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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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Tuesday, 26 May 2015
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ANZAC CENTENARY LOCAL GRANTS SUPPORT COMMUNITY COMMEMORATION

A further $2.1 million has been awarded to 160 new projects and 32 existing projects under the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program (ACLGP).

The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and  Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC, Senator the Hon. Michael Ronaldson, announced the new funding allocations today, which concludes the ACLGP.

“We have now processed almost 1,800 applications and awarded grants to more than 1650 projects worth a combined total of $17.9 million across all 150 Federal electorates,” Senator Ronaldson said.

“The response to the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program was outstanding and it is wonderful that local communities have found unique ways to participate in the Anzac Centenary, which is the most significant period of commemoration in our nation’s history
“The varied nature of these projects demonstrates a range of innovative yet appropriately dignified ways by which local communities will commemorate those who served in the First World War.”

The diverse projects to receive funding include:

  • Wyndham Anzac Centenary Commemorative Arts Project, which includes a digital storytelling component and interpretive panels to be installed at the Werribee RSL building in Victoria
  • the Anzac 100 school/community partnership project, which involves building a replica of the SE5a fighter plane in Queensland to commemorate the role of Australian airmen and women in the First World War
  • to hold a large format projection titled “Violet Verses” that will capture the emotions of people on the streets of South Australia during the First World War
  • the refurbishment of the York War Memorial (WA) to include names missing from the memorial, create weather proof housing for a Krupp Gun located in Avon, and produce a sculpture and plaque in honour of all local men who served in the First World War, including Lt Lawrence McCarthy VC
  • an upgrade of the ACT Memorial Database to enable better access to First World War information, including details of local servicemen and women, and establish a related schools package and digital honour roll
  • an Anzac Eve Youth Vigil and First World War research competition to be conducted at Palmerston in the Northern Territory.

More information about the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program is available on the Anzac Centenary website at http://www.anzaccentenary.gov.au/.

Media enquiries:
Minister Ronaldson: Mark Lee 02 6277 7820 or 0408 547 381
Department of Veterans’ Affairs Media: 02 6289 6203

Editor’s note: In accordance with the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines, approved grants will be added to the list on the Anzac Centenary website within 14 days of the funding agreement between DVA and the organisation taking effect.

