Stronger Communities Program

Rebekha has welcomed the announcement of the first 19 of 20 grants selected for the electorate under the Stronger Communities Program.

The successful applicants announced in Mayo to date include:

  • The Aldinga Bay Bowling Club which received $8,380 for new mowing equipment
  • The Mylor Citizens Friendship Club which received $8,500 to install airconditioning
  • The Callington Recreation Park which received $6,685 to purchase an electronic scoreboard for football and cricket matches
  • The Willunga Bowling Club which received $5,696 for shade structures
  • The Aldinga Bay Surf Life Saving Club which received $5,542 to set up a “pop-up kitchen” for the summer while their storm-damaged clubrooms are being replaced
  • The Mount Barker Tennis Club which received $5,000 to build an undercover area
  • The Yankalilla Hockey Club which received $4,000 to install solar panels
  • The Parawa Progress Association which received $2,637 to install airconditioning
  • The Houghton Districts Football Club which received $2,500 to upgrade canteen facilities
  • The Nairne Oval Committee which received $10,000 for upgrades to oval and clubroom facilities
  • The Meadows Bowling Club which received $9,537 for new carpet and flooring in their clubrooms
  • The Anglican Church in Victor Harbor which received $3,960 for the installation of two airconditioners in their community hall
  • The Echunga Community Association which received $6,563 for the revitalisation of Woodgate Park playground in Echunga
  • The Stirling Community Theatre which received $8,000 to upgrade stage lighting, sound, and communications equipment
  • The Hawthorndene Primary School Parents and Friends Committee which received $16,000 to upgrade the playground at Hawthorndene Primary School
  • The Advance Kingscote Progress Association which received $8,500 to create an Art Trail around the hub of Kingscote
  • The Goolwa Uniting Church which received $20,000 to enlarge its kitchen to feed the homeless, disabled and marginalised in and around Goolwa
  • The Summit Community Centre which received $6,000 to create a nature play space and community gardens in Norton Summit

The remaining grant should be announced in the coming weeks.

 

Communities Environment Program

Rebekha has also welcomed the announcement of 15 grants selected for the electorate under the Communities Environment Program.

The successful applicants announced in Mayo are:

  • Conservation Volunteers Australia which received $16,000 to restore 8,000 habitat trees for endangered glossy black cockatoos at Wirrina near the Reservoir
  • The Prospect Hill Bushland Group (under the umbrella of the Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Association) which received $19,800 to plant and nurture 3,000 trees along Bull Creek Range south of Meadows
  • The Friends of Nuraggi which received $2,500 for native vegetation protection and the installation of walking stiles along Nurragi Conservation Reserve between Milang and the Victor Harbor railway
  • Friends of Aldinga Scrub which received $4,600 to remove bridal creeper weed from the Aldinga Scrub Conservation Park.
  • South Coast Environment Centre which received $5,500 to establish a native plant community nursery at the Openlight Camp site at Victor Harbor
  • Nairne Landcare Group (under the umbrella of the Landcare Association of SA) which received $10,000 to establish a native garden at Byethorne Park in Nairne
  • The Goolwa to Wellington Local Action Planning Association which received $17,300 to grow 2,500 native seedlings along Mount Barker Creek
  • Hindmarsh Island Landcare Group which received $19,550 to continue revegetation of Alexandrina Council reserves and roadsides with 4,500 plants
  • Trees for Life which received $9,750 for the protection and recovery of Southern Brown Bandicoots
  • Sturt Upper Reaches Landcare Group which received $10,000 to strengthen environmental corridors linking Belair National Park and Woodcutters Road
  • Clayton Bay Nursery which received $6,000 to plant and guard 2,000 plants along the Clayton Bay Foreshore Walking Trail
  • The Nature Conservation Society of SA which received $4,000 to renew red gum and blue gum woodlands at Millbrook Reservoir
  • Wistow Community Hall which received $3,000 to plant 20 native trees with species identification in the paddock carpark
  • Kangaroo Island Children's Services received $4,500 to introduce a bush kindy to their students
  • The National Trust of South Australia which has received $17,374 to continue to revegetate Engelbrook Reserve in Bridgewater and construct habitat shelters for bandicoots and rakali