Ministers for the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities The Hon Michael McCormack MP Deputy Prime MinisterMinister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Senator the Hon Bridget McKenzie Minister for Regional ServicesMinister for SportMinister for Local Government and Decentralisation The Hon Alan Tudge MP Minister for Cities, Urban Infrastructure and Population The Hon Sussan Ley MP Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories The Hon Andrew Broad MP Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister The Hon Scott Buchholz MP Assistant Minister for Roads and Transport The Hon Barnaby Joyce MPFormer Deputy Prime MinisterFormer Minister for Infrastructure and Transport The Hon Dr John McVeigh MPFormer Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government The Hon Keith Pitt MPFormer Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister The Hon Damian Drum MPFormer Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister Senator the Hon Fiona Nash Former Minister for Regional DevelopmentFormer Minister for Local Government and Territories The Hon Darren Chester MP Former Minister for Infrastructure and TransportFormer A/g Minister for Regional DevelopmentFormer A/g Minister for Local Government and Territories The Hon Warren Truss MP Former Deputy Prime Minister Former Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development The Hon Paul Fletcher MP Former Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities The Hon Jamie Briggs MP Former Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development

Grafton's clubhouse gets a facelift

Media Release

FN147/2017

30 August 2017

Joint release with:

Kevin Hogan

Federal Member for Page

  • Grafton Hockey Club's $560,000 upgrade now complete
  • Redeveloped facility will boost grass roots sport
  • Project fully funded by Coalition Government, creating 20 jobs during construction

The Grafton Hockey Club's newly upgraded clubhouse has been re-opened today, with the upgrade set to provide a boost to grassroots sport in the region.

Speaking at the opening today, Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said the upgrade was fantastic for the club.

“Twenty jobs were created during this upgrade, and the Club used locally sourced products and services. It is great to see the clubhouse back in action and I can't wait to see it used by hockey groups and the broader community,” Mr Hogan said.

Mr Hogan, said the upgraded clubhouse will assist the hockey club to grow its membership and profile.

“The upgraded function area with service kitchen and bar will provide the community with a venue for hire. In turn, this will help the region attract larger competitions such as state titles, improving the financial stability of the Club,” Mr Hogan said.

Minister for Regional Development and Nationals Deputy Leader Fiona Nash said the Coalition Government's investment showed the Coalition's commitment to regional areas.

“I aim to build the kinds of communities our children and grandchildren want to either stay in or come back to, and improving local sporting facilities does just that,” Minister Nash said.

This project was fully funded by the Coalition Government, which invested $560,000.