Federal Government grants funding for Orange museum

Federal Government grants funding for Orange museum

Funding has been granted for the development of the Orange Regional Museum and cultural square.

The $7 million project will receive $4 millionfrom the federal government, another $2 million from Orange City Council, and $1 million from community fundraising.

Minister for Regional Development Anthony Albanese says this is a vital project for increasing economic activity, as well as celebrating the cultural aspect of the region including indigenous heritage.

Orange Mayor John Davis is thrilled with the decision, and says work will be begin as soon as the council receives written confirmation from the government.

Construction could begin within 3-4 months, and be completed within 18 months.

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