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2022 Grants 

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The Stanthorpe Agricultural Society would like to thank the Australian Government and Southern Downs Regional Council for $20,000.00 (excl. GST) provided under the Australian Government's Drought Communities Program. This program aims to provide financial assistance to local not-for-profit organisations that have been impacted by drought.

 

This funding was instrumental in progressing a drainage upgrade project involving Stockman's Arena at Stanthorpe Showgrounds.

Past grants 

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The Stanthorpe Agricultural Society wishes to thank the Stanthorpe RSL for their generous sponsorship of Society activities including the annual Stanthorpe Show, Stanthorpe rodeo and sheep dog trials through their 2021/2022 annual community sponsorship program

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The Stanthorpe Agricultural Society would like to thank the Queensland Government, Australian Government and Southern Downs Regional Council for $6,725.00 (excl. GST) provided under the 2022 Local Events Funding Program Rd1. This program is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland Governments as a component of the 2019 Queensland Bushfires Community Recovery Package under Category C of the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.

This program will secure and develop a strong calendar of destination events that align and respond to the strategic priority “Facilitate and develop quality products, events and experiences” in Council’s “Tourism Strategy 2017-2020” which underpins “Southern Downs Regional Council Economic Development Strategy 2017-2020”.

This funding will be used to support the 2022 Stanthorpe Agricultural Show. 

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The Stanthorpe Agricultural Society wishes to thank the Queensland Government for their annual show grant under the 2021-2022 Show Societies Grants Program. The aim of this program is to provide financial support to the Show Societies and affiliated Organisations throughout Queensland to conduct annual agricultural shows, delivering cultural, social and economic stimulus to local communities.

Through this program the Society received $15,985 (excl. GST) and these funds are directed towards the 2022 Stanthorpe Agricultural Show. 

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The Stanthorpe Agricultural Society wishes to thank the Commonwealth Bank (Stanthorpe branch) for their generous sponsorship of $500 towards the shearer's stove upgrade project. 

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The Stanthorpe Agricultural Society wishes to thank the Australian Government and the Foundation for Rural Regional Renewal for a grant of $50,000.00 funded under the Future Drought Fund's Networks to Build Drought Resilience program. 

The Future Drought Fund  is a long-term Australian Government investment fund established under the Future Drought Fund Act 2019 and provides a sustainable source of funding to help Australian farmers and communities become more prepared for, and resilient to, the impacts of drought. 

​The funds received through this program will see the installation of an LED sign at Stanthorpe Showgrounds. This project will support community infrastructure improvements to the Stanthorpe Showgrounds that will increase community usage of the venue to foster connectedness, improve wellbeing and increase knowledge sharing, by engaging sections of the population that are not able to access key community information in other means.