Funding boost

Member for Lismore Thomas George has announced $50,000 in NSW Government funding for local sporting organisations as part of the 2016/17 Local Sport Grant Program.

Clubs in this electorate receiving funding are Sporting Shooters Assoc. Tenterfield Branch  ($5000) and Tenterfield District Cricket Assoc. ($5000), along with Far North Coast Baseball ($12,708), Lismore Little Athletics Centre ($13,292), Lismore Thistles Soccer Club Inc ($4000) and Murwillumbah Cricket Club (  $10,000).

“The main aim of this program is to increase regular and on-going participation opportunities in sport and active recreation in NSW,” Mr George said.

“Sport is a huge part of our way of life and the NSW Government recognises that. 

“The NSW Government is committed to delivering the best infrastructure to the people of NSW and I look forward to seeing the benefits of this upgrade for the community.”


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