Women’s Sport gets a Boost


Women and girls are being encouraged to get more active through round three of the Queensland Government’s Get Out, Get Active program. Sport Minister Mick de Brenni says it’s an extension of the Programme and there’s a total of $1.7 million in funding available- $1 million for councils and an … [Read more...]

More Help for kids to Get Started in Sport


An extra $750,000 is now being made available to help up to 5,000 Queensland children kick-start their involvement in organised sport or recreational activities through Round 9 of the popular Get Started vouchers program. BEST BE QUICK - The extra vouchers will be available online from 9.15 am … [Read more...]

Be Quick to Get Free Sports Vouchers


Eligible parents can now apply to secure $150 Get Started Vouchers sports vouchers for kids, with applications opening this morning. The Round 9 opened this morning offering over 25,000 of the vouchers to eligible kids, with the vouchers are issued on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. These … [Read more...]

Corporates to Kill Country Bookies


Sharp criticism from Deputy Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington of the Government’s refusal to enforce a minimum bet limit for corporate bookmakers which she believes will kill country bookies and impact across the racing scene in regional areas. Ms Frecklington says the ‘no minimum’ move means … [Read more...]

Gaming Fund Comes Good for Christmas


There’s going to be a few smiles on faces around Our Towns this week with ‘round 90’ of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants rolling out. The grants stem from the levy on the massive amount of money put through gaming machines across the state. All those groups who received grants are … [Read more...]