June 9, 2021
South Burnett community groups will receive almost $393,000 under the latest round of the State Government’s Gambling Community Benefit Fund scheme.
The South Burnett Western Performance Club received one of the largest grants, $35,000, to upgrade the Nanango Equestrian Centre on Racecourse Road.
The club proposes to cover the arena at the grounds to provide an all-weather facility for riders.
The Kingaroy State High School P&C will also receive $35,000 to install a new projector system at the school.
Fifteen groups received a total of $392,531.73.
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South Burnett Grants
- Goomeri and District Show Society – Buy mower and accessories – $25,090
- Kilkivan and District Community Care Association – Buy community service vehicle – $35,000
- Kilkivan Performance Horse Association – Buy tractor – $35,000
- Kilkivan Veteran’s and Community Men’s Shed Association – Upgrade car park and install security system – $20,532
- Kingaroy Junior Cricket Association – Install cricket nets – $35,000
- Kingaroy State High School P&C – Install blended projector system – $35,000
- Nanango and District Kindergarten – Renovate bathroom – $30,937
- Nanango Educational Toy Library Association – Buy educational resources and toys – $12,000
- QCWA Blackbutt / Yarraman – Upgrade kitchen – $22,252.68
- QCWA Kingaroy – Upgrade facility – $16,086.37
- South Burnett Branch Shooters Union of Qld – Buy air compressors and defibrillators – $14,898
- South Burnett Western Performance Club – Install arena roof – $35,000
- South Queensland Management Council, The Australian Stock Horse Society – Buy trailer – $34,500
- Southern Cross Care, Castra Murgon – Buy wheelchairs and equipment – $20,617.84
- Southern Cross Care, Karinya Nanango – Buy wheelchairs and equipment – $20,617.84