ANZAC Day Commemoration Fund Grants focus on regional and digital projects
Sixteen community groups across South Australia have secured funding for a variety of engaging projects as part of the 2020-21 Anzac Day Commemoration Fund Grant program.
Successful grants totalling almost $73,000 were awarded for projects during the latest round. Projects funded include the creation of signs and storyboards, a digital interactive kiosk, an art mural and more.
The annual state government grant program is managed under the Anzac Day Commemoration Act 2005 and administered through Veterans SA.
|Port Pirie RSL Sub Branch||Memorials Signage & Storyboards||Establishment of signs & storyboards with QR codes to link Port Pirie memorials on Places of Pride homepage.||$2,933.00|
|Cradock Heritage Group||Signage – WWI & WWII Military History of Cradock District||Provision of information sign in Cradock Memorial Garden shelter with history of Cradock District wartime enlistees and relevant theatres of war.||$8,755.00|
|Mylor History Group||Rejuvenation of WWI Avenue of Honour Mylor||Placement of plaques & interpretive signage on Avenue of Honour commemorating Mylor men who served||$3,500.00|
|Macclesfield RSL Sub Branch||Macclesfield ANZAC History Kiosk||Establishment of digital kiosk with links to Virtual War Memorial website for presentation & interaction of SA Anzac history to Macclesfield visitors||$2,082.00|
|Mt Barker RSL Sub Branch||WWI Sculpture for Avenue of Honour||Powder coating of laser cut-outs of soldiers in Keith Stephenson Park, Mt Barker to honour those killed in WWI.||$399.00|
|Royal Australian Air Force (SA Division) Inc||Printing of South Australian Eagles Booklet||Production of digital version of ‘SA Eagles’ by GPCAPT Weller – history of SA RAAF service as part of 2021 RAAF Centenary||$2,750.00|
|South Australian Aviation Museum||RAAF 2021 Centenary Display||Production & display of scale models representing RAAF aircraft historically based in SA||$1,000.00|
|Defence Shed Port Adelaide||Workshop Improvements||Updating of tools & safety equipment||$6,000.00|
|National Servicemen’s Association SA Branch||Memorial identification sign||Design & construction of signage for memorial gardens and walkway||$5,000.00|
|Prospect Local History Group||WWII Prospect Panels||Installation of final panel of WWII honour board commemorating 3,340 local Prospect men and women who served.||$3,415.45|
|Golden Grove High School||Defence Mural – Golden Grove High School||Installation of mural in school quadrangle to highlight strong connection to Defence families.||$5,000.00|
|Vietnam Veterans Federation/RSL SA/Vietnam Veterans Association||Veterans’ Oral History Project – Stage 5||Recording of oral histories of servicemen & women who served in peacekeeping and peacemaking duties.||$3,600.00|
|Clarendon Historic Hall Ltd||Anzac Day Projection||Purchase of a projector to display a light memorial onto the Clarendon Historic Hall in the week leading up to Anzac Day.||$9,998.00|
|Waikerie RSL Sub Branch||Digital Honour Roll||Provision of computer hardware to publish information displayed in the museum for general access by the wider community.||$1,923.00|
|Barossa Light Horse Historical Assoc Inc||Boer War Mounted Equipment Memorial Troop||Outfit a section of four mounted troopers in the uniform of the SA Mounted Rifles for attendance at regular South African War memorial events.||$3,260.00|
|District Council of Karoonda East Murray||At the Going Down of the Sun – digital storytelling||Development of a creative digital story to be projected onto silo exhibition space leading up to Anzac Day.||$13,382.00|