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Senator the Hon. Michael Ronaldson
Minister for Veterans' Affairs
Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC
Special Minister of State

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Friday, 24 October 2014
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FURTHER FUNDING APPROVED FOR LOCAL GRANTS PROGRAM

While visiting the Guildford Primary School to hear about their First World War honour board restoration, I am pleased to announce that I have approved a further 275 grants totalling $2.46 million under the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program. This brings the total number of grants approved to 606 grants across 123 electorates, with $5.8 million being made available to date for communities to implement commemorative projects.

The Centenary of Anzac will mark a century of service and sacrifice, encompassing all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations in which Australians have been involved.  It will be the most significant period of commemoration in our nation’s history and the Government is committed to providing opportunities for all Australians to participate.

It is outstanding how local communities are showing their enthusiasm and involvement in commemorating the centenary. We have seen incredible support across the country of the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program and communities have given great thought to how they can remember those who served in the First World War.

There are a wide range of commemorative stories and activities being funded through this program spanning from school projects, war memorials and honour rolls and community events to remember those who were involved in the war, and encapsulating the service and sacrifice of those who have worn the nation’s uniform.

Some projects recently funded include:

  • Gallipoli and Beyond: a range of events, educational and artistic activities in the City of Borrondara to commemorate the centenary of the landing at Gallipoli in April 2015 - Electorate of Kooyong, VIC
  • The Anzac Memorial Gun Project – Restoration and display of 18 pounder gun used in First World War – Electorates of Eden-Monaro, Warringah and Canberra
  • An Interactive Audio device at the Mandurah War Memorial to tell the Anzac story in the Mandurah context – Electorate of Brand
  • A Commemorative Schools Event, a Community Arts Event and Stage a Production and Exhibition for the Centenary of The First World War – Electorate of Canning.

The Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program is a key element of the Australian Government’s Anzac Centenary Program. Up to $125,000 in funding has been made available to each of the 150 Federal electorates to commemorate the First World War.

More information about the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program is available at the Anzac Centenary website.

Media inquiries:     
Minister Ronaldson: Jordi Procel 6277 7820 or 0448 232 908
Department of Veterans’ Affairs Media: 02 6289 6203

ANZAC CENTENARY LOCAL GRANTS PROGRAM
GRANTS APPROVED
6 August 2014 to 09 October 2014

NEW SOUTH WALES
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant Approved
ELECTORATE OF BENNELONG  
St Alban's Anglican Parish of Epping First World War Memorial restoration.  $2,000.00
Bennelong Total    $2,000.00
ELECTORATE OF BEROWRA  
Hills District RSL Sub-Branch ANZAC Centenary: erection of a new flag pole at the Galston RSL Cenotaph.  $1,500.00
Marian Catholic College ANZAC Centenary Memorial Garden.  $5,459.00
Berowra Total    $6,959.00
ELECTORATE OF BLAXLAND
Bankstown Youth Development Service Inc Publication of a book titled 'Unknown 31" which honours Bankstown's Unknown Soldiers $25,000.00
Blaxland Total   $25,000.00
ELECTORATE OF BRADFIELD  
Roseville RSL Sub-Branch Erect a stone memorial dedicated to local Volunteer Defence Corps members from the Roseville area.  $2,156.00
Bradfield Total    $2,156.00
ELECTORATE OF CALARE  
Oberon Council and Oberon RSL Sub-Branch [JOINT APPLICATION] Construction of a new "Spirit Lives On" First World War Memorial in Oberon.  $7,000.00
Forbes RSL Sub-Branch Spirit of Anzac' art competition.  $2,000.00
Lithgow & District Family History Society Inc. Research and publication project, "A Long March from Lithgow".  $2,500.00
Mulga Bill Festival Inc. The purchase of two display cabinets for display of items from the Australian poet Banjo Paterson, that commemorate the experiences of Australian soldiers during the First World War.  $5,269.00
Andrew Drane and Forbes RSL Sub-Branch [JOINT APPLICATION] Gallipoli War Diary of T.E Drane - Interactive iBook.  $5,000.00
Calare Total    $21,769.00
ELECTORATE OF CHARLTON  
Wallsend Heritage Group Inc Restoration and Re-Dedication of World War I Memorial, Wallsend Park, Wallsend.  $7,750.00
Charlton Total    $7,750.00
ELECTORATE OF COWPER  
Coffs Harbour Christian Community School To conduct the 'No Greater Love' commemorations.  $1,690.00
Woolgoolga RSL Sub-Branch To hire First World War uniforms and webbing for one week to be used in the Woolgoolga Anzac Day march in 2015.  $1,110.00
South West Rocks RSL Sub-Branch Construction of a Remembrance Wall at South West Rocks Cenotaph.  $13,159.00
Coffs Harbour Regional Museum To restore the First World War honour boards and construct a display cabinet for medals at the Coffs Harbour Regional Museum.  $1,484.00
Cowper Total    $17,443.00
ELECTORATE OF CUNNINGHAM  
Wollongong City Council To restore the Wollongong Cenotaph / War Memorial in MacCabe Park, Church Street Wollongong.  $13,690.00
St Therese Catholic Primary School First World War Memorial at St Therese Catholic Primary School.  $1,818.00
St Brigid's Catholic Primary School Commemorative Plaque.  $1,000.00
Black Diamond Heritage Centre Hold an exhibition titled 'WW1 Journeys and the Role of South Coast Railways'  $1,238.00
Cunningham Total    $17,746.00
ELECTORATE OF EDEN-MONARO  
