Kimba Round 1

Project Title Organisation Project Summary Funding
New amenities block at the Kimba Recreation Reserve District Council Of Kimba Construction of new amenities block for camping site users at the Kimba Recreation Reserve. Works will include: site preparation, construction and fit-out of amenities block, plumbing and electrical work, landscaping and installation of solar lighting. $174,739
New and upgraded Historical Society facilities Kimba & Gawler Ranges Historical Society Inc Construction of new ablution block (with disabled access) and upgraded power source to workshop facilities, to improve health, safety and amenity for staff, community members and tourists. $68,960
Palliative Care Wing at the Kimba Hospital Kimba District Hospital Ladies Auxiliary Major upgrade of the Kimba Hospital to add a palliative care wing, offering dedicated private facilities for palliative care patients as well as acute patients where capacity permits. Activities include: renovating two rooms (with private bathrooms) to establish the unit, adding separate kitchenette and family lounge, and landscaping and installation of a veranda to form an outside courtyard. $230,000
Significant upgrade of the Kimba Soldiers Memorial Institute District Council Of Kimba Significant renovation of the Kimba Soldiers Memorial Institute, the central venue for community events. Activities include: installation of acoustic ceiling, air-conditioning and sound system. Windows will also be replaced, retaining wall repaired and the facility repainted (interior and exterior). $208,981
New marquee to support Agricultural Horticultural and Floricultural show society and other community events Kimba Agricultural Horticultural and Floricultural Society Incorporated Purchase of a large all-season marquee, for use at the annual Kimba agricultural show and other community events. $47,303
New all-abilities safety play surfacing at the Kimba Community Kindergarten Kimba Community Development Group Inc Upgraded outdoor play environment at the Kimba Community Kindergarten, including replacing lawn with synthetic soft fall surface to improve safety, appeal and play opportunities for children of all abilities. $13,800
Air-conditioning of the Kelly Pioneer Memorial Hall Kelly Pioneer Memorial Hall Inc Purchase and installation of two split-system air-conditioners at the Kelly Pioneer Memorial Hall, to improve patron comfort and increase usability of the facility. $6,425
New competition equipment and storage for the Kimba Pony Club Kimba Pony Club Incorporated Purchase of 30 pairs of national competition standard show jump wings, and two custom-built storage trailers, to attract more national standard show jumping events to region. $33,741
Renovation of Kimba Uniting Church Op Shop Kimba Uniting Church Renovation of the Kimba Uniting Church Op Shop, to improve health, safety and amenity for volunteer staff and customers. Activities include: ceiling and window replacement, installing new lighting, and painting (interior and exterior). $38,642
Kimba Silo Art tourism amenities Kimba Community Development Group Inc Purchase and installation of outdoor furniture and signage at the Kimba Silo Art, to further improve tourism experience numbers. $12,115
Improvements to Kimba Men's Shed Kimba Men's Shed Inc. Upgrade of the Kimba Men’s Shed to improve health, safety and amenity for members. Activities include: concrete flooring (shed and external apron) and lighting and power installation. $12,824
Upgrade of Lions/Apex Playground District Council Of Kimba Major upgrade of the Lions/Apex Central Park playground, to improve safety, appeal and play opportunities for children and families. Activities include: building a retaining wall, and installation of shade sail, safety fencing, solar lighting, park furniture, paving and artificial turf. $114,355
Relocation and upgrade of cricket training facilities K And K Cricket Clubs Relocation (to more central location) and upgrade of training facilities at K and K Cricket Clubs, including new cricket nets, equipment storage shed and rainwater tank. $88,548
New community bus Kimba Racing Club Inc. Purchase of a new 14-seat community bus, to provide safe transportation of residents to and from community activities, events and functions. $68,721
Moisture Probe & Weather Station Network The Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Incorporated Establishing a moisture probe and weather station network across the region, to improve data availability and quality, and agronomic decision-making and grain yield. Activities include: site selection and installation of probe network (10 probes in representative soil types), data collection/internet upload, and running education workshops on data interpretation and better agronomic decisions. $19,721
