Funding will build a better region
THERE’S good news for Hervey Bay residents with an international sporting event and a community social plan headed to the town.
The projects come under funding from the Coalition’s Building Better Regions Fund Community Investment Stream.
Hinkler MP, Keith Pitt, said $69,420 in successful applications had been awarded.
The funded projects include $54,420 for Fraser Coast Regional Council to host the Sail Hervey Bay A-Class Catamaran National Titles and World Titles in November 2018.
The Hervey Bay Neighbourhood Centre has also received $15,000 to develop a social plan for the region to reflect on and provide strategies demographic and social issues of the area.
“The A-Class titles will bring a real economic boost to the community, with around 7000 spectators expected across the two events,” Mr Pitt said.