May 29, 2012

Eleven community groups in the South Burnett have been given a financial boost by the State Government, with more than $135,000 in funding allocated from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.

The fund uses taxes from Golden Casket lotteries, keno and gaming machines to pay out grants of up to $35,000 to Queensland community organisations.

The GCBF has four annual funding rounds. The closing dates for applications are February 28, May 31, August 31 and November 30.

South Burnett groups to receive funding in the latest round include:

  • Kingaroy’s Endeavour Foundation – $4271.93
  • Ironpot Hall Association – $14,000
  • Kumbia Progress Association – $1400
  • Manumbar Campdraft & Hall Association – $13,200
  • Murgon SES Support Group Inc –  $6030.91
  • South Burnett Job Match Inc – $31,818.18
  • South Burnett Young Leaders Association – $7000
  • Taabinga State School – $28,280.91
  • Tanduringie State School – $7819.45
  • The Salvation Army’s South Burnett Corps – $10.286.37, and
  • Wondai Kindergarten Association – $14,023.73

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