FUNDING PROVIDED FOR VETERANS PROJECT IN MANLY
The Manly community are one of more than 50 across NSW to benefit from funding to commemorate veterans across the state.
Member for Manly James Griffin MP and Minister for Veterans Affairs David Elliott today announced Saltwater Veterans would receive $1500 from the latest round of the the Anzac Community Grants Program.
“More than $56,000 will be provided to a range of projects that commemorate and educate NSW communities about the service and sacrifices of current and former military servicemen and servicewomen,” Mr Elliott said.
“Some of these great projects and initiatives, including the one in Manly, recognise Australia’s war service history, educate a new generation and support the wellbeing of the NSW veteran community.”
Manly MP James Griffin thanked the community for honouring the service of NSW veterans.
“I would like to acknowledge Saltwater Veterans for their commitment to the veterans of Manly, and allowing our community to honor their service, and allow for our future generations to learn of their efforts,” Mr Griffin said.
“Our community today is thankful for the sacrifices made by current serving members and our service men and women from over a century of service.”
Projects that support activities benefiting the NSW veteran community have also received funding.
For the full list of 2021 ACGP recipients and more information about the program visit www.veterans.nsw.gov.au/acgp2021.