Braidwood RSL Sub-Branch Telling The Story - The publication of books detailing First World War servicemen from Braidwood and surrounding districts. $4,000.00
Bega Valley Genealogy Society Inc To produce the book "Remembering Bega Valley Servicemen of World War 1 - Battlefield and War Related Deaths". $3,000.00
Bermagui RSL Sub-Branch Produce a booklet detailing the service and lives of local First World War servicemen. $3,000.00
Bombala Council To contribute to costs associated with the "Honouring The Past, Contemplating the Future" project in the Electorate of Eden-Monaro which includes the production of two commemorative books and the construction of two war memorials, to be located in Bombala and Delegate.  $27,000.00
Bega RSL Sub-Branch To Restore two First World War Memorial Guns on display at the Bega RSL.  $4,000.00
Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company The Anzac Memorial Gun Project – Restoration and display of 18 pounder gun used in First World War.  $1,000.00
Moruya District Historical Society "Soldiers of the Eurobodalla" Documentary Film.  $12,500.00
Queanbeyan & District Historical Museum Society Inc Queanbeyan and District Historical Museum Society Inc - Musical Presentation of 'The Riderless Horse'.  $2,550.00
Eden-Monaro Total    $57,050.00
ELECTORATE OF FARRER  
Hay War Memorial High School Museum Hay War Memorial High School Museum - commemorative exhibition, "Larrikins and Loyalty".  $3,550.00
Deniliquin Genealogy Society Inc Publication of a book detailing First World War soldiers buried in the Deniliquin Cemetery.  $12,000.00
Culcairn RSL Sub-Branch To conduct a First World War Honour Board dedication service and produce a book detailing the service of local First World War servicemen.  $1,564.00
Farrer Total    $17,114.00
ELECTORATE OF FOWLER  
James Busby High School Preservation of Lone Pine memorial site.  $3,497.00
Fowler Total    $3,497.00
ELECTORATE OF GILMORE  
Kiama Municipal Council The restoration / stabilisation of the leaning memorial arch at Hindmarsh Park, Kiama. $16,500.00
Shoalhaven ANZAC Centenary Committee Conduct an ANZAC Centenary Commemorative Dinner.  $11,670.00
Warilla RSL Sub-Branch Commemoration Services at Shellharbour Village War Memorial 2014-2018. And Schools Project "Adopt a Digger".  $3,080.00
Gilmore Total    $31,250.00
ELECTORATE OF GREENWAY  
Girraween Public School To create a First World War Memorial Site at the Girraween Public School. $6,043.00
Riverstone and District Historical Society Inc. Publish a book titled 'Riverstone and the First World War'.  $1,995.00
Greenway Total    $8,038.00
ELECTORATE OF HUME  
NSW South-West Slopes National Servicemen's Association Sub-Branch To revitalise the First World War memorial park. $1,800.00
Mount Hunter Public School Production of Mount Hunter First World War Diggers’ History Book.  $1,500.00
Upper Lachlan Dame Mary Gilmore Society The production of the 2015 Dame Mary Gilmore CD featuring words and music from the First World War period.  $2,000.00
Hume Total    $5,300.00
ELECTORATE OF KINGSFORD SMITH  
City of Botany Bay To install commemorative name plaques in honour of local First World War servicemen in Daceyville and Pagewood, NSW.  $20,000.00
City of Botany Bay Restoration of Eastlakes Light Horse Memorial  $9,000.00
Coogee Legion Ex-Service Club Anzac Day 2015 Commemorations in Coogee.  $2,278.00
Kingsford Smith Total    $31,278.00
ELECTORATE OF LYNE  
Harrington Memorial Hall & Literary Institute To restore the First World War honour board and install an Anzac Centenary commemorative sign.  $3,612.00
Taree RSL Sub-Branch To construct a commemorative memorial walkway with a dedication plaque in the Remembrance Precinct of Fotheringham Park.  $2,610.00
Telegraph Point Community Association To hold a photographic display in April 2015, as well as supply an honour board and advertise the event.  $2,774.00
Wingham RSL Sub-Branch To conduct an open Anzac Centenary writing competition in 2014 for residents of Greater Taree and a book launch.  $11,550.00
Lyne Total    $20,546.00
ELECTORATE OF MACARTHUR  
City of Campbelltown RSL Sub-branch To conduct a commemorative memorial service on the 100th anniversary of the deployment of the Australian naval and military expeditionary force.  $4,196.00
Anglican Parish of Cobbitty Restoration of Damaged WWI Plaque in St Paul's Church.  $946.00
Macarthur Total    $5,142.00
ELECTORATE OF MACKELLAR  
New Frontier Publishing To publish the book "The Last Anzac".  $12,500.00
Mackellar Total    $12,500.00
ELECTORATE OF MACQUARIE  
Katoomba RSL Sub-Branch Display cabinet for WWI medals and awards awarded to local residents of the Katoomba District and Blue Mountains area which have been donated to Katoomba RSL Sub-branch by the recipients, families and friends.  $1,300.00
Transport Heritage NSW Ltd, Blue Mountains Division Railway Specific World War 1 honour Roll at Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum.  $2,133.00
Macquarie Total    $3,433.00
ELECTORATE OF MCMAHON  
Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Primary To purchase a plaque and an indoor flagpole to fly the Australian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags, to be located at 'Our Lady of Rosary Catholic Primary School'.  $867.00
City of Fairfield RSL Sub-Branch To Produce a Book Detailing Fairfield's Roll of Honour for the First World War.  $4,818.00
McMahon Total    $5,685.00
ELECTORATE OF NEWCASTLE  
St Columbans Primary School To create a memorial garden to commemorate the First World War.  $16,003.00
The University of Newcastle, School of Education Create a project entitled iANZAC to capture and share the stories young Australians tell about what ANZAC means to them or their communities.  $5,486.00
Newcastle Total    $21,489.00
ELECTORATE OF NEW ENGLAND
Tenterfield & District Historical Society Inc To restore three local community First World War Honour Boards. $2,000.00
New England Total   $2,000.00
ELECTORATE OF PAGE  
