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Legal Name Provider Name Location Provider Postcode Total Funding Organisation Description

Veggie Village Community Gardens

Veggie Village Community Gardens

PEREGIAN BEACH

4573

$1,402.00

Veggie Village Community Gardens, located in Peregian Beach, is a hub of community activity, facilitating a wide range of services and providing a place for many community groups to come together. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to running the centre, encouraging the community to participate in leading change and embracing opportunities.

Veteran Hall Social Committee Inc

Veteran Rural Fire Brigade

VETERAN

4570

$2,896.00

Veteran Rural Fire Brigade provides help and protection during fires and other emergencies such as floods and storms. The Brigade consists of a broad range of people from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community.

Veterans Support and Advocacy Service Aust Inc

Veterans Support and Advocacy Service Aust Inc

GOODNA

4300

$1,365.00

The Veterans Support and Advocacy Service Australia, located in Goodna, provides support to ex service and currently serving Defence Force personnel who are requesting pension and welfare assistance. Volunteers provide practical aid and support to the personnel, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Victory College Parents and Friends Association

Victory College Parents and Friends Association

GYMPIE

4670

$5,000.00

The Victory College Parents and Friends Association of Gympie aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the school community. The Association relies on dedicated volunteers who are actively involved in the promotion of activities in the school and undertake fundraising initiatives to improve educational resources.

Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia Southport Districts Sub Branch

Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia Southport Districts Sub Branch

RUNAWAY BAY

4216

$1,000.00

The Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia is dedicated to the emotional and physical wellbeing of returned servicemen and women and their families. Volunteers from the Southport District Sub-Branch provide welfare services, including hospital and home visitations, and offer advice, support and referrals to community members experiencing mental or physical health issues as a result of military service.

Vietnamese Community in Australia Queensland Chapter

Vietnamese Community in Australia Queensland Chapter

DARRA

4076

$3,813.00

The Vietnamese Community in Australia, located in Darra, links disparate community groups from Vietnamese and Australian backgrounds. Dedicated volunteers come together to organise cultural and social events that promote Vietnamese culture, and strengthen the local community through social interaction.

Village Community Services Inc

Village Community Services Inc

OXENFORD

4210

$2,310.00

Village Community Services, located in Oxenford, exists to promote an informed, active and engaged community. The volunteers of the group run a range of activities to enhance social networks, providing a sense of belonging and strengthening community connectedness.

Vision Centre Property Ltd

Vision Centre Property Ltd

NORTH BOOVAL

4304

$2,623.50

Vision Centre Property, located in North Booval, strengthens the social and physical wellbeing of the community by providing education and training programs to residents of all ages and cultural backgrounds. Dedicated and trained volunteers offer weekly classes on topics such as English language and art, encouraging social networking among participants and building community capacity.

Volunteer Marine Rescue Bribie Island Inc

Volunteer Marine Rescue Bribie Island Inc

BELLARA

4507

$5,000.00

The Volunteer Marine Rescue Bribie Island aims to provide an emergency response service for people of Bellara who are involved in emergency situations and accidents. The group plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of the members of the local community through its volunteer based services, and works in conjunction with the Queensland Water Police.

Volunteer Marine Rescue North Stradbroke Inc

Volunteer Marine Rescue North Stradbroke Inc

DUNWICH

4183

$2,795.00

Volunteer Marine Rescue of North Stradbroke assists mariners on the water when they run into trouble and require help. The Service is made up of volunteers who are trained in search and rescue. Volunteers provide a vital service to an area in which boating is a prominent activity among locals.

Volunteer Marine Rescue Pt. Danger Association Inc

Volunteer Marine Rescue Pt. Danger Association Inc

COOLANGATTA

4225

$3,508.50

Volunteer Marine Rescue Pt. Danger Association Coolangatta provides various services to the South East Queensland and Northern NSW communities. These services range from sea rescue initiatives to boating safety campaigns. The volunteers promote social inclusion and community participation at public events, which bring the community together in a family friendly atmosphere.

