Victorian Veterans Fund

Lists approved grants for the Victorian Veterans Fund 2021-2022.

The Victorian Veterans Fund was established under the Veterans Act. Revenue for the Community Support Fund (CSF)is collected on a daily basis and distributed toward community services annually. Revenue for the Veterans Fund for one financial year comes from the CSF and is equal to one day’s revenue of the CSF. 

In 2021–22, funding of $50,000 for the Victorian Veterans Sector Study was provided through the Victorian Veterans Fund.

Grants of up to $30,000 (excluding GST) are available for projects honouring or commemorating veterans’ service or educating Victorians about veterans’ contributions. Two funding rounds occur per year. In 2021–22, grants totalling $272,260.64 were approved for 23 projects, distributed under the Victoria Remembers Grant Program during the financial year ending 30 June 2022. The following table provides details of the grant recipients.

Victorian Veterans Fund 2021–22 grant recipients (Victoria Remembers Grant Program)

Round 1, 2021–22 funded projects

Organisation Project Amount
Cohuna/Leitchville RSL Sub-Branch Memorial wall mural $9,313.64
Cretan Federation of Australia and New Zealand Battle of Crete Parade and Commemorative Service $5,000.00
Darwin Defenders 1942–45 Melbourne Branch Commemoration Service for the 80th Anniversary of The Bombing of Darwin $5,793.00
Gelantipy Public Hall Committee Honour Roll $1,750.00
Greater Geelong Creative Incorporated WWII Soldiers Under Sentence – The Geelong Gaol Museum $18,435.00
Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Committee Inc. Lemnos Gallipoli Commemorative Exhibition Display Panels $6,362.00
Melbourne Legacy 90th Melbourne Legacy ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony for Students $25,000.00
Melbourne's Living Museum of The West Inc. The Logic of Logistics: Supply, Women and the War Effort $27,600.00
Morwell RSL Sub-Branch Saluting their Service Morwell $2,856.00
Mt Macedon Memorial Cross Council for Commemorative Services Inc. 2022 Mt Macedon ANZAC Dawn Service $17,289.00
Oakleigh Carnegie RSL Sub-Branch Honouring, Commemorating, Continuing – our Past, Present and Future $3,245.00
Rupanyup RSL Sub-Branch Conservation of Model Shrine $1,825.00
Seaford RSL Sub-Branch ANZAC Day Commemoration 2022 $11,150.00
Seaworks Foundation Pty Ltd Williamstown Naval Dockyards Permanent Exhibition $11,743.00
Upwey-Belgrave RSL Running Rabbits Military Museum Honouring our Young Veterans display cabinets $5,545.00

Round 2, 2021–22 funded projects

Organisation Project Amount
Australian Nurses Memorial Centre Remembering Vivian Bullwinkel at Devenish Silos $12,420.00
Bahgallah Memorial Hall Committee Incorporated Bahgallah Memorial Hall Centenary $9,120.00
Boer War Association of Victoria Boer War Commemoration Parade and Service $4,480.00
Broadford RSL Sub-Branch Fromelles Memorial Wall $22,008.00
Concongella Primary School Concongella Honour Roll $2,500.00
Crib Point RSL Sub-Branch Crib Point RSL Nursing Statue $21,000.00
Lilydale RSL Sub-Branch Creation of Schools Visit and Community Awareness Program $17,826.00
Shrine of Remembrance Shrine of Remembrance Children's experience of war exhibition $30,000.00

Rounds 1 and 2, 2021–22 funded projects total

Total Victorian Veterans Fund: $272,260.64