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The Future of our City… Coffs Chamber Breakfast 13 September
September 13, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
You’ve heard about the money from the Poles & Wires, here’s how it’s going to make a difference to Coffs Harbour…
You are invited to attend a breakfast presentation by Chris Hanger – Executive Director, Infrastructure and Networks from the Department of Premier & Cabinet, following the announcement of $1.3 billion in funding for Regional Australia.
Who should attend:
• Anyone with an interest in the future of our city
• Incorporated associations, including business, industry and community organisations
• Co-operatives, educational institutions, infrastructure providers & NGOs
• Sporting, event, cultural and service groups and clubs (all disciplines)
• Local Councils
• Local Chambers of Commerce
Why? – The State Government has never before released this amount of investment funding at one time to Regional Australia – it is unprecedented and projects will not happen without community support! This is your opportunity to hear and embrace what could shape our city’s future.
Following the leasing of the Poles & Wires, the NSW Government is commencing an investment of $1.3 billion in regional areas through six funds:
Growing Local Economies – unlocking economic potential by building or upgrading power, transport and telecommunications links and water and sewerage services
Regional Sports Infrastructure – supporting participation and high achievement in sport for regional NSW communities by improving facilities
Connecting Country Communities – investing in better mobile phone and internet connectivity to support businesses and families living and working in regional areas and drive regional productivity
Regional Cultural Fund – delivering investment to support bold and exciting regional arts and culture venues
Resources for Regions – supporting the infrastructure and community needs of mining-affected regional economies
Stronger Country Communities Fund – supporting councils and community groups to deliver crucial local infrastructure to improve quality of life
The funds will enable regional communities like Coffs Harbour to grow, attract greater investment and draw skilled workers. The funded projects will be led by the regional communities and applications are now being invited from local governments, regional organisations, industry bodies and many other groups including sport and not-for-profits etc.
This event poses an opportunity not only to understand who’s eligible for funding and how to apply, but to hear what these funds mean for our city and the prospect to improve infrastructure investment in Coffs Harbour that will not only benefit us but future generations.
Come along and find out – RSVP today!
Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 7:00am – 9:00am
Venue: C.ex Coffs, Vernon Street
Cost: $30 – including breakfast
To register: Email firstname.lastname@example.org