Under the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus program, Bega Valley Shire Council was awarded $7.81 million (including GST) to contribute towards the wharf restoration, upgrade of the Tathra Wharf and Headland precinct.
The project will be completed in two separate portions:
Tathra Wharf and Headland is a popular attraction for the local community and visiting tourists. It offers a range of activities and attractions including the Tathra Wharf & Museum, Memorial Gardens, Tathra Hotel, and access to the Wharf to Wharf walking track. Tathra Wharf and the adjacent reserve at Tathra Headland are listed on both the National Trust and Australian Heritage Commission registers.
Tathra Headland has been the focus of a number of discrete independent projects over the years. As a result, the precinct lacks a cohesive environment that is walkable, cycle friendly and safe. With an increase in domestic travel, visitor numbers have increased and the existing traffic and parking arrangements are poor and inadequate.
This project aims to address these problems by improving the traffic, cycle and pedestrian circulation, connectivity and wayfinding at Tathra Wharf and Headland.
The project objectives are to:
The key benefits of the project are:
Bega Valley Shire Council has received $7.81 million (including GST) grant funding from the NSW Government’s Stimulus Package to support regional economies to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. A major portion of this funding will be put towards the wharf restoration project.
This project is identified in the Community Strategic Plan under:
The project is identified in the Delivery Program 2017-2022 under:
Bega Valley Shire Council
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