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Kimberley Action Sports gets funding for Kununurra BMX track

A typical BMX Track found in the larger regional towns and cities

Federal Member for Durack and Minister for the Environment Melissa Price is delighted to announce that Kimberley Action Sports Inc received $6,000 in Round 4 of the Stronger Communities Program.

“The Stronger Communities Program is a wonderful initiative for community organisations that have a project which could benefit from funding,” Ms Price said.

“I’m delighted to announce that the funding under the Stronger Communities Program will allow Kimberley Action Sports to start construction of a BMX track in Kununurra.

“This round had a tourism focus and having a BMX track in Kununurra will attract tourists and competitors to the town, adding to the local economy,” said Ms Price.

“It will also help local youth to be involved in this popular sport.”

About the Stronger Communities Grants Program

The Stronger Communities Grants Program will deliver $150,000 to fund small capital projects in the electorate of Durack over the 2018/2019 financial year. Eligible applicants can apply for funding of at least $2,500 and up to a maximum of $20,000.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate matched funding for the project, in cash or in-kind. The co-funding grants will be available for capital expenditure on projects that deliver social benefits and improve community participation and cohesion.

The next round of the Stronger Communities Program will open in the New Year.

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