More Local Grants For Port Macquarie Electorate

More Local Grants For Port Macquarie Electorate

Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams has today welcomed a number of State Government grants for local service providers in the Port Macquarie electorate.

“Funding has been provided to the Port Macquarie Historical Museum from the Minister for the Arts, George Souris for a couple of very worthwhile projects to enhance the great work being carried out at the museum to showcase the history of the Hastings,” Mrs Williams said.

“I’m happy to announce that $7,500 has been granted to Museums Australia – Mid North Coast Chapter towards the Special Collections, Special Stories display and $1,950 to help improve storage for textile storage.

“The Port Macquarie Historical Museum plays a vital role in preserving our history and these funding grants will go a long way to ensure their great continues,” Mrs Williams said.

“The Port Macquarie Historical Society has also been given a grant of $1,500 for the Curious Case of Thomas Dick project which will be on the form of a publication on the life of renowned photographer Thomas Dick.

“I am also pleased to announce that the Minister for Citizenship and Communities, Victor Dominello has granted St Agnes Parish Port Macquarie with $5,700 to improve the Port Macquarie Music Hub project.

“The funding is one of 28 projects around NSW sharing in $1.93 million for Youth Opportunity projects.

“Whilst these grants are not huge they do enable a range of small to medium ventures to be undetaken,” Mrs Williams said.

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