Community Project Grants - Local Government Allocation

Approximately $400 million in funding for community projects in the 15 LGAs to advance local projects, with each local council eligible for between $20 million and $35 million, depending on population size.

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Local Government Allocation Projects

Over $400 million in WestInvest funding has been allocated towards 15 Local Government Areas, to deliver community infrastructure for Western Sydney. Each of the LGAs was allocated between $20 million and $35 million to deliver their projects. Click on the LGA below to see the transformational projects that will be delivered across Western Sydney:

  • $26.8 million for the Revitalisation of Mount Druitt Hub project which will expand and modernise the existing community centre with a fully accessible library, art studios and cafes, to create an environment to learn, work and play.
  • $2.2 million for the Community Infrastructure in the Blacktown Local Government Area project which will upgrade three community and aquatic centres.
  • $2.1 million for the Reserve Embellishment – Tallawong Reserve and Rosenthal Park project which will upgrade two parks to provide improved play areas, pedestrian access, and sport and picnic areas.
  • $1.6 million for the Community Park refurbishment at Ashley Brown Reserve North project which will enhance the aging sports ground to support the community’s lifestyle, health and wellbeing.
  • $1.2 million for the Quality Green and Open Spaces in Blacktown LGA project which will deliver upgrades to sports fields and community infrastructure across five locations.
  • $708,600 for the Local Traffic Programs in Blacktown project which will enhance and improve streetscapes, and road and pedestrian safety.
Blue Moutains
  • $3.5 million for the Lomatia Park Clubhouse and Amenities Upgrade project to replace an ageing building with a new fit for purpose facility to improve access to sport and recreation.
  • $3.2 million for the Active Transport Links – The Greater Blue Mountains Trail to deliver 4.5km of walking and cycling tracks to connect key towns in the Blue Mountains.
  • $2.4 million towards the spectacular 20km multi-day Grand Cliff Top Walk project, delivering improved and accessible walking tracks, visitor parking, amenities and open space infrastructure at Gordon Falls Reserves.
  •  $8.5 million towards the $12.5 million Wentworth Falls Dam and Lake Recreational Precinct project to complete the 1.5km loop walk, deliver a 66-metre viewing platform across the weir spillway and improve access to the lake for recreational activities
  •  $5 million towards the $7.7 million Leura Cascades Recreation Precinct Upgrade – Stage 2 project to improve visitor infrastructure within and surrounding the Leura Cascades Picnic Area.
  • $6.6 million for the Burwood Main Street Transformation Project to transform Burwood Road into a vibrant and iconic food and culture destination.
  • $3.9 million for the Dean Street Precinct Transformation which will build on the current NSW Government-funded trial to create a permanent food and entertainment destination in the heart of Burwood Town Centre.
  • $2.7 million for the Henley Park Sports Field Upgrade which will revitalise two aged sports fields to improve sport and recreational facilities.
  • $814,641 for the Henley Park and Russel Reserve Expansion which will transform 1,450m2 of underutilised land into a new open space.
  • $2.2 million for the Strathfield Place Making Project which will transform Bells Lane into a vibrant laneway and shared pedestrian zone, increasing outdoor dining.
  • $2.5 million for the Burwood Park Inclusive Play Space to support a makeover of Burwood Park into an inclusive and welcoming recreational precinct.
  • $1.2 million for the Woodstock Sensory Garden Project which will revitalise an underutilised open space on the edge of the Burwood Town Centre.
  • $876,150 for the Burwood Library Pod which will implement new technology to deliver an innovative and purpose built 24/7 library pod in Enfield.
  • $14 million for the Cut Hill Reserve Sports Field Redevelopment project that will renew 18.5 hectares of public open space to deliver new recreation opportunities.
  • $10 million for the Camden Animal Shelter and Community Education Hub project to transform an industrial area into a community-focused shelter.
  • $7.5 million for the Campbelltown City Centre Transformation project to revitalise the Queen Street precinct with new pedestrian links and event spaces.
  • $3.8 million for Macarthur Recreation Trail – Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan to Campbelltown project to enhance the green trail extending from the Camden CBD in the west, through the Australian Botanic Garden Mt Annan to Campbelltown Train Station and CBD via Bow Bowing Creek, Western Sydney University and Macarthur Station.
  • $2.5 million for the Glenfield Town Beautification project to reinvigorate the city centre and provide a safer, more inviting and engaging environment.
  • $2.3 million for the Connected Campbelltown – A network of shared use pathway links and circuits project to deliver 7.75km of recreation trails.
  • $2.2 million for the Hurley Park – Early stories of Campbelltown’s Resilience project to restore one of the last convict-built structures in NSW.
  • $1.5 million for the Simmos Beach Parklands – Activating the Upper Georges River project to enhance quality green space and support recreation.
  • $1.4 million for the Kanbyugal Parklands – Mountain Bike Park project to convert an underutilised parcel of land into an inclusive mountain bike facility.
  • $1.3 million for the Leumeah Youth Precinct project, a vibrant and active hub.
  • $1.3 million for the Glenfield Urban Bike Park to deliver a BMX track for more facilities for wheeled activities.
  • $977,880 for the St Helens Park Youth Space to deliver four BMX tracks.
  • $681,063 for the Outdoor Fitness Facilities Program – For a Fitter Healthier Campbelltown project to upgrade outdoor fitness equipment at four sites.
  • $10 million towards the $20 million Revitalising Campsie Civic Precinct project to create a dedicated arts and culture precinct, including a new library, civic meeting facilities and indoor and outdoor community spaces.
  • $5 million towards the $10 million Roberts Park Community Hub project which will provide a new multipurpose facility at the former YMCA site for Greenacre residents.
