In the 2020-21 NSW Budget the Goulburn electorate will receive funding boosts across a range of programs and projects.

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman said today’s budget is a pleasing result for the communities of the Goulburn electorate.

“The Budget delivers for a stronger Goulburn electorate with funding for Police, Education, Roads, Tourism, Transport, Social Housing, Businesses and Health,” Mrs Tuckerman said.

“These programs would not be possible without the NSW Liberals record of strong financial management.

Some highlights include:
• $700,000 (as part of a $9.6 million project) to reinvigorate the Wombeyan Caves visitor experience and funding towards the upgrade of the Wombeyan Caves Road
• Part funding of the $25 million commitment the Goulburn Police Station project
• $1.5 million (as part of $60 million) to upgrade Goulburn Police Academy
• $60.7 million (as part of a $150 million project) for the Goulburn Hospital Redevelopment
• $3 million to commence a new primary school at Murrumbateman
• $24 million to commence the Barton Highway Duplication: ACT towards Murrumbateman and the completion of Barton Highway Safety Improvement (State and Federal Funded)
• Improvement to Social Housing Assets
• Upgrades at Yass High School
• Upgrades at Goulburn and Moss Vale Train Stations
• Planning for Moss Vale Bypass
• Continuation of Stronger Country Communities Fund with a fourth round
• Extension of the Regional Seniors Travel Card into 2021
• $1,500 voucher for small business towards government fees and charges
• Payroll tax relief and small business support
• $291 million state-wide boost for arts and culture
• Multi-million-dollar stimulus for Crown Lands
• 15 hours of free preschool
• $100 Out & About vouchers to support families and small businesses