To ask the Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development: In relation to grants made in 2011 to kindergartens located within the city of Greater Geelong:
(1) What individual grants were provided to each kindergarten.
(2) What was the dollar value of each of these grants.
(3) What was the purpose of each grant.
I am informed as follows:
The 2011-12 children’s capital program has allocated the following grants to kindergartens located within the city of Greater Geelong as of July 2011:
IT & equipment grants
Forty-nine grants of $2500 were provided.
These grants were for IT & equipment.
Children’s centre grants
Two grants ranging from $1 000 000 to $2 000 000 were provided.
These grants were for children’s centres.