  • $5 million towards the $6.5 million Wran District Park project which will overhaul the green space and decommission the aged Wran Leisure Centre to create a destination open space with multipurpose courts and a bespoke play space.
  • $4 million towards the $5 million Local Traffic Program project which will deliver 6.2km of priority pedestrian infrastructure and 10 traffic management devices across 45 locations to increase pedestrian safety and support accessibility in the community.
  • $5 million towards the $10 million Belmore and Lakemba Town Centre Renewal project to activate the highstreets with more trees and outdoor dining options
  • $5 million towards the $10 million Panania Library and Knowledge Centre project to transform the 50-year-old library into a modern facility with new meeting and study areas.
  • $14.6 million for the Guildford Pool Modernisation project which will revitalise the existing 50-year-old centre, including a new outdoor pool, water play park and change room facilities.
  • $7.6 million for the Lidcombe Town Centre High Street Activation project to deliver improved public domain and outdoor dining spaces to foster a strong sense of community belonging.
  • $7 million for the Civic Park Pendle Hill Upgrade project to build on work already funded to create a new parkland, including a new table tennis zone, multi-purpose sport courts and barbecue areas.
  • more than $28 million in WestInvest funding will go towards the $46.5 million Fairfield Showground Stage 2 – Indoor Sports Centre.
  • $5.4 million towards the $8.8 million Woodbury Reserve Upgrade project to deliver a new playground, sports courts, a BMX pump track, a skate park and walking tracks.
  • $4.5 million for the Kurrajong to Kurmond Cycleway project to deliver a 1.75km offroad shared path alongside Bells Line of Road between Kurmond and Kurrajong.
  • $4.6 million towards the $9.87 million Fernadell Park and Community Facility development project to deliver new sporting facilities to encourage women and young people to get active.
  • $2.3 million for the Getting around and discovering the Hawkesbury project to deliver wayfinding and signage to guide residents and visitors through the diverse attractions in the Hawkesbury.
  • $4.8 million for the Turnbull Oval, North Richmond Park project which includes a new grandstand and associated facilities to support the growth of football, cricket, netball and tennis.
  • Almost $28 million in WestInvest funding was allocated to Liverpool City Council to help deliver the $36.7 million Light Horse Park Embellishment and Upgrade project.
  • $4.6 million for the Somerville Park Improvement project which will provide new facilities for recreation and exercise, including accessible playgrounds, multi-purpose sports courts and outdoor fitness equipment.
  • $3.8 million for the Max Ruddock Reserve Amenities Modernisation with viewing platform project to upgrade a 50-year-old building to support growth in local sport.
  • $3.7 million for the Sue Savage Reserve Multigenerational Recreational Facilities project to provide a new youth precinct centered around a skate and BMX park.
  • $1.5 million for the Active Youth are Healthy Youth project which will improve youth-focused play equipment across Dundas Ward.
  • $1.4 million for the Let’s Play @ Kilpack! project to enhance the existing open space with new play and fitness equipment, as well as circuit paths and lighting.
  • $354,725 for the West Epping Dog Off Leash Area project for a new fenced space for dogs and their owners.
  • $8.3 million for the Doyle Ground Sports Facility Improvements project to upgrade the existing facility to provide better access to open space for recreation.
  •  $5.5 million for the Refurbish Rydalmere Bowling Club project to adaptively reuse the existing premises to a multipurpose community centre to better support the community.
  • $21 million for the St Marys City Heart and Entertainment Canopy project to deliver a new civic park and state of the art performance centre.
  • $7 million towards the $41 million Gipps Street Recreation Precinct project to transform a 32-hectare former landfill site in Claremont Meadows into a multipurpose open space facility for the community.
  • $8.2 million for the Hudson District Park East project which will upgrade Hudson Park Oval and pavilion, improve traffic and build a playground with fitness and climbing areas;
  • $7.8 million for the Begnell Field Revitalisation project which will deliver female and accessible change rooms and upgrade the surface and lighting at the sportsground;
  • $4.2 million for the Airey Park Refurbishment project which will upgrade the oval and amenities to meet future community needs;
  • $1.6 million for the Strathfield Park Revitalisation project which will transform the park with a new basketball court, a storage facility, seating and green open space.
The Hills
  • $15 million for the Horseworld - Indoor Recreation Centre project which will convert and refurbish an existing private indoor equestrian centre into a new recreational facility.
  • $500,000 for the Upgrading of Flood Warning Infrastructure project to promote community safety and improve resilience to potential future flood events.
  • $11.5 million for the Castle Hill Showground Arena project to transform the arena into a multi-purpose sport, recreation and entertainment venue.
  • $5.2 million for the Dudley Chesham Masterplan 1st Stage project to deliver a multiuse community facility to replace the existing sportsground complex.
  • $3.5 million towards the $22.3 million Wollondilly Community Cultural and Civic Precinct Performing Arts Centre project for an enhanced auditorium fit out.
  • $3.5 million for the Thirlmere Hall Refurbishment project to transform the non-operational Thirlmere Hall into a new community hall.
  • $2.7 million for the Footpath and Shared Path Program to upgrade multiple paths across six communities to create safer and more accessible links.
  • $1.8 million for the Appin Park Community Space project to transform an existing single use facility into a multifunctional space.
  • $1.7 million for the Renew and Upgrade Oakdale Hall project to deliver a new accessible community facility.
  • $1.4 million for the Warragamba Netball Courts project for four new netball courts in the Waterboard Oval sporting precinct.
  • $1 million for the Railside Ave Main Street Upgrade in Bargo project to design and construct a roadside parking and travel rest location.
  • $500,000 for The Oaks Hall project to refurbish the existing facility to deliver an important community hub.

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