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07 February 2024
Member for Lowan Emma Kealy is urging small communities across western Victoria to apply for funding under the Tiny Towns program.
Grants range from $5000 to $50,000 and are aimed at infrastructure projects such as playgrounds, community hall and library upgrades, hiking trails and splash parks.
Community and non-profit groups and councils in towns with a population of up to 5000 people can apply.
Ms Kealy said tiny towns were the backbone of many regional areas, providing a crucial hub for many people living in the country, as well as an attractive destination for tourists.
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“Through this program, communities can apply for grants to help deliver projects that benefit locals and help attract visitors.”
Applications close on February 25. More information is available via rdv.vic.gov.au/grants-and-programs/tiny-towns-fund
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