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Wendy Tuckerman: Millions available in sports grants

Official media release from Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman 
Thursday, 2 September 2021

The Goulburn electorate sports infrastructure investment boom is continuing following the opening of round two of the Regional Sport Facility Fund, which will provide grants for new and upgraded sports facilities across regional NSW.

Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman said the fund creates a great opportunity to improve more sport infrastructure for the communities across the electorate.

“The health and wellbeing benefits of sport and active recreation certainly cannot be underestimated,” said Mrs Tuckerman.

“The Regional Sport Facility Fund will improve local sports facilities and active recreational spaces, and enabling more people to participate in sport and active recreation.

“I encourage any eligible local sports organisations to apply.”

The Regional Sport Facility Fund provides grants of $100,000 to $1 million for projects such as amenity buildings, lighting, clubrooms, change-rooms and grandstands.

Minister for Sport Natalie Ward said the fund is stimulating local economies, boosting employment and promoting healthy lifestyles across NSW.

“Investing in new and existing sports facilities is vital for NSW residents,” said Mrs Ward.

“Inclusive projects that encourage the participation of females and people with disability are a priority of the fund.

“The fund is creating a sports infrastructure construction boom across the state as part of the government’s multi-billion-dollar infrastructure pipeline.”

Applications are now open and close 8 October 2021 at noon.

For further information, visit: https://www.sport.nsw.gov.au/clubs/grants

13 September 2021

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