The Victorian Coalition Government has committed to assist Scouts and Guides modernise their ageing infrastructure, in particular halls and campsite facilities with grants totalling $ 4 million over the next four years. Scouts Victoria has itself embarked on a Critical Infrastructure Improvement Programme and in addition to the funds already spent on this programme has agreed to match State Government funding towards Scout Infrastructure on a dollar for dollar basis.
All applications for Government facilities funding must address the following key selection criteria:
- Facility condition
- Local Scout Group involvement
- Local consultation
- Community access
- Youth participation
- Ongoing management of the facility
Applications for Government facilities funding must be made to the Branch Property Committee through the Branch Legal & Property Administrator, and should include a project plan and budget.
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