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...]

Community Heritage Grants Round Opens

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Grants of up to $15,000 are available for community organisations such as museums, libraries, archives, genealogical and historical societies, and Indigenous and multicultural groups. The grants are designed to assist community organisations in the preservation and protection of locally owned … [Read more...]

Hairy Situation Unfolding in Charters Towers

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It’s that time of year again, and police in Charters Towers have been channelling the 70’s in recent weeks, growing moustaches of various styles in support of Movember. Handlebars, horseshoes and imperials are steadily growing on the top lips of the towns police officers (some with more success … [Read more...]

ACCC Not to Declare Mobile Roaming

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The ACCC has decided not to declare domestic mobile roaming for regional and remote areas of Australia, despite a strong push for the move from Maranoa MP David Littleproud and others. ACCC Chairman Rod Sims says their inquiry found that declaration would not lead to lower prices or better … [Read more...]