Armistice grants set to open
Member for Farrer Sussan Ley is urging interested local communities across the electorate to consider applying for funding under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program.
Marking the official end of Australia’s Anzac Centenary Program, applications for the grants will open next month to help support projects or activities in our region which will commemorate the end of the First World War on November 11, 1918.
‘‘The Centenary of Anzac 2014 to 2018 is one of the most important remembrance periods in our history, allowing us to properly acknowledge service men and women from all conflicts who fought for a just and secure peace,’’ Ms Ley said.
‘‘One-off grants from $3,000 are available, and I encourage anyone in Farrer who wants to contribute to this significant moment in our nation’s history to submit an expression of interest through my office.
‘‘An independent local committee will assess each application to ensure we commemorate this centenary with the respect and prominence it deserves.’’
Ms Ley said $7.5 million has been allocated to acknowledge this historic day through the Armistice Centenary Grants Program, allowing a total funding amount of $50,000 to each of Australia’s federal electorates. For full details and grant assessment criteria, call 1300 303 203 or email email@example.com.