Article Courtesy: Brisbane Indian Times (http://indiantimes.com.au/)
THE Gold Coast Hindu Cultural Association is one step closer to building the Hindu Cultural Precinct. The approval by the city council of Development application is yet another milestone in a short span in the Association’s history.
The Association and many volunteers worked hard over more than a year to develop the site plan which comprises a place of worship, an education centre with library and an auditorium for performing arts an outdoor community square and a care taker residence.
The precinct will be located at 9Education centre Dunkirk Close in a free land given by the GC city council. This major achievement would not have been possible without the solid community backing, tireless work from the building subcommittee, volunteer architects, Engineers and designers said President Shunil Sharma. With this comes the next major challenge which is raising the required fund which is estimated to be $ 8 Million.
The committee is appealing to the wider Hindu community in Australia and world over to join hands in fund raising effort and to join the Association as life members. In his appeal to the community Dr Sharma said it is “Now or never” and to join this “Once in a life time opportunity” to get involved in this project.
Those who are willing to join the association as life members or make financial contribution can find the details in our web site culture.goldcoasthindu.org or by contacting by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Any contribution over $2 to the building donation accGC Temple master planount: BSB 064-474 Account 1048 8900 is tax deductible. Contribution can be made by direct online bank transfer or by credit card payment through our website.