risk from coastal erosion'
Report puts seaside
park's future in doubt
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THE future of the caravan park
in the small South Australian seaside town is in
This follows Wattle Range Council's consideration of a consultant's report
on the Southend caravan park,
which is on Crown Land and under its care.
The private operator's lease will expire in August next year.
Meanwhile, there are fears the park could be at considerable risk from
The consultant's report suggested it should be closed and the land handed
back to the Crown, with a new caravan park being developed at an inland
But, it was pointed out, the financial viability of a new park was low and
could be a "significant financial risk" for the council.
Councillors resolved at their recent meeting to authorise council officers
to consult local community members for their reaction.
In addition, it was also decided to explore options for the ongoing
management of the bush camping site and other available land in the town.
The council plans to organise a series of face-to-face meetings to obtain
feedback from the local community.
It has also invited written submissions before June 14.