NEW SOUTH WALES
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant
ELECTORATE OF BANKS    
Riverwood Legion & Community Club Ltd Restoration of the Riverwood Cenotaph. 16,500.00
Oatley RSL Sub-branch To hold an Anzac Day Dawn Service and Community Day on 25 April 2015 in the precinct of the Oatley Commemorative Gardens. 16,260.00
Banks Total   32,760.00
ELECTORATE OF BENNELONG    
City of Ryde To produce an interactive touch screen information source of the contribution of the people of Ryde to the First World War. 30,839.00
Bennelong Total   30,839.00
ELECTORATE OF BEROWRA    
Northholm Grammar School Additional funding towards the construction of an Australian Defence Forces First World War / Anzac Centenary commemorative wall and memorial at the School. 1,247.00
Kenthurst Public School To upgrade the Kenthurst War Memorial. 12,100.00
Berowra Total   13,347.00
ELECTORATE OF BRADFIELD    
Ku-ring-gai Council Undertake a community event entitled “Lights of our Lives” to commemorate the centenary of the First World War and the Anzac legend. 32,000.00
Bradfield Total   32,000.00
ELECTORATE OF CALARE    
Manildra Soldiers' Memorial Hall Additional funding towards the creation of an Honour Wall – Manildra Soldiers’ Memorial Hall. 5,452.00
Oberon Council and Oberon RSL Sub-branch Additional funding towards the construction of a new "Spirit Lives On" First World War Memorial in Oberon. 2,500.00
Hill End & Tambaroora Progress Association Inc. Additional funding towards the War Memorial restoration and dedication project at Hill End. 3,000.00
Forbes RSL Sub-branch Additional funding towards the 'Spirit of Anzac' art competition. 440.00
Lithgow & District Family History Society Inc. Additional funding towards the research and publication project, "A Long March from Lithgow" 1,800.00
Bedgerabong War Memorial Union Church To construct a First World War memorial at Bedgerabong church. 4,600.00
Molong RSL Sub-branch To hold commemorative events on Anzac Day 2015 and on the anniversary of the Cooee March passing through Molong. 4,591.00
Calare Total   22,383.00
ELECTORATE OF CHARLTON    
Toronto RSL Sub-branch To hold an Anzac community commemorative event in the Charlton Electorate. 79,900.00
Charlton Total   79,900.00
ELECTORATE OF COOK    
Cronulla RSL Sub-branch To conduct a First World War Centenary Anzac Day Service at Cronulla Park on 25 April 2015. 20,166.00
Cook Total   20,166.00
ELECTORATE OF COWPER    
Bellinger River RSL Sub-branch Additional funding towards conducting various Centenary of Anzac commemorative services during 2014-18 at which mobile displays of replica First World War equipment and memorabilia will be available. 2,973.00
Coffs Harbour RSL Sub-branch To purchase street banners commemorating First World War events. 16,137.00
Macksville RSL Printing of souvenir programs for Anzac Day 2015 commemorative services to be held in Macksville. 2,639.00
Cowper Total   21,749.00
ELECTORATE OF CUNNINGHAM    
Para Meadows School To develop a resource program about the First World War and the Australian experience of the war for students with a disability. 13,118.00
Illawarra Centenary of Anzac Committee To print programs and hire portable toilets and a flagpole to support the Illawarra Anzac Day March and associated ceremonies. 3,958.00
Cunningham Total   17,076.00
ELECTORATE OF FARRER    
Rand Sports Ground Committee Inc. Rand RSL Memorial upgrade 2,000.00
Yerong Creek Anzac Committee Commission plaques to be placed at the base of trees planted in honour of local soldiers killed in action during the First World War. 2,529.00
Bidgeemia Community Hall Installation of an Honour Board commemorating the services and sacrifices of soldiers from Bidgeemia and surrounds. 645.00
Henty and District Historical Society Inc. To restore the District of Henty’s First World War Roll of Honour. 2,143.00
Farrer Total   7,317.00
ELECTORATE OF GRAYNDLER    
Leichhardt Municipal Council To restore the First World War memorial in Leichhardt. 10,000.00
Grayndler Total   10,000.00
ELECTORATE OF GREENWAY    
Sikh Youth Australia Ltd. Participation of the Sikh Bagpipe Drums Band (Malaysia) in the Anzac Centenary Celebrations across Sydney 7,000.00
Greenway Total   7,000.00
ELECTORATE OF HUME    
Picton Anzac Day Committee Additional funding towards the Picton Memorial Park First World War honour roll. 3,319.00
Kangaroo March Centenary Re-enactment Assoc. Inc. Additional funding towards the Kangaroo March Centenary Re-enactment Project. 3,319.00
Bowning & District Lions Club To create a First World War Memorial at Bowning. 1,500.00
Wollondilly Anglican College Additional funding towards the Anzac Garden Memorial at Wollondilly Anglican College. 3,319.00
Yass RSL Sub-branch Additional funding towards the “Salute to Original Anzacs” Exhibition in the Yass District. 600.00
Hume Total   12,057.00
ELECTORATE OF HUNTER    
Singleton Council To contribute towards the establishment of an Anzac Centenary memorial in the Singleton Council Civic precinct. 24,388.00
Hunter Total   24,388.00
ELECTORATE OF KINGSFORD SMITH    
Malabar RSL Sub-branch To create a First World War Memorial Garden at Chifley Public School. 15,634.00
The Castellorizian Club To hold a photographic exhibition about Greek-Australians in the Australian Defence Forces during the First World War, in particular the Gallipoli campaign. 4,856.00
Kingsford Smith Total   20,490.00
ELECTORATE OF LINDSAY    
Nepean Hospital To construct an Anzac Memorial at the Nepean Hospital. 30,000.00
Lindsay Total   30,000.00
ELECTORATE OF LYNE    
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council To facilitate community groups throughout the Port Macquarie-Hasting local government area to commemorate the First World War and the Anzac Centenary through the construction of memorials, gardens, public artworks and honour rolls in public spaces. 5,831.00
Lyne Total   5,831.00
     
