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Amazing Support from Queensland Sport and Recreation

Updated: May 10, 2019

Our junior girls enjoying the newly purchased portable field at Lake Barrine

Cairns Water Polo has been blessed in recent months with an important boost from the Queensland Sport and Recreation body by awarding the club a "Get Going Clubs" grant to purchase new equipment.

Thank you to the Queensland Government!

What is Get Going Clubs?

Get Going Clubs is one of the funding programs that comprise the Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative to support sport and active recreation at the grassroots level. Get Going Clubs provides funding to support not-forprofit local sport and recreation organisations to create and provide access to participation opportunities for Queenslanders.

How did Cairns Water Polo use this grant?

  • Inflatable field and goals

We first purchased a portable water polo field which was used to host our Crater Lake Series events at Lake Eacham and Barrine. These events were a huge success, bringing our sport to the wider region. Check out the videos below!

Lake Eacham Event:

Lake Barrine Event:

  • State of the art digital scoreboard

In February Cairns Water Polo hosted the Queensland Country Water Polo Championships at Tobruk Pool in Cairns. The huge, state wide event would not have been possible without our newly funded scoreboard. This piece of equipment has also been amazing for our local regional competition which has used the scoreboard every week, increasing the standard of our league dramatically.

On behalf of Cairns Water Polo, we truly thank the Queensland Government for their support!


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