Volunteer Marine Rescue Weipa Inc

Volunteer Marine Rescue Weipa Inc

WEIPA

4874

$2,149.00

Volunteer Marine Rescue Weipa offers crucial emergency response services to the residents of the far north Queensland region. The Group relies on volunteer participation from residents of many ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous youth, and is dedicated to enhancing public safety and saving lives through attendance at boating accidents, participation in marine searches and the implementation of water safety programs in the local community.

Volunteering Sunshine Coast Incorporated

Volunteering Sunshine Coast Incorporated

MAROOCHYDORE

4558

$4,200.00

Volunteering Sunshine Coast is part of the Volunteering Queensland and Volunteering Australia network. The Group makes a valuable contribution to strengthening Australian community organisations and the people who manage volunteers by offering support, resources, training and networking opportunities. Volunteering Sunshine Coast promotes an active and vibrant society by encouraging volunteering in the Maroochydore community.

Wahine Maori Queensland Inc

Wahine Maori Queensland Inc

SURFERS PARADISE

4217

$4,997.00

Wahine Maori Queensland is a community and cultural development organisation, established to maintain and protect the unique culture, identity, art, language and heritage of Maoris. Volunteers focus on building social inclusion and community participation through various programs that include support for many disadvantaged members of the community. The group also works collaboratively with other organisations and assists with Youth Justice Conferences that aim to build stronger and healthier communities.

Wallaroo Football Club Inc

Wallaroo Football Club Inc

MARYBOROUGH

4650

$3,848.00

Wallaroo Football Club of Maryborough provides an avenue for people of all ages to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of rugby league football. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Wallaroo Junior Rugby League Club of Maryborough Inc

Wallaroo Junior Rugby League Club of Maryborough Inc

MARYBOROUGH

4650

$4,937.00

The Wallaroo Junior Rugby League Club of Maryborough is a volunteer-run junior sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in rugby league. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Wallaville State School

Wallaville State School Parents and Citizens Association

WALLAVILLE

4671

$2,000.00

The Wallaville State School Parents and Citizens Association consists of a dedicated group of parents and residents who volunteer their time and energy to help the local school and community. The Association undertakes regular fundraising initiatives to finance improvements to educational resources and organises social and recreational events that foster a sense of community fellowship.

Wandoan and District Pony Club Inc

Wandoan and District Pony Club Inc

WANDOAN

4419

$2,448.00

The Wandoan and District Pony Club encourages participation in equine sport in a safe and supportive environment. Club activities foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with the opportunity for social interaction.

Wandoan State School

Wandoan State School Parents and Citizens Association

WANDOAN

4419

$2,800.00

Wandoan State School Parents and Citizens Association aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the school community. The Association is a group of dedicated volunteers that are actively involved in the promotion of activities in the school, including fundraising and other social activities to help build social participation and inclusion within the local Wandoan community.

Warwick AFC Inc

Warwick AFC Inc

WARWICK

4370

$3,150.00

The Warwick Australian Football Club provides an avenue for people of all ages to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of Australian Rules football. The club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Warwick City Band Inc

Warwick City Band Inc

WARWICK

4370

$3,159.50

Warwick City Band encourages community interaction and fellowship through the shared joy of music. The Band is comprised of participants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including elderly citizens and youth, who offer voluntary performances at a range of local events and festivals, entertaining and enhancing local spirit.

Warwick Golf Club Inc

Warwick Junior Golf Club

WARWICK

4370

$2,828.00

The Warwick Junior Golf Club is run by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe, supportive environment for members of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to participate in the sport of golf. The Club fosters community spirit by hosting competitions and social events, and encouraging participants to enhance their skills, develop social networks and engage in active, healthy lifestyles.

Warwick Hockey Association Inc

Warwick Hockey Association Inc

WARWICK

4370

$4,200.00

Warwick Hockey Association is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Association helps develop life skills such as teamwork and commitment, and a sense of self-worth and social responsibility to enable participants to contribute constructively to the community.

