Gurmesh Singh MP


The Coffs Coast has secured $300,000 in funding for 13 projects through the 2023 Community Building Partnership Program.

Member for Coffs Harbour Gurmesh Singh said this NSW Government funding will deliver much-needed improvements to local facilities across our region.

“This is fantastic news for our local community,” Mr Singh said.

“This grassroots funding will directly help create a more vibrant and inclusive local community with positive social and recreational outcomes.

“I congratulate local organisations on their successful applications and I look forward to seeing how these projects make a real difference for community groups on the Coffs Coast.”

Our local projects are:

  • Upper Orara Public Hall – new battery $15,900
  • Aspect School – playground equipment $28,000
  • Woolgoolga Gymnastics – upgrades $30,000
  • Sawtell Surf Club – security system $23,539
  • Emerald Beach Fair – community pavilion $29,632
  • Coffs Harbour PCYC – freestanding fans $24,338
  • Red Rock Multi-Use Centre – exterior painting $20,000
  • Ulong Public School P&C – cubby house village $23,300
  • CWA Coffs Harbour – outside areas improvements $38,500
  • Gamumbi Early Childhood Education Centre – storage solutions $25,000
  • Coffs Coast Tigers Football Club – defibrillator project $5990
  • Sawtell Public School P&C – playground development and shade sails $30,000
  • Careflight – urgent medical equipment $5179

The Community Building Partnership Program has funded more than 19,700 community projects in NSW since it began in 2009. For more details, visit