An artist's impression of Lismore's proposed
An artist's impression of Lismore's proposed "destination" park.

Funding boost for Blair Oval

MINISTER for Sport and Recreation, Graham Annesley, today visited Lismore to announce funding for an upgrade of Blair Oval.

Lismore City Council will receive $25,000 from the state government, which they will match, to upgrade lighting, drainage and enlargement of the playing field in the first stage of the Lismore Park Project.

The funding comes from Round Two of the state governments Participation and Facility Grant Program, Mr Annesley explained.

Other Lismore electorate organizations to benefit include Lord Taverners Northern NSW Inc, Far North Coast Hockey Inc, Nimbin Community Organisation, Kyogle Together Inc, Nimbin Headers Sports Club Inc, and Eureka and Districts Sports Club Inc.