Sports Minister personally thanks Ben Fordham for his role in new Parramatta pool
The NSW Sports Minister has thanked Ben Fordham for his work in campaigning for a new pool at Parramatta.
A new aquatic centre will finally be built in Parramatta after years of negotiations.
The original pool was demolished in 2017 to make way for BankWest Stadium.
Negotiations for a new facility had broken down between former sports minister Stuart Ayres and the local council.
But new Sports Minister John Sidoti has stepped in and saved the day, with the $77 million project set to be finished in 2023.
Minister Sidoti has personally thanked Ben Fordham for his campaigning on behalf of the pool.
“Ben, I appreciate your support and all your listeners for this particular project.
“Thanks for all your help. We wouldn’t have gotten to this point otherwise.”
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