VETERANS GRANTS ANNOUNCED FOR PROJECTS IN BELLARINE TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICE OF VICTORIA’S VETERANS

Lisa Neville MP today announced that the Borough of Queenscliff will receive funding to commemorate, support and remember the service and sacrifice of our veterans.

Lisa Neville MP announced $4,500 from the Commemoration and Education Grant Program, that will assist the Borough of Queenscliff conduct the 2017 Anzac Day Commemorative services including a commemorative dawn service at Queenscliff and a commemorative ceremony at Point Lonsdale.

The Victorian Veterans Council’s Commemoration and Education Grant Program is available to community organisations, local councils and educational institutions.

Funding through this program supports communities in Victoria to commemorate the service of Victoria’s veterans and tell stories of Victoria’s war efforts.

Twenty eight projects across the state have been approved for a total of $216,502.

For more information on these grants or other veteran related initiatives, please visit: www.veterans.vic.gov.au/grants

Quotes attributable to Lisa Neville MP

 “The Bellarine certainly has a proud wartime history, and it’s important we give our veterans that did us proud the fitting support and tribute they deserve.”

 Quotes attributable to Minister for Veterans, John Eren.

“Victorians should commemorate the brave sacrifice of our servicemen and women every day. I am pleased to see community organisations doing their part to ensure the service of our veterans is never forgotten.”