12 LISMORE ELECTORATE ATHLETES RECEIVE FUNDING

12 LISMORE ELECTORATE ATHLETES RECEIVE FUNDING

19 March 2007

Thomas George, The Nationals Member for Lismore is pleased $11,000 has been provided to 12 local athletes under the 2007 Country Athletes Scheme.

“The North Coast area is promoting and developing talented sportspeople, who are receiving due recognition to their commitment and determination in their chosen sport,” commented Thomas George.

The Scheme assists the following sportspeople to access and obtain first class training, coaching and competition;

Karate Mathew Tickle
Lauren Morgan
Benjamin Morgan
Softball Brendan Gillespie
Canoeing Katelyn Whitney
Gymnastics Emma Behan
Amy Behan
Sophie Beucker
Rugby Union Sam Cox
Cricket Jennifer Taffs
Bowling Jacob Heffernan
Tennis Ellie Wray

“The contribution to these rural athletes assist towards expenses that they have incurred during representation at a State level. My congratulations to them all,” concluded Thomas George.

Lismore Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403
Email: lismore@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Murwillumbah Contact Details:

Telephone: 02 6672 7577