Local groups benefit from Community Assistance Fund

Published on 11 December 2017

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Ten Moyne Shire organisations will share in more than $50,000 thanks to the second round of the council’s community assistance fund.

The shire’s contributions to these groups will help bring more than $124,000 worth of projects to life.

They touch on the arts, sport, education and history and span the shire from Macarthur to Peterborough.

The successful applicants were:

  • Kirkstall Recreation Reserve Committee - $2752 to replace picnic settings at the recreation reserve
  • Macarthur Gun Club - $2175 to refurbish trap house and improve accessibility
  • Nirranda & District Community Facility - $9250 for a new mower
  • Nullawarre Township Committee - $3150 for “The Cowstallation” roadside art project
  • Peterborough Tennis Club - $1500 for a children’s tennis coaching clinic
  • Port Fairy Surf Lifesaving Club - $4000 for education resources
  • Port Fairy Tennis Club - $11,533 for improved fencing and wind protection
  • Purnim Hall Committee - $507 for restoration of historic photos
  • The Friends of St Brigid’s - $20,000 to help restore heritage building
  • Wangoom Recreation Reserve - $1927 for equipment and facility upgrades

Moyne Shire handed out $159,540 in the first round of its community assistance fund in 2017/18, and $56,794 in its second round.