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The ANZAC Centenary Local Grants Program will provide funding of up to $100,000 to each Federal Electorate to help local communities commemorate the Centenary of ANZAC. Each Member of the House of Representatives is appointing a local ANZAC Centenary Communities Committee to call for, and assess, applications for suitable projects and events in their electorate. I am pleased to announce the appointment of a Casey Electorate Committee composed of ten outstanding local residents with a proven track record of community contribution. Mr Ray Yates, the Principal of Monbulk Primary School will Chair the Committee. Mr Yates has strongly promoted the stories of Monbulkā€™s ANZACs in the community, as well as contributing to numerous community organisations. He was also a Councillor and Mayor of the Shire of Lillydale. He will be joined by: Brigadier (retired) Michael Phelps, AM, a recently retired senior member of the Australian Army now residing in Lilydale;…
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