Racing clubs get works program

Mount Isa Race Club will get $133,417 in the Works Program.
Mount Isa Race Club will get $133,417 in the Works Program.

Racing clubs across North West Queensland will share in $800,000 to upgrade facilities.

The money comes from the Country and Regional Capital Works Program which will improve racing operations, and be safer for jockeys, trainers and horses.

Racing Minister Grace Grace said country clubs were a key part of their local economies while also providing a strong social connection.  

•Mount Isa Race Club - $133,417 for Horse Welfare Equipment, Barriers, Running rail

•Boulia Race Club - $5,400 for Horse Welfare Equipment, Towers

•Camooweal Jockey Club - $75,400 for Horse Welfare Equipment, Jockey / steward facilities, Running rail, Towers

•Cloncurry & DRC - $15,400 for Horse Welfare Equipment, Running rail, Towers

•Gregory Downs Jockey Club - $15,400 for Horse Welfare Equipment, Running rail, Towers

•Julia Creek Turf Club - $115,000 for Stables

•Maxwelton Race Club - $15,400 for Horse Welfare Equipment, Running rail, Towers

•McKinlay Race Club - $15,400 for Horse Welfare Equipment, Running rail, Towers

•Richmond Turf Club - $15,400 for Horse Welfare Equipment, Running rail, Towers