David Littlerpoud MP David Littlerpoud

New shed coming to Maryvale Railway Reserve

June 28, 2021

Maranoa MP David Littleproud today announced the Maryvale Progress Association will make use of a $19,999 Federal Government grant to build a shed for the newly formed Men’s Shed.

“I’m a firm believer in bringing people together and improving community services across Maranoa because it has a positive flow-on effect on our quality of life and how we support each other,” Mr Littleproud said.

“The Maryvale Progress Association’s vision to create a shed for community use reflects this, and I’m proud to secure $19,999 for this project.

“This funding will support the Maryvale Progress Association to construct shed on the Maryvale Railway Reserve to house community and gardening equipment and provide a meeting place for the newly formed Maryvale Men’s Shed.

“A Men’s Shed is a valuable resource in any community as they provide practical and social benefits for members and the broader community, while also supporting men of all ages to learn new skills and make new friends.

“The project will improve local community participation and contribute to creating a vibrant, viable community at Maryvale.

“Regional communities are the heart of this country and I want to make sure that small capital projects are funded and the community gets exactly what it needs.”

Round 6 of the Stronger Communities Programme has seen $150,000 in Federal Government funding made available to Maranoa community groups. 14 projects were funded in this round.

Project grants range from $2500 to $20,000 to help bolster rural communities.