Community and Economic Development Strategy for Kimba District Council Of Kimba Development of a Community and Economic Development Strategy for Kimba, with prioritised initiatives to stimulate economic activity in the region. $55,080
Kimba's Healthy Mind Healthy Community Project Kimba Mental Health and Wellbeing Group Inc. Planning and staging of Healthy Mind Healthy Community workshops in Kimba, to improve participant resilience, mental health and wellbeing. The project will also support the Kimba Health and Wellness Weekend. $30,773
Shining a New Light on Amateur Photography Kimba Photographic Society Inc. Purchase and installation of a wall mounted television and photographic equipment in the Kimba Soldiers Memorial Institute, for member and community use. $5,783
Joint Equipment Storage Shed Kimba Pony Club Incorporated Purchase and installation of multi-purpose secure storage shed for shared use by the Kimba pony and racing clubs, as well as other community clubs. $62,327
Export hay variety trial and rotation evaluation The Agricultural Bureau Of South Australia Incorporated Minnipa Research Centre to undertake export hay trials in the Kimba district, on oaten hay in relation to yield and feed test standards to allow producers to make better informed decisions when planting and managing hay crops. Activities include: planting, managing and harvesting trial plots, undertaking an oat rotation study, and compilation and reporting of trial and study data. $17,500
Buckleboo Tennis Club improvements Buckleboo Tennis Club Resurfacing of the Buckleboo Tennis Club courts (three) and replacement of perimeter fencing. $80,200
Public Wi-Fi in the town centre and at tourism hot spots District Council of Kimba Provision of public Wi-Fi in the Kimba town centre and at tourism hot spots, to provide improved internet access for residents and visitors. Activities include: sourcing engineering plans, constructing poles to carry the Wi-Fi hardware, and erecting the poles, Wi-Fi and solar hardware at designated spots. $34,600
Kimba Health & Fitness Centre facility upgrade Kimba Health and Fitness Centre Upgrading facilities at the Kimba Health & Fitness Centre, to improve safety, health and amenity for patrons. Activities include: recladding interior walls, installation of new gym-grade rubber matter, and repair or replacement of equipment and fans. $26,673
Kimba Golf Club facility upgrade Kimba Golf Club Incorporated Purchase and installation of new equipment storage shed and rainwater tanks for irrigation supply. $65,097
Buckleboo Club upgrade Buckleboo Club Incorporated Purchase and installation of new carpet at the Buckleboo Club, to improve safety and amenity for patrons. $13,996
Secret Rocks: Kimba's Premier Ecotourism Destination Ecological Horizons Pty Ltd Development of a new ecotourism attraction at Secret Rocks, with self-guided interpretative walk and reintroduction of native animals such as mallee fowl, and potential reintroduction of locally-extinct bandicoots. Activities include: predator proofing the mallee refuge enclosure, installation of picnic facilities within the enclosure, car park upgrade, production of interpretative signs and weed control along walkways, and erecting feeders and installation of cameras to enhance the ecotourism experience. $80,062
Waddikee Community Sports Club facility upgrade Waddikee Community Sports Club Incorporated Upgraded facilities at the Waddikee Community Sports Club, to improve safety, appeal and play opportunities for children and families. Activities include: installing new playground and perimeter fencing, installing security cameras, replacing exterior doors (including BBQ shed) and locks, repairing hall wall and reconcreting fretted foundations on BBQ building. $82,000
Kimba Senior Citizens Club facility upgrade Kimba District Senior Citizens Club Inc Upgraded facilities at the Kimba Senior Citizens Club, to improve safety, health and amenity for members and visitors. Activities include: rebuilding concrete veranda and access ramp, and installation of a new air-conditioner. $15,083
Kimba Bowling Club floodlight upgrade Kimba Bowling Club Inc Replacement of floodlights at the Kimba Bowling Club with LED lighting to improve lighting quality and energy efficiency. $45,862
Multi-user Grain Accumulation Centre The Agricultural Bureau of South Australia Incorporated Undertaking a feasibility study to explore the technical and financial feasibility of establishing a facility for aggregating and adding value to locally produced grain. $69,300
Development planning for Kimba Skate Park District Council Of Kimba Production of detailed design, budget and construction plans, as the first stage of establishing a skate park as a long-term valuable recreation asset for residents and visitors to the region. Stages include: concept development, community feedback, final concept, detailed design development, and construction documentation and technical specification production. $22,475
