Sporting organisations in Chaffey will receive part of the Marshall Liberal Government’s $20.6 million Infrastructures Sports Grants, to improve facilities for grassroots sporting clubs.

Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone today welcomed the announcement of $222,800 in funding for four sporting organisations in the Riverland and Mallee.

“I want our region to thrive and that’s why we’re committed to investing in facilities from the grassroots level through to the elite level because we know how important it is for everyone in our community to be active and healthy.” Mr Whetstone said.

“We’re delivering world-class facilities as part of our $400 million investment into sport since coming to government.”

“We’ve expanded our Grassroots program to include all sports; not just footy, cricket and netball and the investment has created hundreds of jobs, providing a huge boost to the local economy.”

“Backed by the commitment of our clubs to provide significant financial support to these projects, for which they should be highly commended, these improved facilities will help our clubs and communities to continue to grow and flourish.”

Successful sporting organisations in the Riverland are as follows:

 Organisation Name Grant Details

Grant Amount

Barmera Golf Club To install irrigation on the Practice Fairway and upgrade the irrigation on the adjacent 9th Fairway at the Barmera Golf Club, Barmera. $9,400
Berri Barmera Council To install a new air-conditioning system, insulation and cladding at the Berri Sports Stadium, Berri. $142,600
Cobdogla Tennis Club Inc. To resurface tennis courts at Cobdogla Tennis Club, Cobdogla. $50,000
Moorook Bowling Club Inc. To install a synthetic bowling green, irrigation system and electric pump at Moorook Bowling Club, Moorook. $20,800


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