ELECTORATE OF MACARTHUR    
Wollondilly Shire Council Additional funding towards building a commemorative wall in Warragamba and flag pole at the Warragamba Primary School to commemorate the Anzac Centenary. 610.00
Macarthur Total   610.00
ELECTORATE OF MACKELLAR    
Northern Beaches District Council of RSL To contribute towards the Anzac Centenary 2015 Commemorative Service and street march to be held in Narrabeen. 40,000.00
Mackellar Total   40,000.00
ELECTORATE OF MACQUARIE    
Blackheath Community Alliance To build an entrance to the Blackheath Soldier’s Memorial Park and to hold an entrance dedication and centenary Gallipoli Sunset Service. 10,000.00
Macquarie Total   10,000.00
ELECTORATE OF MCMAHON    
Fairfield RSL Sub-branch Provide 38 replica medals and memorial plaques to local community organisations (including local schools, local councils, libraries and museums) in honour of the four Anzac soldiers who received First World War Military Medals from the Fairfield and Smithfield areas. 25,650.00
McMahon Total   25,650.00
ELECTORATE OF NEW ENGLAND    
Older Mens Network Inc. To conduct the project “Songs of the Anzacs” - musical sing-alongs to be held on Remembrance Day 2015 in Tamworth, NSW. 2,155.00
New England Total   2,155.00
ELECTORATE OF NEWCASTLE    
Sandgate Cemetery Trust To create an Anzac memorial garden in honour of those who served in the First World War at the Sandgate Cemetery. 3,750.00
The University of Newcastle, School of Education Additional funding towards the project entitled iAnzac to capture and share the stories young Australians tell about what Anzac means to them or their communities 3,750.00
Christ Church Cathedral, Anglican Diocese of Newcastle Additional funding towards the external illumination of the Cathedral Tower with Anzac First World War images and school / visitor education project 6,381.00
Newcastle Total   13,881.00
ELECTORATE OF PAGE    
Lismore City Council Installation of glass doors to enable improved access / viewing of the First World War Honour Rolls at Lismore Memorial Baths 24/7. 10,000.00
Woodenbong RSL Sub-branch To hold a community based commemorative event including a fly-over, military vehicle parade and 20 man delegation from RAAF Amberley for Anzac Day 2015 in Woodenbong. 3,000.00
Ballina Council To Create a Commemorative Avenue “Waler Way” and Community Monument in Ballina. 8,912.00
Urbenville RSL Sub-branch Restoration of the First World War Memorial in Urbenville. 11,022.00
Page Total   32,934.00
ELECTORATE OF PARKES    
Tottenham Welfare Council Inc. Additional funding towards amending the First World War Honour Roll in the Tottenham War Memorial Park and restoring the rose garden and First World War gun. 3,677.00
Gwydir Shire Council with North Star Soldiers' Memorial Park Trustee Additional funding towards the Anzac Park North Star Upgrade 1,100.00
Parkes Total   4,777.00
ELECTORATE OF PARRAMATTA    
Parramatta City Council trading as Riverside Theatres Commission a family play entitled “Shellshock: Gallipoli Tortoise and The Letters Project”. 22,030.00
Parramatta Total   22,030.00
     
