Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman today announced a $30,000 grant for the Goulburn Tennis Club to assist in making lighting improvements.
Mrs Tuckerman said the funding would help cover the cost of new lighting for the Bishop Street courts, which was made available through the 2019 Community Building Partnership Program.
“The Goulburn Tennis Club is run by a small but active volunteer committee who have undertaken some major upgrades to the facilities. Including but not limited to; two court resurfacings; a completely renovated clubhouse with modern toilet and shower facilities, improved disability access, and a new kitchen and roof,” Mrs Tuckerman said.
“Good lighting is vital to the game, especially in winter, and these improvements will deliver twice as much light for half the electricity costs,” Mrs Tuckerman said.
“The Community Building Partnership program aims to enhance facilities that bring people together. Community sport, like Tennis, is a shining example of a continuously improving facility that brings people
Goulburn Tennis Club President, Hamish Brown, welcomed the funding from the State Government.
“The Goulburn Tennis Club have been working hard to make improvements across the grounds, we are sure that these new lights will be a big hit for all members.
“This grant has helped the club in purchase more cost efficient lights which will also heavily reduce maintenance costs in turn.
“The lights have been delivered and we are now awaiting a time when the electricians can start work on installation,” Mr Brown said.
For more information about the NSW Government’s 2020 Community Building Partnership Program, visit: http://www.nsw.gov.au/cbp