NEW FUNDING FOR VETERANS PROJECTS IN TAMWORTH ELECTORATE
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson today announced a number of projects will receive funding as part of a proud commitment to help communities protect and repair local war memorials.
• $2,200 for the Werris Creek RSL Sub-Branch
• $1500 for the 2018 Pensioners Hill Centenary of Anzac Concert
• $1000 for Barraba Central School Memorial
“These memorials and event have significant heritage value and meaning for their communities, with some commemorating conflicts as far back as the Boer War representing more than a century of architectural design history in regional NSW.
“More than $175,000 has been allocated across the state to assist communities protect and repair local war memorials and support projects, which commemorate the service and sacrifice of service men and women.
“The NSW Government is investing in communities like Werris Creek, Gunnedah and Barraba, ensuring locals have a place to commemorate the service and sacrifice of our diggers.
Veterans Affairs Minister David Elliott also called for applications for the current round of Community War Memorials Fund which is open until Anzac Day.
“New grants of up to $10,000 are now available and I encourage all communities who believe their local memorial needs conservation or protection to apply,” he said.
For more information, including application forms are available here https://www.veterans.nsw.gov.au/