Media Release: Council calls on Commonwealth to support regional sporting hub

22 Jun 2016
Well Governed Council

Manningham Council is investing in an exciting multi-purpose community indoor sports facility over the next two years. This new state-of-the-art, five court facility will add significantly to the region’s capacity to support netball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, table tennis and a range of other sports.

"This $20 million facility is a long term investment by Council in the health and sporting future of our community", explained Mayor Cr Paul McLeish.

The State Government has so far contributed $878,000. Council is actively seeking $2 million in grant funding from the Commonwealth.

Mayor McLeish said: "We have an outstanding project of regional significance in Mullum Mullum Stadium and we call on the Commonwealth Government to also show support by making a financial commitment to this premium sporting facility".

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