Roper Gulf Regional Council Announces Successful Community Grants for Round 1, 2023-2024

Borroloola School Children

Roper Gulf Regional Council is delighted to announce the recipients of the successful community grants for Round 1 of the 2023-2024 grant cycle totalling an amount of $25,906.10.

These grants, a testament to Council’s commitment to fostering community well-being and development, will empower several organisations and individuals to bring positive change to our region.

Roper Gulf Regional Council believes in the transformative power of community projects, and these initiatives will undoubtedly have a meaningful impact on the lives of our residents.


The successful grant recipients are:


Project Details

Grant Amount


Borroloola School

To replace post padding for the basketball court / assembly area.



Borroloola School

To purchase sports equipment for sports new to the students.



Robinson River School

To host a sports workshop with High Cal Sports NT.



Mataranka School FaFT

To assist families to attend the annual minicamp visit to Darwin for 3 nights.



Numbulwar School FaFT

To take families out of the community to Mataranka and Katherine to participate in community events.



Jasmine Philips

To host a Halloween Community Event in Mataranka for all local children.







These projects were chosen for their potential to enrich the lives of residents in our region, from improving safety to providing opportunities for education and community engagement.

Marc Gardner, Chief Executive Officer of Roper Gulf Regional Council, expressed his enthusiasm for the positive changes these grants will bring, "We are thrilled to support these initiatives that will have a lasting impact on our community.”

“These projects not only enhance the quality of life for our residents but also strengthen the bonds that hold our communities together."

“It’s also interesting to note that Council’s funding is so supportive of a range of school activities for the betterment of children in the region” Mr Gardner Said  

Roper Gulf Regional Council is committed to empowering local communities and fostering growth through initiatives shown by community members and organisations.


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Molly PLESE | Programs Communications Officer | 0438 909 159