Feasibility planning for new game meat industry Chestwood Meats Pty Ltd Feasibility study to determine the viability of constructing and operating a game meat processing works in the region. $52,200
Retractable shade system for Kimba Bowling Club Kimba Bowling Club Inc Purchase and installation of fully-motorised retractable shade system at the Kimba Bowling Club, to improve player comfort and playing conditions. $102,114

Barndioota Round 2

Project Title Organisation Project Summary Funding
Hawker Community Sports Centre facility upgrade Hawker Community Sports Centre Inc Building of an extension to the current kitchen, installing new equipment for catering and food preparation and creating an indoor BBQ area. Activities include: site preparation and building the extension, plumbing and electrical work, purchasing and fitting appliances, installing new air conditioning, tiling, painting and new flooring. $190,000
Community Mobile Kitchen Hawker Community Development Board Incorporated Purchase of a mobile kitchen and ancillary equipment to support its operation. The mobile kitchen will be made available for hire at local events throughout the community. Activities will include: the construction of a new mobile kitchen by a professional trailer manufacturer, purchasing a generator(s) to power the kitchen and other items to support the kitchen’s operation, such as power leads. $76,625
Workshop and Facilities Upgrade Quorn Men's Shed Improvements to the Quorn Men’s Shed facility in two phases. The installation of two large rainwater tanks, as well as a pump to plumb the rainwater to the kitchen and hot water service in phase one. The purchase of dust extractors and tools for the workshop in phase two. Activities will include: preparing of tank site, installation of rainwater tanks and electric pump, purchasing and installing two dust extractors, and purchasing workshop tools and equipment. $12,500
Telstra mobile phone coverage upgrade - Wonoka Hill - Stage 1 Hawker Community Development Board Incorporated Two-stage project to upgrade existing mobile phone transmission systems between Hawker and Leigh Creek, with the installation of new high capacity 5 hop radio system. It would also see the construction of 4 new mobile base stations to expand mobile coverage and capacity (3G + 4GX) along the vast majority of The Outback Highway between Hawker and Leigh Creek. Stage one is the installation of mobile and transmission infrastructure on Wonoka Hill, which is the first hop of the two stage solution. Grant amount funds half of project costs, with balance contributed by Telstra. $500,000
Upgrade to Community Room and Nurses Quarters at Hawker Memorial Hospital Hawker Hospital Auxiliary Major renovation of the Hawker Memorial Hospital nurses’ quarters and community room, to improve safety, health and amenity for nursing staff, and hospital and community users. Activities include: interior building work including tiling, ceiling, cladding, and fitting doors and painting, upgrading the bathroom and laundry, plumbing and electrical work, and installation of fixtures, fittings and furniture, including safety railing and aged care seating. $180,474
Cradock Hotel Community Playground, Family Dining Area and Toilets DCHA Holdings Pty Ltd New facilities at the Cradock Hotel, to improve safety, health and amenity for community and visitor users. Activities include: site preparation, construction of an all-weather meeting and family dining area extension to existing building, construction of a community adventure playground and toilet block, and paving and landscaping. $252,031
Cradock Heritage Project The Flinders Ranges Council Working with the Cradock Heritage Group to engage a local historian to assist in creation and design of various history related materials and infrastructure. In addition there will be construction of a stone wall at the Cradock War Memorial site to include the list of war veterans and a shelter at the Cradock cemetery. Activities include: creating and designing fact sheets, brochures and booklets, constructing signs and shelter at Cradock cemetery, creating a historic walking trail, and constructing a stone wall at the Cradock War Memorial site to include names of war veterans. $28,986
Installation and Purchase of Portable and Fixed Cool Rooms Quorn Community Sporting Association Inc The purchase and installation of one fixed and one portable cool room. The fixed cool room will be situated at the Quorn Community Hall for use by all members of the community when hiring the oval precinct. The portable cool room will be available to community groups throughout the region for use at events. $28,500
