Redcliffe Netballers Celebrate Grand Opening of $2-Million Courts


The netball community in Redcliffe is jumping for joy after the official unveiling of their newly revamped $2-million courts at KR Benson Park. 

The state-of-the-art facilities will be home to over 450 players, marking a significant investment in local sport and community well-being.

The project, a collaboration between Moreton Bay City Council and the South East Queensland Community Stimulus Programme, has transformed the courts into a premium sporting hub.  Redcliffe Leagues Netball Association President, Mark Kitson, expressed his gratitude to both levels of government, highlighting their shared commitment to further enhancing the association’s programmes and facilities.

Mayor Peter Flannery underscored the importance of supporting the growing netball community, stating that the upgraded courts offer players top-tier facilities. He emphasised that investments in modern, safe, and accessible sporting infrastructure contribute to the community’s health and well-being while nurturing local athletes’ talent and passion.

Yvette D’Ath, State Member for Redcliffe, echoed the Mayor’s sentiments, stating that the Queensland Government was proud to contribute $1,194,000 to the project as part of the South East Queensland Community Stimulus Programme. She also took the opportunity to acknowledge the dedication and hard work of the Redcliffe Leagues Netball Association’s members and volunteers.

Councillor Karl Winchester (Div 6) celebrated the court renewal as a major win for local netballers, noting that the upgraded facilities will cater to players of all levels, whether they play for fun or have professional aspirations.

Published Date 04-July-2024