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A fence will be erected around the historic tanker in Railway Park at Yarraman, thanks to a grant from the Toowoomba Regional Council

March 11, 2020

Yarraman and Cooyar community groups are among 47 organisations which will receive grants under Round 2 of Toowoomba Regional Council’s 2019-20 Community Grants program.

Environment and Community Services General Manager Nick Hauser said applications totalling $227,200.96 were approved as part of the latest round.

“The program is open to the community two times a year and provides assistance to community organisations throughout the Toowoomba Region,” Mr Hauser said.

“For anyone interested in applying in an upcoming round, please speak with our officers for guidance around applications.”

Successful grants, which were either partially or fully approved, include:

 Community Economic Development

  • Cooyar Progress Association Inc (Artwork, printing, approvals and installation of tourism and community information sign)
  • Yarraman Business Group Inc (Festival at the end of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail).

Community Support

  • Yarraman & District Historical Society Inc (Install safety fencing around the historic fuel tanker in Station Park, Yarraman, to ensure the tanker is secure and safe from damage or accidental harm).

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