Theatre groups, churches, RSL among winners in community funds bids

Funding recipients Chothip Sonachoti, Mali Burns, Cobie Van Ryswyk, Jane Bradley and Shae Blake. d396615
Funding recipients Chothip Sonachoti, Mali Burns, Cobie Van Ryswyk, Jane Bradley and Shae Blake. d396615

At the April 30 meeting, Wanneroo City Council approved an application for $1780 from Atlantis Productions for its Hobbits Hidden Years stage and screen production in August.

The council also approved almost $37,000 in hallmark funding over the next three years, including $2700 annually for the Royal Australia Air Force Association to hold Anzac and Remembrance Day services from 2014 to 2016.

Under the same funding plan, the Yanchep Two Rocks Returned Services League sub-branch will receive $5150 annually for its various services, while the Quinns Rocks RSL sub-branch will receive $5000 for its 2013 Vietnam Veterans Day and Remembrance Day events. Councillors approved Brighton Estate Residents Association’s applications for almost $2700 annually over three years for Australia Day celebrations and almost $3000 for its Celebration Day this November.

It also approved $1755 annually from 2014 to 2016 for Australia Day events run by the Yanchep Two Rocks Recreation Association.

Two churches, Whitford Church and Dream Life International, and Quinns Beach Primary School’s P and C will have $2500, $1500 and $1000 for their respective Christmas carols this year.

I60 Community Services will get $500 for its Man up, rites of passage program in December.

All approvals are conditional to public liability and paperwork requirements.

The council deferred a request for more than $2000 from the Rotary Club of Mindarie to the October round of funding.