Community Grants – Successful Applicants

The recipients of Roper Gulf Regional Council’s Community Grants are:

2016-17 Round Two Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association NT branch 2017 sports camp $3000
Ngukurr School Sustainable Garden to Table project $3000
Mataranka Tourism Working Group Stay, Play and Explore Mataranka and Surrounds project $3000
Minyerri Arts and Cultural Centre Young Makers project $2000
Ngukurr netball team Netball training and trip to Melbourne $2000
Never Never Festival Committee Stay, Play and Explore Mataranka and Surrounds project $1000
Big River Hawks Participation of girls’ team in under-18 NTFL competition $1000

2016-17 Round One Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Borroloola Amateur Race Club Upgrade spectator seating training activity $3000
Enterprise Learning Centre Assistance with the provision of business workshops in Numbulwar $3000
Borroloola FERGS Assistance with the fit out of change area facilities $3000
Mataranka Local Authority Assistance with the purchase and installation of playground equipment $3000
Numbulwar School Building of garden, plants and materials $1500

2015-16 Round Three Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Jilkminggan School Pathways to employment – Hospitality. Assisting with the purchase of catering equipment for students $2945.57
Ngukurr Arts Aboriginal Corporation Ngukurr Sculpture Project $3000

2015-16 Round Two Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Katherine Indigenous Cricket Club Regional Indigenous Cricket Tour 2016 $3000
Mataranka Fishing, Sporting and Recreation Club Mataranka 2016 Australia Day Celebrations $1000
 Mataranka School  Making the School Visible $1000
 Numbulwar Football Club  Youth Footy Team Guernseys $2640
 Sport and Recreation Numbulwar (RGRC)  Youth Basketball Comp Trip $3000

2015-16 Round One Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Enterprise Learning Projects (ELP)  Salary for Arts Facilitator for 84 houses to build a system for storing and conserving language resources so that they can be used well in the future $1500
Barunga School Jawoyn Junior Guides Bike Tours – purchase mountain bikes and bike maintenance equipment for a bike tour at the Barunga festival $3000
 Wugularr School Playground – redesign & shade $1500
 Big River Hawks Football Club Big River Hawks Football Club travel to and from Darwin $2000
Katherine Isolated Children’s Service (KICS) Library bags, badges & other resources – purchase reusable calico library bags and purchase 2 badge making machines for playgroups $3000
 Katherine Region School Sports NT Replacing existing playing strips – new football (soccer) uniforms with new logo $2211
Motor Vehicle Enthusiast Club Katherine Annual Toy Run $1000

2014-15 Round Three Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Katherine Indigenous Cricket Team  Regional Indigenous Cricket Tour – for five RGRC Community Members to travel to Thailand for competitive cricket $3000
 Mataranka Local Authority  Mataranka ANZAC Day Celebrations – provide a community breakfast and lunch and support the ‘Rusty Bugles’ play $3000
 Barunga School  To purchase an electronic drum kit for the Barunga High School’s music production team $2672.85
 Mataranka School Council  Mataranka’s ‘Back to the Never Never Festival’ – assisting with arts and music costs $3000
 Borroloola Amatuer Race Club Fencing of disco and tank/bore area $3000

 2014-15 Round Two Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Michael Lewis Costs associated with Michael Lewis attending the 2014 Australian Junior Squash Championships in Perth $500
Nicole Lorimer Kiana Station After School Sport Initiative, purchase of tennis equipment $1000
Ngukurr Kangaroos Football Club The purchase of New Jerseys, & sell & buy t-shirts, hats and water bottles with our logo $3000
NT Writers Centre – The estate of the late John Andrew McMillan Renovation and rejuvenation of Lot 58 Larrimah NT – for plumbing the building upstairs and the laundry downstairs $3000
AFL NT Big River Hawks Football Club Travel to and from Darwin; costs including fuel, food and drinks for the players $3000
Spur & Anvil Trading Co PTY Ltd Spur and Anvil Kids Training Project – require equipment for safe and well managed training ground for local community children to develop horsemanship and cattleman skills $3000

2014-15 Round One Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Borroloola and Gulf Show Society Exhibitor fridge replacement $3000
Mataranka School Mataranka school beautification project $2000
Wugularr (Beswick) School Garden project $2000
Dingilina Homeland Getting young men and women out on Country to learn bush skills from my fathers and grandfathers $3000
Yugual Mangi Development Aboriginal Corporation Darlala Motel Bush Medicine & Bush Garden Project Ngukurr $3000
Numbulwar School Numburindi Arts Shipping Container $3000
Jilkminggan School School excursion $2000

