Local sport and recreation clubs in Gippsland will share in close to $1 million of funding as part of the latest round of VicHealth’s Active Club Grants program.

Harriet Shing, Member for Eastern Victoria said the grants would help more people in across Gippsland become involved in local clubs and reap the health benefits of physical activity.

Through the Active Club Grants, clubs can apply for a grant of up to $3,000 for sports items and equipment, or a larger grant of up to $10,000 for core equipment that will help increase or maintain participation through their club.

Forty-seven clubs will receive in total more than $120,000 to purchase items including uniforms, safety and first aid equipment, ball, racquets, tents, stop watches and bats.

In the last 10 years alone, VicHealth has provided more than $14 million to thousands of Victorian organisations through Active Club Grants, providing more than one-million club members with access to safer and better equipped clubs.

For more information on VicHealth’s Active Club Grants, or to see the full list of local clubs that have received a grant in round two, please visit

Quotes attributable to Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing:

“We want to support all Gippslanders to move more and live healthier lives.  The Active Club Grants are a fantastic way to help everyone get involved.”

“Not only do the grants encourage more people to get involved, they help our local sporting clubs continue to play and compete.”

“The Active Club Grants help our football clubs, netball teams, and other sports throughout the region buy the equipment they need to play the sports they love.”


Organization Name      Grant Amount
Phillip Island Indoor Outdoor Soccer Association Inc.  $3,000.00
South Gippsland Bass Swimming Club    $2,555.00
Glen Alvie and district cricket club    $2,993.50
Lang Lang Bowling Club Inc.     $2,970.00
The Newhaven Yacht Squadron Inc.    $9,363.75
Phillip Island Football Club     $3,000.00
Pakenham Bowls Club      $3,000.00
Maffra Scout Group      $2,044.00
Bairnsdale Golf Bowls Club     $2,710.91
Glenaladale Cricket Club     $2,931.00
Orbost Bowls Club      $2,500.00
Bairnsdale Bowls Club       $2,890.00
Stratford Junior Football Club     $2,698.00
Cobblers Creek Pony Club Inc.     $2,973.30
Boisdale/Briagolong Football Netball Club   $2,226.00
Stratford Netball Club Inc.     $2,882.00
Buchan Football Netball Club     $2,449.00
Lakes Entrance Netball Association    $1,760.00
Lakes Entrance Croquet Club Inc.    $1,350.00
Sale Little Athletics Centre     $2,929.35
Foster Football Club      $2,520.00
Poowong Amateur Basketball Association    $982.00
Devon Welshpool Won Wron Woodside Football/Netball Club Inc. $3,000.00
Golden Beach Surf Life Saving Club    $2,821.00
Leongatha Basketball Association Inc.    $2,790.00
Venus Bay Surf Life Saving Club Inc.    $2,758.90
Sale Community Bowls Club Inc.     $2,511.50
Woodside & District Football Netball Club   $1,365.00
Sale Maffra Junior Badminton Association   $1,200.00
1st Churchill Scout Group     $1,500.00
Morwell Junior Football Club Inc.    $2,625.00
Tyers Soccer Club Inc.      $3,000.00
Churchill United Soccer Club     $2,393.00
Traralgon & Districts Pony Club Inc.     $3,000.00
Yallourn Golf Club Inc.      $2,988.68
Pax Hill Tennis Club      $2,767.00
1st Newborough Scout Group     $2,453.70
Churchill Tennis Club      $1,989.68
Latrobe Valley Yacht Club     $1,344.00
Gippsland Athletics Incorporated    $870.00
Trafalgar Bowls Club      $2,971.00
Gippsland Football Club Inc.     $3,000.00
Warragul Scout Group       $1,405.00
Neerim District Pony Club     $2,607.80
Nar Nar Goon Pony Club      $2,583.76
Drouin Croquet Club Inc.     $1,637.46
Longwarry Cricket Club      $1,860.00