Community clubs across Queensland were able to secure over $250k worth of funding to upgrade pitches, purchase equipment, build nets and upgrade lighting in the 99th round of the fund. 

The fund offers grants from $500 - $35,000 for not-for-profit community groups to enhance their capacity to provide services, leisure activities and opportunities for Queensland communities. 

The following clubs were successful. 

- Coorparoo Cricket Club: $31,373 for upgraded synthetic wickets

- Lockyer Valley Veterans Cricket: $29,040 to construct wickets

- Mudgeeraba Nerang and Districts CC: $29,460 to purchase a turf wicket roller

- North Bundaberg CC: $31,315 for a new bowling machine and other equipment

- South East Redbacks CC: $34,463 to upgrade nets

- Team Indigenous Corporation: $27,224 for cricket and IT equipment

- Wamuran Stanley River CC: $34,365 to upgrade outdoor cricket play area

- Wellington Point CC: $5,060 to upgrade net lighting

- Wolston Park Centenary CC: $34,392 to purchase a mower


Applications for the Gambling Community Benefit Fund round 101 are now open and close on May 31. Head to the QLD Government website to apply.