Seven Small Towns Minor Capital Works Program

Latrobe City Council

Relevent Country: Australia

The Latrobe City Council has announced the applications for its Seven Small Towns Minor Capital Works Program to represent an important contribution by Latrobe City Council to infrastructure improvements within the seven small towns.

The program encourages the Township Association within the seven small towns to work with Latrobe City Council to achieve positive outcomes for the betterment of their communities and the citizens that live there.

Economic Development Sponsorship provides assistance to economic development initiatives for a broad range of programs, services, and activities.

Program Objectives

The objectives of the Program are to:

  • Increase the range of, and access to, quality community recreational, social and cultural infrastructure.
  • Encourage and support equity of access to community facilities, programs and activities for all citizens within the seven small towns, particularly those people who are economically or socially disadvantaged or have disabilities.
  • Encourage cooperation between local community groups to maximise the access to and use of public infrastructure, and ensure that all community members can benefit from the public infrastructure.

Funding Information

  • Annual Funding of $10,000 to each of the seven small towns is subject to Council allocation within the Annual Budget.
  • Projects will take up to six weeks to assess.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for funding, submitters must:

  • Be the Township Association or peak organisation from one of the seven small towns (Boolarra, Glengarry, Toongabbie, Traralgon South, Tyers, Yallourn North and Yinnar);
  • Be a not-for-profit, properly constituted legal entity or be auspiced by such a body which is able, and willing, to accept legal and financial responsibility for the project;
  • Be free of debt to Latrobe City Council and have no outstanding acquittals from previous Latrobe City Council grant applications; and
  • Hold appropriate public liability insurance