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Community Grants: 2017 Round 1 recipients

Community Grants recipients November 2017

A total of $107,008 has been allocated to the following organisations in Round 1 of the Community Grants Program for 2017/2018. 

Each grant category has been listed below with the recipient's name and amount received. 

Christmas & New Year’s Events:

  • Port Macquarie Neighbourhood Centre received $650 for their Christmas event to be held on 20 December 2017. 
  • Wauchope Chamber of Commerce received $4,500 for their Christmas event to be held on the 9 December 2017.                   
  • Beechwood Public School P&C received $3,788 for their Christmas event to be held on 13 December 2017.                           
  • Camden Haven Chamber of Commerce received $5,000 for their Christmas activities and New Years Eve Fireworks.                 
  • Telegraph Point Community Association received $1000 for their Christmas event to be held on 25 November 2017.               
  • Byabarra Hall Recreational Reserve Trust received $987 for their Christmas event to be held on 16 December 2017.                 
  • Lake Cathie Bonny Hills Lions Club received $2,430 for their Christmas event to be held on 9 December 2017.                    
  • Kendall Heritage Society received $1,250 for their Christmas and New Year's Eve events to be held on 8 December and 29 December respectively.

Environmental Grants:

  • Port Macquarie Landcare Group received $10,000 for Environmental Activities.                       
  • Friends of Kooloonbung Creek received $5,000 for Weed Management.                                                                                                  

Band Grants:

  • Port Macquarie Hastings Municipal Band received $10,000
  • Camden Haven Community Band received $7,100
  • Hastings Koalas Orchestra received $4,865
  • Hastings District Pipe Band received $7,224


  • Catholic Parish of St. Agnes received $10,000 for #LitFest2444. 
  • Early Connections Port Macquarie received $1,650 for shade cloth for the centre. 
  • Hastings Valley Mountain Bikers received $1,048 for signage. 
  • Port Macquarie Lions Club received $2,466 for new shelving.
  • Hamilton Green Management Group received $3,740 for signage.
  • Port Macquarie Tennis Club received $1,679 for protective padding.
  • Riding for the Disabled - Kendall received $2,099 for protective gear. 
  • Wauchope Poultry Club received $2,032 for exhibition equipment.                                                                             

Non Council Owned Halls:

  • Byabarra Hall and Recreational Reserve Trust received $9,550 for a toilet upgrade.
  • Rollands Plains Recreational Reserve Trust received $8,950 to include disabled access.

This page was last updated on: 04 December 2017