Warwick Indigenous Mens Association Group Indigenous Corporation

Warwick Indigenous Mens Association Group Indigenous Corporation

WARWICK

4370

$5,000.00

The Warwick Indigenous Men's Association offers a valuable avenue through which men and families can find culturally appropriate assistance. The Association organises support services and referrals for disadvantaged local citizens and provides an inclusive environment in which members can interact and gain the tools to integrate with the wider society.

Warwick Pistol Club Inc

Warwick Pistol Club Inc

WARWICK

4370

$5,000.00

The Warwick Pistol Club provides a safe and educational environment for members of all ages and backgrounds to participate in firearm sports. Club volunteers promote a greater sense of self-worth and social responsibility for participants, while encouraging the development of their sporting abilities.

Warwick West State School

Warwick West State School

WARWICK

4370

$5,000.00

The Warwick West State School provides an avenue for people of all ages to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of table tennis. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging people of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Wattles Rugby League Football Club Inc

Wattles Rugby League Football Club Inc

CLIFTON

4362

$5,000.00

Wattles Rugby League Football Club provides an avenue for people of all ages to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of rugby league. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport. The Club fosters social inclusion by encouraging members from the Allora and Clifton areas to participate both socially and competitively.

Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield Inc

Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield Inc

CRESSBROOK

4313

$1,053.00

The Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield aims to promote, organise and encourage recreational aviation in the Cressbrook community, and provide a venue for various community groups to pursue their own activities. The ex World War II airfield located in a rural area provides a focal point for individuals and groups to meet and exchange technical and cultural knowledge. The Watts Bridge Memorial Airfield promotes an active and vibrant community by facilitating social interaction.

Weipa Community Care Association Inc

Weipa CapeAbility

WEIPA

4874

$4,600.00

Weipa CapeAbility is a parent support group established to help family members with disabilities. The group allows families and carers to better understand and learn strategies to work with challenges of having a family member with a disability. Individuals with impairments are also given opportunities to contribute as community members empowering them to take charge of their destiny.

Weipa Community Care Association Inc

Weipa Community Centre

WEIPA

4874

$4,250.00

Weipa Community Centre is a hub of community activity, facilitating a wide range of services and providing a place for many community groups to come together. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to running the centre, encouraging the community to participate in leading change and embracing opportunities.

Weipa Community Care Association Inc

Weipa Community Support Service

WEIPA

4874

$4,998.00

Weipa Community Support Service is a hub of community activity, facilitating a wide range of services and providing a place for many community groups to come together. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to running the centre, encouraging the community to participate in leading change and embracing opportunities.

Weipa Community Care Association Inc

Weipa Domestic and Family Violence Crisis Shelter

WEIPA

4874

$4,850.00

Weipa Domestic and Family Violence Crisis Shelter provides services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by domestic and family violence. The Shelter uses traditional healing, counselling and support services to assist all people. Clients that seek assistance are able to remain "on country" rather than having to travel distances to regional centres.

Welfare Rights Centre Inc

Welfare Rights Centre Inc

STONES CORNER

4120

$3,800.00

The Welfare Rights Centre in Stones Corner is a community-based organisation that provides various services such as advice, advocacy, support and legal representation to people trying to access Centrelink payments. Volunteers provide support and assistance to help people in need in the local community to gain government entitlements.

West End Community Association Incorporated

West End Community Association Incorporated

SOUTH BRISBANE

4101

$2,356.95

The West End Community Association is a hub of community activity, facilitating a wide range of services and providing a place for many community groups to come together. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to running the centre, encouraging the community to participate in leading change and embracing opportunities.

West End Partisans Sporting and Cultural Association Inc

West End Partisans Sporting and Cultural Association Inc

WEST END

4101

$4,250.00

The West End Partisans Sporting and Cultural Association is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Club helps develop life skills such as teamwork and commitment, as well as providing an avenue for community interaction.

