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Federal budget 2022-23 and the plan to strengthen West and South Gippsland
Summaries of 2022-23 budget and funding across West and South Gippsland.
With the Budget being the hot topic of the week please find attached three media releases which may be of interest to you. They include "Our plan for a stronger future in Monash - a summary of the Budget 2022-23, Strengthening our region through continued investment and Major funding boost for local communities across Monash.
This year's Budget includes significant new funding for existing programs that drive the growth and success of regional towns and communities
Significant funding commitments in the 2022-23 Budget will drive the growth of towns and communities across Monash, creating jobs and driving our economic growth into the future. We are investing an additional $500 million in the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program, a major boost to communities across the country. A further $22.7 million has been committed for an additional round of the Stronger Communities Programme (SCP), delivering more funding for small capital projects in federal electorates.
Major funding boost
Major funding boost for local communities across Monash means more road and community infrastructure projects will be rolled out across Monash, thanks to a further $500 million in funding for the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) Program. Councils in Monash will receive the following payment through the Phase 3 extension of the LRCI Program:
- Bass Coast Shire Council - $923,666
- Baw Baw Shire Council - $1,795,027
- Cardinia Shire Council - $1,691,139
- Latrobe City Council - $1,700,085
- South Gippsland Shire Council - $2,384,531
You can also read more about the budget and funding boosts in these pages:
- Our plan for a stronger future in Monash - a summary of the Budget 2022-23
- Strengthening our region through continued investment
- Major funding boost for local communities across Monash
This funding will support more community infrastructure projects, boosting local jobs and driving the economic growth to make our nation as strong as possible as quickly as possible.
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