State grants for Maroochydore community groups

State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson
State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has welcomed news of State Government funding of a total of $165,233 for eight local community groups in her electorate.
In the latest round of funding through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund and the Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund money was awarded to:
Mooloolaba Coast Guard $19,332 Upgrade IT and weather board equipment
Support at Home Maroochydore    $8,944 Upgrade telephone system
Maroochydore Rugby Union FC $23,985 Construct a shed
Cotton Tree Childcare Centre $31,760 Upgrade bathroom and paint internally
Mooloolaba Childcare Centre $30,610 Purchase equipment and new front door
Maroochydore Scout Group $31,681 Upgrade roof and fencing
Coolum Beach & District State Emergency Auxiliary $2,121 Purchase CPR training equipment
Coolum-Peregian RSL Sub Branch $16,800 Upgrade kitchen and refrigeration
“The Maroochydore Rugby Union Club will now able to start major renovations thanks to the construction of a new shed and the Cotton Tree Childcare centre are thrilled that they’ll be getting a new bathroom and a fresh coat of paint,” Ms Simpson said.
“Organisations such as these make such a valuable contribution to our local community so it’s fantastic to be able to give them some good news of financial help,” Ms Simpson said.
“These grants will provide much needed funds to help these not-for-profit organisations provide ongoing services and activities which benefit our local residents”.
For more information or to see a full-list of recipients please visit and click on ‘grants’