Member for Ballina Don Page was joined in Bangalow today by the Minister for Regional Tourism, John Barilaro where the Minister announced funding for two events in the Ballina Electorate which will each receive $10,000 under the Regional Flagship Events Program.
Mr Page thanked Minister Barilaro for the financial support for the Mullum Music Festival (Mullumbimby) and the Sample Food Festival (Bangalow).
GONSKI AGREEMENT DELIVERING FOR BALLINA ELECTORATE SCHOOLS - 20th November 2014
Member for Ballina, Don Page has congratulated the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government for having the foresight to sign up to the Gonski agreement which is delivering additional funding to local schools.
“Government Schools in the Ballina Electorate will receive an additional $564,178 in needs-based funding in 2015 thanks to the Gonski Agreement,” Mr Page said.
“I commend the Minister for Education, Adrian Piccoli for delivering the best deal for NSW Government Schools under the reform package.”
FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR LOCAL RUGBY LEAGUE CLUBS - 10th November 2014
Member for Ballina, Don Page is encouraging rugby league clubs in the Ballina Electorate to apply for funding under the NSW Footy Facilities Fund. Applications opened today and close on Friday 9th January 2015.
“Rugby League Clubs can apply for up to $75,000, thanks to a joint initiative between the NRL and the NSW Government,” Mr Page said.
Just under half a million dollars was granted in last years round of funding.
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