Newcastle – AGL community support recipients

A diverse range of organisations across the region will receive funding from the latest round of AGL’s Local Community Investment Program.

Soldiers Point Tennis Club will be able to offer free fun and entertainment at their Family Tennis Day. Mental health counselling service Caring for our Port Stephens Youth (COPSY) has receivd a grant supporting their free mental health sessions for youthFunding also goes to the Tomaree Neighbourhood Centre for an early sensory intervention program for kids with autism. Fifteen children, aged 2-5 years, and their families will benefit.

Tomaree Museum Association Inc. will use their grant to run an art contest and offer prize money. Artists and photographers watch out: historical and maritime themes captured in the Port Stephens area will qualify for entry.

Finally, Hunter Botanic Gardens will receive support to refurbish a large themed garden. Iconic Australian grevilleas will be the stars of the show.
Beyond their Community Investment Program, AGL also have Bushfire and COVID-19 Relief Funds.

“We’re very proud of being able to contribute to local initiatives that benefit our community.” says Kourosh Maleklou, Asset Manager for AGL’s Newcastle Gas Storage Facility.

“Our Grants Program has been running since 2018, generating broad interest from community groups in the area, and we’re glad to participate in their events, projects and programs.”