ELECTORATE OF PATERSON    
Port Stephens Naval Association Sub-Section Build a Memorial for  the HMAS Psyche (The Forgotten Cruiser) and hold a tribute 5,200.00
Paterson Total   5,200.00
ELECTORATE OF RICHMOND    
Murwillumbah RSL Sub-branch Tweed First World War Digital Roll of Honour. 2,657.00
Richmond Total   2,657.00
ELECTORATE OF RIVERINA    
Gundagai Historical Museum Incorporated To contribute towards costs associated with preparing Light Horse outfits and appropriate saddlery to support a Troop to attend various Centenary of Anzac events to be held in Gundagai, Tumut, Batlow, Canberra, Wagga, Cootamundra, Harden and Sydney. 4,400.00
Riverina Total   4,400.00
ELECTORATE OF ROBERTSON    
Central Coast Marine Discovery Centre Additional funding towards holding a travelling education First World War exhibition including dioramas, models, historical photographs and drawings and  other educational tools, with the display to be exhibited at RSL’s, other clubs and libraries. 1,211.00
Robertson Total   1,211.00
ELECTORATE OF SHORTLAND    
Dudley Public School To create and install two large Anzac murals and a poppy garden to commemorate two former students of the school who were awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War (Capt. Clarence Smith Jeffries and Pte William Currey), and all those who served with them. 8,000.00
Shortland Total   8,000.00
ELECTORATE OF SYDNEY    
Dictionary of Sydney Digitalisation of the Ultimo Community Centre First World War Honour Roll. 11,770.00
Leichhardt Municipal Council To restore the Balmain War Memorial. 30,000.00
Balmain Rozelle RSL Sub-branch To conduct an event to commemorate the Centenary of the departure of the First AIF for Gallipoli and Europe. 5,330.00
Sydney Total   47,100.00
ELECTORATE OF WARRINGAH    
Friends of Freshwater Inc. Restoration and historical interpretation of Soldiers Avenue of Honour in Freshwater, and re-enactment of Commemoration day in Soldiers Avenue on 19 April 2015. 32,311.00
Northern Beaches District Council of RSL To contribute towards the Anzac Centenary 2015 Commemorative Service and street march to be held in Narrabeen. 40,000.00
Warringah Total   72,311.00
ELECTORATE OF WATSON    
City of Canterbury Design and establish an Electorate of Watson Anzac Centenary Interactive Website. 80,000.00
Watson Total   80,000.00
ELECTORATE OF WENTWORTH    
The Army Museum of New South Wales Foundation To Produce a First World War Commemorative Museum Exhibit. 12,000.00
North Bondi RSL Sub-branch Contribute to the running of the 2015 Anzac Dawn Service at Bondi Beach. 19,990.00
Wentworth Total   31,990.00
NSW TOTAL   792,209.00
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant
VICTORIA
ELECTORATE OF BATMAN    
Darebin City Brass Inc. To hold a music and song performance at the Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre to commemorate the Centenary of Anzac. 3,365.00
Batman Total   3,365.00
ELECTORATE OF BENDIGO    
Bendigo & District RSL To produce a short documentary featuring the families of six Eaglehawk ANZAC soldiers 4,900.00
Mt Macedon Memorial Cross Council for Commemorative Services Inc. To improve community awareness and access to the 2015 Mt Macedon Anzac Day Dawn service 5,000.00
Bendigo Total   9,900.00
ELECTORATE OF BRUCE    
City of Monash To refurbish and upgrade the Central Reserve First World War Memorial and the Kingsway Glen Waverley Cenotaph. 27,291.00
City of Monash Present a photographic exhibition – Gallipoli: the other side at the Monash Gallery of Art during 2015. 9,126.00
Bruce Total   36,417.00
ELECTORATE OF CALWELL    
Broadmeadows Historical Society Inc. To hold a sunset service at the Broadmeadows Remembrance Memorial on 23 April 2015 and create a display of First World War memorabilia on the former Broadmeadows Army Camp at the Hume Global Learning Centre. 5,946.00
Meadows Primary School To establish a contemplation area, memorial garden and commemorative path to educate school students about the First World War at the Meadows Primary School. 14,575.00
Calwell Total   20,521.00
ELECTORATE OF CHISHOLM    
Roberts McCubbin Primary School To construct a sculptural mural of Simpson and his Donkey on school grounds. 10,448.00
Chisholm Total   10,448.00
ELECTORATE OF CORANGAMITE    
Ocean Grove Barwon Heads RSL Sub-branch Refurbishment of the Barwon Heads RSL Memorial 2,760.00
Ocean Grove Barwon Heads RSL Sub-branch To deliver a program to schools in the Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads region about the Anzac spirit and the work of Australian military personnel. 1,200.00
Meredith and District Memorial Hall Incorporated To run an Anzac Centenary remembrance service and memorial site upgrade in Meredith. 2,053.00
Corangamite Total   6,013.00
ELECTORATE OF FLINDERS    
French Island Community Association Inc. Install a flagpole to fly the Australian Flag and hold a commemorative service on   Anzac Day 2015. 2,500.00
Moorooduc Primary School To establish an Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden at the Moorooduc Primary School. 4,200.00
Flinders Total   6,700.00
ELECTORATE OF GIPPSLAND    
Meerlieu & District Rural Community Group To hold public commemorative services at both the Bengworden and Meerlieu Halls in remembrance of the soldiers from surrounding areas who served in the First World War. 1,980.00
Morwell RSL Sub-branch Inc. To place plaques on granite desks commemorating the Anzac Centenary in the Morwell Cenotaph Garden and on the Cenotaph at Yinnar 4,000.00
Paynesville RSL Sub-branch To replace the footings for the cenotaph at the Paynesville RSL Sub-branch. 10,000.00
Gippsland Total   15,980.00
ELECTORATE OF GOLDSTEIN    
Bayside City Council To establish an Avenue of Honour on Sandringham Avenue to acknowledge the soldiers of the Sandringham District who went to war. 6,000.00
Goldstein Total   6,000.00
ELECTORATE OF GORTON    
Albanvale Primary School The establishment of a First World War Memorial Garden, including a memorial plaque in honour of First World War veterans, at the School. 3,395.00
Gorton Total   3,395.00
ELECTORATE OF HIGGINS    
St Kevin's College Additional funding to contribute to the First World War component of an Anzac Memorial to be established at the College. 2,178.00
Melbourne High School Additional funding towards a digital archive of the First World War Veterans on Honour Roll. 787.00
City of Stonnington To hold an Anzac Centenary Commemorative March on Sunday April 19 2015 culminating in a ceremony at the Malvern Town Hall. 10,000.00
South Yarra Primary School To restore the historic South Yarra Primary School Lytch Gate that marks the involvement of the School community in the First World War. 12,500.00
Higgins Total   25,465.00
ELECTORATE OF HOLT    
Hampton Park Progress Association Construction of a garden, mural wall, and memorial as part of the Hampton Park Anzac Memorial. 17,510.00
Holt Total   17,510.00
ELECTORATE OF INDI    
Benalla RSL Sub-branch Additional funding towards a memorial to the Australian Flying Corps squadrons in the First World War at the Benalla Rose Gardens 620.00
Rutherglen RSL Sub-branch Additional funding towards the manufacture a First World War granite soldier statue for inclusion in the Rutherglen Memorial Gardens. 1,980.00
Indi Total   2,600.00
ELECTORATE OF LALOR    
Wyndham Park Community Centre Construction of an Anzac reflective garden at the Werribee Men’s Shed. 10,410.00
Wyndham City Wyndham Anzac Centenary Commemorative Arts Project including a digital storytelling component and interpretive panels to be installed at the Werribee RSL building. 29,443.00
Lalor Total   39,853.00
ELECTORATE OF MALLEE    
Robinvale Euston Memorial Park Additional funding towards the construction of a paved Courtyard and First World War Memorial Wall 9,187.00
Mallee Total   9,187.00
ELECTORATE OF MCEWEN    
Broadford Primary School To restore a local honour board at the school and educate students about the role played by locals in the Great War. 1,790.00
Mitchell Shire Council Redevelopment of the Kilmore Anzac Memorial. 9,500.00
McEwen Total   11,290.00
ELECTORATE OF MELBOURNE    
Collingwood College To restore the First World War Honour Board and install a digital display device to provide snapshots of local First World War soldiers and their families. 6,500.00
Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria “Blue Ribbons To Balaclavas” – Women’s Industries and war effort at the 2015 Royal Melbourne Show. 12,546.00
Victorian Opera To contribute towards the creation of a new Australian operatic work called "Remembrance" to be performed in commemoration of the Australian experience in the First World War in the Electorate of Melbourne. 5,000.00
Melbourne Total   24,046.00
ELECTORATE OF MELBOURNE PORTS    
Melbourne Hebrew Congregation To hold an Anzac celebratory event “We Will Remember Them” at Melbourne Hebrew Congregation on the evening of Wednesday 22 April 2015. 4,500.00
Melbourne Ports Total   4,500.00
     
