Grant to benefit local veterans and community

Veterans and their families in Mackellar will benefit from Australian Government grant funding for local projects.

The Narrabeen RSL sub-branch has received $9,463 to help purchase a public address system to enhance activities provided for the veteran community.  The grant is provided under the Veteran and Community Grants program that supports important services and helps improve the lives of local veterans and their families.

Jason Falinski said the Narrabeen RSL sub-branch had a well-deserved reputation for its commitment to improving the lives of those who have served our nation.

“There are many ways that has a community we honour the service and sacrifice of the men and women who serve in defence of our country and these grants help at a local level,” Jason Falinski said. 

“The dedication and hard work of organisations such as the Narrabeen RSL sub-branch ensure veterans and their families receive services, support and opportunities that allow them to be a part of our community.

“The benefits of this Veteran and Community Grants funding will flow on to entire community.”

“This grant will make a tremendous John West PSM, Honorary Secretary of the Narrabeen RSL Sub-branch

Ex-service and community organisations, veteran groups and private organisations that contribute to the health and welfare of the veteran community are all eligible to apply for funding through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ (DVA) Veteran and Community Grants program.

For more information about the Veteran and Community Grants program or to apply, visit the DVA website www.dva.gov.au/consultation-and-grants/grants or contact your nearest DVA office on 133 254 or 1800 555 254 from regional Australia.