Trial to explore new ways to encourage people to take up opportunities in horticulture

Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers are one of five organisations selected to take part in the $1 million Harvest Trail Services Industry Collaboration Trial to find new ways to encourage people to take up seasonal work opportunities in horticulture.

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Round 5 of Building Better Regions Fund open for applications

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has called on communities in the region to apply for funding under Round 5 of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF), with applications now open.

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Men’s Shed is sun-smart thanks to grant

Burrum District Community Men’s Shed members are staying sun safe, thanks to a grant from the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.

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New kitchen gets creative juices flowing at arts centre

A new kitchen and storage at Fraser Coast Artslink, thanks to a grant from the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program, has improved the facilities for members and the community.

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Special round of Stronger Communities Programme

A new funding opportunity for community groups and not-for-profit organisations planning new capital projects or upgrades is now taking expressions of interest.

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New roll of honour to preserve Hervey Bay’s military history

A local organisation in Hinkler committed to preserving Australia’s military history will benefit from $3,812 under the Federal Government’s Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program.

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Boost for telecommunications in natural disasters

To help strengthen access to telecommunications in times of natural disasters, two satellites units are being installed at evacuation centres in Bundaberg thanks to Federal Government funding.

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New playground creates community hub in Childers

Families and young children in the Childers community, and tourists, are set to benefit from a new playground at Apex Tramway Park which was officially opened today.

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Guidelines for new regional grants round released

Guidelines for Round 5 of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) are available now with applications opening in the New Year.

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Funding flows for crucial Bruce Highway intersections upgrade

The Australian Government has invested $10 million in federal funding to join $2.5 million in Queensland Government funding for the Bruce Highway upgrade at Isis River, with detailed design already underway on the $12.5 million project.

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