Author: Don Green

Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery fund

November Projects

The Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund committee met twice in November and approved seven grants. The fund received several requests from community groups who are developing significant infrastructure and environmental projects to help Cobargo recover and rebuild.These groups are now preparing grant applications for the highly competitive, NSW Government Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund (BLERF), the…
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October’s Projects

The Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund committee met on 15th October and approved four grants. Quaama Tennis Club: Quaama Tennis court enhancement $5000 Quaama Tennis Club aims to help bushfire recovery by improving social wellbeing and community connectedness within the Quaama community through sport. The project aims to provide a space for the community to…
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New Projects

Feathertail Glider (this one was rescued days after the NYE fires on Peak Alone). The Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund committee met on 17 September and approved two grants. Kate Ogden and the Cobargo Preschool received $5,500 for a wildlife habitat box project. Kate and the preschool will work with children, parents, local residents and private property…
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Quaama Public School Bike Track

An exciting project bringing joy to students of all ages “Thanks to the generous funding of the Cobargo Bushfire fund, the project was completed at the beginning of last term and has been a great success! We have had the wonderful support from personnel from Tathra mountain bike club, plus many school and community volunteers…
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Cobargo Community Building / Community Fire Refuge

The Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund committee met on 20 August and approved a seed funding grant of $5,280 for the design concept for a Cobargo Community Building/Community Fire Refuge. In their application, the Yuin Folk Club, the Cobargo Showground Land Manager supported by the Cobargo A.P&H Society, said the proposed $2m building would be…
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Community Projects

The 15 projects funded to date are: ○  Quaama Parents and Citizens: School Bike Training Centre; $5000 ○  Woodies Working for the Community (Elves Making Shelves for people who lost homes), Brogo: $4000 ○  Cobargo Community Garden Project: $2000 ○  Cobargo Community Garden Shed: $5,700 ○  Cobargo Creators: Provision of Studio Space for burnt out…
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