Currumbin to keep scoring with Get in the Game

24 Jul 2013 3:35 PMJann Stuckey

24 July 2013 

Member for Currumbin, Jann Stuckey MP is encouraging Currumbin residents to apply for grants in the second round of funding for the Get Started program under the Newman Government’s grassroots initiative, Get in the Game.

“Currumbin is set to benefit with Get Started funding now available to help assist young people who can least afford or may otherwise benefit from joining a sport or recreation club,” Ms Stuckey said.

“Eligible children can apply online for a voucher valued up to $150, which can be presented at a Get Started sport or recreation club

“The Currumbin electorate has over 30 clubs signed up to the program in a range of activities including Surf Lifesaving, Basketball, Netball, AFL, Rugby League/Union, Tennis, Kayaking and Scouts. (See full list of clubs below)

“The Newman Government is providing help to thousands of Queenslanders by reducing the costs of club registrations and funding better equipment and infrastructure through our flagship Get in the Game funding program.

“The initial response to the initiative from Queensland families and clubs was overwhelming, which is why we recently announced the LNP would triple Get in the Game funding to $47 million over three years.

“We’ve already helped more than 7,000 Queensland children with our $150 Get Started vouchers and are keen to assist many more families.

Sports Minister, Steve Dickson one of the greatest things about the Get Started component of the program was that more than 20 per cent of vouchers were issued to children who had never been members of a sporting club before.

Further details on Get in the Game are available at www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/funding/getinthegame or by calling 1300 656 191.

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Eligible Clubs in the Currumbin Electorate as at 22/07/2013:

  Club Activity Location
1 Akuna   Dragon Boat Club Dragon   Boating Thrower   Drive, Palm Beach
2 Alleygators   Baseball Club Baseball Cr   Tallebudgera Connection and Andrews Road
3 Bilinga   Surf Life Saving Club Surf   Life Saving Bilinga   SLSC
4 Coolangatta   Surf Life Saving Club Surf   Life Saving Coolangatta   SLSC
5 Currumbin   Beach Vikings SLSC Surf   Life Saving Currumbin   Beach Vikings SLSC
6 Currumbin   Creek Paddlers Club Kayaking Thrower   House, Thrower Drive
7 Currumbin   Eagles JRLFC Rugby   League Merv   Craig Sports Complex, Galleon Way
8 Currumbin   Gymnastics Gymnastics Villiers   Drive, Currumbin
9 Currumbin   Tennis Club Tennis Currumbin   Creek Road, Currumbin
10 Five   Rivers Netball Club Netball Elanora
11 Girl   Guides Girl   Guides Currumbin
12 Gold   Coast Barracudas Tri Club Triathlon Tallebudgera
13 Gold   Coast Bodyboard Club Bodyboarding Kropp   Park, Pacific Parade, Tugun
14 Gold   Coast Junior Rugby Academy Rugby   Union Bienvenue   Drive, Currumbin
15 Kirra   Surf Life Saving Club Surf   Life Saving Kirra   SLSC
16 Kirra   Surfriders Club Surfing Kirra   SLSC
17 North   Kirra Surf Life Saving Club Surf   Life Saving North   Kirra SLSC
18 Outrigger   Australia Canoeing Palm   Beach Sports Club
19 PBC   Basketball Basketball PBC
20 Palm   Beach Currumbin AFC AFL Thrower   Drive, Elanora
21 Palm   Beach Currumbin Junior AFC AFL Thrower   Drive, Elanora
22 Palm   Beach Currumbin Junior Cricket Club Cricket Sarawak   Avenue, Palm Beach
23 Palm   Beach Currumbin Rugby Union Club Rugby   Union Bienvenue   Drive, Currumbin
24 Palm   Beach Scout Group Scouts Sarawak   Avenue, Palm Beach
25 Snapper   Rocks Surfriders Club Surfing Coolangatta   SLSC
26 Surf   Life Saving QLD Point Danger Branch Surf   Life Saving Currumbin
27 Tallebudgera   Valley Football Club Disability   Sports Tallebudgera
28 Tugun   Bowls & Community Club Lawn   Bowls Tugun
29 Tugun   Jets Soccer Club Soccer Betty   Diamond Oval, Tugun
30 Tugun   Surf Life Saving Club Surf   Life Saving Tugun   SLSC
31 Tweed   Coolangatta Junior AFC AFL Appel   Street, Kirra
32 Tweed   Gold Coast Girls Boardriders Surfing Coolangatta
33 Tweed   Slammers Basketball Club Basketball Coolangatta