25 projects from 11 municipalities in North West Victoria will share in over $2 million from the Sustainable Water Fund – Community Sport and Recreation Program.

Councils, sporting clubs, recreation facility managers and schools have received grants to help implement sustainable water management practices, and achieve continued levels of use and participation at sport and recreation facilities.

The Sustainable Water Fund - Community Sport and Recreation Program was announced as part of the Victorian Government’s $10 million Drought Support Fund.

Funded Projects

Project Name ApplicantFunding
Achieving Green, Building The Team  Dunolly Primary School $75,000
Anzac Park Additional Non-potable Irrigation Water Supply. Yarriambiack Shire Council $59,000
Berriwillock Bowls Green Redevelopment Buloke Shire Council $150,000
Charlton College water security Charlton College $22,880
Concongella Primary School Oval Refurbishment Concongella Primary School $53,900
Installation of a desalination plant at the Beaufort Golf Bowls Club. Beaufort Golf and Bowls Club Inc $67,491
Kaniva College Green 15 (15 L per person per day) Kaniva College $150,000
Keeping Gordon St Oval in Play Ararat Rural City Council $150,000
Local Partnerships- Creating sustainable water futures Marnoo Cricket Club $29,548
Maryborough Sports & Leisure Centre - Rainwater Harvesting Project Central Goldfields Shire Council $34,006
Maryborough Tennis Centre - Synthetic Grass Court Development Central Goldfields Shire Council $150,000
Mt. Difficult Golf Course - Sustainable Water Project Halls Gap Community Sports Club $150,000
Nhill Lawn Tennis Club - Synthetic Courts Nhill Lawn Tennis Club Inc $150,000
Rain Water Tank for Turf Wicket at Coughlin Park Horsham Saints Cricket Club $8,436
Rasmussen Grounds Revitalisation Horsham Primary School $97,285
Rupanyup Bowling Club Synthetic Green Installation Yarriambiack Shire Council $140,000
Rural Irrigation Systems Ararat Rural City Council $107,000
Sea Lake Recreation Reserve & Tyrrell College Drought Proofing Project Buloke Shire Council $150,000
Sunnyside Bowling Club - Improving water use efficiency Horsham Rural City Council $40,000
Sustainable Irrigation at the Sir John Gorton Swimming Pool Gannawarra Shire Council $50,000
Sustainable Water Provision for Cohuna Bowls Club Inc. Cohuna Bowls Incorporated $33,777
Sustaining Harrow Football, Netball & Community West Wimmera Shire Council $86,640
Watchem Recreation Reserve reuse pipeline Buloke Shire Council $70,000
Water for Inglewood Loddon Shire Council $132,740
Waubra oval watering and surface upgrade. Pyrenees Shire Council $99,685

For further information, please email sport.droughtsupport@delwp.vic.gov.au or phone (03) 9637 9307.