Round Three uncovers more ‘Local Heroes’ in Nanango

Member for Nanango, Deb Frecklington has announced the successful applicants in the third round of her ‘Local Hero’ Grant program.

Mrs Frecklington said there had been some great entries and thanked everyone who had applied.

“I would like to pass on my personal congratulations to the groups and individuals who will receive one of my Local Hero grants and these include the Kingaroy SES, the Crows Nest Girls Brigade, Luke Beutel of Blackbutt and Amanda Mills of Kilcoy,” Mrs Frecklington said.

“The grants will assist both Luke and Amanda to attend sporting events during September. Luke is heading off to the Soccer National Youth Championships in Coffs Harbour and Amanda will represent Queensland in the National Mounted Games in Toowoomba.

“The Kingaroy SES will put their funds towards the purchase of a new banner and the Crows Nest Girls Brigade are buying their members new bucket hats.

“These are small, but meaningful grants designed to recognise and reward our quiet achievers.

Round 4 of Deb’s Local Hero Grants will close on 30 November to be announced before Christmas. Head to Deb’s website at for details of how to apply.

Above: Deb’s Local Hero Grant will help Luke Beutel of Blackbutt travel to the Soccer National Youth Championships in Coffs Harbour.

Below: Member for Nanango, Deb Frecklington, presenting Mr Peter Verbakel (left) and Mr Graeme Beard from Kingaroy SES with their Local Hero Grant.



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