$50,000 boost for Fund My Idea Yorke, Pirie and Mid North Country Cabinet projects
Three projects in the Yorke Peninsula, Port Pirie and Mid North regions will share in $50,000 State Government funding as part of the public-voted Fund My Idea program.
Fund My Idea is a grant program delivered as part of the State Government’s Country Cabinet initiative, which saw Cabinet Ministers and Department Chief Executives visit the Port Pirie, Yorke and Mid North region in April.
Fund My Idea gives the community the chance to submit and vote on projects that will benefit their region. Up to $50,000 of funding is provided by the Government for each round.
The ideas were published on the YourSAy website and over a three-week period the community voted on how they felt the money should be spent.
The following local ideas will receive funding:
- $13,950 for Trails for Everyone – to provide an all-terrain wheelchair to enable disabled people to explore otherwise inaccessible trails in the Flinders Ranges The grant will be used to purchase and modify the wheelchair and train people to assist with wheeling.
- $30,000 for Kadina Water Tower Memoirs – murals depicting famous Kadina identities will be painted on the local water tower creating a new tourism attraction for the region.
- $6,050 for Tumble and Bounce Yorke Peninsula Style – equipment will be purchased to facilitate the safe teaching of tumbling and acrobatic skills, as well as enabling Active for Life Movement Classes for over 50s.