$695,000 to support local veterans

THE Woodburn and Evans Head RSL Sub-branch and the Australian Peacekeeper and Peacemaker Veterans’ Association (NSW) have received funding to help support local veteran initiatives.

THE Woodburn and Evans Head RSL Sub-branch will receive $7878 to help purchase tools and equipment for use by the Evans Head Community RSL Men’s Shed and $6707 to help purchase equipment to establish the Evans River RSL Day Club.

The Australian Peacekeeper and Peacemaker Veterans’ Association (NSW) will receive $4187 to help purchase a covered trailer with barbecue and other equipment to provide monthly mobile outdoor activities.

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister for Defence Personnel, Alan Griffin, today announced $695,413 in funding to support initiatives that promote good health and wellbeing for veterans and widows across Australia.

Mr Griffin encouraged local and community organisations interested in applying for funding to visit www.dva.gov.au/grants or contact their nearest DVA office on 133 254 (for metropolitan callers) or 1800 555 254 (for non-metropolitan callers).



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