19 September, 2016
Recently I was pleased to announce Government funding for essential advocacy and welfare
services for veterans, serving members and their families, war widows and widowers in Dickson.
The funding from the Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants program would provide more than $30,000 to ex-service organisations in Dickson. The money will allow the organisations to continue providing help and advice to the veteran community.
The Samford RSL Sub-Branch, The Vietnam Veterans Brisbane North Branch and the Pine
Rivers District RSL Sub-Branch will all receive funding through the BEST Grants allowing them to continuing supporting our local veterans and their families.
Our local ex-service organisations are making a real difference in the lives of veterans and ADF personnel by providing essential services from a trusted source. This money will help fund salaries for trained advocates and pension staff, essential office supplies, computer equipment, internet access and other administrative needs.