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A total of 35 projects at schools in the Calare electorate are set to benefit students and the community.

Member for Calare, Andrew Gee, said the Australian Government was providing $200,000 to fund projects from Wattle Flat to Wellington.

“The Australian Government recognises the important role schools play in our community and that’s why we’re funding small projects that will make a big difference at our local schools,” Mr Gee said.

“The school communities across our region nominated the projects they most wanted and the Australian Government stepped up with funding support through the Coalition Government’s $30.2 million Local Schools Community Fund.

“These local school projects will go a long way in helping our students and the local school community in Calare when they are completed next year.”

The full list of schools being funded are as follows:

Bathurst Regional Council area

  • The Assumption Catholic Primary School: Refurbishment of Breakout Learning Space - $5,000
  • St Stanislaus College: Students, Entrepreneurs and Industry - $5,000
  • Scots All Saints College: Sun Protection - $3,000
  • Holy Family Catholic Primary School: iPad Project - $5,000
  • Raglan Public School: Forest Garden - $5,000
  • Wattle Flat Public School: New Shade Sail - $6,000
  • Eglinton Public School: Playground equipment - $7,000

Blayney Shire Council Area

  • Blayney High School: Oval Tree Furniture - $5,000
  • Carcoar Public School: Refurbished Learning Spaces - $4,000
  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Blayney: Connect and Discover A project to enhance student wellbeing - $4,000

Cabonne Shire Council area:

  • St Columba's Catholic Primary School, Yeoval: Football Posts - $4,500
  • Yeoval Central School: Western Access Program Stage 6 Curriculum Camp - $4,746
  • Clergate Public School: Upgrading Information and Communication Technology Equipment (ICT) for use by all students - $5,000
  • Mullion Creek Public School: STEAM Learning Space and Facilities - $5,000
  • Spring Hill Public School: Upgrading Information and Communication Technology Equipment (ICT) for use by all Students - $5,000
  • Cumnock Public School: BMX Bike Trail and Billy Cart Track and Educational Road Safety Precinct - $12,000
  • Canowindra Public School: Library furniture update - $5000
  • Manildra Public School: Sandpit and sensory learning area - $6000
  • Eugowra Public School: Upgrades to the kitchen and dining facilities - $5000

 Dubbo Regional Council Area

  • Wellington Public School: Support class play area - $7,000
  • St Mary's Catholic School, Wellington: School Agriculture Plot Shade Project - $5,000

 Lithgow City Council area:

  • Zig Zag Public School: Playground Equipment Upgrading - $6,000
  • Meadow Flat Public School: iPads project - $9,000

 Mid-Western Regional Council area

  • Rylstone Public School: Rylstone Rakes Shade Sail - $7,000
  • Ilford Public School: Music Room Upgrade - $5,000
  • Gulgong High School: Yarning Circle – Cultural Outside Learning Area - $5,000
  • Kandos High School: “A Living History” - $4,000
  • Lue Public School: Library upgrade - $2,900
  • Hargraves Public School: iPads - $4,854

 Orange City Council Area

  • James Sheahan Catholic High School: Norton Oval Seating - $7,000
  • Catherine McAuley Catholic Primary School: Shade area for students - $5,000
  • Orange High School: Wellbeing and support area renovation - $6,000
  • Anson Street School: Hydrotherapy Spa - $15,000
  • Orange Anglican Grammar School: Sensory Playground Project - $5,000
  • Bowen Public School: Nature Playground - $5,000