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Oatley to benefit from Seniors Week Grants

Member for Oatley Mark Coure has welcomed funding of $4,500 to help stage NSW Seniors Week events and activities in the electorate.

The NSW Government has allocated more than $188,000 in grants to communities across the State to recognise the outstanding contributions seniors make in the lives of their families and neighbourhoods.

Funding has been confirmed for the following:

Name of organisation

Project title

Amount funded

Hurstville Discovery Writers Group

My Unwritten Story - An Afternoon Of Memorabilia


Club Central Hurstville

Lifestyle Seminars


Lions Club Of Oatley Inc

Music In The Park


Hurstville City Council, Museum & Gallery

Lifelong Learning @ LMG: Seniors Week 2012


Resourceful Australian Indian Network Inc.

Rain Peace And Harmony Project


St George Division Of General Practice Inc.

St George Men's Shed


Hurstville City Council

2012 Seniors Week Photographic Competition & Exhibition


“Seniors make a tremendous contribution to our community through volunteering, mentoring and other activities, and Seniors Week is a great opportunity to recognise the outstanding work they do,” Mr Coure said.

“I congratulate the successful applicants for Seniors Week grants, and wish them every success with their events.”

NSW Seniors Week events will be held from 18 to 25 March 2012. For more information visit: