Project Info

Project Description

The Morrison Liberal Government recognises the incredible role that community organisations play in the Corangamite electorate and across the nation.  Under a range of grants programs including the Stronger Communities Programme, I have been so proud to support:

  • local CFA brigades;
  • men's sheds organisations;
  • local service organisations such as Lions and Rotary;
  • church groups;
  • veterans and service organisations;
  • surf life saving clubs;
  • seniors and aged care organisations; and
  • sporting clubs
BELLARINE: 
  • Ocean Grove & District Men’s Shed: $9,500 to help install a solar hot water system and solar panels on the roof to generate electricity for the shed.
  • Ocean Grove SLSC: $10,000 for furnishing and equipping the clubrooms (which complements the $1 million our government is already providing to help fund construction of a new club building).
  • Ocean Grove Collendina Cobras Junior Football Club: $10,000 to help upgrade the existing club facilities and to purchase new uniforms.
  • Lions Club of Ocean Grove Barwon Heads: $11,500 to help fund construction of a storage shed for the Lions Club BBQ trailer.
  • Rotary Club of Queenscliffe: $10,000 to go towards an outdoor gym equipment trail for Point Lonsdale.
  • Point Lonsdale SLSC: $10,000 to help with refurbishing the clubhouse interior and furnishings.
  • Cottage by the Sea Queenscliff: $1.5m to renovate and restore the Flinders Street building; open up programs to children with physical disabilities; broaden opportunities for staff with mobility/accessibility issues and increase opportunities for volunteering to the Queenscliff Region.
  • Barwon Heads Football and Netball Club: $5,000 clubroom furniture
  • Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club: $5,000 aircon unit for patrol tower
  • Ocean Grove & District Men’s Shed: $10,000 shed upgrade
  • Barwon Heads Fine Music Society: $5,000 for stage, backdrop and lighting project
  • Ocean Grove Tennis Club, disability access for pavilion $18,580
GOLDEN PLAINS:
  • Bannockburn and District Bowls: $4,000 to help purchase kitchen equipment to improve facilities for meetings and functions.
  • Linton & District Bowling Club: $7,000 for all weather shelters and seating to allow for activities and functions all year round.
  • Bannockburn Tennis Club: $7,500 pergola construction
  • Bannockburn Men’s Shed: $10,000 internal fitout and $1,500 for safety equipment
  • Barunah Park Recreation Reserve: $5,000 community hall improvements
  • Meredith Hall Committee: $7,500 hall repainting
  • Linton Men’s Shed: $3,000 to create a welding room and booth
  • Shelford Progress Association: $5,466 for a multi-purpose sporting area upgrade
GEELONG:
  • Barwon Soccer Club: $9,000 for replacing kitchen appliances in the club rooms.
  • Kids Plus Foundation National Centre for Therapy, Research and Training: $1.47 million to assist with construction
  • Geelong Touch Rugby Association King Lloyd Reserve Lighting (grant $269,000 project cost $299,000) which will install light towers at King Lloyd Reserve around the four fields to enable clubs to conduct events at night
  • Barwon Valley Pony Club: $10,000 shared storage facility
  • Geelong & Surf Coast Cycling Club: $10,000 solar power system
  • Highton Bowls Club: $7,000 folding partition doors
  • East Belmont Saints Baseball Club: $20,000 training facility with lighting
SURF COAST:
  • Torquay Improvement Association: $15,000 to help replace the wooden floor in the main hall along with repair and maintenance of existing floor joists.
  • Anglesea Men’s Shed: $10,000 for the refurbishment of the Men’s Shed and upgrades to the fittings and equipment.
  • Anglesea SLSC: $10,000 to go towards clubhouse upgrades to provide a suitable location, in the event of a bushfire emergency, for the Anglesea community and emergency organisations.
  • Surf Coast Shire Multipurpose Indoor Sports Stadium: $5m to help construct three multi-purpose indoor sports courts at Surf Coast Secondary College
  • Surf Coast Shire Banyul Warri Fields – Yuurrok Soccer Pitch and Lighting Project: $360,000 to build a warm season turf pitch with drainage and irrigation, player shelters, enclosed black chain mesh fencing, soccer goals with netting, installation of sports lighting and upgrade to power at the site.
  • Anglesea Bowling Club: $17,500 surrounds and seating upgrade
  • Aireys Inlet Tennis Club: $15,000 court upgrades
  • Torquay Men’s Shed: $5,274 new garden
  • Winchelsea Cricket Club: $9,256 surface upgrade
  • Barrabool Cricket Club: $12,000 major kitchen upgrade
  • Torquay Marine Rescue Service: $10,000 rescue jetski
  • Surf Coast Shire: $5,000 for The Quay Reserve Fitness Station
  • Fairhaven Surf Life Saving Club: $2,850 to upgrade to nippers amenity area
COLAC OTWAY:
  • Apollo Bay Scouts Group: $10,000 to help set up the new scout group in Apollo Bay which will aim to address social disadvantage with the town’s youth.
  • Kawarren Recreation Reserve: $10,000 to go towards constructing a replacement playground for children and young families in the region.
  • Birregurra Mechanics Hall: $245,000 for the 'I have a HALL in my Heart' project
  • Apollo Bay Aquatic Centre: $180,000 to upgrade the existing outdoor 25m community pool into an indoor, heated facility for all year swimming.
  • Apollo Bay Radio: $6,630 studio mixing desk
  • Colac Maternal and Child Health Centre: $20,000 refurbishment
  • Irrewarra Cricket Club: $20,000 new sports shelter and change rooms
  • Lavers Hill & District Progress Association: $5000 public hall refurbishment
  • Lorne Bowls Club: $20,000 lighting for green area
  • Lorne CFA: $18,182 new command vehicle
  • Wye River Surf Lifesaving Club:$5,305 floor upgrade
  • Birregurra Bowling Club: $10,000 upgrade clubhouse
  • Cororooke Tennis Club: $12,000 tennis clubhouse
  • Colac Otway L2P driver training: $5,000 new vehicle
  • Lorne Aquatic & Angling Club: $6,000 BBQ area refurbishment
  • Birregurra Preschool: $5,000 backyard improvements
  • Colac Scouts: $9,936.00 for new hall roof
  • Colac Woodcrafters Guild:  $14,100 for fitout of meeting room display area
  • Kennett River Association: $20,000 for wildlife walk
  • Rokewood Football and Netball Club: $10,000 for kitchen rooms upgrade
  • Warrion Cricket Club: $7,466 for cricket nets upgrade

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