Bungendore's sporting groups welcome new facility

Mar 15, 2012 by

The Veolia Mulwaree Trust has been proud to assist in funding the new multi-purpose building at Bungendore's Mick Sherd Oval.

Officially opened on 3 December 2011, the new building now provides a canteen, sport storage areas, a meeting room/game day administration room, official's change rooms and public toilets. Located in the centre of Bungendore, the project has provided a much-needed public facility in the growing township. A variety of different sports are played at the oval and surrounding area.

“It is already appreciated by the various sporting and community groups that use the oval and it will have a lot of use,” Palerang C

ouncil's Director of Infrastucture Planning Mr Bill Ellison said.

The building project was managed by Palerang Council and cost $600,000, jointly funded by the Veolia Mulwaree Trust ($89,000), the NSW Department of Sport and Recreation, Federal Government, Palerang Council, Bendigo Bank, the Mick Sherd Oval Shed Committee and much-appreciated in-kind support and donations from many local businesses. Palerang Council also funded the upgrade of the adjacent car park which has added to the amenities.

The new building was officially opened by Veolia Mulwaree Trust Chairman Paul Stephenson, Palerang Mayor Walter Raynolds and State Member John Barilaro, pictured unveiling the plaque.

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