The PS Curlip needs your help.
PS Curlip is Victoria’s only steam powered paddle-steamer, recently PS Curlip has been relocated from her home in Marlo to the Gippsland lakes to undergo life saving repairs and a major restoration. Once the repairs are complete, PS Curlip will become a major tourism attraction on the Gippsland Lakes ferrying passengers from Bairnsdale along the Mitchell River and into the lakes district. 
To realize this dream, PS Curlip needs funding along with public contributions of assistance with labour, donations of time, and lots of it. 
There are many steps involved relating to the scope of the entire project, and 1st we need to create a lobby group to influence not only crowd funding, but to apply for Government Grants.
How can you help?
Firstly, please go to the official PS Curlip Facebook page by clicking https://www.facebook.com/curlip.com.au/ and hit the “Like” button, this will ensure that you are kept uptodate with all aspects of the PS Curlip’s progress from fund raising, community calls for help and also to show that there are strength in numbers. As a strong community voice; loud and clear, we will have a far better chance of securing much needed funding from both private enterprise, and also government alike.
Remember, the PS Curlip is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the Gippsland Lakes, when she is up and running again, all aspects of local business will benefit. When tourists come to visit our lakes, their children will want a ride on the paddle steamer, when people come to stay, they spend money on accommodation and in local shops, they buy meals, coffee and leave money behind in our community, this results in employment.
As a community project everyone needs to get involved and help realize the dream.
On behalf of the PS Curlip committee, we thank you for your support.

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