Apr 7, 2016

Plumtree to receive $20,000 upgrade

I am very pleased to announce Plumtree Children’s Service in Marrickville will receive funding of $20,000 for a renovation of their bathroom as part of the Stronger Communities Program.

The Stronger Communities Program, administered through my office, will see a number of organisations across the electorate receive funding to support their activities.

Plumtree is well-known across the inner west for the work it does in supporting young children with a developmental delay or disability.

The additional funding will be transformative for Plumtree.

It will allow them to provide a more accessible environment that caters for every child, regardless of age or ability, who uses their bathroom.

The funding will go toward a new nappy change area, extra toilet and storage.

Sylvana Mahmic, CEO of Plumtree, said the funding was very welcome and would go a long way towards ensuring an inclusive space.

“There is so much more we can do as a community to ensure we include children with a disability,” Ms Mahmic said.

“We’re very pleased to receive this funding, which is a great example of how simple changes can make a very big difference in people’s lives,” Ms Mahmic said.

I want to congratulate Plumtree on their successful application and thank them on behalf of the community for their dedication to supporting children and families across the inner west.

 

 

Contact Anthony

(02) 9564 3588 Electorate Office

Email: A.Albanese.MP@aph.gov.au

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