The entrance to the The Ration Shed Museum, part of the Cherbourg Historical Precinct (Photo: CASC)

June 28, 2024

Two local not-for-profit groups have received grants from Telstra’s Connected Communities Grant Program.

The two groups are:

  • Cherbourg Historical Precinct Group for its “Dilly Bag: Collective Community Growth” project – To advance digital technology to enrich visitor experience to Cherbourg Historical Precinct and enable partnership with key stakeholders to promote this significant site – $10,000
  • Community Radio of Wondai Association Inc (CROW-FM) for an upgrade to its website, email and cyber security- To strengthen community engagement and connection through the creation of a website that will enable effective delivery of community service announcements – $6349

The grants were awarded by the Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) and funded by Telstra.

They are among 27 grants, worth a total $200,000, awarded across Australia to “enhance the liveability” of remote, rural and regional communities by “embracing new technologies and ways of working to build social capital and digital capabilities”.


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