ELECTORATE OF MENZIES    
WhiteHorse Manningham Regional Library Corporation To contribute towards research and writing workshops and a Secondary Student writing competition - “War touches us all”, with winning entries reformatted electronically and made available for loan via the Library Service eBook service. 14,788.00
Warrandyte RSL Sub-branch Additional funding towards the construction of a First World War Memorial at the entrance to the Warrandyte RSL Club to portray the story of Anzac. 10,691.00
Doncaster Secondary College To create an Anzac Centenary Student Museum at the College including an exhibit, of artefacts, photographs and research projects, short films of the exhibit and role plays highlighting the experiences and sacrifices of servicemen and women in the First World War, and a commemorative pamphlet. 8,886.00
Menzies Total   34,365.00
ELECTORATE OF MURRAY    
Rochester RSL Sub-branch Establish a commemorative garden with plaques, a flagpole and a memorial in Rochester. 5,505.00
Rushworth RSL Sub-branch To install two memorials for Frank McNamara VC, CB, CBE and George Jones KBE CB DFC adjacent to the existing Soldiers Memorial located in High Street, Rushworth within the ”Urban Conservation Area of Special Significance”  to commemorate and honour all those who served in the First World War, and produce a brochure and programme for the unveiling event. 9,000.00
Murray Total   14,505.00
ELECTORATE OF WILLS    
Auspicious Arts Projects To present a theatre production entitled "The Ettie Project" at the Mechanics Institute in Brunswick. 11,500.00
"Move the House" To undertake the project “One Tree for Every Lost Soul in Gallipoli – Thinking of the Future as they did for You!” - A program of tree planting: one tree for every lost soul in Gallipoli who resided in Coburg and Brunswick. 15,000.00
Wills Total   26,500.00
VIC TOTAL   328,560.00
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant
QUEENSLAND
ELECTORATE OF BLAIR  

 

Toogoolawah State High School Anzac 100 - A Community partnership to commemorate the role of Australian airmen and airwomen in the First World War by building a replica of the SE5a. 20,000.00
Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce To establish First World War memorial structures and a memorial wall as part of a permanent Anzac memorial being constructed in Robelle Parklands, Springfield. 20,000.00
Ipswich City Council Redevelopment of Ipswich Memorial Garden (Stage 1). 14,808.00
Toogoolawah RSL Sub-branch To conduct a re-enactment event in the Moreton District to celebrate the Anzac Centenary entitled ‘Charge of Beersheba’. 5,500.00
St Brigid's Catholic Primary School To construct an Anzac Memorial Garden in the School / Church Grounds. 10,000.00
Blair Total   70,308.00
ELECTORATE OF BONNER    
Carina State School Supply and Installation of an Anzac Commemorative Bell 25,000.00
Citipointe Christian College Brisbane To contribute towards an Anzac Centenary Memorial at the college including a flagpole, pine tree and memorial sculpture. 15,000.00
Bonner Total   40,000.00
ELECTORATE OF BOWMAN    
Redland Museum To create a series of memorabilia exhibitions during the First World War Centenary and thereafter maintain a permanent display at the Museum. 10,000.00
Bowman Total   10,000.00
     
