CELEBRATING STIRLING’S CULTURAL DIVERSITY

Harmony Day celebrated on March 21 gives the Stirling community the opportunity to come together, celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity and recognise local groups and individuals. Harmony Day promotes a sense of belonging for everyone and I’m pleased to see so many schools and local community groups celebrating again with some great events this year. In…

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Funding Opportunities Open for Stirling

Organisations in Stirling are now able to apply for funding to support projects that will improve community participation in our local area. Under Round 2 of the Commonwealth’s Stronger Communities Programme, grants of between $5000 and $20,000 are available for local government and incorporated not-for-profit organisations to fund small capital projects which will deliver social…

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Safer Streets for Stirling

Happy New Year to Stirling residents and I wish you all a very safe and prosperous 2016. Community safety is of extreme importance to me and continues to be this year. It is for this reason I am pleased to announce applications for Round 2 of the Safer Streets Programme open from now until February…

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Seeking Green Army Participants in Stirling

Green Army projects are underway in Stirling and I encourage young people between the ages of 17 – 24 who want to gain valuable skills; training and experience in environmental and conservation fields to register their interest. Some of the great projects to be rolled out soon include the Northern Metropolitan Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo Conservation…

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VOLUNTEER GRANTS OPEN

Stirling businesses and organisations utilising the services of volunteers are encouraged to apply for this year’s funding of Volunteer Grants 2015. The Australian Government has invested $20 million this year to recognise the valuable role of volunteers, and to encourage volunteering in the local community. Stirling volunteers participate in a diverse range of activities, including…

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CREATING SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTS

The Hamersley Habitat Community Food Garden is creating a safe, healthy and sustainable environment after transforming a neglected piece of public open space into a community food garden for local Stirling residents. The site is still in development but is already on its way to becoming a great community hub for residents, local schools and…

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CONGRATULATIONS YULUMA PRIMARY SCHOOL!

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Yuluma Primary School for winning one of the 2015 Anzac Day Schools Awards. Yuluma was this year’s winner in the Best Veteran and Community Involvement special category. Yuluma beat all the other schools from around Australia in this category, which is a huge achievement. During my…

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