Positioning Coffs Harbour as a centre for
sporting excellence is a step closer after Council adopted recommendations at
its meeting on November 26, 2015 to form a regional partnership approach.
consultation stakeholders displayed a huge appetite for a partnership approach
to the development of regionally significant facilities within the area. Many
of these stakeholders are already working closely together to develop sport within
opportunity to create partnerships that will generate significant economic and
social capital gains on a regional scale is a huge benefit to Coffs Harbour,”
Said Nikki Greenwood, Group Leader City Prosperity.
tourism as a whole contributes $30 million to the local economy and stadium
events contribute over 60,000 visitor nights having a direct economic impact of
over $10 million annually.”
Priority has been given to the upgrade of
the existing C.ex Coffs International Stadium grandstand and consideration of
the investigation of a sports village.