ELECTORATE OF CAPRICORNIA    
Sarina RSL Sub-branch For a publication depicting the lives and service history of the men who served in the First World War from the Sarina region called -“More than Just a Name”. 21,416.00
Capricornia Total   21,416.00
ELECTORATE OF DAWSON    
St Francis Xavier Catholic School Additional funding towards a mosaic backdrop to the school’s current War Memorial Garden to commemorate the Anzac Centenary. 4,915.00
Kuttabul RSL Sub Branch To restore the First World War Honour Board and create a permanent display box including stand and mounting framework for the Honour Board. 6,305.00
Farleigh And Northern Beaches RSL Sub-branch For the replacement of the First World War Memorial at Fairleigh. 26,317.00
Dawson Total   37,537.00
ELECTORATE OF FADDEN    
Trinity Lutheran College To create an Anzac Memorial Garden to offer a contemplative/quiet area for students of the school. 11,773.00
Fadden Total   11,773.00
ELECTORATE OF FLYNN    
Biloela RSL Sub-branch To construct a Biloela First World War Honour Board. 3,500.00
Mount Morgan Historical Museum To install a permanent First World War commemorative display in the Museum. 2,410.00
Flynn Total   5,910.00
ELECTORATE OF GRIFFITH    
Coorparoo State School To expand the Anzac Memorial Garden at the school and place an honour board, plaques and signage in the Memorial Garden. 17,000.00
Cavendish Road State High School Additional funding towards the installation of a new ANZAC stone memorial, memorial garden and flagpole at the Cavendish Road State School. 1,270.00
Coorparoo and Districts RSL Sub-branch To sandblast and paint two First World War artillery pieces, and contribute towards costs associated with holding an Anzac Centenary parade on Anzac Day 2015 in Coorparoo. 13,000.00
Griffith Total   31,270.00
ELECTORATE OF GROOM    
Cobb+Co Museum (adjunct of the Queensland Museum) To conduct a “Horse in War” Museum Exhibition. 20,000.00
Groom Total   20,000.00
ELECTORATE OF HERBERT    
Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council To construct an Anzac Memorial dedicated to Palm Islanders who fought for Australia in the First World War. 16,000.00
Herbert Total   16,000.00
ELECTORATE OF KENNEDY    
Hinchinbrook Shire Library Additional funding to create displays within the Kennedy Mini Museum of the Hinchinbrook Shire Library commemorating members of the various Battalions of the Kennedy Regiment. 3,501.00
Kennedy Total   3,501.00
ELECTORATE OF LEICHHARDT    
Mother of Good Counsel School Parents and Friends Association To establish an Anzac Living Memorial Garden at the School. 10,000.00
Catholic Education Services To produce a joint celebration concert in music and verse to commemorate the Anzac centenary called “Reflections” in St Monica’s Cathedral in Cairns on 21 and 22 April 2015. 47,589.00
Leichhardt Total   57,589.00
ELECTORATE OF LONGMAN    
Caboolture Morayfield & District RSL Sub-branch Inc. Queensland Branch To conduct an enhanced Anzac Day service within the town of Caboolture to commemorate the Centenary of Anzac. 13,321.00
Longman Total   13,321.00
     
