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The City of Canterbury Bankstown was allocated $10 million in funding. Councils were required to consult with their community to allocate the SCF through two programs:
Read the quarterly reports to Council on the progress of projects funded under the SCF.
All Abilities Playground – Bankstown City Gardens Stage 2
All-abilities inclusive play space at Bankstown City Gardens.
Changing Places portable facility for community events
Purchase portable changing facility to provide public amenities to all abilities needs at community events.
Red Chair Movement
Design and install street furniture that encourages social interaction and discussion between residents. Find out more about the Red Chair Project at Panania Library and Knowledge Centre and the Red Chair Project at Riverwood Library and Knowledge Centre
Regional Sports Framework
Multipurpose synthetic surface at Jensen Park.
Community Engagement vehicle
Purchase a bespoke community engagement vehicle to enhance capacity to engage with residents across the City.
Cooks River interactive litter capture device
Install smart litter capture device on the Cooks River.
Implementation of Sports Facilities Strategy - Recreation Initiatives
Implement high priority recommendations from the Sports Facilities Strategy.
Smart Cities, kick start of the City’s journey
Purchase of smart poles to improve information capture and dissemination across our city through technology such as Wi-Fi availability; loudspeakers; and traffic, parking and movement sensors.
Enhanced play experience at Greenacre
Design and construct enhanced play experience in Greenacre.
Enter into partnership with energy provider to develop, construct and manage a community solar farm.
Parry Park upgrade and renewal
Implement high priority recommendations from the Parry Park Master Plan, including construction of new playground.
Wiley Park Parkland upgrade and renewal
The project will improve access for all users of the park, activate greater areas of the site through interactive play spaces and public art installations.
Regional Cycleway Connection – Canterbury Road Underpass
Upgrade existing underpass to improve access.
Project will now be funded under RMS grants program. Funding reallocated.
A total of $987,546 was allocated to 27 different community groups under the SCF’s Community Grants Program. These projects were endorsed at the December 2016 Council meeting and responded to the following priority outcomes: