Council giving money to keep over 600 community groups going

In this year's budget, Mackay Region Council has allocated $1.2 million to provide grants of up to $5,000 to not for profit clubs, groups and other organisations to help pay bills and keep them operational

I spoke to Mayor Greg Williamson on 4MK today

Press the audio button to find out how to get grant money for your club now.

The grants run out tomorrow but will be extended so if your club isn't aware of these grants because you haven't needed to meet, get onto Council's website ( and get your application in now!

Greg Williamson and me