A Saturday Knock on the Door – Could Save a life

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Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) staff and volunteers will be among thousands of emergency services personnel door-knocking homes across Queensland this Saturday (September 15), with a collective goal of building community resilience. Operation Knock Knock kicks off this weekend … [Read more...]

Youth Justice – What Do You Think?

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In the wake of the recommendations of the Atkinson Report into Youth Justice in Queensland the Government is seeking community feedback. The broad community consultation will play a key role in the finalisation of a new the Youth Justice Strategy. The key findings of the report were that … [Read more...]

Funds Available for Safety and Crime Prevention

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Member for Dawson George Christensen has called on local councils and Police Citizens Youth Clubs to apply for up to $2 million in funding to make the area safer through infrastructure or early intervention crime prevention strategies. The Safer Communities Fund is aimed at enhancing the efforts … [Read more...]

Local Projects Deliver Stronger Communities

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A Funding programme which provides as much as $20,000 for non-profit community groups to undertake capital projects is up and running again, and Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen is calling for applications. “We are now embarking on Round 4 of the Stronger Communities Programme, … [Read more...]

Funding Program for Sport Infrastructure

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Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen is encouraging local sporting groups in the Whitsunday region to apply for funding for a national $29.7 million program aimed at upgrading community sport infrastructure. Under the Sport Infrastructure grant program launched this week, sport and … [Read more...]

New Grants Program Opens for Neighbourhood Centres

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Neighbourhood Centres across Queensland can share in $550,000 as the government opens the purse strings for one-off grants to run events, deliver projects, or to purchase equipment to help make their communities thrive. Minister for Communities Coralee O'Rourke has announced the new Thriving … [Read more...]

Community Groups Urged to Apply

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Community organisations are being urged to apply for grants of up to $35,000 as the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund’s grants opens for aplications today. Community groups were able to apply for funding between $500 and $35,000 for Round 97 of Queensland’s largest one-off grants … [Read more...]