THE NSW Australian Football Historical Society based at Towradgi has recieved $3,600 for an improved website featuring an extensive digitised collection.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Andrew Gee today announced 22 historical societies and community organisations across NSW will receive funds totalling $40,500 for local history projects.
The Illawarra Historical Society also is to recieve $2,600 for an historical publication focusing on the Illawarra’s courts and legal system. Also recieving funding of $2,100 is the Australian Golf Heritage Society, based at Bulli, for an oral history of women’s golf in NSW.
“The NSW Government is proud to support projects that help all people, particularly younger generations, gain greater insight into our local and national history,” Mr Gee said.
“These grants will help historical societies and community organisations to undertake projects exploring the rich histories of their local areas.
“This funding injection is part of the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government’s commitment to increasing opportunities for participation in arts and cultural activities in local communities,” Mr Gee said.