Anglican Parish of Lismore Memorial Stained Glass Window Commemorating the Centenary of ANZAC in the heritage Garrison Church of St Andrew in Lismore.  $8,000.00
RSL LifeCare, Fromelles Manor Lismore Commemorative day- The First World War and Its Impact on the People of Lismore - A Commemorative Open Day Honouring those who Served and those Left behind.  $2,732.00
Page Total    $10,732.00
ELECTORATE OF PARKES  
Lachlan Shire Council with Lake Cargelligo RSL Sub-Branch Replacement of Memorial Trees and Inclusion of Dedicated Plinths for Fallen First World War Soldiers in Liberty Park, Lake Cargelligo.  $10,000.00
Gwydir Shire Council with North Star Soldiers' Memorial Park Trustee [JOINT APPLICATION] Anzac Park North Star Upgrade.  $3,000.00
Parkes Total    $13,000.00
ELECTORATE OF PARRAMATTA  
Rotary Club of Parramatta Daybreak To produce a publication exploring the impact of the First World War on the Parramatta community and hosting a commemorative evening to acknowledge those who were involved in producing the publication.  $7,686.00
Granville Historical Society Inc To identify and document soldiers from Parramatta who served in the First World War and make the information available through books and online and conduct a historical display on ANZAC Day 2015.  $11,560.00
Parramatta Total    $19,246.00
ELECTORATE OF PATERSON  
Forster Tuncurry RSL Sub-Branch To improve accessibility to the Lone Pine Memorial.  $7,060.00
Tilligerry RSL Sub-Branch Purchase and installation of a memorial plaque.  $660.00
Maitland Grossmann High School Install an Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden.  $688.00
Paterson Total    $8,408.00
ELECTORATE OF RICHMOND  
Mullumbimby RSL Sub-Branch Remembering our ANZACs: ceramic art workshops and exhibition.  $2,058.00
Richmond Total    $2,058.00
ELECTORATE OF ROBERTSON  
Holy Cross Catholic Primary Erect a Monument (plinth) and memorial garden.  $3,779.00
Chertsey Primary School The Construction of a Commemorative Anzac Sculpture.  $10,945.00
Robertson Total    $14,724.00
ELECTORATE OF SHORTLAND  
East Lake Macquarie Historical Society Inc. To produce the book "Anzac - Centenary - A Celebration of Life and Sacrifice 1915 - 2015". $6,440.00
Swansea RSL Sub-Branch To construct a "Rising Sun" Monument in Swansea to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. $63,500.00
Kahibah Public School Kahibah Public School - Establishment of an Anzac Garden around an existing Lone Pine.  $6,406.00
Redhead Sustainable Neighbourhood ANZAC Centenary Project RedHead NSW: Exploring the lives of soldiers in the First World War.  $4,445.00
Shortland Total    $80,791.00
ELECTORATE OF SYDNEY  
Combined Services RSL Sub-Branch To print a commemorative booklet containing short stories of people of Glebe and Forrest Lodge who contributed to the First World War. $1,923.00
Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Installation of Historical Signage Relating to WW1 Ships at Cockatoo Island.  $1,300.00
Sydney Total    $3,223.00
ELECTORATE OF THROSBY  
Burrawang Wildes Meadow Progress Association Meadow Progress Association - Centenary of Anzac Commemoration 2015.  $835.00
St Patrick's Parish School Establish a First World War memorial garden at St Patrick’s Parish school.  $1,915.00
Dapto RSL Sub-Branch Dapto RSL Sub-branch - Establish a Permanent Honour Plaque at Dapto RSL and Community War Memorial and Hold a Ceremony.  $1,030.00
Throsby Total    $3,780.00
ELECTORATE OF WARRINGAH  
Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company The Anzac Memorial Gun Project – Restoration and display of 18 pounder gun used in First World War.  $10,000.00
Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Installation of interpretive First World War signage at Headland Park Precinct.  $16,000.00
Mosman Library (Mosman Municipal Council) Mosman Library - Restoration of WW1 Honour Boards.  $8,872.00
Warringah Total    $34,872.00
ELECTORATE OF WENTWORTH  
Woollahra Council, Community Services Provision of an interactive online resource commemorating the service men and women from the First World War from the local area.  $6,150.00
Wentworth Total    $6,150.00
NSW TOTAL    $522,129.00
VICTORIA
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant Approved
ELECTORATE OF ASTON  
Boronia RSL Sub-Branch Ceremony and unveiling of Knox Roll of Honour major memorial.  $18,857.00
Aston Total    $18,857.00
ELECTORATE OF BALLARAT  
Ballarat RSL Sub-branch Research and produce "Memories of War" - a film documentary. $10,000.00
Grenville War Memorial Restoration Group To restore the Avenue of Honour in Grenville, including replanting trees and undertaking landscaping work.  $2,000.00
Great War Centenary Committee, Bacchus Marsh To conduct a series of First World War Commemorative Events.  $15,000.00
Ballarat Total    $27,000.00
ELECTORATE OF BATMAN  
Bundoora Homestead Art Centre, Darebin City Council To conduct an exhibition titled 'Coming Home' to commemorate First World War military personnel with connections to the Darebin area.  $7,000.00
Moira Tyers, trading as "Unsung Heroes of Australian History" To deliver 10 live performances of the multi media show "Unsung Heroes of Australian History" to primary and secondary schools in the Electorate of Batman.  $10,000.00
Bell Primary School Restore the WW1 avenue of honour.  $3,000.00
Batman Total    $20,000.00
ELECTORATE OF BENDIGO  
Heathcote RSL Sub-Branch To construct a Lone Pine memorial where Anzac Day Dawn Services are held at Heathcote. $4,983.00
Woodend RSL Sub-Branch To construct a wall of remembrance, with engraving, inscription and mounting of name panels. $21,538.00
Bendigo District RSL Sub-Branch To produce an Anzac Centenary historical painting.  $15,000.00
Kyneton Secondary College To supply plaques and plinths to commemorate the former students and staff members of the Kyneton Secondary College who enlisted in the First World War.  $15,215.00
Bendigo Health Photographic display about Bendigo Health and the impact of the war years on the home front.  $8,383.00
