March 8, 2013
Community Heritage Grants of up to $15,000 are now on offer from the National Library of Australia. The grants are to assist in preserving nationally significant heritage collections. Federal Member for Murray Dr Sharman Stone encourages local not for profit organisations to apply.
“Eligible organisations include our historical and genealogical societies, local libraries, museums,... Click here for full story
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March 7, 2013
During World War Two, German, Japanese and Italian prisoners of war and other civilian internees were imprisoned in eight camps across rural Victoria. Seven of these were in the Tatura area. A new state exhibition explores what life was like for these detainees and their guards.
Titled ‘The Enemy Within: Internment and Prisoner of War Camps in Victoria 1939-47’ the exhibition is a... Click here for full story
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February 28, 2013
Federal Member for Murray Dr Sharman Stone is calling for applications for funding from the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program. $100,000 has been made available to the Murray Electorate so communities and groups can commemorate the Centenary in their own way.
“Our electorate sent most of a whole generation to fight in World War I” Dr Stone said.
“We had seven Vict... Click here for full story
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