Exeter Tennis Club big winner in local grants

Monday, 04 April 2022

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor has congratulated Exeter Tennis Club on successfully applying for $20,000 under the Stronger Communities Programme to upgrade their clubhouse. 

Mr Taylor joined Exeter Tennis Club member, Greg Wilkins, to discuss the upgrades to be carried out on the clubhouse and repair work to the courts. 

"The Stronger Communities Programme aims to improve community participation by funding a small capital project," Mr Taylor said. 

"This project will deliver huge social benefit for a small, local club and ensure this important community facility is kept in good condition for the community to use." 

Other successful funding applicants from Hume under Round 7 include:


Camden Meals on Wheels - $15,000 - Renovation of office 

Bannister District Hall - $9,829 - Renovation of hall

Crookwell Uniting Church - $20,000 - Upgrade to bathroom facilities

Tarago Men’s Shed - $3,949 - Purchase of welding fume extractor

1st Cobbitty Scout Group - $4,000 - Purchase of sporting equipment

Australian Wildlife Foundation - $16,169 - Purchase of equipment

Narellan Men’s Shed - $13,500 - Installation of dust extraction system

Goulburn District Junior Stockmen Football Club - $10,000 - Upgrade of shed

Southern Tablelands Art Inc. - $7,388 - Gunning Railway Station art display

Goulburn Crookwell Heritage Railway - $11,715 - Upgrade of fencing and gates

Bundanoon Men’s Shed - $10,000 - Installation of dust extraction system

Menangle Men’s Shed - $2,899 - Purchase of portable toilet

Goulburn CWA Branch - $5,000 - Upgrade to kitchen


Federal funding grants of between $5,000 and $20,000 for small capital projects were available under Round 7 of the Stronger Communities Programme.