Cost blowout prioritises Bega sports precinct, leaves Pambula hub with uncertain future

Ben Smyth
Ellouise Bailey
Updated May 20 2022 - 4:58pm, first published 11:00am

A cost blowout of $4.5million has hit plans for major redevelopment in Bega and Pambula, forcing Bega Valley Shire Council to reconsider delivering both projects.

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Ben Smyth

Ben Smyth


I have worked as a journalist since 2005 and am now Editor of Australian Community Media mastheads in Bega, Merimbula and Eden

Ellouise Bailey

Ellouise Bailey


Queensland Country Life reporter based in Rockhampton and reporting on agriculture in the central Queensland region. Got a story? Get in touch: 0447 477 399 or email

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