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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

$475,000 announced for Eurobodalla netball and Captain Oldrey Park

Broulee and Moruya saw a visit yesterday by Senator Bridget McKenzie, Deputy Leader of the Nationals, Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government & Decentralisation with Nationals candidate for Gilmore Katrina Hodgkinson Ms Hodgkinson said “I was delighted to be joined by Senator McKenzie for a tour of the electorate “Senator McKenzie Is the deputy leader of the Federal National Party and the Minister for may things regional including education , sport and regional health and decentralisation “It was the ministers first visit to the Gilmore electorate and she found it very beautiful as she travelled the length from the north to the south nearly to the south edge of the electorate. “We inspected hospitals at Shoahaven and Moruya and met with Dr Michael Holland to learn more of the proposed new regional hospital for the Eurobodalla”

Above: Senator Bridget McKenzie with Nationals candidate for Gilmore Katrina Hodgkinson meet Dr Michael Holland on their visit to Moruya Hospital

The pair also called into the Captain Oldrey Park netball facilities to meet with the Treasurer of the Eurobodalla Netball Association, Michelle Robinson to inform her of the Federal Government announcement of a $475,000 investment towards the upgrade of the Eurobodalla Regional Netball Facility.

VIDEO: Senator Bridget McKenzie, Minister for Regional Services, Sport, Local Government & Decentralisation with Nationals candidate for Gilmore Katrina Hodgkinson and Eurobodalla Council's Director Community, Arts and Recreation Services, Kathy Arthur

In making the announcement the Minister said the investment for the netball facility at Broulee will support Eurobodalla Council’s plans for major upgrades to the facilities and amenities and contribute to promoting sporting activity in the region.

“We were delighted to be able to announce $475,000 for Captain Oldrey Park to upgrade the netball courts and to assist with upgrades of the club house and soccer fields meeting with ESC project managers and the local Eurobodalla Netball Association to let them know the good news and they were delighted to say the least. “We will be meeting with netballers at Captain Oldrey Park in a few weeks time to share the good news after the school holidays” said the Nationals candidate for Gilmore.

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