ELECTORATE OF MCPHERSON    
Somerset College To establish an Anzac Memorial Garden near the Great Hall at the College. 6,750.00
McPherson Total   6,750.00
ELECTORATE OF MORETON    
Yeronga State School P&C Association To hold a unique centenary commemorative event and to restore the existing First World War memorial site at the school. 30,260.00
Salisbury State School Parents and Citizens Association To hold 100th Anniversary celebrations for the Anzac cove landing; mount a commemorative plaque at the Salisbury State School; and install a commemorative park bench at the Salisbury RSL park. 11,900.00
Moreton Total   42,160.00
ELECTORATE OF OXLEY    
Centenary Learning Alliance of State Schools (C.L.A.S.S.) Additional funding to conduct a series of educational, cultural and community events to commemorate the centenary of the First World War 15,450.00
Oxley Total   15,450.00
ELECTORATE OF RANKIN    
Greenbank RSL Sub-branch To commemorate the centenary of the landing at Gallipoli with an Anzac Day March and re-enactment of the landing. 47,155.00
Logan City Historical Museum Society Inc. To hold a major commemorative exhibition celebrating and remembering the centenary of the Anzac landings. 13,738.00
Rankin Total   60,893.00
ELECTORATE OF WRIGHT    
Murphy's Creek Progress Association Inc. Creation of a reflection garden at Murphy’s Creek. 5,800.00
Canungra RSL Sub-branch To undertake the “Those Who Served” First World War Centenary Commemoration including the restoration of the Canungra cenotaph and the development of a web based tribute to those who served from the old Tamborine Shire. 26,690.00
A-Choired Taste, Scenic Rim Community Choir To produce and record the song ‘We will remember’ which will be sung on ANZAC Day 2015 and made available on CD and via a website. 4,275.00
Scenic Rim Regional Council To conduct forums and dance workshops in Boonah, Beaudesert and Tamborine Mountain about Scenic Rim “War Stories and Our Towns”. 11,500.00
Jimboomba RSL Sub-branch To restore the existing First World War memorial at Jimboomba. 7,194.00
Wright Total   55,459.00
QLD TOTAL   519,337.00
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant
WESTERN AUSTRALIA
WESTERN AUSTRALIA    
ELECTORATE OF BRAND    
Kwinana Heritage Group Yesterday’s Courage is Today’s Heritage is Tomorrow’s Inspiration - A website and First World War display at the local heritage centre focusing on the soldiers settlement scheme 6,450.00
Brand Total   6,450.00
ELECTORATE OF CANNING    
City of Armadale To hold a series of three exhibitions commemorating the 100th anniversary of the First World War and its impact on the district that is today the City of Armadale. 27,930.00
Canning Total   27,930.00
ELECTORATE OF DURACK    
Shire of Moora To construct an Honour Wall in Centenary Park in Moora to commemorate former local residents who served in the First World War, and hang banners in the main streets representing the meaning of ANZAC. 15,809.00
Durack Total   15,809.00
ELECTORATE OF FREMANTLE    
Beaconsfield Primary School To establish a Remembrance Mural in the school outdoor classroom space. 16,000.00
City of Cockburn RSL Sub-branch To hold commemorative exhibitions of First World War memorabilia as part of a Community Outreach Program. 4,880.00
Fremantle Total   20,880.00
ELECTORATE OF HASLUCK    
Kalamunda RSL Sub-branch To construct a Memorial Wall in Stirk Park Kalamunda to recognise those from within the Kalamunda Shire who have served in the First World War. 17,980.00
Huntingdale Primary School To create an Anzac Memorial Garden at the Huntingdale Primary School. 14,387.00
Hasluck Total   32,367.00
ELECTORATE OF PEARCE    
Shire of York To refurbish the current York War Memorial located on the Shire Reserve due to names missing on the memorial, create weather proof housing for the Krupp Gun that is currently housed at the York RSL in Avon and create a sculpture and plaque in honour of all local men who served in the First World War, including Lt Lawrence McCarthy VC. 30,000.00
Northam RSL Sub-branch To erect a new war memorial to commemorate the service men and woman of the region at Northam War Memorial. 12,600.00
York Residency Museum “Walk With Us” – an installation as part of the  ‘Remembering Them’ exhibition in York Town Hall during 2018. 34,416.00
Pearce Total   77,016.00
ELECTORATE OF PERTH    
Centre for Australian History, The University of Western Australia To hold ‘The Great Anzac Debate’ at the Perth Town Hall where well-known personalities will debate the meaning of Anzac Day 4,010.00
Perth Total   4,010.00
WA TOTAL   184,462.00
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant
SOUTH AUSTRALIA
ELECTORATE OF ADELAIDE    
The Repat Foundation To conduct the South Australian Young People’s Congress “The Seen and Unseen Wounds of War”. 6,000.00
Friends of the Walkerville Wesleyan Cemetery To conduct research and produce a CD/DVD on the seven soldiers killed in the First World War and commemorated in family memorials of those buried at the Walkerville Wesleyan Cemetery. 1,000.00
History SA To hold a large format projection titled “Violet Verses” which will capture the emotions on the streets in South Australia during the First World War at the Torrens Parade Ground. 20,000.00
Adelaide Total   27,000.00
ELECTORATE OF BARKER    
Berri Barmera Council To erect an Anzac Memorial on the foreshore of Lake Bonney, Barmera. 8,000.00
Mt Gambier Community RSL Club Purchase glass cabinets to create a First World War display at the Mount Gambier RSL Museum. 7,000.00
Tailem Bend RSL Sub-branch To contribute towards the upgrade the Avenue of Honour in Tailem Bend. 5,300.00
Barker Total   20,300.00
ELECTORATE OF BOOTHBY    
Brighton (SA) RSL Sub-branch To frame six First World War historical prints for display in the new club room at the Brighton RSL Sub-branch. 1,974.00
Scotch College Adelaide For the school to purchase and perform a musical production called "Do Not Forget, Australia". 2,970.00
Westminster School For the school to purchase and perform a musical production called "Do Not Forget, Australia". 2,970.00
Brighton Secondary School For the school to purchase and perform a musical production called "Do Not Forget, Australia". 2,970.00
Blackwood High School For the school to purchase and perform a musical production called “Do Not Forget, Australia”. 4,970.00
The Repat Foundation To contribute towards the construction of an Anzac Memorial Garden at the Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park. 10,000.00
Seacliff Primary School To establish a First World War memorial area at the School. 11,781.00
Rotary Club of Flagstaff Hill Inc. To construct a commemorative First World War sculptural wall at Flagstaff Hill. 20,634.00
Boothby Total   58,269.00
ELECTORATE OF HINDMARSH    
Army Health Services Research Group - Army Museum of South Australia Research Group Additional funding to assist with the publication costs associated with producing a book which identifies and provides biographical information of all South Australian doctors who enlisted in the First World War. 1,000.00
Henley & Grange RSL Sub-branch Inc. Hold a writing competition in secondary schools in South Australia 5,400.00
Hindmarsh Total   6,400.00
ELECTORATE OF KINGSTON    
Seaford 6-12 School Additional funding towards creation of an Anzac Centenary Commemorative Wall and stage area at the School 106.00
City of Marion Additional funding to construct “The Wall of Reflection” and memorial garden at Hallett Cove foreshore 417.00
Port Noarlunga & Christies Beach RSL Sub-branch Additional funding to create an Anzac Centenary Mural at the Port Noarlunga Esplanade. 417.00
Kingston Total   940.00
ELECTORATE OF MAKIN    
Modbury High School To establish a First World War memorial orchard / commemorative garden within the grounds of the School. 38,073.00
Salisbury RSL Sub-branch To create a visual display project at the Salisbury RSL Hall to commemorate veterans from the Salisbury region who served in the First World War. 12,430.00
Makin Total   50,503.00
ELECTORATE OF MAYO    
Bridgewater Primary School Stage 1 of the Redevelopment of the Bridgewater War Memorial. 20,000.00
Encounter Lutheran College To construct a First World War Memorial, conduct a First World War Commemorative Ceremony and develop interactive post-ceremony displays at the College. 5,500.00
Ironbank Faith Community Restoration of Ironbark's First World War Honour Roll. 4,532.00
St Francis de Sales College To create a landscaped area including a Remembrance Wall commemorating battles of the First World War including the names of the soldiers commemorated by the College during its Anzac Fallen Heroes tours to the Western Front. 15,000.00
Mayo Total   45,032.00
ELECTORATE OF PORT ADELAIDE    
SA Maritime Museum, History SA Additional funding to conduct a major exhibition called "Protector: South Australia and the Great War" 2,000.00
West Croydon & Kilkenny RSL Sub-branch To construct an Anzac Centenary Memorial Garden in front of the West Croydon Kilkenny RSL with a raised wall and Anzac Centenary plaque. 7,000.00
Port Adelaide Total   9,000.00
ELECTORATE OF WAKEFIELD    
Mark Oliphant College B-12 To support the exhibition and framing of student’s work produced as part of cross-curricula projects - The Digger’s Letter’ and ‘The Dead Man’s Letter’. 4,482.00
Blakeview Primary School DECD To conduct a community research project, hold a commemorative event and book launch on Anzac Day 2015, and lay inscribed pavers around trees planted at the Blakeview Primary School Oval. 5,270.00
Wakefield Total   9,752.00
SA TOTAL   227,196.00
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant
TASMANIA
ELECTORATE OF DENISON  

