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03
Oct
2018

$425,000 for sports clubs in Carrum

Shadow Minister for Sport, Danny O’Brien and Liberal Candidate for Carrum, Donna Bauer, today announced local sporting clubs across the Carrum district will share in $425,000 to assist sporting groups with uniforms, equipment, improvements to their clubrooms, or programs to reach out to more kids in the Carrum community.

Nineteen local sporting clubs across Carrum will benefit from funding to undertake minor upgrades under an elected Liberal Nationals Government, as follows:

  • Bonbeach Football & Netball Club
  • Bonbeach YCW Junior Sporting Club (Football, Cricket, Netball)
  • Bonbeach St Chads Baseball Club
  • Bonbeach Cricket Club
  • Carrum Downs Junior Football Club
  • Carrum Downs Cricket Club
  • Carrum Downs Tennis Club
  • Frankston Australian Clay Target Club
  • Kananook Tennis Club
  • Patterson Lakes Tennis Club
  • Patterson Lakes Gymnastics Club
  • Seaford Football Netball Club
  • Seaford Cricket Club
  • Skye Football Club
  • Skye United Football Club
  • Skye Cricket Club
  • Dragons Abreast Patterson Lakes Pink Lotus Dragon Boat Club
  • Patterson Lakes Canoe Club
  • Peninsula Dragonflies Dragon Boat Club

Donna Bauer, Carrum local and Liberal candidate has already announced a $4 million dollar commitment to local sport, with $4 million towards an $8 million upgrade of Roy Dore Reserve, home to the Carrum Patterson Lakes Football and Netball Clubs and a new tennis court and clubroom upgrades for the Long Beach Tennis Club. Carrum Bowls Club will also receive a $150,000 grant to upgrade their clubrooms, under a Liberal Nationals Government.

Comments attributable to Shadow Minister for Sport, Danny O’Brien:

“The Liberal Nationals have long supported local sport in Carrum and are committed to working with local councils, clubs and communities to develop good quality, local facilities that bring more people together through sport.

“A Matthew Guy-led Government won’t hand over millions of dollars to the AFL to spend on Etihad Stadium, we will prioritise funding for suburban and country sports clubs.”

 

Comments attributable to Liberal Candidate and former Carrum MP, Donna Bauer:

“The Carrum community love to be involved in sport. Our beautiful bay and local parks and sports reserves are fantastic places to get active.

“As the Liberal candidate, I am very proud to announce that a Liberal Nationals Government will provide funding for local sporting clubs in the Carrum electorate which they can put towards a project or program of their choice, whether this is to purchase new uniforms, update and invest in new sports equipment, maintain or improve the facilities in the clubrooms, and or provide more programs at their club to help give more people the chance to play and enjoy sport.

“I am very proud to be able to support my local sports clubs with a grant to help them grow and improve their clubs.”

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