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Second round child care grants announced.

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Media Release

Roger Price, MP

Federal Member for Chifley

PO Box 259 Mt Druitt NSW 2770


For immediate release




“I am pleased to be able to announce a total of $52,965 in grants for child care centres in Chifley ", Mr Roger Price MP, Federal Member for Chifley said today.


"Under the Federal Government's Children's Services Program, five child care centres in my electorate will benefit from 2nd round funding of minor capital upgrading grants.”


"Hillend Road Child Care Centre in Doonside will receive $5,320 in order to provide a playing area with artificial grass and 'soft-fall'.”


"John Armitage Child Care Centre in Mt Druitt ($13,415), Nan Moran Child Care Centre in Willmot ($9,370) and Suzanna Children's Centre in St Marys ($17,600) will receive their grants for the construction of shaded areas with artificial grass and 'soft-fall'.”


"Koala Corner Child Care Centre in St Marys will receive $7,260 in order to upgrade their fences."


In announcing the grants Mr Price said, “This money will be welcome relief for the child care centres, who will now be in a position to provide increased service and safety for their young charges."




Media Contact: Steve Duffy 0413 638 237


3rd May 1999