By SAT News Desk
MELBOURNE,24 September: The Shwetambar Jain community here is rejoicing after a funding boost of $230,000 from the Andrews Labor Government for the “cost of the refurbishment of the existing Community Centre that supports the Jain Indian Community in Moorabbin.
“This funding will strengthen the Indian community participation in our vibrant multicultural society and have an enduring impact on the character and infrastructure of our state,” Minister for Multicultural Affairs Robin Scott says.
A media release from the Minister’s office says, ” The project will ensure the Indian community continues to have safe, functional facilities that enable them to access services, participate in activities and share their vibrant culture with the wider Victorian Community.”
Member for Oakleigh Steve Demopoulos said, ” We’re investing to support Victoria’s Indian community as it grows.”
Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos said, ” We are supporting the development and expansion of multicultural infrastructure across Victoria.”