House debates

Thursday, 3 June 2021

Statements by Members

Lyne Electorate: Community Infrastructure

1:34 pm

Photo of David GillespieDavid Gillespie (Lyne, National Party) Share this | | Hansard source

The Hastings and Camden Haven are benefiting from the government's Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program. The $2.8 million funding boost has brought forward key projects across the regions, towns and villages. Mayor Peta Pinson, Kaine Faddi and Karl Herb were thrilled that the Laurieton Sports Complex would benefit from $455,000 for their master plan upgrades, including improved change rooms, storage and the multipurpose sports court. Wendy Hudson and the 470 members of the Kendall Tennis Club are cheering they will receive $150,000 for a new tennis court and will their pickle ball competition. Comboyne has received new shared pathways connecting the local school. I'm pleased to announce Pioneer Park is set for a $100,000 upgrade. The town of Beechwood is booming with new homes and families, like James and Thaleia Prussing and their children, Myah, Marley and Rylan, who will benefit from $480,000 for shared pathways and pedestrian refuges, providing improved connectivity and a safer journey for students. Lake Cathie Community Centre members Vern Warner, Leesa-Rae Harrison and Stewart Cooper were thrilled that they will receive a new three-by-three basketball court alongside their community garden. Along with a $280,000 investment for the Lake Cathie foreshore reserve, works include an accessible walkway, new picnic facilities an outdoor shower and shade over the playground. These are small projects that make a huge difference.