30 May 2024

The Albanese Labor Government is continuing to recognise the efforts of volunteers, with 31 community organisations in Brand set to receive grants up to $5000.

Through the $10 million 2023-24 Volunteer Grant Round, community organisations across Australia will receive funding to buy equipment for volunteers or to reimburse fuel, transport, or training costs.
Local community organisations receiving a volunteer grant are:

  • Baldivis Districts Sporting Club
  • White Knights Baldivis Cricket Club
  • Youth on Fire WA
  • Rotary Club of Baldivis
  • Feed it Forward
  • Totally and Partially Disabled Veterans of W.A.
  • HorsePower Peel Group
  • Honeywood Primary School P&C Association
  • Kwinana Swimming Club
  • Malayali Cultural Club
  • Cycling Without Age
  • Coastal District Care Centre
  • The Cruising Yacht Club of Western Australia
  • Rockingham Rams
  • Rockingham RSL Sub-branch
  • South Coastal Health and Community Services
  • Rockingham Vipers Gridiron Club
  • Safety Bay Tennis Club
  • Fishability
  • Bowls Safety Bay
  • Peel Football Umpires' Association
  • Secret Harbour Dockers Cricket Club
  • Rockingham Rugby Union Football Club
  • Secret Harbour Pirates District Tee Ball And Baseball
  • Country Women's Association (CWA) Safety Bay
  • Friends of Paganoni Swamp
  • Singleton Residents Association
  • Karnup Volunteer Fire and Emergency Services
  • Port Kennedy Primary School P&C Association
  • Secret Harbour Surf Life Saving Club 
  • Rockingham Districts Hockey Club

Madeleine King, the Member for Brand and the Federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, said the funding boost would help volunteers to support their community.

“There are lot of people doing it tough in our community right now, and local volunteers are needed more than ever,” Minister King said.

“These grants ensure that we are supporting our volunteers to continue to provide the essential services to our community,

“A strong volunteering sector is a reflection of our combined efforts to foster community connections, promote change, and enrich our society.”

More information about Australian Government grants is available on the GrantsConnect website.