Castlemaine Pioneers & Old Residents Association To restore a First World War honour board montage.  $998.00
Bendigo Total    $66,117.00
ELECTORATE OF CALWELL
Turkish Sub-Branch of the Victorian RSL Australian Turkish Friendship Memorial sculpture. $10,000.00
Calwell Total   $10,000.00
ELECTORATE OF CASEY  
Eastern Regional Libraries Corp. Create a website containing names and details of the men and women named on memorials and honour boards around the Eastern Region of Melbourne who served in the First World War. $1,025.00
Wanallock Branch, Country Women's Association VIC A patchwork quilt, textile and World War 1 Memorabilia exhibition celebrating the inspirational lives of our ANZACs and the families who supported them.  $7,685.00
Lilydale Uniting Church Construct a plaque commemorating J D Burns’ poem ‘For England’.  $795.00
Healesville RSL Sub-Branch WWI Avenue of Honour Information Board.  $1,000.00
Lilydale RSL Sub-Branch Publish 'The Sixteen Year Old Soldier - The Jim Baddeley Story'.  $8,535.00
Casey Total    $19,040.00
ELECTORATE OF CHISHOLM  
Friends of Wattle Park and Wattle Park Heritage Group Incorporated Enhancements to Wattle Park Patriotic area and Lone Pine Precinct.  $13,661.00
Box Hill Historical Society Inc Restoration, interpretation and display of a framed collection of 9 photographs of local men who served in WWI.  $910.00
Chisholm Total    $14,571.00
ELECTORATE OF CORANGAMITE  
Belmont Fire Brigade Research Project and Memorial of History of Brigade Members Who Served in WW1.  $3,200.00
Corangamite Total    $3,200.00
ELECTORATE OF CORIO  
Lara RSL Sub-Branch Upgrade the Soldiers Avenue at Lara Recreation Reserve.  $9,166.00
Corio Total    $9,166.00
ELECTORATE OF DEAKIN
Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Inc. To produce the publication "They answered the call 1914 - 1919" which honours local servicemen from the areas of Blackburn, Mitcham, Nunawading and Vermont. $2,000.00
Eastern Regional Libraries Corp. Create a website containing names and details of the men and women named on memorials and honour boards around the Eastern Region of Melbourne who served in the First World War. $1,025.00
Deakin Total   $3,025.00
ELECTORATE OF DUNKLEY  
Mornington and District Historical Society Inc To provide a souvenir publication based on a modified version of the 1915 Peninsula Post newspaper and containing three pages of actual newspaper article covering the Gallipoli landings.  $985.00
Mornington RSL Sub-branch To provide plaques bearing the names of Mornington's First World War volunteers to be carried by local high school students as part of First World War ceremonies.  $1,645.00
Dunkley Total    $2,630.00
ELECTORATE OF FLINDERS  
Crib Point Primary School Crib Point Primary School - Memorial Walk.  $5,000.00
Flinders Total    $5,000.00
ELECTORATE OF GIPPSLAND  
Lumen Christie Catholic Primary School To create a First World War Memorial Garden at the Lumen Christie Catholic Primary School. $4,488.00
Heritage Network East Gippsland Inc Publish a book relating to East Gippsland's Anzacs.  $8,378.00
Gippsland Total    $12,866.00
ELECTORATE OF GORTON  
Sunbury Choral Association Inc Anzac Centenary Musical Production.  $6,459.00
Brookside P-9 College To create a memorial garden at the front of the Brookside P-9 College.  $9,268.00
Gorton Total    $15,727.00
ELECTORATE OF HIGGINS  
Toorak RSL Sub-branch To restore a collection of memorabilic photographs from the First World War for permanent display at the Toorak RSL Sub Branch.  $4,000.00
Toorak RSL Sub-branch To repair St Johns War Memorial in Toorak.  $3,168.00
East Malvern RSL Sub-branch East Malvern RSL Sub-branch - Replacement of First World War Honour Rolls.  $2,002.00
St George's Anglican Church, Malvern To restore a copy of the painting "The Great Sacrifice" by James Clark.  $4,199.00
Solway Primary School Solway Primary School - Anzac Centenary School Memorial Stone.  $2,950.00
Higgins Total    $16,319.00
ELECTORATE OF HOLT  
Saffron Grove Retirement Village Provision of a Flag Pole for Village Use.  $814.00
Holt Total    $814.00
ELECTORATE OF INDI  
Kiewa RSL Sub-branch Build memorial walls in Yackandandah, Kiewa and Sandy Creek to honour the First World War veterans buried there.  $5,840.00
Corryong RSL Sub-branch To purchase and install a gas powered cauldron to provide an eternal flame, to be lit after the Anzac Day 2015 dawn service.

 $8,700.00
The Chiltern Athenaeum Replace the Middle Indigo State School honour roll.  $505.00
Eskdale Primary School Plant a Lone Pine tree and install a plaque at the school.  $750.00
Indi Total    $15,795.00
ELECTORATE OF JAGA JAGA
Nillumbik Shire Council Create new interpretive signage at the Kangaroo Ground Tower of Remembrance on Garden Hill in Victoria that acknowledges the history of the Tower and how it connects with the Nillumbik Anzac story. $16,510.00
Jaga Jaga Total   $16,510.00
ELECTORATE OF KOOYONG  
Gallipoli and Beyond 2015 Gallipoli and Beyond: to hold a range of events, educational and artistic activities within the City of Boroondara to commemorate the centenary of the landing at Gallipoli in April 2015.  $34,162.00
Kew High School Create an Anzac Memorial Garden at Kew High School.  $1,731.00
Kew Primary School Restoration of existing First World War Memorials at Kew Primary School.  $8,000.00
Kooyong Total    $43,893.00
ELECTORATE OF LA TROBE  
Eastern Regional Libraries Corp. Create a website containing names and details of the men and women named on memorials and honour boards around the Eastern Region of Melbourne who served in the First World War. $1,025.00
Dandenong Ranges RSL Sub-Branch To refurbish the Anzac Avenue of Honour War Memorial at Ferny Creek, including the production and erection of a new flagpole and two new story boards.  $10,000.00
Dandenong Ranges Music Council Incorporated To conduct the First World War commemorative event "The Bells of Peace".  $23,800.00
