Currumbin Sporting Clubs Gain $207,000 in New Year Funding

11 Jan 2016 3:13 PMJann Stuckey

Member for Currumbin Jann Stuckey MP congratulated all the clubs in Currumbin which were successful in the recently announced, Get Playing Places and Spaces and Get Going Clubs funding rounds.

In total Currumbin received over $200,000 from the Get in the Game initiative which comprises 4 programs. Get in the Game was created under the former LNP Government to encourage more sporting activity by more Queenslanders in better facilities.

“What a terrific way for so many local sporting clubs to start 2016 knowing they are able to improve or upgrade their equipment or amenities for more people to participate and enjoy.

“Two Currumbin based clubs will share in $133,742 from the Get Playing Places and Spaces scheme to refurbish and upgrade their facilities.

The successful applicants for this funding are:
• Australian Shuffleboard Association (Queensland) Inc, $52,166 to upgrade 10 courts to concrete to support shuffleboard on the Gold Coast.
• Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club Inc, $81,576 to construct a boat storage facility to support water sports at Currumbin Creek

“Eleven Currumbin clubs were beneficiaries of Round 4 of the Get Going Clubs scheme receiving a total amount of $73,840.

The clubs this funding has been handed to are:
• Alley Boardriders Club Inc, $6,700
• Bilinga Surf Life Saving Club Inc, $6,090
• Coolangatta Surf Life Saving Club, $7,262
• Currumbin Eagles J R L F C Inc, $7,408
• Dragons Abreast – Gold Coast Inc, $7,500
• Gold Coast Prone Paddleboard Club Inc, $7,500
• Kirra Surf Life Saving Club Inc, $5,770
• Palm Beach – Currumbin Swimming Club Inc, $7,450
• Palm Beach Currumbin Junior Australian Football Club Inc, $3,160
• Surf Life Saving Queensland Point Danger Branch Inc, $7,500
• Tugun Surf Life Saving Club Inc, $7,500

“It is wonderful to see such a wide range of support for sporting organisations in Currumbin thanks to the ongoing implementation of the Get in the Game program.

“This funding will help to continually improve the physical and mental health of all members of the Currumbin community through the pursuit of healthy activities.”

For more information or to see the full list of recipients please visit:
http://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/