List of Achievements in Makin pre 2001

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List of Achievements in Makin since 2001

  • $20,578 Cultural Heritage project Program for conservation of the Old Highercombe Hotel, Tea Tree Gully. This is a local community museum and National Trust property.
  • $150,000 upgrade of Nelson RdMilne Rd intersection, Para Vista (Black Spots Programme)
  • $150,000 upgrade of Green Valley Drive, Salisbury Heights (Black Spots Programme)
  • $250,000 to upgrade One Tree Hill Road, Golden Grove. Road widened, junction realignment and improve sight distances. (Black Spots Programme)
  • $50,000 to widen junction of Mclntyre Road and Nelson Road, Gulfview Heights (Black Spots Programme – current)
  • $150,000 upgrade of turning lanes at Bridge Road and Wynn Vale Drive intersection, GulMew Heights. (Black Spots Programme – current)
  • $14,880 to Vietnamese Christian Community, Pooraka to assist workers to improve their English language and literacy skills. (Workplace English Language and Literacy Programme)
  • Training provider appointed in Modbury to provide the new Language, Literacy and Numeracy Programme to assist jobseekers.
  • $252,000 to King’s Baptist Grammar School, Wynn Vale (Capital Grants)
  • $27,525 to Pedare Christian College, Golden Grove. (Capital grants)
  • $387,814 to Prescott Primary – Northern School, Para Vista (Capital grants)
  • $320,000 to Torrens Valley Christian School, Hope Valley (Capital grants)
  • $1,000,000 Modbury Special School, Hope Valley (Capital grants)
  • Modbury Primary School selected to participate in Values Education Study and received a grant of $7,000. – Modbury.
  • Increase in HACC funding of $85,000 (total funding $21 0,000 in 04/05) to Adelaide Senior Citizens Village (Italian Benevolent Foundation), St Agnes.
  • $185,000 to Adelaide Senior Citizens Village, St Agnes to provide ongoing day activity programs and meals for 120 elderly people in the community
  • $604,200 (04/05) to City of Tea Tree Gully, Modbury to provide HACC services to isolated elderly residents and sufferers of dementia.
  • $643,884 in grants to projects in the Salisbury region (Para Hills, Pooraka, Salisbury East, Ingle Farm) to help boost education and employment opportunities, under the Sustainable Regions Program.
  • $32,425 in Emergency Relief funding to the Salvation Army, Ingle Farm, to assist individuals and families in financial crisis.
  • $32,000 to the Pooraka Primary School, Pooraka, under the Living in Harmony Community grants programme.
  • $72,601 to DRUG ARM, City of Tea Tree Gully, under the Tough on Drugs Community Partnerships Initiative
  • $1,395,000 road safety upgrade and provision of off road parking on Hancock Road between North East Road and Grand Junction Road, Tea Tree Gully, St Agnes and Vista. (Roads to Recovery funding)
  • $31,379 to reseal Northbri Avenue, Salisbury East (Roads to Recovery funding)
  • Repainting of school buildings and refurbishment of school grounds, Ridgehaven Primary School, Ridgehaven (Work for the Dole Project – 4 participants)
  • Redevelopment and landscaping of gardens, construction of bench seating, installation of sprinkler system and upgrading of change rooms at the Modbury Sporting Club Inc., Ridgehaven. (Work for the Dole – 22 participants)
  • Clean, paint and refurbishment of the interior of the Paddocks Neighbourhood House, Para Hills. (Work for the Dole – 12 participants)
  • Development of a Memorial Garden at the Para Hills Bowling Club Inc., including water feature, gazebo and bocchi fields, Para Hills (Work for the Dole – 16 participants)
  • Restoration and upgrading of a Council building for use by a local drug and outreach program, Modbury. (Work for the Dole – 8 participants)
  • Planning & landscaping Japanese Memorial and contemporary gardens, including garden furniture at the Helping Hand Aged Care home, Ingle Farm. (Work for the Dole – 10 participants).
  • Upgrade of community centre (Vietnamese Christian Community), Pooraka. (Work for the Dole – 20 participants)
  • Restoration and conservation of a collection of horse-drawn carriages for the National Trust of SA, Ridgehaven. (Work for the Dole – 30 participants)
  • Renovation of a property for development as a Youth Centre, Modbury North (Work for the Dole – 3 participants)
  • $99,500 to local company in Gulfview Heights for development of a high flow irrigation water valve (R&D Start grants)
  • $3,000,000 Communities for Children program for local early childhood projects in Salisbury East, Pooraka, Para Hills, Para Hills West, Ingle Farm.
  • Worked with local residents in Pooraka to save Rissdon Grove Reserve from developers.
  • $4,400 for the Tea Tree Gully RSL sub-branch for the purchase of equipment, Tea Tree Gully. (Veterans & Community Grants program)
  • Worked with local residents in Para Hills to save Goodall Road Reserve from developers.