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Police arrest 32 in protests across the state

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Local not-for-profit community sports groups can now apply for grants of up to $10,000 to promote diversity and inclusion in sport.

The Australian Sports Foundation’s Giving for Grassroots Sport4Everyone program will award grants of between $2,500 and $10,000 to selected clubs that grow sport among all genders, cultures, abilities and ages.

Entries close at 5pm on April 26. www.asf.org.au/giving4grassroots/.

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