$230,000 funding for Melbourne’s Shwetambar Jain Sangh Centre

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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.”

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Member for Oakleigh Steve Demopoulos said, ” We’re investing to support Victoria’s Indian community as it grows.”

Nitin Doshi, who is President of the Melbourne Shwetambar Jain Sangh said, ” We welcome the funding and hope this will strengthen our community and multicultural Australia.”DSC_0428-B

Member for Bentleigh Nick Staikos said, ” We are supporting the development and expansion of multicultural infrastructure across Victoria.”

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