$150,000 is available in Whitlam electorate for small capital projects that improve local community participation and contribute to vibrant and viable communities through the Stronger Communities Grants.  Grants of between $2,500 and $20,000 will be available in Round 3 for projects like the Dapto Poultry Club and Albion Park Community Garden.     Continue reading


Community groups and schools are encouraged to apply for a number of Grants that are now open.  Information about these Grants can be found on the Australian Government's website at the Community Grants Hub   Continue reading

Stronger Communities Grants - Round 2 Closed

A total of $300,000 has been made available in Whitlam for small capital projects which improve community participation and contribute to the vibrancy and viability of local communities. Congratulations to the following organisiations who were successful in Round 1: Albion Park Men's Shed Inc. Community Garden Project Barnados South Coast Upgrade Playground Equipment at Howard Fowles Park Cram Foundation Purchase Single Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Football South Coast Ground Improvement project at Ian Mc Lelland Park Macedonian Orthodox Community  Upgrade Driveway Entrance and Carpark at Macedonia Park Oak Flats Swimming Club Inc. Upgrade of Clubhouse Facilities Our Community Project Inc.  Fitout for Tender Funerals PCYC Lake Illawarra Upgrade of Gymnasium & Equipment PCYC Southern Highlands Purchase of new vehicle  Southern Youth & Family Services Information and Communications Upgrade  Windang Surf Life Saving Club Purchase of Equipment & Storage Upgrade Wingecaribee Shire Council Audience seating upgrade for Bowral Memorial Hall   Applications for Round 2 have now closed and the Committee's recommendations have been forwarded to the Department for approval.