Stronger Country Communitues Fund - Round 3 - Community Survey

16 September 2019, 05:00 PM


Council is inviting residents to participate in an online survey in order to prioritise the grant application projects.

Click here to take the survey.
The Stronger Country Communities Round 3 program is available for applications from “Not For Profit” and “Community Based” organisations. Details of the program are available at:
The funding available for projects in Uralla Shire Local Government Area is $777,856, with at least 50% of the available funding being for youth related projects.
At the August 2019 Ordinary Meeting Council resolved to place the following proposed projects on public exhibition to determine community support for its consideration in finalising the application for funding under the Stronger Country Communities Round Three.
Youth Focussed Projects at $655,000:
  • Bundarra multipurpose courts at $265,000
  • Upgrade to toilet block and canteen at the Uralla swimming pool including disabled and family change rooms and toilets at $190,000
  • Library improvements – Uralla and Bundarra – including building works and equipment (High Technology Hub) and study spaces at $200,000

Community Focussed Projects at $975,000:

  • McMaugh Gardens improvements at $100,000 including generator, insulation improvements and provision for shortfall (if required) for ensuites upgrade
  • Toilet at Gilmore Park at $50,000
  • Memorial Hall additional works including painting and windows at $125,000
  • Digital Community including visual electronic displays and Free WiFi in the Uralla CBD – at $50,000
  • VIC refurbishment at $100,000 with co contribution from Council at $170,000
  • Entry statements (3 of) at $50,000 in total (Uralla)
  • Pioneer Park refurbishment at $50,000
  • Outdoor gym either in The Glen or Pioneer Park at $85,000
  • Walking track as per UTEC recommendation connecting Porter Park to Alma Park and The Glen along the creek at $250,000
  • Mt Mutton Reservoir Murals at $50,000
  • Woolridge Fossicking Reserve upgrades to internal roads, camp grounds, BBQs, picnic tables, etc, at $65,000

Click here to take the survey.

The survey is open until 5:00pm on Monday, September 16.