On 29th November 2013 at the Mission Beach Resort, Aurecon gave a presentation to invited stakeholders outlining the process to decide the designs for the 'Safe boating infrastructure Project' at Clump Point.
Of the 20 options considered in the Multi Criteria Analysis (MCA) a rock wall island breakwater at the head of the jetty and an upgrade of the existing Clump Point boat ramp (left) were promoted as the best solutions to their brief in the Invitation to Offer (ITO)
The following is the considered response to Aurecon's recommendations by the Cassowary Coast Alliance (CCA)
CCA supports the decision to provide facilities for berthing only, with no mooring of marine vessels, and choosing the low key option to provide safer boating at the boat ramp.
CCA does not support the addition of a rock wall breakwater in an attempt to provide calm water at the jetty.
Media release by Alliance to Save Hinchinbrook (ASH) supported by members of the Cassowary Coast Alliance.
At the end of 2011 the Cassowary Coast Regional Council (CCRC) engaged GHD Consultants to meet with Mission Beach stakeholders concerning the future of the Clump Point Jetty. The consultants were supplied with a list of stakeholders by the CCRC which included representatives from tourism, commercial boat operators, traditional owners and government departments.
Full representation from the conservation sector was not included in this initial consultation.
Call for jetty upgrade
The Cassowary Coast Regional Council is being asked "why is it taking so long to rebuild the community jetty at Mission Beach"? read flyer
Brand new plan for marina
Cyclone Yasi is being used by would-be marina developers to take advantage of the post-YASI reconstruction effort.
A new concept has been presented to the Prime Minister, Premier, State politicians and government department officials in an attempt to cut through red tape and fast-track approval for a Marina. Once again the call for inapropriate infrastructure in the high ecologically significant area is holding up progress for a purpose built jetty to cater for the boating needs of Mission Beach.
Clump Point News
Up to date news and current issues of concern or interest about the future of Clump Point/Boat Bay.
Proposed rock wall at the Perry Harvey Jetty
Process to determine boating infrastructure at Clump Point
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Mission Beach Safe Boating Infrastructure update
Dept State Development Infrastructure and Planning
INVITATION TO OFFER NO. DSDIP-2127-13
Mission Beach Safe Boating Infrastructure – Design Services
Cassowary Coast Maritime Facilities - Demand Forecasting Study
Department of State Development,
Infrastructure and Planning
GHD and Economic Associates
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