The Morrison Government has committed $150,000 to fund up to 20 local community infrastructure projects across Wannon.

Member for Wannon Dan Tehan is inviting community organisations across Wannon to apply for funding as part of a $22.65 million investment nationwide under Round 5 of the Stronger Communities Programme.

“The program will fund small capital projects in each of the 151 federal electorates, which can range from upgrading the local community hall or sporting facility, building new bike paths, or providing essential equipment for the local State Emergency Service,” said Mr Tehan.

“Investments in vital local infrastructure for the people of Wannon bring our communities together, strengthen social connections, build community participation and create vibrant and viable communities into the future.”

Grants range from $2,500 to $20,000 and will support eligible community projects that

  • bring our communities together
  • strengthen social connections
  • build community participation and
  • create vibrant and viable communities into the future

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the Stronger Communities Programme was aimed at funding projects that deliver social benefits as part of the Government’s continuing commitment to strengthen communities across Australia.

“Our local communities are the heart of this great country and this investment in local projects under the Stronger Communities Programme is about invigorating these communities and ensuring their continued success,” Mr McCormack said.

For futher information or if you have any questions, please contact my office on 1300 131 692.

Applications open August 5, 2019 and close 5pm, Friday, 6 September 2019.

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