Improving spaces for social housing tenants in Moree

Improving spaces for social housing tenants in Moree

Moree Plains Shire Council and Miyay Birray have secured funding for separate projects both focused around improving spaces to benefit social housing tenants and the wider community of Moree.

At Miyay Birray, the team had been working hard to apply for funding to build a secure fence to kick start their community garden and relaxing space out the back of their location.

Last week, they were granted $50,000 from the NSW Government to do just that and already work is underway to clear space with the help of Xavier High School students in Albury.

Miyay Birray CEO Darrel Smith said funding last year from land management allowed the team to propagate and plant native plants and trees however they were hesitant due to the lack of security.

“We didn’t want to see it built and then damaged so it was great to hear we were successfully granted funds for the fence and a community garden.

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