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Published Monday 3 February 2020
Tags:General, Media Release

Mitchell Shire’s growing recreation spaces

Mitchell Shire Council will receive $4.83 million from the Victorian Government’s Growing Suburbs Fund (GSF) to deliver three projects valued at $5.09 million in Broadford, Kilmore and Wallan.

  • Kilmore rejuvenation: $2.42 million will be provided from the Growing Suburbs Fund to enhance the town centre with a makeover of Sydney Street in Kilmore. Council will contribute an additional $160,173.
  • Taylors Creek shared pathway in Wallan: $1.67 million will be provided from the Growing Suburbs Fund with an additional $98,395 from Mitchell Shire Council. The new active trail will connect residents to the town centre.
  • Broadford parks and play spaces: $720,000 will be provided from the Growing Suburbs Fund to develop the park behind the Broadford Community House and to upgrade the Memorial Park play space.

Quotes attributable to Mitchell Shire Mayor Councillor David Lowe

“The new facilities, upgrades and recreation spaces will benefit visitors and small businesses, as well as provide the local community with beautiful spaces to encourage activity and fitness.

"We have some very impressive projects in the pipeline, and I can’t wait to see them delivered.

“With a small investment of just under $260,000, we’ve been able to secure more than $4.8 million for our community."
Mayor Councillor David Lowe

"I would like to thank the Victorian Government for their assistance through the Growing Suburbs Fund.

"We’re growing fast and this type of funding support and partnership approach help us to meet community needs now and in the future.”

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