Council grants help push community group projects forward
Date published: 28 April 2021
Three groups across the city will be able to dive into projects to help boost involvement in their communities thanks to Townsville City Council grants.
Townsville Little Theatre, Townsville Cycle Club, and Rollingstone and District Community Association now have the funds needed to forge forward with projects that would benefit their members and the wider community.
Community and Cultural Development Committee chairperson Ann-Maree Greaney said she was pleased to see these funds go to three deserving groups.
“Council is proud to support community groups across Townsville with grants and partnerships,” Cr Greaney said.
“Townsville Little Theatre will put its grant of almost $1,500 towards set design and construction workshops, which will provide practical experience for local theatre workers to hone their set construction skills.
“Townsville Cycle Club has received a venue hire fee waiver of $805 to cover its use of the Reid Park track. The club has been using Reid Park for training while the Townsville Velodrome undergoes repairs following the 2019 monsoon event.
“Rollingstone and District Community Association has received almost $1,900 in funding to help continue publishing the Rollingstone Rag, a community newspaper that has been in publication for more than 20 years.
“These grants and fee waivers are helping our community undertake activities that help make Townsville a richer, more vibrant place to live.”