Western NSW Primary Health Network hands out drought grants

TRIP: A grant which will get Ivanhoe schoolchildren to Uluru is one of more than 30 being handed out by the Western NSW Primary Health Network. Photo: CANBERRA TIMES
TRIP: A grant which will get Ivanhoe schoolchildren to Uluru is one of more than 30 being handed out by the Western NSW Primary Health Network. Photo: CANBERRA TIMES

Students of Ivanhoe Central School will get to see Uluru with a grant that recognises they are affected by "one of the most severe droughts on record".

The second-round grant from the federally-funded Community Wellbeing and Support program is one of more than 30 being handed out by the Western NSW Primary Health Network.

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"Some of the great initiatives we will be funding include a program supporting underprivileged youth in Warren through education, training and mentoring; a trip to Uluru for school children from Ivanhoe Central School; a Q fever program for the Coonamble community and the continued roll out of the Royal Flying Doctor Service's successful GROW program to communities at Cobar, Dubbo, Gilgandra, Menindee, Trangie and Wilcannia," Western NSW Primary Health Network chief executive officer Andrew Harvey said.

"We received many high-quality applications for this second round of funding.

"We are proud to fund services and programs that will help foster community resilience, support and improve mental health and connect communities across Western NSW."