Bella Vista ampitheatre funds good at this stage

Baulkham Hills MP David Elliott has successfully applied for partial funding of a proposed stage at Bella Vista Farm Park.

Premier Barry O’Farrell has approved up to $123,550 worth of funding for the stage, expected to cost about $500,000.

The Hills mayor Michelle Byrne thanked Mr Elliott.

Click here to read The Hills Council media release.

“We’re happy to finally have approval from the NSW Heritage Council for the construction of this stage," Cr Byrne said.

"It will attract more performing arts to Bella Vista Farm Park and more visitors to the Sydney Hills.”

Read our previous coverage:

■ September 3, 2013: The Hills Council has awarded a tender to Auscorp Corporations to build an amphitheatre outdoor stage at Bella Vista Farm Park.

■ June 25, 2013: The Hills Council has allocated $370,000 for the design, installation and construction of an ampitheatre at the historic farm, where colonial settlers Elizabeth and John Macarthur first introduced merino sheep to Australia.

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