Kilmore’s residents and children will benefit from two upgraded playgrounds, unveiled today by Labor Upper House Member for Northern Victoria, Jaclyn Symes.

The $300,000 Kilmore Play Space project, which received $100,000 from the 2015- Growing Suburbs Fund, will enhance the community’s liveability with improvements to Hudson Park and Moore Court Reserve.

The Hudson Park redevelopment includes new play equipment, pathways, landscaping, fencing, and signage.

The Moore Court reserve redevelopment features an upgraded play space for younger and older children, improved accessibility and landscaping.

“The Kilmore Play Space will no doubt be well utilised by local families looking to spend time having fun on this new equipment over the school holidays,” Ms Symes said.

“Labor is delivering the community facilities and assets that are required with nearly $10million committed to community projects in the Mitchell Shire over the past 2 years and the results are already being seen in our towns.

“We were elected to put people first, and we’re doing that by funding and building the facilities and local infrastructure our community needs.”

Funding for the $50 million 2016 Growing Suburbs Fund has been allocated to 42 projects across the 10 interface councils to accelerate the delivery of vital community infrastructure.

Mitchell Shire received $4,896,569 for three projects including the Wallan Town Centre revitalisation, the Mandalay Community Centre and the Broadford Community Centre revitalisation.

In 2015 the Mitchell Shire received $3,358,638 toward the delivery of five projects; the Community Bank Adventure Park, Broadford Youth Centre, Wallan Integrated Community Learning facility, Kilmore Play Space and the Greenhill Pavilion project.