Upgrade project which includes a new urban plaza and prioritise pedestrians and cyclists with a reinvigorated streetscape.
- $8.1 million for the Liverpool City Council to deliver the $8.3 million Scott Street Upgrade project which includes new pedestrian crossings, a new cycleway, increased canopy coverage and street greenery, and the improvement of pedestrian amenity.
- $6.9 million for the Liverpool City Council to deliver the $7.2 million Railway Street Upgrade project which includes a reconfigured layout, new street trees and street furniture.
- $78.5 million for Western Sydney University to deliver the Indigenous Centre of Excellence project at Rydalmere that will generate enduring benefits for Indigenous communities across the region.
- $10.7 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the $11 million Parramatta CBD Cycleway project which will connect the M4 Cycleway and Haslams Creek paths.
- $40 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the $182.5 million Theatres Redevelopment project which will revitalise the Riverside Theatres and cultural arts centre to provide a state-of the-art performance and theatre centre.
- $26 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the $28.3 million Western Parramatta River and CBD Precinct Connections project that will connect the Parramatta City Centre, its river and Parramatta Park, to promote walking and cycling.
- $5.6 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the North Granville Community Open Space Upgrade project which will create a North Granville sporting and recreation precinct.
- $9 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the Eastern Parramatta River and CBD Precinct Connections project that will increase the safety, capacity and experience along the Parramatta foreshore for pedestrians and cyclists.
- $5.4 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the $5.9 Epping Town Centre: Oxford Street Urban Amenity & Reinvigoration project which will inject new life and vibrancy into the Epping Town Centre, reinvigorating outdoor dining, open spaces and bringing much needed shady street trees.
- $585,000 for the Anglican Church Property Trust Diocese of Sydney to deliver the $1.9 million Shepherds Wharf Ministry Centre and Community Hub project which will convert an existing building to support range of community needs.
- $9.8 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the Finlaysons Creek Regional Cycleway project to link the M4 and Prospect Canal cycleways to the T-Way Cycleway and Parramatta Valley Cycleway via a safe and accessible path along Finlaysons Creek in Wentworthville and Westmead.
- $862,677 towards the North Rocks Public School P&C’s $912,677 Inclusive Playground project which will deliver a fully accessible playground that can be accessed in all weather.
- $8.7 million for the City of Parramatta Council to deliver a critical sporting and recreation open space across the five parks that form the Heart of Play network project.
- $467,670 towards The Hills School P&C’s $483,620 Accessible Playground Learning Spaces project which delivers ground-breaking renewal of essential teaching and learning spaces to meet the needs of students with complex moderate to severe intellectual disability.
- Almost $1 million for the City of Parramatta Council to deliver the Lake Parramatta Swimming Area project by providing a safe entry point to the swimming area, additional shade, and formal and informal seating areas.
- $6.1 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the Carter Street Precinct Community Centre Cold Shell Fit-Out project which will transform the facility into a functional community space.
- $20.6 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the Don Moore Multi-Purpose Community Hub project which will consolidate existing buildings in Carlingford to deliver a community space that supports education and create arts.
- $26.9 million for City of Parramatta Council to deliver the $27.2 million the Duck River Nature Trail project which will deliver a high amenity walking and cycling track along Duck River connecting the M4 Cycleway and Paramatta Valley off road Cycleway.
- $106.7 million for Penrith City Council to deliver the Indoor Multi Sports Facility project in Claremont Meadows.
- $40 million for the Salvation Army to deliver the $90.8 million Greater West Sydney Oasis project which will provide a new community arts and cultural centre in St Marys.
- $427,500.00 for the Mulgoa Valley Landcare GroupInc to support the Mulgoa Creek Connecting Community with Healthy Habitats project to restore local biodiversity and habitat with a special focus on protecting the platypus.
- $1.5 million for Penrith City Council to deliver the $3.4 million Bennett Park Skate and Mixed Recreation Space project which will deliver a new recreation space in Bennett Park, St Marys. It will include skate spaces, pump track elements, climbing and obstacle-style equipment, play, multi-sport, landscaping, seating and pathway connection infrastructure.
