Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program – Phase 4

Over $2 million has been granted for various roads and community projects in towns across the Warrumbungle Shire that is set to improve infrastructure for community members.  

“Funding has now been approved for 15 road and community infrastructure projects across the Shire,” said Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Ambrose Doolan. “Council is delighted to share that it has received $2,449,382 under the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program (LRCI) Phase 4,” Cr Doolan explained. 

Projects that have been approved under the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program include:
• Mendooran Tennis Court Fence Upgrade - $120,000
• Shire Wide Bus Stop Upgrades - $185,000
• CCTV Installation at Outdoor Pools - $150,000
• Shire Wide Playground Upgrades - $400,000
• Mendooran Park Picnic Shelter and Pathway Upgrades - $140,000
• Len Guys Park Binnaway Toliet Upgrades - $80,000
• Dog Parks for Coolah, Coonabarabran, and Dunedoo - $120,000
• Dunedoo Pedestrian Access Improvement - $60,000
• Baradine Pool Amenities Maintenance and Repair - $100,000
• Coonabarabran Pump Park Shade and Seating Improvements - $25,000
• Cemetery Signage Renewal Phase 1 - $50,000
• Coolah Pool Enterance Building Maintenance and Repair - $100,000
• Coonabarabran No3 Oval New Skillion Roof - $88,366
• Baradine Road, Baradine Causeway - $550,000
• Piambra Road, Binnaway Reconstruction - $346,016

Works on these projects are set to get underway throughout 2024 and all projects are anticipated to be completed by end June 2025.

“Council would like to thank the Australian Government for funding these projects under the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program, we are excited to see these projects come to light,” Cr Doolan concluded.