HERVEY Bay ticks all the boxes as a perfect location for a dive wreck, but politicians say the idea will take some work to become a reality.
Parliamentary secretary to the minister for defence Darren Chester visited Hervey Bay on Thursday with Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt for talks about securing a ship wreck as a new tourist attraction.
Mr Chester said Hervey Bay has the existing infrastructure with tourism and whale watching industry, and it would be a great opportunity to increase jobs and grow economically with a possible dive wreck.
But, he said, it was up to the defence ministry to consider the option.
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