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The Macdonald Valley Association Inc. partners with valley locals and contractors to undertake funded projects that will improve the Valley and/or its residents.
Funding sources include all levels of Government, public and private agencies and private individuals.

 

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Wellbeing Connections

The MVA has succeeded in winning a grant for a project to work with Valley residents to gauge the wellbeing of our community and to work towards improving this vital aspect of community health.

This grant provides for a remunerated position of Project Coordinator.  The MVA extends an invitation to everyone to respond to our Expression of Interest for this role.  Please see the following documents and do not hesitate in seeking more information by contacting us at wellbeing@macdonaldvalleyassociation.org.au.

Street Library

The Street Library is available in St Albans Park.

Defibrillator

We have purchased an automated defibrillator and have placed it in St Albans Park for easy access.

River Access

Hawkesbury City Council has recently improved access to the Macdonald River from St Albans Park.

Greater Sydney Local Land Service (GSLLS)
Arundo donax

The MVA has engaged with the GSLLS for two successive grants over the last 4 years.  The volunteer Project Manager, Vera Zaccari has worked tirelessly with many land owners to eradicate this virulent weed from along the banks of the Macdonald river.  There have been numerous reports and updates provided throughout the two stages which can be accessed here.

NSW Environmental Trust
Towards the Future (Tree of Heaven)

The NSW Environmental Trust has provided a grant of $250K over the last six years for ongoing treatment to remove an extremely noxious weed commonly called Tree of Heaven.  This weed is very hardy, prolific and deadly to cattle and other livestock.  The Project Manager, Peter Hughes has provided a number of reports which can be accessed here.  Previous work on eradicating Cestrum from Valley properties is still ongoing with many committed land owners continually targeting new and resurgent locations.