80% in support of move to scuttle HMAS Tobruk near Bay
A READER poll has revealed 80% of respondents are in favour of the move to scuttle HMAS Tobruk between Hervey Bay and Bundaberg saying they believe it will be a great tourist attraction.
Are you in support of a move to scuttle HMAS Tobruk between Hervey Bay and Bundaberg?
This poll ended on 04 December 2015.
Yes, I think it will be a great tourist attraction for the region
No, I don't think we need it off our shores
This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.
It comes after Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt called on the Federal Government to scuttle HMAS Tobruk in the area to provide a "diving into history" experience.
Mr Pittt tabled a petition in Parliament on Wednesday with 4042 signatures calling for the ship to be scuttled.
The petition from the Wide Bay Burnett Regional Dive Wreck Advisory Group, local residents, business owners and tourists draws to the attention of the House the need for a new tourist attraction.