 

National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) To establish a comprehensive on-line database of First World War memorials in the electorate of Denison. 3,492.00
Denison Total   3,492.00
ELECTORATE OF FRANKLIN    
South Arm RSL Sub-branch To purchase and install granite panels on the ‘Wall of honour’ to commemorate the Tasmanian military units that served at Gallipoli during the First World. 9,000.00
MacKillop Catholic College To install an Anzac Memorial in the college grounds and set up a permanent internal display of war memorabilia. 4,215.00
Franklin Total   13,215.00
ELECTORATE OF LYONS    
Frankford Soldiers Memorial Hall Committee To install First World War honour boards at the Frankford Soldiers Memorial Hall. 2,350.00
Point of WoMen Inc. To refurbish Clarence Point’s existing First World War Honour Board and install a story board at Clarence Point’s Avenue of Honour. 6,082.00
Lyons Total   8,432.00
TAS TOTAL   25,139.00
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant
ACT
ELECTORATE OF CANBERRA  

 

Canberra Grammar School To purchase a lockable display case for First World War artefacts and four silver plaques to display stories of four school boys from Canberra Grammar School who served in the First World War. 2,612.00
Canberra Total   2,612.00
ELECTORATE OF FRASER    
Village of Hall & District Progress Association Upgrade of signage and protection around the Memorial Grove at the Village of Hall. 4,000.00
Belconnen RSL To upgrade the ACT Memorial Database to enable better access to First World War information include details of local servicemen and women and establish a related schools package and Digital Honour Roll. 11,000.00
Fraser Total   15,000.00
ACT TOTAL   17,612.00
Name of Applicant Purpose Total Grant
NORTHERN TERRITORY
ELECTORATE OF LINGIARI  

 

Coomalie Community Government Council Adelaide River Dawn Service - Anzac Day commemoration 10,104.00
Lingiari Total   10,104.00
ELECTORATE OF SOLOMON    
St Paul's Primary School To install an Anzac commemorative plaque and a flagpole to fly the Australian Flag at St Paul's Primary School. 2,333.00
Palmerston RSL Sub-branch Conduct an Anzac Eve Youth Vigil and First World War research competition at Palmerston. 18,583.00
Darwin High School To hold an Anzac assembly at the School featuring a tribute to ‘The Silent Service’, the Australian Submarine Flotilla. 5,000.00
Solomon Total   25,916.00
NT TOTAL   36,020.00
TOTALS
Total items selected in report 192
TOTALS   2,130,535.00

 

 

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