Funding delivered for projects across our community

Published on Wed 30 March 2022 12:10pm

From the installation of solar panels to essential equipment and facility upgrades, a diverse range of projects at 22 community and sporting groups across the federal electorate of Fremantle are currently underway or complete thanks to a total of $217,500 in recent Commonwealth grant funding.

The grants have enabled small capital works, equipment purchases, and energy efficiency measures to the value of $768,000.

Local groups and sporting & community clubs form the connective tissue of our community, and I’m glad to have been able to support their dedication to improving services and providing more opportunities for participation and social inclusion across Fremantle, East Fremantle, and Cockburn.

Current recipients:

Cockburn Cobras Football Club$17,174Female changerooms & sport equipment
Cockburn Integrated Health$10,000Waiting room furniture
Cockburn Toy Library$4,000Multi-lingual toys & signage
Cockburn Water Polo Club Inc$4,427Equipment to expand programming
Coogee Community Garden WA$5,000Wheelchair accessibility project
Co-operation Housing$5,000Energy audit & measuring project
East Fremantle Lacrosse / Cricket Club$12,000Replacement LED lighting
Fremantle City Dockers Junior Football$20,000Brad Hardie Clubrooms upgrade
Fremantle Mosman Park Cricket Club$5,000Replacement refrigeration
Fremantle Netball Association Inc$20,000Lighting tower installation to Courts 1,2&3
Fremantle Rowing Club$12,000Solar panel installation & battery storage
Hamilton Hill Hub 6163$10,500Replacement air conditioning
Hazel Orme Community Kindy$15,383Outdoor learning area upgrade
Hilton Park Bowling and Rec Club$5,000Modern loan bowls equipment
Jazz Fremantle$4,000New musical equipment
Phoenix Cricket Club$8,000Cricket sporting equipment
Rapid Relief Team$10,000Mobile LED lighting tower
South Coogee Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade$4,500Fire nozzles for fighting underground fires
South Lake Ottey Family & N/hood Centre$18,645Upgrade to the Centre’s electrical system
Spanish Club of WA$12,000Solar panel installation
St Patrick’s Community Support Centre$11,200Replacement LED lighting & air conditioning
Tangaroa Blue Foundation$3,871Marine debris removal & microplastics monitor

Coordinated by MPs, up to $150,000 in “Stronger Communities” funding was made available to the Federal Electorate of Fremantle this financial year, while $67,500 was up for grabs through the Powering Communities Program.

If you’d like to be the first to know when Federal funding becomes available, contact my office  

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