West Moreton Migrant Resource Centre Inc

The Grumpygrandpa's Woodworking Club

GOODNA

4300

$3,635.00

The Grumpygrandpa’s Woodworking Club of Goodna provides the local community with woodworking workshops. The volunteers range in age and ability, and through their workshops help to promote community spirit and reduce social isolation.

West Moreton Migrant Resource Centre Inc

Giving with Love Group

SPRINGFIELD LAKES

4300

$2,629.00

The Giving with Love Group located in Springfield Lakes is a volunteer run organisation that puts together care packages containing garments and quilts for children who are waiting for foster care placement. Volunteers give their time to let disadvantaged children know that people care for them and that there is community support available.

Western Downs Junior Rugby League Incorporated

Western Downs Junior Rugby League Incorporated

CHINCHILLA

4413

$4,500.00

The Western Downs Junior Rugby League of Chinchilla is a volunteer run junior sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of rugby league. The Club relies on dedicated volunteers and encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Western Downs Regional Council

Miles District State Emergency Service

CONDAMINE

4416

$4,700.00

The State Emergency Service is a volunteer organisation providing essential emergency services to the community. The Miles District SES Unit is part of this network which plans for, and responds to, emergencies such as storms, floods, building collapse and road accidents, as well as conducting search and rescue activities and providing support to other emergency service organisations.

Western Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

Western Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

KURANDA

4881

$5,000.00

Western Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation strives to preserve, care for and protect tribal lands for the benefit of future generations. The Corporation trains volunteers and builds the capacity of the local community to manage the land with best practice and greater awareness of the impact of future acts and increased negotiations with stakeholders.

Wests Netball Club

Wests Netball Club

MARIAN

4753

$1,500.00

The Wests Netball Club is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Club helps develop life skills such as teamwork and commitment, and a sense of self-worth and social responsibility to enable participants to contribute constructively in the Marian community.

Whitehill Church of Christ

Whitehill Church of Christ

RACEVIEW

4305

$3,050.00

The Whitehall Church of Christ is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Church provides practical aid and support to the Raceview community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Whitfield State School

Whitfield State School Parents and Citizens Association

WHITFIELD

4870

$1,871.00

Whitfield State School Parents and Citizens Association aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the school community. The Association consists of a group of dedicated volunteers that are actively involved in the promotion of activities in the school, including fundraising and other social activities to help build social participation and inclusion within the local community.

Whitsunday Netball Association Incorporated

Whitsunday Netball Association Incorporated

AIRLIE BEACH

4802

$3,196.00

The Whitsunday Netball Association of Airlie Beach provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for participants and their families. The association assists in the physical and social development of players, and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. It relies on volunteers to maintain the grounds and to further encourage social inclusion and sport in the community.

Whitsunday Regional Council

State Emergency Service Whitsunday

PROSERPINE

4800

$4,500.00

The State Emergency Service provides vital emergency assistance to communities across Australia. The dedicated volunteers of the Whitsunday Unit plan for and respond to cyclones, floods and road accidents, as well as conducting search and rescue activities and providing support to other emergency service organisations.

Wide Bay Cricket Inc

Wide Bay Cricket Inc

PALMWOODS

4555

$1,730.00

The Wide Bay Cricket Club is assisted by volunteers who promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. Club volunteers help players to develop life skills such as teamwork, commitment, and social responsibility, enabling them to contribute constructively to the Palmwoods community.

Wide Bay Ostomates Association Inccorporated

Wide Bay Ostomates Association Incorporated

BUNDABERG

4670

$2,760.00

The Wide Bay Ostomates Association located in Bundaberg supplies community members with medical appliances and pharmaceuticals. Orders are mailed to most members and the remainder are collected in person. The Association's provision of these services are essential in the daily lives of members, who are all classified as disabled due to their medical conditions.

Widgee and District Pony Club Inc

Widgee and District Pony Club Inc

WIDGEE

4570

$4,997.30

The Widgee and District Pony Club encourages participation in equine sport in a safe and supportive environment. Activities of the Club foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with opportunities for social interaction.

