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29 July 2020
Community sport across the region has had a financial boost, courtesy of a State Government program designed to help regional sporting leagues and associations ride out the COVID-19 pandemic.
Labor Member for Western Victoria Jaala Pulford has announced a variety of grants for Wimmera sporting organisations from the associations and leagues tier of a Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Short-term Survival Package.
This cash injection will help the leagues and associations to help meet costs to ensure they can remain operationally viable and provide a valuable boost for their clubs and membership.
Wimmera Football League, $7500, Horsham District Football Netball League $7500, Wimmera Australian Football Commission $900, Horsham City Netball Association $5625, and Wimmera Hockey Association $7500 are recipients of grant money.
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The allocation follows several $1000 grants to clubs across the region.
The Community Sport Sector COVID-19 Short-term Survival Package is rolling out grants in four categories: Up to $350,000 for large state sporting associations; up to $200,000 to smaller state sporting associations, regional sports assemblies and academies and other state sport and recreational bodies; up to $15,000 for associations and leagues; and grants of $1000 for individual clubs.
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