Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt has congratulated four Innisfail sporting clubs that have been successful in the latest round of the Reef Hotel Casino Community Benefit Fund.
Mr Pitt said that $63,560 has been allocated to 10 groups in the Mulgrave electorate under round 34, with $15,042 going to the four Innisfail clubs.
“Innisfail Golf Club has secured $1,918 to purchase a trailer to move machinery around the course, cart sand for top-dressing the greens and other maintenance work,” Mr Pitt said.
“Innisfail and District Netball association will receive $4,000 to purchase canteen equipment which will improve workplace conditions and allow the catering volunteers to expand the menu options leading to increased fundraising.
“Innisfail Brothers Junior Rugby League has been granted $5,074 to purchase portable shade structures which will be used to at home games to shelter the time keepers and scorers, and provide shade for visiting teams – and will be taken on away games to provide shade and shelter for the team and spectators.
“And Innisfail District Cricket Association will receive $4,050 to purchase a bowling machine to assist in improving players’ batting technique,” Mr Pitt said.
The following Mulgrave organisations also received funding under round 34:
- Babinda District Community Association, $8,500 to install protective window awnings
- Southern Suburbs Junior Rugby League Club, $7,475 to purchase catering equipment
- Autism Queensland, $11,100 to install a multisensory pathway
- Gordonvale District Guides, $842 to purchase waterproof cameras
- Leichhardt Football Club, $5,600 to purchase training equipment
- Yarrabah Seahawks Junior Rugby League Club, $15,000 to construct a storage shed
Grant allocations are announced quarterly and applications are accepted at any time.
Further information on grants is available on the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation website at www.olgr.qld.gov.au/grants