The Newcastle Port Community Contribution Fund (NPCC) provides financial assistance to projects that enhance or maintain landside infrastructure that boosts entertainment and amenity around the Port of Newcastle.
The NPCC Fund is a competitive, merit-based funding program. Recommendations on projects to be funded will be made by the NPCC Fund Evaluation Panel and relayed to the Deputy Premier for final approval. Successful applications will be announced in December 2019.
NPCC Round Five is now closed
Areas eligible for the NPCC Fund
NPCCF supports landside projects within the eligible areas highlighted in the map below.
The Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation administered this fund from 2014 to 2018. Since its inception, the NPCC Fund has enabled the projects below.
Installation of state-of-the-art laser projectors to beautify the city’s community initiatives and events. Using the same technology used for Vivid in Sydney, the projectors cast images and video in high-definition onto large surfaces and buildings. The projections are visible from the port foreshore, across the harbour.
Cottage Creek Bank Amenity Works
The creation of a beautiful waterway between the rail line and Honeysuckle Drive that improves the environment for the community. The proposed works, including new plants, sandstone terracing and public spaces greatly improves look and feel of the area around the creek.