As part of Phase 3 of the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure grants (LRCI) Program, Charles Sturt Council has received $2,594,554 in funding from the Federal Government for a range of new recreational facilities.
The funding received will go towards supporting the following capital works projects in the City of Charles Sturt:
Your Neighbourhood Plan – Albert Park Reserve
A new recreational park of 3,000 square metres will provide a local social and recreational open space, cool the locality, increase biodiversity, reduce local flooding and increase amenity and property values.
Grant support: $1,000,000
Total cost: $3 million
Henley Ngutungka – Henley Library and Community Centre Redevelopment
This project relocates the Henley and Grange Community Centre to the library site at 378 Seaview Road, and repurposes the State Heritage-listed Town Hall to become a key component of an integrated library and community centre.
Grant support: $800,000
Total cost: $8 million
City wide playground shade sails program
Rollout of playground shade sails across many reserves in the City. This funding brings forward Charles Sturt Council’s ten-year planned rollout of shade sails and installation of sails at a number of playgrounds will commence soon.
Grant support: $344,554
Flinders Park Oval netball courts
The Flinders Park (FP) Netball Club is part of the Flinders Park Sporting Club which also includes the FP Football and Cricket clubs. Construction of three fully lit netball courts will greatly assist this growing club to accommodate new netballers within western Adelaide.
Grant support: $250,000
Total cost: $550,000
Ngutungka West Lakes (Library and Community Centre): cultural works, interpretive art and signage
Ngutungka West Lakes is the new combined Library and Community Centre in the heart of the WEST development. Ngutungka West Lakes is a state of the art centre of excellence for literacy, learning, innovation and discovery. Funding will go towards cultural works, interpretive art and signage in the plaza to complete the project.
Grant support: $200,000