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Somerset groups successful with Community Benefit Fund grants

11th August 2021

Member for Nanango, Deb Frecklington has congratulated five Somerset community groups who have been successful in Round 109 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) grants.

Mrs Frecklington said nearly $120,000 will be shared amongst the groups for community projects, infrastructure upgrades and equipment.

“I would like to congratulate these hard working clubs and the volunteers who put their time into securing these worthwhile projects that will greatly benefit our community,” she said.

The successful Somerset groups in Round 109 of the GCBF include:

  • Kilcoy District Football Club – to purchase a scoreboard and timeclock
  • Mt Stanley Muster Inc – to purchase a generator and install underground power
  • Hazeldean Rural Fire Brigade – to build a retaining wall and driveway
  • Anglican Parish of Kilcoy – to upgrade the building and install solar
  • Toogoolawah and District Progress Assoc – to purchase a portable canteen

“I encourage all local groups, however big or small, to consider applying for a Gambling Community Benefit Fund Grant to help achieve their goals,” Deb said.

There are five rounds each financial year, with the next round closing 31 October 2021. For more information give my office or call on 4190 7100, or head to