Wildlife Care and Rescue

Wildlife Care and Rescue

MOUNT SHERIDAN

4868

$5,000.00

Wildlife Care and Rescue, located in Mount Sheridan is an active and inclusive community group that aims to cultivate community understanding and action in support of wildlife. Volunteers provide a professional standard of care when rehabilitating Australian native wildlife back into the wild. The group promotes social inclusion through engaging members of all ages and levels of ability.

Windera State School

Windera Primary Parents and Citizens Association

WINDERA

4605

$3,108.00

The Windera Primary Parents and Citizens Association is comprised of dedicated parents and residents who volunteer their time and energy to help the local school and community. The Association undertakes regular fundraising initiatives to finance improvements to educational resources and organises social and recreational events that foster a sense of community fellowship.

Windsor Croquet Club Inc

Windsor Croquet Club Inc

WINDSOR

4030

$2,915.00

The Windsor Croquet Club provides an avenue for children to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of croquet. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging children of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Winton Golf Club Inc

Winton Golf Club Inc

WINTON

4735

$3,300.00

The Winton Golf Club is run by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe, supportive environment for members of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to participate in golf. The Club, located in central Queensland, fosters community spirit by hosting competitions and social events, and encouraging participants to improve their skills, develop social networks and engage in active, healthy lifestyles.

Winton Junior Rugby League Club Inc

Winton Junior Rugby League Club Inc

WINTON

4735

$4,001.00

Winton Junior Rugby League Club provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in rugby league football. Club volunteers organise recreational and competitive events that encourage team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Winton Pelican Swimming Club

Winton Pelican Swimming Club

WINTON

4735

$3,179.00

The Winton Pelican Swimming Club provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for members and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of players and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. Volunteers donate their time and energy to maintain the facilities, organise competitive events and promote the sport in the community.

Winton's Diamantina Heritage Truck and Machinery Museum Inc

Winton's Diamantina Heritage Truck and Machinery Museum Inc

WINTON

4735

$1,750.00

Winton's Diamantina Heritage Truck and Machinery Museum encourages community interaction and integration through the preservation of important historical items. Volunteers collect and restore a range of machinery, such as trucks and farming and mining equipment, and provide a community workshop in which local residents can congregate, interact socially and learn about the heritage of this remote and rural area.

Wolvi and District War Memorial Hall Inc

Wolvi and District War Memorial Hall Inc

WOLVI

4570

$3,050.00

The Wolvi and District War Memorial Hall manages a community facility, providing a place for many local groups to meet. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in social, educational and recreational activities.

Wolvi State School Parents and Citizens Association

Wolvi State School Parents and Citizens Association

WOLVI

4570

$4,742.00

The Wolvi State School Parents and Citizens Association aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the school community.  The Association is made up of a group of dedicated volunteers that are actively involved in the promotion of activities in the school including fundraising and other activities to help build social participation and inclusion within the local community.

Womens Health Awareness Group of Gladstone Inc

Womens Intercultural Network

GLADSTONE

4680

$4,500.00

The Women's Intercultural Network is an organisation whose primary focus is to provide educational and social activities for women from different cultural backgrounds. The Network hosts cultural and social events in the Gladstone area, developing links between groups within the community and fostering social inclusion.

Wondai and District Band Association Inc

Wondai and District Band Association Inc

WONDAI

4606

$2,600.00

The Wondai and District Band provides musical entertainment for the local community. Volunteers actively participate in public events such as the Kilkivan Great Horse Ride and ANZAC Day celebrations, and encourage new community members from all walks of life to learn an instrument and participate in band activities.

Wondai Pony Club

Wondai Pony Club

PROSTON

4613

$4,950.00

The Wondai Pony Club of Proston encourages participation in equine sport in a safe and supportive environment. Activities of the Club foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with opportunities for social interaction.

Wondai Proston Junior League Football Club Inc

Wondai Proston Junior League Football Club Inc

WONDAI

4606

$3,195.00

The Wondai Proston Junior League Football Club is supported by enthusiastic volunteers that provide a safe atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills through participation in the sport of rugby league. The Club encourages team spirit and participation in an inclusive and physically active environment.

