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WestInvest funding round opens for local communities Statewide

Residents in parts of Riverwood, Narwee and Beverly Hills are eligible for the next round of WestInvest funding, with $2 billion in grants open to eligible applicants starting from today.

More than 1000 organisations that successfully submitted registration of interest (ROI) for a share of the WestInvest funding can now progress to the application stage, which will be open for eight weeks.

Member for Oatley, Mark Coure said, that this funding would help community members to enjoy a range of brand-new infrastructure projects that are set to be implemented in the aforementioned areas.

“Some local projects include _____________ and ______________, which will make our electorate a better place to live, work and raise a family,” Mr Coure said.

“I encourage all applicants within my local community who have submitted a registration of interest to finalise their application and apply for funding before 27 June at 5.00pm.”

Treasurer, Matt Kean said, WestInvest projects saw a huge response in the ROI stage, with application and proposals worth billions of dollars sent from Burwood to the Blue Mountains, and from Wollondilly to the Hawkesbury.

“We look forward to seeing shovels in the ground soon to bring these projects to life. We hope to be able to award WestInvest grants from November this year and see these local community projects delivered shortly after,” Treasurer Kean said.

“Local Western Sydney communities have called for more walking and cycling paths, pools and sports centres, multicultural centres, museums celebrating food and culture and footbridges over cleaner rivers.”

The $5 billion WestInvest program is designed to fund city-changing infrastructure projects that will enhance communities, with $3 billion set aside for NSW Government agencies to deliver transformational projects that are ready to go.

To find out more about WestInvest and to access application support, please visit: www.nsw.gov.au/grants-and-funding/westinvest