Beaconsfield Progress Association Inc. To record names, military history and life stories relating to service people from Beaconsfield, including public access through a digital display and the printing of a book.  $10,000.00
Gembrook Primary School To purchase a commemorative plaque, and create information booklets on people from the Gembrook area who served in the First World War.  $1,000.00
La Trobe Total    $45,825.00
ELECTORATE OF MALLEE  
Mildura Rural City Council Library Service Our Sacrifice for the Empire – Mildura’s part in World War One $5,291.00
Stawell RSL Sub-Branch To refurbish the memorial at the Glenorchy Memorial Hall.  $2,178.00
Horsham RSL Sub-branch To provide members of the re-enactment group from Horsham and members of the Horsham RSL with complete First World War uniforms to be worn in re-enactment ceremonies.  $4,722.00
Horsham RSL Sub-branch To establish a memorial for the supply of Clydesdale horses to the Australian Army during the First World War from the young Bros horse Bazaar stables.  $2,500.00
Horsham Rural City Council To recreate the First World War Avenue of Honour in Horsham to honour the 162 service men and women from the area who died in the First World War.  $3,344.00
Rainbow Archive and Historical Society First World War displays and school based project linking the current Rainbow community to the events from 100 years ago.  $1,764.00
Mallee Total    $19,799.00
ELECTORATE OF MARIBYRNONG  
Essendon Historical Society Update and publish "Essendon Rifles" to include information on the 58th Battalion and Sandy, the only horse to return to Australia from Gallipoli.  $4,616.00
FOSALH (Friends of Sandy and the Australian Light Horse) To print and distribute a booklet containing information about the Australian war horse Sandy to primary schools in the Maribyrnong electorate.  $1,903.00
Melbourne's Living Museum of the West Inc. Create the digital exhibit and website for "Australia's Arsenal".  $19,950.00
Maribyrnong Total    $26,469.00
ELECTORATE OF MCEWEN  
Wandong-Heathcote Junction Community Group Inc Provide the Wandong - Heathcote Junction community with a First World War Memorial that will honour their soldiers.  $20,000.00
McEwen Total    $20,000.00
ELECTORATE OF MCMILLAN  
Leongatha and District Historical Society To print and mount 50 photographs related to Leongatha and district in the First World War.  $3,918.00
South Gippsland Shire Council To produce and publish a book detailing the stories of fallen service men and women from the Korumburra district and preserve a historic Australian flag.  $5,360.00
Drouin RSL Sub-Branch To supply and place two rocks with bronze plaques and lettering beside the path in the Drouin Memorial Park in honour of the First World War servicemen from the Drouin and District.  $2,827.00
McMillan Total    $12,105.00
ELECTORATE OF MELBOURNE  
Australian Federation of Medical Women - Victorian Medical Women's Association To supply and install a plaque to commemorate the contribution of female medical professionals in the First World War.  $600.00
Melbourne Total    $600.00
ELECTORATE OF MELBOURNE PORTS  
Turkish Sub-Branch of the Victorian RSL Australian Turkish Friendship Memorial sculpture. $10,000.00
City of Port Phillip Farewell to war; performance of the sights and sounds of the departure of the first troops of volunteers embarking on HMAT Orvieto on 21 October 1014.  $29,850.00
Melbourne Ports Total    $39,850.00
ELECTORATE OF MURRAY  
Lemnos Primary School To undertake restoration work on a German Field Gun at Lemnos Primary School.  $5,600.00
Numurkah & District Development Committee Inc. Saluting Their Service Mural and Booklet.  $1,794.00
Murray Total    $7,394.00
ELECTORATE OF WANNON  
Koroit Historical Society Inc. To contribute towards costs associated with the publication 'Duty Nobly Done' which documents the war records and profile of all soldiers from the Koroit and Port Fairy districts, including the smaller Moyne communities of Woolsthorpe, Macarthur and Orford.  $2,750.00
Tahara Recreation Reserve Relocation and restoration of First World War memorial site.  $1,959.00
Lions Club of Merino Digby WWI Soldier Settler Honour Board.  $1,200.00
Mount Rouse & District Historical Society Inc. Remembering the First World War Veterans interred at the Boram Boram (Penhurst) Cemetery.  $2,650.00
Wannon Total    $8,559.00
ELECTORATE OF WILLS
Turkish Sub-Branch of the Victorian RSL Australian Turkish Friendship Memorial sculpture. $11,500.00
Wills Total   $11,500.00
VIC TOTAL    $512,631.00
QUEENSLAND
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant Approved
ELECTORATE OF BLAIR  
Brisbane Valley Heritage Trails Inc To produce a book entitled "The Colinton Boys".  $2,633.00
Brisbane Valley Uniting Church Refurbishment of First World War Honour Board and Production of related booklet.  $2,168.00
Military Brotherhood Inc The Dungarees Recruitment March Centenary Ride 2015 - funding for commemorative plaque.  $250.00
Blair Total    $5,051.00
ELECTORATE OF BONNER  
Rotary Club of Wynnum and Manly Anzac Centenary Commemoration Memorials for Schools and Colleges in the Wynnum Manly Area.  $49,923.00
Queensland Rifle Association Inc Queensland Rifle Association WW1 Project - Display of WW1 Memorabilia at Belmont Museum.  $4,793.00
Queensland Services Heritage Band Association Queensland Services Heritage Band Association - Centenary of the First AIF - Re-enactment of the First Deployment of Queensland Light Horse to WW1.  $4,000.00
Wynnum RSL Sub-Branch To conduct "Operation Gratitude", a combined ANZAC Day Dawn Service with Manly/Lota RSL, East Brisbane National Servicemen’s Association and Bayside National Servicemen’s Association.  $15,000.00
Bonner Total    $73,716.00
ELECTORATE OF BRISBANE  
Royal Brisbane Hospital Nurses Association Inc To create the commemorative display "The Brisbane Hospital and The Great War". $13,949.00
Military Brotherhood Inc The Dungarees Recruitment March Centenary Ride 2015 - funding for commemorative plaque to be placed in Brisbane on completion of event.  $250.00
