Junee Shire gets $1m in DCP funding to spruce up infrastructure

The Junee Shire Council in NSW is getting $1 million in drought funding for infrastructure projects, including an upgrade of the town’s swimming pool.

The projects will be being funded under the Commonwealth’s Drought Communities Program (DCP).

Other DCP projects submitted by Junee Council which are to be funded include upgrades to camping grounds at Wantabadgery’s Sandy Beach and the Bethungra Dam, installation of new fencing at the Junee, Illabo, Bethungra and Old Junee cemeteries, renovations to the Junee museum and visitor information centre, shared pedestrian and bicycle pathways in the villages, and new seating and tables in public spaces across the Shire.

News of the approval follows June’s announcement that Junee would receive $588,000 under the Federal Government’s $1.8 billion Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program (LRCIP)