Ship’s Scuttling Brings in Tourism Dollars

Date: 1/10/2006

The Queensland Tourism Minister has reported that the scuttling of HMAS Brisbane off the Sunshine Coast has raked in a million dollars in tourism revenue. The former Navy ship was sunk a year ago to create a dive site. The Minister said that the artificial reef is thriving and that it is clearly a healthy marine environment with fish, marine creatures of all kinds and the corals is growing rapidly.’

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