Naval Association of Australia, Queensland Section To contribute towards costs associated with an event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force's role in the First World War.  $852.00
Windsor State School New plaques commemorating past Windsor State School students who died in the First World War.  $2,475.00
Submarines Association of Australia Queensland Inc To assist in costs for hosting a commemorative dinner which commemorates the Centenary of Submarines in Australia and their deployment at the outset of the First World War.  $4,520.00
Submarines Association of Australia Queensland Inc To assist in improving the Submariners Walk Heritage Trail Flag Pole and National Flag Memorial.  $2,476.00
Brisbane Total    $24,522.00
ELECTORATE OF CAPRICORNIA  
Capricornia RSL Sub-Branch Contribution towards the shared project "2015 Anzac Troop Train" centenary re-enactment. $25,000.00
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Park Avenue Creation of an ANZAC Memorial at the front of the school.  $2,500.00
St Joseph's School, Clermont St Joseph's School ANZAC Centenary Walk.  $7,674.00
Central Queensland Family History Association Inc. Publication of a Book called "The Great War - Home and/or Abroad".  $9,268.00
Capricornia & Rockhampton RSL Sub-Branch Re-creation of Recruiting Events and a display of photographs taken in East Street Rockhampton, introducing the first few months of the First World War to the general public of Rockhampton.  $5,973.00
Capricornia Total    $50,415.00
ELECTORATE OF FISHER  
Maleny Hospital Auxiliary Inc. To Create a First World War Memorial Walk on Hospital Grounds.  $59,000.00
5th Light Horse Regiment, Maleny Troop To participate in Anzac Centenary Light Horse Troop Events.  $10,745.00
Fisher Total    $69,745.00
ELECTORATE OF FLYNN  
Gladstone RSL Sub-Branch Contribution towards the shared project "2015 Anzac Troop Train" centenary re-enactment. $53,000.00
Emerald RSL Sub-Branch To perform a re-enactment of Simpson and his Donkey during the ANZAC centenary celebrations 2015.  $3,500.00
Bundaberg & District Ex-Servicewomen's Association Enhance the War Nurse Memorial Park, Bundaberg, with the installation of Service Nursing History Storyboards.  $4,660.00
Flynn Total    $61,160.00
ELECTORATE OF KENNEDY  
Mareeba Historic Society To promote and deliver a year long display of photographs and small items to commemorate Indigenous personnel, nursing personnel and non-combatants from the area. $10,146.00
Pentland Progress Association Inc To replace the plaque on the memorial rock outside the Portland Soldiers Memorial Hall. $186.00
St Anthony's Parish School To Create an Anzac Memorial Garden.  $1,201.00
Charters Towers RSL Sub-Branch The construction and supply of two First World War memorials in Charters Towers, Queensland.  $17,400.00
Kennedy Total    $28,933.00
ELECTORATE OF LILLEY  
Sandgate RSL Sub-branch Inc Installation of First World War memorial at Sandgate RSL Sub-Branch. $36,588.00
9th Battalions War Memorial Museum C&P Trust Transcribe and publish the First World War Diary of Brigadier JC Robertson and donate a copy to each school in the Lilley electorate along with a copy of the book entitled ‘Campaigning with the fighting 9th’ by CM Wrench MC.  $7,000.00
Wavell State High School Create a mural wall in the centre of the new Junior Secondary building at Wavell State High to commemorate the Anzac spirit.  $23,500.00
St Kieran's Primary School To create a Centenary of ANZAC memorial garden at St Kieran's Primary School.  $5,000.00
Lilley Total    $72,088.00
ELECTORATE OF MARANOA  
Longreach RSL Sub-Branch Contribution towards the shared project "2015 Anzac Troop Train" centenary re-enactment. $25,000.00
Clifton State High School To research and publish information in various media about the First World War contributions of local people.  $8,500.00
Maranoa Total    $33,500.00
ELECTORATE OF MONCRIEFF  
Mudgeeraba Light Horse Museum Inc To run the Telling the Anzac Story Educational Program.  $13,384.00
Moncrieff Total    $13,384.00
ELECTORATE OF MORETON  
Sherwood Indooroopilly RSL Sub-Branch Schools Anzac Centenary Research & Book project.  $27,499.00
Moreton Total    $27,499.00
ELECTORATE OF OXLEY  
NGVR and PNGVR Ex-Members Association Inc ANZAC Centenary Celebration and Dedication Service at the NGVR and PNGVR Museum.  $3,000.00
Centenary Learning Alliance of State Schools (C.L.A.S.S.) To conduct a series of educational, cultural and community events to commemorate the centenary of the First World War.  $50,000.00
Oxley Total    $53,000.00
ELECTORATE OF PETRIE  
Moreton Bay Regional Council To produce a DVD detailing the history of Anzac Avenue, its construction and connection to local servicemen of the First World War and to produce a website collating the service and personal history of these servicemen.  $16,850.00
North Pine Historical Society Inc Research of Names on WW1 Honour and Memorial Boards of the Pine Rivers and Surrounding Area.  $920.00
Petrie Total    $17,770.00
ELECTORATE OF RYAN  
Sherwood Indooroopilly RSL Sub-Branch Schools Anzac Centenary Research & Book project.  $9,249.00
Ryan Total    $9,249.00
ELECTORATE OF WIDE BAY  
Maryborough RSL Sub-Branch Contribution towards the shared project "2015 Anzac Troop Train" centenary re-enactment. $25,000.00
Kin Kin Community Group Inc. Kin Kin Memorial Refurbishment and Honour Board.  $525.00
Noosa Institute for Socio-Economic & Environmental Research The Great Sunshine Coast ANZAC Equestrian History Project.  $3,500.00
Gympie Family Historical Society Inc Produce a series of books and four presentations about the Diggers of Widgee Shire.  $5,560.00
Wide Bay Total    $34,585.00
ELECTORATE OF WRIGHT  
Harrisville & District Historical Society Inc Creation of World War One Soldiers of Normanby Shire Publication.  $5,000.00
Mudgeeraba Light Horse Museum Inc To run the Telling the Anzac Story Educational Program.  $28,000.00
Wright Total    $33,000.00
QLD TOTAL    $607,617.00
