Member for Barker Tony Pasin MP has officially switched on new track lights at the Mount Gambier Harness Racing Club at last Saturday’s Matthews Petroleum 2020 Mount Gambier Pacing Gold Cup.

The Club received $20,000 funding through the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program to assist with the lighting upgrade project.

Mr Pasin said he was pleased the Federal Government was supporting the Club with the infrastructure upgrades that would shine new light on Harness Racing events in Mount Gambier.

Mr Pasin said the Stronger Communities program is aimed at funding projects that deliver social and economic benefits and form part of the Coalition Government’s continuing commitment to strengthen local communities across Australia.  “Our local communities are the heart of this country and the investment in local projects under the Stronger Communities Programme is about just that – strengthening communities and ensuring they have the facilities and the infrastructure to remain vibrant, great places to live into the future,” Mr Pasin said.

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