City receives Lotterywest funding for 2019 events season

Media Release 9 January 2019
Australia Day

The City of South Perth is pleased to announce it has successfully secured funding from Lotterywest towards its 2019 program of events.  

The $295,000 Community Events grant will contribute to facilitating events, arts and cultural activities including the 2019 Australia Day Celebration Zone ($275,000) and the City's 2019 Arts, Events and Cultural Program ($20,000).

The 2019 South Perth Australia Day Celebration Zone features multiple event areas with 100 free activities suitable for toddlers through to adults. New this year is the Stunt Jump, Basket Connect 4, Airbrush Tattoos and the Big Wedgie Water Slides plus lots more!

It is anticipated that over 180,000 people from all different walks of life will participate, interact and experience the City’s events and activities taking place from November 2018 through until April 2019.
Grants from Lotterywest under this program bring communities together to celebrate who they are and what they value, through events like festivals, fairs and awareness days.

Look out for the City’s Arts, Events & Culture calendar or visit the City’s website for more information.  

Lotterywest grant

The Hon. Kate Esther Doust MLC (right) presenting the City of South Perth Mayor Sue Doherty (left) with the Lotterywest grant for the City’s 2019 Arts, Events & Culture program.

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