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant Approved
ELECTORATE OF BRAND  
Rockingham District Historical Society Inc Purchase of boards, banners and replica uniforms to assist in the presentation of a portable museum display.  $7,988.00
City of Mandurah To Install an Interactive Audio device at the Mandurah War Memorial to tell the Anzac story in the Mandurah context.  $38,572.00
Singleton Primary School The Jack Kelly Memorial Garden.  $3,100.00
Brand Total    $49,660.00
ELECTORATE OF CANNING  
City of Mandurah To Conduct a Commemorative Schools Event, a Community Arts Event and Stage a Production and Exhibition for the Centenary of The First World War.  $30,036.00
Pinjarra RSL Sub-Branch Purchase display cabinets for the Pinjarra RSL to display First World War memorabilia.  $7,000.00
Canning Total    $37,036.00
ELECTORATE OF CURTIN  
North Cottesloe Primary School The creation of a First World War commemorative space at the North Cottesloe Primary School. $20,000.00
Town of Claremont Conduct the Museum Exhibition and School Education Program - "The Western Suburbs at War".  $31,255.00
Cottesloe Primary School Updating existing honour boards and create a book of the names and profiles of names on the honour boards.  $5,000.00
Curtin Total    $56,255.00
ELECTORATE OF FORREST  
Brunswick Self Help Group Inc. To create an "Avenue of Honour" in remembrance of 24 local servicemen who did not return from the First World War. $5,150.00
Boyanup Memorial Park Committee Inc. To upgrade the Boyanup War Memorial.  $2,659.00
City of Bunbury Bunbury War Memorial - Restoration and Repair.  $29,704.00
Forrest Total    $37,513.00
ELECTORATE OF HASLUCK  
Guildford Primary School Parents & Citizens Association Inc Guildford Primary School World War 1 Honour Board Restoration.  $3,850.00
Guildford Association Inc To carry out 'Guildford's Anzacs' - An interactive project highlighting the contribution of local servicemen in the First World War.  $29,495.00
Hasluck Total    $33,345.00
ELECTORATE OF O'CONNOR  
Shire of Williams Williams New War Memorial Project.  $3,300.00
O'Connor Total    $3,300.00
ELECTORATE OF PEARCE  
Perth Hills and Wheatbelt Band A concert and sing-along of songs from WWI titled Songs that Won the War.  $4,651.00
Pearce Total    $4,651.00
ELECTORATE OF PERTH  
Western Australian Youth Theatre Company Inc. Script and Dramaturgy Costs for Theatrical Production.  $15,000.00
Town of Bassendean Restoration and Relocation of War Memorial and Construction of a new Memorial Wall and Reflection Pond.  $40,000.00
Perth Total    $55,000.00
ELECTORATE OF STIRLING  
City of Stirling The Upgrade and Relocation of North Beach First World War Memorial.  $47,062.00
Stirling Total    $47,062.00
WA TOTAL    $323,822.00
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant Approved
ELECTORATE OF ADELAIDE  
RSL SA Branch South Australian Virtual War Memorial. $5,000.00
City of Burnside The refurbishment of the Alexandra Avenue & Prescott Terrace First World War Monument.  $5,000.00
Adelaide Total    $10,000.00
ELECTORATE OF BARKER  
The Murray Bridge Players and Singers Inc To Conduct a commemorative Centenary of ANZAC Parade and Concert.  $5,795.00
3rd Light Horse Regiment - Naracoorte Troop 3rd Light Horse Regiment Naracoorte Troop - Reformation of the 3rd Light Horse Regiment for Commemoration Activities.  $9,300.00
Barker Total    $15,095.00
ELECTORATE OF GREY  
Streaky Bay RSL Sub-branch To restore the Streaky Bay First World War monument, fence the Lone Pine, and provide interpretive signage to recognise the significance of the tree. $15,000.00
Lochiel Progress Association Inc To display a photographic board of First World War soldiers next to the honour board in the Lochiel Public Hall and display a steel framed map of the Lochiel Soldier Settlement blocks in the public rest area by the Lochiel Public Hall, Augusta highway.  $1,682.00
Grey Total    $16,682.00
ELECTORATE OF HINDMARSH  
RSL SA Branch South Australian Virtual War Memorial. $5,000.00
Plympton Glenelg RSL Sub-branch Inc Construction of a new War Memorial in Moseley Square Glenelg.  $33,000.00
Hindmarsh Total    $38,000.00
ELECTORATE OF KINGSTON  
St Hilary of Poitiers Anglican Church Morphett Vale Completion of the northern section of the Memorial Garden in the Anglican Church and provision of a quiet contemplative area.  $7,405.00
City of Onakaparinga City of Onkaparinga Memorial Gardens and Eternal Flame.  $5,676.00
Kingston Total    $13,081.00
ELECTORATE OF MAKIN  
RSL SA Branch South Australian Virtual War Memorial. $5,000.00
Keithcot Farm Primary School To create an Anzac Memorial feature at the Keithcot Farm Primary School. $10,417.00
Para Hills High School Commemorating the Centenary of World War One by developing an infographic using the narrative of the men from the Salisbury District.  $7,000.00
Fairview Park Primary School Fairview Park Primary School ANZAC Commemorative Garden.  $5,720.00
Makin Total    $28,137.00
ELECTORATE OF MAYO  
RSL SA Branch South Australian Virtual War Memorial. $5,000.00
The Forest Range and Lenswood History Group Incorporated Restoration of the Forrest Range and Lenswood WWI Memorial.  $4,270.00
Friends of Birdwood Institute Inc Birdwood ANZAC Commemoration Project.  $4,670.00
McLaren Flat Soldiers' Memorial Hall Restoration of tiled murals at McLaren Flat Soldiers' Memorial Hall.  $8,140.00
Milang and District Community Association Inc Restoration of the Milang First World War Memorial.  $3,000.00
Mount Lofty Districts Historical Society Incorporated Creation of a Book Titled 'The Power and Spirit of the Anzac Biscuit'.  $3,400.00
Scott Creek Progress Association Commemorative stained glass window and Memorial Plaque for the Scott Creek Soldier's Memorial Hall.  $2,500.00
Strathalbyn Uniting Church Strathalbyn Uniting Church - Family and Community Tribute.  $910.00
Willunga Recreation Park Inc Preservation and Documentation of Willunga Cheer-Up Society Memorabilia.  $4,000.00
