Brimbank Council’s original signed off plans and business case included a budget for ‘all year round operation’ of the 25 meter heated outdoor pool that was installed just for that purpose.
It has been a long time since we have convened however in a shock decision Brimbank Council have announced that they will be closing the canteen at the Sunshine Pool permanently to replace it with basic tea and coffee facilities and junk food vending machines.
Extract from: Pool Battles: Save Sunshine Pool (Sunday, 2 February 2014)
Sunshine is in an area with one of the highest youth populations, and least swimming facilities in Victoria. The following transcript is from a 2006 ABC Radio program.