The Dolphins is asking supporters to get behind a bid for funding from the State Government to enable the development of functional and inclusive female change rooms and amenities at Dolphin Stadium. Supporters can have their say by filling out a quick online survey.
The Female Facilities Program is offering funding of up to $500,000 to Sporting Clubs to build female facilities to meet the current and future needs of our female athletes. There are several elements to the application and to assist the process, the Dolphins is asking for feedback via a female facilities survey.
CEO Tony Murphy said that catering to women who use Dolphin Stadium is a priority. “We have seen a huge increase in the number of women using our facilities since the completion of Stage 1 of Dolphin Stadium. Events such as the Murri Carnival and Touch Rugby League Championship bring hundreds of female competitors and at this stage we do not have separate female facilities for them,” he said.
Mr Murphy said that if the funding bid is successful, female facilities will be constructed at the northern end of the ground and include female showers and dressing rooms. The new facility would provide access to Dolphin Stadium and the Dick Tosser Turner complex. “I’d love to see as many of our supporters get behind this initiative as possible. We want to keep attracting events to the Moreton Bay Region and Dolphin Stadium and being able to cater specifically to women is a big part of that.”
The survey will be open until the end of November. The survey only takes around three minutes and will be used to help inform the funding application. Click here to fill out the survey.