Noosa clubs strike gold with state government grants
Member for Noosa Glen Elmes MP has announced $307,000 worth of state government grants were given to Noosa sport and rec clubs for new facilities and equipment in the latest funding round.
“The Get Playing Places and Spaces funding program, provides grants of up to $100,000 to develop new, upgraded or replacement sport and recreation infrastructure and were awarded to:
- Noosa District Junior Rugby League Football Club - $100,000 to upgrade lighting
- Noosa Tennis Club - $100,000 to construct permanent roof over one outdoor court
- Noosa Australian Football Club - $67,917 to upgrade lights and cabling
“The Get Going Clubs program provides grants up to $7500 to encourage greater participation in sport and recreation in local communities. Recipients from this round include:
- Noosa Beach Classic Car Club - $7,370 to accredit volunteers in first aid and purchase a defibrillator
- Noosa Lions Football Club - $7,500 to conduct a junior development program and purchase equipment including a set of goals, cones, bibs and balls
- Noosa Masters Swimming Club - $7,500 to conduct two come and try events with five week follow up and coaching, accredit volunteers in masters club coaching and advanced coaching and purchase equipment including two shade structures, a laptop and printer
- Noosa Triathletes - $7,400 to conduct an eight week skill development program, training camp and advertising campaign to promote female participation
- Noosa Yacht and Rowing Club Incorporated - $7,500 to purchase equipment including three learn to row sculls and oars
- Noosa Parkrun - $2,000 to purchase a $2000 defibrillator to support running and walking
“Participation in sport and recreation delivers many skills to individuals whether they are active players, or if they help run their local club. It means more involvement in their community and that means stronger, more active, and healthier local communities right across Queensland.