Funding Boost For Stawell Rifle Club

08 September 2016

The Andrews Labor Government will help Stawell Rifle Club undertake a much-needed upgrade, with a funding boost announced today.

Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Colin Brooks today visited Stawell Rifle Club to announcing $48,000 in funding from the Shooting Sports Facilities Program.

The club plans to use the money to provide disabled toilet access by rebuilding its present toilet facilities and relocating an office.

The Stawell Rifle Club is one of 74 across the state sharing in more than $3 million in funding, highlighting the Government’s work to improving access to shooting sports across Victoria.

Quotes attributable to Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier, Colin Brooks

“We’re giving local clubs the support they need to provide safe, modern facilities for people who love sport.”

“Stawell Rifle Club is a great local institution that sits at the heart of the community and I’m delighted to be here today to announce funding for this important upgrade.”

Quotes attributable to the Member for Western Victoria, Jaala Pulford

“Shooting clubs play an important role educating people about the safe and responsible use of firearms and the Andrews Labor Government is pleased to support them.”

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