30/11/2004 - 21:00

Community funding for building

30/11/2004 - 21:00


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Community funding for building

MORE than $72,000 has been awarded to community-based programs to celebrate the Year of the Built Environment 2004.

The Lotterywest grant round supporting the funding attracted more than 54 applications from around Western Australia.

The funding has gone to:

• City of Fremantle – $10,000 to run design workshops for the creation of new public open space;

• City of Joondalup – $1,200 towards production of a CD-ROM documenting the development of the local area;

• City of Mandurah – $5,000 for community education and information about more sustainable ways of living;

• Curtin University of Technology – $5,000 for the production of a book on the shack architecture of Wedge Island;

• North Cottesloe Primary School P&C Association – $5,000 for a three-day built environment workshop festival;

• Shire of Mundaring – $2,000 toward a photographic competition to showcase the region’s built environment;

• Shire of Wynhdam-East Kimberley – $10,000 to design, create and install a public art piece;

• Town of Narrogin – $10,000 towards architect and social planner fees to conduct community workshops on environmental design;

• Town of Northam – $20,000 for the production of a documentary on Retro Eco-House project; and

• Town of Port Hedland – $4,000 for a communication strategy to involve the community in a series of four seminars about sustainable living.


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