CAMP SITE BOOST
“GLAMPING” sites and a camp kitchen will be built at the Mingo Crossing caravan and camp site thanks to funding from North Burnett Regional Council and the State Government.
They will each contribute $1.27 million to boost facilities at the North Burnett camping site.
New powered sites and an amenities block will also be built.
The State Government’s Building our Regions program has allocated $156.7 million to
109 infrastructure projects across the state, generating more than 1300 jobs and attracting more than $277 million investment from councils and other organisations.
State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham announced the funding in Bundaberg on Friday.
Mayor Rachel Chambers said the project would help with the expansion of Mingo Crossing and ensure current and future tourism demands were met.
In addition, it is expected the project will provide long-term employment as well as potential mobile business opportunities.
“It is anticipated that the
❝ The Mingo Crossing Master Plan project will increase revenue and enhance our region. — Mayor Rachel Chambers
Mingo Crossing Master Plan project will increase revenue and enhance our region’s tourism destination and hero experiences through the upgrading of this much-used facility,” Cr Chambers said.
REVITALISATION: The Mingo Crossing project will bring a big boost to the local economy.