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February What's on in Nannup

Created on: Wednesday, 12 February 2020 at 10:33:22 AM

RED Grant success for Nannup

Shire of Nannup president Tony Dean, Regional Development Minister Alannah MacTiernan and Shire of Nannup economic community development officer Nicole Botica.Picture:

Photo Caption: Nannup Shire President Tony Dean, HON Alannah MacTiernan Minister for Regional Development and Nicole Botica, Economic & Community Development Officer for the Shire of Nannup.

On Friday 24 January the Shire of Nannup were awarded the Regional Economic Development Grant from the South West Commission. The State Government  acknowledged Nannup’s potential as a tourism hotspot by rewarding the town in the latest round of its Grants program.  

The Nannup Shire Council received $46,881 for its Nannup Trail Town Infrastructure. Trail user facilities will be installed at the Foreshore Park to support Nannup to become an accredited Trail Town for cycling, walking, canoeing and horse-riding.

The project includes a multi-purpose wash-down bay and bike maintenance equipment at Foreshore Park, with directional signs located on the main street as well as the construction of a path along Brockman Hwy to enter Tank 7 & 8, allowing a safe journey for all users and progression towards our Trail Town accreditation.

Economic Stimulus for Nannup

The Federal Government of Australia has identified the Shire of Nannup as one of 52 shires who have been effected by drought as a result of the rainfall data decline. To assist these communities support packages are being rolled out and the Shire of Nannup will now receive $1 million under the extended Drought Communities Programme.

This program is designed to deliver projects that will support the creation of jobs, boost tourism and enable construction of infrastructure that encourages people to stop in these small towns.

This economic development funding will help ensure our local community remains productive, helps to provide local employment and ensures local suppliers are in business. The Funding is targeted at local infrastructure and other activities that provide employment for people whose work opportunities have been impacted by drought.

To find out more about what projects are eligible please go to the Shire website by clicking on the link; Expression of Interest - Economic Stimulus, or pick up a copy of the forms at the Shire Offices. All submissions need to be received by 4.00pm Thursday 12th of March 2020.

Every Club Workshops

On Monday 17th February in Nannup will host a Club Marketing workshops as part of the Every Club program at the Nannup CRC, from 6.00pm – 8.30pm.

A free workshop from 6.00pm will be available to learn about marketing your club. Some of the topics that will be covered are: 

  • Develop your marketing message
  • Promote your club for funding and participation
  • Increase members and volunteers participation in your clubs marketing
  • Use Social media to increase your profile and increase your engagement levels
  • Generate content for social media
  • Using paid marketing on social media
  • Have a basic website for your club

There will be a quick Q&A session on grants, governance and club planning. 

To register your attendance please call Katie on 0409 112 529 or email everyclub@manjimup.wa.gov.au

Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund

The next Small Grants round of funding through the department's Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) is NOW open and closes on the 28 February 2020!

This scheme provides financial assistance to develop basic infrastructure for sport and recreation, aiming to increase participation in sport and recreation. Small Grants round is for projects between $7,500 and $300,000, with the maximum standard CSRFF grant approved being no greater than one-third of the total estimated cost (excl GST). Potential applicants must firstly register their proposed project, which will then be followed by a meeting with a Department representative to discuss the project and to be given an overview of the CSRFF scheme.

To discuss your South West project idea, please contact the Department of Local Government Sport & Culture office on 9792 6900 or email Troy Jones on troy.jones@dlgsc.wa.gov.au

For further information please click on the link Community Sporting and Recreational Facilities Fund.

Nannup is supporting our ageing community

The Shire of Nannup has recently been awarded funding to deliver a dementia friendly community program. This will include surveying our current perception on support for those living with dementia and their families, delivering information workshops with Alzheimers WA, and offering resources through the library service.

A Dementia Friendly Community is a place where people with dementia are supported to continue living with meaning, purpose and value (from the Alzheimers WA website, click on the link for more information). 

The workshops and information will aim to support:

  • Businesses to provide accessible services for people with dementia, including staff to understand the disease and know how to communicate effectively with people living with dementia
  • Organisations that provide paid work
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Sporting clubs and social groups that are welcoming and inclusive
  • Environments that are enabling 

For more information about this program please contact Nicole Botica the Shire office on 98756 1018, or email her on ecdo@nannup.wa.gov.au.