THIS morning, Deputy Prime Minister John Barilaro and national championship contender David Layzell announced $ 70,000 for electrical upgrades at the Abderdeen Sports and Recreation Club.
The $ 70,000 grant will allow the club to upgrade its air conditioning and electrical infrastructure, including circuit breakers and distribution boards, to comply with current Australian standards.
Deputy Prime Minister Barilaro said the 900-member club, which employs 10 residents, is an integral part of the Upper Hunter community and should have closed its doors had it not been able to meet the standards current security.
“The Aberdeen Sports and Recreation Club is the social hub of this community and I am happy that we can help the club keep its doors open so that they can continue to support local sports teams and to feed and entertain customers, ”Mr. Barilaro said. noted.
“The club is the proud home of bowling in Aberdeen and up to 75 bowlers regularly use the greens and facilities and it would be devastating for these people to lose their sports facilities and social gatherings in one fell swoop,” he said. he declares.
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