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Regional Opportunities

SCG's work includes responding to matters that offer opportunities for the region and working closely with regional partners to see outcomes.  Current opportunities being pursued include:

  • NSW Waste Less, Recycle More initiative................................      SCG applied for fuding under thi sinitiative to develop the Regiona Waste Strategy and undertake regional coordination to manage the rollout of strategic infrastructure, services and projects.
  • The "Port Fund" announced by the NSW State Government..     A list of the successful funded projects under this improtant initiative is available here.
  • Local Infrastructure Renewal Scheme...............................          SCG member Councils accessed funds from Round 1 to undertake over $60 Million of projects across the region; and a further $24M from Round 2.
  • NSW 2021 and the Regional Action Plans. ......                           SCG will work with regional Premiers Department and Federal agencies for alignment of Community Strategic Plans, State Regional Action Plans and  federal plans.
  • National Broadband Network rollout across the region........      SCG  hosted Information Sessions by Kiama Council and advocated for the wider regional roll-out
  • High Speed Rail and the Phase 2 study.................................      SCG  provided co-ordinated local government input to  the Phase 2 Study
  • Constitutional Recognition of Local Government....................     SCG member Councils will continue to promote this issue to our communities
  • Renewable Energy..................................................................    SCG continues to seek opportunities for faster rollout of more energy efficient streetlighting.
  • Maldon-Dombarton Rail Link...................................................     SCG now awaits outcomes of the $25M Pre-Construction activity.