31 July 2015
Nationals Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh is encouraging councils and community
organisations in the Murray Plains electorate to consider applying for funding through the
Community Sports Infrastructure Fund.
Mr Walsh said the program aimed to provide high-quality accessible community sport and
recreation facilities across Victoria.
“A range of grants is on offer including funding for planning building new and improving existing
facilities where communities conduct organize and participate in sport and recreation.
“Sport plays such an important role in regional communities and I encourage local Councils and
community organisations to make use of this funding opportunity “ Mr Walsh said.
Grants available include :
Better Pools – Grants of up to $3million to build new or upgrade existing aquatic centres
Major Facilities – Grants of up to $650 000 to develop or upgrade major sport and recreation facilities
Small Aquatic Project – Grants of up to $200 000 to upgrade pools and aquatic leisure facilities
Minor Facilities – Grants of up to $100 000 to develop or upgrade local sport and recreation facilities
Female Friendly Facilities – Grants of up to $100 000 to build new or upgrade existing change rooms
to prioritise female participation
Cricket Facilities – Grants of up to $100 000 to develop or upgrade cricket facilities
Planning – Grants of up to $30 000 to fund initiatives that assess the future sport and recreation
needs of local communities and up to $50 000 for regional planning initiatives.
For more information visit : http://www.sport.vic.gov.au.community-sports-infrastructure-fund