Summer Swimming at Torakina Beach Now Easier for All

first_imgSummer Swimming at Torakina Beach Now Easier for All Reflections Holiday ParksThe installation of connected concrete pathways and an all-abilities access mat at Torakina Beach will see thousands of people with mobility issues able to enjoy the water more easily this Summer.Reflections Holiday Parks CEO Steve Edmonds said the ‘all-abilities’ beach access at Torakina in Brunswick Heads was an important project for the community made possible by funding from Restart NSW.“We felt that an all-abilities beach access at Torakina was an important part of any upgrade along the Brunswick Heads Foreshore,” Mr Edmonds said. “Now, thanks to the NSW Government funding through the Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund, we have been able to improve the experience for everyone when they visit the beach with their families.”Nationals Member of the Legislative Council Ben Franklin said this project will transform the way the community accesses the beach.“The new pathways and Mobi-mat have made accessing the beach more inclusive for the whole community – and with summer fast approaching, the timing is perfect!” Mr Franklin said.“For many people who use mobility devices such as wheelchairs or walking aids, joining with family and friends for a great day out at the beach can be a real challenge. However, with this initiative, people with wheelchairs, strollers and frames will now be able to join in all the fun right on the water’s edge.“This project is just one part of the $1.2 million grant from the NSW Government through Restart NSW that is supporting upgrades at Torakina Reserve, Banner Park and Terrace Reserve.”Other projects, which are part of the Brunswick Heads Foreshore Upgrade expected to be completed in 2021, include:An upgraded playground at Banner ParkRepair of the revetment (sea) wall /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:beach, Brunswick Heads, community, council, environment, Family, Government, Holiday, NSW, project, tourism, visit, Waterlast_img read more

Tomislav Grahovac is new Croatian Handball Federation president

first_imgLeave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Click to comment ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsTomislav Grahovac has been elected new president of the Croatian Handball Federation on Tuesday.Grahovac, who so far had been the chairman of the federation’s supervisory board, follows Sandi Sola who had announced two months ago that he would step down as the federation’s president for personal reasons.“I want to thank everyone for the honour,” said Grahovac. “I’m aware of the great responsibilty you have entrusted me with. Our federation is the best organised federation in the country, There have been great results so far and I sincerely hope we will achieve even better results,” he was quoted on the federation’s website. ShareTweetShareShareEmail Related Items:Tomislav Grahovaclast_img read more