20 local young athletes are hopping, skipping and jumping for joy after receiving a $500 Local Sporting Champions grant to pursue their sporting dreams.
Federal Member for Wright Scott Buchholz presented the awards in a special ceremony and praised the inspiring sporting superstars for their success on the track, in the pool and on the football field.
“The starter’s gun has gone off and these young sportsmen and sportswomen are chasing their dreams, they’re sporting stars in the making,” Mr Buchholz said.
“They are an inspiration for other local aspiring sporting champs and a shining example of the calibre of sporting talent in our region!”
“These grants will help to cover the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms and sporting equipment when competing at state, national and international championships.”
Mr Buchholz presented Local Sporting Champions Grant awards to: