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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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New Projects!

New Projects

The Fund has now funded 15 community projects to the value of almost $90,000 as at 21 July. The latest grants will help fund a new shed for the Cobargo Community Garden to be built by Building Angels. The shed will be a display prototype as well as a space for community garden volunteers. It…
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Check out Units 177 and 178 of the Elves making Shelves project!

Check out Units 177 and 178 of the Elves making Shelves project! All orders in the initial round have been filled and supplied to delighted recipients from Kiah to Yowrie. Elves are about to start on workbenches for people who lost homes and sheds – benches with shelves! Orders for shelving units for people who…
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Bega Valley Together – Bushfire Recovery Update; Clean up, waste disposal, vegetation management and more.

In this update hear from Caroline Long at Verona and Dave Boulton at Wonboyn about their experience with the clean up. Also we get an update on the clean up progress and some advice on what to do if you have questions and concerns from Kalina Koloff from Laing O’Rourke and James Davey from Public…
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Musicians continuing to help Cobargo and our region.

Musicians continuing to help Cobargo and our region. The wonderful Colin Hay, who has done so much for us already, has persuaded the Nine Network to donate $10,000 to the Cobargo Community Bushfire Recovery Fund. Grateful thanks to Colin, for your kindness and support. Thanks to the Nine Network (Nine.com.au) for supporting our independent, volunteer-run…
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