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From 2014 to 2018 Australia will commemorate the ANZAC Centenary, observing 100 years sinceAustralia’s involvement in the First World War.
The Queensland Government is offering grants to not-for-profit organisations through the ANZAC Centenary grants program, with round two of the grants program now open.
Mayor Jenny Whitney said the ANZAC Centenary grants program aims to assist and encourageQueenslanders to commemorate the service and sacrifice of men and women during the FirstWorld War.
“Throughout the Centenary grants of up to $80,000 are available for community projects, including commemorative events, exhibitions, research, community education activities, the restoration or enhancement of memorials and more,” she said.
“Millions of people will commemorate the ANZAC Centenary in places of special importance, and in a way that is meaningful to them.
“This grant provides an opportunity for local communities to plan their own commemorations torecognise the service men and women who served.”
Online applications for Round Two close at 4pm (AEST) on Tuesday 12 August. Successfulapplicants will be announced in November 2014. Additional funding will be available in futurerounds.
For details on eligibility and how to apply, got to www.qld.gov.au/anzac100
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