Grow and thrive

ARE you part of a small rural community with a population below 10,000?

Would you like to help your community grow and thrive in the 21st century? ABC Rural, ABC Grandstand, and the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, are offering the winning town of their Revive and Thrive Challenge up to $50,000 to help realise their great ideas.

From job schemes to cheap housing and business opportunities, be in the running to make a difference.

According to Leigh Radford, national editor of ABC Rural, the challenge is a way of providing towns with a much-needed boost.

“Our rural staff is constantly aware of the issues faced by small regional communities,” Mr Radford said.

In 500 words or less write why your community deserves to thrive and how you plan to help it along the way. Go to abc.net.au/reviveandthrive.



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