2013-14 Round Two Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Artback NT Borroloola Community Markets $3000
Red Flag Dancers Uniforms ect. $3000
Daly Waters Rodeo and Campdraft Association Repair rodeo chutes $2000
Mataranka Sporting, Fishing and Recreation Club Australia Day 2014 $1000
Daly Waters Rodeo and Campdraft Association Tennis courts lights $3000
AFL Northern Territory U18 Big River Hawks travel $3000
Banatjarl Strongbala Wumin Group Meeting room equipment $3000
Roper Gulf Regional Council Bulman School Holiday Events $1787.20
Roper Gulf Regional Council Barunga School Holiday Events $1787.20
Roper Gulf Regional Council Manyallaluk School Holiday Events $1787.20
Roper Gulf Regional Council Jilkminggan School Holiday Events $1787.20
Roper Gulf Regional Council Beswick School Holiday Events $1787.20

2013-14 Round One Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
St Joseph’s Catholic College Us mob big day out $1500
Numbulwar School Sand2Snow trip $3000
Mataranka Sporting, Fishing and Recreation Club Start up expenses $3000
Borroloola Amateur Race Club Seating at show ground $1500
Katherine Regional Arts Ngukurr artist junk sculpture workshops $1500
AFL Northern Territory Sponsorship Big River Hawks $1500
Roper Gulf Regional Council Beswick Bears Football Club transport $2486.40
Roper Gulf Regional Council Jilkminggan Blues Football Club transport $2900.80
Roper Gulf Regional Council Arnhem Crows Football Club transport $1657.60
Roper Gulf Regional Council Ngukurr Bulldogs Football Club transport $2930.40
AFL Northern Territory U16 Big River Hawks $3000

2012-13 Round Two Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Katherine Region Group Schools Barunga medicine garden $3000
Mataranka Magic Netball Training Skills Camp Darwin U15 & U13 $1000
Katherine Region Group Schools Manyallaluk Cultural Knowledge for Children Program $3000
Daly Waters Progress Association Annual Easter Rodeo $3000
Mataranka Bushmans Carnival New Years Eve Fun Gymkhana $3000
Isolated Children’s Parents Association Katherine Branch NT ICPA State Conference $3000
Katherine Country Music Muster 2013 Katherine Country Music Muster $1000
Jawoyn association Aboriginal Corporation Marketing for Barunga Festival 2013 $3000

2012-13 Round One Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
National Trust of Australia NT Fencing of old Police Station Museum in Borroloola $3000
Mataranka Magic Netball U12 & U13 to netball in Katherine in Term 2 & 3 2013 $1000
Katherine Region Group Schools Wugularr School & Community Garden $3000
Mataranka Better Half Club 2013 Never Never Festival $1500
Golden Glow Nursing Service Katherine Wheel-chair lifter for Golden Glow troop carrier $2000
World Fire Fighters Silver Support $2000
Ngukurr Arts Centre Ngukurr Community Arts/Culture Camp $3000
AFL Northern Territory U16 competition $3000
Katherine Regional Arts Barunga Festival Screen Printing Project 2013 $2600
Mataranka School Water tank $3000

2011-12 Round Three Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Jake Frith Canberra Excursion $500
Lanie Cowley Canberra Excursion $500
Marnie Cowley Canberra Excursion $500
Katherine Region Group Schools Bulman School Canberra Camp $1500
Industry Mystery Links Australia Beswick Forgiveness Week in Beswick $1000
Wakakirri Outback Festival Wakakirri Outback Festival in Barunga 20-24 August 2014 $940
Mungoorbada Aboriginal Corp. Robinson River Tigers to travel to Barunga Festival 2012 $1500
Ngukurr Arts Aboriginal Co. Art component of Ngukurr Festival 2014 $940
Walamun Aboriginal Corp. Outdoor movie package $1000
Borroloola Amateur Race Club Refreshment area relocation $1500
Katherine School of the Air Vietnam Excursion – Ryan Harrison $500
Eva Valley Cats Uniform, fuel & team supplies $1000
Mataranka Magic Netball Fuel, netball equipment & uniforms for Term 2 & 3 2013 $1000
Mabunji Aboriginal Resource Association Inc Prizes & trophies for NAIDOC Week 2012 $1500
Katherine Region Group Schools Manyallaluk Garden $1000
Katherine School of the Air Vietnam Excursion – Justine Hunter $500
Katherine School of the Air Vietnam Excursion – Margaret Willika $500
Katherine School of the Air Vietnam Excursion – Carlisa Willika $500
Katherine School of the Air Vietnam Excursion – Baylee walters $500
Katherine School of the Air Vietnam Excursion – Echo Martin $500
Catholic Care NT Art & Craft for family Coping Program in Barunga August 2012 $500

