Huge list of community groups given grant boost
MORE than 40 different community groups received funding for round one of the South Burnett Regional Council's community grants program.
Community councillor Danita Potter announced the successful applicants during the council meeting on Wednesday September 19.
The council received a total of 54 applications for the program, with a total ask of more than $105,000.
The successful applicants were:
- The Inverlaw Farmers Hall, Mondure Hall Committee, Queensland Dairy and Heritage Museum, Tablelands Hall Committee and Wooroolin Hall Committee will each receive $1,000 to cover their hall insurance.
- Barambah Bowhunters and field Archers will receive $3,000 to purchase a rainwater tank.
- Boondooma Museum and Heritage Association will receive $2,660.88 for the upgrade of on-site cabins.
- Kingaroy Men's Shed will receive $1,500 towards machine and tool upgrades.
- Kingaroy Scout group will build a new kitchen with the $2,015 from the council.
- Kumbia and district charity camp draft association will receive $3,000 to refurbish the toilet and shower block.
- Murgon C&K Kindergarten will receive $3,000 to go towards an aboriginal mural at the centre.
- Nanango State School P&C will receive $1,500 for a uniform and shoe bank.
- Proston GoldenSpurs Camp Draft will receive $3,000 for a new PA system.
- QCWA Wooroolin Branch will receive $3,000 for air conditioning and insulation.
- Blackbutt Benarkin Lions Club will receive $2,000 to go towards the Blackbutt Community Christmas Carnival.
- Kingaroy District Ministry Association will receive $1,500 for their annual community carols by candlelight.
- Kumbia Kindergarten will receive $1,000 for their International Women's Day event.
- Kumbia Race Club Committee will receive $2,000 for their annual race meeting.
- Murgon Junior Rugby League will receive $3,000 for their domestic violence awareness round.
- The Murgon Pastoral, Agricultural and Horticultural Society will receive $1,500 for a family focus show.
- Nanango Waterhole Rocks will receive $1,000 for their 2018 event.
- The Wesleyan Methodist Church in Nanango will receive $1,500 for their community Christmas carols, breakup parts and Hangi.
- Proston Lions Club will receive $500 for their their community Christmas Carnival.
- The Queensland Limousin Youth Cattle Camp will receive for $3,000 for their camp.
- South Burnett Relay for Life will receive $1,850.
- South Burnett Rugby League will receive $3,000 for their 'beyond the nest' competition.
- South Burnett Orchid Society will receive $500 for the orchid show held at the Wondai RSL.
- South Burnett Peace of Mind Association will receive $500 to go towards the White Dove Ball.
- Saint Mary's Parish will receive $1,500 for the Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church and the Kumbia Centenary.
- Graham House Community Centre's walk and talk will receive $1,316.
- South Burnett Equestrian Group will receive $400 for the introduction to carriage driving instruction.
- Queensland Bluelight Association will receive $2,000 for their blue edge program.
- South Burnett Caravan and Touring club will receive $1,599 for their 'operation heart start.'
- The Barbershop Boys, in care of The Go Getta Girls Kingaroy, will receive $2,000 for the group.
- Nanango State High School and Saint Mary's Catholic College will receive $300 for their awards nights.
- Proston State School and Wondai State School will receive $250 for their awards mornings.
- Yarraman State School will receive $200 for their awards night.
- South Burnett Community Orchestra will receive $3,800 for their 'just for music' choral and orchestral workshops.