Home Hill News

Double grants Success for Community Sports Club

Damaged and Weathered Bowling Green

THE Home Hill Community Sporting Club has also been successful from the same program with an application for a grant to upgrade their bowling green.

The Club has been advised of approval for $2500 from round three of the Queensland Government Active Clubs Program and $159,850 from the Queensland Government Minor Infrastructure Program Round One.

The Active Club’s Program is part of the state government’s 10-year strategy to further enrich the Queensland way of life and build on strong community foundations to deliver better health and well-being outcomes for all Queenslanders.

The Home Hill Community Sports Club President, Trevor Elton received advice from the Minister for Tourism and Innovation and Sport, Stirling Hinchliffe MP that they had been successful with their applications for the grants. 

With the cost of the replacement green being in the vicinity of $200,000, the Community Club will have to contribute almost $40,000 to the work.

The total project cost to replace their synthetic bowling green will be $199,813 with $39,963 (20 per cent) to be paid by the Community Sports Club. The Community Club advised that it is hopeful of applying to the Council for a loan to help cover the co-contribution.

The current synthetic bowling green was installed in March 2009 and has now reached its end of life after 14 years.

Opening of the Home Hill Bowls Club Synthetic Green Plaque 2009-03-07
Opening of the Home Hill Bowls Club Synthetic Green Plaque 2009-03-07