2011-12 Round Two Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Mataranka School Council Assist with costs to purchase new tables for the outdoor eating area $3000
Mataranka Never Never Festival Assist with costs associated with the 2012 Mataranka Never Never Festival $3000
Softball NT Assist with costs for Shawnee Anderson, Sheyanne Anderson and Shona Anderson to participate in the Australia Day under 19s Canberra Netball Carnival $3000
Alawa Aboriginal Corporation Assist with costs to provide sporting equipment for sport and recreation activities in Minyerri over the Christmas period $3000
Daly Waters Progress Association Assist with costs towards the hall amenities upgrade $3000
Big River Hawks Football Club Assist with costs for the home game 21 Jan 12 at Nitmiluk Oval $3000
Jody Hocking Assist with costs to contribute financially to the Australia Day breakfast and purchase prizes in Mataranka $1000
Leanne Spencer Assist with costs to contribute financially to the ANZAC day Service breakfast and lunch in Mataranka $1000

2011-12 Round One Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
King Ash Bay Fishing Club Assist with costs to provide disabled access around the amenity building at King Ash Bay Fishing Club $2240
Roper River Landcare Group Assist with costs involved with the purchase of a crocodile trap to be placed in the Roper River downstream of Jilkminggan and Elsey Station $3000
Beswick Bears Football Club Assist with costs to purchase trophies and catering for the Beswick Football Presentation 2011 Awards Ceremony $3000

2010-11 Round Three Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Mataranka Fishing Club Assist with purchase of materials and/or equipment to use as prizes for the 2011 Mataranka Barra Bash $2000
Arnhem Crows Football Club Assist with costs involved with participation  in AFL competitions in Katherine and Darwin $2000
Borroloola Youth Voice Committee Assist with purchase of stationery and catering for monthly meeting $2000
Numbulwar Youth Voice Committee Assist with purchase of stationery and catering for monthly meeting $2000
Ngukurr Youth Voice Committee Assist with purchase of stationery and catering for monthly meeting $2000
Jessika Bradley Assist with costs to attend National School Sport U16 Girls AFL Championships in Canberra $1000
Jess Sullivan Assist with costs to attend National School Sport U16 Girls AFL Championships in Canberra $1000
Mungoobarda Aboriginal Corporation Assist with costs involved with participation in the Softball Competition at the Barunga Festival in June 2011 $3000
Borroloola Amateur Race Club Assist with the purchase of fencing materials to continue on with project to upgrade grounds $2000
Ngukurr Language Centre Assist with purchase and update of crucial equipment to re-establish Ngukurr Language Centre $2500

2010-11 Round Two Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Mataranka Better Half Club Assist with catering for Mataranka Social activities (i.e. Territory Day and Roper Gulf Shire Council’s 3rd Birthday) $500
Merren Williams Assist with Family Fun Day in Mataranka on Australia Day 2011 $500
Big River Football Club Assist with providing the playing group with a meal before and after each game $3000
Katherine Regional Arts Assist with funding Bulman Community Festival in June/July 2011 $500
Mabunji Aboriginal Resources Association Assist with producing a DVD about the opening of the Borroloola Bridge $500
Isolated Childrens parent Association Assist with the hosting of the association’s National Conference 2011 $3000
Borroloola Amateur Race Club Assist with partially funding materials towards a boundary fence replacement $3000
Mataranka Netball Assist with transport costs for teams $1000
Mataranka School Council Assist with purchases of a grand stand for multi-purpose covered area $1000
Black Cockatoo Band Assist with replacing and upgrading musical instruments for local indigenous bank in Jilkminggan $1000
Beswick Bears Football Club Assist with costs of trophies and awards for champion team $500

2010-11 Round One Community Grants

Organisation Project Amount
Katherine High School To support an incentive program to increase attendance and achievement by Indigenous students in Senior School $3000
Mataranka Better Half Club To buy a public address system for the Community Hall and Chapel $2500
Maryanne Lewis To support Bradley Lewis to represent the NT as a boundary umpire in the Australian AFL U15s Combined Championships in Perth $500