$2.6 million upgrade at Noosa Golf Club
An improved car park and course at Noosa Golf Club will create over 40 jobs and support Noosa’s tourism and hospitality sectors.
“The Noosa Golf Club is growing in membership and is a valuable community location for local non-profit organizations, however, the course is aging and needs rebuilding, and the existing parking lot is inadequate and forces people to park on the busy Cooroy-Noosa Road,” Wide Bay MP Llew O’Brien said.
“This upgrade will not only improve security with 50 additional parking spaces, but it will create three permanent jobs, 40 jobs throughout construction and enable the club to host large-scale golf events and championships such as the Queensland Veterans Championships, which attracts 200 or more players, which will boost Noosa’s tourism sector.
“This is a win for club members, for the wider community that uses the site, for local providers and hosts, for club-supported local charities such as Noosa Rotary and Zonta, and for anyone using the Cooroy-Noosa road.”
The $2.6 million upgrade is being jointly funded by Noosa Golf Club and the Liberal and National Government, which is investing $1.3 million under the Community Development Grant Scheme.
“The committee and members are very pleased to have the support of the Federal Government and to partner with us on this very important project,” said Noosa Golf Club General Manager Allan Harris.
“The club will be able to make better use of the clubhouse and facilities to support local clubs, sports clubs and charities, while attracting major golf events which will contribute to local businesses.”
“This upgrade means the club can further develop programs associated with junior clinics as well as clinics for adults, especially women, and with the course upgrade the club will be able to attract competition state or federal golf courses, which means the local community will enjoy visitors to the area.