Shire of Carnarvon Secures $500,000 for Civic Centre Upgrades

Published on Thursday, 9 November 2023 at 3:07:29 PM

The Shire of Carnarvon is thrilled to announce that it has successfully secured $500,000 in funding from the Local Government Resilience Fund, funded by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services. This funding will be dedicated to vital upgrades to the Woolshed at the Civic Centre, serving as an evacuation centre for the Shire. The improvements will include roofing of the outdoor area, enhancements to the kitchen facilities, and interior renovations.

The Woolshed at the Civic Centre holds a special place in the hearts of the Carnarvon community. Beyond its crucial role as an evacuation centre, it is a beloved venue that hosts a wide array of community events, forums, and even funerals. These upgrades will not only enhance its capabilities as an evacuation centre but will also ensure that it remains a versatile and functional space for the community.

Shire President, Eddie Smith, expressed his gratitude, saying, "This funding is a testament to the Shire's ongoing commitment to identifying funding for the improvement of our facilities and community infrastructure. The Woolshed is a cherished asset that plays a pivotal role in the safety and well-being of our community. These upgrades will enable us to serve our community even better in times of need and during times of celebration."

The improvements to the Woolshed at the Civic Centre are expected to commence in the coming months, with the Shire of Carnarvon excited to provide an even more resilient and adaptable space for the community.

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