PathMinder Pty Ltd have partnered with AllUser Industries srl to bring Europe’s most advanced high security portals to the Australian and New Zealand markets. AllUser Industries started to…read more
Plans for new resort and marina at Western Australia’s Rottnest Island
The Western Australian Government is promoting plans for a new marina and resort on Rottnest Island.
Part of 20-year plan for the popular island, located 18 kilometres offshore from Fremantle, the two projects will provide up to 150 accommodation units and 250 berths for vessels at the southern end of Thompson Bay.
An expression of interest was released to the public on Wednesday (12th August), with a proponent from the private sector expected to be selected by the end of the year.
Construction is expected to begin once the project has been given environmental approvals, something which could prove difficult as the island is categorised as a Class A nature reserve.
Western Australian Tourism Minister Kim Hames claimed that the development will not impact greatly on the island's ecosystems, stating "the area of land that has been provided for accommodation has already been approved.
"Of course, there's environmental issues with putting a marina down that end, but the island has done a lot of work already working with the Department of Environment to make sure what they put forward is appropriate and suitable for that area.
"There's already boats moored there, so some of them will have to move but this provides a significant increase in berths for boats."
Last year, more than 500 people were on a waiting list to secure a mooring space in the island's bay.
Dr Hames said the construction of the marina will open the area up to smaller boats, adding "this will allow people to hire a berth and be able to offload families and eskies and holiday gear directly onto a jetty and then walk ashore."
For more information go to www.rottnestisland.com
29th November 2014 - 2015 GLOBAL ECO CONFERENCE HEADS TO ROTTNEST ISLAND
2nd October 2014 - ROTTNEST ISLAND TOPS LIST OF DESTINATIONS TO EXPERIENCE IN 2014
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Quayclean are a national cleaning and waste services partner with proven results in the understanding and delivery of cleaning needs and challenges faced by facilities including; major venues and…read more
SLE Worldwide Australia is a Managing General Underwriter specialising in insuring risks in the world of Sports, Leisure and Entertainment. Be it relaxing, playing, organising or watching sports,…read more
Myzone is the industry’s leading wearable technology solution. Myzone’s wearable products show and reward effort when you work out. It displays accurate real-time heart rate, calories, and…read more
As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd. Click here to view the VIVATICKET Pty Ltd listing. 19th July 2018 - ENTA…read more
SeatGeek is a search engine and mobile-focused ticket marketplace that allows fans to buy and sell tickets for live events. As of August 2018, SeatGeek has exited the Australian, New…read more
Commercial Aquatics Australia provides aquatic solutions nationwide and is one of the largest and most experienced companies specialising in the design, construction, renovation, service, maintenance…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!