The Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre (the new name for the Currimundi Active Recreation Centre) will undergo a $7.1M facelift aimed at getting more Queenslanders active and participating in sport. Plans include revamped accommodation, new outdoor eating area and covered transit area. The overhaul will create 100 jobs during the redevelopment and make the centre more inviting to […]
From 1 January 2015, schools on the Sunshine Coast will be able to apply to take part in the Federal Government’s new $100 million Sporting Schools initiative announced in the 2014/15 Budget. Member for Fisher, Mal Brough MP said the Sporting Schools initiative would introduce more sport to a new generation of children in the Sunshine Coast region. “The […]
A Sunshine Coast Council Master Plan for the Reserve 1000 sports precinct at Golden Beach will determine the future direction of this important southern reserve. Division 2 Councillor Tim Dwyer said several studies in recent years had flagged Reserve 1000 as a key sport and recreation precinct requiring additional coordinated planning, development and management to […]
Parents struggling with the costs of rising children’s sport participation fees are being urged to sign-up to the Queensland Government’s “Get Started” program. The program offers vouchers up to $150 to children whose families might not otherwise be able to afford it, or who may otherwise benefit from, an opportunity to join a sport or […]
LNP Candidate for Fisher Mal Brough today announced that a Coalition Government would deliver $25,000 to Kawana Soccer Club to upgrade their playing field and fund drainage works which would help ensure kids get to play more football more regularly. Due to the constant wet weather, the Kawana fields at Stocklands Western Precinct, Milieu Place, […]
Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has congratulated the Coolum and District Netball Association and the Coolum Croquet Club on gaining funding through the first round of the state government’s Get Playing funding.
Sport and Recreation Minister Steve Dickson is reminding all sport and recreation clubs that time is almost up to apply for the first round of the Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative.
The local Member for Fisher, Peter Slipper said there is an opportunity for promising junior sportsmen and sportswomen to apply for Local Sporting Champions grants.
The Noosa Breakfast 5km Fun Run/Walk, part of the 30th annual Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival, takes off on Friday (2 Nov) and is set to once again bring out the best in community spirit. Recognised as one of the ‘funnest’ fun run/walks on the calendar, the Fun Run encourages people of all ages to dress up in their finest pink outfits and help raise valuable funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation and other Noosa Zonta Club charities.
Local Member for Glass House, Andrew Powell MP has welcomed extra funding for grassroots sporting organisations in the recent State Budget.