Local businesses get behind grants

NT Shade in Winnellie are one of the many local businesses benefiting from the government’s investment through the Immediate Work Grants.

Over 100 applications have been received from community and not-for-profit groups to take advantage of the $10 million in grants to upgrade their infrastructure. 

Fourteen applications have been approved with another 89 applications in the pipeline, which will start to roll out over the next month.

NT Shade have been awarded part of an extensive package of works for the Palmerston Rugby Union Club, and are awaiting the outcome of even more quotes for more work as part of the $10 million package.

For more information on the grants go to the Immediate Work Grants website

Owners of NT Shade standing in front of shade sails