Port Fairy residents will have more opportunities to exercise and play the sports they love thanks to $60,000 in Victorian Government funding to upgrade the Port Fairy Cricket clubrooms.
Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP today announced the Moyne Shire would receive a grant through the latest round of the Community Facility Funding Program – Minor Facilities Category.
“Victorians love their sport, especially here in Port Fairy. We want to make it easier for the community to stay involved in the sports and activities they enjoy, and to lead healthy and active lifestyles,” Ms Tierney said.
“This funding will go a long way in helping the Port Fairy Cricket Club cater for the demand for cricket in the area.
“Hopefully we’ll see even more people from Port Fairy joining in once this project is complete in,” Ms Tierney said.
The project will raise the existing club rooms to enable multi-purpose meeting rooms, change rooms and showers to be installed under the clubrooms.
Ms Tierney said the project is one of 63 projects to share in more than $3 million in the latest round of funding under the Community Facility Funding Program – Minor Facilities Category.
“Through this program the Victorian Government is taking action to ensure communities have the local infrastructure they need to participate in the sport of their choice,” Ms Tierney said.
“We want all Victorians to experience the benefits of an active lifestyle, and we’re continuing to work closely with local councils and communities to develop quality, accessible facilities.
“Projects like these ensure local facilities remain an important place where the community can meet up, develop a sense of belonging and play the sports they love for years to come,” Ms Tierney said.
Since 2000, the Victorian Government has invested more than $200 million through the Community Facility Funding Program towards more than 2,150 community facility projects across Victoria.