15 April 2009

$17,050 has been allocated to 21 individual sports people under the 2009 NSW Country Athletes Scheme, Nationals Member for Lismore Thomas George announced today.

“Such recognition to country sports people in the Lismore electorate by the Minister for Sport & Recreation is testimony to the talent and dedication by residents of the local area to sports,” Mr George said

Successful sports people who will receive funding assistance to attend training, coaching and competitions include:

“The Schemes are vital in assisting with the expenses that many country people are faced with when competing or participating in their chosen sport,” said Mr George.

“I congratulate all of the recipients on their hard work and wish them all the best in their future sporting competitions.”

Contact Details:

Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
Telephone: 1800 336 166 or 02 6621 3624
Facsimile: 02 6622 1403  Email:

Authorised by Thomas George MP. Funded using Parliamentary entitlements.