23/4/2019

$16,000 grant shines a light on Kandanga Country Club

Kandanga Country Club will soon be able to offer bowling after sundown with $16,000 grant for a new flood lighting system, Federal Member for Wide Bay Llew O’Brien and Minister for Sport Senator Bridget McKenzie announced today.

Mr O’Brien said the grant was provided as part of the Liberal Nationals Government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Program and will allow the Club to install new flood lighting that meets Australian standards for twilight and night bowling at Kandanga.
 
“These lights will allow the Club to meet community demands for twilight bowls, and the Club hopes this will encourage more women and girls to participate in the sport,” Mr O’Brien.
 
“The Club and the wider Kandanga community will be able to enjoy a greater range of events, encouraging an active, outdoor lifestyle, as well as adding to the Club’s security and safety.
 
“The Community Sport Infrastructure Program is helping Wide Bay kids and adults get active, stay fit and have fun, enjoying the best of what our region has to offer.”
 
Minister for Sport Senator Bridget McKenzie said the Liberal Nationals Government understood the value of local sporting facilities.
 
“Our success and prowess as a sporting nation begins with grassroots sports, which is why we have focused our investment on local grassroots sporting facilities such as the Kandanga Country Club,” Minister McKenzie said.
 
“As outlined in the National Sports Plan, Sport 2030, grassroots sports help drive increased participation and promote social, health and community benefits of physical activity and sport – a key priority for our government.”

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