Wondai Regional Art Gallery Inc

Wondai Regional Art Gallery Inc

WONDAI

4606

$3,600.00

The Wondai Regional Art Gallery plays an important part in the region's cultural life and development. Volunteers organise exhibitions, workshops and family events for the benefit of the community. The Gallery provides opportunities for community members to develop and display their artistic skills, cultivating long term cultural growth in the area.

Woodhill State School Parents and Citizens Association

Woodhill State School Parents and Citizens Association

WOODHILL

4285

$3,959.00

The Woodhill State School Parents and Citizens Association aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the school community. The Association is made up of a group of dedicated volunteers who are actively involved in school activities, which include fundraising initiatives that help build social participation and inclusion within the local community.

Wooroolin State School Parents and Citizens Association

Wooroolin State School

WOOROOLIN

4608

$5,000.00

The Wooroolin State School Parents and Citizens Association aims to promote and foster the welfare of children in the school. The Association relies on dedicated volunteers who fundraise in support of students and their families in the local community.

Working To Impact The Nation Inc

Working To Impact The Nation Inc

MAROOCHYDORE

4558

$4,170.00

Working To Impact The Nation runs a program called Harvest Life Support which provides food parcels, clothes and household items to disadvantaged members of the community. Volunteers are available to talk to people who require a listening ear in a supportive environment, creating a strong sense of community and social inclusion.

Wowan and District Progress and Cultural Society Inc

Wowan and District Progress and Cultural Society Inc

WOWAN

4702

$2,739.00

The Wowan and District Progress and Cultural Society maintain a local museum as well as promoting development of the wider community. Volunteer work at the museum brings people together and helps to strengthen the community.

Wylahra Grove Junior Sports and Recreation Association Inc

Wylahra Grove Junior Sports and Recreation Association Inc

MILLMERRAN

4357

$1,877.00

The Wylahra Grove Junior Sports and Recreation Association provides a safe and supportive avenue for young people to develop physical and social skills through involvement in sporting activity. The Club promotes team spirit and encourages widespread community participation.

Wynnum Hospital Auxiliary Inc

Wynnum Hospital Auxiliary Inc

LOTA

4179

$1,894.00

Wynnum Hospital Auxiliary, based in Lota, is a volunteer-run fundraising group that operates on behalf of the local hospital. Auxiliary volunteers contribute their time and energy to run various community support activities to enhance patient quality of life and improve the functioning of the hospital.

Wynnum Manly Community Gardens Group Inc

Wynnum Manly Community Gardens Group Inc

WYNNUM

4178

$5,000.00

Wynnum Manly Community Gardens Group is a hub of community activity, facilitating a wide range of services and providing a place for many community groups to come together. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to running the centre, encouraging the community to participate in leading change and embracing opportunities.

Wynnum Manly Employment and Training Association Incorporated

Bayside Information Centre

WYNNUM

4178

$3,512.45

The Bayside Information Centre offers an informative environment in which residents of all ages and backgrounds can congregate and learn about the local region. The Centre provides information on various available community activities and government services, and offers volunteer members a regular avenue for social interaction.

Wynnum Vikings AFL Club

Wynnum Vikings AFL Club

WYNNUM WEST

4178

$1,000.00

Wynnum Vikings AFL Club is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in Australian Rules Football. The Club, located at Wynnum West, fosters community spirit through hosting competitions, social events and encouraging participants to develop their abilities. It also functions as a community facility, providing a place for many community groups to meet.

Yabu Mija Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation

Yabu Mija Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation

RAVENSHOE

4888

$3,500.00

The Yabu Mija Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation provides assistance and advocacy for Indigenous individuals and families in a remote region of Northern Queensland. Volunteers operate a community drop in centre, offering a sympathetic environment in which local residents of all ages can congregate and develop support networks. The Corporation also undertakes programs in local schools and participates in community events such as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and International Women's Day, fostering an inclusive society based on mutual tolerance.