Mayo Total    $35,890.00
ELECTORATE OF PORT ADELAIDE  
St Albans Anglican Church, Largs Bay To conduct the research project "Unravelling the mysteries of the St Albans Honour Roll" and make this information available through booklets and a series of events held throughout the Centenary of the First World War. $561.00
City of Charles Sturt The creation of an interactive website of local stories about the First World War.  $2,500.00
SA Maritime Museum, History SA To conduct a major exhibition called "Protector: South Australia and the Great War".  $5,000.00
Salisbury RSL Sub-Branch To supply and install a granite base for the silhouette of a First World War soldier being installed adjacent to the Salisbury RSL Sub-Branch.  $3,350.00
Semaphore & Port Adelaide RSL Sub-Branch To conduct an Anzac Day Dawn Service, including a re-enactment of the landing at Gallipoli.  $23,500.00
Largs Bay School To create school memorial garden to commemorate the First World War.  $10,000.00
Port Adelaide Total    $44,911.00
ELECTORATE OF STURT  
Knightsbridge Baptist Church To supply and erect a bronze plaque at the Knightsbridge Baptist Church in Leabrook, SA to commemorate First World War soldiers.  $1,436.00
St George's Church Historical Group First World War Commemorative Booklet and Service.  $5,000.00
Sturt Total    $6,436.00
ELECTORATE OF WAKEFIELD  
Playford Primary School Create three murals by students at Playford Primary School to commemorate the First World War.  $3,000.00
Wakefield Total    $3,000.00
SA TOTAL    $211,232.00
TASMANIA
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant Approved
ELECTORATE OF BRADDON  
Queenstown RSL Sub-Branch Install two glass cabinets in the Queenstown RSL Club to display First World War memorabilia.  $1,940.00
Burnie City Council - Burnie Regional Museum To Conduct a Museum Exhibition, Digitisation Project, Oral History Project and Education Box.  $24,332.00
Braddon Total    $26,272.00
ELECTORATE OF DENISON  
Claremont RSL Sub-branch Inc To construct a First World War Memorial in Claremont, Tasmania.  $33,000.00
Dominic College To Conduct the Theatrical Production "In Their Own Words". $9,700.00
Denison Total    $42,700.00
ELECTORATE OF FRANKLIN  
Channel Heritage Centre To create a reusable display at the Channel Heritage Centre at Margate, including enlarged images and pull-up banners, and the production of 500 booklets detailing First World War enlistments from the Channel. $3,354.00
Bellerive Primary School Association To produce a commemorative booklet and supply a memorial stone for the Bellerive Primary School grounds. $6,000.00
Snug Primary School Maintenance of memorial area at Snug Primary School.  $12,123.00
Esperance RSL Sub-Branch Restoration of Dover Cenotaph.  $6,534.00
Franklin Total    $28,011.00
ELECTORATE OF LYONS  
Avoca Museum and Information Centre Install commemorative plaques at the Avoca Museum and Information Centre to honour Anzacs enlisted from Avoca. $2,970.00
Sheffield RSL and Citizens' Club To install a commemorative First World War Mural and Roll of Honour within the Sheffield RSL and Citizens' Club. $8,850.00
Exeter RSL Sub-Branch To create and install three First World War honour boards depicting the names of members of the local community who served.  $5,560.00
St Helens-St Marys RSL Sub-Branch To create a First World War Wall of Remembrance to honour Tasmania's War Dead.  $22,423.00
Lyons Total    $39,803.00
TAS TOTAL    $136,786.00
ACT
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant Approved
ELECTORATE OF CANBERRA  
Woden Valley RSL Sub-branch Creation of a book titled 'We Will Remember Them - Canberra's War Memorials'.  $6,000.00
The Street Theatre Contribution to The Street Theatre's staging of 'The Home Front' - a production which explores the lives of women in Australia during the First World War.  $2,500.00
ACT Jewish Community Incorporated The Centenary of ANZAC Jewish Program - To Conduct and ANZAC Centenary Remembrance Service, Create and produce the travelling exhibition "Gallipoli and the Western Front Re-Discovered" and Produce ANZAC Centenary Educational Materials.  $8,950.00
Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company The Anzac Memorial Gun Project – Restoration and display of 18 pounder gun used in First World War.  $24,378.00
The Children's Book Council of Australia ACT Branch To Reprint the Booklet "Mud and Blood and Tears".  $1,100.00
QL2 Dance Inc To Produce a Contemporary Youth Dance Work and Educational resources to commemorate the First World War.  $1,831.00
Canberra Glassworks Ltd To Produce the Exhibition "Protecting Country - 1300 and counting".  $19,466.00
Canberra Total    $64,225.00
ELECTORATE OF FRASER  
ACT Jewish Community Incorporated The Centenary of ANZAC Jewish Program - To Conduct and ANZAC Centenary Remembrance Service, Create and produce the travelling exhibition "Gallipoli and the Western Front Re-Discovered" and Produce ANZAC Centenary Educational Materials.  $8,950.00
QL2 Dance Inc To Produce a Contemporary Youth Dance Work and Educational resources to commemorate the First World War.  $20,745.00
C E W Bean Foundation Construct a memorial at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra to commemorate Australian war correspondents, photographer, artists and film and sound crews.  $20,745.00
Fraser Total    $50,440.00
ACT TOTAL    $114,665.00
NORTHERN TERRITORY
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant Approved
ELECTORATE OF LINGIARI  
Alice Springs RSL Sub-branch To commission a photographic essay of Central Australian involvement in the First World War, linking the environment, those who served and the community.  $26,895.00
Lingiari Total    $26,895.00
ELECTORATE OF SOLOMON  
Darwin RSL Sub-Branch Rectification and correction of deceased listings on Darwin First World War Cenotaph.  $7,262.00
Solomon Total    $7,262.00
NT TOTAL    $34,157.00
Total items selected in report 275  
TOTALS   $2,463,039.00

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