Sport

Secure your tickets to Ipswich sport's most prestigious night

THE finalists for this year's Ipswich Sports Awards have been announced with a full list available online.

Congratulations to all the nominations and in particular the finalists.

The nominations this year were of a high standard and we are excited to share in the sporting achievements of the people of Ipswich.

The winners will be announced at the 2017 Ipswich Sports Awards ceremony on Friday, October 20 starting at 6.30pm. The night will be held at the North Ipswich Reserve Corporate Centre and will include a sit-down meal and entertainment.

If you would like to join us in celebrating the sporting achievements of the city, tickets are available to purchase online.

Visit www.ipswich.qld. gov.au for a full list of finalists and information on how to purchase tickets.

Facilities funding

THE Female Facilities Program aims to assist sport and recreation organisations and local governments to develop functional and inclusive female change rooms and amenities that meet the current and future needs of sport and recreation participants.

Eligible projects must either be:

new or upgraded change room facility for female participants and/or officials;

new or upgraded amenities for female participants and/or officials;

safety requirements to support access and use by females parents' room/s.

Eligible organisations can apply for up to $500,000 (GST exclusive).

Applications are open and will close on December 1.

For more information, go to www.qld.gov.au/ recreation/sports/ funding

Grant assistance

REMEMBER that if your organisation is planning on applying for a grant an officer at Sport Ipswich may be able to help.

If you are thinking about applying for a grant get in touch with us via sportrecreation@ipswich.qld.gov.au to see how we can help you.

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