Successful Applicants for Community Grants 2023-24 Round 2

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Roper Gulf Regional Council announces the successful applicants for the Community Grants program 2023-2024 round 2 totalling $43,200.  

These grants aim to support local schools, organisations, and community groups in celebrating history, culture, and providing travel experiences for school children.

This is the second round of grants in the 2023/34 financial year, with Council continuing to help local communities succeed by supporting initiatives that enhance educational opportunities, cultural programs, and community events. 

The successful applicants and their projects for this round are as follows:



Grant Amount (Excl.GST)

Ngukurr SchoolMelbourne Excursion


National Trust of Australia (NT) Gulf BranchBorroloola History Book (Ed. 3) Publication


Roper River Landcare Group Inc.To undertake information and training session at the Never Never Festival


Mataranka SchoolDarwin Excursion


Borroloola Amateur Race ClubSponsorship of the Borroloola Bushman Carnival 2024


Mimal Land Management Aboriginal CorporationSupporting 5 indigenous women to attend the 2024 Strong Women for Healthy Country Forum


Barunga SchoolTo support Cultural Program


Ciculanation Ltd (Behalf of Urapanga Aboriginal Corporation)Naidoc Week 2024


Mataranka Fishing Sporting and Recreation ClubTerritory Day Firework 2024



Roper Gulf Regional Council is committed to promoting community spirit, preserving history, and supporting educational endeavours. 

David Hurst, Acting CEO of Roper Gulf Regional Council, ‘It's incredibly rewarding to see our communities making the most of the Community Grants.’  

‘These projects not only bring benefits to individuals but also help to strengthen our entire region.’ 

‘We are proud to support such a wide range of initiatives that celebrate our heritage and provide valuable experiences for our youth.’

Council congratulates all the successful applicants and look forward to seeing the positive impact these projects will have across the region.




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Media Contact:

Molly BLAND | Programs Communications Officer | 0438 909 159