Smoky Bay Families Benefit from Federal Grant
Posted on Tuesday, 7 March, 2017
refurbished Smoky Bay playground has proven a great hit with families with the
new equipment providing kids with plenty of fun.
Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey was pleased to drop in on the weekend to see locals
enjoying the refurbished playground.
He said a
lot of hard work that has gone into the project and he was able view the new
safety fence erected with the assistance of a $9,000 grant from the Federal
Government Building Better Regions program.
committee coordinator Colleen Holmes and Progress Association President Desrae
Beattie are thrilled with the results and the number of people using the
committee took the opportunity offered by the grant to engage with the
community and do much more at the playground including extending the soft fill
and installing a low retainer made from treated sleepers,” Mr Ramsey said.
installed some new equipment, which has been a real hit with playground users."
particularly taken with the parent/infant swing which was being used with great
enthusiasm when I visited.
Smoky Bay is as neat as a pin and it is a great credit to the Progress
Association and the residents.”