Alister Henskens portrait
Alister Henskens portrait

Funding Set to See our Community Flourish

Flowers in a garden at sunset

Our local community is set to benefit from $400,000 in funding for 13 projects through the NSW Government’s 2022 Community Building Partnership Program.

Member for Ku-ring-gai Alister Henskens SC said that the State Government funds will deliver much needed improvements to local facilities and cater for greater community use.

“This is fantastic news for our community. This grassroots funding will directly help create a more vibrant and inclusive community,” Mr Henskens said.

“I congratulate all the organisations that were successful in their application and look forward to seeing the difference that these projects will make in our area.”

Successful local projects for the 2022 round are:

  • $50,000 for a vehicle to allow Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Community Aged/Disabled Transport Service Inc to expand community transport services, Turramurra
  • $10,989 for a floor scrubber/dryer for the Police Citizens Youth Clubs NSW Ltd, Waitara
  • $29,870 to install an inclusive sensory garden at Normanhurst Public School, through the P&C Association, Normanhurst
  • $40,000 for roof replacement and repairs at the Kissing Point Sports Club community clubhouse, South Turramurra
  • $15,000 for playground resurfacing at Pymble Turramurra Pre-school Inc, Turramurra
  • $44,000 for electrical upgrades and safety work at West Pymble Bicentennial Club Inc, West Pymble
  • $26,626 for drainage and gutter work at 2nd Turramurra Scout Hall, Turramurra
  • $49,900 for refurbishment and improvements to 1st East Wahroonga Scout Hall, North Wahroonga
  • $14,590 for solar power at St Swithun’s Anglican Church community centre, Pymble
  • $10,000 to upgrade canteen facilities for the Northern Suburbs Football Association, North Turramurra
  • $40,083 to upgrade the playground at West Pymble Public School through West Pymble P&C Association, West Pymble
  • $28,942 for an accessible bathroom upgrade at Queen of Peace Church Normanhurst
  • $40,000 to upgrade the bathroom at Peter Rabbit Community Preschool, Wahroonga

The Community Building Partnership program has funded more than 18,000 community projects since it commenced in 2009.

Applications for the 2023 Program open in May 2023.

For more information about the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership Program, visit