$3.6m pool a win for Mirboo North

SOUTH Gippsland Shire Council has committed $3.6 million to the redevelopment of the Mirboo North Outdoor Pool. Council will refurbish the existing pools and amenities to increase accessibility and refresh the pool grounds.
A considerable amount of community consultation has been completed as part of the project and the Mirboo North community has demonstrated its commitment by fundraising towards the project.
Mayor Cr Lorraine Brunt congratulated the community.
“It has been fantastic to see the Mirboo North community come together for the project and work hard to ensure the pool is redeveloped,” she said.
“The Mirboo North Outdoor Pool Redevelopment is one of the largest capital works projects ever funded by South Gippsland Shire Council and we are proud to provide our support.”
Friends of Mirboo North Pool Committee’s Fred Couper was thrilled with council’s decision.
“This is such a great moment for our community. Our pool has been with us for over 100 years and now its future is well on the way to being secured for another 50 years,” he said.
“It is hard to describe how important it is to us. The level of commitment by the shire reflects what a significant community asset the pool is. Their support for the project at all levels has been amazing.
“We’ve still got some community fundraising to do but this decision by the shire will underpin everything that happens from this point on.”

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