The Federal Government grant will allow the Cooyar Show society to build a new multipurpose building which will include a new administration office

May 8, 2020

Cooyar Agricultural Society will receive more than $430,000 from the Federal Government to build a new multipurpose facility at the showgrounds.

The $430,215 grant, announced on Friday, is part of the $20 million Regional Agricultural Show Development Grants program to renew and reinvigorate ageing showgrounds.

The grant will enable the Cooyar Show Society to build a facility which will include new toilet and shower amenities, a kitchen, storage areas and an administration office.

Bell Show Society has also received $65,000 to provide permanent facilities for livestock holding and to upgrade display facilities in the pavilion.

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud said the grants would also serve as a much-needed cash injection for regional towns in the wake of recent bushfires and the COVID-19 outbreak.

“Agricultural shows are a major drawcard for our regional towns, many of which have had to cancel events this year due to COVID-19,” Minister Littleproud said.

“These grants will help show societies refurbish their showgrounds and facilities, so that when their next event rolls around it will be even more attractive to showgoers.”

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