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$12 Million for RSPCA shelter expansion

Date: Sunday 16th June 2019
Category: Ministerial Media Release

The largest animal shelter in NSW will receive a major upgrade thanks to a $12 million investment by the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government in the 2019-20 NSW Budget.

Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said the RSPCA’s Yagoona centre is highly valued by the community for its shelter and animal welfare enforcement services, veterinary clinic, as well as the education and training programs it runs.

“Everyone knows the RSPCA does a great job caring for thousands of animals every year, so I am proud to commit $12 million to ensure the organisation can renew and expand their adoption facilities at Yagoona,” Mrs Hancock said.

“We are pleased this funding will ensure the RSPCA can continue its important work.”

The investment builds on a previous $7.5 million contribution by the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government used to rebuild and refurbish veterinary facilities at the centre. Read more...

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