BURRA PROJECT HONOURING VETERANS RECEIVES AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT FUNDING
Posted on Friday, 22 June, 2018
Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey has commended the Burra RSL Sub Branch on
receiving Federal Government funding for their commitment to commemorating
Australia’s wartime history and recognising our local service men and women.
Burra RSL Sub Branch will receive funding of $3000 under the Australian
Government’s Saluting Their Service commemorations
program to support the restoration project of a German Krupp Cannon which will
be displayed at the Burra War Memorial,” Mr Ramsey said.
project will be another permanent tribute to local community members who have
served and continue to serve our country.”
RSL will received one of 84 Saluting
Their Service grants recently announced by the Minister for Veterans’
Affairs, Darren Chester with two other successful applicants in Grey- Beltana
Progress Association and District Council of Mount Remarkable.
latest round of ongoing Community Commemorative Grants will ensure the delivery
of meaningful projects to local communities like ours to commemorate
Australia’s role in wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations and reflect our
gratitude to service men and women,” Mr Ramsey said.
commitment of organisations such as these ensures communities like ours can
preserve our local history for future generations.”
Community Commemorative Grants category of the Saluting Their Service program provides up to $4,000 for each
project and applications can now be made through the Community
requiring support in submitting their application are encouraged to phone 1800
020 283 or email email@example.com
Media contact: Leonie Lloyd-Smith 08 8633 1744
June 19 2018