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Funding helps to promote sport participation in Western Australia

Funding helps to promote sport participation in Western Australia
January 23, 2019

A dedicated tenpin bowling program for people with a disability and a program linking vulnerable young women to junior cricket clubs are among 18 initiatives funding under the Western Australian Government's Targeted Participation Program (TPP).

TPP funding provides funding to enable organisations to promote participation and engagement in sport and active recreation, particularly among low participation groups in Western Australia.

The program supports a diverse range of projects targeting Aboriginal participants, teenage girls, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disability, seniors, and disengaged youth.

12 regional and six metropolitan organisations will share in nearly $370,000 under the current grant round.

The TPP is a joint initiative between the Western Australian Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Healthway.

Commenting on the funding, Western Australian Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray advised "the TPP promotes healthy lifestyles, community engagement, and importantly creates pathways into sport and recreation for those who ordinarily do not get involved in sport. Well done to all of the grant recipients."

For more information visit www.dsr.wa.gov.au/tpp 

List of projects

$37,000 - Reclink National Program Expansion (Rockingham)

$37,500 - Armadale Youth Intervention Partnership (Armadale)

$7,500 - PCYC Saturday Night Basketball (Rockingham)

$7,500 - Work it Out Fitness Program (Swan)

$7,500 - Team Connect WA (Belmont, Gosnells, Wanneroo)

$25,000 - Aboriginal Swim and Survive Program (Gosnells, Swan, Broome, Armadale, Geraldton, Karratha and Kununurra)

$25,000 - Tenpin Bowling Association of WA Inc (Bunbury, Rockingham, Cannington, Joondalup, Morley)

$10,000 - Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre Inclusive Participation Program (Broome)

$49,832 - RoeboFit Youth Engagement Boxing Program (Roebourne)

$35,000 - Horses and Hoops Basketball and Horse-Riding Program (Halls Creek)

$35,000 - East Pilbara Multisport Project (Western Desert)

$40,000 - Regional Youth Footy Series (Murchison and Carnarvon)

$10,000 - Bunbury Geographe Aboriginal Local Drug Action Team Engagement in Sports Program (Bunbury)

$10,000 - Carnarvon PCYC Boxing Program (Carnarvon)

$7,500 - Exmouth PCYC Girls Outdoor Recreation Engagement Program (Exmouth)

$3,000 - Skills for Women Sports Program (Bunbury)

$5,000 - Wyndham Stands Upside Down Gymnastics Program (Wyndham)

$10,000 - Youth Involvement Council Dance Crew (South Hedland)

Image: The Edmund Rice Centre’s Indigenous Multisports Program was a huge success in 2018, with 26 Indigenous children taking part in the six-week Swim & Survive program at Leisurepark Balga. Image courtesy of Royal Life Saving WA

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