Eight not-for-profit groups across Queensland shared in over $120,000 worth of funds for projects that will make real difference to their communities.
The 2020-21 Queensland Country Good for Good Community Grants provided a new ice machine to treat injuries at Mackay Netball and a new floor scrubber to keep the playing surface in top condition at Jimboomba and District Sporting Association.
The Burdekin BMX Club have used their funds to renovate their amenities so they can host larger competitions while new instruments will hit the right notes for members at The Townsville Citizens Brass Band Association.
Restorative building works are underway at Magnetic Island History and Craft Centre to preserve some of the island’s original buildings. Edge Hill Tennis Club in Cairns are eagerly awaiting the installation of new court surfaces while the Gold City Bowls Club have started works to install lights to allow players to enjoy bowls in the cool night air in Charters Towers.
The Mount Isa Australian Football League is finalising plans to restore their canteen to cater for bigger events with increased participants and spectators.
Read on to find out more about the great work being done at grass-roots level in our communities right across Queensland.