SPORTING GROUPS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR CAPITAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FUNDS

Sporting groups encouraged to apply for Capital Assistance Program Funds

13 June 2007

Thomas George, National Party Member for Lismore is calling for local sporting organisations to apply for funding under the NSW Department of Sport & Recreation’s 2007/08 Capital Assistance Program.

Mr George said many local sporting organizations have benefited from successful applications. This year round of funding has recently opened and will close on 20 July 2007.

“This program is one of the most important avenues of assistance for local sporting organisations. It has assisted with the enhancement and future development of community sporting and recreational facilities in this area.

Successful organisations have gained funding for the following projects;

“Local sporting groups that need assistance with their projects should view the guidance notes and download the application forms which are available on the website: www.dsr.nsw.gov.au or by contacting my office” Mr George concluded.

Media contact Thomas George 6621 3624 or 0427 360 781

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