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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