Concept designs of a community hub in the Northern Beaches.
Concept designs of a community hub in the Northern Beaches.

$15m pledge for major Northern Beaches community project

KAP candidate for Whitsunday Ciaron Paterson has thrown his support behind the Northern Beaches Community Hub project, pledging $15 million towards it.

Mackay Regional Council is seeking State Government funding of $15 million towards the $25 million project.

The Federal Government has already committed $6.5 million.

Mr Paterson said the community hub was a standout council initiative for the region.

“I want to deliver cost effective service delivery to provide a range of community services, activities, programs and events to the Northern Beaches region, encourage co-operation and partnerships across community groups and the private sector,” he said.

KAP candidate for Whitsunday Ciaron Paterson.
KAP candidate for Whitsunday Ciaron Paterson.

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The council is working on a masterplan for the Northern Beaches Community Hub, which would identify which facilities should be accommodated in the development.

The vision is for the hub to be based around community facilities such as a library, workshop space and meeting rooms.

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