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April 23, 2018

Installing for new light poles at the Figtree RSL Bowling Club is among the projects to awarded a share of $50,000 in funding under the Local Sport Grants Program in the Wollongong electorate.

Ten other local sporting groups will also share in funding to upgrade facilities, purchase new uniforms and equipment, subsidise registration, coach accreditation and host community sporting events.



Project Description

Funding amount

Football South Coast

Hosting female Football Gala Days


Figtree RSL Bowling Club

Installation of four light poles around No 2 green


Kembla Heights Bowling and Recreation Club

Purchase of UV hose for the bowling green


Illawarra Triathlon Club

Purchase of uniforms


Berkeley Netball Club

Purchase of uniforms and equipment for junior players


Berkeley Eagles Baseball Club

Purchase of uniforms and registration subsidy


Illawarra Dragon Boat Club Inc

Purchase of an iPad to assist with administrative functions and training videos


Windang Surf Lifssaving Club

Purchase of uniforms for members


Wollongong City Little Athletics

Purchase of new junior high jump mats


Illawarra District Netball Association

Provision of coach accreditation


Kembla Joggers

Host the Fitness 5 fun run and Kerryn McCann Fitness Walk




Comments attributable to Paul Scully MP:


“I’m very pleased to announce that eleven sporting groups in my electorate will share in $50,000 in funding under the Local Sport Grants Program.


"Sport plays a vital role in many people’s lives and this funding will help more people participate in the sporting activities they love.


“The Local Sport Grants Program aims to encourage regular and on-going participation in sport and assists local sporting groups provide a quality experience for their members.


“All of the sporting groups sharing in the funding announced today are well respected, grassroots, community organisations who serve their local codes and suburbs well.


“I’m pleased to be able to provide some extra funding assistance towards their projects.”