New equipment for amateur swim club

Grant. The Circular Head Amateur Swimming Club has received funding in the second round of the state government Sport and Recreation Minor Grants Program. The $2000 grant will allow the club to purchase new equipment such as kickboards, flippers, stop watches and buoys ahead of its return to the pool, said club president Melinda Dwyer. …

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Lighting up sports

Grant. Circular Head Council has received funding to provide additional lighting at the Smithton tennis and netball courts. The state government Sport and Recreation Major Grants Program will provide $34,500 towards the project, funding two new light towers at the courts on the corner of Nelson and Havelock streets. Joan Rylah, Liberal Member for Braddon, …

10 months ago 0

Preserving heritage

Grant. Tasmanian community organisations are being encouraged to apply to the Community Heritage Grants program to help preserve and protect local collections. Grants of up to $15,000 are available to help not-for-profit organisations preserve and display nationally significant material such as artefacts, letters, diaries and photographs. Applications close on Monday May 8. For more information and …

2 years ago
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Science, innovation grant

Apply. Grants are now available for young people with a passion for agriculture, fisheries and forestry to kick-start innovative research projects and creative thinking. Open to Australians aged 18 to 35, the ‘Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry’ offer grants of up to $22,000 to help fund projects on …

3 years ago

Business funding

Grants. Tasmanian businesses ready to take the next step will have the opportunity to thrive following the launch of the $10,000 Sensis Stepping Up Grant Program. Launched by Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Trade, Adam Brooks, and Sensis chief executive officer John Allan, the program will provide funding for eight small businesses deemed to …

3 years ago

Health education

Grants. One in four Australian adults live with bladder or bowel control problems, making incontinence more prevalent than anxiety, asthma and arthritis. The Continence Foundation of Australia is taking steps to educate the public on the condition by offering local community health organisations grants of up to $1500 for education and awareness events. Continence Foundation …

3 years ago

Smithton is Legendairy

Spirit. Smithton has been named Legendairy Capital of Tasmania and locals are now looking to the national titles. The announcement is part of Dairy Australia’s inaugural search for the country’s Legendairy Capital, celebrating vibrant regional communities and spirit. More than 100 nominations were assessed by an independent panel of representatives from around the country. As …

3 years ago
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Fender funding

Boating. The Montagu boat ramp will sport new fenders thanks to $5000 in funding from Marine and Safety Tasmania. Acting as a buffer to prevent damage from berthing vessels, the news of funding follows an application for upgrades submitted by Circular Head Council earlier this year. Each year, MAST calls for submissions for projects to …

3 years ago

Bottom lighting bonus

Upgrade. Smithton Recreation Ground’s second oval is set to receive an additional lighting boost with final funding approved by Circular Head councillors last week. At Thursday night’s monthly council meeting, councillors unanimously voted to allocate $35,000 and amend the 2015/16 budget accordingly to match the same figure sourced by the Smithton Football Club. Lights project …

3 years ago

Worth smiling about

Support. Rural Health’s ‘1 in 4’ youth mental health campaign will continue to grow with the help of financial support from a national bank franchise. The Smithton-based service provider received the news earlier this year that it had been successful in its application to Commonwealth Bank’s Community Grants program, receiving $10,000 which will go towards …

3 years ago
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