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Jack Events Boat Harbour at Tweed Heads is under review and the Tweed council is looking to locals to find out how they want the harbour and surrounds managed.

The new plan of management that is currently under development will cover Jack Evans Boat Harbour Parklands which includes Chris Cunningham Park, the boardwalk and McMahons Beach, Anzac Memorial, Goorimahbah – Place of Stories and east of the Seascape building, the Jack Evans Boat Harbour waterway, Ebenezer Park; and the Old Aquatic Club site and north of Coral Street.

To share your vision of how teh space should be managed you can head to the free Family Fun Day at Jack Evans Boat Harbour on Saturday 27 October from 10am to 1pm and enjoy water activities face [painting and a barbecue.

Manager recreation services, Stewart Brawley said the plan of management would provide guidelines to ensure the Jack Evans Boat Harbour precinct is managed as the recreational and tourist centrepiece for the Tweed Heads city centre.

‘Jack Evans Boat Harbour was constructed as a high quality and accessible regional facility, and we want to ensure its management and future development is reflective of the values and aspirations of the Tweed community,’ Mr Brawley said.

‘Your input will help Council develop its priorities to enhance, protect and manage the precinct to better meet the needs of our growing community.’

If you can’t make the day in the park then either fill in the online survey or make a written submission before 30 November 2018.

For catering purposes please RSVP for the Family Fun Day by Wednesday, 24 October 2018 by phone on (02) 6670 2515 or email [email protected].


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