Investing in Sport: Flynn Drive Oval Upgrades Completed

Upgrades toFlynn Drive oval are complete as part of the Territory Labor Governments $6.2million investment to improve community sporting infrastructure in AliceSprings.

Localcontractor, Complete Constructions NT has completed work on new referees and medical officesand upgrading of the canteen and changerooms.

Flynn Driveoval is one of seven projects in the $6.2 million investment whichincludes:

Resurfacing the hockey pitch at Traeger Avenue(completed in July 2018)

Evaporative cooler and fans at the Alice SpringsBasketball Centre (completed September 2019)

Jim McConville oval change rooms and canteenfacility (works in progress)

Ross Park change room and canteen (works in progress)

Rhonda Diano oval upgrades to track and fieldamenities (planning in progress)

Albrecht oval additional change room andgrandstand (works in progress)

The TerritoryLabor Government continues to work with the Alice Springs Town Council todeliver the community priority projects.

As noted byMinister for Tourism, Sport and Culture, Lauren Moss:

The TerritoryLabor Government has invested $6.2 million into a range of Alice Springssporting infrastructure projects and continues to work in collaboration withthe Alice Springs Town Council to deliver them.

Investing inthe Territorys sporting assets is important as they build vibrant and healthy communities,boost the economy and create local jobs.

As noted byAlice Springs Mayor, Damien Ryan:

Council has been working with the NT Government on implementing the$6.2million sporting infrastructure package across seven of Councils communitysporting assets.

We are pleasedtoday to be able to deliver the upgrades at Flynn Oval and the Basketballstadium for the Alice Springs community.

Council iscontinuing to drive the remaining facilities upgrades of this project withworks still being carried out at Jim McConville, Ross Park, Albrecht and RhondaDiano.

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