Council supports diverse community projects

Published on 16 May 2023

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Hepburn Shire Council has awarded $25,320 to support community-led projects in the latest round of funding through its community grants program. This funding will support initiatives valued at $88,460.

Mayor, Cr Brian Hood, said that it was gratifying to see such a diversity of recipients in this round of grants.

“Council’s community grants program aligns with our objective to support the strength and resilience of the community. This funding makes a big difference to community groups when it comes to purchasing much-needed equipment or delivering a project,” said Cr Hood.

“This round we are supporting such a variety of projects. From theatrical performances and the purchase of safety equipment, to support for community lunches, delivery of firewood and relief for at-risk and homeless people,” he said.

“There are so many local groups doing wonderful things for our community and Council is proud to support them.”

Successful applicants:




Lab Kelpie Inc.

Theatrical Play ‘Reasons to be Invisible’


Victoria Street Craft Group, Creswick

Street Craft Group


Hepburn Netball Club

Tiered Spectator Seating


Riding for the Disabled, Daylesford

Safety Equipment and Saddle


Cool Country Men’s Shed

Metalwork for Community Projects


Bullarto Public Hall Committee

New Equipment (Improved Resilience)


Clunes Museum

Digitizing Microfilm Records


Creswick Men’s Shed

Pedestal Disc Sander for Community Projects


Pavilion Arts & Sustainability Inc.

Small Equipment Purchase, Capacity Building


5000 Club Inc.

Weekly Community Luncheons


Trentham Lions Club

Wood for the Needy



Ongoing Relief for at-risk and Homeless


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