Gladstone Region clubs to play on with Kickstart grants

Gladstone Region clubs to play on with Kickstart grants

16 local clubs have received $2000 grants to help support play and activity as part of the State Government’s Active Club Kickstart Program.

Clubs including Port City Pirates and Gladstone Kart Club will use the funds for everything from equipment to operational expenses such as electricity bills or grounds maintenance.

Member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher said sport is “an important part of life for families in the Gladstone Region, with clubs being the heart and soul of our community”.

“As a lover of all sports myself, I am so pleased to assist such a wide range of activities which will energise families to get involved and get active,” he said.

“This investment strengthens the capability of our local clubs and volunteers so they can provide the best possible experience for their members.”

Under Round 2 of the COVID safe Active Clubs Kickstart Program 900 sport and active recreation organisations received $1.8 million in funding to encourage Queenslanders to return to play.


Clubs supported locally include:

  • Boyne Tannum Swim Club
  • Gladstone Calliope Equestrian Group
  • Gladstone Harbour City BMX Club
  • BITS Saints Australian Rules FC
  • Tannum Sands Rugby League
  • Gladstone Tennis & Squash Association