Dean Perrett playing at the Murgon Music Muster.
Dean Perrett playing at the Murgon Music Muster. Katherine Morris

COUNCIL FUNDING: Groups share in more than $80,000

SOUTH Burnett Regional Council released its second round of community grants.

It received 45 applications asking for a total of the $144,742.95 but the final tally of funding was $81,251.95.

The Blackbutt Avocado Festival received the largest amount money under the Regional Significant Events Sponsorship Program, scoring $10,000.

The remaining money was shared among the following organisations for one-off projects:

 

Blackbutt District Tourism and Heritage Association: $2840 for airconditioning

 

Jumping Ant Arts: $3000

 

Kingaroy Junior Football Club. $1505 for first aid

 

Kumbia Kindergarten: $2969 for shade and soft-fall

 

Kumbia Tennis Association: $2650

 

Mondure Hall Committee: $3000 for kitchen upgrade

 

 

Proston Goldenspurs Campdraft: $2000

 

Proston Lions Club: $3000

 

South Burnett Peace of Mind: $425

 

Wondai and District Tennis Association: $363

 

Wondai and District Town Band: $900.

The following groups received money for events:

 

BP Dam Fish Management Committee: $2750 for inland fishing comp

 

Kingaroy Bacon Fest: $2750

 

Kingaroy State High School P&C: $3000 for Goodfellas Project

 

Murgon Business and Development Association: $3000 for Rail Trail Festival

 

Murgon Hospital Auxiliary: $3000 for guest speaker at health expo

 

Murgon Rotary: $3000 for the Murgon Country Music Muster

 

Nanango RSL: $2840 for Remembrance Day 100-Year Celebrations

 

Nanango Show Society: $3000 for sponsorship

 

South Burnett Car Club: $600 for Show and Shine Swap Meet

 

South Burnett Endurance Riders: $1000 for endurance horse ride

 

South Burnett Karate Association: $1500 for Kingaroy Cup

 

South Burnett Mountain Bike Club: $2600 for coaching clinic

 

Tanduringie State School P&C: $3000 for bull ride

 

Team RSPCA: $810 for Million Paws Walk.

The Kumbia and Ironpot halls also received $1000 apiece for liability insurance.

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