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Stronger Communities Programme: Community organisations/groups invited to apply for Round 3 funding - Closes 23 August 2017

Monday, 14 August 2017

The Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, is encouraging local community organisations in Mitchell to submit an expression of interest for funding under the Stronger Communities Programme.

The Stronger Communities Programme, announced in this year’s Budget, will deliver $150,000 for the electorate of Mitchell to fund capital projects which deliver social benefits.

Expressions of Interest are being sought for the grants. Examples of projects which may be funded under the programme include:

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Grants available for Supporting Younger Veterans

Monday, 10 July 2017

Federal Member for Mitchell, the Hon Alex Hawke MP, encouraged community and ex-service organisations to apply for grants for projects that deliver sustainable services for younger veterans.   

Alex Hawke said the Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) grants program recognises the importance of the transition phase for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel as they leave the military.

“$1 million is available in the second round for projects that build community support and service the unique needs of younger veterans transitioning to civilian life,” Alex Hawke said.

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