COACHES & OFFICIALS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING ASSISTANCE

COACHES & OFFICIALS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING ASSISTANCE

26 September 2008

Thomas George, Nationals Member for Lismore is calling on local Coaches & Officials to apply for funding under the NSW Department of Sport & Recreation’s Country Coaches & Officials Travel Scheme.

This year’s round of funding opens on Tuesday 30 September and will close on 31 December 2008. Individuals can apply for up to $1,000.

Mr George said the aim of the Country Coaches & Officials Travel Scheme is to provide financial assistance to help with the cost of travel and accommodation associated with gaining coaching or officiating accreditation.

Mr George said activities which are not eligible for funding include:

“Application forms and guidance notes are available on the website: www.dsr.nsw.gov.au or by contacting my office” Mr George concluded.

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