Nationals in Government commit $2.1m for Derwent Valley projects

Four worthwhile projects for the Derwent Valley will proceed if the Nationals win Government, Tasmanian Nationals Senator Steve Martin has announced.

Senator Martin made the commitments in the company of local community leaders and Lyons Nationals candidate Deanna Hutchinson at Willow Court New Norfolk, which is set for a $500,000 upgrade, including site access, infrastructure and parking.

“We are also investing $500,000 for Stage 2 of the New Norfolk Revitalisation, which includes landscaping, lighting, a playground, further trails, pedestrian safety measures and the rehabilitation of the New Norfolk Pool surrounds,” Senator Martin said.

"In a boost for young locals, the Nationals in Government are committing a further $500,000 for the redevelopment of Derwent Valley PCYC, including gyms spaces, change rooms, meeting rooms and the kitchen.”

“$600,000 will fund the redevelopment of the Tynwald Park sports facility. The project includes the development of a new pavilion including change rooms, toilets, a canteen and a community function space."

“Lyons Nationals candidate Deanna Hutchinson and I have been working hard listening to regional Tasmanian communities and delivering the funding they need to make key projects like these a reality.”

“This is part of our agenda of getting a fair share for regional Tasmania and a concrete example of the Nationals in Government putting locals first,” Senator Martin concluded.