Budgeree Hall – Sep. 2019

Refurbishment at the Hall continues, with the inside almost complete. The sanding and sealing of the 109-year-old fl

Sanded and sealed floor.

oor boards was sensational. The boards came up a treat and we only had to replace three boards that were no longer up to standard.

We received a grant from the Department of Sports and Recreation to install a defibrillator at the Hall for the public to use. The defibrillator is now located on the wall at the back of the Hall. We also received free training for the community from St John’s Ambulance and had 21 people come along to learn how to use it and to refresh their CPR knowledge.

We have also received a Mirboo North and District Community Bank grant to improve the fire safety at the Hall. The grant will allow us to replace the bottom three 109-year-old weather boards with cement sheeting to provide some protection from ember attack in the event of ano

Defibrillator training Budgeree Hall.

ther fire. We are also having a small veranda added outside the kitchen door to stop the rain coming in the under the door and to stop leaf build up as part of the fire protection plan. We are now sourcing funds to provide a metal water tank dedicated for asset protection.

The planning permit for the outside deck is progressing, slowly but we hope to start work as soon as the weather improves, ready for summer.

The Hall is proving very popular for events with something happening there most weekends. If you would like to book an event or have a tour of the Hall to see how it could be the venue for your next party, or Christmas event, contact our secretary Leanne on 0429 111 192.