My Community Grant 2019 voting opened for local football projects

July 26th, 2019

Thirteen (13) Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) clubs have been shortlisted for the NSW Government – My Community Grants which provide the opportunity for the locals to help decide which projects get funding in your area.

My Community Project will fund projects in each NSW electorate to help improve the wellbeing of the people and communities that live there. It might be new playground equipment or sports facilities for the kids, paths or ramps to improve access, an art installation to rejuvenate an empty space or a community transport service.

If you live in any of the following NSW Electorates, there’s a football pitch waiting for your vote, check out all the projects below and make sure you place your vote in before 15 August – and get better facilities for our players!


Local My Community Projects to vote for:

Greta Branxton

Electorate: Cessnock

Facility: Miller Park

Project: Extend the existing facilities to provide all weather viewing comfort

Amount: $49,449


Weston FC

Electorate: Cessnock

Facility: Weston Park

Project: Inclusive & Accessible Seating at Weston Park

Amount: $73,370


Bellbird FC

Electorate: Cessnock

Facility: Carmichael Park

Project: Irrigating local sport field for a safe and active community

Amount: $86,625


Cessnock City Hornets FC

Electorate: Cessnock

Facility: Turner Park

Project: Improve playing ground, go green with solar, upgrade club facilities for all the community and schools.

Amount: $53,872


Kotara South FC

Electorate: Charlestown

Facility: Nesbitt Park

Project: Re-turf the main sporting field with a more durable grass, catering for the growth of community clubs using the park.

Amount: $122,712


Charlestown City Blues FC

Electorate: Charlestown

Facility: Lisle Carr Oval

Project: Adding drainage to Lisle Carr oval to make it more accessible year round, even during poor weather.

Amount: $46,050


Yamba FC

Electorate: Clarence

Facility: Yamba Sports Complex

Project: Long overdue change-room upgrade – supporting our ladies!

Amount: $90,000


Toronto Awaba JFC

Electorate: Lake Macquarie

Facility: Finnan Oval

Project: Sun-safe covered seating to give community, supporters and families an enjoyable environment to watch football or cricket at the oval.

Amount: $36,510


Mayfield United JSFC

Electorate: Newcastle

Facility: Stevenson Park

Project: Upgrade to Female Friendly Change Room Facilities

Amount: $30,000


Inverell FC

Electorate: Northern Tablelands

Facility: Inverell Sporting Complex

Project: Inverell Sporting Complex Accessible Change Rooms & Amenities

Amount: $200,000


Swansea FC

Electorate: Swansea

Facility: Chapman Oval

Project: Install 900mm-high safety fencing and a 2 metre-wide concrete multi-use pathway which will encompass the playing fields.

Amount: $172,307


Gunnedah & Distrist Soccer

Electorate: Tamworth

Facility: Geoff Morgan Oval

Project: An extension of the clubhouse to provide accessibility for all community members and changing facilities for all players and officials.

Amount: $197,000


Singleton Strikers

Electorate: Upper Hunter

Facility: Alroy Oval

Project: Turn night into day with four new lighting towers to illuminate all of Alroy Oval for Soccer and Athletics use.

Amount: $140,000


My Community Project is made possible by the NSW Generations Fund(external link). The fund helps keep the state’s debt at a sustainable level, while sharing the benefit of its returns with the people of NSW by funding community projects.

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