- $5 million for Penrith City Council to deliver the Nursery Upgrade and Cumberland Plain Improvement project which will upgrade the Penrith nursery to help green the city and protect threatened ecological communities including the Cumberland Plain Woodland.
- $7.6 million for Penrith City Council to deliver the Playspace Network projects will create an integrated network of 21 new playspaces across the Penrith LGA.
- $2.5 million for Penrith City Council to deliver the Parker Street Reserve Sport and Recreation Precinct project will enhance and extend the amenity building to provide storage and accessible toilet facilities, increased formal car parking, drainage, remediation of playing surfaces and a new and inclusive playspace.
- $19.1 million for Penrith City Council to deliver the Cook Park Precinct Sport, Play, Grandstand & Mixed Recreation project in St Marys. The project will include a new amenities building, extended grandstand with spectator viewing facilities, a new synthetic playing surface, a walking circuit with pedestrian lighting, tree planting and landscaping.
- The $8.2 million for Penrith City Council to deliver the City Park and Urban Retreat project which will deliver a new 7,000sqm green heart in the city centre featuring gardens, water features, public art and natural shade for people to relax, play and be active.
- $9.1 million for We Help Ourselves to deliver the $9.5 million West Multi-Function Alcohol and other Drug Centre in St Marys.
- $2.7 million for Association for Educational Projects Ltd to deliver the $5.2 million Youth Empowerment Hub – Lowana project in Penrith.
- $1.7 million for Penrith City Council to deliver the Andromeda Oval Storage, Sports Surface & Carpark Improvements project which will upgrade storage amenities at the existing facility, improved drainage and surface work to the eastern playing fields, upgrade to the existing multisport surfaces for netball and basketball and an extension to the existing car park.
- $5 million for Autism Spectrum Australia to help construct the brand-new, two storey autism specific primary school in the Box Hill education precinct to support students who struggle to attend a mainstream or other special needs school due to their disability.
- $4.6 million for the The Hills Shire Council to deliver the Castle Hill Showground - Pedestrian Bridge project which will include a pedestrian bridge crossing Showground Road, from the Castle Hill Showground, to Fred Caterson Reserve.
- $1 million for the The Hills Shire Council to deliver the Bernie Mullane Sports Complex project which will extend the existing playground to provide additional play opportunities for a greater range of ages and abilities.
- More than $600,000 for the Hills Community Aid and Information Servicesto deliver the Balcombe Heights Estate Centenary Sensory Garden project. The project will revitalise an unused grass area at Balcombe Heights Estate with a sensory garden featuring space for relaxation and passive recreation for all ages and abilities, including people with special needs.
- $3 million for The Salvation Army towards the $3.1 million Salvation Army Norwest Community Hub project which will deliver the Hope Market Warehouse and the Norwest Recreation Centre. The Centre will promote more active and regular community participation, increase access to essential social support services and deliver recreational activities for young people with a disability.
- Almost $1 million for the The Hills Shire Council towards the Baker Crescent Shops - Design & Rejuvenation project which will improve access and visitor experience to the local shopping strip.
- $45.1 million for the Australian Catholic University to deliver the STEM Centre of Education project which will deliver school programs and short courses to provide more opportunities for the local community to study STEM subjects.
- More than $573,000 for the Strathfield Municipal Council to deliver the Upgrade to Cooke Park Skatepark project to provide state of the art facilities to young skaters.
- $2 million for the Wollondilly Shire Council to deliver Redbank Park Master Plan project which will include an off-leash dog area, amenities and fitness space, playgrounds and passive recreation areas.
- $925,100 for the Tharawal Local Aboriginal Land Council to improve the campsite accommodation facilities at Couridjah.
- $5.2 million for Wollondilly Shire Council to upgrade the Waterboard Oval in Warragamba with new and improved facilities to accommodate soccer, cricket, AFL and various court sports.
- $2.8 million for the Wollondilly Shire Council to deliver the Chandos St, Yanderra Shared Path project will construct a new 1.8km shared pathway to link the town centre and sporting grounds to the wider Yanderra community.