Combined Churches of Hawker Renovation Project Hawker Uniting Church Significant renovation of both the Uniting Church and Catholic Church, to improve safety, health and amenity for worshippers and visitors, including for community events. Activities at the Uniting Church include: replacing the roof, construction of a new kitchen and supper room, construction of a portico veranda, and interior renovation. Activities at the Catholic Church include: replacing the roof, repairing the interior (including flooring and painting) and installation of air-conditioning and a new public address system. $329,277
Flinders Ranges Regional Skate Park The Flinders Ranges Council Construction of regional skate park facility for multi-sport use (skateboards, rollerblades, scooters and bicycles), to increase youth participation in action sports and encourage physical education. Activities include: site preparation, earthworks and draining installation, skate park construction, and furnishing and landscaping. $175,000
Stage 1 - Hawker Gymnasium and Pool Administration Centre The Flinders Ranges Council Construction of a new building adjacent the Hawker Gymnasium and Pool, to provide improved sport, fitness and recreation facilities for the community and visitors. Facilities include: gymnasium, aerobics room, administration centre and toilets. $227,272
Hawker Aerodrome Refuelling Facility The Flinders Ranges Council Purchase and upgrade of the Hawker Aerodrome Refuelling Facility, including installation of credit card payment facilities, to provide 24-hour user access and expanded tourism charter activity. $99,335

Barndioota Round 1

Project Title Organisation Project Summary Funding
Refurbishment of the Hawker Institute The Flinders Ranges Council Significant refurbishment of the Hawker Institute. Activities include: roof to be replaced or repaired; floor of the hall to be repaired; new floor in the kitchen and bar area; new stage curtains and tracks to be fitted; air conditioning to be installed to the whole of the building complex; and two stoves and two fridges purchased and installed. $75,000
Equipment for Hawker District Movie Events Hawker Community Development Board Inc Purchase of projection and sound equipment to allow the local community to hold regular movie nights within the town of Hawker. $6,000
Building of new disabled ablution block at Hawker racetrack Hawker Racing Club Inc Build and install new separate male and female toilets with showers and disabled access at the Hawker racetrack. $76,844
Camel Treks Australia Pty Ltd Tourism Expansion Project Camel Treks Australia Pty Ltd Development of a unique visitor attraction involving a boutique camel dairy and afghan themed café with a gallery. Activities include: erecting the infrastructure and equipment for the dairy and café; setting up the gallery; and constructing a car park. $315,000
Colebrook Aquaponics Expansion Yartawarli Aboriginal Corporation Resource Agency Provision of a dedicated undercover fish growing facility, expanded outside plant growing area and undercover processing facility. Activities involve: site preparation; laying the slab; shed construction; installing fish infrastructure and constructing the plant growing area. $149,600
SMART board for Hawker Childhood Services Centre Hawker Community Development Board Inc Purchase and installation of a SMART IFP 4065 Interactive Flat Panel at the Hawker Childhood Services Centre. $11,468
Hawker Pool The Flinders Ranges Council Purchase and installation of transportable buildings to create male and female changing rooms at the existing Hawker Pool. $40,000
All weather access to Heysen & Mawson Trails near Mayo Hut Friends of the Heysen Trail & Other Walking Trails Inc Upgrade a portion of the current tracks that form the Heysen Trail. This will involve the trail via Wonoka Station. This trail leads to Mayo Hut and Mawson Trail. $5,800
Hawker General Store Renovation and Development Journeystone Pty Ltd Renovation and redevelopment of both the interior and exterior of the Hawker General Store including: upgrade to garden dining area; upgrade to toilets; sandblasting of period building stonework and re-pointing; and kitchen upgrade including new hot water system, new flooring, enclosure of cold room, plumbing and electrics. $296,357
Independent living accommodation in Hawker Wirreanda Cottages Inc Purchase, delivery and installation of two purpose-built aged care independent living units adjacent to the existing four cottages at the Wirreanda Cottages site, together with the establishment of the site. $515,950
Viliwarinha Yura Housing Upgrade Viliwarinha Yura Aboriginal Corporation Upgrade existing housing on Yappala Station including: utilities and structural safety repair; improvements to kitchen; air conditioning installation; improvements to security and privacy; installation of renewable energy system; and external improvements. $502,797

Was this page helpful?