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Resourceful Australian Indian Network – Cbp Grant Funding

Hansard ID: HANSARD-1323879322-131614

Hansard session: Fifty-Eighth Parliament, First Session (58-1)

Resourceful Australian Indian Network – Cbp Grant Funding

Mr MARK COURE (Oatley)

—I rise to congratulate the Resourceful Australian Indian Network (or RAIN), who recently received funding under the Community Building Partnership grant program. I was pleased to announce the funding last year after working so closely with RAIN over the last few years. They are one of the hardest working community groups I know, and I am so proud of the work they have achieved over the last couple of years. The new funding will allow RAIN to out-fit a brand-new community kitchen with new cooking facilities, equipment, tables, wash-basins and many other amenities, which was certainly much-needed. There is a huge multicultural community in the Oatley Electorate, and this funding will ensure RAIN can share their love of cooking and community with even more locals. Local community groups are the heart and soul of Oatley and help to make our area a safe, vibrant and comfortable place to live for Multicultural communities. I'd like to thank the entire team at RAIN, who all continue to work incredibly hard for the local Indian community. I look forward to working closely alongside them into the future.