NSW Government's COVID-19 stimulus program: Funding for showgrounds

Dubbo Showground.
Dubbo Showground.

DUBBO Showground will receive $289,788 in fudning to construct horse stables, an amenities block and equestrian arena to bosst event hosting opportunities and improve safety and animal welfare.

The funds are part of more than $380,000 for upgrade works at three local showgrounds under the NSW Government's COVID-19 stimulus program.

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The Narromine Showground will also benefit from $56,696 to construct a steel storage shed to maintain and secure equipment for the showround and its user groups, while Tomingle Racecourse will receive $36,000 to undertake repairs to the secretary's office to improve safety for building users.

In announcing the funding Member for Dubbo Dugald Saunders said it was 'fantastic to report the stimulus program will back more improvement works in the region'.

"Our regional communities will benefit from better showground facilities and stronger infrastructure that can serve generations into the future."

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