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Community clubs across Western Australia receive funding boost

Community clubs across Western Australia receive funding boost
November 26, 2018

A total of 23 grassroots sporting projects from across Western Australia will share in more than $634,000 in the latest round of the Western Australian Government's Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF).

Successful projects will provide communities from Kununurra, to Beeliar and Albany with access to improved playing fields, better courts, new women's facilities and change room improvements.

The funding round also includes projects on disability access, BMX track improvements, cricket nets, bowling greens and other facilities.

The Western Australian Government offers CSRFF grants to ensure community level sports clubs across metropolitan and regional areas have access to quality infrastructure and facilities.

The CSRFF has two rounds of small grants each year that open in February and July. It also has two larger grant rounds.

Commenting on the funding, Western Australian Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray stated "grassroots sport is a bedrock of communities in the country and a driver of healthier, more connected lives in the city.This round of funding supports a diverse range of projects, from disability access, to improved playing fields, change rooms and other facilities.

"Sport and recreation can help anyone improve their physical and mental health, and the State Government is proud to support important local grassroots clubs to grow participation."

Metropolitan projects:

Canning Club (City of Canning) - facilities' upgrades, $34,984

Phoenix Cricket Club (City of Cockburn) - second cricket pitch at Beeliar Oval, $6,145

Town of East Fremantle - Preston Point Road North master plan, $15,000

City of Joondalup - cricket nets at Percy Doyle Football Teeball Park, $33,300

Nedlands Tennis Club (City of Nedlands) - redevelopment project, $65,604

City of Vincent - Leederville Oval master plan, $25,000

Regional projects:

Albany Athletics Club (City of Albany) - long jump, triple jump resurfacing, $6,958

Emu Point Sporting Club (City of Albany) - disability access, $20,854

Albany Pistol Club (City of Albany) - facilities' upgrades, $7,586

Cowaramup BMX Club (Shire of Augusta Margaret River) - track upgrades, $18,000

Busselton Croquet Club (City of Busselton) - new green, $44,091

Shire of Broomehill-Tambellup - half-court basketball court, $11,478

Shire of Capel - Boyanup Memorial Park outdoor courts, $66,395

Shire of Coorow - Maley Park Football Club lighting, $17,469

Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup - VC Mitchell Recreation Precinct master plan $12,000

Jerramungup Sports Club (Shire of Jerramungup) - bowling green resurface, $31,093

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Pistol Club (City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder) - facilities' upgrades, $45,000

Mandurah Mustangs Football Club (City of Mandurah) - change rooms and storage, $65,920

Halls Head Bowling and Recreation Club (City of Mandurah) - lighting, $25,000

Kalbarri Golf and Bowling Club (Shire of Northampton) - playing lights, $20,100

Quairading Golf Club (Shire of Quairading) - tee boxes, $7,650

Shire of Waroona - Waroona Recreation Centre women's facilities, $30,205

East Kimberley Cricket Association (Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley) - Ord River Sports Club storage, $25,000

For more information, visit www.dsr.wa.gov.au/funding/facilities-(csrff)

Image top: Emu Point Sporting Club (City of Albany) 

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