Yandaran State School Parents and Citizens Association

Yandaran State School Parents and Citizens Association

YANDARAN

4673

$1,299.00

The Yandaran State School Parents and Citizens' Association consists of a dedicated group of parents and residents who volunteer their time and energy to help the local school and its students. The Association undertakes regular fundraising initiatives to finance improvements to educational resources and organises social and recreational events that foster a more inclusive community.

Yandina and District Pony Club Inc

Yandina and District Pony Club Inc

YANDINA

4561

$5,000.00

The Yandina and District Pony Club encourages participation in equine sport in a safe and supportive environment. Activities of the small, rural Club foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with the opportunity for social interaction, friendship, education and support.

Yaraka Sports and Progress Association Inc

Yaraka Sports and Progress Association Inc

YARAKA

4702

$4,900.00

The Yaraka Sports and Progress Association promotes a viable, healthy and growing community through the spirit of cooperation and positive attitudes. The Association holds meetings in which residents raise and discuss issues of interest. The aim of the Association is to represent the community and make improvements to facilities and infrastructure to enrich the quality of life for local people.

Yarrabah Seahawks Rugby League Football and Sports Club Aboriginal Corporation

Yarrabah Seahawks Rugby League Football and Sports Club Aboriginal Corporation

YARRABAH

4871

$4,500.00

The Yarrabah Seahawks Rugby League Football and Sports Club Aboriginal Corporation is assisted by volunteers who promote social inclusion through participation in team sport. Club activities cultivate life skills such as teamwork and commitment, as well as providing an avenue for community interaction.

Yelarbon Primary School

Yelarbon Primary Parents and Citizens Association

YELARBON

4388

$3,254.14

The Yelarbon Primary Parents and Citizens Association aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the school community. The Committee is a group of dedicated volunteers that are actively involved in the promotion of activities in the school, including fundraising and other social activities to help build social participation and inclusion within the local community.

Yelarbon Recreation Association Inc

Yelarbon Recreation Association Inc

YELARBON

4388

$2,487.00

Yelarbon Recreation Association manages local facilities, which are utilised by a range of local sports, tourist and community groups. The Association is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe environment for community members of all ages to participate in various activities. Volunteers foster community spirit by hosting competitions and social events, while encouraging participants to develop their abilities, skills and self confidence.

YMCA Junior Cricket

YMCA Junior Cricket

BUNDABERG

4670

$3,490.00

YMCA Junior Cricket Club located in Bundaberg is assisted by a group of volunteers who give their time to provide a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in the sport of cricket. The Club fosters community spirit through hosting competitions and social events, and encouraging participants to develop their abilities. It also functions as a community facility, providing a place for many community groups to meet.

YMCA of Gayndah Inc

YMCA of Gayndah Inc

GAYNDAH

4625

$4,000.00

The Gayndah YMCA is run by a dedicated group of volunteers who foster a healthy and productive lifestyle among community members of all ages and abilities through the provision of numerous sporting activities. The Association organises regular basketball, netball and martial arts programs and offers a welcoming environment in which various Gayndah community groups can congregate, promoting a more integrated and dynamic local region.

Yungaburra Landcare Group Inc

Yungaburra Landcare Group Inc

YUNGABURRA

4884

$4,780.00

The Yungaburra Landcare Group is an active and inclusive community group that aims to cultivate community understanding and action in support of environmental projects. The Group has engaged the volunteers within the community with various projects, such as weed management and bushfire awareness, and also acts as a social support network for families in a rural area.

Zonta Club of Rockhampton Inc

Zonta Club of Rockhampton Inc

PACIFIC HEIGHTS

4703

$3,890.00

Zonta is a worldwide service organisation that seeks to improve the status of women. The Zonta Club of Rockhampton provides a range of vital advocacy services that assist marginalised individuals, including victims of domestic violence and refugees, and promotes and advances the role of women in the community.

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Content Updated: 29 May 2012